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Instructional Designer

Instructional Designer

Our client BAE Systems is looking for an Instructional Designer for a 12 month contract based in Broad Oak, Portsmouth.

As an individual or as part of a team they will undertake Instructional Design during development and support phases of the training lifecycle within agreed timescales and budget, to an acknowledged Systems Approach to Training.

Training design activities involve taking the Training Analysis output and designing instructional course material for various equipments using a variety of training media (PowerPoint, Adobe Storyline 360 etc.)

Attend meetings/workshops with industry, Customers, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to capture data efficiently and accurately.


  • Conduct Instructional Design in accordance with the UK MoD's Defence Systems Approach to Training and the associated Quality Management Standard (QMS).
  • Support training solution integration & acceptance activities.
  • Adhere to BAE Systems Governance, Configuration and Change Control processes.
  • Provide Training related advice on Instructional Design to Technical and Engineering authorities.
  • Provide advice and guidance to support the procurement of training media.


  • Have successfully completed a Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT) Instructional Design course (preferably Defence Academy Course No. 98 - DSAT Detailed Design and Development) or a similar training framework course.
  • Have knowledge and proven ability of the successful application of the Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT), including the DSAT QMS and DSAT guidance documentation.
  • Have knowledge of current learning and development methodologies and training methods and media (including Computer Based Training (CBT), multimedia, simulation and Virtual Reality (VR)).
  • Have a working knowledge of Training Lifecycle Management.
  • Knowledge of Royal Navy branch structures (Surface, Sub-Surface, Fleet Air Arm and Royal Marines) and their associated training pipelines would be advantageous.
  • Instructional Design within the Royal Navy Training System would be advantageous.
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