Engineering Training Officer – Welding/Pipe Fitter

September 20, 2021

Engineering Training Officer – Welding/Pipe Fitter


Salary:                              £28,000 – £31,000 per annum

Working hours:              Full-Time – 37.5 Hours per week.

Contract type:                Permanent

Location:                         You will be based at our Blackburn site with travel to employer sites with scope for some remote working thereafter.

Application Process:      Applicants are required to submit a completed Application Form prior to the closing date. These are available to download from our website.

Closing Date:                  31st October 2021



About the role:


We have an exciting opportunity at Training 2000 for a Training Officer – Welding/Pipe Fitter to join an established team of professionals within the Engineering department. We are looking for a committed, passionate and dedicated individual to join the team to support the growth of the programme and continue the successes.


The main purpose of the role is to provide training and assessment of engineering learners in the workplace and training environment.


The key duties of the role will include:


  • To provide training and assessment of engineering candidates in the workplace and training environment
  • To provide support for the quality assurance and compliance of engineering programmes
  • To maintain a safe working environment at all times
  • To liaise with employers, including visiting the workplace as directed
  • To assist in the maintenance of learner recording systems including tracking documents, e-portfolios and LMS
  • To adhere to T2000’s timetable schedule of assessment and reviews ensuring that any necessary adjustments are authorised by the Manager of Education and Skills – Engineering
  • To assist with T2000 marketing and publicity as and where required and attend marketing and enrolment events, either in person or on-line.
  • To provide comprehensive guidance, advice and support to Employers, customers and learners on their training needs, requirements covering all of the Training 2000 training portfolio.
  • To generate additional revenues in line with the Company’s business plan by recruiting quality learners through effective initial assessment and further development of existing client relationships in order to gain new customers both internally and externally to the organisation.
  • To carry out and effectively manage the quality assurance process in compliance with the Company’s policies and procedures adhering to the requirements of external stakeholders which includes awarding bodies and funding organisations.
  • To demonstrate knowledge and compliance with regards to GDPR and all associated Data Protection legislation. This includes having due regard for any personal data that you may come into contact with in your role which includes learners/ customers/ staff, especially when using portable or personal devices (laptops and mobile phones) or when working remotely, in order to keep data secure and confidential.
  • To keep up to date with all GDPR and data protection policies and legislation and understand and report any data security breaches promptly to the appropriate persons
  • To ensure that all relevant Health and Safety legislative requirements are in place, monitored and regularly reviewed to include up to date risk assessments/COSHH records



Essential requirements:

  • Relevant Industrial experience
  • Level 3 qualification in Engineering
  • Passion for Engineering and the ability to inspire and motivate learners
  • Pro-active self-starter
  • Willingness to learn and committed to own development
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) as well as good listening skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and develop and maintain positive working relationships
  • Full UK driving licence


Desirable requirements:

  • Knowledge of MIG, TIG and MMA welding techniques
  • Knowledge of plate work & sheet metal fabrication
  • Knowledge of pipe fabrication and assembly/fitting
  • Knowledge & experience of using fabrication equipment such press brakes, guillotines, rollers, pipe benders, bandsaw, radial & pillar drills






Why work for Training 2000?


We believe Training 2000 is a great place to work. We genuinely care about our employees and offer a highly competitive benefits package, including:


  • 27 days holiday (increasing to 32 days in accordance with service) plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part-time staff)
  • Opportunity to purchase an additional 5 days holiday per year
  • Contributory pension scheme (after a qualifying period)
  • Life insurance based on 4 x annual salary
  • Health Cash Plan (after qualifying period)
  • Annual CPD days and opportunities for career development and progression
  • Family friendly policies
  • Modern facilities
  • Remote working
  • Free parking (on and off-site)
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme


Equality of Opportunity

Training 2000 are committed to equality, diversity and access for all. We firmly believe in having a good work life balance and recognise that everyone is unique in their own way.

Applicants who, because of a disability, would prefer recruitment information/forms in a more accessible format should contact the HR team by e-mail: [email protected] or by telephone: 01254 54659


Safeguarding Statement

The safeguarding of our learners is at the heart of everything that we do. Training 2000 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, learners, sub-contractors, employers and visitors to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to the receipt of enhanced clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) or a check via the Update Service as well as other recruitment checks.


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