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Mechanical Trainer/Assessor

Posted 5 January by System People Ended

Mechanical Trainer/Assessor (No Teaching Quals Necessary)

Are you a Mechanical Engineer looking for a change?
Would you like to "down tools" and teach the engineers of the future?
If you are looking for change after a career as a Mechanical Engineer then this could be the ideal move for you. We have an excellent opportunity for you to become a Trainer/Assessor in your field.

Would you like to work for a fantastic training provider based in West Cumbria? With on the job training this role would suit someone looking to move away from the trade and move into a teaching role where they can pass on skills and knowledge to the future Engineers.

You will need to be able to demonstrate via certificates or a deed of apprenticeship, that you have completed a Level 3 Apprenticeship (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering.

Please note that you DO NOT have to have any formal teaching qualifications to apply these will be provided free of charge by our client!

The position of Trainer Assessor is full time Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Up to £31,180

Contract type
Permanent, Full Time

Sellafield, West Cumbria

Company Information
The client is an Ofsted Outstanding Grade 1 training organisation, based in Cumbria. The company was established in June 2000 by 5 well know local partner companies within the energy and engineering sectors. The client has a fantastic success rate with over 98% of apprentices progressing into full time employment.

Their learners include; Apprentices, Adult learners, Higher Education learners and other corporate learners on short courses. They have five modern training centres across Cumbria with classrooms, workshops and IT suites to complete learners` experience.

The client is looking for qualified and skilled professionals from engineering backgrounds to become qualified trainers and assessors for their range of learners. Successful candidates will receive on the job teacher training to gain teaching and assessing qualifications upon which their salary may increase to higher banding.

You will work alongside other trainers and assessors in the same position and will have support and opportunities to develop. The training centres have state of the art learning facilities including working workshops for practical learning and classrooms for theoretical learning

Other Benefits
Free Parking
Free Teacher Training package to gain Level 4 Teaching Qualification and Assessing Quals
25 Days Holiday

Is this job right for you?
The role of the Mechanical Trainer/Assessor is to deliver, assess and where necessary offer support to learners engaged in Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship up to level 3. The learners are aged between 14-19 and are learning in both classroom and workshop environments.

The role will also include the progressive development of the curriculum and the material associated with its delivery. You will required to review course content and delivery methods on a regular basis while assuming responsibility for managing course and learner performance goals. The role also involves collating and recording all relevant evidence of learning and providing feedback and support to learners on a one to one/ group basis.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience;

Requirements (Essential)
Hold a minimum of three years Mechanical Engineering experience in industry
Time-served (i.e. completed full level 3 apprenticeship) in Mechanical Engineering
Proof of Apprenticeship qualifications via certificates or deed of 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
Driving License

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

Who are System People?
We are a local, professional Recruitment Agency based on Carlisle Airport Business Park in Cumbria. We cover North and West Cumbria and offer a range of professional temporary and permanent opportunities, which include; HR, Finance, IT, Marketing and Office Support. You will find our consultants to be friendly and approachable but most of all honest. We are not like other recruitment agencies and our consultants are not typical recruitment consultants. We do not work on commission; we work as a team to create a friendly, professional environment to support our candidates in their search for work.

If you are interested in this role, or indeed any of our other opportunities, please do not hesitate to call Lyndsey today to arrange a registration, we would love to represent you and help find you work.

System People are acting on behalf of their client as a recruitment agency.

Required skills

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship

Reference: 34151276

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