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Microsoft Windows 10 Trainer

Learning

London

Are you currently an MS Windows Trainer/Coach who loves developing others, looking for a new challenge?

Or are you fed up with not getting the progression you have hard-work for?

Then read on…

Why apply?

If you’re an MS Windows Trainer/Skills Coach based in London, had enough of contracting or your permanent role is no longer challenging you. How about doing something different or working for one of the UK’s largest Education providers where you help others understand the world of Windows…then this role is perfect for you.

As a company, we have promoted a number of our Trainers/Skills Coaches into Lead/Manager positions across the business and actively encourage employees to share ideas/practices that could make our courses more effective.

What is the role?

With our support, you will deliver/coach using face to face, e-Learning or digital MS Windows courses and content to all appropriate areas within QA to likeminded people. Whether they are a highly qualified professional or a beginner looking to get into the world of MS Windows.  

Based in London, you will be delivering/coaching both public scheduled and bespoke courses for all appropriate areas of QA’s Portfolio.

How will we support you?

From day one you will be assigned a co-pilot/buddy to help get you up to speed with our processes and ensure you can help deliver our award-winning programmes.

Financial package and benefits 

We are offering a competitive base salary (dependant on experience), private pension as well as 25 days holiday. 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Must haves:

  • Capability to train MOC Windows 7 and Windows 10 courses
  • Excellent customer facing, presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to share expertise with others
  • Ideally qualified as Microsoft Certified Trainer
  • Demonstrate sound business acumen, communication skills and intellectual curiosity
  • Patience and tolerance

Who are we?

As one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK. We like to help develop skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders.  With our HQ in London and 20 training centres nationwide, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative, award winning (2016 Top 20 IT Training Companies List) & ever-evolving skills solutions.

So interested? If so please apply today…

 

 

 

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.NET, Web and Azure Development Trainer

Learning

London

Do you think sometimes you’ve spent too long in industry? Fed up with your hands on software development role? How about teaching others for a living?

Why apply?

If you've had enough of contracting or your permanent role is no longer challenging you. How about doing something different and helping others understand the technical world of .NET, Web and Azure. Then this role is perfect for you.

Who are we?

As one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK. We like to help develop skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders. With our HQ in London and 20 training centres nationwide, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative, award winning (2016 Top 20 IT Training Companies List) & ever evolving skills solutions.

What is the role?

With our support and training, you will deliver face to face / e-Learning / digital training and content development for all areas within the QA family to likeminded people. Whether this is a highly qualified professional or young learners looking to get into the world of Technology.

You will be delivering both public scheduled and bespoke courses for all areas of QA’s C#, Azure and .NET portfolio, particularly Web Applications on C# and Development of Windows.NET.

How will we support you?

Experienced or not experienced, you will be assigned a co-pilot (friendly buddy but cool sounding name) to help get you up to speed. For those who are not qualified, we will help you achieve your Microsoft Certified Trainer accreditation which gives you the confidence and knowledge to teach.

Money

It is unlikely you’ll want or be able to work for free. So with that in mind, we offer a competitive financial package with benefits.

Other benefits

25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,500 to be precise), Life Assurance, subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Must have’s:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft .NET and Visual Studio (minimum VS2013).
  • Experience developing .NET Windows and Web applications (must include MVC)
  • Experience developing .NET components
  • Knowledge (and ideally experience) of Azure

 

  So interested? If so please apply.

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Programmes Director (Birmingham)

Higher Education

Birmingham

Programmes Director (Birmingham)

Based at Birmingham campus

The Role:

You will be responsible for the academic management and development of the programmes delivered at the Birmingham Campus. We are looking for an individual who can display strong aptitude for people management to lead our team of lecturers, alongside having a rigorous approach to quality of teaching, learning and assessment.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Liaison with Programme Managers to ensure continuity of student experience at the Birmingham campus. Chairing Student consultations, attendance and misconduct meeting. Recruitment of suitably qualified academic lecturers across a range of disciplines. Assist Associate Dean (and deputise) with all academic management activities and problem solving.

The role also requires a regular teaching commitment.

Future Progression opportunities will present in our expanding multi-campus environment.

YOUR experience:

Programme management experience - essential

You must have people management and leadership skills

Relevant postgraduate qualifications or equivalent - essential

HEA membership – preferred  

Suitable lecturing experience and in the HE sector

QAHE

QA Higher Education (QAHE) works in partnership with three different UK Universities offering a range of fully accredited UK higher education programmes from foundation level through to postgraduate degrees across modern, professional campuses in London, Birmingham and Manchester

Your remuneration package will be competitive and match your skills and seniority.

Closing date for Applications Friday 11th May 2018

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Account Manager - CSL and Government

Learning

London

Account Manager, CSL and Government

Based in Cannon Street, London

Salary: c£50-60k OTE

Commission: Competitive

Division: QA Learning

 

Are you an experienced account manager looking for a new challenge?

Do you want to manage and grow a range of civil service and government clients within large account that you can really get your teeth into?

The Role?

Working within the QA Learning division, you will manage a portfolio of government clients within a large Government account, developing new business opportunities to grow this further. You will be part of a dedicated and highly skilled team, who work closely to deliver great results and build long-lasting relationships. You will develop a strong understanding of the clients’ needs and opportunities, so that you can provide the best service possible.

You will predominantly be selling from a portfolio curriculum into government, but may have the opportunity with non-government clients to sell from the QA portfolio of over 1,500 certifications and training courses including Technical IT, project management, Business Systems Development, Business Applications, Leadership & Management and Hot Topics (e.g. Cyber Security & Cloud Computing).

Experience required?

The ideal candidate will have entrepreneurial spirit and determination, confidence and a proven track record in account management. A background in government and public sector sales, or experience within the learning & development market would be preferable, but is not essential for the role.

An ability to prepare quotes and proposals for customers is essential.

The successful candidate will need to undergo a BPSS check for this role.

Financial Package and Benefits?

We understand that as an experienced sales professional you are not easy to prise away from the success you have built, therefore we are offering a competitive opportunity to earn of £50-£60k per annum DOE including a competitive commission package. Other benefits include Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

 

If you are interested in moving your career forward, please click apply.

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Account Manager x 2

Apprenticeships

Slough

Account Manager- Slough

What is the role?

As an established sales person, your experience in generating and growing new accounts will be invaluable to increasing our client base.

Using your business development and customer relationship skills, your role is vital in helping Learners onto new and exciting career paths. Energising existing employees with new skills and helping business’ grow & develop the most important parts of their organisation… the people who make it happen!

How will we support you?

Whether you have industry experience or not, we have a dedicated five month training programme to help you understand the services we provide as well as support from our senior staff like Billy. Billy has been with the business almost 4 years and has seen QAA grow from a small regional team, to a national presence.

Billy has also worked his way up through the business from Account Manager, Team Leader and now Sales Manager. Hopefully this proves that QAA rewards hard work and promote from within which is great news for you, as we will be looking for people to become team Leaders within a year.

Financial package and benefits 

We understand that as an experienced sales professional you are not easy to prise away from the success you have built, therefore we are offering a highly competitive base salary, up to £15,000 commission, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Must haves (We do need the following):

  • Proven business development experience – generating new business and growing accounts
  • Customer service & retention
  • Driving licence + own car
  • That’s it!

If you’ve read the above, feel we are the company for you. Then apply to me today. Speak soon…

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Admission Officer

Higher Education

London

QA Higher Education offers a range of courses through our partnership with various universities across the country. We offer globally recognised, fully accredited British degrees at Bachelor’s and Master’s levels, as well as a range of other courses and qualifications and over 90% of graduates are in employment or pursuing further studies within six months of graduating. This is one of the highest employment / further study rates in the UK.

You will work as a member of the Admissions Team, reporting directly to the Admission and Assessment Manager, taking responsibility for:

  • Processing applications of all Home applications within a defined entry criteria
  • Assessing all applications and recommending the next steps required
  • Achieving a positive applicant experience
  • Ensuring all applications are processed within the agreed KPI’s and to the highest standard
  • Taking ownership and responsibility for processes and outcomes

As the Admission Officer, you will:

  • Manage the admissions process for all applicants from the initial application through to confirmation and registration, ensuring that they continue to meet the needs of internal stakeholders and applicants and that they are compliant with the requirements of government policy
  • Process incoming applications, check qualifications and authenticity of results
  • Make decisions on applications in accordance with our strict admissions policy and with reference to each partner’s admissions criteria
  • Enter decisions and generate offers using our student record system and CRM system ensuring all details are accurate
  • Work closely with the Sales Team, monitor responses ensuring applicants’ responses to decisions are accurately recorded and actioned
  • Ensure that all the correct procedures are followed when dealing with Home/EU students.
  • Manage a high workload, especially during peak times

As the Admission Officer, you will have:

  • Education to A Level, a first degree would be an advantage
  • Ability to speak a foreign language would be an advantage
  • Proven track record of successfully operating in the education sector in a similar role
  • Experience of working with Home/EU students
  • Experience of working in a customer-focused environment
  • Understanding of the application process and higher education admission

Sounds interesting? Please apply with your CV, we look forward to talking to you.

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Admissions Officer

Higher Education

London

QA Higher Education offers a range of courses through our partnership with various universities across the country. We offer globally recognised, fully accredited British degrees at Bachelor’s and Master’s levels, as well as a range of other courses and qualifications and over 90% of graduates are in employment or pursuing further studies within six months of graduating. This is one of the highest employment / further study rates in the UK.

You will work as a member of the Admissions Team taking responsibility for:

  • Processing applications of within a defined entry criteria
  • Assessing all applications and recommending the next steps required
  • Achieving a positive applicant experience
  • Ensuring all applications are processed within the agreed KPI’s and to the highest standard
  • Taking ownership and responsibility for processes and outcomes

As the Admission Officer, you will:

  • Review incoming applications, validate applicants’ academic records and/or professional experience
  • Ensure admissions procedures are in place and maintained in accordance with the QA and partner Universities' guidelines and procedures and in compliance with partner Universities’ Accreditation and UKVI regulations
  • Conduct admissions interviews where required
  • Ensure the CRM system is consistently updated and information is detailed and accurate and that appropriate student data is recorded and maintained in compliance with partner Universities’ accrediting bodies and UKVI regulations.
  • Provide clarifications to student’s queries in a professional manner.
  • Work closely with enrolment team to ensure required documentation is received in order to process applications within set deadlines.
  • Communicate admissions decisions to applicants
  • Provide statistical data on incoming students to the leadership team
  • Manage, monitor and ensure accurate and up to date audit trails for all CAS applications
  • Develop and maintain up to date knowledge of all programmes available
  • Keep up to date with UKVI Tier 4 policy

As the Admission Officer, you will have:

  • Education to Degree Level
  • Ability to speak a foreign language would be an advantage
  • Proven track record of successfully operating in the education sector in a similar role
  • Experience of working with International Students
  • Experience of working in a customer-focused environment
  • Understanding of the application process and higher education admission

Sounds interesting? Please apply with your CV, we look forward to talking to you.

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Agile & Scrum Trainer - Scotland

Learning

Glasgow

 

QA delivers market-leading learning services through four distinct business units, providing professional and IT training to private and public sector organisations, apprenticeships and higher education.  We have won numerous awards for excellence, customer service and innovation.  We are set apart by our scale, capability and customer-centric approach that delivers real business return to our customers.

 

OUR Role

As Agile & Scrum Trainer, you will be ideally be based around Glasgow Area and be qualified to deliver our Agile and Scrum curriculum. With excellent working knowledge of Agile and Scrum in an IT and/or business environments you will have a passion, hunger and thirst to deliver quality training to the market. The successful candidate will also have strong software development skills. Ideally, they would involve the Microsoft toolset including C#, .NET and Visual Studio. As an Agile and Scrum Trainer, you will also be responsible for the development and management of courseware. You will have proven customer facing, interpersonal and communication skills, along with the ability to work independently.

YOUR Experience

The successful candidate for this role will need to be an expert in Agile and Scrum software development with the skills and aptitude to continue to develop these skills as part of a continuous and development lifecycle.

The candidate will also have strong software development skills. Ideally, they would involve the Microsoft toolset including C#, .NET and Visual Studio.

Excellent customer facing, presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to share expertise with others

Team player who can also adapt to working solo for long periods

A passion for Agile and Scrum and the acquiring of new skills and experience

Be prepared to travel to different locations in the UK (and sometimes abroad) with occasional stays away from home

 

In return we offer an excellent remuneration package with company benefits and development opportunities to enable you to reach your full potential. 

 

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Agile & Scrum Trainer

Learning

London

QA delivers market leading learning services through four distinct business units, providing professional and IT training to private and public sector organisations, apprenticeships and higher education.  We have won numerous awards for excellence, customer service and innovation.  We are set apart by our scale, capability and customer centric approach that delivers real business return to our customers.

 

OUR Role

As Agile & Scrum Trainer / Consultant, you will be ideally be based around the London Area and be qualified to deliver our Agile and Scrum curriculum. With excellent working knowledge of Agile and Scrum in an IT and/or business environments you will have a passion, hunger and thirst to deliver quality training to the market. The successful candidate will also have strong software development skills. Ideally, they would involve the Microsoft toolset including C#, .NET and Visual Studio. As a Senior Agile and Scrum Trainer / Consultant you will also be responsible for the development and management of courseware. You will have proven customer facing, interpersonal and communication skills, along with the ability to work independently.

YOUR Experience

The successful candidate for this role will need to be an expert in Agile and Scrum software development with the skills and aptitude to continue to develop these skills as part of a continuous and development lifecycle.

The candidate will also have strong software development skills. Ideally, they would involve the Microsoft toolset including C#, .NET and Visual Studio.

Excellent customer facing, presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to share expertise with others

Team player who can also adapt to working solo for long periods

A passion for Agile and Scrum and the acquiring of new skills and experience

Be prepared to travel to different locations in the UK (and sometimes abroad) with occasional stays away from home

 

In return, we offer a package with company benefits and development opportunities to enable you to reach your full potential. 

 

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Apprenticeship Tutor / Assessor - Business Management & Digital Skills Assessor (Scotland)

Apprenticeships

Edinburgh

Apprenticeship Tutor / Assessor - Business Management & Digital Skills Assessor (Scotland)

Working with the Head of Delivery Apprenticeships Scotland to meet the key business strategies and objectives. Plan, teach and complete assessments for learners engaged on Apprenticeships in Business Skills programme. Assess vocational qualifications, a caseload of learners on Employer-Led Apprenticeships across the Scotland. Retain learners engaged on the programme and manage their learning and achievement in line with the targets and objectives agreed in their Individual Learning Plan.

You will help inspire and motivate young learners to remain focussed and on target to attain their learning goals. Work with employers to facilitate regular learning and assessment opportunities. Complete regular, formal progress reviews with learners and their employers, ensure documentation is completed accurately and on time and attend regular team meetings and take part in standardisations.

What we are looking for:

Previous experience of assessing learners on apprenticeships in Business Skills programmes. A1 Assessor Award. A recognised Business and Administration/Sales/Customer Service qualification would be desirable, but is not essential. Experience in delivering Technical Certificate training is desirable

Knowledge

Good knowledge of Government funded Apprenticeship programmes. Knowledge of the Business and Administration, Sales and Customer Service Apprenticeship frameworks and Digital Media. Excellent knowledge of business requirements, processes and methodologies.

In return for your experience, QA offer a competitive salary and excellent company benefits.

For more information please repsond by following this link:

https://qa-vacancies.qa.com/VacancyInformation.aspx?VId=58003 

 

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Assistant Lecturer - Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship

Apprenticeships

London

Assistant Lecturer – Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship

 

Flexible location

 

QAs Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA) is a pedagogically innovative, work-based programme that has expanded rapidly since its recent launch. Our degree apprentices work for varied clients including FTSE100 businesses, central government departments, wider public sector organisations and small technology companies. The Apprenticeship division is part of QA, the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services training and education. Our multi-award winning programmes were awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

OUR Role:

As an Assistant Lecturer, you will enjoy being responsible for the progress and academic achievement of degree apprentices on the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA).   The programme involves all aspects of Leading and Managing, allowing our learners to achieve a BSc (Hons) Degree in Professional Management. The role involves teaching and learning on innovative CMDA modules. They are innovative as they involve experiential learning, spiral learning, creating digital, future-proofed organisations, deep personalisation and the development of theories-in-action; all to approach work-based learning in a scholarly, professional and considered way. You will also be involved in the development of module material, liaison with coaches who visit the learners in the workplace and the marking of assessments; all to create a progressive and valuable experience for every student and their employer.

You will be expected to teach at least across two functional areas and to be able to accommodate learners integrating material from any module, into any role, into any sector. The role requires working with Senior Lecturers, who are Module Leaders, and the Associate Dean in charge of Degree Apprenticeships in Managing and Leading. We work as a close-knit, well-managed team, sharing teaching experiences and new ideas. We challenge each other and work determinedly and efficiently, to reach ever improving teaching and learning standards and outcomes.

Having a passion for teaching, imparting knowledge and engendering new skills and behaviours, keeping up to date in an ever-changing world, and importantly role-modelling your interest in inquiring into organisations to promote the professional development of managers, are all needed for this varied role.  

YOUR experience:

A Masters degree – preferably in business*

Teaching and learning experience, including work based learning and a specialist subject area**

A teaching qualification or a desire to obtain one

Experience outside of education in a business sector(s)

The skill and habits of someone who can role model continual learning and inquiry

An interest in, and updated knowledge of the impact of technology on business

Daily ways of working that include skills that enhance efficiency

Evidence of managing students within university rules and regulations or operating in a similar, quality led environment

 

* Candidates with teaching and learning experience without a Masters degree will be considered

**Candidates wanting to enter teaching and learning at Higher Education level for the first time will be considered, if they have a Masters degree

 

We look forward to hearing from you

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Assistant LECTURER - Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship

Apprenticeships

London, Bristol

Assistant Lecturer – Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship

Flexible location

QA’s Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA) is a pedagogically innovative, work-based programme that has expanded rapidly since its recent launch. Our degree apprentices work for varied clients including FTSE100 businesses, central government departments, wider public sector organisations and small technology companies. The Apprenticeship division is part of QA, the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services training and education. Our multi-award winning programmes were awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.


OUR Role:
As an Assistant Lecturer, you will enjoy being responsible for the progress and academic achievement of degree apprentices on the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA). The programme involves all aspects of Leading and Managing, allowing our learners to achieve a BSc (Hons) Degree in Professional Management. The role involves teaching and learning on innovative CMDA modules. They are innovative as they involve experiential learning, spiral learning, creating digital, future-proofed organisations, deep personalisation and the development of theories-in-action; all to approach work-based learning in a scholarly, professional and considered way. You will also be involved in the development of module material, liaison with coaches who visit the learners in the workplace and the marking of assessments; all to create a progressive and valuable experience for every student and their employer.

You will be expected to teach at least across two functional areas and to be able to accommodate learners integrating material from any module, into any role, into any sector. The role requires working with Senior Lecturers, who are Module Leaders, and the Associate Dean in charge of Degree Apprenticeships in Managing and Leading. We work as a close-knit, well-managed team, sharing teaching experiences and new ideas. We challenge each other and work determinedly and efficiently, to reach ever improving teaching and learning standards and outcomes.
Having a passion for teaching, imparting knowledge and engendering new skills and behaviours, keeping up to date in an ever-changing world, and importantly role-modelling your interest in inquiring into organisations to promote the professional development of managers, are all needed for this varied role.

YOUR experience:
A Masters degree – preferably in business*
Teaching and learning experience, including work based learning and a specialist subject area**
A teaching qualification or a desire to obtain one
Experience outside of education in a business sector(s)
The skill and habits of someone who can role model continual learning and inquiry
An interest in, and updated knowledge of the impact of technology on business
Daily ways of working that include skills that enhance efficiency
Evidence of managing students within university rules and regulations or operating in a similar, quality led environment

* Candidates with teaching and learning experience without a Masters degree will be considered
**Candidates wanting to enter teaching and learning at Higher Education level for the first time will be considered, if they have a Masters degree

We look forward to hearing from you

 

 

 

 

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Assistant Lecturer - Cyber Security

Apprenticeships

Birmingham, London, Bristol, Leeds, Newcastle, Manchester

Assistant Lecturer, Degree Apprenticeships – Cyber Security

 

Flexible location

 

QAs Computing Degree Apprenticeships are a pedagogically innovative, work-based programme that has expanded rapidly since its recent launch. Our degree apprentices work for varied clients including FTSE100 businesses, central government departments, wider public sector organisations and small technology companies. The Apprenticeship division is part of QA, the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services training and education. Our multi-award winning programmes received the highest possible grade by Ofsted, with ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

OUR Role:

As an Assistant Lecturer, you will be responsible (jointly with Senior Lecturers) for the progress and academic achievement of degree apprentices on Digital & Technology Degree Apprenticeships at Level 6 (undergraduate) and Level 7 (postgraduate. The programme involves a wide range of technical skills across Cyber Security. The role involves innovative approaches to teaching and learning, including blended learning, work based assessment strategies and challenge-based learning designed around the unique opportunities presented by Degree Apprenticeships. You will be primarily focused on teaching, learning and assessment for a group of apprentices each term, working closely with other lecturers and skills coaches to deliver the best outcomes for apprentices.

The role requires working with Senior Lecturers, who are Module Leaders, and the Associate Dean. We work as a close-knit, broadly self-managed team, sharing teaching experiences and new ideas. We challenge each other and work determinedly and efficiently, to reach ever improving teaching and learning standards and outcomes.

Having a passion for teaching, imparting knowledge and engendering new skills and behaviours, keeping up to date in an ever-changing world, and importantly role-modelling your interest in inquiring into organisations to promote the professional development of managers, are all needed for this varied, evolving role.  

YOUR experience:

A postgraduate degree – preferably in a computing or related discipline

Teaching and learning experience, including work-based learning and a specialist subject area**

A teaching qualification or a desire to obtain one, preferably Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Experience outside of education in a business sector(s)

The skill and habits of someone who can role model continual learning and inquiry

An interest in, and updated knowledge of the impact of technology on business

Daily ways of working that include skills that enhance efficiency

Evidence of managing students within university rules and regulations or operating in a similar, quality led environment

 

* Candidates with teaching and learning experience without a postgraduate degree will be considered

**Candidates wanting to enter teaching and learning at Higher Education level for the first time will be considered, if they have a postgraduate degree

 

We look forward to hearing from you

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Assistant Lecturer - Networking & IT Infrastructure

Apprenticeships

Birmingham, London, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester

Assistant Lecturer, Degree Apprenticeships – Networking & IT Infrastructure

Flexible location

QAs Computing Degree Apprenticeships are a pedagogically innovative, work-based programme that has expanded rapidly since its recent launch. Our degree apprentices work for varied clients including FTSE100 businesses, central government departments, wider public sector organisations and small technology companies. The Apprenticeship division is part of QA, the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services training and education. Our multi-award winning programmes received the highest possible grade by Ofsted, with ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

OUR Role:

As an Assistant Lecturer, you will be responsible (jointly with Senior Lecturers) for the progress and academic achievement of degree apprentices on Digital & Technology Degree Apprenticeships at Level 6 (undergraduate) and Level 7 (postgraduate. The programme involves a wide range of technical skills across Networking and IT Infrastructure. The role involves innovative approaches to teaching and learning, including blended learning, work based assessment strategies and challenge-based learning designed around the unique opportunities presented by Degree Apprenticeships. You will be primarily focused on teaching, learning and assessment for a group of apprentices each term, working closely with other lecturers and skills coaches to deliver the best outcomes for apprentices.

The role requires working with Senior Lecturers, who are Module Leaders, and the Associate Dean. We work as a close-knit, broadly self-managed team, sharing teaching experiences and new ideas. We challenge each other and work determinedly and efficiently, to reach ever improving teaching and learning standards and outcomes.

Having a passion for teaching, imparting knowledge and engendering new skills and behaviours, keeping up to date in an ever-changing world, and importantly role-modelling your interest in inquiring into organisations to promote the professional development of managers, are all needed for this varied, evolving role.  

 

YOUR experience:

A postgraduate degree – preferably in a computing or related discipline

Teaching and learning experience, including work-based learning and a specialist subject area**

A teaching qualification or a desire to obtain one, preferably Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Experience outside of education in a business sector(s)

The skill and habits of someone who can role model continual learning and inquiry

An interest in, and updated knowledge of the impact of technology on business

Daily ways of working that include skills that enhance efficiency

Evidence of managing students within university rules and regulations or operating in a similar, quality led environment

 

* Candidates with teaching and learning experience without a postgraduate degree will be considered

**Candidates wanting to enter teaching and learning at Higher Education level for the first time will be considered, if they have a postgraduate degree

 

We look forward to hearing from you

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Assistant Lecturer - Systems Development & Architecture

Apprenticeships

Birmingham, London, Bristol, Leeds, Newcastle, Manchester

 

Assistant Lecturer, Degree Apprenticeships –  Systems Development & Architecture

Flexible location

OUR Role:

As an Assistant Lecturer, you will be responsible (jointly with Senior Lecturers) for the progress and academic achievement of degree apprentices on our various Computing Degree Apprenticeships. The programme involves the delivery of a number of computing streams which incorporate Systems Development & Architecture, allowing our learners to achieve a BSc (Hons) Degree. This entails teaching and learning on innovative modules. They are innovative as they involve experiential learning, creating digital, future-proofed organisations; all to approach work-based learning in a scholarly and professional way. You will also be expected to engage with the development of module material, liaison with coaches who visit the learners in the workplace and the marking of assessments; all to create a progressive experience for every student and their employer.

You will be expected to teach at least across two functional areas and to be able to accommodate learners integrating material from any module, into any role, in any sector. The role requires working with Senior Lecturers, who are Module Leaders, and the Associate Dean. We work as a close-knit, broadly self-managed team, sharing teaching experiences and new ideas. We challenge each other and work determinedly and efficiently, to reach ever improving teaching and learning standards and outcomes.

About Us: 

QA’s Computing Degree Apprenticeships are a pedagogically innovative, work-based programme that has expanded rapidly since its recent launch. Our degree apprentices work for varied clients including FTSE100 businesses, central government departments, wider public sector organisations and small technology companies. The Apprenticeship division is part of QA, the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services training and education. Our multi-award winning programmes received the highest possible grade by Ofsted, with ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

YOUR experience:

A postgraduate degree – preferably in a computing or related discipline

Teaching and learning experience, including work-based learning and a specialist subject area**

A teaching qualification or a desire to obtain one, preferably Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Experience outside of education in a business sector(s)

The skill and habits of someone who can role model continual learning and inquiry

An interest in, and updated knowledge of the impact of technology on business

Daily ways of working that include skills that enhance efficiency

Evidence of managing students within university rules and regulations or operating in a similar, quality led environment

 

* Candidates with teaching and learning experience without a postgraduate degree will be considered

**Candidates wanting to enter teaching and learning at Higher Education level for the first time will be considered, if they have a postgraduate degree

 

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Bid Manager

Learning

London, Slough

Bid Manager

Currently working as a Bid Manager, Pursuit Manager or Proposal Manager and need a new challenge?

Like to follow project process but looking for a bit more creativity, flexibility, variety and autonomy?

Want to create bids for a product that actually helps people…Learning & Development?

What is the role?

