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Rail Trainer/Assesor

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  1. Transportation

Rail Trainer/Assesor

Rail Trainer/Assesor

Atkins’ UK Transportation business brings together the capabilities of our Rail, Highway and Local Transport teams, into a single business of 3,000 talented engineering professionals transport planners and consultants. The unique breadth of services in Transportation, combined with our scale, makes Atkins the leading UK transportation infrastructure consultancy. We create a culture and environment to inspire our people, ensure collaboration with our clients and continue to shape the future of mobility.


  • Submit all completed safety training and competence assessment details for the update of records and certification.
  • Assist as requested in the development of Atkins/SNC Lavalin training and assessment policies.
  • Co-operate with performance appraisals to develop your potential and identify opportunities for training and development.
  • To be involved in your own development, with records supporting regular self-reflection on practice and continual professional development (CPD).
  • Compile and maintain appropriate information, records and statistics to assist in the measurement of performance against target.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Formal Trainer/Assessor qualification as appropriate.
  • Sound knowledge of Railway Safety and Rules and Regulations appropriate to railway training, assessment and certification.
  • Strong sense of commitment and able to communicate at all levels.
  • Good organisational and communication (written and oral) skills.

Competency Requirements:

  • PTS.
  • IWA.
  • LKT.
  • COSS Theory.
  • Level C.
  • Level D.
  • SWL Tech.
  • SWL 1.
  • PC.
  • SSOWP.

Qualification Requirements in line with RTAS Rules:

Assured Trainers shall demonstrate their competence as a trainer by holding one of these qualifications:

  • Preparing to Train in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTTLS).
  • NVQ Level 3 in Training and Development.
  • NVQ Level 3 in Learning and Development.
  • NVQ Level 3 in Direct Training.
  • CIPD Certificate in Training Practice.
  • City & Guilds Further and Adult Education Certificate -C&G 7301/7306.
  • Employment National Training Organisation ‘L’ Units L9, L10, L11 and L13.
  • Training Delivery for Adult Learners, e.g. C&G 7331, Method of Instruction, European, Armed Forces or Civil Service Trainer training.

Assured Assessors shall demonstrate their competence as an Assessor by holding one of these qualifications:

  • NVQ Level 3 in Training and Development.
  • NVQ Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (Units 1 and 2).
  • D32: Assess Candidate Performance.
  • D33: Assess Candidate Using Different Sources of Evidence.
  • A1 Award: Assessing Candidates Using a Range of Methods.
  • Assessor qualifications under TAQA, e.g. Level 3 Certificate in Assessing.
  • Vocational Achievement (CAVA).
  • Having passed the Network Rail Assessor training.

Equivalent qualifications can be accepted and should be closely aligned to the assessments that will be delivered as an Assured Assessor. Equivalent qualifications are subject to review of relevance to Assured Assessing before being accepted.

Atkins recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment.

We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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