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LANTRA/ Highways Assessor

£30000 - £40000/annum
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
11/02/2019 (11:41)
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The Skills People Group are a national provider of NVQ, Apprenticeships, Programmes for the unemployed and Compliance training. We specialise in both commercial and funded training and are proud to be nationally recognised as one of the UK’s largest private training providers. We are currently recruiting for a highly organised, qualified LANTRA Assessor to join our existing team.

The Construction Assessor is responsible for encompassing training, reviewing and monitoring learners within Highways sector from Level two to level three. Within this you will be required to maintain all learner and course related documentation. This will include maintenance of learner files and tracking relevant documents.

You will act as a personal tutor and mentor to groups of students and will be expected to work to a target of learner completions. This role will require you to assess workplace performance as well as candidate portfolio building.

In addition to the above you will be required to complete all required funding paper work to company standards.

The successful candidate will undertake the following main Duties and Responsibilities:

Visiting learners in the workplace and delivering teaching & learning in line with the qualification requirements

Carrying out assessment using a variety of different methods as part of the delivery of Diploma/Apprenticeship qualifications, to ensure the successful outcome for the full achievement of the qualification in line with contractual requirements and targets

Agree and review progress with each learner. Create learner portfolios to agreed target standards and ensure they are submitted timely

Carry out efficient and effective operation of the assessment process in line with Company policy relating to quality and the requirements of the Awarding Body representatives

Carry out learner progress reviews with all learners ensuring employer and learner engagement.

Undertake Health and Safety checks for learners on programme

Ensure that all Equal Opportunities policies and Health & Safety requirements (including Safe Learner Concept) are complied with always, and ensure all learners are given fair access to assessment

Participate in and support the annual self-assessment process

Attend and participate in standardisation meetings as planned and / or required

To take responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners with whom you come into contact

Complete all relevant funding documentation and administration tasks accurately and timely


The ideal candidate must possess the following Skills, Experience and Qualities:

Experience of working in the Construction Industry

Experience working within the highways sector

Experience in working within compliance of the “Safety at Street Works and Road Works Code of Practice”

Experience in locating highways services

Experience assessing LANTRA qualifications to include, L2 Diploma in Highways Electrical Installation

Experience of teaching/training in a workplace environment

A valid DBS or willing to apply for a new one

Full UK driving licence and use of own car

Energy, enthusiasm, adaptability and commitment

Flexibility over working hours

Adhere to policies on Health & Safety, Safeguarding Equality and Diversity

The ideal candidate may possess the following desirable Skills, Experience and Qualities:

A knowledge of government employment and training programs

The ideal candidate must possess the following qualifications:

Recognised NVQ Assessor Qualification e.g. A1 or D32, D22, TAQA

Vocational qualification at a minimum of level 2

An up to date New Roads & Street Works qualification

An up to date Cat & Genny qualification

An up to date first aid certificate

Other details:

You will report to your IQA Manager

You will be based remotely

Equality and Diversity

It is the responsibility of the post holder to promote equality and diversity throughout the Group

The post holder will undertake their duties in full accordance with the Group’s policies and procedures relating to equal opportunity and diversity.
Health and Safety

To promote health, safety and welfare throughout the Group

To undertake their duties and responsibilities in full accordance with the Group’s Health and Safety Policy and Procedures
Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

It is the responsibility of the post holder to commit to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults within the organisation

The post holder will undertake their duties in full accordance with the Group’s policies and procedures relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, e.g. dealing with learner issues i.e. safeguarding and referring on to specialist staff

This position is subject to an enhanced criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) and will be subject to satisfactory clearance of this check

If this position is classed as Regulated Activity, it is subject to an Adult & Child barring check

The details contained in this job description, particularly the principal accountabilities, reflect the content of the job at the date the job description was prepared. It should be remembered, however, that over time, the nature of individual jobs will inevitably change; existing duties may be lost and other duties may be gained without changing the general character of the duties of the level of responsibility entailed. Consequently, the Group will expect to revise this job description from time to time and will consult with the post holder at the appropriate time

Start Date
February/ March  
Contract Length
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