Working within the marketing team at QA Learning, you will create winning bids in response to requests from the market whilst managing the end-to-end submission process. Coordinate & choreograph subject matter inputs from across the business, reviewing & proofing, as well as manage timelines, dependencies and most importantly building relationships with multiple teams.

Working on a range of bids from small to large, you will have access to Adobe Creative Cloud in order to tailor each proposal to the specific client.

Relationship building is key to everything required for the role and as a learning & development organisation we are open, friendly and all strive to achieve the same goals. So if you are looking for a cooperative environment, we can certainly offer this.

You will be joining a business that is progressive and fast moving due to the intense growth we are going through, which has seen QA grow by over 300 people in the last six months and shows no signs of slowing down.

The team and support

Joining a team of thirteen you are in good hands, professionally and socially. You have a great support structure from the people around you, who have a wealth of knowledge to tap into.

Socially you can look forward to regular team events, celebratory lunches, as well as a chance to meet other parts of the business at our flagship training centre -International House every month.

Financial package and benefits 

We are offering a competitive financial package (dependent on experience), private pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 1 day of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), discounted gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Who are we?

QA is one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders.  Headquartered in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative and cutting-edge skills solutions to UK organisations.

What skills/experience are we looking for?

  • Degree educated
  • Highly capable in curation, authoring and editing of compelling content
  • Sounds cliché, but we really are looking for a self-starter who can own each project using initiative with motivation in abundance, especially during periods of high volume
  • Fully capable of operating within formal bid process demands
  • Demonstrable copywriting skills – attention to detail is key
  • Able to work under pressure – we are continuously bidding and winning new business

If you have read the above and feel this is the right role for you, then please apply by clicking on the link.

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Business Admin Assessor Level 4 - Birmingham and Midlands

Apprenticeships

Birmingham

Business Administration Level 4 ASSESSOR / COACH / TUTOR - Birmingham 

QA Apprenticeship Programme  

QA Apprenticeship Programme (part of the QA Group www.qa.com) - As one of the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

OUR Role:

Working within our Apprenticeship Programme you will have previous experience in coaching, mentoring & assessing groups of young adults towards the achievement of a vocational Apprenticeship programme.

Having a caseload of around 40-45, you will engage and organise with our learners to complete planned assessments in Business Admin & Customer Service subjects as per the qualification curriculum.

Your approach, organisation, proactivity and coaching skills will help retain learners and ensure each student achieves their assigned projects and qualification in line with the targets and objectives you have agreed in the Individual Learning Plan.

Your Quality Assurance activities and knowledge will ensure processes and procedures are maintained and in line with company and government standards. 

YOUR experience:

  • Assessor Award is essential
  • A Higher Education Qualification in Business or significant industry experience in areas to be assessed is essential
  • GCSE or equivalent in Mathematics and English at Grade C or above
  • Experience of delivering Government funded Apprenticeships for Business Administration at level 4 is desirable
  • Experience of delivering Government funded Apprenticeships for Sales and Customer Service at level 4 is desirable
  • PTLLS at level 3 is desirable ( or willing to work towards)
  • Good knowledge of Functional Skills at level 2 is desirable
  • CAVA / A1 assessor award
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to identify individual learner needs
  • Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners
  • Ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achieve

If you have read the above and feel this is the right role for you, then apply today…

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Business Admin Assessor Bristol and South West

Apprenticeships

Bristol

Business Administration - ASSESSOR / COACH / TUTOR - Bristol 

QA Apprenticeship Programme  

QA Apprenticeship Programme - As one of the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

OUR Role:

Working within our Apprenticeship Programme you will have previous experience in coaching, mentoring & assessing groups of young adults towards the achievement of a vocational Apprenticeship programme.

Having a caseload of around 40-45, you will engage and organise with our learners to complete planned assessments in Business Admin & Customer Service subjects as per the qualification curriculum.

Your approach, organisation, proactivity and coaching skills will help retain learners and ensure each student achieves their assigned projects and qualification in line with the targets and objectives you have agreed in the Individual Learning Plan.

Your Quality Assurance activities and knowledge will ensure processes and procedures are maintained and in line with company and government standards. 

YOUR experience:

  • Assessor Award is essential
  • A Higher Education Qualification in Business or significant industry experience in areas to be assessed is essential
  • GCSE or equivalent in Mathematics and English at Grade C or above
  • Experience of delivering Government funded Apprenticeships for Business Administration at level 4 is desirable
  • Experience of delivering Government funded Apprenticeships for Sales and Customer Service at level 4 is desirable
  • PTLLS at level 3 is desirable ( or willing to work towards)
  • Good knowledge of Functional Skills at level 2 is desirable
  • CAVA / A1 assessor award
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to identify individual learner needs
  • Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners
  • Ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achieve

If you have read the above and feel this is the right role for you, then apply today…

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Business Administration Apprentice

Learning

Swindon

Business Administration Apprenticeship

QA are looking for apprentices to join us on our business administration apprenticeship.

You will be based in our Swindon office and provided all the support to complete the Level 3 apprenticeship

What is the role?

To provide high quality, administration and logistical support for our managed learning service clients. The primary function of the Apprentice Learning Coordinator is to be a first point of contact for our customer first stage queries, dealing with those queries and escalating where necessary.

  • After training, respond to fist line queries that come in to the Customer Centre from internal and external customers.
  • Action queries where appropriate and escalate when needed
  • Deliver great customer service through communication of progress to the customer and business
  • Work with you line manager to understand the wider QA business and liaise with other department to solve queries when needed
  • Follow the existing QA Process documents for first stage Customer transactions, amending where appropriate
  • Complete all company training as required

What you will receive from us:

Competitive Apprenticeship basic salary (dependent on experience), private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

As Business Administration Coordinator you will need to have:

  • 5 GCSE's A-C (Including Maths and English)
  • Ability to work independently and effectively, in a fast-paced environment
  • Methodical and accurate approach Self-motivation with initiative and drive.
  • Good organisational & planning skills.
  • Excellent telephone manner, clear and effective communication skills
  • Good team player and wants to learn
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Business Administration Assessor - Newcastle

Apprenticeships

Newcastle

Are you an Assessor looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a passion for Business and Admin?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As an apprenticeships assessor you will be managing a case load of apprentices on our apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them and their employers.

You will maintain regular contact with your learners and their employers to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression for the learner. You will be very hands on in ensuring the learner completes scheduled assessments, tasks and presentations.  

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through your CAVA training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!

Your team

Based in Newcastle, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification accompanied with significant industry experience in the areas of business and administration.

You would ideally have experience of working in a management position within a business administration environment. 

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. 

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Business Analysis Trainer

Learning

London

Are you currently a Business Analysis Trainer who loves developing others, looking for a new challenge?

Or are you fed up of not getting the progression you have hard-work for?

Then read on…

Why apply?

If you’re qualified Business Analysis Trainer based in London, had enough of contracting or your permanent role is no longer challenging you. How about doing something different or working for one of the UK’s largest Education providers where you help others understand the world of Business Analysis…then this role is perfect for you.

As a company, we have promoted a number of Business Analysis Trainers into Lead/Manager positions across the business and actively encourage employees to share ideas/practices that could make our courses more effective.

What is the role?

With our support, you will deliver/coach using face to face, e-Learning or digital Business Analysis courses and content to all appropriate areas within QA to likeminded people. Whether they are a highly qualified professional or a beginner looking to get into the world of Business Analysis.  

Based in London, you will be delivering/coaching both public scheduled and bespoke courses for all appropriate areas of QA’s Business Analysis Portfolio.

How will we support you?

From day one you will be assigned a co-pilot/buddy to help get you up to speed with our processes and ensure you can help deliver our award winning Business Analysis programmes.

Financial package and benefits 

We are offering a competitive base salary (dependant on experience), private pension as well as 25 days holiday. 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Must haves:

  • Accredited Business Analysis Trainer/Coach
  • Broad and in-depth knowledge of Business Analysis and Business Systems Modelling projects across various organisations
  • Holds the following qualifications:
    • BCS Certificate in Systems Modelling
    • Requirements Engineering
    • Modelling Business Process
    • BCS Systems Development
    • BCS Software Testing (desirable)
  • Proven experience of delivering Business Analysis courses or coaching learners studying Business Analysis
  • Customer facing, presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to share expertise and experience with others.
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK and ability to travel to different locations
  • Ability to plan and deliver against set targets

Who are we?

As one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK. We like to help develop skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders.  With our HQ in London and 20 training centres nationwide, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative, award winning (2016 Top 20 IT Training Companies List) & ever evolving skills solutions.

So interested? If so please apply today…

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Business Analyst Assessor - Birmingham

Apprenticeships

Birmingham

Are you a skills coach looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a passion for Business Analysis?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a skills coach you will be managing a case load of apprentices on our apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them and their employers.

You will maintain regular contact with your learners and their employers to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression for the learner. You will be very hands on in ensuring the learner completes scheduled assessments, tasks and presentations.  

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through your CAVA training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!

Your team

Based in Birmingham, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification accompanied with significant industry experience in business analysis.

You would ideally have experience of working in a management position, or experience in a coaching/mentor capacity.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. 

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Business Analyst Assessor - Bristol

Apprenticeships

Bristol

Are you a skills coach looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a passion for Business Analysis?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a skills coach you will be managing a case load of apprentices on our apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them and their employers.

You will maintain regular contact with your learners and their employers to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression for the learner. You will be very hands on in ensuring the learner completes scheduled assessments, tasks and presentations.  

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through your CAVA training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!

Your team

Based in Bristol, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification accompanied with significant industry experience in business analysis.

You would ideally have experience of working in a management position, or experience in a coaching/mentor capacity.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. 

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Business Analyst Assessor - London

Apprenticeships

London

Are you a skills coach looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a passion for Business Analysis?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a skills coach you will be managing a case load of apprentices on our apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them and their employers.

You will maintain regular contact with your learners and their employers to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression for the learner. You will be very hands on in ensuring the learner completes scheduled assessments, tasks and presentations.  

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through your CAVA training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!

Your team

Based in London, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification accompanied with significant industry experience in business analysis.

You would ideally have experience of working in a management position, or experience in a coaching/mentor capacity.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. 

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Business and Administration Assessor - London

Apprenticeships

London

Are you an Assessor looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a passion for Business and Admin?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a skills coach you will be managing a case load of apprentices on our apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them and their employers.

You will maintain regular contact with your learners and their employers to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression for the learner. You will be very hands on in ensuring the learner completes scheduled assessments, tasks and presentations.  

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through your CAVA training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!

Your team

Based in the City of London, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification accompanied with significant industry experience in the areas of business and administration.

You would ideally have experience of working in a management position, or a degree/masters degree in a management/leadership specific subject.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. 

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Business Development - Glasgow

Apprenticeships

Glasgow

Business Development / Sales - Glasgow

What is the role?

As an established sales person, your experience in generating and growing new accounts will be invaluable to increasing our client base.

Using your business development and customer relationship skills, your role is vital in helping Learners onto new and exciting career paths. Energising existing employees with new skills and helping business’ grow & develop the most important parts of their organisation… the people who make it happen!

Financial package and benefits 

We understand that as an experienced sales professional you are not easy to prise away from the success you have built, therefore we are offering a competitive base salary & commission, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

How will we support you?

Whether you have industry experience or not, we have a dedicated five month training programme to help you understand the services we provide as well as support from your Manager - Who has been with the business over 4 years and has seen QAA grow from a small regional team, to a national presence.

He has also worked his way up through the business from Account Manager, Team Leader and now Sales Manager. Hopefully, this proves that QAA rewards hard work and promote from within which is great news for you, as we will be looking for people to become team Leaders within a year.

Sales opportunity?

This is an interesting year for Apprenticeships with the Government Levy in place. This will affect employers in all sectors whereby business with a playbill in excess of £3 million will be charged 0.5%, which is then set aside specifically for Apprenticeships.

QAA offers employers programmes to not only take on young learners but upskill their current employees by offering Apprenticeships in Systems & Networking, Software Development, Digital Marketing, Business Administration, Project Management, Leadership & Management and Cyber Security.

Must haves (We do need the following):

  • Proven business development experience – generating new business and growing accounts
  • Customer service & retention
  • That’s it!

If you’ve read the above, feel we are the company for you. Then apply to me today.

 

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Business Development Manager

Apprenticeships

London

Business Development Manager

Sales opportunity?

QA is the UK’s leading technology and business services training business, with over 30 years’ experience in the industry. QA has an unrivalled portfolio of 1,500 courses across technology, project management and leadership, delivering over 600,000 days training last year.

QAA launched in 2009 and has helped employers recruit and train over 10,000 young people into new jobs in the last 8 years and offers employers programmes to not only take on young learners but upskill their current employees by offering Apprenticeships in Systems & Networking, Software Development, Digital Marketing, Business Administration, Project Management, Leadership & Management and Cyber Security.

We strive to employ people who are passionate about the business. We encourage our people to express their personalities and empower them to make decisions, enabling them to deliver high quality products and an extraordinary experience to our clients.

What is the role?

As an established salesperson, your experience in generating and growing new accounts will be invaluable to increase our client base.

The role is purely a 180 role where you will work closely with the resourcing team, who will support you by finding the right calibre Apprentices for your clients. This is ideal for an experienced Recruitment Consultant that enjoys engaging with customers but no longer wants to work the candidate side.

Using your business development and customer relationship skills, your role is vital in helping Learners onto new and exciting career paths. Energising existing employees with new skills and helping business’ grow & develop the most important parts of their organisation… the people who make it happen!

How will we support you?

Whether you have industry experience or not, we have a dedicated five-month training programme to help you understand the services we provide as well as support from your Manager – Nav.

New to the world of apprenticeships, Nav joined QAA from a leading provider of website building software. Why did he join? Because he saw the value of Apprentices joining organisations who want to not only help young learners become professionals but build a new team around him in his own style.

This is where you fit in… Being new, Nav wants like-minded individuals who are up for the challenge to join him and help shape the team.

Financial package and benefits 

We understand that as an experienced sales professional you are not easy to prise away from the success you have built, therefore we are offering a base salary up to £30,000 per annum, £10,000 commission (uncapped), Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,500 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Must have’s (We do need the following):

  • Proven business development experience – generating new business and growing accounts
  • Customer service & retention
  • Driving licence + own car would be an advantage, but not necessary
  • That’s it!
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Business Systems Database Administrator

Central Services

Leeds

QA Ltd is the leading learning services provider in the UK, transforming the performance of leading UK organisations in both the private and public sector through a range of learning programmes designed to provide measurable impact.

To meet a growing demand of our business, we are looking for a Database Administrator, based in Leeds.

As part of a small development team, you will be responsible for maintaining our SQL environment which includes replication, clustered SQL instances, backing up and restoring together with ensuring high performance and availability for all our SQL nodes.

The Role

  • Backup of database and logs of all production databases
  • Restore of database backups to a development, and staging environments
  • Replication feeds for development, and staging systems to enable the IT team to carry out development, IT testing and user testing of changes
  • Ensuring high server availability
  • Monitoring SQL load and forward capacity planning
  • Creating ad-hoc SQL scripts

Skills & Experience Required

  • Experience working with SQL server in a development and DBA capacity
  • A lifetime of working in a team and understanding the importance of teamwork
  • Excellent working knowledge of all versions of SQL from version 2012 to 2017
  • Developed a hands-on experience of SSIS to enable troubleshooting of issues

 

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Business Systems Test Team Lead

Central Services

Leeds

QA Ltd is the leading learning services provider in the UK, transforming the performance of leading UK organisations in both the private and public sector through a range of learning programmes designed to provide measurable impact.


You will play a key role within a small development team which includes an existing applications tester. You will drive forward good testing practices working in a highly delivery focussed environment.
Responsible for hands-on testing of a number of existing and greenfield projects throughout the full lifecycle.

We have huge plans for growth, you are welcome to join us to shape the testing function.

The Role

  • Hands-on test execution for a number of business critical projects
  • Test Planning, organisation, estimation and incident management
  • Working with internal and external delivery teams to ensure testing of a high standard is undertaken
  • Analyse and review requirements and other documentation
  • Liaise with key stakeholders including business users, IT support teams and development teams.
  • Coaching and line management of direct reports

Skills & Experience Required

  • Team leading and communication skills.
  • Basic/Intermediate SQL skills
  • Ability to manage test delivery and execution throughout the SDLC
  • Good all round test management experience
  • Experience of autonomous test delivery of multiple strands of work
  • Experience of TFS / MTM to support test best practice

 

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Campaign Manager

Higher Education

London

Campaign Manager  

Are you able to deliver compelling marketing campaigns that resonate with your target audience?

Do you work in Campaign Marketing but looking for a new challenge where you can hit the ground running?

How would you like to work in the Higher Education sector where your campaigns can make a difference?

Maybe it’s time for change!

What is the role?

You will be responsible for the planning, creation and execution of direct marketing campaigns across multiple channels, with a focus on key markets, to support and drive lead generation for our full-time and part-time programmes.

The QA Higher Education Marketing Team is fairly new and growing rapidly, which means there is plenty of opportunity for you to progress, as well as the scope to look at a variety of digital marketing channels, and to test new ones, to deliver your campaigns.

This role is all about the quality you produce, so it’s crucial you understand your target audience and how to gage their interest. You will also analyse and report on each campaign and channel to identify not only what has made them successful, but where we can improve – reflection is key and we’re always looking to build on our experiences.

The team and support

Joining a team of nine, you will have a range of experience and knowledge to help you with your development/campaigns, from Apprentices to Senior Marketers, who are all friendly and sociable, and always on-hand to assist.

Financial package and benefits 

We are offering a competitive financial package including bonus (dependent on experience), private pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 1 day of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), discounted gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Who are we?

QA Higher Education is part of the QA Group, and is a UK higher education provider working in partnership with universities, colleges and education specialists in the UK to recruit, market and deliver a range of programmes from foundation level, to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

QA is one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders.  Headquartered in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions - QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education - all of which deliver innovative and cutting edge skills solutions to UK organisations and individuals.

What skills/experience are we looking for?

  • Experienced Marketing professional, capable of making your own decisions and with a track-record of managing multiple digital campaigns
  • Experience using a CRM and Analytical programs
  • Good stakeholder management skills and experience working closely with sales teams and third parties
  • Budget management experience
  • Ability to work under pressure

If you have read the above and feel this is the right role for you, then please apply by clicking on the link.

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Careers Consultant

Higher Education

London

QA Higher Education

QAHE Careers Consultant

Are you a careers professional or graduate looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you want an opportunity with a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes, then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a careers consultant you will be tasked with contributing to the employability of QAHE students and graduates by delivering careers and employability-related advice, information, guidance, coaching and teaching to students individually and in groups.

You will also work with faculty to provide bespoke careers and employability inputs to academic courses, and to liaise with employers to acquire current labour market knowledge and useful contacts for the recruitment of QAHE students.

Having previous experience working in an educational environment would be a bonus. However, those from a relevant background with a strong passion to get into this field will also be considered. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to truly use your knowledge and expertise.

Your team

Based at our London office, you will be required to work closely with the Head of Careers and Employability, Placements and Internships Manager and Information Officers that support the delivery of the QAHE Careers and Employability Service.

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will have experience working in a careers setting, preferably a graduate/student environment. 

You would need to have excellent customer service skills, as well as strong organisational skills and the ability to be able to prioritise.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key. It is also vital that you are self-motivated with a high attention to detail.

About QA Higher Education

Our aim is to provide students from all over the world access to outstanding higher education. We work closely with our partner universities to provide excellent teaching in popular locations around the UK. All our programmes are taught by industry experts and range from foundation programmes right the way through to postgraduate degrees.

If you think you have what it takes, then please apply!

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Change Management Trainer (APMG)

Learning

London

 

QA delivers market-leading learning services through four distinct business units, providing professional and IT training to private and public sector organisations, apprenticeships and higher education.  We have won numerous awards for excellence, customer service and innovation.  We are set apart by our scale, capability and customer-centric approach that delivers real business return to our customers.

 OUR Role

As a Change Management Trainer, you will be ideally be based around London Area and be qualified to deliver our Agile and Scrum curriculum. With excellent working knowledge of Agile and Scrum in an IT and/or business environments you will have a passion, hunger and thirst to deliver quality training to the market.

As a Change Management Trainer, you will also be responsible for the development and management of courseware. You will have proven customer facing, interpersonal and communication skills, along with the ability to work independently.

YOUR Experience

Broad and in-depth knowledge of Agile Project Management best practice including but not limited to, AgilePM, DSDM

APMG Agile Project Management Foundation and Practitioner qualifications

Ideally have a working knowledge of other methods, best practices, frameworks and standards, including Prince 2 Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Lean, DevOps

Excellent customer facing, presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to share expertise with others

Team player who can also adapt to working solo for long periods

A passion for Agile and Scrum and the acquiring of new skills and experience

Be prepared to travel to different locations in the UK (and sometimes abroad) with occasional stays away from home

 In return we offer an excellent remuneration package with company benefits and development opportunities to enable you to reach your full potential. 

 

 

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Cisco Certified CCSI Trainer (We Sponsor Your Qualification)

Learning

London

Fed up with your hands on technical role? How about teaching others for a living?

Why apply?

If you've had enough of contracting or your permanent role is no longer challenging you. How about doing something different and helping others understand the technical world of Cisco CCNA/CCNP. Then this role is perfect for you.

Who are we?

As one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK. We like to help develop skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders. With our HQ in London and 20 training centres nationwide, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative, award winning (2016 Top 20 IT Training Companies List) & ever evolving skills solutions.

What is the role?

With our support and training, you will deliver face to face / e-Learning / digital training and content development for all appropriate areas within the QA family to likeminded people. Whether this is a highly qualified professional or young learners looking to get into the world of Technology.

You will be delivering both public scheduled and bespoke courses for all appropriate areas of QA’s Cisco portfolio, particularly ICND 1 &2.

How will we support you?

Experienced or not experienced, you will be assigned a co-pilot (friendly buddy but cool sounding name) to help get you up to speed. For those who are not qualified, we will help you achieve your Instructor Candidate Trainer accreditation which gives you the confidence and knowledge to teach.

Money

It is unlikely you’ll want or be able to work for free. So with that in mind we offer a competitive financial package with benefits.

Other benefits

 

25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,500 to be precise), Life Assurance, subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Must have’s:

  • CCNA Qualified
  • ICND 1&2 certifications
  • Experience and knowledge equivalent to CCNP level
  • Real world technical experience of Cisco products

Nice to have’s:

  • ICND 1 and ICND 2 version 3.0 (current certification version) 

 So interested? If so please apply.

 

 

 

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Compliance Administrator

Apprenticeships

Slough

Compliance Administrator – Based in Slough

What is the role?

Working in the compliance team, you will be responsible for the below

  • Responsibility, authority and accountability for all funding and compliance protocols within allocated region / business unit
  • Owner of end to end learner journey administration to ensure conformity with funding and audit/inspection body legislative requirements
  • Provide regular reports and accurate Management Information (MI) to the management team to support in improving learner outcomes and performance
  • Provide support, advice and guidance to regions/business unit sales and delivery leaders to minimise errors in documentation and ensure the accuracy of information through a zero tolerance approach to compliance matters
  • Contribute to improving internal processes and protocols through monthly management meetings with peers and managers
  • Conduct of all internal processes and protocols in accordance with agreed timescales
  • Compile and maintain learner files and electronic records as required for all required learning aims
  • Upkeep and maintenance of data throughout entire learner journey
  • Respond to internal audit actions as required and within agreed timescales
  • Process and track region/business unit withdrawals/suspensions/reinstatements
  • Conduct regular analysis of learner data within own region/business unit and provide advice and guidance to support the narrowing of gaps
  • Conduct and track archiving of learner files and records in accordance within internal processes
  • Support archiving and return of learner evidence following external awarding organisation visits
  • Provide compliance inductions for new delivery and sales staff within region/business unit

What YOU get?

A highly competitive base salary, pension scheme, 25 days of annual leave plus 2 days of paid charity leave!

We offer 3 days of training and over 1,200 courses to pick from, season ticket loan, discounted gym membership and cycle to scheme are part of the package too. If that’s not enough we have dress down Fridays!

What YOU need?

You need to be driven and self-motivated. Excellent communication skills both verbally and orally are required. Good organisation and attention to detail is a must. If you feel like you have all these qualities then make sure you apply today!!

About QA

QA is one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders.  Headquarters in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative and cutting-edge skills solutions to UK organisations.

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Copywriter

Apprenticeships

London, Swindon, Slough

Copywriter

"You can’t write if you can’t relate." – Beck

Stop writing and start inspiring!

Do you want to create engaging content that inspires young people to make the most important decision of their lives… their future?

Are you looking for a role where you will be given creative freedom and the chance to use your initiative?

Excited at the prospect of using every form of Marketing to reach your target audience?

Then this is the role for you!

Your role:

Copywriting shouldn’t be a mundane task. It should be about ensuring your message inspires and catches the imagination of those you are speaking to. Within this role, you will need to have an adaptable writing style adaptable from appealing to 14-18 year olds, to a corporate level internally and the wider external client-base.

Understanding how to connect with different people and adapting your writing technique accordingly is your main focus, which can be a challenge but extremely rewarding. Information needs to be quick, simple, fun and luckily you can use all forms of marketing including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, blogging, flyers, brochure design, articles and events to name a few.

You will need to be an assertive writer who feels confident in leading projects and adapting to various target audiences.

The team and support:

Joining a team fourteen (spread over two sites) you are in good hands, professionally and socially, with regular team outings and support from your Manager – Kav.

Kav joined QAA in 2015 and has been promoted to the Senior Marketing Manager, which goes to show that we offer opportunities for people who work hard and are looking for career progression.

Financial package and benefits:

We are offering a competitive financial package (dependant on experience), Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

What skills/experience are we looking for?

  • Experience in writing or copywriting
  • A background in law, journalism, marketing or editorial could be a distinct advantage
  • An innovative and creative writer who is able to channel their inner teenager and portray copy in a compelling and engaging way
  • Good relationship building and communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • A real advocate of outstanding copy
  • A team player who is able to support and mentor more junior members of the team

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Out-standing’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

 

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Customer Service Administrator

Focus on training

Peterborough

Customer Service Administrator – Based in Peterborough

What is the role?

To process customer’s orders and handle customer queries both via telephone and email. To carry out schedule updates on Focus website and liaise with suppliers. To invoice customer orders and solve any customer or supplier queries.

  • Provide advice and assistance to customers
  • Manage invoicing process and payment
  • Liaise with customers in regards to their orders and record details of enquiries, comments and complaints within the CRM system
  • Take payments by credit card over the phone
  • Process bookings with all Training Providers including setting up bookings on providers systems where necessary
  • Liaise with suppliers for schedule updates and process orders and maintain excellent relationships with them
  • Liaise with wider company accounting teams
  • Support the Sales Executive(s) in the achievement of monthly sales targets
  • Assist in the arrangement of in-house courses
  • Assist in maintaining accurate and complete course data on company website including editing products descriptions
  • Adhere to all Company policies, including, but not limited to Health and Safety policy, IT User policy and Anti–Bribery policy.
  • Any additional tasks that you are assigned by your line manager or a senior member of staff

Financial package and benefits

A competitive base salary (dependent on experience), pension scheme, 25 days of annual leave plus 2 days of paid charity leave!

