Assessor Trainer - Carpentry

We have a great opportunity based at our Bedford and Corby campuses for an Assessor Trainer, known internally as a Training Coordinator to become a key member of our Apprenticeships department.

As a Training Coordinator, you will play a pivotal role in the success of our students through:

  • Completing in depth, effective & accurate initial assessment of all learners on caseload and review progress against this initial assessment throughout the programme.
  • Co-ordinating all aspects of the apprenticeship journey from end to end in the plumbing sector. Including, but not limited to, induction, delivery, assessment of progress and deployment of integrated programmes of competence-based training.
  • Providing coaching and mentoring support to learners to ensure the successful and timely completion of their apprenticeship standard/framework.

Our ideal candidates will have knowledge of recent developments in training, assessing and verifying and knowledge & understanding of standards associated to the role, alongside the following qualifications:

  • Good all round level of education to include Maths and English to
  • GCSE (Grade A – C) or equivalent level (level 2)
  • A1 Assessor qualification or Training, Assessment and Quality Assurance (TAQA) Award
  • Level 3 in the relevant sector area

Training Coordinators

No assessor qualification, but significant industry or subject knowledge? Not a problem. If you do not hold the relevant assessors qualification, as part of your employment with The Bedford College Group we will enrol you on a Level 4 Assessors Apprenticeship, for more information about the apprenticeship and to understand whether the training would be right for you, see Level 4 Apprentice document.

Further details of the essential criteria for the post can be located within the Job Description.

About Us

The Bedford College Group aims to deliver world-class skills and education to the communities we serve. The Bedford College Group is comprised of Bedford College, Shuttleworth College, The Bedford Sixth Form, Tresham College and the National College of Motorsport.

Contract Type – Bedford College Professional Services Ltd (BCPS Ltd)

Full time, part time or hourly paid associate positions will be considered.

Full time: 37 hours per week (FTE 1.0) / 52 weeks per year

27 days holiday per annum, plus public holidays. (pro rata if part time)

An Enhanced DBS check will be required and you will be required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, which would not be filtered in line with current guidance.

Interviews will be held on 23rd February 2022

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in the interests of business continuity The Bedford College Group has made the decision to conduct out interviews via Microsoft Teams. More information on Microsoft Teams interviews will be discussed at interview stage.