Technical Trainer

Planet Forward Ltd
£30000 - £40000/annum
17 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Currently recruiting for an experienced Technical Trainer to join a fantastic, rapidly growing, innovative organisation specialising in cutting edge technology and engineering.

The Apprentice Technical Trainer role is required to manage and develop a comprehensive and innovative teaching and learning experience in a variety of practical and theoretical skills within the current apprenticeship trailblazer standards.

The role will include the understanding of the advanced manufacturing trailblazer standards, analysis of training needs and the successful person will be required to facilitate the undertaking of training programmes of individuals and groups to national standards and the satisfaction of customers, maintaining feedback assessment and performance records at all times.

The role will focus on the following responsibilities:

• Delivery of high-quality and engaging technical training (practical, theoretical and distance based) to Apprentices through the current advanced manufacturing trailblazer standards (L3 Product Design and Development and Mechatronics)
• Learning content creation and development of apprenticeship trailblazers’ schemes-of-work. Identifying and coordinating the integration of relevant existing training offers from industry partners into the apprenticeship scheme of work
• Liaising with my clients personnel including but not limited to Engineering Technicians and Research Engineers to ensure the Apprenticeship programme continues to meets the company vision whilst ensuring synergies are realised
• Monitoring of learning environment, learner workplace Health, Safety and welfare
• Ensuring the progress of the whole caseload of Learners towards all framework components is synonymous with timely achievement by carrying out regular reviews.

Essential Competencies:

• Current Technical competence within the HVM sector
• IT literate including LMS and generic Microsoft Office packages including Word, PowerPoint and MS Outlook
• A good standard of written and verbal communication Focused on delivering objectives and targets
• Problem solving and decision making skills
• Ability to be creative in thought processes and delivery
• Keeping up to date with all the latest industry information
• Being aware of all changes in the legislation and apprenticeship standards
• Keeping up to date with all changes that occur in regards to Awarding Organisations
• To be prepared to attend any course that will enhance work related skills
• Carry out regular performance development reviews with identified apprentices
• Plan, design and delivery of engineering training programmes
• Ensure that safe working practices are maintained at all times
• Evidence of lean practices and training delivery
• Career development, coaching and counselling


• Industry related qualifications such as HND, or NVQ's - essential
• Functional Skills Level 2 / GCSE's in Maths and English grade C or above - essential
• CAVA or equivalent assessor qualifications - desirable
• Recognised Training/Teaching Qualification - desirable
• Internal Quality Assurance qualifications – desirable
• IOSH Managing Safely – desirable

Personal Qualities:

• Self-starter, able to work on own initiative
• Determination to succeed and passion about the subject area
• Highly articulate, highly presentable excellent written and oral communication skills Confidence to give presentations to a wide variety of audiences
• Team player
• Able to travel throughout the UK, occasionally overseas if required Full Driving licence required
• Self-motivated regarding their Continual Professional Development
• Have a clear DBS check in the past 2 years

Desirable Experience:

• Delivering training solutions to the wider engineering sector (employer funded programmes / placements)
• Experience of operating within R&D and HVM
• Operating with external stakeholder groups (Academic I Industrial etc.) Familiarisation with LMS or VLE learning environments

If this is of interest please get in touch for an informal and confidential conversation on (Apply online only).

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