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Mechanical Trainer/Assessor

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Workington, Cumbria
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 19/09/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
An opportunity has opened up as a Mechanical Trainer/Assessor at a college in Workington. The role will be responsible for delivering, assessing and offering support to learners engaged in Mechanical engineering courses up to level 3, in accordance with the awarding body guidelines. The position will include involvement in the development of the Mechanical Engineering curriculum, ensuring course delivery materials are fit for purpose and compliant with awarding body standards.

Duties and Responsibilities will include:

* Delivering and assessing Mechanical engineering courses up to and including level 3.
* Developing and maintaining the current Mechanical engineering course material including lesson plans and schemes of work for a range of courses.
* Assisting in assessing, changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement.
* Maintaining effective and efficient record keeping procedures. (ILP etc).
* Reviewing course content and delivery methods on a regular basis.
* Responsibility for meeting learner performance goals.
* Ensuring all relevant evidence of learning is accurately and correctly documented and completed for each learner.
* Providing feedback and support to learners on a one to one/ group basis.
* Assisting in the overall development of the training centre.
* Assisting in the delivery of course material outside of the subject of Mechanical engineering.
* Preparing and assisting in internal and external audits.

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:
* Minimum of three years Mechanical experience in industry.
* Level 3 qualification in Mechanical Engineering and have completed a full level 3 craft apprenticeship.
* Have a sound knowledge of Mechanical engineering principles
* Full UK Driving licence

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* 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 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
* Experience in Mechanical 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.

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