We offer 3 days of training and over 1,200 courses to pick from, season ticket loan, discounted gym membership and cycle to scheme are part of the package too. If that’s not enough we have dress down Fridays!

Skills & Experience Required

  • Highly organised and reliable
  • Positive personality
  • Driven to succeed
  • Ability to prioritise and work independently as well as under pressure
  • Good IT skills, especially MS Excel and Word
  • Accurate accounting ability essential
  • Strong English written and verbal skills will be an advantage
  • Ability to learn a new area and systems quickly
  • Previous experience working in a small and successful office serving customer bookings will be an advantage

About US

FOCUS is part of QA Ltd. QA is recognised worldwide for the quality of its education and as one of the largest established education providers in the UK. QA Higher Education is engaged in a number of joint ventures with leading UK universities to provide high-quality programmes from foundation to taught masters and everything in between. The purpose-built campuses provide state of the art facilities and our team of staff and academics have a real passion for all aspects of higher education learning and development.

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Cyber Security Skills Coach / Assessor - Slough and Thames Valley

Apprenticeships

Home-Based, Slough

Due to a high demand within our Cyber Security Apprenticeship Programmes we are currently seaching for: Cyber Security Technical Assessor – Slough and Thames Valley

OUR Role: (Industry Candidates, Teachers & Graduates All Welcome To Apply)

Working within our Cyber Security Apprenticeship Programme you will have previous experience in coaching, mentoring & assessing groups of young adults towards the achievement of a vocational Apprenticeship programme.

Having an average caseload of around 45, you will engage with our learners to complete planned assessments in Software Development Technician as per the qualification standard. You will also have the skills to carry out some training of the above subjects to your active learners.

Your approach, organisation, proactivity and coaching skills will help retain learners and ensure each student achieves their assigned projects and qualification in line with the targets and objectives you have agreed in the Individual Learning Plan.

Your Quality Assurance activities and knowledge will ensure processes and procedures are maintained and in line with company and government standards.

YOUR experience:

A Degree, Higher Education Qualification in Cyber Security or significant industry experience in areas to be assessed is essential

Knowledge of the Infrastructure Technician frameworks is desirable

CAVA / A1 assessor award (not essential)

Cyber Security knowledge and experience (essential)

Willingness to gain Assessor Award within 3 months of commencing employment

CAVA / A1 assessor award (not essential)

An understanding of business requirements, processes and methodologies is essential

Ability to identify individual learner needs

Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners

Ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achievement

QA Apprenticeship Programme (part of the QA Group www.qa.com) - As one of the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning degree programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

In return, we are offering a competitive package with the opportunity to grow and develop your career further. Interested? We look forward to hearing from you today.

Assessor / coach / tutor / apprenticeship programme / business skills / CAVA / PTLLS / Cyber / Cyber / Cyber security

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Cyber Security Technical Assessor - Birmingham

Apprenticeships

Birmingham

Cyber Security Technical Assessor - Birmingham

Are you a cyber security, forensics or networking professional or graduate looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you want an opportunity to for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

Do you want to work for a Top Track 250 company – one of the UK’s top performing private companies

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a Technical Assessor you will be managing a case load of up to 50 learners on our Cyber Security Apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them and their employers.

You will maintain regular contact with your learners and their employers to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression for the learner.

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through your CAVA training and Coaching and Mentoring training – making you a fully qualified Assessor!

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to truly use your knowledge and expertise within systems and networking whilst helping and encouraging learners through their apprenticeship programme – all whilst working autonomously and managing your own time.

Your team

Based in Birmingham, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

You will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification and a minimum of 2 years industry experience in the areas of cyber security, forensics or networking, with a sound technical knowledge. Certifications in CEH, Comptia Secuirt+, CISSP… are desirable. It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. Holding an existing CAVA qualification would be ideal, however as mentioned, it is not essential.

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Cyber Security Technical Assessor - Bristol

Apprenticeships

Bristol

Cyber Security Technical Assessor - Bristol

Are you a cyber security, forensics or networking professional or graduate looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you want an opportunity to for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

Do you want to work for a Top Track 250 company – one of the UK’s top performing private companies

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a Technical Assessor you will be managing a case load of up to 50 learners on our Cyber Security Apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them and their employers.

You will maintain regular contact with your learners and their employers to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression for the learner.

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through your CAVA training and Coaching and Mentoring training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to truly use your knowledge and expertise within systems and networking whilst helping and encouraging learners through their apprenticeship programme – all whilst working autonomously and managing your own time.

Your team

Based in Bristol, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

You will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification and a minimum of 2 years industry experience in the areas of cyber security, forensics or networking, with a sound technical knowledge. Certifications in CEH, Comptia Secuirt+, CISSP… are desirable. It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. Holding an existing CAVA qualification would be ideal, however as mentioned, it is not essential.

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Cyber Security Trainer - Cheltenham

Learning, Government & Defence

Cheltenham

Cyber Security Trainer – Cheltenham – Full-time or Part-time

You will make a genuine difference to the Cyber Security education landscape, delivering leading edge classroom and 'hands-on' Cyber training for QA.

Ideally, but not essential, you would have some training and coaching/consulting experience, with sound knowledge and a proven track record in Cyber Security. 

No experience of training... don't worry, we will take your raw talent and Cyber skills and support you through a professional training development programme.

There will also be opportunity within your schedule to help the business develop new cutting edge go-to-market products which in-turn will enhance your own personal development.

With a genuine enthusiasm to share your security experience and knowledge with others using practical and hands-on tools.  Deliver leading cyber skills to the market, you will have excellent customer facing, interpersonal and communication skills, along with the ability to work independently.

Financial package and benefits:

We are offering a competitive financial package between £45,000 and £80,000 dependent on you current skill set and technical application experience. Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Maintain an up-to-date cyber skills base through personal development and accreditation activities
  • Deliver cyber security courses (open and closed) from with the QA Cyber Security practice.
  • Build 'hands-on' technical Cyber labs for delivery and research
  • Take responsibility for developing and maintaining agreed courses
  • Complete professional Cyber certifications as appropriate
  • Transforming performance through learning

 

Experience & Qualifications

  • Certifications in any of the following would be desirable: CEH, CISSP, CCP, GIAC
  • An in depth understanding of how data moves around networks and how others can intercept and use this data
  • Need to be knowledgeable on current Cyber issues (evasion, threat vectors, malware, vulnerabilities, attacks, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of mobile communications infrastructure
  • A good understanding of application security
  • Good understanding of Networking and communication protocols on both the software and hardware side
  • Good understanding of social media and web based communications
  • Knowledge of hacking tools and techniques is highly desirable
  • Exposure to security operations
  • A passion to share your knowledge with others

 

If you have read the above and feel the opportunity to use your skills to train/coach others is the career path for you. Please click apply today…

 

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Cyber Security Trainer

Learning

London

You will make a genuine difference to the Cyber Security education landscape, delivering leading edge classroom and 'hands-on' Cyber training for QA.

Ideally, but not essential, you would have some training and coaching/consulting experience, with sound knowledge and a proven track record in Cyber Security. 

No experience of training... don't worry, we will take your raw talent and Cyber skills and support you through a professional training development programme.

There will also be opportunity within your schedule to help the business develop new cutting edge go-to-market products which in-turn will enhance your own personal development.

With a genuine enthusiasm to share your security experience and knowledge with others using practical and hands-on tools.  Deliver leading cyber skills to the market, you will have excellent customer facing, interpersonal and communication skills, along with the ability to work independently.

Financial package and benefits:

We are offering a competitive financial package (dependent on experience). Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Maintain an up-to-date cyber skills base through personal development and accreditation activities
  • Deliver cyber security courses (open and closed) from with the QA Cyber Security practice.
  • Build 'hands-on' technical Cyber labs for delivery and research
  • Take responsibility for developing and maintaining agreed courses
  • Complete professional Cyber certifications as appropriate
  • Transforming performance through learning

Experience & Qualifications

  • Certifications in any of the following would be desirable: CEH, CISSP, CCP, GIAC
  • An in depth understanding of how data moves around networks and how others can intercept and use this data
  • Need to be knowledgeable on current Cyber issues (evasion, threat vectors, malware, vulnerabilities, attacks, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of mobile communications infrastructure
  • A good understanding of application security
  • Good understanding of Networking and communication protocols on both the software and hardware side
  • Good understanding of social media and web based communications
  • Knowledge of hacking tools and techniques is highly desirable
  • Exposure to security operations
  • A passion to share your knowledge with others

If you have read the above and feel the opportunity to use your skills to train/coach others is the career path for you. Please click apply today…

Please use this link to apply to the vacancy: https://qa-vacancies.qa.com/VacancyInformation.aspx?VId=57993

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Cyber Security Trainer

Learning

London

QA have uniquely positioned ourselves to help solve the Cyber skills gap from our CyberFirst and Cyber Apprenticeship programmes and Cyber Academies to Cyber Challenges, Training and Certifications and Consultancy for Cyber Security.

We offer end-to-end Cyber training and certifications from Cyber Awareness to deep dive Cyber Programmes and solutions; from Cyber Investigations, Cyber Crisis Management, Proactive Security to Offensive Defence. QA only employ world leading Cyber trainers who have the expertise to deliver bespoke Cyber solutions, GCHQ accredited courses and proudly the CyberFirst programme. This is all to support in tackling the UK's National Cyber Security skills shortage.

QA also have state-of-the-art CyberLabs, where companies can simulate real-life Cyber-attacks on their infrastructure, helping them to prevent & combat breaches without risking their own network. Take a look at QA's CyberLabs

We are currently searching for Cyber Security Trainers to join us in London.

You will make a genuine difference to the cyber security education landscape, delivering leading edge classroom and 'hands-on' cyber training for QA. Ideally, but not essential, you would have some training and coaching/consulting experience, with sound knowledge and a proven track record in cyber security. No experience of training, don't worry - we will take your raw talent and cyber skills and support you through a professional training development programme.

This is an opportunity to enhance your existing security skill set, stay current with the latest hacking and exploit techniques, with at least 20% of your time spent on security testing, cyber research and development. With a genuine enthusiasm to share your security experience and knowledge with others using practical and hands-on tools. Deliver leading cyber skills to the market, you will have excellent customer facing, interpersonal and communication skills, along with the ability to work independently.

What we are looking for from you:

Certifications in any of the following would be desirable: CEH, CISSP, CCP, GIAC. An understanding of how data moves around networks and how others can intercept and use this data. You will need to be knowledgeable on current cyber issues (evasion, threat vectors, malware, vulnerabilities, attacks, etc.). Working knowledge of mobile communications infrastructure. Have a good understanding of application security, a good understanding of networking and communication protocols on both the software and hardware side, good understanding of social media and web based communications. Knowledge of hacking tools and techniques is highly desirable and exposure to security operations.

Do you have a passion to share your knowledge with others and willingness to undertake a DBS check prior to formal start date being confirmed. If this is the ideal role for you, then please see below some more of the benefits you will receive when joining our team besides a competitive salary on offer.

25 days holiday (rising to 28 days after 5 years) – with the ability to buy more holiday days, Pension scheme – we will contribute a % of your basic salary, Life Assurance (4x your basic salary), 2 days paid Charity Days – QA will also double any sponsorship money raised up to £250, 3 additional training days to focus on things you’re interested in, Season ticket loan (option), Discounted gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

 Please use this link below to apply for the Cyber Security Trainer vacancy:

 https://qa-vacancies.qa.com/VacancyInformation.aspx?VId=58078 

 

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Data Analyst Online Tutor / Assessor (Office Based)

Apprenticeships

London

The Data Analyst Online Tutor / Assessor will supplement training centres’ and skills-coaches’ face-to-face sessions, extending support beyond the classroom and on-the job visits.

You will deliver on-going remote support, making use of QA educational technologies. You will ensure educational projects are kept on-track through the remote review of learners‘ outputs, and timely delivery of online facilitation, coaching, and direction to individuals or groups, whenever required.

It is your task to manage Challenges and deploy Activities which will have been developed beforehand by the Product Change team

As the Data Analyst Online Tutor you will:

  • Work with skills-coaches and technical skills tutors to achieve agreed volumes of learner achievement in line with the business strategy and plans.
  • Liaise with technical skills coaches and tutors to ensure all learners have the required skills and knowledge to achieve the technical components of the programme.
  • Provide good quality, accurate information and data on learner retention, progress and achievement

As the Data Analyst Online Tutor you will have:

  • Experience of working with Visualising data in a variety of tools such as Excel, Tableau and PowerBI.
  • A recognised teaching qualification, or a commitment to achieving at least a Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector.
  • Experience of at-least one programming language. Languages such as Python and R will be advantageous.
  • Experience of working with data including data reporting.
  • Experience of databases and writing software using SQL, preferably in a corporate environment.

Sounds Interesting? Please apply with your CV, we look forward to hearing from you!

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Developer Trainer (Python, C)

Learning

Cheltenham

Qualified Python or C Trainer/Coach – Cheltenham

Are you currently a Python or C Trainer/Coach who loves developing others, looking for a new challenge?

Or are you fed up with not getting the progression you have hard-work for?

Then read on…

Why apply?

We are looking for an individual skilled in Python or C and willing to learn the other language as part of your core skills. You will be passionate about coding and want to help people learn to be a great well-rounded developer and be familiar with concepts such as TDD, Continuous Integration and have experience of Agile.

You will be passionate about learning and the transferor of knowledge and work as a learning specialist as part of QA’s world-class training team.

You will be instrumental in the next stage of our portfolio development and help in our development of Reactive, Functional and Test First approaches to programming.

In return, you will get to shape and collaborate with some of the brightest developers in the UK and have the opportunity to further your own skill set by working with our DevOps, IoT and Machine Learning teams to keep you cutting edge.

What is the role?

With our support, you will deliver/coach using face to face, e-Learning or digital courses and content to all appropriate areas within QA to likeminded people. Whether they are a highly qualified professional or a beginner looking to get into the world of Software Development.  

Based in Cheltenham, you will be delivering/coaching both public scheduled and bespoke courses for all appropriate areas of QA’s application development Portfolio.

How will we support you?

From day one you will be assigned a co-pilot/buddy to help get you up to speed with our processes and ensure you can help deliver our award-winning programmes.

Financial package and benefits 

We are offering a competitive financial package (dependant on experience), private pension as well as 25 days holiday. 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Must haves:

  • A candidate for this role will need to be expert in application development and the development lifecycle using Python or C and willing to learn the other language as part of your core skills. You will be passionate about coding and want to help people learn to be a great well-rounded developer and be familiar with concepts such as TDD, Continuous Integration and have experience of Agile.

It would be beneficial to show experience in some of the following areas:

  • x86/Assembler Programming
  • Has worked with external hardware in an IoT capacity
  • Experience using Windows, Linus and OSX operating systems
  • Linux, Unix or OS X command line skills.
  • Experience with development environments including some of Visual Studio, XCode, Eclipse
  • Experience with Agile development and a methodology e.g. Scrum, XP

Who are we?

As one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK. We like to help develop skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders.  With our HQ in Slough and 20 training centres nationwide, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative, award-winning (2016 Top 20 IT Training Companies List) & ever-evolving skills solutions.

So interested? If so please apply today…

 

 

 

 

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Digital Marketing ASSESSOR Skills Coach Folkstone Kent Area

Apprenticeships

Home-Based

Digital Marketing ASSESSOR  (Home Based)    

QA Apprenticeship Programme  

 

QA Apprenticeship Programme (part of the QA Group www.qa.com) - As one of the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

OUR Role:

Working within our Apprenticeship Programme you will have previous experience in coaching, mentoring & assessing groups of young adults towards the achievement of a vocational Apprenticeship programme.

Having a caseload of around 40-45, you will engage and organise with our learners to complete planned assessments in Digital Marketing, Media and Social Media subjects as per the qualification curriculum.  You will also have the skills to carry out some classroom training of the above subjects to your active learners 

Your approach, organisation, proactivity and coaching skills will help retain learners and ensure each student achieves their assigned projects and qualification in line with the targets and objectives you have agreed in the Individual Learning Plan.

YOUR experience:

A Degree, Higher Education Qualification in Digital Marketing / the area of Media / Social Media or significant industry experience is essential.

Experience of working within training and development is desirable

GCE or equivalent in Mathematics and English at Grade C or above.    

CAVA / A1 assessor award (not essential)

Ability to identify individual learner needs

Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners

Understanding of equality and diversity issues and how these can impact on learner progression and achievement

Ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progression and achievement

Experience of delivering full Apprenticeship programmes including Functional Skills

 

 

 

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Financial Project Executive

Apprenticeships

Slough

Financial Project Executive – Slough/London

Are you a finance professional looking for an exciting new challenge?

Frustrated in your current role and keen to show your true worth?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes, then read on to find out more…

Your role

We have an exciting opportunity to join QA as a Financial Project Executive. This role is a brand new role – offering the person a chance to develop and grow within a thriving company. 

This role not only gives you exposure to all aspects of the business, but also gives you the chance to regularly work closely alongside senior members of the business – making this a truly unique role.

As a financial project executive you will be responsible for analysis of business performance, medium and long term forecasting, in particular working with business managers to help improve accuracy of the monthly forecasts. You will also be heavily involved with the annual budgeting process and continually support the business with ad hoc projects.

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus. However, those from a relevant background with a strong passion to get into this field will also be considered. This is an exciting opportunity to truly use your knowledge and expertise in a busy environment.

Your background

Ideally you will have a finance background with strong Excel modelling skills. Proven numeracy skills are also essential.

This role would best suit somebody who is looking for an exciting new challenge – it is not likely any two days will be the same with this job, with plenty of challenges along the way. Therefore, a creative thinker – and somebody who is able to think ‘outside the box’ would suit this role.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key. It is also vital that you are self-motivated with a high attention to detail.

Your team

Based in either Slough or London, you will be required to work closely with various business managers, as well as with the rest of the finance team. You will also be reporting directly into the Finance Director.

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package, Private Pension as well as 25 days’ holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme. 

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Graduate Sales Executive

Learning

Leeds

Hey…Graduate… Check this opportunity out!!!

Do you have high levels of communication, a tenacious drive to be successful, act with integrity and have a thirst for learning???? QA are looking for you

QA are Introducing the new Graduate Sales Executive Role (this could be you)

Based in our office in Leeds

What YOU will do?

Engaging with new & existing customers by having open conversations to understand their strategy for improving organisational talent. You will be supporting with an unrivalled portfolio of learning and have the capability to sell across all 4 of QA’s divisions (and be rewarded for it!). You will be developing new business through a mixture of methods (mainly telephone based) and also growing a number of existing customers by aligning products and services that can help them to improve. This role is not for the faint hearted but once you’ve cracked it, it’s really rewarding, for your bank balance and your mood!

Who with?

You will be working alongside a highly supportive and successful team. The team enjoy socialising outside of work and regularly go for drinks and meals. The office has a vibrant and diverse feel.

What YOU get?

No one wants to work for free so here’s what we give you:

The QA Sales Academy! A clear development journey across a range of different methods including instructor led classroom training, eLearning, call coaching and ‘peer to peer’ support / mentoring. This will ensure you can effectively learn all the skills you need to be a successful salesperson. There is a clear progression pathway which will highlight the competencies and skills required to progress to Account Manager, Senior Account Manager and Account Director.

A highly competitive base salary of up to £20,000 per annum, plus up to £8,000 OTE (commission uncapped), pension scheme, 25 days of annual leave plus 2 days of paid charity leave!

We offer 3 days of training (in addition to your ongoing sales learning!) and over 1,200 courses to pick from, season ticket loan, discounted gym membership and cycle to scheme are part of the package too. If that’s not enough we have dress down Fridays!

What YOU need?

A tenacious drive to succeed! Self-motivation and excellent communication skills. Constantly striving to improve through the power of learning and finally a degree is required preferable a 2.1!

For Who?

QA is the provider of choice for over 6000 UK customers including 80 of the FTSE-100, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders. Headquartered in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative and cutting edge skills solutions to UK organisations.

By reading this last line, you must be interested in the role. So all you have to do now is click APPLY…

 

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Head of Business Improvement

Apprenticeships

Swindon, Slough

Head of Business Improvement     

Do you thrive in an environment where you engage directly with the senior leadership team?

Do you have experience managing Project Management teams and the ability to prioritise and drive improvement projects through those teams?

Would you like to work for an organisation that helps thousands of people find/improve their skills through Apprenticeships?

If you have all of the above, this could be the role for you…

What is the role?

As the Head of Business Improvement, you will lead the QA Apprenticeships Business Improvement team, delivering a portfolio of business change initiatives and IT projects across QAA, utilising your own business change and project management expertise to drive business-critica programmes/projects.

Within your role, you will develop QAA’s continuous business improvement plan with input and agreement from stakeholders across the division whilst driving the projects and actions required to deliver that plan.

This is a demanding and varied role that will test your prioritisation skills and personal drive.  One day you might be analysing business processes or customer feedback to identify and define business improvements that lead to tangible enhancements in customer experience or process efficiency.  The next day you might be leading the delivery of a particular change project or programme.

Relationship building is key to your role, which will bring you into regular contact with senior leaders from across QA Apprenticeships, IT and Facilities.

Financial package and benefits 

We are offering a competitive financial package (dependent on experience) including car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), discounted gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Who are we?

QA is one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders.  Headquartered in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative and cutting-edge skills solutions to UK organisations.

What skills/experience are we looking for?

  • Extensive experience of delivering projects and change initiatives across commercial organisations
  • Demonstrable experience of tangible business benefits delivered within a business change role
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced, commercial environment, with the drive and determination to deliver in those environments
  • Strong communication and influencing skills that enable you to communicate with all levels of the organisation
  • Apprenticeship and vocational learning sector experience would be an advantage

If you have read the above and feel this is the right role for you, then please apply by clicking on the link.

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Apprenticeship Operations Manager, Major programmes - Nationwide

Apprenticeships

London, Swindon, Bristol

Apprenticeship Operations Manager, Major programmes  - Nationwide

QA Apprenticeships  

Swindon OR London OR Bristol based – National Role  

OUR Role:

As Apprenticeship Operations Manager, Major programmes, you will report directly to the Delivery Director of QA Apprenticeships. You will have excellent apprenticeship managerial experience to lead, motivate and inspire our delivery teams in all required aspects to achieve high quality outcomes for learners and client while delivering year on year improvements in effectiveness and efficiency. You will have the ability to develop the capability and capacity of the delivery teams, plan resourcing and effectively manage the teaching, coaching and mentoring function within work based learning to achieve agreed KPIs. Our role will be demanding and challenging as we grow and develop our learner portfolio with an increasing desire to be the number one provider for quality and service. 

YOUR experience:

Excellent communications skills: in-person, verbal, written and presentation

Strong influencing skills

Good commercial acumen

Impactful, people centric and results oriented

Positive and confident decision maker

Experience of working in a fast paced, commercial environment

Highly tenacious, self-motivated, and innately strong at driving results

Likely to be Degree level educated

Extensive experience within learning and training operations

Apprenticeship and vocational learning sector experience would be an advantage

Preferred, large team management, organisational development, and motivational leadership

Experience of an Ofsted inspection

Well-developed organisational skills, preferably with notable experience from an Operations and/or Customer Service environment

About us:

QA Apprenticeships (part of the QA Group www.qa.com) - As one of the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

Your remuneration package will be competitive and match your skills and seniority.

 

 

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Internal Compliance Officer

Higher Education

Birmingham, London

 

QA Higher Education

Internal Compliance Officer – Birmingham or London

Do you have high attention to detail? Confident? Ability to manage multiple stakeholders and looking for a new, challenging opportunity?

Do you want to work for a Top Track 250 company – one of the UK’s top performing private companies

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As an Internal Compliance Officer, you will have responsibility for managing all aspects of compliance with respect to representatives or agents that QAHE work with to assist in the recruitment of students.

This role is an independent function and focuses on both international and domestic representatives, across the whole QAHE portfolio.

 This will involve keeping up to date with best practice guidance from a range of sources, updating representatives and staff on any changes, updating contracts, overseeing all ongoing activity with representatives and reporting to the Senior Management Team on any recommendations.

This is a new role and you will be part of an ever growing and developing team, based in either Birmingham or London.

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package up to £30,000 (dependant on experience), Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

It is essential that you have worked in a similar environment where you have had to deal with multiple stakeholders and pay close attention to detail. You would need to be confident in your communication at all levels both written and spoken. You would be able to act with tact and diplomacy across all situations and be highly self-motivated to manage your own workload to meet different demands at different times.

An understanding of compliance within higher education would be a bonus along with previous experience working within higher education or within learning and development, this however is not essential.

 

About QA Higher Education

QA Higher Education, part of QA, provides quality learning programmes to a culturally and internationally diverse range of candidates.

All of our programmes provide an education of the highest quality that is focused on ensuring students have a fulfilling, challenging and intellectually stimulating experience to best prepare them for the business world.

QA Higher Education offers a range of courses through our partnership with various universities across the country. We offer globally recognised, fully accredited British degrees at Bachelor’s and Master’s levels, as well as a range of other courses and qualifications and over 90% of graduates are in employment or pursuing further studies within six months of graduating. This is one of the highest employment / further study rates in the UK.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

 

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Internal Quality Assurer Software Development, Business Analyst & Data Analyst Programmes

Apprenticeships

Home-Based

IQA Software Development, Business Analyst & Data Analyst Programmes          QA Apprenticeship Programme, Home Based Role     

OUR Role:

Are you an Assessor looking to make the step to IQA? Let us help you with full training and support provided. 

As a IQA in Software Development, Business Analyst & Data Analyst programmes, you will be part of our team which ensure that quality standards are set and monitored in accordance with assessment, regulatory and funding requirements. You will have the experience and knowledge to complete assessment and verification, in accordance with the IQA strategy. Working with internal and external partners you will ensure the agreed quality standards are met. Your interpersonal skills will allow you to work effectively with the all teams including sales, delivery and compliance to ensure that learners successfully complete their full apprenticeship by their planned achievement date

YOUR responsibilities:

Experience of working with Software Development, Business Analyst & Data Analyst Apprenticeship programmes

Proven record of working to at least Ofsted Grade 2 standards

 

Must have excellent administrative skills with the ability to prioritise workloads, work methodically, accurately and effectively under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude

Logical thinker who is willing to own and solve problems

CAVA/A1/D32/33 Assessor’s award essential

D34/V1/TAQA Leading the IQA process essential

Recognised teaching qualification essential

Detailed knowledge of Apprenticeship programmes

Good knowledge of Government funded Apprenticeship programmes

Flexibility in travel and willingness to stay away from home on occasions

 

About Us:

QA Apprenticeship Programme (part of the QA Group www.qa.com) - As one of the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

In return, we are offering a competitive package with the opportunity to grow and develop your career further. Interested?

