Nottingham College

Skills Trainer/Assessor - Automotive Repair

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£27,891 - £32,322 per annum
05 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
Subject Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Nottingham College is one of the largest further education colleges in the country creating opportunities for employment and progression to higher education for the people of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and across the UK.

Due to continued growth within Emtec, Nottingham College’s Automotive Training & Education division, we are currently looking for high calibre individuals to join our established team. Emtec is a name that has been synonymous with high quality automotive training & education in our work with global vehicle manufacturers in the UK and international markets.

If you are an experienced automotive training professional and looking for your next big challenge or if you have industry experience and are interested in being developed into a automotive training professional, then we would like to hear from you. We would also like to hear from individuals still working in industry who are looking to move into Training & Education.

Ideal candidates will be target driven self-managers with a proven record of accomplishment in delivering high standards of automotive teaching, learning and assessment. Experience with blended e-learning, e-portfolio, and IMI Awards qualifications and assessment practice would be an asset.

Essential requirements:

  • Experience delivering Apprenticeship and Adult Technical training/assessment

  • Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (or equivalent) or willing to achieve at the earliest opportunity

  • Assessor Qualification D32/D33, A1, Level 3 Assessors Award 

  • Minimum Level 3 qualification in area of expertise

  • Relevant industry experience (high performance or prestige an advantage)

  • Minimum Level 2 English and Maths

  • Valid UK Passport (for International Travel)

  • Full UK Driving License and use of a vehicle, as you will have to visit students and partnerships

General Duties:

  • Delivery of theoretical and practical training in line with the technical syllabus

  • Undertake regular visits to participating dealers throughout the UK to carry out coaching & assessment

  • Administer the Apprentice virtual learning platform and e-portfolio

  • Effectively progress Apprentices to achieve their programme in a timely manner

  • Develop effective working relationships with all key stakeholders

  • Provide regular learning development progress reports to management and other stakeholders

  • Actively market participating & non-participating dealers to maintain high levels of penetration

  • Undertake regular technical & educational CPD in order to maintain high standards

These roles carry an excellent remuneration and competitive benefits package including pension scheme, business related equipment and use of a company car.

We are currently looking to recruit to three specialisms:

  • Caravan and Motorhome

  • Multi Skill Accident Repair

  • Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

As a Skills Trainer within this occupational area you will be given a development programme to ensure you have the relevant knowledge and experience to effectively deliver classroom/workshop based training and assessment activity both in the training centre and apprentices’ workplace.

For further details on this post that the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Jon Rawson by email at /

The closing date is 11pm on Friday 29 March 2019 

Interviews/assessments dates are TBC

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

Please be aware that the College is currently undertaking job evaluation on all roles and implementing a new pay and grading system and new contractual documentation. Applicants should be aware that the advertised salary for this role represents the salary at the point of advertising but that this may change under the new pay and grading system.

Please be aware that this job is offered on Nottingham College terms and conditions of employment.

Please apply via the link.

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