Apprentice and Skills Development Coach (Welding)
Would you like to work within a rewarding role, unlocking the potential within the apprentices? We currently have a vacancy for an Apprentice and Skills Development Coach (Welding) at our site in Portsmouth.
As an Apprentice and Skills Development Coach (Welding), you will be delivering practical welding training utilising a coaching and blended learning pedagogy to train, monitor, develop and assess apprentices against relevant qualification Standards/ frameworks in support of them attaining occupational competence.
This role will provide you with the ability to work closely with the Royal Navy on the Queen Elizabeth Carrier (QEC) order book.
Your main responsibilities as an Apprentice and Skills Development Coach (Welding) will involve:
Embedding skills competitions as an integral part of the learning and assessment programme
Innovating programme content and teaching, learning and assessment methodologies to meet individual apprentice and business needs
Coaching, developing and inspiring apprentices to achieve their full potential and become autonomous employees
Providing and monitoring the effective safeguarding, SHE, welfare and support arrangements for apprentices throughout their programme
Effectively recording /reporting performance data in supporting delivery outstanding outcomes for apprentices
Coaching and developing apprentices through progress reviews, welfare support and careers guidance to aid their progression, attainment and transition into the business
Completion of apprentices into final positions
Liaising with the Further Education provider in monitoring learner performance and effectively maximising the link between classroom and workplace learning opportunities
Assisting in the recruitment and selection of Apprentices
Your skills and qualifications as an Apprentice and Skills Development Coach (Welding):
Time served Welder
Enhanced DBS and full security clearance is essential
Experienced in the use of appropriate test procedures and quality processes associated with Welding in the Marine industry
Good level of understanding of British standards such as BS EN ISO 9606-1 thro -3, 9017, 5817 & BS 499-1
Experienced in applying working knowledge of the welding maintenance & testing processes
Good level of visual inspection of welds, bend testing, dye penetrant techniques to set specifications
Welding experience in multi positional MMA MIG MAG TIG 6G across material ranges such as mild steel, stainless steel, Aluminium, copper nickel with a range thickness of 1.2mm up to 15mm
Knowledge and experience of assessment/ verification practices and awarding body requirements
Knowledge and understanding of Ofsted CIF requirements
Training & Development qualifications NVQ Level 3/Assessor Award/Verifier Award/ CSWIP 3.0 or 3.1 qualifications would be desirable
What we're looking for in you:
You should be passionate about apprentice and skills training, being a proud professional with the ability to inspire learners. You will have personal credibility and professional confidence.
You will demonstrable team working characteristics, be highly organised and detail conscious.
Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
BAE Systems is home to the engineering expertise, technical skill and ingenious people that keep the UK at the forefront of defence and security capability. We manage some of today's toughest challenges, delivering the most complex programmes, which generate critical export growth whilst supporting thousands of advanced manufacturing jobs distributed throughout the UK.
Now we want even more great people to join us.
To support such a uniquely complex range of operations, our Shared Services people are likewise hugely diverse. About half of our 1000 employees are at 32 UK locations, in customer-facing roles, adding benefit and value to BAE Systems operations, people and property. We are home to experts who thrive on mental challenge - often specialists who are leaders in their fields.
Whatever the area you work in, the focus is always on delivering the highest quality solutions at the lowest possible cost. We welcome people with diverse skills and experience who bring a real passion for customer focus.
We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.
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