Work Based Apprentice Assessor - Mechatronics

Oxford £35,000 - £40,000 Permanent

Job Reference: 014017

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is collaborating with the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to train and develop apprentices in a brand new purpose built training academy in Oxfordshire.


Courses will be delivered by the MTC, replicating the industry-leading Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre on the MTC campus in Coventry. The AMTC has rapidly built a reputation for equipping apprentices not only with core engineering skills but also the latest advanced manufacturing techniques. The environment is both dynamic and engaging, supporting the next generation of highly skilled and agile Engineers.


Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit the MTC are seeking an Apprentice Assessor to provide training and assessment of Engineering apprentices in the workplace (Amazon fulfilment centres nationwide).



Flexibility is key to success at the MTC and many of their colleagues work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don‘t let anything stop you from applying.



The Role


The Apprentice Assessor will be required to support the progression of the development competence qualification and provide guidance for EPA. Managing a case load of Amazon (mechatronic) apprentices in their fulfilment centres.


The role will work closely with the trainer team to ensure all apprentices are completing their apprenticeships timely, in one of the core areas, Intelligent Automation. Culminating in the successful completion of the Mechatronic engineering technician Level 3 Apprenticeship programme.


Duties and responsibilities for the Apprentice Assessor role will include:

  • To assess high-quality and engaging training for a caseload of Apprentices through the standard (L3 Product Design and Development)

  • To provide training and assessment of engineering candidates in the workplace and training environment

  • To provide support for the quality assurance of engineering programmes

  • To maintain a safe working environment at all times

  • To liaise with employers, including visiting the workplace as directed

  • To assist in the maintenance of learner recording systems including tracking documents

  • To adhere to the AMTC timetable schedule of assessment and reviews ensuring that any necessary adjustments are authorised by the Programme Manager

  • To assist with the AMTC marketing and publicity as and where required and attend marketing and promotion events



The Person


The successful candidate for the Apprentice Assessor will have/be:

  • Current Technical competence within Advanced Machining, Intelligent Automation or Metrology environment.

  • Understanding of the various assessment criteria and procedures

  • Detailed knowledge of Apprenticeship programs for Engineering subjects

  • Health & Safety in Engineering

  • Industry related qualifications such as HND, or NVQ`s Level 3 - essential

  • Functional Skills Level 2 / GCSE`s in Maths and English grade C or above - essential

  • CAVA or equivalent assessor qualifications - Essential

  • Self-starter, able to work on own initiative

  • Determination to succeed and passion about the subject area

  • Highly articulate, highly presentable excellent written and oral communication skills Confidence to give presentations to a wide variety of audiences



All applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check prior to being employed within the apprentice team.



To apply for the Apprentice Assessor please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Fielding.

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