Mechanical Engineering Instructor / Trainer

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    London, England

  • Sector:

    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum + negotiable

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    Katie Saunders

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Mechanical Engineering Instructor / Trainer

Duration - 6 Months

Work Location - Engineering Skills Academy - Apprentice Training Centre

Inside IR35 PAYE/Umbrella

It's Thursdays and Fridays cover ONLY.

They would like the person for a third day, certainly for the first 3 weeks so that they can get the relevant handover from the trainer and they can establish which aspects of the training the new person will deliver.

Location : Acton Apprentice Training Centre

You'll be accountable for delivering "off the job" Mechanical engineering training programmes up to level 4 standard to Apprentices so that they can progress to the next year of their chosen scheme.

In addition, you'll have responsibility for delivering this training in line with nationally recognised Apprenticeship standards and lead body requirements.

Key Accountabilities
*Responsible for designing and delivering the engineering technical training, theory and competence programs to the agreed Apprenticeship standards, embedding Maths and English learning objectives as appropriate.
*Ensure all training modules designed together with written and practical tests, are assessed and checked to the correct sign-off standard.
*Monitor and assess apprentices to lead body standards to achieve up to level 4 in technical engineering. Coach, mentor and identify gaps in knowledge and understanding. Devise and deliver plans to address any gaps.
*Liaise and work collaboratively with the Apprenticeship Development Managers on the progress of each apprentice to support them through the scheme.
*Monitoring and signing off apprentice electronic portfolios in line with program to enable them to move to the next year of the scheme.
*Ensuring all necessary training material and equipment are available to meet the required training outputs of the modules and Ofsted requirements.
*Responsible for maintaining accurate and confidential training records on each apprentice in line with GDPR, providing periodical reports on progress and ability of individuals.
*Accountable for the discipline, welfare and safe working environment within the training area, including regular safety inspections.
*Deliver all local induction training, key skills and all relevant Health & Safety legislation.
*Ensuring personal compliance with LU's Competence Management System.

*Excellent understanding of Apprenticeship Standards.
*Good mechanical engineering background.
*Understanding of and ability to design for or manage different learning needs.
*Extensive knowledge of all areas of the training cycle.
*Experience of evaluating learning interventions at all levels.
*Able to coach and mentor others effectively, with highly developed observation and feedback skills.

*Learner-centred delivery skills (including training, coaching, facilitation, e-learning).
*Ability to assess delegates' skills, knowledge and behaviours through various methods.
*Excellent communication and influencing skills, both oral and written.
*Strong coaching skills.
*Ability to think creatively and provide multiple potential solutions to meet a learning need.
*Ability to translate complex concepts and procedures into practical, easy to follow solutions that meet business need.
*Take personal accountability within a self-managed team, for delivering agreed project elements to tight deadlines.

*Proven practical experience in one of the Engineering Disciplines to a minimum of HNC or equivalent.
*Experience in a mechanical discipline.
*Previous experience of working in a training environment in an Engineering Discipline.
*Experience of conducting thorough training needs analyses at all levels.
*Experience of designing and developing learner-centred training materials, using a range of methodologies including e-learning and blended learning.
*A1 assessor or equivalent qualification.
*Minimum of a level 5 teaching qualification - Cert. Ed. (or working towards).