 

 

 

 

 

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Internal Quality Assurer (Business Administration)

Apprenticeships

Home-Based

IQA Business Administration L3 & L4                          

QA Apprenticeship Programme (Internal Quality Assurance)   

Home Based, Fulltime and Permanent Role   

OUR Role: As a QUALIFIED IQA in Business Administration L3 & L4, you will be part of our team who ensures that quality standards are set and monitored in accordance with assessment, regulatory and funding requirements. You will have the experience and knowledge to complete assessment and verification, in accordance with the IQA strategy. Working with internal and external partners you will ensure the agreed quality standards are met. Your interpersonal skills will allow you to work effectively with the all teams including sales, delivery and compliance to ensure that learners successfully complete their full apprenticeship by their planned achievement date

YOUR responsibilities:

Experience of working as an IQA quality checking Business Administration L3 & L4 for Apprenticeship programmes

Proven record of working to at least Ofsted Grade 2 standards

Previous experience of Quality Management Systems

Internal Audit experience

Must have excellent administrative skills with the ability to prioritise workloads, work methodically, accurately and effectively under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude

Logical thinker who is willing to own and solve problems

CAVA/A1/D32/33 Assessor’s award essential

D34/V1/TAQA Leading the IQA process essential

Recognised teaching qualification essential

Detailed knowledge of Apprenticeship programmes

Knowledge of awarding organisation and Ofsted requirements

Good knowledge of Government funded Apprenticeship programmes

Flexibility in travel and willingness to stay away from home on occasions

About Us:

QA Apprenticeship Programme (part of the QA Group www.qa.com) - As one of the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

In return, we are offering a competitive package with the opportunity to grow and develop your career further. Interested?

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Internal Quality Assurer (Casual Contract)

Apprenticeships

Home-Based

IQA IT Programmes                          

QA Apprenticeship Programme  

Flexible Location & Zero Hour Contract, Home Based Role – Payment per IAQ Completion 

OUR Role:

As a QUALIFIED IQA in various IT Programmes (i.e. Hardware, Software, Cyber, Digital Marketing, Business Analyst, Data Analyst etc.), you will be part of our team which ensure that quality standards are set and monitored in accordance with assessment, regulatory and funding requirements. You will have the experience and knowledge to complete assessment and verification, in accordance with the IQA strategy. Working with internal and external partners you will ensure the agreed quality standards are met. Your interpersonal skills will allow you to work effectively with the all teams including sales, delivery and compliance to ensure that learners successfully complete their full apprenticeship by their planned achievement date

YOUR responsibilities:

Experience of working as an IQA for Hardware, Software, Cyber, Digital Marketing, Business Analyst, Data Analyst Apprenticeship programmes

Proven record of working to at least Ofsted Grade 2 standards

Previous experience of Quality Management Systems

Internal Audit experience

Must have excellent administrative skills with the ability to prioritise workloads, work methodically, accurately and effectively under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude

Logical thinker who is willing to own and solve problems

CAVA/A1/D32/33 Assessor’s award essential

D34/V1/TAQA Leading the IQA process essential

Recognised teaching qualification essential

Detailed knowledge of Apprenticeship programmes

Knowledge of awarding organisation and Ofsted requirements

Good knowledge of Government funded Apprenticeship programmes

Flexibility in travel and willingness to stay away from home on occasions

 

About Us:

QA Apprenticeship Programme (part of the QA Group www.qa.com) - As one of the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

In return, we are offering a competitive package with the opportunity to grow and develop your career further. Interested?

 

 

 

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IT Service Management Trainer

Learning

London

Are you currently a Service Management Trainer who loves developing others, looking for a new challenge?

Or are you fed up of not getting the progression you have hard-work for?

Then read on…

Why apply?

If you’re qualified Service Management Trainer based in London, had enough of contracting or your permanent role is no longer challenging you. How about doing something different or working for one of the UK’s largest Education providers where you help others understand the world of Service Management…then this role is perfect for you.

As a company, we have promoted a number of Service Management Trainers/ into Lead/Manager positions across the business and actively encourage employees to share ideas/practices that could make our courses more effective.

What is the role?

With our support, you will deliver/coach using face to face, e-Learning or digital Service Management courses and content to all appropriate areas within QA to likeminded people. Whether they are a highly qualified professional or a beginner looking to get into the world of Service Management.  

Based in London, you will be delivering/coaching both public scheduled and bespoke courses for all appropriate areas of QA’s Service Management Portfolio.

How will we support you?

From day one you will be assigned a co-pilot/buddy to help get you up to speed with our processes and ensure you can help deliver our award winning Service Management programmes.

Financial package and benefits 

We are offering a competitive salary (dependant on experience), private pension as well as 25 days holiday. 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Must haves:

  • Broad and in-depth knowledge of IT Service Management best practice including but not limited to, ITIL, ISO/IEC20000, SDI, COBIT
  • ITIL Expert qualification
  • Ideally have a working knowledge of other methods, best practices, frameworks and standards, including Agile, Lean, DevOps
  • Accredited Service Management Trainer
  • Proven experience of delivering Service Management courses
  • Customer facing, presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to share expertise and experience with others.
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK and ability to travel to different locations
  • Ability to plan and deliver against set targets

Who are we?

As one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK. We like to help develop skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders.  With our HQ in London and 20 training centres nationwide, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovatively, award-winning (2016 Top 20 IT Training Companies List) & ever evolving skills solutions.

So interested? If so please apply today…

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IT Skills Coach [Assessor]-Leeds

Apprenticeships

Leeds

IT Skills Coach / Assessor - Leeds

You will be required to coach and mentor a caseload of learners towards the achievement of a vocational Apprenticeship programme. Work with the Regional Delivery Manager to meet the key business strategies and objectives. Plan and complete assessments for learners engaged on Apprenticeships for Infrastructure Technician and Network Engineer Programmes. Assess all components of the above qualification for a caseload of learners. Retain learners engaged on the programme and manage their learning and achievement in line with the targets and objectives agreed in their Individual Learning Plan. Complete regular, formal progress reviews with learners and their employers and complete internal and external quality assurance activities, where required.

Some of your Key Duties and responsibilities:

  • Work with the Regional Delivery Manager to achieve agreed volumes of learner achievement in line with the business strategy and plans
  • Carry out high quality mentoring and coaching with apprentices to ensure units are completed within agreed timelines
  • To be willing to travel and complete assessment of all portfolio evidence
  • Liaise with Technical Skills Tutors to ensure all Apprentices have the required skills and knowledge to achieve the technical components of frameworks
  • Work with internal and external partners to ensure that agreed quality standards are met
  • Undertake additional projects and activities to meet the needs of the Apprenticeship team and learners as required
  • Ensure that programmes are delivered in accordance with the organisations Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety Policies

 Your Skills and Abilities:

  • IT Technical networking skills especially Network Technologies [Essential]
  • Knowledge of Cyber would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of software development would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to identify individual learner needs
  • Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners
  • A Degree, Higher Education Qualification in IT or significant industry experience in areas to be assessed is essential
  • Industry experience in a networking role i.e. 1st/2nd line support
  • GCSE or equivalent in Mathematics and English at Grade C or above    
  • Good knowledge of Government funded Apprenticeship programmes is desirable
  • Knowledge of the IT Apprenticeship programmes is desirable
  • Knowledge of business requirements, processes and methodologies is essential
  • CAVA / A1 assessor award (desired, not essential)
  • Willingness to gain AET, Coaching and Mentoring Level 3 and Safeguarding Level 1 and CAVA Award within 12 months of commencing employment
  • Willingness to undertake a DBS check prior to formal start date being confirmed

Additionally and on top of the competitive basis salary QA offer these benefits:

  • 25 days holiday (rising to 28 days after 5 years) – with the ability to buy more holiday days
  • Pension scheme – we will contribute a % of your basic salary
  • Life Assurance (4x your basic salary)
  • 2 days paid Charity Days – QA will also double any sponsorship money raised up to £250
  • 3 additional training days to focus on things you’re interested in
  • Season ticket loan
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Group Income Protection
  • Voluntary Private Medical Insurance
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Flu Jab Vouchers
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IT Systems & Networking Skills Coach - North/West London

Apprenticeships

London

Systems and Networking Technical Assessor - London

Are you an IT professional or graduate looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you want an opportunity to for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

Do you want to work for a Top Track 250 company – one of the UK’s top performing private companies

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

We are looking for candidates who have experience of working in 1st Line Support roles or have worked as a Network Engineer.  Having the practical experience of working within the industry, this will enable a Technical Skills Coach to coach and mentor learners on Apprenticeship funded programmes at their workplace locations. 

Working autonomously and managing your own diary, you will have the flexibility to schedule face to face and remote contact sessions with your caseload of learners.  Typically, you will be responsible for a cohort of 45 – 50 learners on your caseload with the ultimate aim of coaching and mentoring them to prepare them for their end-point external assessment with the British Computer Society.   Whilst our financial package for this role is competitive, the satisfaction you get from making a difference to the lives of others is priceless.

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through Coaching and Mentoring training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!  Alongside this we will give you access to our commercial training courses to enable you to refresh your knowledge in the areas that you will be coaching in.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to truly use your knowledge and expertise within systems and networking whilst helping and encouraging learners through their apprenticeship programme.

Your team

Based in London, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

You will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification and a minimum of 2 years industry experience in the areas of IT and Systems and Networking, with a sound technical knowledge. It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. Holding an existing CAVA qualification would be ideal, however as mentioned, it is not essential.

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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IT Technical ASSESSOR / Skills Coach - Degree Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

London

IT Coach and Mentor within our awarding winning QA Apprenticeship Programme  

Flexible Location, Part-time and Fulltime available

Do you enjoy training & coaching your IT Team? Are you the go-to-person who enjoys helping others? Have you thought about becoming an IT Coach & Mentor permanently?          

OUR Role:

Working within our Degree Apprenticeship Programme you will enjoy the prospect of coaching, mentoring & assessing groups of young adults towards the achievement of technical degree qualifications. Full training will be provided, all you will need is a suitable technical degree.

Having a caseload of students, you will engage and organise with our learners to complete planned assessments in the work base in Technical Skills. Your knowledge will include at least ONE from: Software Development OR  Database Development OR Networking OR Technical Security OR Server Infrastructure OR Service Management. 

What’s so important is your approach, organisation and proactivity to help retain learners and ensure each student achieves their assigned projects and qualification in line with the targets and objectives you have agreed in the Individual Learning Plan.

YOUR experience:

A Degree OR other Higher Education Qualification in Computer Science, Computing, Software Development, and Networking or a related discipline, OR significant industry experience.

Willingness to gain Coaching and Assessor Qualifications within 12 months of commencing employment

The ability to provide inspiring coaching sessions to degree apprentices – training provided. 

Ability to identify individual learner needs – training provided.    

Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners

Ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achievement

About us:

QAs Degree Apprenticeship is a pedagogically innovative, work-based programme that has expanded rapidly since its recent launch. Our degree apprentices work for varied clients including FTSE100 businesses, central government departments, wider public sector organisations and small technology companies. The Apprenticeship division is part of QA, the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services training and education. Our multi-award winning programmes were awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

Your remuneration package will be competitive and match your skills.

 

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IT Technical ASSESSOR / Skills Coach - Degree Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

London, Reading, Slough

IT Coach and Mentor within our awarding winning QA Apprenticeship Programme  

Flexible Location, Part-time and Fulltime available

Do you enjoy training & coaching your IT Team? Are you the go-to-person who enjoys helping others? Have you thought about becoming an IT Coach & Mentor permanently?          

OUR Role:

Working within our Degree Apprenticeship Programme you will enjoy the prospect of coaching, mentoring & assessing groups of young adults towards the achievement of technical degree qualifications. Full training will be provided, all you will need is a suitable technical degree.

Having a caseload of students, you will engage and organise with our learners to complete planned assessments in the work base in Technical Skills. Your knowledge will include at least ONE from: Software Development OR  Database Development OR Networking OR Technical Security OR Server Infrastructure OR Service Management. 

What’s so important is your approach, organisation and proactivity to help retain learners and ensure each student achieves their assigned projects and qualification in line with the targets and objectives you have agreed in the Individual Learning Plan.

YOUR experience:

A Degree OR other Higher Education Qualification in Computer Science, Computing, Software Development, and Networking or a related discipline, OR significant industry experience.

Willingness to gain Coaching and Assessor Qualifications within 12 months of commencing employment

The ability to provide inspiring coaching sessions to degree apprentices – training provided. 

Ability to identify individual learner needs – training provided.    

Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners

Ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achievement

About us:

QAs Degree Apprenticeship is a pedagogically innovative, work-based programme that has expanded rapidly since its recent launch. Our degree apprentices work for varied clients including FTSE100 businesses, central government departments, wider public sector organisations and small technology companies. The Apprenticeship division is part of QA, the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services training and education. Our multi-award winning programmes were awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

Your remuneration package will be competitive and match your skills.

 

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Leadership & Management Assessor - Berkshire

Apprenticeships

Slough

Are you a management professional looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a passion for Leadership or Management?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a skills coach you will be managing a case load of apprentices on our apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them and their employers.

You will maintain regular contact with your learners and their employers to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression for the learner. You will be very hands on in ensuring the learner completes scheduled assessments, tasks and presentations.  

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through your CAVA training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!

Your team

Based in Slough, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification accompanied with significant industry experience in the areas of leadership and management.

You would need to have experience of working in a management position, or a degree/masters degree in a management/leadership specific subject.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. 

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Leadership & Management Assessor - Birmingham

Apprenticeships

Birmingham

Are you a skills coach looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a passion for Leadership or Management?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a skills coach you will be managing a case load of apprentices on our apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them and their employers.

You will maintain regular contact with your learners and their employers to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression for the learner. You will be very hands on in ensuring the learner completes scheduled assessments, tasks and presentations.  

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through your CAVA training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!

Your team

Based in Birmingham, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification accompanied with significant industry experience in the areas of leadership and management.

You would need to have experience of working in a management position, or a degree/masters degree in a management/leadership specific subject.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. 

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Leadership & Management Assessor - Southampton

Apprenticeships

Home-Based

Are you a management professional looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a passion for Leadership or Management?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a skills coach you will be managing a case load of apprentices on our apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them and their employers.

You will maintain regular contact with your learners and their employers to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression for the learner. You will be very hands on in ensuring the learner completes scheduled assessments, tasks and presentations.  

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through your CAVA training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!

Your team

Based in Southampton, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification accompanied with significant industry experience in the areas of leadership and management.

You would need to have experience of working in a management position, or a degree/masters degree in a management/leadership specific subject.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. 

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Leadership & Management Skills Coach - East Midlands

Apprenticeships

Home-Based

Are you a management professional looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a passion for Leadership or Management?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a skills coach you will be managing a case load of apprentices on our apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them and their employers.

You will maintain regular contact with your learners and their employers to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression for the learner. You will be very hands on in ensuring the learner completes scheduled assessments, tasks and presentations.  

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through your CAVA training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!

Your team

Based in the East Midlands, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification accompanied with significant industry experience in the areas of leadership and management.

You would need to have experience of working in a management position, or a degree/masters degree in a management/leadership specific subject.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. 

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Leadership & Management Tutor - Birmingham

Apprenticeships

Birmingham

Are you a teacher/tutor looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a passion for Leadership and Management?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a leadership and management tutor you will be supporting a case load of apprentices on our apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them via classroom learning sessions. 

You will be very hands on in ensuring the learner completes scheduled assessments, tasks and presentations. You will be teaching students on a group basis, with occasional one-to-one coaching also a requirement.

Your team

Based in Birmingham, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Assessment Managers. The position will be classroom based, with travel to other QA learning centre sites a strong possibility. 

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification accompanied with significant teaching/tutoring experience.

You would ideally have experience of working in a leadership/management position, or a degree/masters degree in a leadership/management environment.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. 

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Leadership and Management Assessor - Leeds

Apprenticeships

Leeds

Assessor – Leadership & Management L3 and L5   

QA Apprenticeship Programme

OUR Role:

Working within our Apprenticeship Programme you will have previous experience in coaching, mentoring & assessing groups of young adults towards the achievement of a vocational Apprenticeship programme.

Having a caseload of around 40-45, you will engage and organise with our learners to complete planned assessments in Leadership & Management subjects as per the qualification curriculum. (ILM, CMI, Profiling tools such as MBTI, SDI, PRISM, Hogan etc.

Your approach, organisation, proactivity and coaching skills will help retain learners and ensure each student achieves their assigned projects and qualification in line with the targets and objectives you have agreed in the Individual Learning Plan.

About Us 

QA Apprenticeship Programme (part of the QA Group) - As one of the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning degree programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

YOUR Experience: We are offering a competitive package with the opportunity to grow and develop your career within our ever expanding business. Do you: 

 

  • Have a Degree, Higher Education Qualification in Leadership & Management or significant industry experience in areas to be assessed is essential
  • Have a willingness to gain AET, Coaching and Mentoring Level 3 to Level 5, Safeguarding Level 1 and CAVA Award after commencing employment
  • Have experience of delivering training to external certification standards leading to accreditation from professional institutes such as the CMI and ILM along with business administration skills and knowledge at Level 4
  • Are you certified or experienced in the deployment of psychometric tests, personality diagnostics and/or profiling tools such as MBTI, SDI, PRISM, Hogan etc.
  • CAVA / A1 assessor award (not essential)
  • Able to identify individual learner needs and be adaptive to their requirements
  • Able to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners
  • Able to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achieve
  • Be able to operate well within a virtual team

 

Interested? We look forward to hearing from you today.

 

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Leadership and Management Skills Coach - Corporate Account - London/Colchester/Oxford

Apprenticeships

London

Are you a management professional looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a passion for Leadership or Management?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a skills coach you will be managing a case load of apprentices on our apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them and their employers.

You will maintain regular contact with your learners and their employers to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression for the learner. You will be very hands on in ensuring the learner completes scheduled assessments, tasks and presentations.  

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through your CAVA training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!

Your team

Based across London and the Thames Valley, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification accompanied with significant industry experience in the areas of leadership and management.

You would need to have experience of working in a management position, or a degree/masters degree in a management/leadership specific subject.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. 

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Leadership and Management Assessor

Apprenticeships

Bristol

Are you a management professional looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a passion for Leadership or Management?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a skills coach you will be managing a case load of apprentices on our apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them and their employers.

You will maintain regular contact with your learners and their employers to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression for the learner. You will be very hands on in ensuring the learner completes scheduled assessments, tasks and presentations.  

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through your CAVA training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to truly use your knowledge and expertise within software development whilst helping and encouraging learners through their apprenticeship programme – all whilst working autonomously and managing your own time!

Your team

Based in Bristol, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification accompanied with significant industry experience in the areas of leadership and management.

You would need to have experience of working in a management position, or a degree/masters degree in a management/leadership specific subject.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. 

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

 

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Leadership and Management Assessor - Manchester

Apprenticeships

Manchester

Are you an Assessor looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a passion for Leadership or Management?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a skills coach you will be managing a case load of apprentices on our apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them and their employers.

You will maintain regular contact with your learners and their employers to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression for the learner. You will be very hands on in ensuring the learner completes scheduled assessments, tasks and presentations.  

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through your CAVA training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!

Your team

Based in Manchester, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification accompanied with significant industry experience in the areas of leadership and management.

You would need to have experience of working in a management position, or a degree/masters degree in a management/leadership specific subject.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. 

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Leadership and Management Assessor- Newcastle

Apprenticeships

Newcastle

Are you an Assessor looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a passion for Leadership or Management?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a skills coach you will be managing a case load of apprentices on our apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them and their employers.

You will maintain regular contact with your learners and their employers to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression for the learner. You will be very hands on in ensuring the learner completes scheduled assessments, tasks and presentations.  

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through your CAVA training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!

Your team

Based in Newcastle, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification accompanied with significant industry experience in the areas of leadership and management.

You would need to have experience of working in a management position, or a degree/masters degree in a management/leadership specific subject.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. 

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Learning and Teaching Librarian

Higher Education

London

Learning & TEACHING Librarian

QA Higher Education, London   

OUR Role:

As Learning and Teaching Librarian you will enjoy both the day to day aspects required of an academic librarian alongside teaching information literacy skills to Business and Computing students and academic staff. Your day and week will be varied from developing learning materials and creating digital content for VLE’s and various teaching activities through to assisting with enquiries both face to face and over the telephone. Embedded teaching to groups will normally take place in classrooms across the campus, while and one to one drop-in support sessions – in the Library.

You will enjoy maximising the use of technologies such as reading lists and VLEs, producing and analysing reports to help evidence and communicate new approaches to colleagues and library users. You will have a flair for building and maintaining strong working relationships and understand the need for first class customer service to our student journey. Our role will require occasionally working at other campuses (currently – Birmingham and Manchester) and sites, and outside the office hours as required by the needs of the Service.

About you:

General education to degree level

Professional qualification, or working towards a professional qualification accredited by CILIP or equivalent (has to be completed within six month from the date of appointment)

Excellent IT skills with experience of email, MS Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel to intermediate level

Ability to meet the needs of learners from a wide range of backgrounds

Engaging communication and presentation skills

Experience of working in a library/information environment

Experience of library systems and services

Focused on delivering and promoting outstanding customer service

Willingness to undertake a DBS check prior to formal start date being confirmed

Evidence of Continuing Professional Development

 

About us:

QA Higher Education (QAHE) works in partnership with three different UK Universities offering a range of fully accredited UK higher education programmes from foundation level through to postgraduate degrees across modern, professional campuses in London, Birmingham and Manchester

 

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Learning Coordinator - Part Time (30- 33 Hours)

Learning

Swindon

Learning Coordinator – Based in Swindon

Are you looking for a role with flexibility?

Well this may be the perfect role for you. We are looking for someone to join our team on a minimum of 30 hours per week.

What is the Role?

To provide high quality, dedicated, administration and logistical support for our managed learning service clients. The primary function of the Learning Coordinator is to be a first point of contact for all external learning requests, as well as provide local administrative activity for the client’s specific learning programmes and training events.

  • Provide professional advice on training courses to meet customer requirements
  • Research, respond to and advise on queries for all bookings
  • Follow up on all client requests while keeping client informed of progress
  • Communicate and coordinate with other departments to resolve enquires
  • Build and maintain internal QA relationships
  • Build and maintain business relationships with clients by providing prompt and accurate service
  • Carry out tasks within the agreed time-frame
  • Foresee possible delays or complications and plan strategies to avoid or minimise them
  • Escalate matters where appropriate but aim to develop sufficient awareness of QA , the client and the MLS role in order to work independently

Financial package and benefits 

We are offering a competitive base salary (dependant on experience), Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

What do we do?

QA is one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders.  Headquarters in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative and cutting edge skills solutions to UK organisations.

Must haves (We do need the following):

  • Previous experience in a customer service role – dealing with clients via email, telephone and face to face (if possible) – preferably Business to Business
  • Experience using internal CRM’s and IT systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Word/Excel etc. at beginner level or above
  • Great people skills (sounds cliché but building relationships is a key part of this role)
  • Competent in writing emails/correspondence

If you’ve read the above, feel we are the company for you. Then apply to us today. Speak soon…

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Learning Solutions Consultant

Learning

London, Slough

Creative Learning Solutions Consultant

Slough OR London based     

OUR Role

As Learning Solutions Consultant you will be working closely with our clients to identify and capture bespoke learning and training programme requirements as well as design, propose & develop innovative and creative learning solutions.  The solutions will be both IT and non IT related and vary in scope and scale from short term digital training courses to large scale lengthy programmes involving a blend of multiple learning interventions – eLearning, video, classroom, virtual classroom, etc. Ideally you will have a technical and learning background giving you the knowledge to create innovative, purposeful, blending learning solutions. You will enjoy engaging with strategic stakeholders, work with our Subject Matter Experts when required to pioneer innovative learning and development solutions that ensure effective learning transfer and evaluating effectiveness of learning and employee performance.

Your background might be an Instructional Designer or Training Manager or L&D Manager or Blended Learning Designer who enjoys creating forward thinking training programmes and is fully versed in designing bespoke, blended learning solutions.

YOUR Experience

  • Direct experience of working in a learning design and development team
  • Strong capability to engage at all levels and demonstrate strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Proven experience and capability of designing and developing blended learning programmes
  • Demonstrable track record in writing, presentation and communication skills with ability to structure large proposals and bids
  • Understanding of learning assessment methods to ensure success of programmes can be evaluated and measured
  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Willingness to innovate and try new tools, technologies or approaches
  • A solution oriented mind-set
  • Creative and innovative

About Us:

QA delivers market leading learning services through four distinct business units, providing professional and IT training to private and public sector organisations, apprenticeships and higher education.  We have won numerous awards for excellence, customer service and innovation.  We are set apart by our scale, capability and customer centric approach that delivers real business return to our customers.

 

In return we offer an excellent remuneration package with company benefits and development opportunities to enable you to reach your full potential.

 

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Learning Solutions Consultant (Junior)

Learning

London, Slough

Learning Solutions Consultant (Junior)        

Slough OR London based     

OUR Role

As Learning Solutions Consultant you will be working closely with our clients to identify and capture training requirements - working on the design, proposing & developing innovative and creative learning solutions.  The solutions will be both IT and non IT related and vary in scope and scale from short term training courses to large scale lengthy programmes. Ideally you will have a technical and learning background giving you the knowledge to create innovative, purposeful, blending learning solutions. You will enjoy engaging with strategic stakeholders, work with our Subject Matter Experts when required to create learning solutions, ensuring our clients can evaluate ROI and employee performance.

Your background might be an Instructional Designer or Training / L&D Lead who enjoys creating forward thinking training programmes and is knowledgeable in designing bespoke, blended learning solutions.                    

YOUR Experience

  • Direct experience of working in a learning design and development team
  • Strong capability to engage at all levels and demonstrate strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Proven experience and capability of designing and developing blended learning programmes
  • Understanding of learning assessment methods to ensure success of programmes can be evaluated and measured
  • Demonstrable track record in writing, presentation and communication skills with ability to structure large proposals and bids
  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Willingness to innovate and try new tools or approaches
  • A solution oriented mind-set
  • Creative and innovative

About Us:

QA delivers market leading learning services through four distinct business units, providing professional and IT training to private and public sector organisations, apprenticeships and higher education.  We have won numerous awards for excellence, customer service and innovation.  We are set apart by our scale, capability and customer centric approach that delivers real business return to our customers.

 

In return we offer an excellent remuneration package with company benefits and development opportunities to enable you to reach your full potential.

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Learning Solutions Consultant

Learning, Government & Defence

Cheltenham

Creative Learning Solutions Consultant / Programme Leader       

Cheltenham OR London based – ability to go through DV Clearance Required    

OUR Role

As Learning Solutions Consultant your will be working directly with the Director of HMG & Defence. Our role will be to work closely with our key client to identify and capture bespoke training and programme requirements as well as design, propose & develop innovative and creative learning solutions.  The solutions will be both IT and non IT related and vary in scope and scale from short term training courses to large scale lengthy programmes involving multiple interventions and topics. Ideally you will have a technical and learning background giving you the knowledge to create innovative, purposeful, blending learning solutions. You will enjoy engaging with strategic stakeholders, work with our Subject Matter Experts when required to pioneer learning and education to the next level, ensuring our Government Client can evaluate ROI and employee performance.

Your background might be an Account Director within a Learning OR Education provider or an HE  Programme Leader who enjoys creating forward thinking programmes OR a Learning Specialist fully versed in designing bespoke, blended learning solutions.                    

