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North East Scotland College Aberdeen Altens Campus Harness Road Altens Industrial Estate, AB12 3LE
£28,392.79 - £32,476.26 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description


Modern Apprenticeship Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Vocational Assessor (Ref A941)
Full Time/Permanent/Altens/Multi-Campus
Salary: £28,392.79 - £32,476.22 per annum (Pay award pending, currently at additional £3.5K per annum)


We are seeking an experienced, self-motivated professional to assess our MA Engineering Vocational programme.

The ideal candidate will be a fully qualified Vocational Assessor with an SVQ level 3 qualification or equivalent qualification in the subject area, or suitable industrial experience in the subject area. They will have excellent communication and presentation skills and a proven track record of engaging with learners that results in motivating them to succeed.

If you are a highly effective team player who actively supports colleagues, have the ability to build and maintain effective Employer/Apprentice relationships, and have relevant industry experience, we want you to come and join our team.

This post will involve the assessment of engineering apprentices in the workplace.


NESCol is a disability confident employer. We offer a variety of working options in line with business requirements and place great importance on staff wellbeing. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds.

The closing date for applications will be 20th March 2024.


Interested? Want to know more?

For more information on this vacancy please email, or call Human Resources on (01224) 612244.


Person Specification


(criteria marked * are desirable, all others are essential)



  1. Educated to HND level (SCQF Level 8) or equivalent in the relevant subject area
  2. Assessor training qualifications*
  3. Verifier training qualifications*
  4. Evidence of continuous professional development



  1. Up to date vocational experience in the relevant area.
  2. Experience as a trainer or experience of training staff in the relevant area
  3. Up to date industry knowledge in the relevant area
  4. Knowledge of the type of programmes available in further education
  5. Knowledge of a range of assessment methods.



  1. Oral and written communication skills
  2. Numeracy skills
  3. Able to work on own initiative and without supervision
  4. The ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
  5. Team working skills
  6. IT literacy



  1. Self-motivated
  2. Able to develop and maintain effective relationships with students
  3. Committed to people development
  4. Committed to customer service and quality improvement
  5. Ability to relate to people
  6. Able to develop positive working relationships



  1. Commitment to College values and equal opportunities
  2. Able to travel to other locations as required
  3. Ability to work flexibly to meet the demands of the post
  4. A willingness to study for relevant teaching and assessing qualifications
  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Scottish Living Wage