Software Tester Apprentice (Kivue) KIVUE LIMITED

Kivue have an exciting opportunity for a Software Tester Apprentice to work for a growing innovative technology company. You will be involved in several aspects of product and applications development, which include analysing the user business requirements, development, testing and deployment of the solution where applicable.

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Closing date: 03 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary: £14,000 - £18,000

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Review and validate user/business/system stories and requirements
  • Translate the requirements to a series of tests designed to identify defects and malfunctions
  • Develop test environments and scenario driven test cases (automated and manual)
  • Executing all levels of testing, such as system, integration and regression
  • Regularly run tests during the various implementation stages
  • Analyse test results and detect potential issues
  • Suggest fixes, improvements and recommendations
  • Compile timely, comprehensive and accurate documentation, plans, and reports as requested
  • Build automated testing systems for regular checks
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with internal and external customers

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

Estio apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, we’ve purposefully built our programmes around the real-world use of modern technology, so that the skills we create can be directly applied in the workplace.

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

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The role offers a permanent role upon completion of the apprenticeship depending on performance.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Excellent project skills, Time management skills, Excellent written skills, Very good interpersonal skills, Ability to follow procedures, Out-of-the-box thinking, Eagerness to learn


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Familiarity with various software testing techniques. Analytical, logical and problem-solving mindset.

About the employer

Kivue Limited is a specialist PMO business with a compelling combination of a SaaS PPM platform - Kivue Perform and a set of high value PMO services including PMO as a Service to fulfil both long term and short term requirements. The Kivue team come from a deep history of over 30 years of delivering projects, programmes and portfolios. To develop Kivue Perform into a top quality and high value PPM platform, they have both applied all that delivery experience and learned from mistakes made by other PPM platforms they have worked with over the years to create an exceptional project and portfolio management tool that anyone can use and really adds value immediately.








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Training provider



Nabila Lotfy


Apprenticeship standard

Software tester

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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