YOUR Experience

Direct experience of large scale learning services

Able to engage at all levels and demonstrate strong interpersonal and relationship management skills

Knowledge and understanding of learning and development design methodologies

Knowledge and understanding of learning assessment and evaluation models

Capable of designing and developing large scale complex learning programmes

Effective commercial acumen and ability to make commercial decisions

Knowledge and understanding of ‘Cyber Security’ and the ‘Cyber Security’ landscape to a foundation/fundamental level

Credible understanding of wider technology landscape and technology environments

Exemplary writing, presentation and communication skills with ability to structure large proposals and bids

Demonstrable track record of successful account development

Proven experience of selling/consulting in a service based contract environment

Ability to demonstrate delivery of effective consultative sales methods

Ability to work independently with creativity

Self-motivated, self-starter, entrepreneurial approach to business

About Us:

QA delivers market leading learning services through four distinct business units, providing professional and IT training to private and public sector organisations, apprenticeships and higher education.  We have won numerous awards for excellence, customer service and innovation.  We are set apart by our scale, capability and customer centric approach that delivers real business return to our customers.

 

In return we offer an excellent remuneration package with company benefits and development opportunities to enable you to reach your full potential.

 

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Lecturer, Business & Management Disciplines Birmingham OR Manchester

Higher Education

Birmingham, Manchester

Lecturer – Business & Management and Computing & IT

QA Higher Education – Birmingham OR Manchester

 

Due to planned growth of our “Out of Hours” provision, we are seeking to enhance our faculty of experienced HE lecturers. Campus teaching hours are (do you have availablity for some of the days and times below?)

Monday 17.45 – 21.00

Tuesday 17.45 – 21.00

Wednesday 17.45 – 21.00

Thursday 17.45 – 21.00

Saturday 09.00 – 17.00

Sunday 09.00 – 17.00

 

The Role

Lecturers will be responsible for the student progress and academic achievement.

Duties include, but are not limited to;

Plan, prepare, teach/deliver modules and support student’s learning on a range of programmes and related subject areas

Provide guidance, support and tutorship for student groups and individuals as appropriate.

Meet partnership and internal quality assurance processes in relation to programmes

Carry out academic administration duties as required

Maintain personal and professional development in line with agreed appraisal and development programme in order to enhance personal knowledge and contribution to relevant activities. 

YOUR experience:

Applicants should have suitable and relative teaching experience and should hold a Post Graduate degree in a relevant subject area. PhD holders with current publications are welcomed. A teaching qualification and membership of the HEA would be advantageous.

QAHE

QA Higher Education (QAHE) works in partnership with three different UK Universities to deliver a range of undergraduate and post graduate programmes in Business, Management, Marketing and Computing at its branch campuses in London, Birmingham and Manchester.  Its focus is on delivery of high quality learning and teaching to facilitate excellent student outcomes.

 

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Lecturer - Functional Maths and Accountancy

Higher Education

Birmingham

Lecturer – Functional Maths and Accountancy

QA Higher Education – Birmingham

Our Business School is seeking to enhance our faculty of experienced HE lecturers. Of particular interest are applicants who are experienced teaching Accountancy (level 4/5) and Functional Maths (Level 3/4)

The Role

As a lecturer you will be responsible for the student progress and academic achievement. Duties include, but are not limited to;

Plan, prepare, teach/deliver modules and support student’s learning on a range of programmes and related subject areas

Provide guidance, support and tutorship for student groups and individuals as appropriate.

Meet partnership and internal quality assurance processes in relation to programmes

Carry out academic administration duties as required

Maintain personal and professional development in line with agreed appraisal and development programme in order to enhance personal knowledge and contribution to relevant activities. 

YOUR experience:

Applicants should hold a Post Graduate / professional qualifications with suitable and relative teaching experience from foundation level upwards.  Lecturers should have experience of teaching varied learners home and international, and be able to use strategies to engage learners at all levels. A teaching qualification and membership of the HEA would be highly desirable.

QAHE

QA Higher Education (QAHE) works in partnership with three different UK Universities to deliver a range of undergraduate and post graduate programmes in Business, Management, Marketing and Computing at its branch campuses in London, Birmingham and Manchester.  Its focus is on delivery of high quality learning and teaching to facilitate excellent student outcomes.

Selected interviews to take place W/C 9th  April 2018

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Management ASSESSOR / Skills Coach - Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship

Apprenticeships

Birmingham

COACH / ASSESSOR - Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship 

Birmingham (Degree Students)

QAs Degree Apprenticeship is a highly innovative work-based programme, which has expanded rapidly since its launch in 2015, with strong retention and outcomes for apprentices. Our degree apprentices work for clients including FTSE100 businesses, central government departments, wider public sector organisations and small technology companies. The Apprenticeship division is part of QA, the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services training and education. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

OUR Role: Industry & / OR Trainer, Assessor Candidates Welcome to Apply   

Working within our Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship Programme you will ideally have previous experience in coaching, mentoring & assessing groups of adults towards the achievement of Leadership & Management degree qualifications.

Having a long term caseload of around 50 students, you will engage and organise with our learners to complete planned assessments at the work base on leadership & management subjects in a range of business sectors to support degree apprentices

Your approach, organisation, proactivity and coaching skills will help retain learners and ensure each student achieves their assigned projects and qualification in line with the targets and objectives you have agreed in the Individual Learning Plan.

We are challenging, demanding and supportive with 100% staff retention. Consider us if you are wanting to implement our vision of stunningly high quality leadership and management degree apprenticeships.

(As the programme is expanding, we will be RECRUITING Nationally – Leeds, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham, London, and Reading)

YOUR experience:

A Degree or other Higher Education Qualification in Leadership and/or Management would be desirable, but significant sector experience or significant experience in the delivery of Management related qualifications/apprenticeships will also be considered.

Willingness to gain Coaching and Assessor Qualifications within 12 months of commencing employment.

Willingness to work towards a degree or other higher level qualifications in relevant sector areas.

The ability to provide inspiring coaching sessions to degree apprentices

Excellent communication skills

Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners

Ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achievement

 

We look forward to hearing from you today.

 

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Management ASSESSOR/ Skills Coach - Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship

Apprenticeships

Bristol

COACH / ASSESSOR - Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship 

Bristol (Degree Students)

QAs Degree Apprenticeship is a highly innovative work-based programme, which has expanded rapidly since its launch in 2015, with strong retention and outcomes for apprentices. Our degree apprentices work for clients including FTSE100 businesses, central government departments, wider public sector organisations and small technology companies. The Apprenticeship division is part of QA, the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services training and education. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

OUR Role: Industry & / OR Trainer, Assessor Candidates Welcome to Apply   

Working within our Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship Programme you will ideally have previous experience in coaching, mentoring & assessing groups of adults towards the achievement of Leadership & Management degree qualifications.

Having a long term caseload of around 50 students, you will engage and organise with our learners to complete planned assessments at the work base on leadership & management subjects in a range of business sectors to support degree apprentices

Your approach, organisation, proactivity and coaching skills will help retain learners and ensure each student achieves their assigned projects and qualification in line with the targets and objectives you have agreed in the Individual Learning Plan.

We are challenging, demanding and supportive with 100% staff retention. Consider us if you are wanting to implement our vision of stunningly high quality leadership and management degree apprenticeships.

(As the programme is expanding, we will be RECRUITING Nationally – Leeds, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham, London, and Reading)

YOUR experience:

A Degree or other Higher Education Qualification in Leadership and/or Management would be desirable, but significant sector experience or significant experience in the delivery of Management related qualifications/apprenticeships will also be considered.

Willingness to gain Coaching and Assessor Qualifications within 12 months of commencing employment.

Willingness to work towards a degree or other higher level qualifications in relevant sector areas.

The ability to provide inspiring coaching sessions to degree apprentices

Excellent communication skills

Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners

Ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achievement

 

We look forward to hearing from you today.

 

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Management ASSESSOR / Skills Coach - Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship

Apprenticeships

London, Reading

COACH / ASSESSOR - Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship 

London or Reading (Degree Students)

QAs Degree Apprenticeship is a highly innovative work-based programme, which has expanded rapidly since its launch in 2015, with strong retention and outcomes for apprentices. Our degree apprentices work for clients including FTSE100 businesses, central government departments, wider public sector organisations and small technology companies. The Apprenticeship division is part of QA, the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services training and education. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

OUR Role: Industry & / OR Trainer, Assessor Candidates Welcome to Apply   

Working within our Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship Programme you will ideally have previous experience in coaching, mentoring & assessing groups of adults towards the achievement of Leadership & Management degree qualifications.

Having a long term caseload of around 50 students, you will engage and organise with our learners to complete planned assessments at the work base on leadership & management subjects in a range of business sectors to support degree apprentices

Your approach, organisation, proactivity and coaching skills will help retain learners and ensure each student achieves their assigned projects and qualification in line with the targets and objectives you have agreed in the Individual Learning Plan.

We are challenging, demanding and supportive with 100% staff retention. Consider us if you are wanting to implement our vision of stunningly high quality leadership and management degree apprenticeships.

(As the programme is expanding, we will be RECRUITING Nationally – Leeds, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham, London, and Reading)

YOUR experience:

A Degree or other Higher Education Qualification in Leadership and/or Management would be desirable, but significant sector experience or significant experience in the delivery of Management related qualifications/apprenticeships will also be considered.

Willingness to gain Coaching and Assessor Qualifications within 12 months of commencing employment.

Willingness to work towards a degree or other higher level qualifications in relevant sector areas.

The ability to provide inspiring coaching sessions to degree apprentices

Excellent communication skills

Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners

Ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achievement

 

We look forward to hearing from you today.

 

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New Business Executive

Learning

Birmingham

New Business Executives x2

Based in Birmingham, West Midlands

Salary: c£25-35k DOE

Commission: Competitive

Division: QA Learning

 

Do you thrive in challenging situations?

Do you want to be truly rewarded for your dedication and hard work?

 

The Role?

We are looking for two new business executives to come into an established team, who are ready for a new challenge! As a new business executive it will be up to you to find opportunities in dormant customer records and develop strong long-lasting relationships with new clients whose accounts you will then manage and grow.

You will have daily and monthly targets and KPIs to achieve, including 120 minutes of on-the-phone cold calling time daily to new potential clients. You will be responsible for visiting new clients to improve relationships and gain a greater understanding of the business needs, so that you can sell the right solution to them. You will be given 200-300 records of potential clients who you will be tasked with cold calling and building relationships with, whilst following up occasional leads generated by the marketing department in a timely fashion. Along with building strong relationships, you will need to be forward-thinking in calling multiple buying points within each account to position the relevant curriculum areas and increase spend per customer.

You will have free-reign within your vertical and across the East and West Midlands to sell over 1,500 courses and certifications into Small Medium Enterprises (SME’s) of up to 2000 employees, offering a bespoke training experience which businesses will greatly benefit from.

You must be adaptable, personable and be able to tailor your sales approach to the different decision makers you speak to, to ensure that you can really discover the training needs of a business and sell the right solution.

 

Experience required?

This would be an ideal position for a highly driven, entrepreneurial and self-motivated individual who thrives in a new business environment. You will need to be able to take complete ownership of your desk and build a strong client base.

You must be comfortable and confident to cold-call new businesses, and be able to build rapport and relationships quickly on the phone.

A proven track record and experience in new business, telesales, business development or similar is essential.

 

Financial Package and Benefits?

We understand that as an experienced sales professional you are not easy to prise away from the success you have built, therefore we are offering a competitive base salary of up to £35k per annum and a competitive commission package. Other benefits include Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme. Standard working hours are Mon-Friday 9am-5:30pm, but there could be the potential for Mon-Friday 10am-4pm.

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PA to CEO

Central Services

London

Personal Assistant to CEO & Board Members London, Cannon Street      

OUR Role:

As Personal Assistant you will have the experience to provide full secretarial support to our CEO, Board Members & Shareholders. You will have the ability and skills to provide confidential, administrative support, taking full responsibility for the organisation of various company events and projects as required. Our role is challenging and fast-paced, not for the fainthearted but at the same time rewarding and fulfilling. You will be well versed with diary management, arranging travel, organising meetings often with complex logistics, undertaking a variety of projects, compiling and producing month end reports, preparation of PowerPoint presentations, reports, graphs and statistical information, copywriting, proofreading and much more. Supporting the Executive Team we will have a further PA and Team Assistant, and your responsibility will also include managing the teams’ workload and performance, and ensuring cover as necessary. 

YOUR experience:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate confidentially and influence at all levels, especially Board level
  • Have sound judgement and the confidence to make decisions on behalf of the CEO and other directors as necessary
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills are essential to meet deadlines, often at short notice
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and manage time to meet changing business needs
  • Be diligent, methodical, accurate and numerate
  • Robust, patient, able to work under pressure and yet maintain a positive attitude at all times
  • Proactive and flexible with a willingness to undertake new tasks readily
  • Able to foresee potential issues, problem solve and get buy-in from colleagues to get solutions quickly and effectively
  • Ability to manage multiple complex diaries
  • Significant Board level experience
  • Experience of managing team members
  • 65 wpm typing speed
  • Fully PC literate and extensive experience in using MS Office applications to advanced level
  • Secretarial qualification preferred, but not essential

About us:

QA Ltd - Following over thirty years of dynamic growth and innovation, backed by private equity, over the last 10 years our turnover has grown 5-fold through a mixture of organic growth and acquisition to over £200 million per year.   With our Private Equity partnership firmly in place, it’s exciting times for QA as over the next 5 years we aim to more than double our current turnover through further organic growth including new business start-ups as well as acquisitions. This in turn gives all our employees the excellent platform to excel, develop and grow.  

 

Your remuneration package will be competitive and match your skills and seniority.

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Partner Solutions Coordinator

Learning

Swindon

Partner Solutions Coordinator

Join the QA Team in Swindon as a Partner Solutions Coordinator

What is the role?

To provide high quality, administration and logistical support within the Partner Solutions team. The primary function of the Partner Solutions Coordinator is to be a first point of contact for our customer first stage queries, dealing with those queries and escalating where necessary.

  • Obtain and provide quotes for various training needs in accordance with client specific rates and standard QA rates
  • Research, respond and advise on queries for suppliers courses
  • Establish and manage relationships with all suppliers and ensure that the relevant systems are kept up to date
  • Confirm bookings on booking system (including raising and issuing Purchase orders) and process via agreed timescales
  • Confirm with suppliers bookings received
  • Ensure Suppliers are aware of QA standard payment terms and work with our Finance team to ensure that courses requiring prepayment are managed effectively
  • Work with sales team to confirm bookings in a timely manner
  • Follow up with suppliers for delegate joining instructions
  • Process all cancellations and transfers
  • Logistical arrangements for onsite training (co-ordinating between booker and supplier)
  • Escalate matters where appropriate but aim to develop sufficient awareness of QA and the client in order to work

What we offer?

No one wants to work for free so here’s what we give you:

A highly competitive base salary dependent on experience, pension scheme, 25 days of annual leave plus 2 days of paid charity leave!

We offer 3 days of training and over 1,200 courses to pick from, season ticket loan, discounted gym membership and cycle to scheme are part of the package too. If that’s not enough we have dress down Fridays!

What do we do?

QA is one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders. Headquarters in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative and cutting edge skills solutions to UK organisations.

Must haves (We do need the following):

  • High standard of numeracy and literacy
  • Ability to work alone or part of a team
  • Methodical and accurate approach to tasks
  • Customer focused
  • Good communication skills written, face to face and written
  • Ability to multi - task and prioritise workload

If you’ve read the above, feel we are the company for you. Then apply to us today. Speak soon…

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Payroll Specialist

Central Services

Slough

Payroll Specialist   

Slough  

OUR ROLE

As an experienced Payroll Specialist you will have the knowledge and skills to provide full administrative support and assistance to the payroll team to deliver payroll goals and objectives. You will have dealt with and be able to manage all aspects of QA’s payroll with our outsourced provider ensuring that our payroll is processed with 100% accuracy, on-time on a month-to-month basis. You will be well versed with handling all types of payroll queries ensuring we respond to our colleagues professionally, knowledgeably and in good time.  It will be a must to have a good working knowledge of excel as manual calculations are an essential part of the job.  

YOUR EXPERIENCE

Excellent attention to detail

Payroll administration experience with proven success in demonstrating written and communication skills.

Ability to prioritise and ensure that tasks are completed accurately.

Ability to multi-task, maintain a level head when under pressure, think ahead and to work to deadlines.

Good organisational skills with experience of managing/liaising with outsourced providers would be preferable.

Excellent IT skills (Word and Excel).

 

ABOUT US

QA delivers market leading learning services through four distinct business units, providing professional and IT training to private and public sector organisations, apprenticeships and higher education.  We have won numerous awards for excellence, customer service and innovation.  We are set apart by our scale, capability and customer centric approach that delivers real business return to our customers.

 

In return we offer an excellent remuneration package with company benefits and development opportunities to enable you to reach your full potential.

 

 

 

 

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Programme Administrator - Degree Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

London

Formed in 2009, QA Apprenticeships (QAA) is the first IT apprenticeships business rated Ofsted Grade 1 Outstanding. We are an award-winning provider, offering IT, developer, digital marketing, project management and business apprenticeships throughout England and Scotland. Our apprentices work with industry leaders including Atos, British Gas, BskyB and Cisco. We have won the coveted Apprenticeship Programme of the Year award for three consecutive years at The Learning Awards 2012, 2013 & 2014, and we are the leading apprenticeship partner for Microsoft, Oracle, HPE, Cisco and Association of Project Management

We are looking to recruit a Programme Administrator to support our Degree Apprenticeships Team in delivering our advanced Apprenticeship Programme.

You will be based in our office in London (Tower Hill, 2 minutes’ walk from the tube station). This new role is full-time, permanent and has plenty of growth potential.

As the Programme Administrator, you will:

  • Provide effective and efficient administrative support to all degree programmes
  • Manage registrations and student queries via email and phone
  • Support the scheduling booking system
  • Take responsibility the University registrations and Examination Board preparation
  • Support Moderation processes at the end of each term
  • Support student allocations

As the Programme Administrator, you will have:

  • Extensive administrative experience within the education sector
  • Experience of multi-tasking and delivery to agreed timescale
  • Experience of managing and prioritising complex workloads
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational, problem-solving and planning skills
  • Excellent literacy and numerical skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability to change

Sounds interesting? Please apply with your CV, we look forward to talking to you.

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Programme Administrator

Higher Education

London

Programme Administrator – London

What is the role?

As a programme administrator you will be responsible for the following

  • To provide effective and efficient administrative support and guidance to all programmes
  • To provide information, advice and support with regards to academic related queries to Programme Leaders and Module Tutors
  • To manage academic related student queries providing exceptional customer service to our students
  • To collate and maintain accurate student results records
  • To provide assistance to Programme Leaders with University Progression and Awards Exam Boards
  • To ensure all Post Exam Board communications are sent out to students efficiently
  • To build a strong relationship with key contacts at our Partner Universities and to ensure full knowledge of University policies, regulation and procedures
  • To work as part of a team and provide support to other departments as and when required

Financial package and benefits 

We are offering a competitive base salary (dependant on experience), Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Extensive administration experience to a high level – ideally within education sector
  • Experience using SITS or similar student records management systems – not essential
  • Work effectively under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Listening and following instructions to the highest level of accuracy
  • The ability to operate well within a team environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good organisational, problem-solving and planning skills
  • Excellent literacy and numerical skills
  • Flexible and adaptable to change

About US

QA is recognised worldwide for the quality of its education and as one of the largest established education providers in the UK. QA Higher Education is engaged in a number of joint ventures with leading UK universities to provide high-quality programmes from foundation to taught masters and everything in between. The purpose-built campuses provide state of the art facilities and our team of staff and academics have a real passion for all aspects of higher education learning and development.

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Programme Administrator

Higher Education

London

Programme Administrator – London

Fixed term contract - 18 months

What is the role?

As a programme administrator you will be responsible for the following

  • To provide effective and efficient administrative support and guidance to all programmes
  • To provide information, advice and support with regards to academic related queries to Programme Leaders and Module Tutors
  • To manage academic related student queries providing exceptional customer service to our students
  • To collate and maintain accurate student results records
  • To provide assistance to Programme Leaders with University Progression and Awards Exam Boards
  • To ensure all Post Exam Board communications are sent out to students efficiently
  • To build a strong relationship with key contacts at our Partner Universities and to ensure full knowledge of University policies, regulation and procedures
  • To work as part of a team and provide support to other departments as and when required

Financial package and benefits 

We are offering a competitive base salary (dependant on experience), Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Extensive administration experience to a high level – ideally within education sector
  • Experience using SITS or similar student records management systems – not essential
  • Work effectively under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Listening and following instructions to the highest level of accuracy
  • The ability to operate well within a team environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good organisational, problem-solving and planning skills
  • Excellent literacy and numerical skills
  • Flexible and adaptable to change

About US

QA is recognised worldwide for the quality of its education and as one of the largest established education providers in the UK. QA Higher Education is engaged in a number of joint ventures with leading UK universities to provide high-quality programmes from foundation to taught masters and everything in between. The purpose-built campuses provide state of the art facilities and our team of staff and academics have a real passion for all aspects of higher education learning and development.

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Programme Leader - Cyber Security Degree Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

Birmingham, London

Programme Leader – Cyber Security Degree Apprenticeships

Flexible location

QAs Degree Apprenticeships are a pedagogically innovative, work-based programme that has expanded rapidly since its launch in 2015. QA is now working to add the new Cyber Security Degree Apprenticeship to our portfolio of programmes and we are looking for a Programme Leader to manage the new programme. Our degree apprentices work for varied clients including FTSE100 businesses, central government departments, wider public sector organisations and small technology companies. The Apprenticeship division is part of QA, the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services training and education. Our multi-award winning programmes received the highest possible grade by Ofsted, with ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

OUR Role:

As Programme Leader you will be responsible for the academic management and development of the BSc Cyber Security Technical Professional Degree Apprenticeship programme. We are looking for an individual who can display strong aptitude for people management to lead our team of lecturers, alongside having a rigorous approach to quality of teaching, learning and assessment. You will be responsible for managing this work-based blended learning programme, alongside spending up to a maximum of 50% of the role on module leadership and teaching. As our Degree Apprenticeships are delivered as collaborative provision, you will be responsible for developing excellent working relationships with our University partners.  

With the Associate, Director for Degree Apprenticeships and Academic Team, we work as a close-knit, broadly self-managed team, sharing teaching experiences and new ideas. We challenge each other and work determinedly and efficiently, to reach ever improving teaching and learning standards and outcomes.

Having a passion for teaching, imparting knowledge and engendering new skills and behaviours, keeping up to date in an ever-changing world, and importantly role-modelling your interest in inquiring into organisations to promote the professional development of our degree apprentices, are all needed for this varied, evolving role.  

YOUR experience:

Programme management experience desirable or having a the potential skills would also be welcome  

Ideally have some people management and leadership skills

Relevant postgraduate qualifications or equivalent - essential

PhD - highly desirable

HEA qualifications – preferred  

Lecturing experience and technical expertise in IT/Tech/Computing in the HE sector

Experience of delivering, working within, or contributing to Degree Apprenticeships would be an advantage. However, any blended learning or work-based programme experience would be welcome.

 

We look forward to hearing from you

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Programme Manager – Senior Leader Degree Apprenticeship

Higher Education

London

Programme Leader – Senior Leader Level 7 Degree Apprenticeship

London  

QA’s Degree Apprenticeships are a pedagogically innovative, work-based programmes that have expanded rapidly since their launch in 2015. QA is adding the new Level 7 Senior Leader Degree Apprenticeship to our portfolio of programmes.  As a result, we are seeking to employ an experienced Programme Leader to provide strong leadership and ensure that the programmes are reflective both of the latest developments in the subject area and teaching and learning innovation aligned to employer needs. The candidate must also have experience in managing the detail of Level 7 programmes and evidence high levels of stakeholder and customer satisfaction.

Our degree apprentices work for varied clients including FTSE100 businesses, central government departments, wider public sector organisations and small technology companies. The Apprenticeship division is part of QA, the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services training and education. Our multi-award winning programmes received the highest possible grade by Ofsted, with ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

OUR Role:

As Programme Leader you will be responsible for the academic management and development the portfolio of Programmes that have been designed to meet the Senior Leader Degree Apprenticeship Standards. We are looking for an individual who can display strong aptitude for people management to lead our team of lecturers, alongside having a rigorous approach to quality of teaching, learning and assessment. You will be responsible for managing this work-based blended learning programme for both the Senior Leader Degree Apprenticeships alongside spending up to a maximum of 50% on module leadership and teaching. As our Degree Apprenticeships are delivered as collaborative provision, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining excellent working relationships with the appropriate University partners.  QA’s Degree Apprenticeship programmes are a collaboration between the QA Apprenticeship and QA Higher Education divisions. You will be employed in QA Higher Education and should expect to work closely with QA Apprenticeship colleagues.  This approach provides an opportunity to integrate the strengths of great client intelligence and apprenticeship support with that of academic excellence, developed with our university partners and through interaction with the academe including the latest scholarship on management education.  We believe that the desire to challenge each other and the sharing of experiences and ideas, creates an environment that improves our learning standards and outcomes.

Having a passion for teaching, imparting knowledge and engendering new skills and behaviours, keeping up to date in an ever-changing world, and importantly role-modelling your interest in inquiring into organisations to promote the professional development of our degree apprentices, are all needed for this varied, evolving role.  

YOUR experience:

Programme management and line management experience essential, as is being research active (especially as regards management education) and holding a PhD in Management or Leadership

HEA qualifications – preferred  

Lecturing experience; more than one subject area within the specialisms of Management and/or Leadership

 

Experience of delivering, working within, or contributing to Degree Apprenticeships would be an advantage. Equally, any blended learning or work-based programme experience would be welcome.

We look forward to hearing from you 

 
 

 

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Project Management Assessor - London

Apprenticeships

London

Are you an Assessor looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a passion for Project Management?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a skills coach you will be managing a case load of apprentices on our apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them and their employers.

You will maintain regular contact with your learners and their employers to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression for the learner. You will be very hands on in ensuring the learner completes scheduled assessments, tasks and presentations.  

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through your CAVA training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!

Your team

Based in London, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification accompanied with significant industry experience in project management.

You would need to have experience of working in a management position, or a degree/masters degree in a management/leadership specific subject.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. 

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Project Management Assessor - Reading and Thames Valley

Apprenticeships

Home-Based

Are you a skills coach looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a passion for Project Management?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a skills coach you will be managing a case load of apprentices on our apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them and their employers.

You will maintain regular contact with your learners and their employers to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression for the learner. You will be very hands on in ensuring the learner completes scheduled assessments, tasks and presentations.  

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through your CAVA training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!

Your team

Based in the Reading/Thames Valley area, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification accompanied with significant industry experience in project management.

You would need to have experience of working in a management position, or a degree/masters degree in a management/leadership specific subject.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. 

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Project Management Assessor - Birmingham

Apprenticeships

Birmingham

Project Management Assessor / TUTOR - Birmingham 

QA Apprenticeship Programme  

QA Apprenticeship Programme (part of the QA Group www.qa.com) - As one of the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

OUR Role:

Working within our Apprenticeship Programme you will ideally have previous experience in coaching, mentoring, training & assessing groups of adults ideally to the achievement a vocational Apprenticeship qualification or trained and mentored others within the workplace. 

Having an average caseload of around 40-45, you will engage and organise with our learners to complete planned assessments and training in PROJECT MANAGEMENT as per the qualification curriculum.

