LocationFrontier House
Contract TypeAll Year Round
Contract TermPermanent
Job RefSCCG2760
Posted09 Jul 2024
Closing Date28 Jul 2024
Interview Datew/c 05 Aug 2024

About the role

Salford City College is a leading apprenticeship training provider dedicated to delivering high-quality education and vocational training to aspiring construction professionals.
We are currently seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Trainer/Assessor to join our team, specialising in the plumbing and domestic and gas engineering standards. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering high-quality training and assessment to apprentices, ensuring they achieve the competencies required to excel in the domestic plumbing and gas industry. Key responsibilities include: Developing individualised learning plans to support apprentices in achieving their qualifications. Assessing apprentices’ skills and knowledge through a variety of assessment methods, including practical observations, professional discussions, and written assessments. Providing constructive feedback and support to apprentices, guiding them through their learning journey. Maintaining accurate records of apprentices’ progress and achievements. Ensuring compliance with industry standards, regulatory requirements, and best practice. Liaising with employers to ensure training meets industry needs and standards and staying up to date with the latest industry trends, technologies, and best practice.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in the domestic plumbing and gas industry and a recognised qualification (e.g. NVQ L3), an assessor qualification (e.g. CAVA or A1), strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to motivate and inspire learners, excellent organisational skills and proficiency in using digital tools and learning platforms.


  • We have Generous Terms and Conditions (Sixth Form College’s Association style terms and conditions) including 40 days annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays).
  • We have a 3pm finish on Fridays, Free on-site parking and various health and wellbeing resources and benefit schemes including 2 Staff Wellbeing days per year.
  • We offer automatic enrolment to the Local Government Pension Scheme with 20.70% employer pension contribution.
  • Our College is an incredible community, there is a lot that staff and their families can get involved with.
  • We have family friendly policies and we are happy to talk about flexible working.
  • We invest in our people and offer a range of training & career opportunities for all staff as part of our Be Outstanding Development programme.
  • We have an amazing Staff Benefits Package with discounts and savings for supermarkets, petrol, high-street retailers, holidays, cinemas and other leisure.
  • Our shared purpose: We believe in the value of education for a successful future and we want the best for our learners and our staff.
  • Our core values are at the heart of everything we do. Staff and students behave with respect, integrity and kindness.
  • 91% of staff are proud to work at the College


To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply’ button which will take you to the College Recruitment page. If this is your first application, you will need to complete the Registration form. If returning please login to access your profile.

Once you have created an account / profile or logged in you will see a list of jobs with another ‘Apply’ button. Click the ‘Apply’ button to open a form allowing you to add a personal statement for the select Job role. Click Submit and your application will be complete.


The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.


The College strives to be a diverse and inclusive community and welcomes applications from people from all backgrounds.

Vacancy Documents
Trainer- Assessor plumbing and gas.pdf
Trainer Assessor Job Description.pdf

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