InHouse Trainer / Assessor Midlands Area

David Miles Associates Limited (VW)
£20000 - 25000 Per Annum
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: In-House Trainer / Assessor
Basic Salary: £25,000 + Company Car
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

Location: Midlands Area

My client is the Uk's largest distributor of plumbing and heating supplies and construction materials. Organised in an array of trading brands, this company offers a wide range of services to its customers. Currently going through exciting and innovative transformation, my client is fast growing and hugely successful

The role of the Trainer / Assessor

As a field based Trainer/Assessor, you will cover the midlands area and work with and support a caseload of learners in the workplace and at training centres. You will be required to use a variety of teaching, learning and assessing techniques to monitor the learners and coach them throughout the process. Apprenticeship frameworks and standards are highly important to my client, so this must be adhered to at all times. This role will report into the team leader and daily tasks will include delivery and assessment of learners, completing and maintaining paperwork to the highest of standards, ensuring that each learner in aware of his/her responsibility with regard to the learning programme, and other varied tasks.

Main responsibilities of the Trainer / Assessor

- Signing learners onto the client's in-house Apprenticeship programmes and other relevant programmes
- Offering information, advice and guidance and carrying out initial assessments to identify learner needs using BKSB.
- Completing and maintaining all start, progression and completion paperwork and maintaining consistently high levels of audible documents.
- Delivery and Assessment of an assigned case load of learners over a range of sector specific qualifications.
- Ensuring that each learner is aware of his/her responsibility in the collection and presentation of evidence and fully briefing learners on the assessment process.
- Progressing learners through their qualifications through observation, work product, assessment plans, written and audio evidence and other methods
- Delivering outstanding teaching and learning of knowledge and functional skills components
- Mentoring & coaching learners with varying barriers to learning
- Following assessment guidance provided by Awarding Bodies

- Ensuring that observations are unobtrusive in the workplace
- Observing learners in the workplace and conducting assessments when relevant for frameworks or identifying further learning required for those taking an end point assessment.
- Depending on the qualification, judging the evidence and recording assessment decisions against the standards/syllabus
- Providing learners with the teaching and learning required in order to meet the qualification standards and assessment requirements
- Providing learners with prompt, accurate and constructive feedback
- For learners on frameworks, managing the system of assessment from assessment planning through to assessing evidence against the national standards of occupational competence within the qualification and recording the assessment decision
- Ensuring validity, authenticity, currency and sufficiency of evidence produced by learners
- Using an e-portfolio system to manage learner progression, achievement and ensuring completion in a timely manner.
- Agreeing new assessment plans with learners where further evidence is required to meet frameworks
- Agreeing plans with learners where further knowledge is required to meet end point assessment criteria
- Identifying at risk learners and ensuring extra support is implemented to prevent the learner from leaving the programme.
- making themselves available for discussion with the Internal Quality Assurer, Apprenticeships Funding Co-ordinator and/or EQA
- Demonstrating commitment to anti-discriminatory practice and equal opportunities
- Demonstrating commitment to safeguarding/prevent and ensuring learners safety at all times
- Ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of all learners, staff, visitors and any other persons who might be affected by Training's activities.
- Ensuring maintenance of confidentiality for sensitive information.
- Ensuring that learners are supported at in house workshops that form part of the learners individual training programme.

The Successful candidate for the Trainer / Assessor

- D32/D33/A1/ TAQA/ Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
- Minimum Award in Education and Training (PTTLS)

- English and Maths to at least Functional skills level 2 (or equivalent)
- Delivering English and Maths functional skills in a vocational (work based learning) setting
- CRB Clearance (check)

- Evidence of commitment to own Continues Professional Development
- Full UK Driving licence

- Good IT skills
- Previous experience of training delivery and assessment
- Experience of vocational delivery within a Merchanting/Retail/Customer service environment
- Occupational competent to deliver at least 4 of the sector qualifications we deliver - These include customer service, team leading, management, sales, business admin, warehousing
- Able to work autonomously and manage own diary and appointments to utilise time most effectively


- Experience of working within an L&D department within a corporate environment
- CIPD qualification
- Knowledge of Apprenticeship levy and trailblazer standards

Benefits Package for the Learning & Development Designer

- 23 days holiday
- Defined Contribution pension scheme
- Flexible life and health benefits
- Sharesave scheme
- Confidential Employee Assistance Programme
- Childcare voucher Scheme
- Excellent staff discounts and voluntary benefits including gym membership and retail discounts