Degree Apprenticeship Training Coordinator (Apprenticeship Assessor)

University of the West of England

The Faculty of Environment and Technology, in partnership with educational providers across the South West, makes an active contribution to transforming the region and its skilled workforce. Our apprenticeship provision in the Faculty enjoys positive partnerships with a wide range of regional colleges and employers.

About you:

We are looking to appoint a new member of the team with up to date experience in engineering and/or built environment Standards to organise and undertake tripartite (employer, apprentice and assessor) assessments and to provide progress reports in line with University and governmental policies.

It is anticipated that the successful candidate will have a high level of experience of different aspects of degree apprenticeship, both on operation and quality assurance e.g. pre- assessment, creating training plans and assessing the progress of each apprentice, working closely with academic team and employers. Knowledge of off-the-job training and funding rules is essential. Applicants must additionally hold a recognised assessor qualification (or experience) and have an understanding of undergraduate and postgraduate degree apprenticeship and their differences from Level 3, 4 and 5 qualifications.

Successful candidates will have a high level of insight into degree apprenticeship and endpoint assessment requirements, End-Point Assessment Organisations (EPAOs) and Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies (PSRB).

This is an opportunity to join a forward thinking and dynamic Faculty, and one of the recognised HE providers in the Southwest.

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with over 30,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,800 staff. We are both globally connected and regionally embedded, with strong employer and partner connections.

Our staff and students come from over 160 countries making this a diverse, dynamic and interesting place to work and study. We have a lot to be proud of at UWE, our achievements include an impressive 88% overall student satisfaction in the most recent National Student Satisfaction survey, placing us 2nd of all universities in England and 7th in the UK. We are 6th in the UK for postgraduate student satisfaction (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey) and importantly, 96% of UWE Bristol graduates are in employment or further study within six months after graduation. We have also achieved TEF Gold status and The Guardian has placed us in the top 30 Universities in the UK.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give both our staff and students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m having been invested recently on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation while incredible new facilities continue to be developed to enhance our offer even further.

In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 27 days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
  • flexible working
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes
  • access to employee assistance programme
  • ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • family friendly policies and wellbeing support initiatives
  • onsite nurseryat our Frenchay Campus.
  • savings on purchases via Wider Wallet scheme
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme

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