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Mechanical Trainer/Assessor

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Workington, Cumbria
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/12/2018
  • Duration: permenent
  • Time left:
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    (15/01/19)
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The Role:
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.
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

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
* 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

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.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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