Automotive Apprentice Trainer

Posting Date: 18 February 2020

Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, GB, MK8 8DF

Company: Babcock

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Apprentice Technical Trainer
Milton Keynes
Competitive salary on offer, plus company vehicle


Babcock is one of the UK’s largest training providers offering government funded Apprenticeships to 16-24 year olds, providing work-based learning to the Automotive, Catering, Hospitality, Engineering, Retail, Leisure and Care Industries.


About the Role

Undertake the technical skills training of learners within your sector of expertise to fulfill the apprenticeship framework and company pathway.


Key Outputs:

  • Develop and Deliver Training Programmes for funded Apprentices to enable them to achieve their NVQ qualification and apprenticeship framework:
  • Deliver and assess any additional underpinning knowledge not provided by their workplace
  • Deliver and assess technical certificate qualifications & Functional Skills
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to the apprentice and their assessor as required
  • Monitor apprentices’ progress in the other components of their Apprenticeship framework (i.e. any sub contracted delivery)
  • Ensure training premises, facilities and materials are organised and dispatched as appropriate in a timely fashion
  • Ensure pre course material is dispatched in time for the commencement of any courses and that course evaluations are completed and forwarded for evaluation as per company procedures
  • Assist in the marketing of the Company Apprenticeship  programmes and other business opportunities to potential learners and employers
  • Ensure all documentation the Technical Skills Trainer is obliged to complete is accurate, on time and fulfils all contractual and statutory obligations and the Company’s Operations Procedures
  • Monitor all apprentices in accordance with their framework pathway
  • Undertake any self-development identified in appraisals and personal training and development plans


What do I need to do the role?



  • Practical current vocational skills and expertise in the areas you are required to train (minimum of NVQ level 3 or equivalent)
  • Recognised Training Qualification (desirable but not essential)


  • Experienced Automotive Technician, ideally with VW experience (not essential)
  • Proven track record of imparting skills and learning to others
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office suite, including PowerPoint
  • Empathy with young people and desire to assist them achieve their career and learning aspiration.



What else do I need to know?


  • Offers of employment are normally subject to satisfactory references and any other required pre-employment checks. In certain circumstances, successful applicants will need to satisfy security clearance requirements.
  • We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


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 we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.



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