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Software Tester Apprentice (Gooey Creative) Gooey Creative

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a Software Tester apprentice with Gooey Creative, a Web Development agency based in Manchester.

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Closing date: 17 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary - £14,000 - £18,000 DOE

  • Working week

    Full time Mon-Fri (Flexi time) Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Working within the QA team to test websites against our QA Checklist:
  • Working with software such as BugHerd, Codebase, Google Insights and W3C to test and log issues for developers to action.
  • Working closely with the developers to ensure projects are delivered on brief and to high standard.
  • Giving feedback to developers in a clear and concise way.
  • Working closely with the Project and Account Managers to manage project timings and expectations

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their work experience.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 4 Software Tester, with training in how to:

Ensure that the software used within your business operates as intended.
Design and prepare test plans and conduct software testing as appropriate to ensure your software is fit for purpose.
Collect and interpret the results of testing and make appropriate recommendations.
Understand the software lifecycle and apply software development practices.
Document and report test results.
Store, manage and share test data in a secure manner.
For a full list of programme modules visit:

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Ability to multi-task


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4,5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4,5) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits: • Remote or office based, or both. • Flexi-time • 28 days holidays • Pension scheme

About the employer

Founded in 2009, Gooey is a white-label web development agency based in Manchester. We work with 250+ agencies as their coding partner, building websites and emails for some of the world’s biggest brands.


Gooey Creative


202 Worsley Road



M27 5SN


Stephanie Mallinson

0113 3500 333

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Software tester

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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