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Salary:  Salary scale 28-29: £28,675 - £29,538 plus up to £3k market premium dependent on experience, skills and qualifications (pro rata per annum)
Hours: 22.2 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent

Reference Number: 3674

­­­­­­­­­­­At Blackburn College, thanks to our first-class choice of courses and strong links with local and national employers, our students can look forward to outstanding careers. But that’s not all. Join our dedicated staff and you can too.

As a vital member of our apprenticeship team you will be involved in the onsite assessments for a case load of plumbing apprentices. This will include ensuring all preparation, training and assessments comply with College quality systems and qualification guidelines. There will also be some involvement with the delivery of both practical and theoretical training and assessment of the apprenticeship curriculum, along with support and preparation for end point assessment. In addition, you will assist in the recruitment, induction and enrolment of candidates.

You will need a Level 3 vocational qualification in Plumbing and be qualified to TAQA or equivalent. You will need to have recent and relevant, practical experience of working in an industrial setting as well as managing a caseload of learners.

You will have the enthusiasm to communicate a real passion for your subject and will be a highly motivated and organised individual with the ability to work effectively without supervision.

Blackburn College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Appointments are subject to a variety of pre-employment checks including satisfactory references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS.

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How to apply

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We have attached some supporting documents for you to read through when completing your application form, including Recruitment Application Guidelines and our Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy.

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Recruitment Application Guidelines

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Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

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