Skills Coach & Assessor (Scotland)

Scotland (GB)
17 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Skills Coach & Assessor (Scotland)

Location : Nationwide
Closing Date : 21/07/2017
Employment Type : Permanent
Department : Professional Apprenticeships

This role will be based in Scotland

Job Background:

The Scotland Apprenticeship Team are responsible for the delivery and success of BPP’s government contract with Skills Development Scotland. We have government targets to hit and we work hard to achieve them. The last 3 years has shown continual growth and on the back of the good work we do in Scotland we have a strong pipeline of new business coming into the team. The team work from home, client premises, as well as from our Head Office in Livingston.
Key Responsibilities;

  • Assessing and supporting candidates through an apprenticeship programme in line with timeframes set out on their Individual Learning Plan.
  • Accountable for meeting government targets set for your cohort of apprentices
  • Carrying out reviews either in person or on the phone with apprentices and line managers
  • Provide information, support and guidance to allocated cohort of apprentices on all components of their apprenticeship to ensure successful completion
  • Establish professional working relationships with clients
  • Build effective working relationships with the wider business, for example BPP’s central client team based in London
  • Embrace the BPP codes of practice
  • Administration to include funding paperwork, reporting and diary management
  • To achieve a minimum of 75% achievement rates
  • Effectively undertaking any other duties as required

Development Opportunities:

Joining a growing team will naturally create opportunities in the Scotland Apprenticeship Team. Opportunities perhaps to get involved with other areas of the business, including for example undertaking Internal Verification qualifications which may lead to opportunities to progress into a higher role within the team.
Skills, knowledge, qualifications required for job:

  • Professional working ethos to be able to effectively build business relationships with large corporate clients
  • Strong communication skills
  • Effective time management and organisation skills
  • Ability to work effectively on own and as part of a team
  • Have an outlook of wanting to achieve excellence in all aspects of the role
  • A professional qualification is highly desirable
  • A history of working in one of the chosen occupations is also highly desirable
  • Assessor qualified or a willingness to undertake relevant qualifications
  • UK driving licence

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a DBS check, credit check and checks on driving licence / points

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