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Vehicle Technician Assessor


Wymbush, GB, MK8 8DF

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:         Vehicle Technical Assessor
Location:         Milton Keynes, UK - Onsite
Compensation:     £27,000 - £30,000 + vehicle or vehicle allowance (£4,200) + benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent
Role ID:         SF 43816

Make your vehicle technician skills count

Babcock Land is a business employing almost 6,000 skilled personnel to deliver complex Civil and Military services; and if you join us, you can play your part as a Vehicle Technical Assessor at our Milton Keynes site.
Babcock is an international company, supporting and enhancing our customers’ capabilities and assets by meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.


Babcock Training 


The Vehicle Technical Assessor role is based within our Civil Training business area.


With a rich history of service excellence, Babcock is a trusted name across the training and apprenticeships market. We have an enviable track record in delivering intelligent and compelling workforce development solutions and are one of the UK’s largest and most reputable training providers.


Our solutions range from bespoke, employer-led apprenticeship programmes to pioneering digital simulations and we work closely with all of our customers to reflect their organisational needs. Supporting both private and public sector businesses, a customer focused solution is at the heart of who we are, consistently putting the employer brand at the forefront of programme design.


As one of the UK’s largest apprenticeship providers, we offer apprenticeships at multiple levels in engineering with particular expertise in the rail, automotive, nuclear and energy industries as well as the British Army and Emergency Services. We also deliver apprenticeships across retail, hospitality, active leisure, adult care, automotive, business, customer service, early years care and warehousing sectors.


Having delivered apprenticeships for over 20 years we have developed an enviable reputation across the marketplace, delivering high quality solutions for employers and apprentices alike.


The role


The difference our new Vehicle Technical Assessor will make
As a Vehicle Technical Assessor, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. This is a rewarding role with great work-life balance, where you will be accountable for assessing apprentices at the end of their first, second and third years to ensure that their skills are at the appropriate level. This is your opportunity to ensure the high quality expected from VWG apprentices.   


Day to day, you’ll use your experience as a technician or mechanic to carry out assessments of VWG apprentices for their factory accreditation against clients agreed targets and IMI set standards to achieve their qualifications. You will set up and facilitate various assessments in a timely and standardised fashion and support the training team to deliver high quality, valid and reliable assessments. 


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 


We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role is based onsite at Milton Keynes. 


Essential experience


  • At least one-year relevant industry experience.
  • Experience as a technician or mechanic. 
  • Level 3 Automotive qualification (IMI, City&Guilds etc). 
  • Must hold or have ability to obtain enhanced DBS security clearance with Adults Barred Listed Check.


Should you be successful and invited to interview you will be required to complete a criminal declaration form.  Please note this does not disqualify you from the role.


What we offer


Generous benefits including:

  • Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays 
  • Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 6% of salary, with life assurance
  • Working from home and flexible work patterns 
  • Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
  • Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
  • Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 


For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance


All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


We believe the position you are applying for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such, should you be invited to interview you will be required to declare all unspent convictions and conditional cautions, and all spent convictions and adult cautions (simple or conditional) that are not ‘protected’ (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020); and


The position you are applying for may involve engaging in regulated activity with children and/or vulnerable adults and it is a criminal offence to apply for this role if you are barred from working with children and/or vulnerable adults.  Given the nature of the role, employment is conditional upon a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check which will include a children’s and/or adults’ barred list check, and you will be required to provide the necessary identification documents at interview to enable the DBS check to be completed before you commence employment.  These identification documents may be different to those required to confirm your right to work in the UK.



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