Civil Engineering & Groundworks Trainer

Fareham College

37 hours per week

Location: CETC

The Fareham College Group offers brand new state of the art facilities comprising of technical and professional workshops, high-spec teaching classrooms, learning resource centres, restaurants, a theatre, gym, sports hall and commercial facilities. The Fareham College Group are extremely proud of the extensive support we provide for our students through our staff expertise within our student support infrastructure. The successful candidate will be a member of a team of over 300 academic and business support staff. Fareham College has recently been awarded ‘Outstanding’ by OfSTED; shortlisted as College of the Year by the TES and congratulated and thanked by the Prime Minister, Theresa May, during Prime Minister Questions. We pride ourselves on providing the very best technical and professional training which equips our students with the technical, professional and employability skills required for exciting and rewarding careers.

The Civil Engineering and Groundworks department is looking for a highly organised, flexible and motivated full-time CETC Trainer who has experience in Civil Engineering and Grounds Works and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of people at all ages and levels to join our newly formed Civil Engineering and Groundworks Apprenticeship teaching team.  This newly developed curriculum provision is employer led and as a result of Fareham College’s responsiveness to local employer skills shortages. We are the only Further Education College in Hampshire that offers this bespoke Apprenticeship provision which provides a well-paid and highly attractive Apprenticeship package.

Role Purpose

The CETC Trainer role is crucial in supporting the training and assessing of Civil Engineering and Groundworks Apprentices and trainees through their intensive, full time training programme to ensure they are work/site ready by week 21.  Within the 20-week programme the CETC Trainer will deliver the practical and knowledge requirements for the Level 2 technical certificate and NVQ L2 as part of the Apprenticeship Framework. Apprentices/trainees are also required to complete CSCS and CPCS accreditation as well as abrasive wheels’ certification, Manual Handling certification and Cat & Genny training. After this initial 20 week programme the CETC trainer will be responsible for ensuring all aspects of the NVQ qualification are achieved thorough site visits and liaison with the NVQ assessor(s), apprentices, employers’/site managers.

The ideal candidate will have experience of training and/or assessing of:

  • Technical certificate/NVQ L2 in Civil Engineering and Groundworks
  • CSCS Delivery
  • CPCS Delivery
  • Health and Safety
  • Curb and slab laying
  • Setting out for groundworks
  • Technical drawings
  • Drainage
  • Foundation types

CETC Trainer in Civil Engineering and Ground Works Duties:

  • To undertake a training programme including all aspects of the training, learning and assessing included within the Civil Engineering and Groundworks Apprenticeship/traineeship
  • To act as a Course Leader for designated course(s)
  • Responsibility for the quality and implementation of the curriculum
  • Assist with the development and design of the Civil Engineering Training Centre
  • To assist the Centre Manager, Head of Department and Director of Curriculum in the management and review of the curriculum in accordance with College policies

Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required

Experience in teaching and learning would be advantageous, although industry experience will be considered for those with the ambition of becoming a qualified trainer/assessor. Fareham College will offer free teacher/assessor training to those wishing to enter the teaching, training, assessing profession.

If you are an experienced professional looking to share your knowledge in a rewarding and exciting learning environment we would love to hear from you.

Benefits package

38 Days Annual Leave including bank holidays, Teachers Pension scheme, Free Bishopsfield Road Campus gym, Bishopsfield Road Campus Staff lounge, Staff development opportunities, Staff recognition scheme, Employee Recommendation Incentive and access to many more benefits.

We are not recruiting through recruitment agencies for this post.

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