Electrical & Instrumentation IQA

11 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Protocol are proud to be working with an Ofsted Grade 1 training provider based in West Cumbria. Who provide a diverse range of employer-led training, including engineering apprenticeships, degree courses and postgraduate programmes. The company has established strong partnerships with academia including the Universities of Manchester, Central Lancashire and Cumbria.

Due to expanding training business, Our Client is seeking to appoint an Electrical & Instrumentation IQA. The position would suit a highly-motivated individual with a keen interest in the development and delivery of innovative and effective training programmes with a strong vocational element.

Electrical & Instrumentation IQA

Salary: £33-35k per annum, dependant on skills and experience

Main duties and responsibilities:

Monitoring the Quality of engineering assessors through sampling of learner portfolios, observations & company KPI’s to comply with the IQA strategy

Holding regular IQA standardisation meetings & ensuring the quality of assessment is up to AO standards

Meeting EQA’s & presenting company IQA evidence

Management of assessor training to meet TAQA standard on continuous cycle

Monitor the use of OneFile with all assessors & learners

Support assessors / trainers in the use of OneFile, including the training & support of new staff

Provide monthly reports from OneFile on learner /assessor usage & also administration support (for reports)

Essential Skills

This is a highly specialist role that will require the following core competencies:

Time-served engineer (E&I bias)

Knowledge of work based learning

IQA (IV) award (or agreement to work towards)

Assessors award

Good sound knowledge of Onefile

Desirable Skills

Experience of Internal Verification (min 3 years).

Ability to work closely with assessors & managers from all disciplines

Proficient in MS Office particularly Excel, able to create and work with complex Excel spreadsheets.

Initiative to be able to develop and improve systems and procedures.

Actively contribute to the achievement of the Business Plan, Self-Assessment and Quality Improvement Plan.

Personal Qualities

Proven ability to maintain and develop positive working relationships both internally and externally.

Present a positive and professional image at all times.

Maintain occupational competencies by attending informal/formal training.

Strong attention to detail with high level organisational skills and self-management.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Strong multi-tasking skills.

Ability to prioritise workloads.

Effective team working skills and collaboration in efficient task management.

The above should not be regarded as an exhaustive list of duties. You may at any time, be required to perform other duties, which the Senior Management team deem consistent with your competencies and your status within the organisation.

About Protocol

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We're more than a recruitment agency - we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.

Whatever your career goals, we've got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits - your future is in good hands.

The legal bit

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