Mechanical Trainer/Assessor

7 days left

Location
Cumbria
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
05 Jun 2017
Closes
03 Jul 2017
Ref
RMS0178859
Contact
Abby Holland
Sector
Machinery
Discipline
Mechanical
Function
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role:
Location: Sellafield

Contract: Full-time

Closing Date: Open

The role of the Mechanical Trainer/Assessor is to deliver, assess and where necessary offer support to learners engaged in Mechanical engineering courses up to level 3, in accordance with the awarding body guidelines.

The role will also include the progressive development of the Mechanical engineering curriculum and the material associated with its delivery.

The role may also include other tasks as directed by the Training Manager.

The delivery and assessment of Mechanical engineering courses up to level 3.

The development of Mechanical engineering course delivery material and ensuring compliance with awarding body standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

To deliver and assess Mechanical engineering courses up to and including level three.

To develop and maintain the current Mechanical engineering course material including lesson plans and schemes of work for a range of courses.

Assist in assessing, changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement.

Maintain effective and efficient record keeping procedures. (ILP etc).

To review course content and delivery methods on a regular basis.

Assume responsibility for meeting his/her course and learner performance goals.

To ensure all relevant evidence of learning is accurately and correctly documented and completed for each learner.

Provide feedback and support to learners on a one to one/ group basis.

To assist in the overall development of the training centre.

To assist in the delivery of course material outside of the subject of Mechanical engineering.

To prepare and assist in internal and external audits.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Training Manager.

The Company:
Our Client is a first rate educational body with an end goal of educating, developing and inspiring the next generation of workers to the highest standard in order for them to enter the local working market. Our client operates in over 7 locations within Cumbria and has contributed monumentally to the local supply chain with 97% of apprentices going directly in to full time employment.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Have a minimum of three years Mechanical experience in industry.

Competent in domestic or industrial installation & maintenance, with proven knowledge and experience on plant and process control systems would be an advantage but is not essential.

Hold a level three qualification in Mechanical Engineering and have completed a full level 3 apprenticeship.

Have a sound knowledge of Mechanical engineering principles

Good numeracy, literacy and computer skills

Communicates effectively, both orally, and in writing, with learners, employers and other professionals

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Hold an assessor qualification or be willing to work towards attaining

Hold a recognised teaching qualification or be willing to work towards attaining

Has experience of delivering and developing Mechanical Engineering courses

An understanding of the Advanced Apprenticeship Framework and the funding process

Knowledge of alternative teaching/learning options

An intermediate level of understanding of MS office applications

Has experience of Training Needs Analysis and Programme Design


Personal Qualities

Proven ability, maturity and confidence to deal with a diverse range of personnel

Self-starter, able to manage a variety of projects independently

Ability to work on own initiative

Patient and shows control in challenging situations

Can take ownership for problems and assignment to resolution

Shows leadership when appropriate, but is also a good team player

Clear thinking and a simple communicator

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft’s services.

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