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Mechanic Trainer

Ref no. BHN554111
Location Swindon, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

My client is a world leading defence company and they are looking to recruit a Mechanic Trainer in Lyneham, near Swindon.

Key skills required for this role



Must have the relevant experience

Job description

The role will involve delivering training for tracked and wheeled vehicles to those who have been in the army for 4-5 years and are completing a refresher course or learning something new.


Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain personal CPD portfolio in respect of new technologies and equipment, and new training delivery methodologies.
  • Ensure that lesson plans and training sessions are developed in accordance with the approved training Documentation and reviewing course content
  • Assessment of trainees to include written examination and practical assessments.
  • Creation of practical assessment/examination scenario and continuous assessments.
  • Marking of examination papers, setting and marking of course and homework, invigilation of examination and assessments.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring of trainees to best support their learning experience.
  • Ensuring trainee development through monitoring, feedback appraisal, ensuring all supporting documentation is maintained and addressing any special student developmental needs.
  • Student administration including course reports and student training records.


We are looking for candidates with the following:

  • Qualified in a motor vehicle related apprenticeship and/or qualification to a recognised level 3 NVQ
  • Teaching Qualification or Defence Train The Trainer Course would be desirable but not essential
  • Experience working in a motor vehicle workshop environment is essential
  • Experience working in a military environment is desirable.
  • Very good IT Skills
  • The ability to create an environment of development and learning where everyone can excel


My client is offering

  • A starting salary of £34,500 - 37,000 (depending on qualifications)
  • A full time permanent contract
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Buy & Sell Annual leave
  • 'Be Kind Day' for volunteering work

SC clearance is required for this role and applicants must be based in the UK.

If you are interested in this vacancy please email Katharine Winter at Barclay Meade.


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