Skills Trainer Assessor – Engineering

Job Overview

Salary                        £27,476 – £29,995 + £2000 Market Rate Allowance

Hours                        37 hours per week, all year round

Contract                   Permanent

Location                   Peterborough College

Closing date            14th June 2023

 We are looking for a full-time Skills Trainer Assessor to join our Academy Team. The successful candidate will engender a strong team ethos, which promotes a positive, can-do attitude across the department and demonstrate excellent standards of customer service.

 This role is to provide assessment, coaching and mentoring support to apprentices and work-based learners in the relevant apprenticeship framework or apprenticeship standard to achieve timely success.

As a Skills Assessor you will be responsible for an agreed case-load of apprentices/work based-learners and to develop, plan and deliver quality assessment to meet the requirements of the qualification or apprenticeship framework/standard. Main duties include, accurately undertaking necessary documentation and processes as associated with apprenticeship/work-based learning programmes to ensure that the PRC provision remains compliant with funding agency rules. You will also be required to assess apprentices/work-based learners in a timely manner using a wide range of methods that challenge and motivate learners to achieve, providing timely and constructive verbal and written feedback acknowledging strengths and giving a clear understanding on how to improve.

You will require a Level 3 qualification in at least one relevant vocational industry as well as a Level 3 Assessment and Quality Assurance. A Level 2 (GCSE grade C/4 or above) in English and Maths is also essential. You should also have recent experience of working within the relevant industry with high level practical skills. Other key skills include the ability to demonstrate a practical trade professional manner and engage and support children in their learning.

It is expected that you will have good written and oral skills to enable you to maintain accurate record keeping and general correspondence. You should also have excellent interpersonal skills, be good at problem solving, and have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

IEG benefits

IEG offers excellent benefits including 30 days annual leave, access to a generous Local Government Pension scheme, and on-site benefits and facilities, including a gym, free parking and a nursery (Peterborough only). We also offer many training and development opportunities.

How to apply

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IEG is actively committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and any vulnerable groups within the college community and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Normal working hours of 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday

Yes extensive free parking is available at all our locations.

Sponsorship and financial support to achieve Degree Level and Professional qualifications is available upon application.

We have an on-site nursery at our Peterborough Campus, and also offer childcare vouchers to support nursery fees here and at other locations.

Our generous holiday entitlement starting from 41 days of paid leave for full-time employees also hugely supports our working parents, and for some roles, term-time only contracts are available.

You will also find above-average occupational maternity and adoption benefits with up to 12 months off work, and access to paternity and shared parental leave scheme.

The Senior Leadership Team truly care for the wellbeing of staff and students and are actively involved in not only ensuring professional training is available, but that support for personal and professional problems is also accessible. Our free ‘Employee Assistance Programme’ offers access to a wide range of wellbeing resources and programmes including a counselling helpline if required.

Aside from delivering above-average generous holiday and pension benefits, we offer awards and vouchers, and encourage contribution to recognition schemes to ensure staff feel valued and appreciated.

Both locations offer impressive on-site gym and fitness suites, free-parking, well-stocked libraries, and a number of eateries including a Costa at Peterborough and a Starbucks at Stamford.

Peterborough College also has an on-site nursery rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.


Peterborough College
£27,476 – £29,995 + £2000 Market Rate Allowance
30 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and concessionary days