Apprentice Assessor - Engineering

03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client have an exciting opportunity to join their growing education team as a Field Based - Training & Development Adviser / Assessor, working out of the Midlands area.

We are looking for someone who has had technical engineering experience, along with experience of supporting learners within engineering – i.e. machining, mechanical or electrical maintenance, electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, PLCs, robotic or technical/product support, water engineering; ideally within a vocational/workplace setting, such as apprenticeships or NVQs.

Our client is the UK’s leading trade body focused on the Manufacturing and Engineering Sector: they offer a range of professional services to their members and to non-member organisations, which includes international blue-chip companies.

Main purpose of the job:

To monitor and assess learners, ensuring they have access and opportunity to achieve the qualifications in their learning plans.
Coordinate and manage the process of learning, assessment and verification through National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs).
Determine and develop training plans and where necessary negotiate opportunities for delivery through managed experience.
Liaise and assist clients to establish their recruitment and training needs

Key responsibilities:

Manage the achievement of learners
Maintain monitoring visits on a frequency that does not extend outside of eight weeks.
To assess learners progress by various means of assessment and provide progress feedback and progress reports
To provide learners, colleagues, parents and employers with timely, accurate and constructive feedback on learners’ achievement, progress and areas for development
Liaise with other training providers /sub-contractors to ensure successful completion of NVQ, Functional Skills and Technical Certificate, as appropriate.
To ensure the health and safety of learners and staff and carry out Health and Safety audits
Provide Technical Cover for instructional areas of the workshop if required.
Promote the products and services offered by the Apprentices and Skills.

Knowledge and experience required:

Time served apprenticeship, or a relevant level 4 qualification, or a skills specific NVQ Level 3 or the equivalent or higher
Assessor qualification – such as TAQA, A1, V1, D32, D33
Ideally you will have a Level 3 teacher training qualification
Recent industrial experience, combined with knowledge of current industry and best practice standards
Ability to plan, and deliver training and assess outcomes
Leadership and people development skills, with the ability to motivate learners
Good presentation and communication skills

Benefits & additional information:

37.5hrs a week - managing own diary and scheduling of appointments
Progression and development opportunities
Pension with up to 8% matched contribution
Annual leave of 26 days plus Bank Holidays – please note we do not work to an academic calendar

We require all job applicants to share our company-wide commitment to putting the Customer First.

If you are invited to an interview, you will be required to demonstrate a good understanding of customer service and to provide examples of having delivered customer service to a high standard.

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