Welding Assessor Vacancy at NA College

Salary:                        £28000-£30,000 per annum

Location:                   NA-College

Contract:                   Permanent


The role of the Fabrication/Welding Assessor is to assess and where necessary offer support to learners engaged in fabrication engineering courses up to level 3, in accordance with the awarding body guidelines.

Contribute to the recruitment and enrolment of learners.

The role will also include the progressive development of the fabrication/welding engineering curriculum and the material associated with its delivery.

The role may also include other tasks as directed by the Line Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

To prepare appropriate learning and assessment materials and undertake assessments in the workplace

To deliver underpinning knowledge/training sessions to learners when and where required.

To be responsible for an agreed caseload and to ensure performance targets are met.

To assess fabrication/welding engineering courses up to and including level three.

To assure full compliance within the assessment team and more broadly across the College with key policies, notably Equality and Diversity, Health and Safety and Safeguarding.

To develop and maintain the current fabrication/welding engineering assessment course material including lesson plans and schemes of work for a range of courses.

Assist in assessing, changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement.

Maintain effective and efficient record keeping procedures. (ILP etc).

Assume responsibility for meeting his/her course and learner performance goals.

To ensure all relevant evidence of learning is accurately and correctly documented and completed for each learner.

Provide feedback and support to learners on a one to one/ group basis.

To assist in the delivery of course material outside of the subject of fabrication/welding engineering.

To prepare and assist in internal and external audits.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the line Manager.
Requirements (Essential)

Have a minimum of three years’ experience in industry in Fabrication/Welding
Hold a level three qualification in Fabrication/Welding

Hold an assessor qualification

Have a sound knowledge of fabrication/welding engineering principles

Good numeracy, literacy and computer skills

Communicate effectively, both orally, and in writing, with learners, employers and other professionals

Additional Requirements (Desirable)

Has experience of delivering and developing Fabrication/Welding Engineering courses

Knowledge of assessment learning options

An intermediate level of understanding of MS office applications

Personal Qualities

Proven ability, maturity and confidence to deal with a diverse range of personnel

Self-starter, able to manage a variety of projects independently

Ability to work on own initiative

Patient and shows control in challenging situations

Can take ownership for problems and assignment to resolution

Shows leadership when appropriate, but is also a good team player

Clear thinking and a simple communicator

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