Work Based Assessor Engineering

  • Engineering
  • Swindon

Work Based Assessor Engineering

Job advert

Work Based Assessor in Engineering

£25,764 - £29,939 per annum pro rata

Flexible Opportunity to work from 22.2 hours per week



About the role:  


We have an exciting opportunity for a Work Based Assessor to join our friendly Engineering department. You will be allocated a caseload of learners and will be responsible for their course assessment, review and to support and encourage them to complete their course work.


About Swindon College:


Swindon College prides itself in offering opportunities for learners who may have been overlooked by the mainstream.  We love what we do passionately, and who we do it for.  Our approach puts the learner first through delivering differentiated teaching, encouraging a growth mindset and supporting our learners to overcome obstacles to achieve success.


There will be career opportunities with us as we grow as excitingly, the College has just secured a £21 million bid for Government-backed Institute of Technology funding. In partnership with the University of Gloucestershire (and other local anchor partners), we are committed to delivering a step-change in the availability of high quality professional and technical education in advanced manufacturing and engineering, life sciences, digital technologies and creative media.


 In this role you’ll:

  • Adhere to the Work Based Learning contract as agreed between Swindon College, the National Apprenticeship Service and the Skills Funding Agency.
  • Work with the learner and the employer to ensure that all are aware of the requirements and complexities of the course
  • Recruitment to include interviewing and assessment of potential learners
  • Undertake the duties and responsibilities proportionate with the effective instruction and assessment of evidence from candidates in Engineering.
  • Liaise with College Tutors and Assessors to ensure that a learner’s progress is on target as set out in the learner’s Individual Learning Plan.


  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 33 days annual leave (inclusive of all discretionary and bank holidays)
  • Training and development support in your role
  • Wellbeing and Lifestyle support including access to our market leading Employee Benefits Platform, free access to on-site gym facilities, eye care voucher schemes and dental plan
  • On-site parking and subsidised restaurants, Costa & Starbucks


How to apply:

If you are unable to apply on line or require further information please email or call 01793 491591.


Closing date: 10th July 2019


An Application Form must be submitted if you wish to be considered for this post. Please note this vacancy may close sooner if sufficient applications have been received so please apply as soon as possible.


Swindon College is committed to embedding a culture which values diversity and ensures equality of opportunity.  We take our safeguarding responsibilities seriously and promote the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff, applicants and customers to share this commitment.

This role is likely to involve working with under 18’s and/or vulnerable adults. Any appointment will be made subject to strict vetting and screening checks and our receipt of a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.






Qualifications and experience required:

  • Level 3 occupational/professional qualification
  • A1 Assessor Award (or equivalent)
  • Level 2 English and Maths (or equivalent) or the commitment to gaining within 24 months
  • Knowledge and experience within the Carpentry or Brickwork industry
  • Knowledge and experience of onsite assessing