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Edge Testing chosen as host employer/workplace mentor to support UWS’s Apprentice Showcase event

7 May, 2019
12 noon - 5pm

Location: University of West Scotland, Lanarkshire Campus

UWSEdge is delighted to be chosen as host employer/workplace mentor to support University of West Scotland’s Apprentice Showcase event at their new Lanarkshire Campus.

The event provides an opportunity for the final year IT:Software Development Graduate Apprentices to make short presentations showcasing their research projects before an invited audience comprising their employers/workplace mentors, 1st/2nd year apprentices and other invited employers interested in finding out more about the Graduate Apprentices programme.

Liam Rankine, Service Delivery Director and Jacqui McLean, Resourcing Manager from Edge will be there to answer questions on graduate recruitment, placements, training, development and give advice on how to find work opportunities.

 

About Us

Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, is the UK’s largest independent software testing company. With an award-winning and talented workforce that includes some of the UK’s premier testing thought leaders and experts, we deliver exceptional services to clients in the financial, telecommunications and media, utilities, retail and public sectors.  

Our Edge Academy

Edge set up the Academy in 2013, which is a learning program that combines hands on experience with classroom based software testing training at Edge’s various office locations. Classroom based training includes preparation for ISTQB certification, fundamentals of software testing, understanding requirements and technical skills.

Edge is committed to developing a young workforce and has been awarded Gold Status in ‘Investors in Young People’ in recognition of this. 

We recruit school leavers, those with further education qualifications from colleges and universities and career-switchers. All Edge Academy candidates become a permanent employee from day 1 and receive the same benefits, which include:

 

Career Development

Excellent career development opportunities

Company supported training, certification and mentoring at all levels – a minimum of 5 days per year training

Internal promotions – we aim to promote from within for all roles.

 

Employee Benefits

Competitive salary with annual reviews

Reward scheme based on company and individual performance

33 days holiday per year (includes 8 bank holidays)

Holiday buy/sell scheme (up to 5 Days)

Life Assurance

Spot rewards and recognition scheme

Awarded additional holidays for length of service

Retail discounts via Perkbox

Quarterly company get-togethers

 

We have strong belief that our people are key. We are very ‘team orientated’ and our people have excellent opportunities to learn and develop with our varied clients in addition to in-house training and talented consultants to offer support.

Visit our Careers page to see current job opportunities and what our employees have to say about us.

 

 

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