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Falkirk Campus Grangemouth Road, FK2 9AD
£31,351 - £35,067 per year
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Full Time
35 hours per week
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Job Description

Assessor - Work Based (Engineering)
£31,351 - £35,067
1.0 FTE / 35 Hours
Based at Falkirk Campus/Hybrid Working (some travel will be also be required)
Fixed Term to October 2025

About the Role:

Forth Valley College's Apprenticeships, Skills & Commercial Department is on the lookout for a dedicated and experienced Engineering Work Based Assessor to join our dynamic team. This role is pivotal in supporting and assessing candidates within the Instrument and Control/Electrical Engineering disciplines. The ideal candidate will have a current understanding of industry practices, with a particular emphasis on vocational qualifications and quality frameworks. While support is provided, knowledge in these areas is preferred.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver guidance and support to candidates in compiling and presenting a comprehensive portfolio of evidence that adheres to the vocational qualification's performance criteria and evidence requirements.
  • Conduct fair, safe, and reliable assessments of candidates' skills and knowledge in their respective workplaces.
  • Maintain excellent communication and IT skills to effectively manage interactions and documentation.
  • Exhibit a strong passion for professional discipline, with an ability to work under tight deadlines and independently manage workload.
  • Inspire, encourage, and motivate candidates, fostering an environment conducive to learning and professional growth.
  • Participate actively as a member of the engineering assessment team, contributing to the continuous improvement of assessment processes and practices.


Essential Requirements:

  • Proven, relevant, and up-to-date industry practice in Instrument and Control/Electrical Engineering.
  • Experience in the oil and gas sector and engineering environments.
  • Exceptional communication and IT skills.
  • A genuine enthusiasm for mentoring and skill development within the engineering field.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and effectively manage personal workload.
  • Valid driving licence and access to a vehicle for frequent and extensive travel.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • A recognised Assessor and/or Verifier qualification, or the willingness to work towards obtaining these qualifications.


  • Access to a public sector pension scheme based on Career Average – College contribution of 24%
  • A flexible working environment tailored to support work-life balance.
  • Generous annual leave entitlement of 48 days including Public Holidays & College Closure Days
  • Participation in a cycle to work scheme, promoting a healthy and environmentally friendly commute option.


Join Us:

If you are keen to make a significant impact in the lives of our students, driving forward their skills and knowledge in the engineering sector, we would love to hear from you. Forth Valley College is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive environment for all and encourages applications from candidates who are passionate about education and have a strong desire to make a difference.

Application Process:

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role, including examples of previous relevant experience and how you meet the essential requirements to

Forth Valley College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Please note the College is currently undergoing a National Job Evaluation process and therefore all salaries are subject to the outcome of this process.

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