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Training Officer at PGL

Training Officer

We're looking for a suitably experienced individual to join our Head Office Training Team and deliver our nationally-recognised Apprenticeship programme and centre-based Introductory Programme to our activity centre staff.

Training Responsibilities

  • Plan and deliver training to Apprenticeship candidates from registration, and support them through to certification of their framework.
  • Carry out Assessment and Verification duties as directed by the Apprenticeship Programme Manager on ‘Assessment and Verification Structure’.
  • Carry out regular centre support visits to designated centres and as directed by the Apprenticeship Programme Manager.
  • Provide regular feedback to the Operations team via agreed communication channels.
  • Support Centre Managers, senior teams and on-centre assessors in all aspects of the successful delivery of the PGL products and related systems, in accordance with current occupational competence.
  • Assume the role of Course Co-ordinator throughout the duration of the winter training period for Sport and Recreation Apprenticeship programme(s).
  • Maintain administrative records to the highest standards of accuracy.
  • Contribute towards the achievement of company objectives through (specific) inter-departmental working parties and project teams.
  • In conjunction with the PGL Recruitment Officers, offer advice on PGL careers and courses to PGL staff.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure In-house Training Programmes, as designated by the Apprenticeship Programme Manager, ensuring the highest  standard and most cost effective delivery.
  • Co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the Company’s First Aid provision across all levels of the business ensuring cost effectiveness and centre establishment fill.

Communication Responsibilities

  • To build effective working relationships with those in other departments.
  • Liaise effectively with NGBs, Awarding Bodies and external organisations in order to ensure timely achievement of awards and qualifications which you are delivering.

Personal Development Responsibilities

  • To continue to develop own knowledge and skills in order to keep up with changes in technology, ways of working and changes in customer expectations.
  • To regularly review own targets and work towards the achievement of agreed objectives.
  • Successfully complete personal development awards and maintain CPD records related to your job role.

Please also visit the Training and Development Section of our website for further details of the training opportunities available to our centre-based staff.

Where can I do this job?

Alton Court, PGL Head Office
Jobs at PGL Head Office

PGL's head office is based on the outskirts of the small riverside town of Ross-on-Wye. The location is significant, as the local River Wye saw PGL's founder (Peter Gordon Lawrence) launch his very first canoe trips from here in 1957.