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Field based NVQ Assessor- Vehicle Mechanics

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Aldershot

Field Assessor
Location- covering Aldershot, Reading and Slough area

About the role

Here at Babcock International we’re looking for a Field Assessor to assess, monitor and prove competency in the learners for the Level 3 Apprenticeship. You will have a case of learners based mainly in Aldershot, but also across Reading, Slough, Bicester, Abingdon and Maidstone. You will be responsible for administering documentation, carrying out observations and invigilate on tests in order for the learner to achieve the full qualifications as laid down in the relevant Apprenticeship Framework. This role will suit someone with experience as an assessor in this area, or an experienced vehicle mechanic looking to use their knowledge in this role.


The role will also involve;

• Create and maintain an efficient work plan, practising effective time management and cost effectiveness
• Present to the learners and their management structure, the principles and any changes to the Apprenticeship programme
• Setting and reviewing progressive training objectives, mentoring, assessment and verification of Diploma’s programmes with learners in the workplace, maintaining a caseload of learners as directed by the TL and completing each framework in a timely rate
• Review learners as per caseload and contractual requirements. Monitor student progress toward achievement and give feedback where appropriate.
• To instruct, monitor and assess REME learners utilising Babcock (MoD) instructional specifications and assessment procedures including testing to achieve the standards required through the awarding bodies.
• Carry out the assessment and mentoring of the Diploma Level 3 in the workplace to the standard laid down by the awarding body and understand the delivery methodology of the Level 3 Diploma in relevant knowledge area.


What do I need to do the role?


You will have relevant experience of either delivering an apprenticeship programme or of working with learners to achieve their apprenticeships, with knowledge of work based learning programmes. Experience in a Motor Vehicle environment will be advantageous, but other Engineering areas will be considered.


We would also like you to have excellent time management and organisation skills and the ability to create and drive a culture that achieves results.


Lastly, you will have Industry related qualifications, and an Assessor/CAVA award will be desirable.


What else do I need to know?

• All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.


About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


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