Apprenticeships Trainer/Facilitator

Travis Perkins plc
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a regionally based role. You will have access to an office near to your home location and will operate across a number of training facilities within the region.

Apprenticeships are evolving and as an employer provider, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality training and support to all of our learners. In 2017, we started our work to launch new programmes across all career channels in the Group. These educationally linked programmes are offered at entry level right through to degree level and will offer best in class learning and development to help our colleagues achieve their career ambitions.

As part of this vision, we’re looking for inspiring and enthusiastic individuals to join us in this newly created role. As an Apprentice Facilitator, you will facilitate the workshops for cohorts of colleagues and Managers on a year long development journey.

In a typical week, you will need to be able to:

Credibly lead a high energy workshops and flexibly respond to learners, recognising levels of engagement in the room with a wide range of colleagues

Present key learning points succinctly and clearly, and then assess understanding

Be credible in a wide range of subject areas including

Sales and customer experience

Personal effectiveness and development

Key management skills


Project Management

Systems and processes

Challenge and provide developmental feedback in a ‘live’ group environment, in a way that is accepted and actionable

Take a holistic perspective on all the modules in a programme to ensure that learning is linked and their development builds throughout the programme

Support and mentor candidates that are completing development programmes (working alongside the Apprentice Mentors); stretching the high flyers and supporting the less able learners

Ensure the quality of delivery remains consistent and meets Group Standards

Work with Programme Design Leads to feedback relevant changes required to material and programme content to improve its effectively in application and identify any gaps or delivery improvements.

To excel in this position, you’ll have experience of facilitating workshops at both colleague and management level, with an engaging delivery style that succeeds in holding the attention of the learners. Our Apprenticeship team and programmes are evolving so you’ll need the ability to quickly adapt workshops to emerging needs. You’ll also be used to working as part of a large team.

Within this role, you will be expected to deliver 3 days per week with 2 days prep.

About Us

The Travis Perkins Group operates 21+ businesses across the UK. Everything we do and sell is all around you. With a £6bn turnover and more than 28,000 colleagues serving trade and retail customers from over 2,000 trading outlets nationwide, we are the top performing UK Group in our sector. From supplying materials for iconic buildings to helping out our local customers through the floods, we’re a highly collaborative, high impact business that’s been recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers.

The ‘family feel’ of our business has crafted a strong inclusive culture, where people come first - rewarding performance and building careers. It’s the reason why we are such a successful organisation, doubling in size in the last 5 years with clear growth plans for the future.

If you are interested in this opportunity to be at the forefront of our Apprenticeships vision, click the links below to submit your application.

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