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NEW - External Trainer / Assessor - Business Based (Birmingham)

Heart of England Training is a leading provider of vocational education and training under the Apprenticeship programme.  The organisation holds ‘Beacon’ status for excellence and innovation and is recognised as Grade 1, Outstanding by Ofsted.

Main Purpose of Job

  • To support learners through to the successful conclusion of their chosen training programme (Business Administration, Team Leading, Management or Customer Service)
  • To impart occupational skills to the students to the level expected in their training programme
  • To assess students for competence in their qualification as required by the awarding body
  • To ensure students complete their training programme on target as agreed with the recruitment consultant and student, as detailed on the Individual Learning Plan
  • To achieve all personal targets set on time


Responsibilities, duties and tasks

  • To agree an individual training programme with each student, and monitor this to ensure that the student is working to the targets agreed
  • To ensure that students understand their right and responsibilities with regard to their qualification
  • To correctly interpret standards for NVQ, Key Skills and Technical Certificate qualifications
  • To train, or arrange training for students to ensure they have sufficient competence to successfully complete their training programme
  • To use appropriate lesson plans for teaching as determined by the Training Manager
  • To identify valid, reliable and sufficient evidence to enable students to complete their NVQ
  • To identify and address gaps in achievement
  • To maintain a record of progress and achievement for each student
  • To ensure that all students have equal and fair access to the assessment process
  • To give constructive feedback on achievement and performance to students
  • To meet regularly for standardisation and training with other Assessors and/or Internal Verifiers
  • To carry out other standardisation activities as may reasonably be expected by the Lead Internal Verifier


General Responsibilities

  • To maintain personal and professional development and CPD to meet awarding body and contract requirements, and the changing demands of the job
  • To undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of the job
  • To undertake health and safety duties commensurate with the job role and/or as detailed in the staff handbook
  • To present a good image of Heart of England Training in all contacts, and to maintain constructive relationships
  • To apply the company’s safeguarding policy and practices
  • To support the company in ensuring compliance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act
  • To undertake the duties described in this job description in a manner that promotes equality of opportunity, dignity and due respect for all employees, students and other contacts and is consistent with the company’s Equal Opportunities Policy
  • To be aware of and follow the guidelines issued by DCSF under the Every Child Matters Policy


We offer full training and support, a competitive salary based on your qualifications and experience. Monday - Friday, 9am – 4:30pm working hours (FT), travel expenses, company pension scheme, health care scheme, 33 days holiday allowance (FT inc. bank holidays) rising to 38 days after 'time served' period (PT holidays Pro Rata) and on-going development opportunities.


Apply with a CV and covering statement to:

Daniel Rombach
Heart of England Training

12 Broadgate

Or email: daniel.rombach@hoet.co.uk  

Heart of England Training is committed to the safeguarding of learners and expects applicants to share this commitment.

Heart of England Training is an equal opportunities employer.