Luminate Education Group

Apprenticeship Assessor - Level 4 and 5 Engineering (0.5 FTE) (LUM389/695)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
Commencing at £13,914.50 with progression to £15,202.50 per annum
29 Sep 2023
25 Oct 2023
Subject Area
Contract Type
Part Time

About the Role

HE Engineering in the HE STEM Department gears up the next generation of engineers, with passionate experts developing students’ practical and theoretical skills, together with solid understanding of industrial requirements, management and standards. We focus on covering multiple aspects of each specialism, health and safety knowledge, management, as well as engineering principles, giving our students an advantage over competitors.

Our engineering department facilities allow learners to gain relevant engineering skills and knowledge.  These include mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, and robotics.

The learners study at Level 4. You will oversee a group of learners, ensuring that they are supported throughout the year to achieve the best they can.

What You Will Do

  •  You will be visiting apprentices on site within the Leeds and wider Yorkshire area (including Huddersfield and Harrogate) to assess all work related elements of the Level 4 Engineering Manufacturing technician qualification (or similar).
  • In addition it will be your responsibility to prepare apprentices for the End Point Assessment (AM2S). 
  • You will be using OneFile e-portfolio system, so experience of this would be an advantage.

About You

  • Level 2 English and Maths (or equivalent) or commitment to gaining within 24 months of commencement of employment
  • Relevant highest level vocational qualification or degree in Engineering
  • Knowledge and experience within the curriculum areas industry
  • Experience of creating and maintaining professional relationships with employers.
  • Able to prepare and deliver training sessions in curriculum area.


There are plenty of benefits available to our staff members, here are just a few:

  • Annual leave entitlement - If you work full time, you'll get at least 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary closure days at Christmas (pro rata for part time staff).
    • Support Staff 27 days (increasing to 32 days after 5 years service)
    • Academic 37 days
    • Senior Management 37 days
  • Generous Pension schemes
    • Teachers’ Pension Scheme 
    • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes such as TOTUM card (formerly NUS card). 
  • Travel and commuting - discounted travel available through Metro card, Northern Rail, First Bus, Arriva Bus and Cycle to work schemes.
  • Learning and development opportunities -  including staff development days
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities - this will vary depending on role requirements

About Us

At University Centre Leeds, we provide a supportive higher education environment designed to promote and enhance independent learning. We have access to industry standard equipment unique to many of our subject areas. These range from our makeup studios to practical science labs. 

We are committed to lifelong learning and investing in our staff. You’ll have access to a broad variety of training and professional development designed to help you continually develop and grow. Choosing to work for University Centre Leeds means that you will be part of an inclusive and progressive learning environment. We hope that we will be part of the next step in your career and look forward to welcoming you to University Centre Leeds. 

We are proud to be the highest rated for student satisfaction in Leeds for the third year running (National Student Survey 2022).


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our students including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS check, online checks and must have two satisfactory references. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.


We recognise, value and champion diversity & Inclusion. As we engage with a diverse student population we want to ensure we reflect that in our staff population too. For us diversity is about building happy teams, full of people that want to learn and be inspired by each other, by our different experiences and backgrounds. It is important to us that both staff and students achieve their full potential.  Diversity is important to us, but inclusion is equally, if not more important. It’s not just about having the representation but also providing the people we recruit with opportunities and valuing everyone’s contributions and perspectives.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.


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