Quality Assurance Tester

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Currently Employed in Scotland

What is a Quality Assurance Tester

Your day involves testing a new game to make sure it doesn’t have any glitches. Work with the a range of platforms, such as Playstation, Xbox and PC. Test out RPGS, first person shooters and multiplayer stories. 

Top 3 job tasks:

  • Test out different games and take note of any glitches.
  • Contribute to game production process.
  • Create documents on bugs that have been found.

Getting in and Qualifications


There's no set pathway to becoming a Quality Assurance Tester. However, many Quality Assurance Testers will have studied a degree in Quality Assurance.

Quality Assurance Testers have knowledge of computers, so an apprenticeship in Software Development Data Science are also good options.


Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to check exactly what you will need.