Training Delivery Instructor (WE Phase 3) x 2

Posting Date: 16 January 2020

Location: Fareham, Hampshire, GB, PO14 1AS

Company: Babcock

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Training Delivery Instructor (WE Phase 3)


Location –Fareham, Hampshire

Business Unit – Marine Training


About the role


Babcock operates a significant outsourced contract for the provision of education and training services to the Royal Navy. The training services comprise Naval technical and tactical training and education, delivered by Babcock instructors as well as training support (e.g. training planning, equipment support, routine maintenance and training design). The contract is entering an exciting new phase with renewed focus on training innovation, optimisation and collaborative working and this role will provide the leadership, management and drive to achieve successful delivery of all aspects of the contract in this new phase.


Reporting to the WE Phase 3 Training Delivery Manager, the Training Delivery Instructor has responsibility for core instructional duties that comprise management, support and execution of the delivery of courses to facilitate learning and development for up to 16 students in both systems electrical and electronic principles and equipment. Currently, all legacy training is delivered through a blend of classroom theory and hands-on application.  Imminent development and change to the way students learn, known as Project Faraday initiative, aims to introduce more Activity Based Learning (ABL) supported by Computer Based Training (CBT) and Computer Aided Instruction (CAI).


Ideally theoretical knowledge and practical work-based experience of a selection of the Royal Naval electrical and electronic weapon systems is desirable.  Where professional knowledge is incomplete, training opportunities could potentially be provided to all selected candidates. In addition to the primary professional teaching role, secondary duties will include routine updating of course / module supporting documentation, support to Training Design effort, Duty of Care over trainees during instruction, compliance with all the MoD and Company Security and H&S directives, and, willingness to embrace new teaching methods and enhance the learner experience.


The post holder will apply the Being Babcock principles in execution of day to day activities and leadership of their team.


Main Tasks:


  • Primarily to facilitate training delivery of system engineering principles and how they relate to the operation, maintenance, diagnosis and repair of Weapon Engineering Systems in accordance with the training plan and Babcock TQMS.  Typical disciplines include RN Engineering Management and Administration, electronics, weapons, communications / information technology, radar, sonar, control and workshops skill of hand.
  • As necessary facilitate training delivery in other engineering principles as identified in accordance with the Training Delivery Plan and Babcock TQMS.
  • To assist in maintaining and updating training documentation in areas of expertise.
  • To assess student course work and provide feedback on performance
  • Responsibility for the duty of care of trainees whilst facilitating training
  • Ensure that all trainees meet the Training Objectives and associated conditions and standards
  • Ensure the introduction of new approaches and technologies in the delivery of modern learning solutions, supported by the Training Delivery Innovation and Improvement Lead.
  • Ensure the continued development of the facilitative, student-centred pedagogy and blended learning approach developed under Project Faraday
  • Ensure Company health, safety and environmental procedures are implemented and complied with at all times.
  • To carry out the duties of First Aider if required, having completed the necessary training
  • Support the improved utilisation of Training Delivery staff, through accurate availability forecasting, maximising use of existing staff agreements to ensure appropriate application of leave approval and provision of time for achievement of development activities
  • Embed TAFMIS as the core of resource planning and training management information


Other Additional Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Carry out any other appropriate task that may be required from time to time
  • Flexibility against  a requirement for travel between RN/Babcock delivery sites within the UK as required
  • Ensure the promotion of Equality and Diversity throughout your area/department
  • Ensure compliance with MoD regulations and procedures


Communications and Key Contacts:


  • Customer: Ministry of Defence, Royal Navy Authority.
  • Learning skills councils, local government, national government, commercial clients
  • Suppliers: subcontractors, professional bodies, auditors
  • Other stakeholders: regulatory bodies, strategic suppliers, government standards agencies, legal advisers


  • Line Manager
  • Functional Management Team
  • Peers across the organisation


What do I need to do the role?

  • Professional level qualification (at least an HNC) within the engineering sector
  • L4 Teaching and Learning qualification
  • Defence Train the Trainer Instructional Techniques course or equivalent (successful completion)
  • Consolidated theoretical knowledge and understanding (within last 5 years) of RN Weapon Engineering equipment / systems.
  • Previous instructional experience of engineering subjects (ideally within last 5 years)
  • Experience in developing engineering based training courses
  • Experience (within last 3 years) of CBT/CAI principles, concepts and usage
  • ECDL or equivalent demonstrable proficiency in using IT (hardware/software) within the workplace


Application Guidance

If you are currently employed by Babcock please let your line manager know that you’re applying for this vacancy.  You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.


Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.


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.



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