Why move to New Zealand?

Safety

The 2017 Global Peace Index, which compares 162 countries for the risk of personal violence, rates New Zealand as the world’s second safest country just after Iceland.

Clean & Beautiful

Better still, it’s not just concentrated in a few remote corners. The great scenery of our wide open spaces surrounds and inspires us, even in our biggest cities.

That’s why nearly 22,000 expats interviewed for HSBC’s 2015 Expat Explorer survey rated New Zealand first in the world for overall ‘experience’.

Family Friendly

Balanced Lifestyle

New Zealand was rated sixth in the world for work-life balance in HSBC’s 2017 Expat Explorer survey

High Quality Education

New Zealand schools, universities and institutes are known worldwide for their high standards. You’ll find our qualifications are internationally recognised and welcomed by employers.

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Tester Job in New Zealand

Well-paid job in New Zealand

According to the research of CareerNZ and absoluteIT, tester job’s salary is Lower Average : $60 per Hour, Medium Average : $90 per Hour, Upper Average : $100 per Hour

Long-term Shortage List

Lots of Job

Average 1,200 tester jobs are listed on seek (www.seek.co.nz) in New Zealand .  AIIT has more than 200 exclusive tester job listing from partners. 

Long-term Career Path

What is a Job Ready Program?

 The Job Ready Program is designed for people wanting to get their first software tester job in IT Industry.  This includes international software qualification course, Internship and job placement support.  Participants will be led by  experienced tester expert the entire way, and receive hands-on coaching, one-on-one mentoring. 

Learning Theory

To be a tester, international standard theory for tester is required. our program is based on ISTQB syllabus and Glossary. Soft skills are included.

Practical Skills

Prepare and learn for real-life software testing skill used in New Zealand Government projects and commercial world. 

International Certification

Internship

Have “Real-life” job experience testing by involving in government invested, large scale, reputable projects in all over the New Zealand.

Job Support

Provides necessary support to take a next step. Be offered opportunities for employment through our government project partner and commercial partners

Job Reference

Job Ready Program Options

Options Job Description Software Skill Requirement English Requirement
Tester
Testers are responsible for the quality of software development and deployment. They are involved in performing automated and manual tests to ensure the software created by developers is fit for purpose. 
LOW
MEDIUM
Agile Tester
Agile tester is a relatively new job to software testing that follows the principles of agile software development as outlined in the Agile Manifesto.  
MEDIUM
MEDIUM
Test Automation Engineer
Test automation engineer is responsible for automating as much of the testing effort as possible. Determining what should be automated  in order to get the maximum return on the  investment.
HIGH
MEDIUM
Security Tester
Security testers are implementing, testing and operating advanced software security techniques in compliance with technical reference architecture. 
HIGH
MEDIUM
Test Analyst
Test analysts design and carry out testing processes for new and upgraded computer software and systems, analyse the results, and identify and report problems. 
MEDIUM
HIGH
IT Business Analyst
IT Business analyst help guide businesses in improving processes, products, services and software through data analysis. This straddle the line between IT and the business to help bridge the gap.
MEDIUM
HIGH

Step 1 : Training

Classroom Training

All our classroom training is based on ISTQB International certification scheme which will be led by ISTQB trainer. 

Duration : 4 weeks ~ 8 weeks

2 sessions per week, 3 hours per session in the morning/afternoon/evenings for Mon/Wed or Tue/Thu

Online Training

You will have a Online training access.  Upskill yourself with training delivered at a location that is convenient for you

Duration : Study at your own pace

What to learn?

  • Practical Software Testing exercise
  • The fundamental principles of Software Testing
  • How testing fits into the development lifecycle
  • The importance of test process, objectives, techniques and tools
  • Essential functional and non-functional test methods
  • Basic test design and measurement techniques
  • Fundamental test management principles
  • How to select and implement tools effectively
  • Collaborate in a cross-functional Agile team being familiar with principles and basic practices of Agile software development
  • Adapt existing testing experience and knowledge to Agile values and principles
  • Support the Agile team in planning test-related activities
  • Apply relevant methods and techniques for testing in an Agile project
  • Assist the Agile team in test automation activities
  • Assist business stakeholders in defining understandable and testable user stories, scenarios, requirements and acceptance criteria as appropriate
  • Work and share information with other team members using effective communication styles and channels
  • Explain the objectives, advantages, disadvantages, and limitations of test automation.
  • Identify technical success factors of a test automation project.
  • Analyse a system under test to determine the appropriate automation solution.
  • Analyse test automation tools for a given project and report technical findings and recommendations.
  • Understand “design for testability” and “design for test automation” methods applicable to the SUT.
  • Explain the structure of the Generic Test
  • Automation Architecture.
    Analyse factors of implementation, use, and maintenance requirements for a given Test Automation Solution.
  • Explain the factors to be considered when identifying reusability of components.
  • Apply guidelines that support effective test tool pilot and deployment activities.
  • Analyse deployment risks and identify technical issues that could lead to failure of the test automation project, and plan mitigation strategies.
  • Understand which factors support and affect maintainability.
  • Classify metrics that can be used to monitor the test automation strategy and effectiveness.
  • Explain how a test execution report is constructed and published.
  • Apply criteria for determining the suitability of tests for automation.
  • Understand the factors in transitioning from manual to automation testing.
  • Explain the factors to consider in implementing automated regression testing, new feature testing, and confirmation testing.
    Verify the correctness of an automated test environment including test tool setup.
  • Verify the correct behaviour for a given automated test script and/or test suite.
  • Security Risks
  • Information Security
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Security Auditing and Its
  • Role in Security Testing
  • Improving the Security Testing Practices
  • Security Test Process Definition
  • Security Test Planning
  • Security Test Design
  • Security Test Execution
  • Security Test Evaluation
  • Security Test Maintenance
  • Role of Security Testing in a Software Lifecycle
  • System Hardening
  • Authentication and Authorization
  • Encryption
  • Firewalls and Network Zones
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Malware Scanning
  • Data Obfuscation
  • Understanding the Attackers
  • Social Engineering
  • Security Awareness
  • Security Test Evaluation
  • Security Test Reporting
  • Types and Purposes of Security Testing Tools
  • Tool Selection
  • Understanding Security Testing Standards
  • Applying Security Standards
  • Practical Software Testing exercise
  • The fundamental principles of Software Testing
  • How testing fits into the development lifecycle
  • The importance of test process, objectives, techniques and tools
  • Essential functional and non-functional test methods
  • Basic test design and measurement techniques
  • Fundamental test management principles
  • How to select and implement tools effectively
  • Collaborate in a cross-functional Agile team being familiar with principles and basic practices of Agile software development
  • Adapt existing testing experience and knowledge to Agile values and principles
  • Support the Agile team in planning test-related activities
  • Apply relevant methods and techniques for testing in an Agile project
  • Assist the Agile team in test automation activities
  • Assist business stakeholders in defining understandable and testable user stories, scenarios, requirements and acceptance criteria as appropriate
  • Work and share information with other team members using effective communication styles and channels

