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  • Apprenticeship Trainer/Facilitator

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: Human Resources
  • Location: Doncaster, South Yorkshire
  • Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
  • Hours of work: 40
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 25-Apr-2018
  • Job reference: 15006

Job Description

This is a regionally based role. You will have access to an office near to your home location and will operate across a number of training facilities within the region.


Apprenticeships are evolving and as an employer provider, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality training and support to all of our learners. In 2017, we started our work to launch new programmes across all career channels in the Group. These educationally linked programmes are offered at entry level right through to degree level and will offer best in class learning and development to help our colleagues achieve their career ambitions.


As part of this vision, we’re looking for inspiring and enthusiastic individuals to join us in this newly created role. As an Apprentice Facilitator, you will facilitate the workshops for cohorts of colleagues and Managers on a year long development journey.


In a typical week, you will need to be able to:


  • Credibly lead a high energy workshops and flexibly respond to learners, recognising levels of engagement in the room with a wide range of colleagues

  • Present key learning points succinctly and clearly, and then assess understanding

  • Be credible in a wide range of subject areas including

    • Sales and customer experience

    • Personal effectiveness and development

    • Key management skills

    • Safety

    • Project Management  

    • Systems and processes

  • Challenge and provide developmental feedback in a ‘live’ group environment, in a way that is accepted and actionable

  • Take a holistic perspective on all the modules in a programme to ensure that learning is linked and their development builds throughout the programme

  • Support and mentor candidates that are completing development programmes (working alongside the Apprentice Mentors); stretching the high flyers and supporting the less able learners

  • Ensure the quality of delivery remains consistent and meets Group Standards

  • Work with Programme Design Leads to feedback relevant changes required to material and programme content to improve its effectively in application and identify any gaps or delivery improvements.


To excel in this position, you’ll have experience of facilitating workshops at both colleague and management level, with an engaging delivery style that succeeds in holding the attention of the learners. Our Apprenticeship team and programmes are evolving so you’ll need the ability to quickly adapt workshops to emerging needs. You’ll also be used to working as part of a large team.


Within this role, you will be expected to deliver 3 days per week with 2 days prep.


About Us


The Travis Perkins Group operates 21+ businesses across the UK. Everything we do and sell is all around you. With a £6bn turnover and more than 28,000 colleagues serving trade and retail customers from over 2,000 trading outlets nationwide, we are the top performing UK Group in our sector. From supplying materials for iconic buildings to helping out our local customers through the floods, we’re a highly collaborative, high impact business that’s been recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers.


The ‘family feel’ of our business has crafted a strong inclusive culture, where people come first - rewarding performance and building careers. It’s the reason why we are such a successful organisation, doubling in size in the last 5 years with clear growth plans for the future.


If you are interested in this opportunity to be at the forefront of our Apprenticeships vision, click the links below to submit your application.


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