Your approach, organisation, proactivity and coaching skills will help retain learners and ensure each student achieves their assigned projects and qualification in line with the targets and objectives you have agreed in the Individual Learning Plan.

Your Quality Assurance activities and knowledge will ensure processes and procedures are maintained and in line with company and government standards. 

 

YOUR experience:

  • A Degree, Higher Education Qualification in Project Management or significant industry experience
  • Willingness to gain Assessor Award within 3 months of commencing employment
  • GCSE or equivalent in Mathematics and English at Grade C or above 
  • CAVA / A1 assessor award (not essential)
  • Recognised Project Management qualifications such as PMI CAPM, Prince2, APMP, MSP
  • Project management knowledge and experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to identify individual learner needs
  • Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners
  • Understanding of equality and diversity issues and how these impact on the assessment process
  • Ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achievement

Your remuneration package will be competitive and match your skills and seniority.

If you have read the above and feel this is the right role for you, then apply today...

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Project Management Assessor - Brighton

Apprenticeships

Brighton

Project Management Assessor / Tutor     

QA Apprenticeship Programme  

QA Apprenticeship Programme (part of the QA Group www.qa.com) - As one of the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

OUR Role:

Working within our Apprenticeship Programme you will ideally have previous experience in coaching, mentoring, training & assessing groups of adults ideally to the achievement a vocational Apprenticeship qualification or trained and mentored others within the workplace. 

Having an average caseload of around 40-45, you will engage and organise with our learners to complete planned assessments and training in PROJECT MANAGEMENT as per the qualification curriculum.

Your approach, organisation, proactivity and coaching skills will help retain learners and ensure each student achieves their assigned projects and qualification in line with the targets and objectives you have agreed in the Individual Learning Plan.

Your Quality Assurance activities and knowledge will ensure processes and procedures are maintained and in line with company and government standards. 

 

YOUR experience:

  • A Degree, Higher Education Qualification in Project Management or significant industry experience
  • Willingness to gain Assessor Award within 3 months of commencing employment
  • GCSE or equivalent in Mathematics and English at Grade C or above 
  • CAVA / A1 assessor award (not essential)
  • Recognised Project Management qualifications such as PMI CAPM, Prince2, APMP, MSP
  • Project management knowledge and experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to identify individual learner needs
  • Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners
  • Understanding of equality and diversity issues and how these impact on the assessment process
  • Ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achievement

Your remuneration package will be competitive and match your skills and seniority.

If you have read the above and feel this is the right role for you, then apply today...

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Project Management Assessor -Leeds

Apprenticeships

Leeds

QA Apprenticeship Programme  

QA Apprenticeship Programme (part of the QA Group www.qa.com) - As one of the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

OUR Role:

Working within our Apprenticeship Programme you will ideally have previous experience in coaching, mentoring, training & assessing groups of adults ideally to the achievement a vocational Apprenticeship qualification or trained and mentored others within the workplace. 

Having an average caseload of around 40-45, you will engage and organise with our learners to complete planned assessments and training in PROJECT MANAGEMENT as per the qualification curriculum.

Your approach, organisation, proactivity and coaching skills will help retain learners and ensure each student achieves their assigned projects and qualification in line with the targets and objectives you have agreed in the Individual Learning Plan.

Your Quality Assurance activities and knowledge will ensure processes and procedures are maintained and in line with company and government standards. 

 

YOUR experience:

A Degree, Higher Education Qualification in Project Management or significant industry experience - essential

Willingness to gain Assessor Award within 3 months of commencing employment

GCSE or equivalent in Mathematics and English at Grade C or above    

CAVA / A1 assessor award (not essential)

Recognised Project Management qualifications such as: PMI CAPM, Prince2, APMP, MSP

Project management knowledge and experience

Excellent communication skills

Ability to identify individual learner needs

Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners

Understanding of equality and diversity issues and how these impact on the assessment process

Ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achievement

 

Your remuneration package will be competitive and match your skills and expereince.

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Project Management Assessor - Manchester

Apprenticeships

Manchester

Are you an Assessor looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a passion for Project Management?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a skills coach you will be managing a case load of apprentices on our apprenticeship programme. You will be supporting learners through successful completion of their programme by providing guidance and support to them and their employers.

You will maintain regular contact with your learners and their employers to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression for the learner. You will be very hands on in ensuring the learner completes scheduled assessments, tasks and presentations.  

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through your CAVA training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!

Your team

Based in Manchester, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification accompanied with significant industry experience in project management.

You would need to have experience of working in a management position, or a degree/masters degree in a management/leadership specific subject.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. 

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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QAA Scheduling Co-Ordinator

Learning

Slough

Loud, outgoing and process focused! Does this sound like the sort of environment you would like to work in?

Then keep reading to find out more…

What is the role?

As part of our Scheduling Team, you will be responsible for supporting our wide-ranging client base, managing our Tutors diaries effectively and internal venues to ensure our Apprentices receive our Ofsted Outstanding graded courses.

Dealing with high volumes of emails and calls from our internal teams, in this role you will need to be process focused on the ability to multitask. You will be required to prioritise your ever-evolving workload as well as troubleshooting any issues.

With this in mind you will be given support whilst you learn the role…

How will we support you?

It’s really important to make sure you have the support required to deal with this busy but challenging position as it will take you six months for you to really understand the role. Your Manager Melissa has been with QA for over 17 years and has a wealth of experience to help guide you.

You will have an in-depth 1-2-1 training programme to get you up to speed in the first week as well as a dedicated mentor for the first three months.

You will be joining a direct team of two, but part of large scheduling department who like to create a loud, fun & friendly environment.

Financial package and benefits 

We are offering a competitive base salary (dependant on experience), Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

What do we do?

QA is one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders.  Headquarters in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative and cutting-edge skills solutions to UK organisations.

Must haves (We do need the following):

  • Previous experience in a similar position and a busy office environment
  • Processed focus and must be able to think on your feet whilst making decisions
  • Great people skills (sounds cliché but building relationships is a key part of this role)

If you’ve read the above, feel we are the company for you. Then apply to us today. Speak soon…

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Recruitment & Conversion Officer

Higher Education

London

Recruitment and Conversion Coordinator – Based in London

QA Higher Education are looking to add to their team based in London.

What is the role?

You will be working alongside International Officers and Regional Managers. You will be responsible for the following:

  • To provide first class customer service to our partners, agents and students
  • Process applications to set guidelines and partner entry requirements
  • To be able to pre-asses, monitor and submit student applications to our admission team
  • To support recruiters with conversion as well as sales calls
  • To report on conversion rates, i.e. lead to application or lead to enrolment
  • Manage time according to workload and business needs in order to meet agreed turnaround times
  • Collaborate with admissions team and support students as well as agents with admissions requirements

Financial package and benefits

A highly competitive base salary (dependent on experience), pension scheme, 25 days of annual leave plus 2 days of paid charity leave!

We offer 3 days of training and over 1,200 courses to pick from, season ticket loan, discounted gym membership and cycle to scheme are part of the package too. If that’s not enough we have dress down Fridays!

Skills & Experience Required

  • Structured and clear communication to colleagues within the team
  • Extremely good attention to details
  • Entrepreneurial flair
  • Confident and strong sense of direction
  • Self-motivated
  • Experience in a sales environment

About US

QA is recognised worldwide for the quality of its education and as one of the largest established education providers in the UK. QA Higher Education is engaged in a number of joint ventures with leading UK universities to provide high-quality programmes from foundation to taught masters and everything in between. The purpose-built campuses provide state of the art facilities and our team of staff and academics have a real passion for all aspects of higher education learning and development.

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Recruitment and Conversion Coordinator

Higher Education

Birmingham

Recruitment and Conversion Coordinator – Based in Birmingham

QA Higher Education are looking to add to their team based in Birmingham.

What is the role?

You will be working alongside International Officers and Regional Managers. You will be responsible for the following:

  • To provide first class customer service to our partners, agents and students
  • Process applications to set guidelines and partner entry requirements
  • To be able to pre-asses, monitor and submit student applications to our admission team
  • To support recruiters with conversion as well as sales calls
  • To report on conversion rates, i.e. lead to application or lead to enrolment
  • Manage time according to workload and business needs in order to meet agreed turnaround times
  • Collaborate with admissions team and support students as well as agents with admissions requirements

Financial package and benefits

A highly competitive base salary (dependent on experience), pension scheme, 25 days of annual leave plus 2 days of paid charity leave!

We offer 3 days of training and over 1,200 courses to pick from, season ticket loan, discounted gym membership and cycle to scheme are part of the package too. If that’s not enough we have dress down Fridays!

Skills & Experience Required

  • Structured and clear communication to colleagues within the team
  • Extremely good attention to details
  • Entrepreneurial flair
  • Confident and strong sense of direction
  • Self-motivated
  • Experience in a sales environment

About US

QA is recognised worldwide for the quality of its education and as one of the largest established education providers in the UK. QA Higher Education is engaged in a number of joint ventures with leading UK universities to provide high-quality programmes from foundation to taught masters and everything in between. The purpose-built campuses provide state of the art facilities and our team of staff and academics have a real passion for all aspects of higher education learning and development.

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Regional Delivery Manager - Business Services

Apprenticeships

Swindon, Bristol

Regional Delivery Manager: Business Services

QA Apprenticeship Programme  

OUR Role:

As Regional Delivery Manager you will have the experience and leadership skills to develop, motivate, and inspire our South West based team of Business Services assessors/skills coaches to successfully deliver our various and increasing apprenticeship programmes.

You will have the skills to successfully plan, resource and manage the team and our processes to retain apprentices and achieve maximum completion rates.

You will be client focused, liaising and building strong relationships and have the ability to own and implement the delivery quality improvement plan, including conducting observations, implementation of best practice process and ensuring conformity to external body standards.

Your contribution and involvement with projects will be invaluable - in particular to support the development of new programme curriculum

Your knowledge and experience will lead the delivery of all services related to Ofsted, including SafeguardingPrevent and IAG not forgetting our own standards around policy and procedure to ensure business compliance and excellence.

 

YOUR Responsibilities:

Work with the Delivery Management Team to meet the key business strategies and objectives.

To lead, coach and mentor the team covering all areas of the people management lifecycle. 

Work with Business Manager South West to support growth of business.

Work with Training Manager relating to the schedule of training.

Ensure high levels of quality, learner satisfaction, customer satisfaction and qualifications are achieved while ensuring that costs are controlled and agreed budgets are achieved.

Monitor and agree performance of team and individuals against agreed budget and individual key performance indicators (KPIs) targets on a weekly and monthly basis.

Internally quality assure assessment practice in accordance with the organisations Internal Quality Assurance procedures and awarding body guidelines.

Conduct observation of staff performance and follow up any actions required as a result of internal or external audits.

Monitor and control staffing levels to ensure that these are sufficient to meet the organisations objectives in terms of recruitment, retention and achievement whilst maximising profitability and operational efficiency.

About Us:

QA Apprenticeship Programme (part of the QA Group www.qa.com) - As one of the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

In return, we are offering a competitive package with the opportunity to grow and develop your career further. Interested?

 

 

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Regional Delivery Manager - Business Services

Apprenticeships

London

Regional Delivery Manager: Business Services

OUR Role:

As Regional Delivery Manager you will have the experience and leadership skills to develop, motivate, and inspire our London and South East based team of Business Services assessors/skills coaches to successfully deliver our various and increasing apprenticeship programmes.

You will have the skills to successfully plan, resource and manage the team and our processes to retain apprentices and achieve maximum completion rates.

You will be client focused, liaising and building strong relationships and have the ability to own and implement the delivery quality improvement plan, including conducting observations, implementation of best practice process and ensuring conformity to external body standards.

Your contribution and involvement with projects will be invaluable - in particular to support the development of new programme curriculum

Your knowledge and experience will lead the delivery of all services related to Ofsted, including SafeguardingPrevent and IAG not forgetting our own standards around policy and procedure to ensure business compliance and excellence.

 

YOUR Responsibilities:

Work with the Delivery Management Team to meet the key business strategies and objectives.

To lead, coach and mentor the team covering all areas of the people management lifecycle. 

Work with Business Manager South East to support growth of business.

Work with Training Manager relating to the schedule of training.

Ensure high levels of quality, learner satisfaction, customer satisfaction and qualifications are achieved while ensuring that costs are controlled and agreed budgets are achieved.

Monitor and agree performance of team and individuals against agreed budget and individual key performance indicators (KPIs) targets on a weekly and monthly basis.

Internally quality assure assessment practice in accordance with the organisations Internal Quality Assurance procedures and awarding body guidelines.

Conduct observation of staff performance and follow up any actions required as a result of internal or external audits.

Monitor and control staffing levels to ensure that these are sufficient to meet the organisations objectives in terms of recruitment, retention and achievement whilst maximising profitability and operational efficiency.

About Us:

QA Apprenticeship Programme (part of the QA Group www.qa.com) - As one of the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

In return, we are offering a competitive package with the opportunity to grow and develop your career further. Interested?

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Regional Delivery Manager - Business Services

Apprenticeships

Manchester

Regional Delivery Manager: Business Services

QA Apprenticeship Programme  

OUR Role:

As Regional Delivery Manager you will have the experience and leadership skills to develop, motivate, and inspire our Manchester based team of Business Services assessors/skills coaches to successfully deliver our various and increasing apprenticeship programmes.

You will have the skills to successfully plan, resource and manage the team and our processes to retain apprentices and achieve maximum completion rates.

You will be client focused, liaising and building strong relationships and have the ability to own and implement the delivery quality improvement plan, including conducting observations, implementation of best practice process and ensuring conformity to external body standards.

Your contribution and involvement with projects will be invaluable - in particular to support the development of new programme curriculum

Your knowledge and experience will lead the delivery of all services related to Ofsted, including SafeguardingPrevent and IAG not forgetting our own standards around policy and procedure to ensure business compliance and excellence.

 

YOUR Responsibilities:

Work with the Delivery Management Team to meet the key business strategies and objectives.

To lead, coach and mentor the team covering all areas of the people management lifecycle. 

Work with Business Manager North to support growth of business.

Work with Training Manager relating to the schedule of training.

Ensure high levels of quality, learner satisfaction, customer satisfaction and qualifications are achieved while ensuring that costs are controlled and agreed budgets are achieved.

Monitor and agree performance of team and individuals against agreed budget and individual key performance indicators (KPIs) targets on a weekly and monthly basis.

Internally quality assure assessment practice in accordance with the organisations Internal Quality Assurance procedures and awarding body guidelines.

Conduct observation of staff performance and follow up any actions required as a result of internal or external audits.

Monitor and control staffing levels to ensure that these are sufficient to meet the organisations objectives in terms of recruitment, retention and achievement whilst maximising profitability and operational efficiency.

About Us:

QA Apprenticeship Programme (part of the QA Group www.qa.com) - As one of the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

In return, we are offering a competitive package with the opportunity to grow and develop your career further. Interested?  

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Regional Delivery Manager - Technical

Apprenticeships

London

Regional Delivery Manager: Technical

QA Apprenticeship Programme  

OUR Role:

As Regional Delivery Manager you will have the experience and leadership skills to develop, motivate, and inspire our London and South East based team of assessors/skills coaches to successfully deliver our various and increasing apprenticeship programmes.

You will have the skills to successfully plan, resource and manage the team and our processes to retain apprentices and achieve maximum completion rates.

You will be client focused, liaising and building strong relationships and have the ability to own and implement the delivery quality improvement plan, including conducting observations, implementation of best practice process and ensuring conformity to external body standards.

Your contribution and involvement with projects will be invaluable - in particular to support the development of new programme curriculum

Your knowledge and experience will lead the delivery of all services related to Ofsted, including SafeguardingPrevent and IAG not forgetting our own standards around policy and procedure to ensure business compliance and excellence.

 

YOUR Responsibilities:

Work with the Delivery Management Team to meet the key business strategies and objectives.

To lead, coach and mentor the team covering all areas of the people management lifecycle. 

Work with Business Manager South East to support growth of business.

Work with Training Manager relating to the schedule of training.

Ensure high levels of quality, learner satisfaction, customer satisfaction and qualifications are achieved while ensuring that costs are controlled and agreed budgets are achieved.

Monitor and agree performance of team and individuals against agreed budget and individual key performance indicators (KPIs) targets on a weekly and monthly basis.

Internally quality assure assessment practice in accordance with the organisations Internal Quality Assurance procedures and awarding body guidelines.

Conduct observation of staff performance and follow up any actions required as a result of internal or external audits.

Monitor and control staffing levels to ensure that these are sufficient to meet the organisations objectives in terms of recruitment, retention and achievement whilst maximising profitability and operational efficiency.

About Us:

QA Apprenticeship Programme (part of the QA Group www.qa.com) - As one of the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

In return, we are offering a competitive package with the opportunity to grow and develop your career further. Interested?

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Registry Team Leader

Higher Education

London

Registry Team Leader – London

The Role

To work within the Registry department as a team leader responsible for managing a team of registry coordinators, being responsible for all aspects of data recording, monitoring of data, and course support. To provide administrative support to the students and internal departments.

The main purposes of this role are:

  • Provide effective and efficient administrative support to all programmes
  • Take responsibility for attendance monitoring, follow up and reporting
  • Assist with University enrolment and re-enrolment periods
  • Assist with set up and maintenance of SITS data
  • Take responsibility for the reporting of progression and attendance data
  • Manage University examination periods
  • Support the Student Services function where necessary
  •  

Financial package and benefits

 

A highly competitive base salary, pension scheme, 25 days of annual leave plus 2 days of paid charity leave!

We offer 3 days of training and over 1,200 courses to pick from, season ticket loan, discounted gym membership and cycle to scheme are part of the package too. If that’s not enough we have dress down Fridays!

Skills & Experience Required

  • Extensive administration experience to a high level – ideally within education sector
  • Experience of leading a team of administrators
  • Experience using SITS or similar student records management systems – not essential
  • Work effectively under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Listening and following instructions to the highest level of accuracy
  • The ability to operate well within a team environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good organisational, problem-solving and planning skills
  • Excellent literacy and numerical skills
  • Flexible and adaptable to change

About US

QA is recognised worldwide for the quality of its education and as one of the largest established education providers in the UK. QA Higher Education is engaged in a number of joint ventures with leading UK universities to provide high-quality programmes from foundation to taught masters and everything in between. The purpose-built campuses provide state of the art facilities and our team of staff and academics have a real passion for all aspects of higher education learning and development.

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Sales Manager - Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

Birmingham

Sales Manager

Based in Birmingham, West Midlands

Salary: c£35-£45k+ DOE

Commission: Competitive

Division: QA Apprenticeships

 

Who are QA Apprenticeships?

QA Apprenticeships - we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'outstanding’ in all areas.

The Role?

As Sales Manager, you will be responsible for managing a current team of six account managers and two resources, ensuring that they build strong and lasting client relationships and generate apprenticeship vacancies. You will drive the team to ensure that individual and team targets and KPIs are consistently achieved through coaching, mentoring, recognising any training needs and keeping the team motivated on a daily basis.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Sales Director to deliver regular pipelines and forecasts. Under the remit of the role, you will conduct your team’s 121s, reviews, meetings, appraisals, and all other managerial duties. The team and the Sales Manager will have individual KPIs and targets. You will be required to ensure the team hit these targets through daily monitoring of activity.

This is a fantastic opportunity to grow your team, where you will be responsible for recruiting the staff that you will be managing and accountable for. You will need to have strong interviewing and selection skills to ensure that you are employing the right individuals to work alongside your current team, and have a good eye for talent and valuable skill sets in potential candidates.

You must be adaptable, personable and be able to tailor your managerial approach to the requirements of different individuals in your team, to ensure that you are really getting the best from each of your team members.

Experience required?

Previous managerial experience is essential for this role so that the successful candidate can hit the ground running. There is a strong support system and training programmes available, such as the ILM Level 3 Management certificate. A good understanding and experience of growing a team previously would be a distinct advantage. The role requires an individual who has had a proven track record in business development and building long-lasting relationships with clients so that you are able to successfully guide and mentor your team to success in these areas.

The ideal candidate will have a strong managerial background in an IT recruitment company, but this specific background is not essential.

Financial Package and Benefits?

We understand that as an experienced sales professional you are not easy to prise away from the success you have built, therefore we are offering a competitive base salary of up to £40k+ per annum and a competitive commission package. Other benefits include Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

 

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Senior Business Development Manager

Apprenticeships

London

Job description

We are looking for ambitious business development managers to sell our market leading range of apprenticeship and in-place learning programmes. With your consultative sales approach, we will provide you with all of the tools, a detailed understanding of the new Government LEVY scheme and the support to enable you to thrive and develop your career further in a rapidly developing and evolving leading edge environment.

You can be sure that your hard work and commitment will be rewarded with a generous basic salary and an uncapped lucrative commission and incentive structure.

Join QA’s elite sales team - and help keep us: Number 1 for training in the Industry.

You will be part of a successful, growing, highly driven and professional sales organisation. Your role will primarily be to expose new business opportunities within a number of existing and named central London accounts, building on existing relationships and developing new ones.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Strong new business/account management background
  • Experience in selling apprenticeships or the broader learning and development market
  • Proven proactive sales experience with demonstrable track record of success
  • Consultative Solution sales background
  • Strong understanding of sales processes
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • Energetic personality
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Self-motivated, self-starter, entrepreneurial

You will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, have an entrepreneurial spirit, and have a determined and confident character with of course excellent communication skills.

In return, we are offering a competitive package so if you are interested in joining a business on the threshold of expansion and with the support from a proven community of customer focused sales professionals then give us a call.

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) Trainer

Learning

London

Do you want to put your AWS experience to greater use?

Are you currently an Amazon Web Services qualified professional who enjoys coaching in your current role but feel your experience could be used to teach?

Then why not become an AWS Trainer!

Why apply?

If you’re based in (or near) London, had enough of contracting or your permanent role is no longer challenging you. How about doing something different and working for one of the UK’s largest Education providers, where you help others understand the world of Amazon Web Services …then this role is perfect for you.

What is the role?

Based in London (near Tower Hill tube station), you will be delivering both public scheduled and bespoke courses for all appropriate areas of QA’s AWS  Portfolio.

With our support, you will deliver/coach using face to face, e-Learning or digital AWS courses and content to all appropriate areas within QA to likeminded people. Whether they are a highly qualified professional or a beginner looking to get into the world of AWS. 

How will we support you?

Using your AWS experience, we will help you achieve your Trainer/Coaching accreditation/qualification which gives you the confidence and knowledge to teach/coach.

You will also be assigned a co-pilot/buddy to help get you up to speed throughout your training period and beyond.

Financial package and benefits 

We are offering a competitive salary (dependant on experience), private pension as well as 25 days holiday. 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Must haves:

  • Recent hands-on experience with AWS infrastructure services.
  • AWS certification
  • Experience architecting, deploying and operating Internet-scale operations
  • Experience with virtualization technologies or cloud services

Nice to have’s:

  • Linux or Windows command line skills.
  • Coding experience in one or more of Java, .NET, Perl, PHP, Ruby or Python .
  • Experience in the delivery of AWS or relevant course

 

Who are we?

As one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK. We like to help develop Service Management s and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders.  With our HQ in London and 20 training centres nationwide, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative, award winning (2016 Top 20 IT Training Companies List) & ever evolving skills solutions.

So interested? If so please apply today…

 

 

 

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Trainer: Java, C++

Learning

London

Qualified Java, C++ Trainer/Java, C++ Coach – London

Are you currently a Java, C++ Trainer/Coach who loves developing others, looking for a new challenge?

Or are you fed up with not getting the progression you have hard-work for?

Then read on…

Why apply?

If you’re qualified Java, C++ Trainer/Java, C++ Coach based in London, had enough of contracting or your permanent role is no longer challenging you. How about doing something different or working for one of the UK’s largest Education providers where you help others understand the world of Java, C++…then this role is perfect for you.

As a company, we have promoted a number of Coaches into Lead/Manager positions across the business and actively encourage employees to share ideas/practices that could make our courses more effective.

What is the role?

With our support, you will deliver/coach using face to face, e-Learning or digital Java, C++ courses and content to all appropriate areas within QA to likeminded people. Whether they are a highly qualified professional or a beginner looking to get into the world of Java, C++.  

Based in London, you will be delivering/coaching both public scheduled and bespoke courses for all appropriate areas of QA’s Java, C++ Portfolio.

How will we support you?

From day one you will be assigned a co-pilot/buddy to help get you up to speed with our processes and ensure you can help deliver our award-winning Java, C++ programmes.

Financial package and benefits 

We are offering a competitive financial package (dependant on experience), private pension as well as 25 days holiday. 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Must haves:

  • Accredited Java, C++ Trainer/Coach
  • Proven experience of delivering Java, C++ courses or coaching learners studying Java, C++
  • Customer facing, presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to share expertise and experience with others.
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK and ability to travel to different locations
  • Ability to plan and deliver against set targets

Who are we?

As one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK. We like to help develop skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders.  With our HQ in London and 20 training centres nationwide, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative, award-winning (2016 Top 20 IT Training Companies List) & ever-evolving skills solutions.

So interested? If so please apply today…

 

 

 

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SQL & BI Trainer

Learning

London

Your SQL knowledge it not up-to-date but you would love to upgrade it? Do you love developing others and helping them to grow?

We are offering a great and rare opportunity to upskill your SQL knowledge, to learn from the best and to become a Certified Trainer

If you have decent knowledge of SQL and would like to move into training, QA will be happy to support you on this journey

Extensive initial training up to two months including refreshing your subject matter knowledge and getting you the necessary certifications (MCT and MCSE – to name just a few!).  Every QA trainer stays up to date with the cutting edge and new technologies, so these two months will be just a start of your professional journey with us.

You will go through “Train the Trainer” sessions and will be shadowing some of our highly successful and professional trainers to get you ready to face delegates in the classroom.

Please have a look at the list of technical qualifications required:

Decent knowledge of the following:  

  • SQL Server 2008/2012 (Administration and Development)
  • Analysis Services 2008/2012
  • Integration Services 2008/2012
  • Reporting Services (BIDS 2008/2012 / Report Builder 2.0-3.0)
  • Data Warehouse Design Methodology

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Senior Learning Consultant - SQL

Learning

London

The role of the Senior Learning Consultant is too generate revenue and maintain QA’s standard of excellence through the delivery of classroom training and courseware development for all appropriate areas of QA’s course portfolio relating to open source web design and development.

