Lead Internal Quality Assurance(IQA)- Engineering

  • Job Reference: 296101111
  • Date Posted: 7 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Newcastle Perms (296)
  • Website: https://www.pertemps.co.uk/
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 25 days+ bank holidays rising to 30 days, 7% Employer Contribution, 3p
  • Sector: IQA
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Location: West Midlands- Walsall and Telford- Dual Site

We are seeking a highly skilled and dedicated Internal Quality Assurance Officer (IQA) with experience in Engineering to join this “Outstanding” Ofsted-rated Training Provider. As the Lead IQA, you will play a vital role in ensuring that all assessments and qualifications are delivered by the requirements of awarding bodies and regulatory standards.

About the Company: This company is a highly recognised national training provider who boast an “Outstanding” Ofsted rating They have a strong commitment to providing quality education and training in the Engineering sector.

Job Title: Lead Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) Engineering

• Company: National Training Provider
• Location: West Midlands- Hybrid based
• Contract Duration: Permanent
• Contract Hours of work- Mon-Thurs 0900-1700 and finish at 3pm on a Friday
• Salary: £up to £45000 per annum
• 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays rising to 30 days
• Long service awards
• Employer Pension Contributions of up to 7%

Responsibilities of the Lead Internal Quality Assurance Officer-Engineering:
• Conducting thorough internal quality assurance activities to uphold the required standards in Engineering for all assessments.
• Offering guidance and support to assessors and trainers regarding assessment practices and processes.
• Implementing standardisation activities to ensure consistency in assessment practices throughout the organization.
• Management of the design and development of training programmes, curriculum and materials
• Maintaining accurate and up-to-date records of all internal quality assurance activities.
• Collaborating with external quality assurance bodies and awarding organizations as necessary.
• Assisting the senior management team in preparing for Quality, Monitoring, and Support Visits.
• Identifying areas for improvement in assessment processes and procedures and working with relevant stakeholders to implement changes.
• Providing necessary support and guidance to learners.

Essential Requirements of the IQA- Engineering
• Possession of a recognised IQA qualification, such as the Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment.
• A recognised Assessors Award such as TAQA, or CAVA, followed by teaching qualification (e.g., PGCE, Cert Ed) is highly desirable.
• Extensive experience working in an IQA role within the Apprenticeship Sector and Engineering
• Vocational competence and expertise in the Engineering industry, including Mechanical, Manufacturing and Lean
• A good understanding and Ofsted, ESFA and funding regulations
• Thorough understanding of regulatory requirements and awarding body standards.
• A proven track record in managing performance through people
• Experience using e-portfolio systems.
• Full UK Driving License and access to own vehicle

If you are passionate about maintaining quality assurance and have a proven track record of success in an IQA role within Engineering , we would love to hear from you.
For further information, please contact Simon Atkins at 0191 3000513.