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NVQ Assessor
East Midlands
Derby, Chesterfield, Matlock, Ikeston, Other - Derbyshire, Leicester
£27,000 per annum
Geason Training
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Geason Training is a UK work based training and higher apprenticeship provider. We design and deliver training and apprenticeship levy development programmes for the construction sector. The UK is experiencing a shortage of skilled workers in the construction sector and one of our key objectives is to help change this.


This is a great opportunity for a dynamic, professional individual with relevant vocational qualifications to be part of a team that delivers training and assesses employees in the Construction Industry to achieve national standards as part of an Apprenticeship framework/standard or NVQs. Skills Trainers may be asked to deliver and assess on some or all of the following: Appropriate Technical Certificate, NVQ and Functional Skills (as appropriate to the apprenticeship programme).This is an exciting position working with major employers within the Construction industry You will have occupational experience within the industry. Recent and relevant experience of delivery and assessment of construction related disciplines as part of apprenticeship frameworks is essential and you are required to hold an appropriate assessor award. Experience or capability to deliver one or more Functional Skills would be highly desirable.

This would be an exciting opportunity for somebody looking to progress their career into education, with training and support to achieve their Assessors Qualifications within 6 months.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

• Deliver and develop to a high standard of training and underpinning knowledge programmes which are responsive to students’ and employers’ needs to both groups and individuals as part of work related programmes. This will include apprenticeship technical certificates, NVQs and specialist commercial training programmes.
• Plan and prepare schemes of work and session plans for taught sessions with groups of students using Geason Training documentation.
• Assessing the competence, knowledge and understanding to national standards of work based candidates on NVQ programmes, which may be stand alone or form part of an apprenticeship programme.
• Internally verify the assessment process according to established guidelines.
• Work to agreed caseload targets with the Curriculum Manager.
• Promote Geason Training programmes amongst employers, generating new students, and be responsible for generating 15% of agreed caseload.
• Work towards the development of a broader curriculum in work based learning.
• Liaise with other staff and local employers regarding training initiatives.
• Maintain and communicate the qualification aims, progress and delivery targets to the Curriculum Manager to ensure the timely completion of qualifications. To plan via Individual Learning Plans and Reviews (ILPs/ILRs).
• Visit students at agreed intervals to ensure progression of learning aims and agree appropriate actions (unless Lead Body / Lead Internal Verifier agree to alternative systems being implemented).
• To develop best practice in delivery including electronic and paper based portfolios, evidence capture and learning materials.
• Liaise with other staff and employers to enable and encourage student achievement, progression and retention.
• Support students through recording, tracking, documenting and discussion for progress of individual study via electronic portfolio systems.
• Support students through recruitment, initial assessment and action planning identifying and supporting individual needs as appropriate. Work closely with the student engagement coach to progress qualifications and frameworks.
• To act as a personal tutor and mentor in the workplace.
• To keep up-to-date with development of standards and general developmental and professional issues relating to the delivery of learning.
• To maintain appropriate standards of student behaviour.
• Present portfolios for Internal Verification and Certifications, ensuring that accurate and current records are kept with regards to the portfolio progress.
• Be prepared to deliver under any discipline you are experienced and competent in.

We offer a great employment package, salary £27,000, company car, fuel card and 28 days holiday.

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Contact Details:
Geason Training
Tel: 07736278591
Contact: Pauline OBrien

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