Main Responsibilities

  • To generate revenue by delivering both public scheduled and bespoke courses in the open source web design and development curriculum
  • To achieve the required quality targets as set by the Company and determined by delegate evaluations
  • To take responsibility for developing and maintaining agreed courses
  • To maintain an up-to-date skills base through personal development and accreditation activities
  • To complete professional certifications as appropriate
  • To work with clients to create courses and courseware for their internal bespoke requirements in web design and development
  • To support Sales and other internal departments with specialist advice and support on an ad-hoc basis

Skills & Experience Required 

  • Instructor led classroom IT training experience
  • Full clean driving license
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK
  • The ideal candidate for this role will need to be familiar with the open source web development stack and will demonstrate knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 & JavaScript as a core skill set. They will have also have at least three of the following skills as supporting knowledge:
    • JavaScript frameworks to expert knowledge including jQuery
    • Linux, Unix or OS X command line skills including tools such as NPM, apt-get, Brew, Grunt, Bower or Yeoman.
    • Single Web Page Application libraries such as Angular or Ember
    • Responsive Web Design – including use of frameworks such as ZURB Foundation or Bootstrap
    • Advanced CSS skills including full life cycle of UX/UI development from wireframe to production
    • UX Analysis & Design skills – including use if effective design methodologies, testing strategies and user experience modelling
    • Ruby & Ruby on Rails – full application development preferably through MVC patterns
    • Python – application and service development
    • Node.JS – construction of Node applications including testing and maintenance
    • MongoDB – setting up, testing and developing MongoDB data tiers or suitable NoSQL alternative
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Trainer - SQL/BI

Learning

Leeds

Qualified SQL - Business Intelligence Trainer/SQL - Business Intelligence Coach – Leeds

Are you currently a SQL - Business Intelligence Trainer/Coach who loves developing others, looking for a new challenge?

Or are you fed up with not getting the progression you have hard-work for?

Then read on…

Why apply?

If you’re qualified SQL - Business Intelligence Trainer/SQL - Business Intelligence Coach based in Leeds, had enough of contracting or your permanent role is no longer challenging you. How about doing something different or working for one of the UK’s largest Education providers where you help others understand the world of SQL - Business Intelligence…then this role is perfect for you.

As a company, we have promoted a number of SQL - Business Intelligence Trainers/SQL - Business Intelligence Coaches into Lead/Manager positions across the business and actively encourage employees to share ideas/practices that could make our courses more effective.

What is the role?

With our support, you will deliver/coach using face to face, e-Learning or digital SQL - Business Intelligence courses and content to all appropriate areas within QA to likeminded people. Whether they are a highly qualified professional or a beginner looking to get into the world of SQL - Business Intelligence.  

Based in Leeds, you will be delivering/coaching both public scheduled and bespoke courses for all appropriate areas of QA’s SQL - Business Intelligence Portfolio.

How will we support you?

From day one you will be assigned a co-pilot/buddy to help get you up to speed with our processes and ensure you can help deliver our award winning SQL - Business Intelligence programmes.

Financial package and benefits 

We are offering a competitive financial package (dependant on experience), private pension as well as 25 days holiday. 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Must haves:

  • Accredited SQL - Business Intelligence Trainer/Coach
  • Proven experience of delivering SQL - Business Intelligence courses or coaching learners studying SQL - Business Intelligence
  • Customer facing, presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to share expertise and experience with others.
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK and ability to travel to different locations
  • Ability to plan and deliver against set targets

Who are we?

As one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK. We like to help develop skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders.  With our HQ in Leeds and 20 training centres nationwide, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative, award winning (2016 Top 20 IT Training Companies List) & ever evolving skills solutions.

So interested? If so please apply today…

 

 

 

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Senior Lecturer - Accounting and Finance

Higher Education

London

Senior Lecturer – Finance and Accounting

QA Higher Education – London

Due to planned growth we are seeking to enhance our faculty of experienced HE lecturers. Of particular interest are applicants who specialise in Financial Management and Accounting and who meet the requirements for AACSB accreditation.

The Role

As Senior lecturer you will be responsible for the student progress and academic achievement. Duties include, but are not limited to;

Plan, prepare, teach/deliver modules and support student’s learning on a range of programmes and related subject areas

Provide guidance, support and tutorship for student groups and individuals as appropriate.

Meet partnership and internal quality assurance processes in relation to programmes

Carry out academic administration duties as required

Maintain personal and professional development in line with agreed appraisal and development programme in order to enhance personal knowledge and contribution to relevant activities. 

YOUR experience:

Applicants should be PhD holders with recent publications with suitable and relative teaching experience. A teaching qualification and membership of the HEA would be advantageous.

QAHE

QA Higher Education (QAHE) works in partnership with three different UK Universities to deliver a range of undergraduate and post graduate programmes in Business, Management, Marketing and Computing at its branch campuses in London, Birmingham and Manchester.  Its focus is on delivery of high quality learning and teaching to facilitate excellent student outcomes.

Closing date for Applications Monday 8th December 2017

Selected interviews to take place W/C 18th December 2017

 

 

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Senior Lecturer - Computing and IT (Bham)

Higher Education

Birmingham

Senior Lecturer -BSc in Computing Technologies

Based at London or Birmingham campus

The Role:

As Senior Lecturer you will be responsible for the progress and academic achievement of students studying the BSc Computing Technologies programme. The programme involves a wide range of technical skills across Networking, Programming, Web development, Cyber Security. It is not expected that the Senior Lecturer can contribute to every module in the programme, but will be expected to have a good breadth of skills and knowledge.

Future Progression opportunities will present in our expanding multi-campus environment.

YOUR experience:

Experience teaching and curriculum management in more than one topic within programme framework detailed below

Recognised IT qualifications covering skill sets identified (below)

Relevant postgraduate qualifications or equivalent - essential

PhD - highly desirable

HEA membership – preferred  

Lecturing experience and technical expertise in IT/Tech/Computing in the HE sector

 

QAHE QA Higher Education (QAHE) works in partnership with three different UK Universities offering a range of fully accredited UK higher education programmes from foundation level through to postgraduate degrees across modern, professional campuses in London and Birmingham.

The BSc Computing Technologies is well placed to help meet the growing demand for technology-related employment. The degree is designed to provide graduates with a broad range of competencies and skills that are relevant to the current and future job markets.  The degree will equip students with an understanding of core programming and digital technologies, together with giving them an understanding of, and an ability to apply, systems design principles and project management skills.  The degree also equips students with a strong platform in network and cyber security, together with developing skills in cloud computing, web and mobile technologies, big data analytics and user experience design.

Modules include:

Foundation Year – Level 3

Foundations of Computer Systems, Foundations in Programming

Year 1 – Level 4

Web Development, Systems Analysis and Design, Object Oriented Programming, Data Modelling and SQL Language, Maths and Algorithms and Data Communication and Network Routing

Year 2 – Level 5

Network Design and Troubleshooting, Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, Mobile App Design and Development and Web Application Security

Year 3 – Level 6

Designing and Developing Products for the Internet of Everything, Cyber Security, Project Management and Professional Issues, Data Science and Dissertation.

 

Your remuneration package will be competitive and match your skills and seniority.

Closing date for Applications Monday 27th November 2017

Selected interviews to take place W/C 4th December 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Senior lecturer - Computing and IT (Ldn)

Higher Education

London

Senior Lecturer -BSc in Computing Technologies

Based at London or Birmingham campus

The Role:

As Senior Lecturer you will be responsible for the progress and academic achievement of students studying the BSc Computing Technologies programme. The programme involves a wide range of technical skills across Networking, Programming, Web development, Cyber Security. It is not expected that the Senior Lecturer can contribute to every module in the programme, but will be expected to have a good breadth of skills and knowledge.

Future Progression opportunities will present in our expanding multi-campus environment.

YOUR experience:

Experience teaching and curriculum management in more than one topic within programme framework detailed below

Recognised IT qualifications covering skill sets identified (below)

Relevant postgraduate qualifications or equivalent - essential

PhD - highly desirable

HEA membership – preferred  

Lecturing experience and technical expertise in IT/Tech/Computing in the HE sector

 

QAHE QA Higher Education (QAHE) works in partnership with three different UK Universities offering a range of fully accredited UK higher education programmes from foundation level through to postgraduate degrees across modern, professional campuses in London and Birmingham.

The BSc Computing Technologies is well placed to help meet the growing demand for technology-related employment. The degree is designed to provide graduates with a broad range of competencies and skills that are relevant to the current and future job markets.  The degree will equip students with an understanding of core programming and digital technologies, together with giving them an understanding of, and an ability to apply, systems design principles and project management skills.  The degree also equips students with a strong platform in network and cyber security, together with developing skills in cloud computing, web and mobile technologies, big data analytics and user experience design.

Modules include:

Foundation Year – Level 3

Foundations of Computer Systems, Foundations in Programming

Year 1 – Level 4

Web Development, Systems Analysis and Design, Object Oriented Programming, Data Modelling and SQL Language, Maths and Algorithms and Data Communication and Network Routing

Year 2 – Level 5

Network Design and Troubleshooting, Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, Mobile App Design and Development and Web Application Security

Year 3 – Level 6

Designing and Developing Products for the Internet of Everything, Cyber Security, Project Management and Professional Issues, Data Science and Dissertation.

 

Your remuneration package will be competitive and match your skills and seniority.

Closing date for Applications Monday 27th November 2017

Selected interviews to take place W/C 4th December 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Senior Lecturer - Technical Leadership & Architecture

Apprenticeships

Birmingham, London, Leeds

Senior Lecturer, Degree Apprenticeships – Technical Leadership and Architecture

Flexible location

QAs Computing Degree Apprenticeships are a pedagogically innovative, work-based programme that has expanded rapidly since its recent launch. Our degree apprentices work for varied clients including FTSE100 businesses, central government departments, wider public sector organisations and small technology companies. The Apprenticeship division is part of QA, the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services training and education. Our multi-award winning programmes received the highest possible grade by Ofsted, with ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

Our Role:

As Senior Lecturer, you will be responsible for the progress and academic achievement of degree apprentices on our Digital & Technology Degree Apprenticeships at Level 6 (undergraduate) and Level 7 (postgraduate). The programme involves a blend of leadership, design and technical skills across Technical Leadership & Architecture. The role involves innovative approaches to teaching and learning, including blended learning, work based assessment strategies and challenge-based learning designed around the unique opportunities presented by Degree Apprenticeships. It is not expected that the Senior Lecturer can deliver every module in the programme, but will be expected to have a good breadth of skills and knowledge.

The role will require working with the Associate, Director for Degree Apprenticeships and Programme Leaders. We work as a close-knit, broadly self-managed team, sharing teaching experiences and new ideas. We challenge each other and work determinedly and efficiently, to reach ever improving teaching and learning standards and outcomes.

Having a passion for teaching, imparting knowledge and engendering new skills and behaviours, keeping up to date in an ever-changing world, and importantly role-modelling your interest in inquiring into organisations to promote the professional development of our degree apprentices, are all needed for this varied, evolving role.  

Your experience:

A postgraduate degree and qualifications covering skill sets relevant to Technical Leadership, Systems Development and Architecture

Teaching and learning experience, including work-based learning and a specialist subject area**

A teaching qualification or a desire to obtain one, preferably Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Experience outside of education in a business sector(s)

The skill and habits of someone who can role model continual learning and inquiry

An interest in, and updated knowledge of the impact of technology on business

Daily ways of working that include skills that enhance efficiency

Evidence of managing students within university rules and regulations or operating in a similar, quality led environment

 

* Candidates with teaching and learning experience without a postgraduate degree will be considered

**Candidates wanting to enter teaching and learning at Higher Education level for the first time will be considered, if they have a postgraduate degree

 

We look forward to hearing from you

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Oracle Trainer - London

Learning

London

Qualified Oracle Trainer/Oracle Coach – London

Are you currently an Oracle Trainer/Coach who loves developing others, looking for a new challenge?

Or are you fed up with not getting the progression you have hard-work for?

Then read on…

Why apply?

If you’re qualified Oracle Trainer/Oracle Coach based in London, had enough of contracting or your permanent role is no longer challenging you. How about doing something different or working for one of the UK’s largest Education providers where you help others understand the world of Oracle…then this role is perfect for you.

As a company, we have promoted a number of Oracle Trainers/Oracle Coaches into Lead/Manager positions across the business and actively encourage employees to share ideas/practices that could make our courses more effective.

What is the role?

With our support, you will deliver/coach using face to face, e-Learning or digital Oracle courses and content to all appropriate areas within QA to likeminded people. Whether they are a highly qualified professional or a beginner looking to get into the world of Oracle.  

Based in London, you will be delivering/coaching both public scheduled and bespoke courses for all appropriate areas of QA’s Oracle Portfolio.

How will we support you?

From day one you will be assigned a co-pilot/buddy to help get you up to speed with our processes and ensure you can help deliver our award-winning Oracle programmes.

Financial package and benefits 

We are offering a competitive financial package (dependant on experience), private pension as well as 25 days holiday. 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Must haves:

  • Accredited Oracle Trainer/Coach
  • Proven experience of delivering Oracle courses or coaching learners studying Oracle
  • Customer facing, presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to share expertise and experience with others.
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK and ability to travel to different locations
  • Ability to plan and deliver against set targets

Who are we?

As one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK. We like to help develop skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders.  With our HQ in London and 20 training centres nationwide, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative, award-winning (2016 Top 20 IT Training Companies List) & ever-evolving skills solutions.

So interested? If so please apply today…

 

 

 

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Senior Student Recruitment and Outreach Officer (Manchester)

Higher Education

Birmingham, Manchester

Student Recruitment and Outreach Events Officer (Senior) – Birmingham

QA Higher Education are looking for people to join their team in Birmingham but you will be covering the Manchester area

What is the role?

The role is to build recruitment channels, particularly by engaging and building relationships with various learning providers such as colleges, Access to HE institutions, level 3 providers, language schools, etc. as well as other community centres within Manchester and surrounding areas as part of the University’s wider student recruitment strategy. Prime location will be Birmingham, however officer will be required to travel to Manchester at least 3 days week, travel and accommodation will be provided.

  • To work collaboratively as part of a team to meet the agreed recruitment target
  • To work closely and effectively with the wider marketing and recruitment team, including admissions to ensure a holistic approach
  • Develop and maintain relationships with recruitment channels within prescribed area
  • Deliver against recruitment target by growing existing links and building new partnerships/relationships
  • Co-ordinate and deliver a portfolio of student recruitment activities, e.g. undergraduate and postgraduate open days, applicant days, interview days, taster days, student conferences, campus visits etc.
  • Work flexibly to support the wider recruitment and outreach team to meet recruitment targets
  • Prepare an effective marketing and recruitment plan to ensure all targets are met, our brand is enhanced, and entry requirements are adhered to
  • Prepare and deliver recruitment and outreach briefings, training and presentations

Financial package and benefits

A highly competitive base salary (dependent on experience), pension scheme, 25 days of annual leave plus 2 days of paid charity leave!

We offer 3 days of training and over 1,200 courses to pick from, season ticket loan, discounted gym membership and cycle to scheme are part of the package too. If that’s not enough we have dress down Fridays!

Skills & Experience Required

  • Sales driven and motivated by a target based culture
  • Self-Starter, quick to take the initiative and spot new opportunities
  • Commercially focussed, capable of delivering results in a cost effective manner
  • Entrepreneurial and innovative with a delivery focus
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Capable of building working relationships and networks with people from a range backgrounds and cultures
  • Skilled negotiator
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong customer focus, committed to ensuring delivery of excellent service standards
  • Ability to operate at all levels of the organisation acting as an ambassador for the QAHE and the University internally and externally.

About US

QA is recognised worldwide for the quality of its education and as one of the largest established education providers in the UK. QA Higher Education is engaged in a number of joint ventures with leading UK universities to provide high-quality programmes from foundation to taught masters and everything in between. The purpose-built campuses provide state of the art facilities and our team of staff and academics have a real passion for all aspects of higher education learning and development.

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Cyber Security Assessor

Learning, Government & Defence

Cheltenham

Cyber Security Assessor – Cheltenham

Are you a Cyber Security professional and want to put your experience to greater use?

Do you enjoy coaching in your current role but feel your experience could be used to teach?

OR

Are you qualified Assessor, bored in your current role and looking for a new Challenge?

Then why not become a Cyber Assessor for one of the UK’s largest Education providers, working for some of the UK’s most exciting & cutting edge customers!

Why apply?

If you’re based in Cheltenham, had enough of contracting or your permanent role is no longer challenging you. How about doing something different where you help others understand the world of Cyber…then this role is perfect for you.

What is the role?

Based in Cheltenham, you will be delivering both public scheduled and bespoke courses for all appropriate areas of QA’s Cyber Portfolio.

With our support, you will coach using face to face, e-Learning or digital Cyber courses and content to all appropriate areas within QA to likeminded people. Whether they are a highly qualified professional or a beginner looking to get into the world of Cyber. 

How will we support you?

Using your Cyber Security experience, we will help you achieve your Coaching accreditation/qualification which gives you the confidence and knowledge to teach/coach.

You will also be assigned a co-pilot/buddy to help get you up to speed throughout your training period and beyond.

Financial package and benefits 

We are offering an industry competitive financial package, private pension as well as 25 days holiday. 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Must haves:

  • A Degree, Higher Education Qualification in Cyber Security or significant industry experience
  • Willingness to gain Trainer/Cyber Coaching accreditation/qualification
  • Customer facing, presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to share expertise and experience with others.
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK and ability to travel to different locations

Nice to have’s:

  • Experience in the delivery of Cyber or relevant course

Who are we?

As one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK. We like to help develop skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders.  With our HQ in London and 20 training centres nationwide, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative, award-winning (2016 Top 20 IT Training Companies List) & ever-evolving skills solutions.

So interested? If so please apply today…

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Software Developer

Central Services

Leeds

QA Ltd is the leading learning services provider in the UK, transforming the performance of leading UK organisations in both the private and public sector through a range of learning programmes designed to provide measurable impact.


You will join a highly skilled team, working on a number of bespoke software applications to support the various business units of QA. You will work within a range of development technologies including C#, ASP.NET, MVC and also SQL Server.

We will support you in developing your skills and getting certifications (i.e. Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MSCD)

The Role

  • Enhancing and developing existing Web and Windows applications (C#, ASP.NET and SQL technologies)
  • Develop and maintain database structures and technologies using Microsoft SQL Server 2012 
  • Oversee the testing of system components 
  • Manage bug fixes and development enhancements 

Skills & Experience Required

  • Extensive experience in developing business solutions using C#, ASP.NET, MVC and SQL 
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies, Team Foundation Server and Test Driven Development would be beneficial
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Software Developer Assessor - Brighton & Hove

Apprenticeships

Brighton

QA is one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders. Headquartered in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative and cutting edge skills solutions to UK organisations.

QAA:

Formed in 2009, QA Apprenticeships is the first IT apprenticeships business rated Ofsted Outstanding. We are an award-winning provider, offering IT, developer, digital marketing, project management and business apprenticeships throughout England and Scotland. Our apprentices work with industry leaders including Atos, British Gas, BskyB and Cisco. We have won the coveted Apprenticeship Programme of the Year award for three consecutive years at The

We are currently looking to hire a Software Developer Assessor in Brighton & Hove

To coach, mentor and assess groups of learners towards the successful achievement their programme.

  • Work with the Regional Delivery Manager to meet the key business strategies and objectives
  • To support the learners to apply their newly found skills and knowledge to their day-to-day roles
  • To provide guidance and support for all components of the Software Developer programme for a caseload of learners
  • To retain learners engaged on the programme and manage their learning and achievement in line with the targets and objectives agreed in their Commitment Statement
  • To conduct regular meetings between the employer and learner to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression
  • To provide an outstanding experience for both the learner and the employer
  • To travel and complete assessment of all related Assessment Organisations’(Awarding Body) assignments
  • Identify, develop and deliver business opportunities
  • Manage a targeted number of learners
  • Undertake additional projects and activities to meet the needs of the Delivery team and learners as required
  • Support learners holistically across a variety of modules, specifically helping them apply their skills to their immediate job roles
  • Build good working relationships with employer, line managers and mentors
  • Support the learners through the Summative Portfolio, Synoptic Project, Knowledge Modules and Interview with Assessment Organisation
  • Supporting workplace managers with requirements for a learner reference
  • Ensure that programmes are delivered in accordance with the organisations Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety Policies

Key Working Relationships

  • Liaise with technical skills tutors to ensure all learners have the required skills and knowledge to achieve the technical compoents of frameworks
  • Work with internal and external partners to ensure that agreed quality standards are met
  • Build good working relationships with employer, line managers and mentors
  • Build effective working relationships with learners on caseload
  • Work collaboratively with the Sales, Compliance, Product Development and Quality teams

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to identify individual learner needs
  • Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners
  • Ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achievement
  • Business and Administration skills

Experience

  • A Degree, Higher Education Qualification in Software Development (JAVA/Opensource/C#/SQL) or significant industry experience in areas to be coaching and mentoring in is essential
  • GCSE or equivalent in Mathematics and English at Grade C or above    
  • CAVA / A1 assessor award (not essential)
  • Software Development (JAVA/Open Source/C#/SQL) knowledge and experience (essential)

Knowledge

  • Good knowledge of Government Funded Apprenticeship and Trailblazer programmes is desirable
  • An understanding of business requirements, processes and methodologies is essential
  • Knowledge of the Developer standard is desirable
  • Understanding of Equality and Diversity, Safeguarding and Prevent Agenda and how these impact on the assessment process

Personal Attributes & Other Requirements

  • Willingness to gain AET, Coaching and Mentoring Level 3 and Safeguarding Level 1 and CAVA Award within 12 months of commencing employment
  • Willingness to undertake a DBS check prior to formal start date being confirmed

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday (rising to 28 days after 5 years) – with the ability to buy more holiday days
  • Pension scheme – we will contribute a 3% of your basic salary
  • Life Assurance (4x your basic salary)
  • 2 days paid Charity Days – QA will also double any sponsorship money raised up to £250
  • 3 additional training days to focus on things you’re interested in
  • Season ticket loan
  • Discounted gym membership and cycle to work scheme
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Software Developer Team Leader

Central Services

Leeds

QA Ltd is the leading learning services provider in the UK, transforming the performance of leading UK organisations in both the private and public sector through a range of learning programmes designed to provide measurable impact.

To meet a growing demand of our business, we are looking for a Software Developer Team Leader, based in Leeds.

You will lead a small team of highly skilled Software Developers, working on a number of bespoke software applications across both web and windows platforms.

80% of your role will be Software Development within a range of development technologies including C#, ASP.NET, MVC and also SQL Server.

The Role

  • Leading and managing a team of four Software Developers based in Leeds
  • Enhancing and developing Web-applications (C#, ASP.NET and SQL technologies)
  • We use up-to-date technologies: TFS 2017, MVC and Visual Studio 2017

Skills & Experience Required

  • Extensive experience in developing business solutions using C#, ASP.NET, MVC and SQL 
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies, Team Foundation Server and Test Driven Development would be beneficial

 

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Software Developer Tutor - Java/SQL/C#

Apprenticeships

London

QA Apprenticeships

Software Development Tutor (Java,SQL,Data Analysis, C#) - London

Salary Up to £50,000 plus excellent company Benefits

Do you have a passion for Software Development?

Fed up with your hands on technical role? How about teaching others for a living?

Do you want to work for a Top Track 250 company – one of the UK’s top performing private companies?

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a Software Development Tutor you will be delivering training and teaching Software Development as part of the overall apprenticeship programme. You will be managing the apprentice progress and will plan the teaching and mentoring to retain apprentices to achieve maximum apprentice completion.

Don’t worry if you have not had experience in delivering, as long as you have had commercial experience and have the desire to teach, we will support you.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to truly use your knowledge and expertise within Software Development helping and encouraging learners through their apprenticeship programme. A truly rewarding position!

Your team

Based in London, you will be required to work closely with the Training Manager and Head of Delivery in managing the teaching and mentoring to learners in the areas of Software Development.

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

You will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification in addition to substantial industry experience in Software Development (Java/ /C#/SQL), particularly SQL and Java, with extensive technical knowledge and understanding of different softwares. It is highly desirable that you hold a teaching qualification or hold an MCT. It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a teaching environment.

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT Assessor - Slough, Reading

Apprenticeships

Reading, Slough

ICT Software Development Assessor

QA Apprenticeship Programme  

OUR Role: (Industry Candidates, Teachers & Graduates All Welcome To Apply) 

Working within our Software Development Apprenticeship Programme you will have previous experience in coaching, mentoring & assessing groups of young adults towards the achievement of a vocational Apprenticeship programme.

Having an average caseload of around 45, you will engage with our learners to complete planned assessments in Software Development Technician as per the qualification standard. You will also have the skills to carry out some training of the above subjects to your active learners.

Your approach, organisation, proactivity and coaching skills will help retain learners and ensure each student achieves their assigned projects and qualification in line with the targets and objectives you have agreed in the Individual Learning Plan.

Your Quality Assurance activities and knowledge will ensure processes and procedures are maintained and in line with company and government standards. 

YOUR experience:

A Degree, Higher Education Qualification in ICT or significant industry experience in areas to be assessed is essential

Willingness to gain Assessor Award within 3 months of commencing employment

CAVA / A1 assessor award (not essential)

ICT Technical Software Development and Programming skills

Ability to identify individual learner needs

Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners

Ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achievement

QA Apprenticeship Programme (part of the QA Group www.qa.com) - As one of the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning degree programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

In return, we are offering a competitive package with the opportunity to grow and develop your career further. Interested? We look forward to hearing from you today.

 

Assessor / coach / tutor / apprenticeship programme / business skills / CAVA / PTLLS / software developer / software development   

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Software Development Tutor-Leeds

Apprenticeships

Leeds

Software Developer Tutor - Leeds

QA is one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders. Headquartered in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative and cutting edge skills solutions to UK organisations.

QAA:

Formed in 2009, QA Apprenticeships is the first IT apprenticeships business rated Ofsted Outstanding. We are an award-winning provider, offering IT, developer, digital marketing, project management and business apprenticeships throughout England and Scotland. Our apprentices work with industry leaders including Atos, British Gas, BskyB and Cisco. We have won the coveted Apprenticeship Programme of the Year award for three consecutive years at The

We are currently lokking to hire a Software Developer Tutor

To coach, mentor and assess groups of learners towards the successful achievement their programme.

  • Work with the Regional Delivery Manager to meet the key business strategies and objectives
  • To support the learners to apply their newly found skills and knowledge to their day-to-day roles
  • To provide guidance and support for all components of the Software Developer programme for a caseload of learners
  • To retain learners engaged on the programme and manage their learning and achievement in line with the targets and objectives agreed in their Commitment Statement
  • To conduct regular meetings between the employer and learner to demonstrate formal progress and planning of progression
  • To provide an outstanding experience for both the learner and the employer
  • To travel and complete assessment of all related Assessment Organisations’(Awarding Body) assignments
  • Identify, develop and deliver business opportunities
  • Manage a targeted number of learners
  • Undertake additional projects and activities to meet the needs of the Delivery team and learners as required
  • Support learners holistically across a variety of modules, specifically helping them apply their skills to their immediate job roles
  • Build good working relationships with employer, line managers and mentors
  • Support the learners through the Summative Portfolio, Synoptic Project, Knowledge Modules and Interview with Assessment Organisation
  • Supporting workplace managers with requirements for a learner reference
  • Ensure that programmes are delivered in accordance with the organisations Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety Policies

Key Working Relationships

  • Liaise with technical skills tutors to ensure all learners have the required skills and knowledge to achieve the technical compoents of frameworks
  • Work with internal and external partners to ensure that agreed quality standards are met
  • Build good working relationships with employer, line managers and mentors
  • Build effective working relationships with learners on caseload
  • Work collaboratively with the Sales, Compliance, Product Development and Quality teams

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to identify individual learner needs
  • Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners
  • Ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achievement
  • Business and Administration skills

Experience

  • A Degree, Higher Education Qualification in Software Development (JAVA/Opensource/C#/SQL) or significant industry experience in areas to be coaching and mentoring in is essential
  • GCSE or equivalent in Mathematics and English at Grade C or above    
  • CAVA / A1 assessor award (not essential)
  • Software Development (JAVA/Open Source/C#/SQL) knowledge and experience (essential)

Knowledge

  • Good knowledge of Government Funded Apprenticeship and Trailblazer programmes is desirable
  • An understanding of business requirements, processes and methodologies is essential
  • Knowledge of the Developer standard is desirable
  • Understanding of Equality and Diversity, Safeguarding and Prevent Agenda and how these impact on the assessment process

Personal Attributes & Other Requirements

  • Willingness to gain AET, Coaching and Mentoring Level 3 and Safeguarding Level 1 and CAVA Award within 12 months of commencing employment
  • Willingness to undertake a DBS check prior to formal start date being confirmed

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday (rising to 28 days after 5 years) – with the ability to buy more holiday days
  • Pension scheme – we will contribute a 3% of your basic salary
  • Life Assurance (4x your basic salary)
  • 2 days paid Charity Days – QA will also double any sponsorship money raised up to £250
  • 3 additional training days to focus on things you’re interested in
  • Season ticket loan
  • Discounted gym membership and cycle to work scheme

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Software Development/Systems & Networking IT Assessor - Graduate/Entry Level

Apprenticeships

Brighton, London, Reading, Slough

Software Development/Systems & Networking IT Assessor - Graduate/Entry Level

We have successfully hired 16 graduates from around the UK to join our delivery teams and be the first to go through our newly designed entry-level programme. With an in-depth induction programme where they received full support and training, we are pleased to be hiring again for 2018.

