Skills Coach Assessor

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Vacancy details

Applicants must provide evidence of their right to work in the UK as BPP is unable to provide visa sponsorship

Job Profile

Apprenticeship - Skills Coaches & Assessors


Skills Coach Assessor

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Job Purpose

To provide coaching and support to our apprentices either via face to face or telephone contact and to liaise with their employer to ensure they complete the requirements of their apprenticeship on time. The role will include making assessment decisions on competence across various disciplines where appropriate.

BPP Professional Apprenticeships provides apprenticeships that lead to professional qualifications in Financial Services (Banking, Insurance and Investments), Business Administration, Technology, Management & Accounting. This role primarily relates to Financial Services Apprenticeships and therefore experience of working in a Financial Services environment is essential.

Job Background

Travel requirements: Regular travel to Livingston office and client premises throughout Scotland as required



Key Responsibilities:

• Assessing and supporting candidates through an apprenticeship programme in line with timeframes set out on their Apprentice Learning Plan.
• Accountable for meeting government targets set for your cohort of apprentices
• Carrying out reviews either in person or on the phone with apprentices and line managers
• Provide information, support and guidance to allocated cohort of apprentices on all components of their apprenticeship to ensure successful completion
• Establish professional working relationships with clients
• Build effective working relationships with the wider business, for example BPP's central client team
• Embrace the BPP codes of practice and ensure compliance with SDS requirements
• Administration to include funding paperwork, reporting and diary management
• To achieve a minimum of 75% achievement rates
• Effectively undertaking any other duties as required


Professional Apprenticeships - Apprenticeship School

Vacancy location


UK, Scotland, Livingston

Candidate criteria

Candidate Criteria

• A history of working in Financial Services
• Assessor qualified or a willingness to undertake relevant qualifications
• Strong communication skills
• Excellent time management and organisation skills
• Professional working ethos to effectively build business relationships with large corporate clients
• Ability to work effectively on own and as part of a team
• Desire to achieve excellence in all aspects of the role
• UK driving licence
• Knowledge of Skills Development Scotland policies and procedures is desirable

The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced
DBS check, financial screening and checks on driving licence / points

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore the successful candidate will be required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings that are not protected, as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013).

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£24-25k depending on experience