Software Development Trainer / Network Engineering Trainer


Quality Assurance Manager



Principal Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

Include but are not limited to the following:

  • Deliver the Trailblazer Software Development Apprenticeship and Network Engineering Apprenticeships, using the latest technology.
  • Manage a caseload of learners, providing customised high quality delivery, mainly using remote delivery techniques.
  • Visit each Apprentice in the workplace on a regular basis in order to assess their progress and deliver teaching sessions. You will also carry out remote sessions in between face to face visits with learners.
  • To retain learners engaged on the programme and manage their learning and achievement in line with the targets and objectives agreed in their Individual Training Plan.
  • Create Schemes of Work and Session Plans
  • Carry out progress reviews with Apprentices and employers.
  • Complete assessment in accordance with the required standards
  • Work with internal and external partners to ensure that agreed quality standards are met
  • Work effectively with the employers to ensure that learners successfully complete their full apprenticeship framework by their planned achievement date.
  • Carry out all duties and work in accordance with the B-Skill quality improvement procedures and in the spirit of the B-Skill Values Statement.
  • Play an active part in the promotion and awareness of Safeguarding of learners across the business and externally as appropriate, and to help prevent acts of radicalisation and extremism.
  • Play an active part in promotion and awareness of Equality & Diversity across the business and externally as appropriate.
  • To undertake any other duties (training offered where applicable) in line with business need

Qualifications/Education/Experience/Skills Required

  • Software Development – Industry experience working within the field of Software Development is essential. Programming languages – must be competent in at least two programme languages including C+.
  • Network Engineering – Industry Previous experience working as an Network Engineer
  • Experience within education/training would be desirable
  • Experience developing online materials would be desirable
  • Experience dealing with employers in a professional capacity
  • Experience of cyber security would be desirable
  • Ability to demonstrate sound experience using Microsoft Office Package
  • Experience working with data and using data effectively to drive improvements.
  • Working experience and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, One Note and Skype
  • SharePoint knowledge is desirable
  • Ability to motivate and influence learners with an enthusiastic approach
  • Ability to communicate at all levels within a business.
  • Ability to motivate yourself and manage your own diary.

Qualifications and Education:

  • A degree or equivalent qualifications and competencies in ICT or significant up to date industry experience to deliver the ICT suite of Apprenticeship frameworks
  • Technical IT Knowledge
  • Teaching/Assessors qualification or willing to work towards qualification

Other Requirements:

  • Must be eligible to live and work in the UK
  • Must be smart and presentable at all times
  • Clean Driving Licence
  • Must have own vehicle and willing to travel as this is a National position


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