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Date Added: Sat 08/06/2024

Training Advisor - Construction

Neath, SA11, UK
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Company: TOTEC

Job Type: Contract, Full Time

Salary: £28870 - £31364/annum

Training Advisor - Construction/Built Environment
We are delighted to be working with a Local Authority training provider, who are delivering a project with the aim to support individuals with aspirations of careers within the construction and built environment industries with vocational qualifications.
We are looking for a “Training Advisor” with experience in delivering vocational qualifications specific to the construction and built environment. The successful candidate will be required to ensure that learners undertaking vocational training and employment opportunity programmes are given appropriate support and guidance in order to achieve their full potential, in line with contractual agreements within a Work Based Learning provision. The post will demand a high degree of occupationally specific experience.
Key Responsibilities
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Undertake the delivery of agreed occupational and technical/knowledge-based qualifications.
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Undertake teaching sessions with learners in line with their individual learning plan and achieve their individual learning plans within the allocated timescale.
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Design and deliver appropriate learning materials and resources to support the courses/qualifications delivered at Skills & Training.
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Assess and internally verify vocational competence and technical knowledge & skills of learners, as appropriate.
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To be responsible for a caseload of learners within the specified sector(s).
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To ensure that programmes of learning are delivered at the appropriate levels for individual learners.
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Ensure learners are fully inducted to their programme and monitor and review learner's progress at regular intervals as per agreed policy and against agreed targets.
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Canvas new work placements and develop an employer base for continued expansion of training initiatives.
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Undertake the inspection of placements to ensure compliance with the required standards of the section.
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Represent the section at Careers Conventions, Schools talks and working parties as required.
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Organise and deliver pre-exit courses and other section led courses as required.
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To attend internal and external stakeholder meetings as appropriate.
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Refer learners where appropriate to alternative sources of learning/counselling guidance provision, responding to and helping them to resolve their difficulties, thereby ensuring required standards of learners' welfare and training.
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Maintain, update and complete appropriate documentation including learner enrolment paperwork and ongoing programme records, qualification records and including learning plans, learner monitoring/reviewing reports, placement records, college/sub-contractor reports, relevant examination bodies' documentation and others as required.
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Liaise and provide records to external stakeholders such as Working Wales, College Providers, Employers and other parties, in line with GDPR legislation, who are involved in the delivery of the training provision as appropriate.
Requirements
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Minimum of 3 years' supervisory experience in the construction/built environment sector. (Essential)
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Experience of working with young people and/or adults in a school/educational or work-based setting. (Desirable)
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Experience of delivering class-based theory and practice sessions against qualifications/courses (e.g. off the job training). (Essential)
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Understanding of vocational & work-based learning programmes, training requirements in advertised sector(s) and the systems and processes in delivering courses to learners and qualifications. (Desirable)
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Knowledge of Health and Safety and legal requirements of working in the sector, particularly in relation to working with young people. (Essential)
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Be in possession of or working towards/willing to work towards an assessing qualification such as TAQA or equivalent. (Essential)
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Be in possession of or working towards/willing to work towards an Internal Quality Assurer qualification or equivalent. (Desirable)
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Possess NVQ/QCF or equivalent in construction at Level 3. (Essential)
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Possess Further Education Teaching Certificate or equivalent (such as PGCE/PTTLS) or prepared to work towards it. (Desirable)
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Essential Skills Wales Qualifications and/or practitioners' certificate. (Desirable)
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GCSE (or equivalent/higher) in Maths and English grade C and above/Level 2. (Essential)
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Ability to motivate young people and adults involved in the learning process · Ability to monitor and evaluate the work of self and others, and to work effectively with others to complete work to a high standard and within pre-described timescales. (Essential)
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Ability to set and monitor learner targets in time-bound periods. (Essential)
Other Requirements
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The post holder will be required to travel across South Wales and therefore will need a full, clean driving licence and access to own vehicle for the post.
DBS Check
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This post is subject to ​an enhanced with both adult & child barred list DBS disclosure​
Hours - 37 hours a week
Contract Type - Fixed Term - Grant Funded until 31/12/2024
Salary - £28,870 rising to £31,364 per annum
Additional Benefits
25 days holiday entitlement, rising to 32 after 5 years' service (pro rata).
8 bank holidays plus one extra statutory day (pro rata).
Local Government Pension Scheme.
Cycle to Work Salary Sacrifice Scheme.
Tax Free Childcare vouchers.
Relocation Scheme (subject to conditions).
Hybrid Working (for some roles)
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