Apprenticeship Skills Coach - Food and Drink

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Job Title / Sector:
NVQ Assessor, Tutor / Trainer, Work Based Learning, Competency based Assessor (QCF), Apprenticeship Assessor
South East England
£30,000 to £35,000 per annum
V Training Recruitment
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Apprenticeship Skills Coach - Food and Drink Operative
Permanent, Full Time
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Home-based with travel to employer sites (Mainly in London - Wembley and Feltham)


Our client is a national independent training provider, delivering a range of training programmes and apprenticeships across diverse sectors. This a flexible, entrepreneurial young business, where friendship and trust are seen just as important as professionalism and accountability.
The company offers an excellent working culture, competitive salaries and generous renumeration packages.
Due to ongoing expansion, this organisation has a new vacancy for a Food and Drink Operative Apprenticeship Skills Coach (Level 3 and Level 5) to join their team.
This is a home and field based role, traveling the location/s of the Apprentices. This role will mainly cover sites in London – Wembley and Feltham – so we are ideally seeking a London based candidate.
The Food and Drink Apprenticeships Skills Coach will be responsible for a caseload of Apprentice learners whom they will coach, train and monitor the learning and progression throughout the duration of programme.

  • Deliver classroom-based and/or remote 1:1 sessions to Apprentices associated with their subject specialism against the Apprenticeship Programme and level
  • Continuously improve and update teaching resources within their remit and capabilities subject to internal quality assurance
  • Use a range of teaching and learning techniques
  • Provide Apprentices with support in the classroom and remotely on a 1:1 basis
  • Assess Apprentice achievements
  • Support and deliver functional skills English, ICT and maths at the appropriate level
  • Support Apprentices to achieve CMI qualification where appropriate
  • Ensure each Apprentice is following the agreed programme and schedule
  • Mentor Apprentices to achieve and learn professional skills required for the work place in line with the appropriate Apprenticeship Standard
  • Adapt delivery and assessment to meet the broad range of learning needs including the needs of those with learning difficulties and/or disabilities
  • Monitor the progress of the Apprentices
  • Maintain appropriate tracking systems and procedures relating to quality, compliance, management and assessment in line with AO, Apprenticeship Standards and all other regulatory requirements
  • Provide IAG at key points within the learning journey 


  • Level 3 relevant Food and Drink qualification
  • Hold or be willing to work towards the Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational (TAQA L3). A1 D32/33 acceptable providing practice/CPD is up to date.
  • GCSE Grade C or above English and maths
  • Knowledge of advanced food and drink processing principles – including good manufacturing processes (GMP), multi-stage operations, standard operating procedures (SOPs), stock control and waste minimisation (desirable)
  • Knowledge of advanced food and drink processing practices – including managing incidents, developing new products, implementing SOPs, routine and preventative maintenance and quality control testing (desirable)
  • Previous IQA experience and qualification(desirable)
  • Rated as ‘excellent’ as a Trainer evidenced by learner feedback (desirable)
  • Functional Skills English and maths Level 2 (desirable)
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Contact Details:
V Training Recruitment
Tel: 01332869371
Fax: 1332869371
Contact: Applications Team

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