Software Testing Apprentice ATOS IT SERVICES UK LIMITED

If you’re interested in helping Atos to ensure that software meets specified requirements, works as expected and is fit for purpose, then there’s no better place to start. During the programme we combine classroom training with hands on experience, designed to teach you all the skills you need to thrive in a long-term career as a software tester.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Your salary will increase to the Real Living Wage after 12 months.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts/times TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You’ll work on projects within our Application Modernisation Services team. Our Apprentice Test Analysts will be flexible and open to learn testing skills, such as:- 

  • Analysing, designing, executing, and reporting on tests along with the creation of test data.
  • Using appropriate testing tools, and techniques, ensuring new and amended software, together with any interfaces, performs as specified and intended using technical and functional specifications.
  • Building on your technological skills and using them within a professional environment.
  • Delivering test automation across multiple project workstreams.

You'll also be part of our overall Emerging Talent community and have the opportunity to get to know Graduates, Interns and other Apprentices in our organisation. 


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

The apprenticeship will blend on the job experience, face-to-face or virtual workshops and online learning, leading to the following qualifications:

  • Level 4 Software Tester Apprenticeship standard (national qualification).
  • ISTQB Foundation Software Tester (international qualification).

You will also attend an 'Advance Your Future' training course and  spend 5 days at The Outward Bound Trust. Both of these learning opportunities are designed to complement the learning that you'll get on-the-job and from the Apprenticeship Training Provider. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Although your apprenticeship will be for around 24 months, your contract of employment with us is a permanent one. We want you to have a long-term and successful career with us.

If you do well on your apprenticeship and want to carry on learning, the business may support you to continue further apprenticeship learning at degree level. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent GCSE or equivalent any 3 subjects (Grade 4-9 / A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent GCSE or equivalent in English (Grade 4-9 / A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent GCSE or equivalent in Maths (Grade 4-9 / A*-C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any IT based subject (Grade Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

You'll get 25 days’ holiday, plus the option to buy more; Private Medical Insurance; a pension plan; access to a range of flexible benefits; a fully funded training program as well as access to our vast in-house learning platform. As an apprentice you will gain your qualifications while working, so you are earning and learning.

About the employer

At Atos, as a global leader in secure and decarbonized digital business technology, our purpose is to help design the future of the information space. Together we bring the diversity of our people’s skills and backgrounds to make the right choices with our clients, for our company and for our own futures. At Atos, the future is our choice.




1 Trinity Court, Broadlands


WV10 6UH


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Software tester

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Mar 2023