Our assessors have a distinctive mix of talent. They are sector relevant, having gained significant expertise to know their sector inside out, being ‘credible’ in their field. They are ingenious at imparting knowledge and skill to others, bringing alive and sharing their sector expertise in a way that will develop our apprentices to become experts in their own right. They are equally comfortable engaging with the managing director of the business as they are the apprentice.
This role will assess apprentices completing Engineering Maintenance Apprenticeships in the workplace and support the apprentices’ progress through the relevant programmes at intermediate and advanced levels. The role requires regular attendance at the Engineering Innovation Centre, liaising with technical delivery staff and supporting apprentices with the knowledge requirements. The successful candidate would be within the Mansfield area or reside at a location that allows a daily commute to WNC sites such as Chesterfield Road, the Engineering Innovation Centre and the surrounding area.
We measure our success by how many of our clients achieve their apprenticeship programme and are happy with the service. We also measure how many of our employers value the services we provide to their business and the contribution our apprentices make.
You will have an in-depth understanding of the professional apprenticeship standards and the governance for all standards you will accountable for delivering. This will be supported by your understanding of the associated funding system and apprenticeship reforms to enable you to have a rounded view of your areas of specialism.
You will maintain the same professional level of skill and knowledge to enable you to be able to deliver on the current equivalent apprenticeship frameworks.
You will design a bespoke delivery programme that will support the apprentice to meet all of the knowledge, skills and behaviours required of their apprenticeship standard. Working in conjunction with the employer you will tailor your delivery to compliment the learning, development and continuous assessment being managed by the employer and support the employer to do this effectively.
Utilise your professional knowledge and skill to regularly review the apprentice’s progress against the standard and in conjunction with the apprentice and employer, make informed judgements that clearly demonstrate that the apprentice is deemed competent against the relevant requirements of that standard.
Prepare the apprentice to be able to demonstrate consistently that they have met the required sector set professional standards enabling them to be supported through gateway to end point assessment. This will include supporting the employer to confidently decide at what point this will take place.
End point assessment can be inclusive of a wide array of testing and assessment methodologies which will be specific to your sector. You will support the apprentice for readiness for end point assessment by ensuring that they are capable and confident in all expected end point assessment methods.
You are expected to take charge of making sure your sector skills are current and that you keep up to date with developments, legislation and thinking in your occupational area and will record your CPD on the colleges HR system.