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.
The role will also include the progressive development of the Mechanical engineering curriculum and the material associated with its delivery.
The role may also include other tasks as directed by the Training Manager.
The delivery and assessment of Mechanical engineering courses up to level 3.
The development of Mechanical engineering course delivery material and ensuring compliance with awarding body standards.
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.
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 and have completed a full level 3 apprenticeship.
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
Additional Requirements (Desirable)
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
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
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