Trainer/Assessor in Engineering (Electrical/Mechanical)

Job Details

Job Title: Trainer/Assessor in Engineering (Electrical/Mechanical)

Job Description:

Salary: Competitive

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 37hours

Location: Ellesmere Port and Crewe Campuses

We are seeking an Assessor in Engineering to join our team at our Ellesmere Port and Crewe Campuses. We are seeking candidates who have experience in the engineering technology industry that includes mechatronics and/or maintenance engineering preferably within a mechanical and electrical engineering environment.

This is an excellent opportunity for an innovative and inspiring Assessor to provide apprentices with an outstanding learning experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coach, train and Assess learners up to Level 3, in the workplace and classroom;
  • Planning a detailed sequenced programme of delivery to meet knowledge, skills and behaviours;
  • Support learner progress through assessment in the workplace and curriculum delivery;
  • Ensuring timely achievement of apprenticeship standards; and
  • Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons in line with college policies.

Key Person Specification Requirements:

  • Assessor qualification (TAQA/A1 or equivalent) or commitment to work towards;
  • Industry relevant qualifications to a minimum of a level 3 (City & Guilds/NVQ or equivalent);
  • Minimum of 2 years industry experience working in engineering technology;
  • Understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion in work and the learning environment;
  • This role will be based across multiple sites and therefore a full current driving licence, use of a car and insurance for business purposes are essential to this role;
  • Up-to-date occupational experience; and
  • Enhanced DBS check.

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached for further details.

If you’re interested in this new opportunity, you can apply by sending a completed application form to by 9am on 1 July 2022.

The selection process will take place in week commencing 4 July 2022.


  • Access to world-class facilities;
  • Financial support offered to obtain your teacher qualification;
  • Extensive upskilling and professional development opportunities;
  • Competitive salary;
  • Pension scheme;
  • 35 days holiday (plus bank holidays);
  • College ‘Count Me In’ social platform;
  • Onsite fitness and childcare facilities;
  • Onsite Costa, café, shop, restaurants, hair and beauty salon; and
  • Free onsite parking

 If you wish to discuss any aspects of the role prior to making an application, then please email where arrangements will be made for a discussion with the relevant department. 


About Us

Cheshire College – South & West is the largest provider of post-16 education in the region, offering exciting opportunities to over 11,000 learners and 1,000 Apprentices, who all have access to world-class facilities as a result of a £120m investment in the latest technology and real working environments, at modern Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester.

Cheshire College is a dynamic, high quality and financially robust College, which provides learners with the skills, experience and qualifications that will prepare them for their future career or higher-level study, encouraging them to become confident individuals who will make valuable contributions to businesses and the local economy.

There is a fantastic atmosphere at our three Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester, providing an environment to get involved in exciting activities and an opportunities for learners to make new friends.

Ellesmere Port

Our impressive facilities are the perfect place for learners to meet new friends and be immersed in an environment that is ideal for learning. As well as our modern classrooms, the Ellesmere Port Campus boasts:  

    • Award-winning restaurant, The Academy;
    • Mock aircraft cabin;
    • Fitness gym;
    • Hair, beauty and barbering salons; and
    • Professional Centre Stage theatre and engineering and construction workshops.

Crewe Campus

Our impressive facilities are the perfect place for learners to meet new friends and be immersed in an environment that is ideal for learning. As well as our modern classrooms, the Crewe Campus boasts:

  • A multi-purpose sports hall;
  • Climbing wall;
  • Fitness gym;
  • TV and radio studios with specialist equipment;
  • Mock aircraft cabin;
  • Award-winning restaurant, The Academy;
  • Hair, beauty and barbering salons; and
  • Professional Centre Stage theatre and engineering and construction workshops.

Cheshire College South and West is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to provide a DBS Disclosure.

Location: Ellesmere Port

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 01/07/2022 9:00 am

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Application Form: Download