Jointing Instructor

Posted 3 years ago
Main Duties The main duties will be to carry out training on electricity distribution and transmission systems and assess learner’s competency in work activity against a national qualification standard.
Job Purpose Your main purpose is to design/deliver high quality training packages to the electricity industry as well as facilitate construction and utility based occupational qualifications. The main subject area will include LV and 11kv cable jointing, support delivery of technical certificate in power engineering, and deliver compliance training related to distribution work activities
Responsible to Electricity Director
Responsible for NVQ/Diploma/PNC Learners, Apprentices and Course delegates
Liaises with Quality Improvement, Internal verification team, other assessors/ Trainers, business support team
Hours of work As Contracted
Place of work             This role is based from the main office located at Carrington, Manchester, although travel including overnight stays will be required to various locations (Expenses will be reimbursed)

Primary Responsibilities


  • To design and write high quality training packages to meet the needs of electricity industry customers
  • To deliver high quality training in line with industry cable jointing standards and health and safety legislation
  • To ensure all health and safety legislation is complied with while carrying out training either on customer’s premises or at the UCT Electrical training centre
  • Liaise with existing and new customers on the delivery of training needs within the business Ensuring all training equipment is maintained within specified timescales

NVQ/Diploma/End point assessment or trade test

Conduct assessment processes in line with award body, Centre policy and procedures. Make assessment decisions and give written or verbal reviews as required Maintain targets and performance objectives Attend centre standardisation/team/centre award body and lead body Meetings Ensure high quality learning experience and support for learners which meets internal and external requirements Use a variety of assessment methods appropriate to qualification standards Organise assessment activities to make best use of time and resources. Maintain organised records of assessments conducted support the learner throughout the learning process.

Qualification/experience requirements

A Minimum of 10 years experience in the electricity distribution/transmission Cable jointing activities

Other qualifications – (desirable but not essential as full training will be given)

  • D32/33 (or equivalent A units) NVQ assessor qualification
  • Health and safety qualification (i.e. IOSH, NEBOSH)
  • HNC – Higher National Certificate in Electrical Engineering
  • Teaching qualification i.e. PTTLS etc

In addition to the above you will also:

  • Hold a City and Guilds Level 2 as a minimum or equivalent in a relevant subject (Essential)
  • Hold or have previously held authorisation for LV Jointing (Essential)
  • Hold or have previously held authorisation for 6.6-11kV Jointing (Desirable)
  • Hold or have previously held authorisation for 33-132kV Jointing (Desirable)
  • Have a working knowledge of the electricity transmission and distribution system (Desirable
  • Have a working knowledge of LV and HV operations (Desirable)
  • Hold or have previously held authorisation for fitting (Desirable)
  • Hold or have previously held authorisation for generator connection (Desirable)
  • Have proven experience of delivering training through combination of classroom presentations and practical exercises (Desirable)
  • Must hold or be willing to be developed to holding a recognised assessor qualification
  • Have good analytical reasoning
  • Be capable of operating independently and highly organised, with the ability to prioritise you own workload
  • Be an excellent verbal and written communicator
  • IT literate
  • Hold a full UK driving licence

Pay and Conditions

  • Pay Band – In the region of £ (Dependant on experience and qualifications)
  • Company Pension Scheme – Up to 5% matched contributions (Eligible after completion of 3 months satisfactory employment)
  • Death In services Policy (Approx. 3 times basic salary)
  • Provision of company car or payment for use of own

You will also be able to demonstrate the following behavioural competencies:

  • Concern for a project
  • Results focus
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Analytical thinking

As a business we are committed to continually develop our people.

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