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Scaffolding Instructor / Assessor

  • Date posted: Monday, 26 February 2024
  • Closing date: Sunday, 28 April 2024
  • Location: Blackburn
  • Salary: Up to £40,950 per annum
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Department: Scaffolding
  • Hours: 39 hours per week
  • Interview date: TBC

Vacancy Description

About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity at Training 2000 for a Scaffolding Instructor/Assessor to join an established team of professionals within the Scaffolding Department. We are looking for a committed, passionate and dedicated individual to join the scaffolding team to support the growth of the programme and continue the successes.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver, train and instruct commercial and apprenticeship programmes which covers the skills, knowledge, and behaviours relevant to the occupational sector, whilst providing effective learner support.

This will also include responsibility for the day to day operations of a caseload of learners on apprenticeship programmes through reviewing, assessing and preparing learners/employers for the end point assessment within the scaffolding sector.

The key duties of the role will include:

  • To design, develop and deliver creative, inclusive learning programmes, schemes of work, lesson plans and materials to deliver high quality structured learning sessions to meet learner and customer needs and programme specifications.
  • To instruct, assess and support learners on level Scaffolding programme. Co-ordinate training sessions within the classroom and workshop environment and prepare for EPA to enable learners to complete their qualifications.
  • To prepare, agree and review apprenticeship training plans in accordance with awarding organisations specifications and standards, ensuring the effective evaluation of such programmes.
  • To contribute to the internal verification, assessment and standardisation of work process and to the development and delivery of the SAR and QIP in the pursuit of continuous improvement.
  • To ensure the safety and wellbeing of all learners in all work related and learning environments in accordance with the company’s safeguarding policy, health and safety policy, equality and diversity policies and code of conduct as part of the organisations duty of care.
  • To carry out regular risk assessments of the learning process and associated environments, in accordance with the company’s risk assessment policy and procedure, and accordingly implement any relevant control measures/action plans.
  • To professionally liaise and work with all key stakeholders involved in the learning process to ensure full integration, support and promotion of the company’s services, including relevant external organisations.
  • To be responsible for self-development including Continuous Professional Development and competence, incorporating both academic and professional training, in line with the Institute for Learning Code of Professional conduct and awarding body requirements.
  • To initially assess and induct learners onto the scaffolding apprenticeship programmes and support all learners to establish and maintain secure employment.
  • To establish positive working relationships with employers and supporting them on matters relating to their apprenticeship training needs and development in preparation for the end point assessment.
  • Complete relevant training qualifications in line with ESFA and current legislation and ensure that all activities follow ESFA funding contract and audit requirements.
  • 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
  • Adapt flexible working practices when required. The duties of post outlines are not exhaustive and the post holder will be expected to be co-operative and flexible, undertaking such other duties as may reasonably be required
  • To contribute to the wider business by supporting at events such as Recruitment Open Events, Aspiring Clubs and department events as and when needed.  

Please refer to the Role Profile for further information

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
  • Birthday leave
  • 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 and on-site cafeteria
  • 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.

Applicants who, because of a disability, would prefer recruitment information/application forms in a more accessible format should contact the HR team by e-mail: recruitment@t2000.co.uk or by telephone: 01254 54659

Safeguarding Statement

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.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance, we conduct social media checks for all candidates shortlisted for interview in order to ascertain their suitability to work with children and young people.

We reserve the right to close this job vacancy early, should we find a suitable candidate prior to the closing date specified.