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Course Designer Automotive


Swindon, GB, SN15 4PZ

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:  Course Designer Automotive
Location: Lyneham, UK 
Compensation: £41,000+ benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF48671


Build a better world


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 Course Designer Automotive at Lyneham,
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.

Defence Training
The Course Designer Automotive role is based within our Defence Training business area.


The role


The difference our new Course Designer Automotive will make, As a Course Designer Automotive, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Based at MoD Lyneham, Wiltshire the Course Designer will be predominantly responsible for the design, development and maintenance of Automotive technical courses.


Day to day, you’ll design and develop training courses from Training Objectives (TOs) produced by our client. Also, produce controlled Course Training Package (CTP) documents for both equipment and career courses primarily in the automotive discipline in accordance with the Defence Systems Approach to Training. You will also produce and evaluate précis, examinations and assessment packages. Furthermore you will review existing training materials in order to work towards course design improvements and efficiencies. Lastly evaluate requirements and need for new training aids and advise on purchase of training aids.


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. 

Essential experience

•    HNC/HND or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering.- essential 


•    Ability to research new subjects, design and develop new materials for précis, assessments, and projects. – desirable 
•    Knowledge of technical authorship - desirable
•    Knowledge of Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT).- desirable 
•    Carry out personal development to keep abreast of changes in technology. – desirable 
•    An Instructional qualification, backed up by experience in this role.


SC security clearance required.


What we offer

Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance of 25  days plus 8 bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme, 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.


Closing date: 08/02/2023



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