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Trainer - Controls / Electronics


Portsmouth, GB, PO12 3BY

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job title: Trainer - Electronics

SF 448550
Location: Gosport – HMS Sultan
Business Unit: Defence Training 

Purpose of role


To deliver high quality practical and theoretical training in Electronic Control systems on behalf of Defence College of Technical Training Electro-Mechanical Training Contract (DCTT EMTC) in line with Company standards and contractual requirements.


EMTC 2 operates within an era of severe budgetary pressure for the MoD; as such all employees are required to:


  • Continually improve the way they contribute to the business.
  • Ensure that they are best equipped to support future change.
  • Ensure that they work in an effective collaborative manner with MoD staff, displaying the appropriate behaviours at all times.


Main tasks

  • To deliver technical and equipment training modules in Controls and Diagnostics to trainees in line with the DCTT EMTC Course Documentation and as directed by the Department Training Manager.
  • Maintain personal CPD portfolio in respect of new technologies and equipment, and new training delivery methodologies. 
  • Ensure that lesson plans and training sessions are developed in accordance with the approved training documentation. 
  • Review course content to ensure it is current and evolves to support equipment advances and technologies using most appropriate training aids. Where this is not the case provide detailed input to Course Design.
  • Assessment of trainees to include written examination and practical assessments. 
  • Creation of practical assessment/examination scenario and continuous assessments.  
  • Marking of examination papers, setting and marking of course and homework, invigilation of examination and assessments.  
  • Provide coaching and mentoring of trainees to best support their learning experience.
  • Ensuring trainee development through monitoring, feedback appraisal, ensuring all supporting documentation is maintained and that any special student developmental needs or training delays are raised with the Department Training Manager. 
  • Delivery of remedial training and revision as necessary.  
  • Student administration including course reports and student training records. 
  • To be responsible for the duty of care of trainees during the delivery of training.
  • To ensure that DCTT EMTC Standing Orders, and Babcock Quality Management System (QMS) procedures are understood and implemented while carrying out any work tasks.
  • Ensure Company security, health, safety and environmental procedures are implemented and complied with at all times.
  • To carry out other teaching responsibilities that are deemed within your capability by the management team.

What do I need to do the role? 




  • Qualified academically or vocationally to a minimum of Level 3 in relevant subject matter
  • Level 4 Certificate in Education & Training or equivalent.




  • Consolidated experience or directly employed in Marine electrical and electronic engineering principles in the maritime environment.
  • Previous experience in the application of electrical soldering and crimping techniques on low voltage systems.
  • Previous knowledge in the application of Marine electrical and electronic theoretical and practical instruction with an awareness of Electrical/Electronic Principles, Power & Distribution, High Voltage / Low Voltage, Electrical Test Equipment, Electrical Maintenance.
  • Experience utilising Microsoft Office suite of facilities and to be computer literate. 
  • Recent experience of CBT/CAI principles, concepts and use.


Professional and Personal Qualities 


  • Promotes a positive leadership culture where ownership, accountability and involvement in decision making is promoted
  • Energy, drive and enthusiasm to continually improve self and others
  • Builds, motivates, inspires others and guides team towards success
  • Creates an environment of development and learning where everyone can excel.
  • Shares workload for both productivity and growth creating a sense of ownership and accountability and stretches teams to deliver.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and maintain positive relationships with colleagues, trainees and the customer.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including effective communication skills for interacting with the customer and Babcock senior leadership 
  • Collaboratively develops solutions by listening to others and sharing ideas and is solutions focussed.
  • Develops a culture which drives innovation, continuous improvement and the sharing of good practice
  • Promotes diversity by bringing together different perspectives and experiences and valuing differences.

You must hold or have ability to obtain SC security clearance

Application Guidance

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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 strive 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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