Provide Sample Exam

Participants need to sit the ISTQB certification official exam in order to acquire the certification. So, We provide sample exams. Participants need to achieve 65% in order to pass the examination. You can retake exam if you fail.

Learning Support

Provides necessary support to take a next step. All our training is supervised by our leaderships.

Study Materials (35,000+)

Step 2 : Internship

Internship for Government / Commercial Project

After your course and if you pass the ISTQB certification exam, you will start the government project or commercial project internship (unpaid).

This Internship provides Career-oriented IT Skills (Testing). Analysis skills and Communication skills are also led by Mentor. We guarantee the quality of internship and its opportunities. The internship is where you gain government project and/or commercial project experience which can then be nicely added to your CV/Resume. There are projects for Full-time or Part-time (3 days per week)  or Part-time (Evenings).  The internship, location and schedule will be arranged at the end of the practical course.

Participants may choose the project that they are interested in.  In most cases, we will require you to sign a internship contract at the beginning of the project prior to starting your internship. You will be working in the office within a team and will be required to follow the project policies, regulation and requirements.

You will be guided by senior  testers 1:1 mentoring system.

Duration : 8 weeks

Our internship program is for 2 months contract with the option to request an extension. This extension should be agreed by relevant authorities. Terms and Conditions apply. Due to nature of Internship,  we don’t guarantee Full time Job offer. However, a lot of our faithful internships are getting full time job offer. we will do our best to meet employer’s expectation together with you.

Step 3 : Job Support

Interview Simulation

We will have an interview simulation with you to prepare real job interview

Dedicated Recruiter

We will assign your dedicated recruiter who will work with you to prepare for an interview. 

CV Review

Job References

We will issue Job Reference Letter with recommendation. This will be beneficial for getting an ideal job. This letter includes names, address and phone number of who issue the letter.

Job Interview with Internship Employer

After you complete the internship or while you are doing internship, your dedicated recruiter will arrange an job interview with your current internship employer.

Job Interview with other Employer

Current Employers

Auckland Council, St John (Staffs: 2,500), Vector (Staffs: 2,000), Vodafone (Staffs: 3,000), Spark (Staff: 6,000), Datacom (Staffs: 5,000) and more

Entry Requirement

Date and Schedule

Intake Dates for 2018

15 Jan 2018  

5 Mar 2018

7 May 2018 

23 Jul 2018

3 Sep 2018

22 Oct 2018

3 Dec 2018

Intake Dates for 2019

Fees

Internship Place Guaranteed!!

$4,900

Have “Real-life” job experience testing by involving in government invested, large scale, reputable projects in all over the New Zealand.

Allocate you a dedicated mentor who has more than 20+ years testing experiences who will work with you, helping you find the best practice

Weekly internship performance report will be given to find out things to be improved

After completion of successful of internship, we’ll provide a prospective employers with local references

All our candidates will have an international software testing certificates called ISTQB certified tester. ISTQB has administered over 700,000 exams in over 117 countries world-wide and recognized by NZ and AU too. Be a part of over 500,000 ISTQB certified tester network. (www.istqb.org)

Weekly IT English support by English professors will be provided

Our team will provide necessary supports when you become a full time. 

10 Job Interviews Guaranteed!!

$20,000

After you complete the internship or while you are doing internship, your dedicated recruiter will arrange job interviews with other potential employers to maximize an job employment. We guarantee at least 10 job interviews with potential employers.

Allocate you a dedicated recruiter who has more than 10+ years job placement and interview experiences who will work with you, helping you find suitable job

Weekly interview simulation with English professors 

Weekly CV review session will be held to support your to prepare best CV for you

You will have a full access to our online training contents.

Our community provides more than 35,000 software testing related ebooks, articles and certification resources. All FREE. 120,000 testers are sharing each others. (softwaretesters.net)

Provided exclusive job opportunities from more than 40 companies from our internal networks 

The fee will be charged in New Zealand Dollar. The fee is GST included. Full payment by bank transfer. Pay by Credit Card (4% surcharge applies). 
 If you are a PR or Citizen of New Zealand, installment is available. E.g. monthly payments. 

Apply Now!!

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