Plumbing and Gas Trainer Assessor

Plumbing and Gas Trainer Assessor

Trainer Assessor – Plumbing and Gas


Continually striving for excellence and a strong Grade 2  College, Wigan & Leigh College is well underway  on its journey to become Outstanding.  With over 9,500 students and a turnover of £30m, the College is in a strong position to continue to move forward and grow.

The College has distinct ambitions to expand its choice of programmes and support the economic transformation of Wigan and the surrounding areas.  As a growing college we are in a strong position to continue to invest in our campuses with the development of state of the art facilities.

The College has created a community that encourages all students to enhance their learning through wider opportunities and support services; to maximise their achievements and secure progression onto further study, apprenticeships and employment.

We are looking to appoint a Plumbing and Gas Trainer Assessor to our highly motivated and creative team.

The successful candidate would be required to carry out workplace assessments, progress reviews, including setting SMART Targets and action plans for apprentices, conduct health and safety appraisals and deliver on the apprenticeship standards and professional qualifications at Levels 2-3, including the embedding of Functional Skills.  Holding a gas qualification, being able to assess portfolios and preparing learners for ACS assessments is essential and experience of environmental pathways is desirable.

The role will also include IQA duties within an existing team and developing the College’s offer in conjunction with employer partners and awarding bodies.  The post holder will be required to deliver to some apprenticeship groups in college preparing apprentices for end point assessment.

Suitable candidates will hold a recognised assessment qualification (TAQA, A1, V1 or equivalent, a teaching qualification is desirable), the successful candidate will have a proven track record and be confident in all aspects of workplace assessment within the plumbing and heating sector.

The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date.  

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. To comply with legislation, you are required to obtain a DBS check for your role. We will be asking Protocol National Ltd/Esafeguarding Ltd to undertake this process on our behalf.

Wigan and Leigh college is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  Further information about the DBS can be found at

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