FAQs

If there's anything you'd like to know before signing up to our graduate programme – you'll probably find the answer here. If we've missed something, get in touch at applications@qa.com

Can I choose my end customer?

No, we match your skills to our customer's needs so you can get onsite experience as quick as possible.

Can I choose which technology route I go down?

Your technology route will be dependent on what customer opportunities we currently have. This is so we can get you real-world work experience as quick as possible. We encourage you to keep up-skilling your technology expertise and will support you throughout your career with us. 

What locations could I work in?

All our roles require you to move to the end customer so we ask you to be 100% happy to live anywhere in the UK.

Where will the training be?

Your training will take place in one of our Graduate Academies in either Manchester or London.

What happens if want to leave within my first 2 years?

This role is a full time permanent opportunity, however as we cover all of your training costs we ask you to commit to us for a minimum of 2 years. If you leave within this period we would ask you to repay some of the training costs.

What support do I receive during training?

You'll have support throughout your training from our experts, and you'll also have a Consultant team to support you during your work experience.

Is the training paid?

The training is unpaid but we do provide financial support. This can be in the form of a monthly bursary or accommodation.

Where will I live during the training?

If you’re training in our Manchester Academy we offer a range of free accommodation in and around Manchester. The apartments are within a 10 minute walk from the QA Graduate Academy in Salford Quays, and are fully equipped with WiFi, TVs and cooking facilities. 

We also offer you a living allowance (instead of accommodation) if you are local or would prefer to find your own place to stay whilst in training.