Mechanical Technical Training Assessor

  • Location

    Merseyside, England

  • Sector:

    Further Education

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £29000 - £34000 per annum + Mileage, Car Allowance, 33 Days AL

  • Contact:

    Sam John

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


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Main Purpose of Job

To deliver training, assessment, and support to ensure the achievement and experience for

students is exceptional.

Teaching and Learning

  • To mentor coach and assess apprentices to ensure timely achievement
  • Monitor and ensure compliance to the 'off the job training' requirement
  • To monitor and record student progression throughout the programme
  • Develop and implement teaching and learning strategies which ensure students are
  • successful at EPA
  • To be able to assess and support Mechanical Engineering at L2 / L3 / L4 in practical
  • based elements of the learning environment.
  • Conduct performance and occupational behavioural reviews
  • To promote student centred learning
  • To embed stretch and challenge so all students reach their full potential.
  • To identify and implement strategies to ensure that the student's learning experience is
  • of the highest standard.
  • Ensure the H&S of the employers' environment is suitable for learners
  • To ensure every student is safeguarded


  • Have a minimum level 3 qualification in a relevant Mechanical engineering
  • maintenance/manufacturing discipline.
  • Good level of English and Maths minimum grade C/4
  • have an Assessor award A1, or equivalent, or a willingness to complete the award
  • within one year of commencing employment.
  • Preferably have an I.V qualification or willing to work towards


  • Have Experience of mentoring or coaching.
  • Have Evidence of formal structured training
  • Be technically knowledgeable and experienced in Mechanical Engineering
  • maintenance and assessing within a manufacturing environment.
  • Current experience or assessor activity in mechanical engineering
  • maintenance/manufacturing discipline
  • Vocational experience of working in industry
  • A willingness to undertake professional development to address specific vocational
  • skill requirements
  • A driving licence free from major endorsements and the ability to travel within
  • Experience / understanding working with the apprenticeship standards

Knowledge / Experience

Training/Assessor requirements:

  • Be technically knowledgeable and a strong vocational background in Mechanical
  • Engineering with a minimum of 3 years industry sector experience
  • experienced in Mechanical Engineering maintenance
  • Assessed within Industry / a Food & Drink manufacturing environment.
  • Have Experience of working with Awarding Bodies and knowledge of their systems
  • and paperwork
  • Have Experience of reviewing and monitoring student progress on programme and
  • whilst within company
  • Experience of working with outside agencies and organisations
  • Experience of electronic portfolios (such as One File)
  • ICT skills in Excel/Word/Outlook
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Experience of effective team working and effective relationships between staff and
  • students
  • Ability to develop supportive working relationships key stakeholders
  • Current knowledge of awarding body practices, through up-to-date training is
  • preferable
  • Knowledge of safeguarding issues
  • Knowledge of equality and diversity issues
  • Any other duties as required


  • To take an active role in the induction and support of students.
  • To promote and safeguard the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults.
  • To meet the individual needs of all students to ensure achievement
  • To support high levels of attendance, retention and achievement.

Additional information:

This role will be subject to enhanced DBS check


  • Ability to manage and resolve a range of situations in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to contribute to the whole student pathway experience
  • Effective communicator
  • Flexible approach
  • Logical approach to problem solving

Post Information

  • Reports to Head of Technical Services
  • Competitive Salary
  • Car allowance
  • 35 hrs per week
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays (rising to 28 days after 5 Years)