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Defence Trainer


Wareham, Bournemouth, GB, BH20 6JA

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:              Defence Trainer
Location:              Bovington, Dorset
Compensation:    £35,591 + Benefits 
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent
Role ID:               SF56215


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 Defence Trainer at our Bovington site.


The Role
As a defence trainer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll have the opportunity to deliver the next generation of armoured vehicle training to the British military. 


Day to day, you’ll train and instruct in the field of driving and maintenance to military personnel as specified by the customer programme.   


  • Train and Instruct students in driving and maintenance on current and future armoured vehicles 
  • Conduct formative and summative assessments
  • Submit course statistics and reports as required 
  • Conduct driving activities for which qualified in support of the contract 


This role is full time on site and will be based at the combat manoeuvre centre at MOD Bovington.


Essential experience of the Defence Trainer

  • Experience within a defence training environment 
  • Knowledge of current and future armoured vehicles 
  • Ability to comply with the ARITC code of practice for instructors 


Qualifications for the Defence Trainer 

  • Must have regimental instructor qualification 
  • Level 3 certificate in education & teaching 
  • Full Driving Licence including category H (Tracked)


Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain


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


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.



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