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Gateway Assessor

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
£27000 - £30000 per annum
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25 Jul 2022

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Job Title: Gateway Assessor VWG
Location: Wymbush, Milton Keynes, GB, MK8 8DF
Compensation: £27,000 to £30,000 + Benefits (including company vehicle)
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Job ID: SF43816

Are you a motor vehicle technician looking for your next career step?

This is your opportunity to join Babcock as a Gateway Assessor VWG. This is a rewarding role with great work-life balance, where you will be accountable for assessing apprentices at the end of their first, second and third years to ensure that their skills are at the appropriate level. This is your opportunity to ensure the high quality expected from VWG apprentices.

Babcock International Group is a FTSE 250 business and is the UK's leading engineering support services organisation.

Our Skills & Learning business is one of the UK's largest private sector providers of vocational and skills training. We work in partnership major employers across the Service and Engineering sectors to help develop their people.

Who we are looking for?

This is the ideal role for a technician or mechanic looking for an improved work life balance

We are looking for an all-rounder who is proactive and strives for excellence in the workplace. You will have a keen eye to attention to detail and a flexible approach to work. You will manage your own day-to-day, so excellent organisational skills are necessary. You will need to have strong communication skills and the ability to encourage others and be a mentor.
What will you be doing?

As a Gateway Assessor VWG, your responsibilities will include:

  • Using your experience as a technician or mechanic to carry out assessments of VWG apprentices for their factory accreditation against clients agreed targets and IMI set standards to achieve their qualification.
  • Set up and facilitate various assessments in a timely and standardised fashion.
  • Support the training team to deliver high quality, valid and reliable assessments.
  • Track and review success and feed back to assessment manager in order to improve future assessments and training.
  • Maintain the assessment vehicle fleet and support the running of the IMI End Point Assessment.

The experience you'll bring

  • At least one-year relevant industry experience.
  • Experience as a technician or mechanic.
  • Level 3 Automotive qualification (IMI, City&Guilds etc)
  • You will hold or have the ability to obtain enhanced DBS security clearance with Adults Barred Listed check

Should you be successful and invited to interview you will be required to complete a criminal declaration form. Please note this does not disqualify you from the role.

What a role with Babcock offers?

  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance
  • Share ownership scheme
  • Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
  • A tailored personal development and training programme.
  • Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.

About Babcock Training
With a rich history of service excellence, Babcock is a trusted name across the training and apprenticeships market. We have an enviable track record in delivering intelligent and compelling workforce development solutions and are one of the UK's largest and most reputable training providers.

Our solutions range from bespoke, employer-led apprenticeship programmes to pioneering digital simulations and we work closely with all of our customers to reflect their organisational needs. Supporting both private and public sector businesses, a customer focused solution is at the heart of who we are, consistently putting the employer brand at the forefront of programme design.

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Application Guidance:

  • We believe the position you are applying for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such, should you be invited to interview you will be required to declare all unspent convictions and conditional cautions, and all spent convictions and adult cautions (simple or conditional) that are not 'protected' (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020); and
  • The position you are applying for may involve engaging in regulated activity with children and/or vulnerable adults and it is a criminal offence to apply for this role if you are barred from working with children and/or vulnerable adults. Given the nature of the role, employment is conditional upon a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check which will include a children's and/or adults' barred list check, and you will be required to provide the necessary identification documents at interview to enable the DBS check to be completed before you commence employment. These identification documents may be different to those required to confirm your right to work in the UK.

All applications should be made online.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

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