Skills Assessor - South East region

Kent/ South Coast
£23,000 - £24,000 if unqual or qualified
28 Sep 2016
26 Oct 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Job Purpose

The role involves working with work-based learners either on a one-to-one or small group basis, managing all aspects of the Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship frameworks in a variety of disciplines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain learner caseload
  • Ensure learners achieve their framework within their allocated timeframe
  • Ensure learners are visited regularly and no learners’ funding is put at risk
  • To achieve compliance on all auditable Learner paperwork
  • Diary completion and visits programmed well in advance
  • The ability to complete all relevant admin tasks
  • Ability to complete Information, Advice and Guidance sessions and Recruitment Days with employers as a representative of ICON and as the trainer for the given contract
  • To understand fully the national vocational standards for each qualification delivered
  • Ensure all learners are progressed regularly throughout their apprenticeships
  • Understanding Awarding Organisation and Sector Skills Council requirements and ensuring that learner assessment portfolios adhere to their guidelines
  • To regularly meet with employers to ensure we are meeting their needs and requirements, especially with regards to commercial training that falls outside the remit of the apprenticeship scheme which ICON can supply and support with
  • To monitor and coach all candidates in line with the job specification, adhering to the standards of the apprenticeship program to ensure consistency and fairness throughout all assessment delivery techniques
  • To be flexible and adaptable to the changing needs of learners and clients
  • To be the ‘face’ of the company and at all times deliver a professional and motivational approach to the apprentice
  • Maintain and update CPD in line with organisational standards and sharing of best practice skills with team members

Qualifications & Experience Essential

  • Industry Level 3 Qualification or Equivalent
  • GCSE English and Maths (C or above or equivalent)
  • 3+ years’ experience in the Leisure Industry
  • Strong Organisational and Time Management Skills


  • CAVA L3 or Equivalent
  • Previous Assessing Experience
  • Education and Training L3 or Equivalent
  • Experience of co-ordinating training programmes
  • An understanding of NVQ delivery
  • 2 years management experience
  • Relevant Degree
  • Equality & Diversity L3
  • Key/Functional Skills L3
  • Level 3 Personal Training Certificate

Personal Qualities and Skills

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and to be flexible in approach to work
  • Excellent time management, influencing and communication skills
  • Ability to build relationships at all levels
  • Enjoy working in changeable, operational environments
  • Self-Motivated

The above should not be regarded as an exhaustive list of duties. You may at any time, be required to perform other duties, which the Senior Leadership Team deem consistent with your competencies and your status within the organisation.

Line Management: None
Reporting Lines: Area Business Lead

Interviews are currently scheduled to be held on the 2nd week of October

Successful candidates must have their own mode of transport