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Apprentice Software Tester (Theorem Solutions Ltd) Theorem Solutions Ltd

Theorem have an opening for a Technical Support Engineer working with the consultancy team. The ideal candidate will have an interest in an engineering, computing, product design related discipline, with knowledge or experience in engineering or CAD, CAM design or IT support.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £15,000 - £17,000

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9:00am to 17:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Interface with customers to successfully record and interpret product problem definitions.
  • Interface with internal staff to progress problems through to resolution.
  • Generate reports to enable customer problems to be escalated internally.
  • Interface with customers to provide problem status updates and deliver resolutions.
  • Product Qualification Testing Theorem Solutions provide major updates of product software to their customers throughout the year. The Support Engineers role include support for the QA process, offering software testing support for sprint deliveries and formal product releases.

The role will include support testing across all primary product ranges:

  • Data Exchange Products.
  • Publish 3D Products.
  • Extended Reality XR Products.
  • Consultancy Project Support The QA Test Engineer role will provide support to senior members of the Consultancy Team in the delivery of consultancy projects.
  • Whilst previous experience is highly desirable, full on the job training will be provided to ensure that the candidate fully understands the Theorem product suite and supporting applications. The company will also provide any additional training felt necessary for the successful candidate to succeed in this role.

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

Estio apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, we’ve purposefully built our programmes around the real-world use of modern technology, so that the skills we create can be directly applied in the workplace.

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their work experience.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 4 Software Tester, with training in how to:

  • Ensure that the software used within your business operates as intended.
  • Design and prepare test plans and conduct software testing as appropriate to ensure your software is fit for purpose.
  • Collect and interpret the results of testing and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Understand the software lifecycle and apply software development practices.
  • Document and report test results.
  • Store, manage and share test data in a secure manner.
  • Level 4 national certificate.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Strong communication skills, Positive attitude, Enthusiasm to work, Working under own initiative, Manage workload, Prioritise, knowledge of Microsoft Office, Keen eye for detail, Strong analytical skills, Assertive, Self motivated, Ability to work independently, Passion about qualit3


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

A desire to develop a career within a rapidly changing business. An understanding of 3D CAD / Design – not essential but desirable.

About the employer

Theorem Solutions enable engineering and manufacturing companies to improve their design, engineering, data exchange and manufacturing processes by using their 3D CAD assets with the latest innovative XR devices (Augmented and Virtual Reality), interactive 3D Documents and 3D Data Translation solutions.


Theorem Solutions Ltd


Theorem House Marston Park , Bonehill Road



B78 3HU


Jessica Hargraves

0113 3500 333

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Software tester

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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