Job Vacancy

Vocational Trainer Assessor – Mechanical Engineering

Vocational Trainer Assessor in Mechanical Engineering

Permanent position from September 2019 – 37.5 hours per week                 

Grade: £24,480.00 – £29,196.00 per annum

 South West Durham training is seeking to recruit a VTA in Mechanical Engineering who will be responsible for the effective and efficient assessing and teaching in the relevant area.

The successful candidate will have Safeguarding Level 1 (to be achieved within 6 weeks), Level 2 in Literacy, Level 2 in Numeracy, Equivalent Level 3 Training or appropriate Vocational Qualifications, a Certificate of Education (or willing to work towards within 2 years), IT literate and a Level 3 TAQA or equivalent Assessor qualification (or willing to work towards within 1 year).

Applicants will also have relevant vocational experience, experience of training and assessment and of people of all ages, competence and experience of Mechanical Maintenance, Mechanical Production and Engineering Technical support functions.

To apply for this post please download the application form and appendix or for more information email

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Completed applications should be emailed back to: or posted to

HR Department
Bishop Auckland College
Bishop Auckland campus
Woodhouse Lane
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 6JZ

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Bishop Auckland College is committed to the safeguarding and the welfare of all learners and any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS disclosure. All teaching staff will be required to register with the Institute for Learning.