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Knowledge Specialist (Trainer/Assessor): Brickwork

Vision Business Support Services
£33,299 per annum

Please note - applications close at 5pm on the stated closing date.

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There’s never been a more exciting and challenging time to work at West Nottinghamshire College. Our students and their learning are at the heart of everything we do here at the college, with each staff and team member having a role to play in helping our students to achieve success.     

Each year approximately 3,500 young people choose to continue their studies with us either as an apprentice or a full-time student and around 2,000 adult students study part time. We now work in collaboration with Nottingham Trent University allowing students to undertake a university-level qualification on our main campus.

Our mission is to provide skills for all students, employer partners and our community to thrive. To be a force for raising aspirations across communities, where high performing staff encourage students to stretch the boundaries of their potential and, in partnership with employers develop the workforce of the future.


The Construction & Building Services apprenticeship provision at Vision West Nottinghamshire College is a close knit team based at the Station Park Construction Centre. The team work closely with employers to offer high-quality apprentices in Construction Crafts as well as Building Services, supporting learners with their progression through the course of their apprenticeship journey.

You will have an in-depth understanding of the professional apprenticeship standards / frameworks and the governance for all standards you will accountable for delivering. This will be supported by your understanding of the associated funding system and apprenticeship reforms to enable you to have a rounded view of your areas of specialism.

You will maintain the same professional level of skill and knowledge to enable you to be able to deliver on the current equivalent apprenticeship frameworks.

You will support the apprentice to meet all of the knowledge, skills and behaviours required of their apprenticeship standard. Working in conjunction with the employer you will tailor your delivery to compliment the learning, development and continuous assessment being managed by the employer and support the employer to do this effectively.

Utilise your professional knowledge and skill to regularly review the apprentice’s progress against the standard and in conjunction with the apprentice and employer, make informed judgements that clearly demonstrate that the apprentice is deemed competent against the relevant requirements of that standard.

Prepare the apprentice to be able to demonstrate consistently that they have met the required sector set professional standards enabling them to be supported through gateway to end point assessment. This will include supporting the employer to confidently decide at what point this will take place.

You are expected to take charge of making sure your sector skills are current and that you keep up to date with developments, legislation and thinking in your occupational area and will record your CPD on the colleges HR system.

Knowing exactly what our client groups think of the interactions they have with our team and our team members is central to our ethos of finding ways to wow and create great experiences. You may be expected to contribute to sourcing this feedback from your client group and we will expect you to act upon any feedback to make sure we keep our focus on what is important to our clients.

You are part of a great team and as such will be expected to participate in events and promotions where the team requires representation, some of these will be outside of your normal working hours.

There will be some admin work created as a natural part of your role and you will be required to do this which will include providing information to college wide systems and processes.

The role will require you to embed the college’s values; Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, High Expectations, Responsibility.


West Nottinghamshire College is a fantastic place to work, we offer all our staff access to some amazing benefits such as:

A contributory average salary pension scheme
Onsite or over the telephone free Occupational Health Services
Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
Staff Development days/week including internally led programmes such as our ‘Rising stars’.

  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Discounted use of on-site leisure facilities such as our hair and beauty salon, fine dining in the Refine Restaurant and access to performances in our Create Theatre.
  • 25 Days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays per annum.


Why choose West Notts?

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100% A Level pass rate in 2020.

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction.**Learner Exit Survey 2019/20

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An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area.

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We have four campuses each boasting a number of state-of-the-art facilities.

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