Engineering & Construction Trades Apprenticeship Manager

Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
£32,567.00 - £36,769.00 Per Annum
02 Nov 2018
18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Engineering & Construction Trades Apprenticeship Manager

Reference: NOV20184467

Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Salary: £32,567.00 - £36,769.00 Per Annum

Benefits: Local Government Pension Scheme & 35 Days annual leave

Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group is financially one of the strongest of its kind in the country with very high success rates, amongst the top 10% nationally. The group is currently home to a population of over 4,600 full-time students and around 620 students on higher education programmes.

We are looking for an effective leader who can manage Apprenticeship and other Work-based provision within the Engineering and Construction sectors, ensuring the highest quality and driving significant growth.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide clear leadership, motivation and support to all staff within the area ensuring NSCG can achieve and maintain its overall objective of being outstanding in all areas. 
  • Foster a culture of supporting employers’ work-based training requirements in both the Engineering and Construction curriculum areas.  Drive an increase in apprenticeship training market share through effective business engagement and sector links and by managing and deploying staff/resources effectively.  
  • Ensure the College is professionally represented on local and national Engineering and Construction employer and training provider groups.
  • Continually monitor, maintain and improve quality outcomes, including the timeliness of achievements, across all qualifications.
  • Keep abreast of current developments in work-based training, particularly implementation of standards, end-point assessments, use of the apprenticeship levy and growth in Higher and Degree apprenticeships.

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Holds appropriate professional qualifications.
  • Is an outstanding leader, strong motivator and achieves excellent levels of success.
  • Has extensive experience as a practitioner within apprenticeships/work-based learning and a detailed appreciation of the training needs of employers.
  • Can demonstrate the experience, ability and enthusiasm to assist in the development of apprenticeship standards.

What’s in it for you?

The college offers and excellent benefits package which includes:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Excellent Training and Development Opportunities
  • 35 Days annual leave

How to apply

To apply for the role of Engineering & Construction Trades Apprenticeship Manager, please go to and click on ‘Apply’ to complete an online application form.

The closing date for completed applications is 18th November 2018.

Interviews to be held on 23rd November 2018.

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All college based positions are subject to enhanced DBS check and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.