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  • Ref no: CNS02027
  • Published: 30/7/2020
  • Closes: 17/8/2020
  • Location: Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Council Offices, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2BW
  • Salary: £27,061.00 - £30,175.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week

Job Description

The Training Officer will have responsibility for the organisation, administration, and delivery of Scottish Qualifications and Employability Programmes for whom the Comhairle are approved to deliver. The Training Officer will manage the accreditation and quality assurance of all Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) awards delivered within the Approved Centre and co-ordinate, support, develop, implement, and monitor all training, learning, assessment and verification in relation to these awards. The Training Officer will have the responsibility of meeting the delivery requirements of The Nobody Left Behind Employability Programmes.



You will be a time served Mechanic/Fitter with previous experience of working with a wide variety of vehicles.  It is essential that you have good organisational skills with an ability to work on own initiative, excellent communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.  The postholder will have knowledge of all aspects of the delivery of training programmes and a good working knowledge of educational structures and evidence/theory requirements of accredited training programmes.  A current full UK driving licence is essential.

Appointment to the post will be fixed term for 12 months.

Salary for the above post is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance.  Appointment to the post will be on the first point of grade.

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