Programme Delivery Lead (Ref: 984101)
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Reference: 984101 | Status: Accepting applications

Category: Apprenticeships / technical training

Location: MTC Coventry

Salary: £45,000 - £48,000 DOE

Type: Permanent

Published date: Thursday 21 March 2024

Closing date: Thursday 30 May 2024

Programme Delivery Lead

We are looking for a Programme Delivery Lead to join our Training Team based in Coventry.

MTC Training’s vision is to develop a training capability that embeds adaptable  skills, knowledge and behaviours that futureproof UK manufacturing.

Seeding the advanced manufacturing sector through the design, development and delivery of a range of education and training programmes from school engagement through to degree level is our core proposition.

The Programme Delivery Lead role is required to have day-to-day operational responsibility for the delivery team of MTC’s pioneering training programme in partnership.

Duties and Responsibilities

Key activities will include:

  • Act as line manager to assigned trainers and ensure that they are effectively managed via 1-2-1s, assigned to units in accordance with their skills and abilities and developed to ensure operational targets are achieved
  • Responsible for all skills delivery aligned with both awarding bodies and IFATE Standards ensuring compliance with all relevant external stakeholders
  • Develop the engineering skills training to ensure that it continues to align with industry requirements and awarding body updates.
  • Complete Internal Quality Assurance activity to understand MTC Training’s compliance with awarding body requirements and to identify areas of improvement within the organisation.
  • Manage the skills Trainers to develop resources, practises and use new technology to advance their educational skills for an effective and efficient learning experience
  • Be able to coach and mentor new staff to lesson plan, prepare resources and effectively track the progress of their Learners
  • Provide the Delivery Manager with regular updates on learner progress against learning outcomes and create ILPs for those learners who need additional support
  • Demonstrate model behaviours that, at all times, are consistent with an open, inclusive and participative style and be proactive in identifying opportunities that are appropriate to maintain your professional development.
  • To support the Programme Delivery Manager in delivering the provision of an innovative, effective and efficient curriculum offer that meets the needs of Learners and employers in line with national, regional and local government agenda

Person Specification

We are looking for a candidate who:


  • Qualified to minimum Level 3 (Engineering expertise would be advantageous but is not essential)
  • A full teaching qualification is an essential requirement. As is significant experience/expertise in education (F.E / H.E or apprenticeships)
  • A  full  assessor  qualification is  a  requirement.  TAQA  L3  or equivalent (or willingness to gain within 12 months of employment).


  • An IV qualification, TAQA L4 or equivalent
  • Engineering Industry expertise would be advantageous but is not essential

In addition:

  • Passionate about supporting Learners to achieve
  • Determination to succeed and passionate about developing people through high-quality education
  • Highly articulate, highly presentable, excellent written and oral communication skills and confidence to give presentations to a wide variety of audiences
  • Self-starter, able to work on own initiative
  • Able to travel throughout the UK – driving licence required
  • Self-motivated regarding their Continuing Professional
  • Development
  • A team player with and ability to lead, motivate and inspire team members
  • Strong customer relationship and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated and resilient.
  • Able to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of learners

For more information please see the job description attached.

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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