Main purpose of the job:
Main 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.
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
Car driver with access to a vehicle.
Desirable Skills & Experience:
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
Have construction plant maintenance experience
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/AutoCAD
Ability to deliver commercial training
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