Apprenticeship Quality Assurer (Communications & Data Technician)

Posting Date: 06 September 2020

Location: Fareham, GB, PO14 1AS

Company: Babcock

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Apprenticeship Quality Assurer (Communications & Data Technician) x2
Business Unit – Marine Training
HMS Collingwood, Fareham
Salary £26,000 - £28,000 dependent on experience


About the Role


Here at Babcock International, we operate a significant outsourced contract for the provision of education and training services to the Royal Navy. The training services comprise of naval technical and tactical training and education, delivered by Babcock Trainers as well as training support. 


As an Apprenticeship Quality Assurer within our Marine Training business, you will be supporting us as we deliver world-class training both UK and internationally. With over 800,000 training days delivered so far, we equip people to operate and support the most complex marine platforms, logistics and equipment - using our collaborative, customer centric approach.


You will provide subject matter expertise (SME) and quality assurance practices of Unified Communications Technician & Data Technician Apprenticeship Standards, for learners progressing on Apprenticeship Programmes for the Naval Service. You will deliver high quality assurance support services for Level 3 and Level 4 Standards, in line with national requirements and regulations. In addition, maintain quality records for Learner Progress Reviews and apprenticeship progression journey.


Main Responsibilities:


  • To provide Apprenticeship Programme delivery and support services for learners progressing their Apprenticeship programmes, ensuring the MWS output measurements are met
  • Under the Supervisors authorisation, work closely with the RN and National Authorities/Agencies to ensure a consistent and compliant quality assured Apprenticeship and occupational awards delivery output
  • Maintain Apprenticeship/Award documentation to meet RN and external Authority/Agency quality control and contract requirements
  • Monitor, identify and produce appropriate training documentation to uphold the centres quality assurance standards
  • As directed by the Manager/Supervisor, conduct Apprenticeship/Award Organisations quality control measures to ensure service outputs (this may include travel and overnight stay)


As well as working for the UK’s leading naval support business, we will also provide you with all the training, support and benefits that you would expect from a global company.

What do I need to do the role?


  • Previous Warfare Military experience in an Ops room environment – essential
  • Qualified to Level 3 (L4 desirable) or equivalent in: Data / IS / Communications competency or have 5 years proven experience of managing/using Data / IS / Communication systems within the armed services – essential
  • Assessor Award Qualification or equivalent – can be gained in post
  • Internal Quality Assurance award or equivalent – can be gained in post
  • Ability to obtain a DBS/CRB clearance

What else do I need to know?


You will work 37 hours per week Monday to Friday and will must the ability to obtain full Security Clearance.


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. 


Application Guidance


All applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job.  Once you have completed this you will be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please visit our website. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly. We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs. 


Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.


Armed Forces Covenant 


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our career site.


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