Mechanical Apprentice Training Instructor

Full Time Permanent

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Mechanical Training Instructor

Department: Learning & Development
Location: Port Talbot
Salary Band: £25,000- £32,000

The Role:

Acorn is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Apprentice Instructor to be based from our Apprentice Training Academy in Port Talbot. You will be expected to cover all South Wales sites in the delivery of training.

Instructors are subject matter experts who are responsible for the design, delivery, assessment and evaluation of high impact learning events.

The Mechanical Apprentice Instructor will work in partnership with a range of internal &/or external stakeholders to ensure that training approaches are efficient, effective and meet business needs and/or the requirements of national qualification bodies, ensuring transfer of learning with optimum return on training investment.

Working within the Apprentice Training team, you will be responsible for providing support and guidance to learners, providing a positive learner experience and ensuring the team KPI's are met. The Mechanical Apprentice Instructor will also be responsible for the delivery and assessment of National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs).

Duties and responsibilities with the role will include but not be limited to:

* Ensuring that all safety, health & environment requirements, including both our clients and relevant third party regulatory bodies all fully met with regard to all development / training activities (e.g. Competent Authority, HSE, Lloyds Audit etc.).
* Designing training materials to enable individuals to successfully complete a programme of learning as defined by the relevant body
* Maintaining & improve the training environment, ensuring that facilities, equipment, tools and materials are maintained safely and are fit for use
* Delivering training effectively, demonstrating insight into learning techniques and adapting delivery style appropriately to the learner
* Understanding the requirements of external accrediting bodies and be occupationally competent to assess the knowledge & skill requirements.

What we're looking for?

As a Mechanical Apprentice Instructor, you will;

* Have completed an apprenticeship and have up to date Plant knowledge.
* Be educated to HNC/HND level in a relevant discipline
* Hold previous experience of operating and training individuals on mechanical workshop machines

You will also be capable of using Microsoft Office and other IT programs, and will have a good understanding of the education system. Ideally you will hold further qualifications such as Train the Trainer but if not, you will be given the support you need to be perform your role to the highest standard.

The Benefits

Our client offers their employees significant benefits packages. For this role, you will benefit from:

* A market competitive salary
* 35 days holidays per annum
* Annual Pay Review
* Annual Bonus Scheme – subject to business performance
* Private Healthcare Scheme (Individual cover)
* One of the UK's leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)

We also have an extensive list of lifestyle benefits including free onsite parking at all of our sites, an employee assistance programme as well as Employee discount scheme for companies including Vodafone, Nissan, Jaguar Land Rover and also various local services.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment