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£30,000 to £33,000 (plus car allowance)

Contract Type



Management ASSESSOR / Skills Coach - Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship

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.


How to apply


When you’ve found the role you want, click the ‘Apply’ button to open the application form. We’ll ask you to upload your CV, and to enter some personal information and provide additional supporting information depending on the role. Remember, this is your time to shine, so please ensure that anything you would like us to be aware of is included in your application. Once you’ve applied, you will be sent a password to your own private account area where you’re able to keep track of the current status of your application(s), as well as read all of the previous email communications, and action requests that have been sent to you.


Once we’ve reviewed your application, a member of the Talent Acquisition team will be in contact with an update on your application. If your application is being progressed, a telephone interview will be scheduled with the Talent Acquisition team to discuss the opportunity, your skills and experience – this is also a great time for you to ask any questions that are important to you. The next stage of the process will then vary depending on the role, division or level you’re applying for, however this may involve 2-3 stages, including technical, HR or competency questions, or might ask you to complete an online work-style assessment as part of your application. Our Talent Acquisition team will explain exactly what the interview and assessment process will be.


If you’re successful and an offer is made to you, we will make the verbal offer and work with you to agree a provisional start date. Your Talent Acquisition Consultant will keep in touch with you, and answer any questions you have. They’ll also support you with any steps involved to confirm your offer. The formal offer paperwork will be sent to you by our People Team, along with any requests for any additional information required.

Background Checks

We take professional and/or educational reference checks on all of our employees so you will be asked to provide this information when returning your contract. For these checks, we do allow people to start with us whilst the checks are in process, however please do note that employment with QA is based on satisfactory references.

For some roles within the business, we also carry out additional checks such as DBS or DV Clearance, depending on the role or division you will be working in (it will be made clear at the beginning of the recruitment process if additional checks will be part of the offer for the role you’re applying for) – for some of these additional checks, it is important that these are completed prior to you joining QA.


Welcome to QA! Prior to joining you should have all the information you need to get started on day one and are likely to have a 'Buddy' assigned to you who will help and guide you during your first few weeks here. Your line manager will develop a personal induction plan for you, as well as ensuring that you also go through the company induction so you have a full understanding not just of your role but also of QA as a whole.