Mechanical Trainer/Assessor

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Job Description

Main purpose of the job: 

 

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.

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.

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

 

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


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