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Engineering Training Consultant (contractor)

Region: Cramlington

British Engines is a leading engineering group working across the globe, offering professionals, graduates and apprentices the opportunity to work within a fast paced, innovative business with a long heritage in the North East of England.

Employing approximately 1,600 people, our eight businesses design and manufacture core industrial components for a wide range of industries, including the oil and gas, chemical, marine, construction and agriculture sectors.

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British Engines is seeking an experienced Engineering Training Consultant to deliver an internal training programme as part of the British Engines Apprenticeship+ Scheme.  The role is on a contractor basis for approximately two days per week.

The role

The Engineering Training Consultant will independently deliver an established production engineering training programme. This will involve instructing and assessing learners at varying stages of professional development in theoretical engineering concepts within a practical context.

Duties will include

  • To deliver practical instruction and theory lectures, as well as practical and written assessment, in the principles of machining, welding, fabrication and engineering mathematics
  • To provide ongoing instruction and assessment in project and time management
  • To deliver instruction in CAD and design principles
  • To report on learner progress at the interim and final stage
  • To monitor training area equipment and machinery for faults and required maintenance
  • To work in line with established health, safety and environmental policies and procedures
  • To be willing to acquire the programme content, delivery method and principles from the current provider

The person

The successful candidate must have experience of delivering engineering training up to a level 4 standard, or higher. A mixture of educational and industrial experience would be an advantage.

A recognised teaching or training qualification is desirable, alongside experience of delivering extended project based learning to enable students to develop reasoning skills. The role also requires experience of active learning strategies to enable students to develop reasoning skills.

Knowledge of oxy-acetylene and TIG welding, manual machining, CNC structured programming and machining, bench skills and engineering design principles is desirable.

Education to HND level, or experience to the equivalent, is essential. An education to bachelors level in an engineering discipline would be advantageous.

The successful candidate should be professionally registered with the Engineering Council to Incorporated Engineer level or above.