Training Coordinator - Multi Skills

Benefits:

  • 27 days annual leave (plus public holidays) (pro rata)
  • Peoples Pension
  • Retail and leisure discounts

About the role:

We are looking for a Training Coordinator to join  our Apprenticeships department at our Bedford and/or Corby campus. 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.
  • Coordinating 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
  • Assessing learners performance and progress against the awarding body’s standards
  • Coordinating the internal verification process, implementing and maintaining the College policies and procedures
  • Responsibility for developing and co-ordinating specific training programmes
  • Assisting the Group Training Manager in a range of activities that will contribute to improving curriculum development and excellence

About you:

  • Good all round level of education to include Maths and English, 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
  • Recent relevant commercial or industrial experience within the occupational area
  • Experience of training and assessing competence based programmes
  • Experience of co-ordinating competence based programmes
  • Experience of liaising with work based providers/employers
  • Strong administration and coordination skills to ensure all learner records are in accordance with audit requirements and apprenticeships are coordinated successfully
  • Ability to travel across a geographical area

Successful candidates must also be able to demonstrate alignment to our organisational VISION values:

  • Valuing Teamwork - We are one team who by working together can achieve great things, respecting the opinion and valuing the contribution each of us makes.
  • Improving Continuously - We challenge ourselves to always do better by trying new things, sharing knowledge, reflecting on practice and learning from others.
  • Student Centred - At our heart is always doing what is best for our students. We consider students in all of our decision making to create positive outcomes and memorable experiences for every student.
  • Inclusive - We celebrate differences and diversity, recognising that we can learn from each other.
  • Open and Caring - We care about the wellbeing of our staff, our students, our community and wider society, creating an environment built on trust where we listen, engage with and support each other.
  • Nurturing Education Excellence - We promote educational excellence by delivering programmes that challenge our students to achieve their ambitions.

About The Bedford College Group
The Bedford College Group was formed in 2017 following the merger of Bedford College and Tresham College and is now the largest provider of education in the South East Midlands, with over 15,000 students passing through our doors each year.

Today, the Group is made up of a family of colleges across Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire: Bedford College, Central Bedfordshire College and Tresham College in the towns of Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard, Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough; Shuttleworth College, a specialist land-based college; The Bedford Sixth Form, (the only dedicated sixth form in Bedford); The Corby Sixth Form, (opened in September 2023); and the National College for Motorsport alongside Silverstone race circuit. To widen accessibility to education and training, the Group also has community-based Learning Centres in Bedford, Corby and Kettering which offer IT training.

Safeguarding our Students
The Bedford College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to thorough vetting process which includes, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions and further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide. The Bedford College Group's policy on Employment of Ex-Offenders is attached to this vacancy.

Candidates who are barred from working with children are reminded it is a criminal offence to apply for this post.

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