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Skills Development Coach - Engineering

  • Date posted: Friday, 5 July 2024
  • Closing date: Sunday, 25 August 2024
  • Location: Blackburn
  • Salary: Up to £32,550 per annum
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Department: Engineering
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Interview date: TBC

Vacancy Description

Training 2000 is a large, independent training provider, based in Blackburn, Lancashire and is owned by the University of Central Lancashire. We have a heritage of over 50 years in Lancashire, delivering learning and development solutions and pride ourselves on delivery excellence in learning and creating outstanding talent.

We are seeking to appoint a Skills Development Coach to our join work based Engineering learning team.

The main purpose of the role is to be responsible for an allocated caseload of Engineering Apprentices throughout their programme from onboarding through to End Point Assessment, providing IAG, support, development, training and assessment in the workplace and training environment.

Some of the main duties include:

  • To manage a caseload of Apprentices, by preparing and supporting through to successful completion of their End Point Assessment
  • To provide comprehensive independent advice, guidance and support to employers, and learners with regards to their training needs and requirements and to link these where appropriate to the Training 2000 training portfolio of commercial and apprenticeship delivery
  • To participate in the learner onboarding process in accordance with ESFA funding rules, to include completing the ‘three-way conversation’ and skills scan ensuring a sound understanding from both employer and Apprentice of their required commitment

Please refer to the Role Profile for more 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
  • Birthday leave
  • Opportunity to purchase up to an additional 5 days holiday per year
  • Contributory pension scheme (after a qualifying period)
  • Life insurance based on 4 x annual salary
  • Annual CPD days and opportunities for career development and progression
  • Family friendly policies
  • Modern facilities
  • Scope for hybrid 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.

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: 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.