Engineering Training Officer / CAD Design

by Claire Tipton

Are you ready to join our Apprenticeship team that’s leading the way in Engineering Apprenticeships?


Job Title: Engineering Training Officer / CAD Design
Employment Term: Permanent
Salary: £37,440k per annum
Work Location: North East, In person
Schedule: Monday to Friday
Estimated Start Date: March 2023


Why not take your career to the next level by joining our team as a Training Officer?

At TDR, we work with local businesses and are a leading source of advice, support and training for Engineering, Manufacturing and Science apprenticeships. Our programmes provide the most thorough grounding and strongest possible foundation for anyone committed to developing a rewarding career in STEM.
We have an exciting new opportunity and looking for an enthusiastic Design Engineer who is passionate about inspiring the next generation of Engineers! If you have experience in Engineering, highly qualified to a minimum of HNC and are motivated to take on the challenge it would be great to hear from you!


About the role

This role would suit someone from an engineering design background, who is looking for a varied and new career that allows you to support and mentor apprentices to develop their knowledge, skills, and behaviours (KSB’s) in line with Apprenticeship Standards.

Role Responsibilities:

  • To manage a caseload of learners from the start of their programme until successful completion.
  • To provide support & assistance to learners.
  • To visit learners monthly in the workplace.
  • To carry out 12-week progress reviews.
  • To carry out annual Health & Safety Assessments of learner worksites.
  • To manage the induction process of new starts and complete relevant apprenticeship sign up documentation.
  • To work with employers to ensure learners are receiving the correct exposure to meet the Knowledge, Skills & Behaviours (KSB’s) of the associated apprenticeship standards.
  • To carry out learner End Point Assessment (EPA) preparation.
  • To carry out onsite assessments with learners to deem occupational competence.
  • To assist in the recruitment of learners via carrying out candidate interviews.
  • To promote TDR Training – Apprenticeships & Commercial training.


About the person

We are looking for someone who can bring not just up to date industry knowledge and experience, but who can impart life skills and teach our learners to be effective and invaluable members of their workforce. Have excellent organisational skills, be flexible and self-motivated with a passion for learner achievement and quality. If you hold an assessing qualification great, but don’t worry we can work with you to gain the qualification and more!

Desired Qualities:

  • Understanding of Apprenticeship Standards.
  • Assessors Award (or willing to work towards).
  • Health and Safety accreditation.
  • Project Management skills.


What will we offer you in return?

One of the biggest rewards of a career with TDR is taking part to our charitable objective to promote and provide learning and vocational education to local businesses and people in pursuit of employment in the fields of STEM.

We know that our employees are our greatest asset, which is why you will also have access to a fantastic range of employee benefits and support for your personal and professional development.

Benefit includes:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Business Mileage
  • Company Laptop
  • Company Mobile Phone
  • Well-being Programme
  • CPD Annual Allowance
  • Free on-site parking
  • On-site Park Gym Facilities
  • A minimum of 25 days holiday per year, plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • A maximum of 4 days additional holiday to reward long term service.


TDR is committed to the Prevent Duty, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, British Values & Safeguarding. These are implemented within all areas of our curriculum. Posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Clearance through the DBS, references that cover the last two years of employment and online screening. Other checks may also be required.

To apply for the position, click the link below and email Claire Tipton your CV and cover letter.

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