Plumbing Assessor, Rochdale

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Hopwood Hall CollegeRochdale

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21,423 - £25,884 per annum
Contract term: Permanent


To support the assessment & delivery of the College’s work-based learning programmes & short courses for employed learners. Leading on the assessment & delivery for learners either in College or in the workplace using a variety of assessment methods including e-learning (Onefile)

Maintain all quality assurance to meet college’s & awarding bodies quality assurance procedures

Must have own transport

Hours: 36 per week


1. Assessment & monitoring of learners according to College and national standards, policies and procedures.

2. Reviewing & tracking of all learners on programme, identifying all assessment methods required to meet specifications. Set timely achievement targets for all learners & report on achievement of qualifications

3. Identify at risk learners in line with the colleges retention strategy, document & report

4. To ensure that initial assessments & diagnostic processes are completed according to the requirements of the learning programme & college procedures

5. To keep appropriate records & documentation as required by the College, Awarding body & Funding Agency, including records of attendance, ILP, planning, reviews & feedback assessment records etc.

6. To support the assessment Functional Skills where required as part of the learning programme and be responsible for tracking all qualifications within the learners apprenticeship framework

7. To undertake internal verification processes if qualified or working toward as required by the vocational learning programme.

8. To ensure that all programmes are delivered to a high standard using quality control processes that are completed & maintained, including those relating to internal verification, external verification, self-assessment etc.

9. To work with the team to ensure that key targets are met, particularly those relating to enrolments, funding contracts, contribution, achievement and success meet planned end dates timely etc. Ensure Caseload levels are maintained and monitored

10. To assist with the promotion & marketing of all learning programmes, working with other team members to share information & new leads for potential learners.

11. Ensuring effective liaison with employers to ensure they are fully informed, all training opportunities identified, & learners are appropriately supported

12. To work with other team members & employers to ensure that appropriate health & safety procedures are in place. Complete & review all health & safety documentation & liaise with the Placement Co-ordinator 

13. Ensure continuous development & improvement of professional knowledge including maintaining industry development, attend updates with vocational awarding bodies, learning technologies & e-portfolio’s

14. Any other duties, of a similar level of responsibility, as may be required.



Essential Criteria

Appropriate minimum L3 Qualification for the vocational qualification assessing 

Assessor qualification (D32/33/A1)

Maths/English Level 2

Desirable Criteria

Internal Verification Qualification (D34/V1)

How Identified: Application


Essential Criteria

Extensive relevant industrial experience 

Negotiating & working with employers & learners

Desirable Criteria

Experience of using learning technologies, e-portfolio

Delivery of Functional Skills and Off Line Exams

How Identified: Application/Interview

Specialist Knowledge

Essential Criteria

Knowledge & understanding of the specific industry & current industrial practices

Knowledge of Apprenticeships and delivery to WBL

Knowledge of education & training within the industry

Health & Safety /Equality & Diversity /Safeguarding

How Identified: Application/Interview

Desirable Criteria

Knowledge of up to date funding

IT Skills

Essential Criteria

Intermediate user of Microsoft applications

Ability to use technology to generate information & improve efficiency

Job location

More about Hopwood Hall College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Middleton Campus, Rochdale Road, Middleton, Rochdale, M24 6XH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 6437560
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Hopwood Hall College is a further education college located in Rochdale, Greater Manchester. The college was first established in 1992, and since its founding has seen extensive redevelopment and modernisation, including the installation of a brand-n...