Technical Trainer – Mercedes-Benz Apprenticeship Programme

We currently have two vacancies, one vacancy for Light Vehicle Trainer and one vacancy for Heavy Vehicle Trainer.

Closing date for CVs is 8th May 2019, Shortlisting will take place on 15th May 2019.

Interviews are scheduled to be held on 20th, 21st & 22nd May 2019

Normal place of work:Mercedes-Benz Apprentice Academy, Delaware Drive, Tongwell, Milton Keynes.

Purpose of job:

The Technical Trainer is responsible for all day to day aspects of the delivery and assessment of training to groups of learners and, in consultation with the Programme Management Team, make decisions in relation to the needs and opportunities for each Learner within the context of provision and targeted progression opportunities.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Actively work to the policies & procedures as set by Mercedes-Benz Apprentice Academy
  • Responsible for delivering and managing all components of learner progress in-line with the Key Learner Process Manual
  • Arranging and conducting skills testing
  • Deliver training in-line with the Scheme of Work as set by the Course Developer & Quality Manager
  • Maintain learner training records for reporting purposes
  • Mentor learners
  • Actively promote equal opportunities and diversity in accordance with our policy to ensure that no individual is discriminated against
  • Actively support, at all times, company policy and best practice in the area of security, with particular emphasis on protection of learner and customer sensitive information
  • Promote a safe working environment in accordance with current legislation
  • Liaise regularly with your manager on learner’s progress, welfare, health and safety, and safeguarding issues (including Prevent)
  • Liaise with your manager on training issues
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • Attend staff meetings and forums and contribute to specific development projects
  • Keep up to date with technical and academic knowledge
  • Contribute to process of continual improvement
  • Promote efficient use of resources with particular emphasis on reducing the detrimental effects of such resource use on the environment
  • Be committed to safeguarding and promote the welfare of all learners and staff

This job description sets out the duties of the post at the time it was drawn up. Such duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the job or the level or responsibility entailed.

Essential qualifications:

  • A-units or equivalent
  • Appropriate level of occupational qualification and competence
  • Full Driving Licence holder

Desired qualifications:

  • Relevant Health & Safety Qualification
  • Safeguarding courses
  • Teaching qualification (PTLLS, DTLLS, PGCE, Cert Ed or NVQ equivalent)

Limits of authority:

  • Not currently a holder of or responsible for any budget
  • No financial authority
  • Authority limited to ensuring the proper conduct of learners

Resources for which the job holder is accountable:

  • Training resources and equipment
  • Expenditure: expenses and travel if applicable
  • Laptop
  • Mobile phone
  • Company vehicle

Working relationships:

  • Internal stakeholders
  • Learners
  • Colleagues
  • Internal Quality Assurers
  • External stakeholders

Measurable performance:

  • Learner welfare
  • Learner progression to target
  • Equivalent to minimum Ofsted Grade 2 performance review
  • Course critique analysis
  • Timely completion of training documentation
  • Other KPI’s as appropriate

Closing date for CVs is 8th May 2019, Shortlisting will take place on 15th May 2019.

Interviews are scheduled to be held on 20th, 21st & 22nd May 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and the welfare of all learners and expect staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) and will be required to provide proof of the right to work in the UK. We welcome applications from all members of the community regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity


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