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Apprenticeship Quality Assurance Lead


London, GB, SE1 1UN

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Babcock – Emergency Services and training
Apprenticeship Quality Assurance Lead
London with hybrid working
£47,400 - £49,950


About the role


Babcock has been selected as the Metropolitan Police Service’s (Met Police) learning partner, working with a consortium of four London-based universities – Anglia Ruskin University, Brunel University London, University of East London and University of West London – to support the UK’s largest police service with the training of its new officer recruits from 2020.


The partnership with the Met Police will last until at least 2028, with a possibility to extend for a further two years, and is set at a maximum contract value of £309 million, dependent on the number of recruits trained under the programme.


Due to this exciting contract win, we are now looking to recruit a number of Quality Lead’s to ensure accuracy and consistency of delivery and assessment decisions across both the internal and subcontracted delivered provision across the PEQF contract.


You will conduct quality assurance activities in line with the IQA Strategy and awarding body (including HEIs) requirements, as well as conducting observations of teaching, learning and assessment providing clear, constructive, supportive and timely feedback to delivery staff. We are looking for candidates who will share best practice and lead standardisation activities to enhance and develop the programme and ensure consistency of assessment decisions.


As well as working on some of the most high-profile projects in the UK we also offer a collaborative working environment where innovation is at the heart of what we do.


What do I need to be able to do the role?


You will need to have extensive quality assurance experience ideally within an apprenticeship programme.


We would also like you to have experience in all or some of these areas:


• Excellent literacy, numeracy, and communication skills.
• Verification Awards i.e A1, V1, TAQA.
• Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 or equivalent.


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.


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’ve completed this you’ll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices.


If you experience difficulties please check our career website for more information. 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 we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


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 check our career website for more information.




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