Rail Trainer

Full-Time, Permanent
Birmingham, Doncaster, Newport
Posted 4 weeks ago

Safety-Critical Training Courses & Assessments

Based in our Training Centres in Birmingham/Doncaster or Cwmbran. Permanent role offering Competitive salary and benefits package

At INFRA Skills our mission is to improve the safety and competence of all individuals who will be working in the UK Infrastructure environment, delivering a range of training, apprenticeships, assessments and recertification courses that give candidates the knowledge and confidence to work in a highly safety-critical environment, working to rigorous standards and understanding the responsibilities of their actions and behaviours.

We believe in the value and contribution of individuals, respecting the diverse makeup of our organisation and want people who want to make a difference to our clients and to the growth of the Group. Our teams are committed, supporting each other to meet the demands of an industry sector which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, 365 days of the year. Working together to either plan, resource or deliver a range of services into a highly demanding industry sector, that can be very reactive, challenging your skills to adapt quickly to new situations. A strong worth ethic and a ‘Can Do’ attitude is the foundation of our business, we want people who can drive success and have a right first time, every time approach to their work-life, without cutting corners and who understand the essence of safety and customer service. We are an award-winning people-orientated business, nurturing, and investing in our staff and teams to become the best at what they do, creating managers and leaders of the future.


What will I be doing?

As a fully qualified, professional trainer, you will work with our team to deliver a range of accredited, non-accredited training and assessments to all learners in a professional, quality driven environment. Our sectors operates a 24/7/365 environment that requires flexibility to deliver in-line with client requirements which may include nights and weekends with potential for overnight stays as required. You will also support on the delivery of level 2 and level 3 apprenticeship standards delivering technical training and support for learners to achieve their qualifications ensuring that you work within regulated standards, guidelines and processes as set by the Company or awarding body.

On a day to day basis, your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering training courses and workplace assessments in-line with Network Rail Sentinel rules, accreditation and regulatory Bodies, industry and company standards, group standards and current protocols and specifications.
  • Demonstrating and mentoring behaviours that promote best practice that is above and beyond the normal behaviours that have traditionally existed within the railway industry.
  • Regularly liaising with clients to communicate learner performance, results and issues to ensure these are resolved promptly.
  • Ensuring that all required documentation for each training course / assessment / qualification is completed at the end of each session to the highest standard and meets all the requirements of NSAR and awarding bodies.
  • Maintaining competence in-line with current standards by either online exams or assessments.
  • Familiarisation with all method statements for trackside training.
  • Preparing all training rooms, visual aids and assessment materials in-line with training plans.
  • Ensuring all training/assessment plans are up to date in-line with current issue.
  • Maintaining a record of Continuous Personal Development (CPD).
  • Logging in to the Sentinel database at least twice a year to ensure skills are kept up to date. Ensure that evidence is retained and included in CPD.
  • Ensuring track visit requirements are met and all resources required are adequate before/after use.
  • IV responsibilities, as required.
  • Attending training meetings when required.
  • Undertaking verification activities in-line with the current system in accordance with sampling plan.


What experience would we like you to have?

To be successful in securing an interview, applicants must be registered with the National Skills Academy Railway (NSAR) and must possess industry required training and assessment capabilities including ‘Train the Trainer’ courses and Safety Critical competencies (to minimum COSS level).

What benefits will I receive:

  • 20 days paid annual leave + 8 bank holidays (pro-rata) (increasing with length of service)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • BHSF healthcare cash plan
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Sick pay increasing with length of service
  • Long service awards
  • Continuing professional development


About us

Based from our modern training facility in Birmingham, INFRA Skills is fully accredited with;

  • NSAR – Network Rail competency assessments and training
  • CITB – Construction & Civils, Health & Safety
  • NPTC – Arboriculture
  • ILM – Leadership & Management Level 3 & 5
  • Highfield – Business Qualifications inc. Level 1, 2 & 3 First Aid at Work
  • City & Guilds – Rail Engineering Apprenticeships, Employability, Functional Skills.

As an equal opportunity’s employer, INFRA Skills do not discriminate on grounds of ethnicity, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, gender or sexual orientation.

The company also actively encourages both reservists and veterans of the Armed Forces to apply for positions. For more information on how we support ex-military personnel please visit our website.


How to apply

To apply forward your CV to kaye.toy@auctusmg.co.uk or apply online

Job Features

Job CategoryTraining
ExperienceSpecified qualifications are required for this role
Holiday20 days paid annual leave + 8 bank holidays (increasing with length of service)
PensionContributory Pension
Life AssuranceYes
Sick PayYes, increasing with length of service
Free Car ParkingYes

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