Engineering Trainer - Electrical (Ref: 979853)
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Reference: 979853 | Status: Accepting applications

Category: Apprenticeships / technical training

Location: Oxford

Salary: £36,000 - £42,000 DOE

Type: Permanent

Published date: Monday 19 February 2024

Closing date: Thursday 30 May 2024

Engineering Trainer - Electrical

We are looking for an Engineering Trainer to join our Training Team based in Abingdon, Oxford at our Oxfordshire Advanced Skills (OAS) Training Centre.

The Apprentice Trainer role is required to manage and develop a comprehensive and innovative teaching and learning experience in a variety of practical and theoretical skills within the current apprenticeship trailblazer standards.

The role will require you to deliver high quality technical training to small groups of learners through face-to-face or online learning following nationally recognised qualification.

As well as developing technical knowledge and skills you will be instrumental in developing softer skills which are embedded within apprenticeships. This will require you to provide regular constructive feedback to learners and record their impact on their own learning on a regular basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

As an Engineering Trainer you will:

  • Effective delivery of electrical based knowledge and practical subjects at level 2, 3 and HNC; paying due regard to developing independent learners, and enabling apprentice progression towards successful completion of both the level 3 apprenticeship & HNC programmes.
  • Management of all physical learning resources and teaching spaces required to ensure the training and assessment of learners is achieved within the guided learning hours.
  • Learning content creation and development of apprenticeship trailblazers’ schemes-of-work. Identifying and coordinating the integration of relevant existing training offers from industry partners into the apprenticeship scheme of work.
  • Monitoring of the learning environment. Ensuring learner workplace Health, Safety and welfare by working with the DSL.
  • Ensuring the progress of the whole caseload of Learners towards completing their apprenticeship in a timely manner. Supporting their individual needs and tailoring your approach to support them.

Person Specification

We are looking for a candidate who has:


  • Industry related qualifications such as HND, or NVQ's
  • 18th Edition qualified to deliver Industrial Electrical engineering
  • Functional Skills Level 2 / GCSE's in Maths and English grade C or above


  • CAVA or equivalent assessor qualifications
  • Recognised Training/Teaching Qualification
  • Internal Quality Assurance qualifications

In Addition:

  • High level of Electrical engineering knowledge preferably gained from a number of years of industrial experience.
  • Experience in delivery of Electrical principles and industrial electrical control, motor control and panel building
  • Evidence of lean practices and training delivery

Please see the job description attached for more information.

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) is an internationally renowned and  respected research and development organisation, bridging the gap between academia and manufacturing, and is home to some of the brightest minds in engineering from around the globe.

The MTC's engineers, scientists and technicians work with some of the most advanced manufacturing equipment in the world in a supportive and collegiate environment for the development and demonstration of new technologies on an industrial scale, helping manufacturers of all sizes develop new and innovative processes and technologies.

Established to prove cutting edge manufacturing advances in an agile environment in partnership with industry, academia and other institutions, the MTC works with hundreds of industrial clients across a range of sectors including automotive, aerospace, rail, informatics, food and drink, infrastructure, construction and civil engineering, electronics, oil and gas and defence. The MTC helps businesses thrive by advancing their technological and engineering capabilities to improve their business efficiency, capability and competitiveness.

Supported by one of the largest public sector investments in UK Manufacturing, the MTC's engineering capabilities cover research and development, advanced manufacturing management, factory design and training for the skills of the future.

The MTC has world-class facilities in Coventry, Liverpool and Oxford, and is part of the UK's High Value Manufacturing Catapult, supported by Innovate UK.

Reference Checks and Security Checks (where applicable)
Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained alongside a level of security clearance checks.

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