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Apprenticeship Coach (Electronics) - 52 Week FTC


Remote Worker, GB

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:               Apprenticeship Coach (Electronics) – 52 Week FTC 
Location:              Wiltshire + Hybrid Working Arrangements 
Compensation:    £36,400 + Benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Fixed Term Contract 
Role ID:               SF58209


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Field Force Coach (Electronics) – 52 Weeks FTC at various MOD sites based across Wiltshire.


The role


As an Apprenticeship Coach (Electronics) – 52 Weeks FTC, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will assess, monitor and sample learner output in order to prove competency for the Engineering Diploma Electronic pathway. 


Day-to-day, you’ll conduct regular learner reviews checking progression / H&S / E&D, administer documentation and invigilate tests in order for learner to achieve the full Engineering qualifications as laid down in the Apprenticeship Standards.


  • Setting and reviewing progressive training objectives, mentoring, assessment and verification of Functional Skills / Vocational programmes with learners as per caseload and contractual requirements. Monitor student progress toward achievement and give feedback where appropriate.
  • To undertake the “Mapping” of the Diploma Level 2 PEO and Technical Certificate Level 3 and subsequent QCF qualifications where necessary and to ensure currency and validity is satisfied for any audits.
  • To check learner cross referencing and sampling of portfolio evidence in the assessment of technical/practical qualifications within the qualification pathway.
  • To instruct, monitor, assess/verify and invigilate tests for Vocational qualifications in Engineering at level 2/3 where necessary.
  • This position involves travel/working across a range of internal and customer sites, as a requirement of the role.


This role is full time, 37 hours per week and requires regular travel to MOD sites across Wiltshire on a weekly basis alongside home working arrangements.


Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview. 


Essential experience of the Apprenticeship Coach (Electronics) – 52 Weeks FTC  


  • Experienced within an Electronics Engineering environment
  • Good understanding of work-based learning programmes
  • Experience in assessing Diploma/BTEC qualifications L2/L3 is desirable


Qualifications for the Apprenticeship Coach (Electronics) – 52 Weeks FTC 


  • Hold CAVA or equivalent is desirable (opportunity to obtain in-house)
  • Cert Ed Level 3 or equivalent Adult Teaching Qualification
  • Industry related qualifications such as Diplomas, BTECs minimum level 3

We value difference and don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and/or willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.


Security Clearance


The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) and Electronic Disclosure and Barring Service (EDBS) security clearance for this role.


Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


What we offer


  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Opportunities to travel within the UK
  • Autonomy to perform the role
  • The honour and responsibility of equipping our armed forces


Babcock International 


For over a century Babcock  has 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. 


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. 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.


Closing date: 09/08/2024

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