Apprentice Trainer - Mechanical (Part Time)

Fusion People Ltd
London (Greater)
29 Jan 2019
27 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
Mechanical Engineering Instructor / Trainer

This role would be on a Part Time basis for Thursdays and Fridays usually. Initially you would be required for a third day, certainly for the first 3 weeks so that you can get the relevant handover from the trainer and can establish which aspects of the training the new will be delivered.

Location : Acton Apprentice Training Centre

You’ll be accountable for delivering “off the job” Mechanical engineering training programmes up to level 4 standard to Apprentices so that they can progress to the next year of their chosen scheme.

In addition, you’ll have responsibility for delivering this training in line with nationally recognised Apprenticeship standards and lead body requirements.

Key Accountabilities

Responsible for designing and delivering the engineering technical training, theory and competence programs to the agreed Apprenticeship standards, embedding Maths and English learning objectives as appropriate.

Ensure all training modules designed together with written and practical tests, are assessed and checked to the correct sign-off standard.

Monitor and assess apprentices to lead body standards to achieve up to level 4 in technical engineering. Coach, mentor and identify gaps in knowledge and understanding. Devise and deliver plans to address any gaps.

Liaise and work collaboratively with the Apprenticeship Development Managers on the progress of each apprentice to support them through the scheme.

Monitoring and signing off apprentice electronic portfolios in line with program to enable them to move to the next year of the scheme.

Ensuring all necessary training material and equipment are available to meet the required training outputs of the modules and Ofsted requirements.

Responsible for maintaining accurate and confidential training records on each apprentice in line with GDPR, providing periodical reports on progress and ability of individuals.

Accountable for the discipline, welfare and safe working environment within the training area, including regular safety inspections.

Deliver all local induction training, key skills and all relevant Health & Safety legislation.

Ensuring personal compliance with LU’s Competence Management System.


In-depth knowledge of assessment process and lead body requirements. Desirable

Excellent understanding of Apprenticeship Standards. Essential

Good mechanical engineering background. Essential

Understanding of and ability to design for or manage different learning needs. Essential

Extensive knowledge of all areas of the training cycle. Essential

Knowledge of the capabilities of e-learning as a learning methodology. Desirable

Experience of evaluating learning interventions at all levels. Essential

Able to coach and mentor others effectively, with highly developed observation and feedback skills. Essential

Good understanding of COO Learning management system, including course management system. Desirable

Good understanding of COO Learning framework for the performance and development of delegates. Desirable

Knowledge and experience of operational issues. Desirable

Understanding of model business objectives and priorities. Desirable

Understanding of model / operating procedures and issues facing TfL and the public sector. Desirable

Understanding of relevant safety legislation and TfL safety processes and how they impact on Knowledge of post course reporting systems and reporting processes. Desirable


Learner-centred delivery skills (including training, coaching, facilitation, e-learning). Essential

Ability to assess delegates’ skills, knowledge and behaviours through various methods. Essential

Excellent communication and influencing skills, both oral and written. Essential

Strong coaching skills. Essential

Ability to think creatively and provide multiple potential solutions to meet a learning need. Essential

Ability to translate complex concepts and procedures into practical, easy to follow solutions that meet business need. Essential

Take personal accountability within a self-managed team, for delivering agreed project elements to tight deadlines. Essential


Proven practical experience in one of the Engineering Disciplines to a minimum of HNC or equivalent. Essential

Experience in a mechanical discipline. Essential.

Previous experience of working in a training environment in an Engineering Discipline. Essential

Experience of conducting thorough training needs analyses at all levels. Essential

Experience of designing and developing learner-centred training materials, using a range of methodologies including e-learning and blended learning. Essential

A1 assessor or equivalent qualification. Essential

Minimum of a level 5 teaching qualification – Cert. Ed. (or working towards). Essential


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