What is the role?

As an Assessor, you will be an integral part of the business whereby you will help coach & mentor our learners through their journey. You will work with the Team Leader to meet the key business strategies and objectives, plan and complete assessments for learners engaged in Apprenticeships, but mostly you are there to help our Learners change their lives. If that sounds corny to you, then this may not be the role you should apply for!

What kind of company is QAA?

As a fast-growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

The type of person would fit the role?

Patience and the desire to help others is key – It isn’t often you can say you want to help others in a job interview but you can with us as that is exactly what we are looking for.

Money

It is unlikely you’ll want or be able to work for free. So with that in mind, we offer a competitive financial package of up to £24,000 + car allowance of £3,600 per annum.

The future

Of course, it’s not all about financials, it is important to have direction. A number of our Assessors have been promoted to Team Leaders and Managers. Don’t believe me, then check out our staff on LinkedIn and you’ll see!

Other benefits (just to let you know we have kept up with the times)

25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), Life Assurance, subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme (for those who are already down the gym or for those that have put it on their new year’s resolution).

Must have’s (We do need the following):

  • A Degree (or equivalent), Higher Education Qualification in Computer Science/Software Development, IT related experience or Level 4 IT Apprenticeship Qualification
  • Experience within a Software Development or 1st / 2nd Line support or similar role
  • GCSE or equivalent in Mathematics and English at Grade C or above
  • Business and Administration skills
  • Excellent communication skills – sounds obvious but you’d be surprised
  • Patience
  • Driving Licence – this role does require travel

Interviews are on-going and the successful applicant will start employment ASAP

If you’ve read the above, feel we are the company for you and want to HELP OTHERS. Then apply today!

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Student Ambassador

Higher Education

Birmingham, London, Manchester

QA Higher Education

Student Ambassador - London

Are you a current QAHE student looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you want an opportunity to work for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

If you have answered yes, then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a student ambassador you will be required to deliver events and activities on behalf of QAHE and their partners. You will be motivated and will be relied upon to support the student experience QAHE offers. 

You will be working as part of a highly motivated team to asist QAHE at a variety of events and activities, including being a positive student role model, encouraging new and potential students to consider studying at QAHE, and helping with enrollment and touring on a regular basis. 

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus. However, those from a relevant background with a strong passion to get into this field will also be considered. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to truly use your knowledge and expertise.

Your team

Based prmarily in London, you will be required to travel to our other QAHE campuses in Birmingham and Manchester as and when required. You will be able to liaise and work with the team of student ambassadors, and will report into the Student Relations Officer.

Financial package and benefits

Student Ambassadors will be employed on a temporary basis at the rate of £7.50 per hour. 

Your background

Ideally you will have experience in a student environment, however somebosy with a passion to get into this line of work will also be considered. 

You would need to have experience of advice and information giving, once again preferably in an educational environment.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key. It is also vital that you are self-motivated and organised. 

About QA Higher Education

Our aim is to provide students from all over the world access to outstanding higher education. We work closely with our partner universities to provide excellent teaching in popular locations around the UK. All our programmes are taught by industry experts and range from foundation programmes right the way through to postgraduate degrees.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

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Student Attendance & Engagement Coordinator

Higher Education

London

Student Attendance & Engagement Coordinator – London

QA Higher Education are looking for people to join their team in London

What is the role?

As a Student Attendance & Engagement Coordinator, you will be responsible for the following:

    • You will oversee the attendance procedures, ensuring that registers are accurately maintained and attendance is monitored in line with the Student Attendance & Engagement policy
    • You will collate and report attendance data and statistics, identifying attendance issues and trends
    • You will carry out administrative tasks in relation to the procedures for managing poor attendance
  • To work as part of the wider Registry team and provide support to other departments as and when required

 

Financial package and benefits

A highly competitive base salary (dependent on experience), pension scheme, 25 days of annual leave plus 2 days of paid charity leave!

We offer 3 days of training and over 1,200 courses to pick from, season ticket loan, discounted gym membership and cycle to scheme are part of the package too. If that’s not enough we have dress down Fridays!

Skills & Experience Required

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Previous Admin experience
  • Excellent organisational, problem-solving and planning skills
  • Excellent literacy and numerical skills
  • Team player
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Well organised and methodical

About US

QA is recognised worldwide for the quality of its education and as one of the largest established education providers in the UK. QA Higher Education is engaged in a number of joint ventures with leading UK universities to provide high-quality programmes from foundation to taught masters and everything in between. The purpose-built campuses provide state of the art facilities and our team of staff and academics have a real passion for all aspects of higher education learning and development.

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Student Recruitment and Outreach Events Officer (Senior)

Higher Education

Birmingham

Student Recruitment and Outreach Events Officer (Senior) – Birmingham

QA Higher Education are looking for people to join their team in Brimingham

What is the role?

The role is to build recruitment channels, particularly by engaging and building relationships with various learning providers such as colleges, Access to HE institutions, level 3 providers, language schools, etc. as well as other community centres within Birmingham and surrounding areas as part of the University’s wider student recruitment strategy.

  • To work collaboratively as part of a team to meet the agreed recruitment target
  • To work closely and effectively with the wider marketing and recruitment team, including admissions to ensure a holistic approach
  • Develop and maintain relationships with recruitment channels within prescribed area
  • Deliver against recruitment target by growing existing links and building new partnerships/relationships
  • Co-ordinate and deliver a portfolio of student recruitment activities, e.g. undergraduate and postgraduate open days, applicant days, interview days, taster days, student conferences, campus visits etc.
  • Work flexibly to support the wider recruitment and outreach team to meet recruitment targets
  • Prepare an effective marketing and recruitment plan to ensure all targets are met, our brand is enhanced, and entry requirements are adhered to
  • Prepare and deliver recruitment and outreach briefings, training and presentations

Financial package and benefits

A highly competitive base salary(dependent on experience), pension scheme, 25 days of annual leave plus 2 days of paid charity leave!

We offer 3 days of training and over 1,200 courses to pick from, season ticket loan, discounted gym membership and cycle to scheme are part of the package too. If that’s not enough we have dress down Fridays!

Skills & Experience Required

  • Sales driven and motivated by a target based culture
  • Self-Starter, quick to take the initiative and spot new opportunities
  • Commercially focussed, capable of delivering results in a cost effective manner
  • Entrepreneurial and innovative with a delivery focus
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Capable of building working relationships and networks with people from a range backgrounds and cultures
  • Skilled negotiator
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong customer focus, committed to ensuring delivery of excellent service standards
  • Ability to operate at all levels of the organisation acting as an ambassador for the QAHE and the University internally and externally.

About US

QA is recognised worldwide for the quality of its education and as one of the largest established education providers in the UK. QA Higher Education is engaged in a number of joint ventures with leading UK universities to provide high-quality programmes from foundation to taught masters and everything in between. The purpose-built campuses provide state of the art facilities and our team of staff and academics have a real passion for all aspects of higher education learning and development.

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Student Welfare Advisor

Higher Education

London

QA Higher Education

Student Welfare Advisor - London

Are you a welfare/mental health professional or graduate looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you want an opportunity to for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

Do you want to work for a Top Track 250 company – one of the UK’s top performing private companies?

If you have answered yes, then read on to find out more…

Your role

As a student welfare advisor you will be required to provide advice, guidance and information on personal, predominantly welfare and disability related issues to students at each stage of the learner pathway.

You will also provide advice, guidance and information to Faculty and Business Support teams on supporting students to overcome personal barriers to learning, working closely with partner Universities to provide a structured system of support adhering to the University and QAHE policies.

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus. However, those from a relevant background with a strong passion to get into this field will also be considered. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to truly use your knowledge and expertise.

Your team

Based in London, you will be required to work closely with the Welfare and Compliance Co-ordinators, as well as the student support officers. 

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

Ideally you will have experience of welfare support provision in an educational environment.

You would need to have experience of advice and information giving, once again preferably in an educational environment.

It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key. It is also vital that you are self-motivated with a high attention to detail.

About QA Higher Education

Our aim is to provide students from all over the world access to outstanding higher education. We work closely with our partner universities to provide excellent teaching in popular locations around the UK. All our programmes are taught by industry experts and range from foundation programmes right the way through to postgraduate degrees.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

 

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System and Networking Tutor-Leeds

Apprenticeships

Leeds

IT Systems and Networking Tutor - Leeds

Are you an IT professional or graduate looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you want an opportunity to for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

Do you want to work for a Top Track 250 company – one of the UK’s top performing private companies

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

We are looking for candidates who have experience of working in 1st Line Support roles or have worked as a Network Engineer.  Having the practical experience of working within the industry, this will enable a Technical Skills Coach to coach and mentor learners on Apprenticeship funded programmes at their workplace locations. 

Working autonomously and managing your own diary, you will have the flexibility to schedule face to face and remote contact sessions with your caseload of learners.  Typically, you will be responsible for a cohort of 45 – 50 learners on your caseload with the ultimate aim of coaching and mentoring them to prepare them for their end-point external assessment with the British Computer Society.   Whilst our financial package for this role is competitive, the satisfaction you get from making a difference to the lives of others is priceless.

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through Coaching and Mentoring training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!  Alongside this we will give you access to our commercial training courses to enable you to refresh your knowledge in the areas that you will be coaching in.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to truly use your knowledge and expertise within systems and networking whilst helping and encouraging learners through their apprenticeship programme.

Your team

Based in Leeds you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

You will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification and a minimum of 2 years industry experience in the areas of IT and Systems and Networking, with a sound technical knowledge. It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. Holding an existing CAVA qualification would be ideal, however as mentioned, it is not essential.

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

 

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System and Networking Tutor-Manchester

Apprenticeships

Manchester

IT Systems & Networking Tutor

QA is one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders. Headquartered in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative and cutting edge skills solutions to UK organisations.

At QA, we are proud to help people and businesses transform their performance through learning; we offer a complete range of business and IT training. With training centres throughout the UK, QA delivers an exceptionally broad training curriculum to meet the needs of individuals and corporate businesses. Our award-winning teams of learning professionals are amongst the best in the world, each with extensive experience and a proven track record of delivering the skills that transform performance and ensure lasting benefits.

The Role Purpose:

  • To coach, mentor and assess groups of young adults towards the achievement of a vocational Apprenticeship programme.
  • Work with the Assessment Manager to meet the key business strategies and objectives.
  • To plan and complete assessments for learners engaged on Apprenticeships for IT Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals.
  • To assess all components of the above framework for a caseload of learners.
  • To retain learners engaged on the programme and manage their learning and achievement in line with the targets and objectives agreed in their Individual Learning Plan.
  • To complete regular, formal progress reviews with learners and their employers.
  • To complete internal and external quality assurance activities, where required.

 Duties & Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the Assessment Manager / IQA to achieve agreed volumes of learner achievement in line with the business strategy and plans.
  • Carry out high quality mentoring and coaching with apprentices to ensure units are completed within agreed timelines.
  • To be willing to travel and complete assessment of all portfolio evidence.
  • Liaise with technical skills Tutors to ensure all Apprentices have the required skills and knowledge to achieve the technical components of frameworks.
  • Work with internal and external partners to ensure that agreed quality standards are met.
  • Undertake additional projects and activities to meet the needs of the Apprenticeship team and learners as required.
  • Ensure that programmes are delivered in accordance with the organisations Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety Policies.

Skills & Abilities

  • ICT Technical networking skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to identify individual learner needs
  • Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners
  • Understanding of equality and diversity issues and how these impact on the assessment process
  • Ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achievement

Experience and Knowledge

  • A Degree, Higher Education Qualification in ICT or significant industry experience in areas to be assessed is essential
  • Willingness to gain Assessor Award within 3 months of commencing employment
  • Industry experience in a networking role i.e. 1st/2nd line support
  • GCSE or equivalent in Mathematics and English at Grade C or above    
  • Good knowledge of Government funded Apprenticeship programmes is desirable
  • Knowledge of the ICT Apprenticeship frameworks is desirable
  • Knowledge of business requirements, processes and methodologies is essential
  • CAVA / A1 assessor award (desired, not essential)

Our benefits on offer

  • 25 days holiday (rising to 28 days after 5 years) – with the ability to buy more holiday days
  • Pension scheme – we will contribute a % of your basic salary
  • Life Assurance (4x your basic salary)
  • 2 days paid Charity Days – QA will also double any sponsorship money raised up to £250
  • 3 additional training days to focus on things you’re interested in
  • Season ticket loan
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Group Income Protection
  • Voluntary Private Medical Insurance
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Flu Jab Vouchers
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Systems Analyst

Central Services

Swindon, Slough

QA Ltd is the leading learning services provider in the UK, transforming the performance of leading UK organisations in both the private and public sector through a range of learning programmes designed to provide measurable impact.
Due to business growth, we are looking for an ambitions System Analyst who is keen to develop into a System Architect in the future.
With over 20 applications to get your teeth into, we provide a lot of opportunities to grow and develop your skills. Being the Number 1 Training Delivery Company in the UK, we know how to support you.

The Role

  • Provide support and consultancy on core business applications
  • Ensure that applications and services are efficiently aligned to business processes
  • Work with business stakeholders to scope enhancement requirements and work with our software development partners to ensure the delivery of feature upgrades

Skills & Experience Required

  • Extensive experience supporting a portfolio of business systems and solutions.
  • Experience of work-based learning and/or enrolment systems is desirable
  • Previous roles which were focused on driving customer satisfaction
  • SQL knowledge
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Systems and Networking Assessor - Berkshire

Apprenticeships

Reading, Slough

Systems and Networking Assessor - Berkshire

We are currently looking to hire a Systems and Networking Assessor in the Berkshire area, to coach, mentor and assess groups of young adults towards the achievement of a vocational Apprenticeship programme

To work with the Assessment Manager to meet the key business strategies and objectives, planning and completing assessments for learners engaged in Apprenticeships for IT Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals. To assess all components of the above framework for a caseload of learners

To retain learners engaged on the programme and manage their learning and achievement in line with the targets and objectives agreed in their Individual Learning Plan, complete regular, formal progress reviews with learners and their employers and to complete internal and external quality assurance activities, where required.

Your duties & Key Responsibilities:

Work with the Assessment Manager / IQA to achieve agreed volumes of learner achievement in line with the business strategy and plans. Carry out high quality mentoring and coaching with apprentices to ensure units are completed within agreed timelines.

You should be willing to travel and complete assessment of all portfolio evidence. Liaise with technical skills Tutors to ensure all Apprentices have the required skills and knowledge to achieve the technical components of frameworks. Work with internal and external partners to ensure that agreed quality standards are met

Undertake additional projects and activities to meet the needs of the Apprenticeship team and learners as required and ensure that programmes are delivered in accordance with the organisations Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety Policies.

Skills and Abilities we look for:

ICT Technical networking skills, excellent communication skills, ability to identify individual learner needs. Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners. Understanding of equality and diversity issues and how these impact on the assessment process, ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achievement

Your experience and knowledge:

A Degree, Higher Education Qualification in ICT or significant industry experience in areas to be assessed is essential

Willingness to gain Assessor Award within 3 months of commencing employment

Industry experience in a networking role i.e. 1st/2nd line support

GCSE or equivalent in Mathematics and English at Grade C or above    

Good knowledge of Government funded Apprenticeship programmes is desirable

Knowledge of the ICT Apprenticeship frameworks is desirable

Knowledge of business requirements, processes and methodologies is essential

CAVA / A1 assessor award (desired, not essential)

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IT Infrastructure Assessor - Brighton based

Apprenticeships

Brighton

QA Apprenticeships

IT Infrastructure Technical Assessor - Brighton

Are you an IT professional or graduate looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you want an opportunity to for a company that truly promotes organic growth and development?

Do you want to work for a Top Track 250 company – one of the UK’s top performing private companies

If you have answered yes then read on to find out more…

Your role

We are looking for candidates who have experience of working in 1st Line Support roles or have worked as a Network Engineer.  Having the practical experience of working within the industry, this will enable a Technical Skills Coach to coach and mentor learners on Apprenticeship funded programmes at their workplace locations. 

Working autonomously and managing your own diary, you will have the flexibility to schedule face to face and remote contact sessions with your caseload of learners.  Typically, you will be responsible for a cohort of 45 – 50 learners on your caseload with the ultimate aim of coaching and mentoring them to prepare them for their end-point external assessment with the British Computer Society.   Whilst our financial package for this role is competitive, the satisfaction you get from making a difference to the lives of others is priceless.

Having previous experience in a similar role would be a bonus, but if you have not, don’t fret; as part of our commitment to you we will be putting you through Coaching and Mentoring training – making you a fully qualified Skills Coach!  Alongside this we will give you access to our commercial training courses to enable you to refresh your knowledge in the areas that you will be coaching in.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to truly use your knowledge and expertise within systems and networking whilst helping and encouraging learners through their apprenticeship programme.

Your team

Based in Brighton city centre, you will be required to work closely with the Regional Delivery Manager and Head of Delivery. The position will require travel across multiple sites (depending on where your learners are based) so having your own transport is a must!

Financial package and benefits

We are offering a competitive financial package + car allowance, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice, 3 days of additional training from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Your background

You will need to hold a degree, higher education qualification and a minimum of 2 years industry experience in the areas of IT and Systems and Networking, with a sound technical knowledge. It is a given with the nature of the role that excellent communication is key, with a desire to work in a coaching/mentoring environment. Holding an existing CAVA qualification would be ideal, however as mentioned, it is not essential.

About QA Apprenticeships

QA Apprenticeships - As the fastest growing division of QA, we are now the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services apprenticeships. Our multi-award winning programmes have been awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with an amazing 'Outstanding’ in all areas.

If you think you have what it takes and have the relevant experience, skills and qualifications please get in touch.

 

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Technical IT Networking Trainer - Cheltenham

Learning, Government & Defence

Cheltenham

Technical IT Networking Trainer - Cheltenham - Partime or Full-time

You will make a genuine difference to the education landscape, delivering leading edge classroom and 'hands-on' Network and Telecommunications training for QA.

Ideally, but not essential, you would have some training and coaching/consulting experience, but must be able to demonstrate an excellent understanding of how modern fixed and mobile network infrastructure functions at both a local and international scale. No experience of training, don't worry - we will take your raw talent and support you through a professional training development programme.

With a genuine enthusiasm to share your networking and Telecommunications experience and knowledge with others, you will be able to explain how networks function, use practical demonstrations, and be able to create hands exercises to facilitate others learning. Delivering leading networking skills to the market, you will have excellent customer facing, interpersonal and communication skills, along with the ability to work independently.

 Main Responsibilities: 

  • To deliver networking and telecommunications courses
  • To maintain an up-to-date skills base through personal development and accreditation activities
  • To take responsibility for developing and maintaining agreed courses
  • Transforming performance through learning

Experience & Qualifications

  • Essential
    • A passion to share your knowledge with others
    • Certifications such CCNP or other relevant Networking qualification that demonstrate your level of experience and understanding
    • Hands on experience and knowledge of LAN technologies: Wi-Fi, Ethernet, Routers, Firewalls, Network IDs etc...
    • In-Depth knowledge of the OSI model, Networking Protocols and implementations, e.g. HTTP, HTTPS, TCP, UDP, OSPF, BGP4, IPv4, IPv6 etc.…
    • Working knowledge of mobile communications infrastructure
    • Knowledge and experience of Mobile technologies: 2G (GSM), 3G (UMTS), 4G (LTE, LTEA)…
  • Desirable
    • BSc degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area e.g. Computing and Information Networks
    • Certificate in Training in the Life Long Learning Sector (CTLLS) or equivalent

 Please apply below.

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IT Technical ASSESSOR / Skills Coach - Degree Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

Leeds, Manchester

IT Coach and Mentor within our awarding winning QA Apprenticeship Programme  

Flexible Location, Part-time and Fulltime available

Do you enjoy training & coaching your IT Team? Are you the go-to-person who enjoys helping others? Have you thought about becoming an IT Coach & Mentor permanently?          

OUR Role:

Working within our Degree Apprenticeship Programme you will enjoy the prospect of coaching, mentoring & assessing groups of young adults towards the achievement of technical degree qualifications. Full training will be provided, all you will need is a suitable technical degree.

Having a caseload of students, you will engage and organise with our learners to complete planned assessments in the work base in Technical Skills. Your knowledge will include at least ONE from: Software Development OR  Database Development OR Networking OR Technical Security OR Server Infrastructure OR Service Management. 

What’s so important is your approach, organisation and proactivity to help retain learners and ensure each student achieves their assigned projects and qualification in line with the targets and objectives you have agreed in the Individual Learning Plan.

YOUR experience:

A Degree OR other Higher Education Qualification in Computer Science, Computing, Software Development, and Networking or a related discipline, OR significant industry experience.

Willingness to gain Coaching and Assessor Qualifications within 12 months of commencing employment

The ability to provide inspiring coaching sessions to degree apprentices – training provided. 

Ability to identify individual learner needs – training provided.    

Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners

Ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achievement

About us:

QAs Degree Apprenticeship is a pedagogically innovative, work-based programme that has expanded rapidly since its recent launch. Our degree apprentices work for varied clients including FTSE100 businesses, central government departments, wider public sector organisations and small technology companies. The Apprenticeship division is part of QA, the UK’s leading provider of IT and business services training and education. Our multi-award winning programmes were awarded the highest possible grade by Ofsted with ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

Your remuneration package will be competitive and match your skills.

 

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Trainer - SQL

Learning

London

Qualified SQL Trainer/SQL Coach – London

Are you currently a SQL Trainer/Coach who loves developing others, looking for a new challenge?

Or are you fed up with not getting the progression you have hard-work for?

Then read on…

Why apply?

If you’re qualified SQL Trainer/SQL Coach based in London, had enough of contracting or your permanent role is no longer challenging you. How about doing something different or working for one of the UK’s largest Education providers where you help others understand the world of SQL…then this role is perfect for you.

As a company, we have promoted a number of SQL Trainers/SQL Coaches into Lead/Manager positions across the business and actively encourage employees to share ideas/practices that could make our courses more effective.

What is the role?

With our support, you will deliver/coach using face to face, e-Learning or digital SQL courses and content to all appropriate areas within QA to likeminded people. Whether they are a highly qualified professional or a beginner looking to get into the world of SQL.  

Based in London, you will be delivering/coaching both public scheduled and bespoke courses for all appropriate areas of QA’s SQL Portfolio.

How will we support you?

From day one you will be assigned a co-pilot/buddy to help get you up to speed with our processes and ensure you can help deliver our award-winning SQL programmes.

Financial package and benefits 

We are offering a competitive financial package (dependant on experience), private pension as well as 25 days holiday. 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

Must haves:

  • Accredited SQL Trainer/Coach
  • Proven experience of delivering SQL courses or coaching learners studying SQL
  • Customer facing, presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to share expertise and experience with others.
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK and ability to travel to different locations
  • Ability to plan and deliver against set targets

Who are we?

As one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK. We like to help develop skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders.  With our HQ in London and 20 training centres nationwide, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative, award-winning (2016 Top 20 IT Training Companies List) & ever-evolving skills solutions.

So interested? If so please apply today…

 

 

 

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UX UI Designer

Central Services

Leeds

QA Ltd is the leading learning services provider in the UK, transforming the performance of leading UK organisations in both the private and public sector through a range of learning programmes designed to provide measurable impact.

You will pay a key role in designing applications for a growing company – across all four of our Business Divisions

With over 20 applications to get your teeth into, we provide a lot of opportunities to grow and develop your skills.

Being the Number 1 Training Delivery Company in the UK, we know how to support you.

The Role

  • Work on cross-platform applications to develop user experiences covering mobile phones, tablets and computers
  • Create design and workflow from high-level business and project requirements. 
  • Both create new and enhance existing sites to ensure that they are responsive and compliant with current design guidelines

Skills & Experience Required

  • Standard digital design tools (e.g. Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Omnigraffle, Balsamiq, Axure, etc.), HTML5, CSS and JavaScript experience (AngularJS / is a plus)
  • Working within project guidelines and tight timeframes
  • Creating support and implementation documentation 
  • Knowledge of: Balsamiq, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
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Virtual Learning Administrator

Learning

London

Coordinator – Virtual Learning

Are you fed up with your current role? Want to get more involved with customers? Great then this role is for you…

What is the role?

As part of our Virtual Learning Team, you will be responsible for supporting our wide-ranging client base, managing our ‘Attend from Anywhere’ and Virtual on-line courses.  

Dealing with our delegates/learners via email, telephone and WebEx, you will help support customers who cannot physically attend our courses but can virtually.

In this role, you will not only need good people skills but the ability to help from technical perspective running connectivity tests to ensure our customers have the right setup to attend our live online training (don’t worry we will give you the tools and know-how).  

As part of the job, you will need to be able to work shifts when required to help support clients which can be 7:30 to 4 pm or 10 am to 7 pm. So if finishing early or later to beat the mad commuter rush interests you, then please read on...

How will we support you?

It’s really important to make sure you have the support required to do this role, which is why you will have a dedicated experienced team member train you on a daily basis until you are comfortable as well as your manager – Natalie. Natalie has been with QA for 1.5 years so has a wealth of experience to help guide you.

You will be joining a team of three in an environment that is relaxed, sociable and has a good team mentality where tea is a staple and going out after work is a regular occurrence.

Financial package and benefits 

We are offering a competitive base salary (dependant on experience), Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

What do we do?

QA is one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders.  Headquarters in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative and cutting-edge skills solutions to UK organisations.

Must haves (We do need the following):

  • Previous experience in a customer service role – dealing with clients via email, telephone and face to face (if possible)
  • Experience using Microsoft Office – Word etc.
  • Great people skills (sounds cliché but building relationships is a key part of this role)

Nice to have

  • Previous experience using WebEx

If you’ve read the above, feel we are the company for you. Then apply to us today. Speak soon…

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