Master Trainer - TRANSPORT SECTOR APPRENTICESHIPS - Mozambique
- Harare, Zimbabwe
|Company Type||NGO, Educational, Apprentiship Training|
|Job Role||Master Trainer - TRANSPORT SECTOR APPRENTICESHIPS|
|Joining Date||End January 2020|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Monthly Salary||Around $3000 USD negotiable|
|Career Level||Senior Management|
|Years of Experience||5|
|Degree||Qualified and accredited as a Class 1, grade C3 Diesel Mechanic, or similar valid trade certification|
Accountability Reports to the TVET Institute Director.
Working hours 48 hours per week.
Position Statement The Master Trainer – Transport Sector Apprenticeships will lead the apprenticeship program and work co-operatively with the Technical Training team and Employers to pioneer the development of Workplace-Based Training for the Transport Sector.
Key areas of responsibility
Implement the apprenticeship program for technical artisans within the transport sector and modular skills training courses by presenting theoretical and practical units, assessing competence, and reporting.
Participate in the promotion of the training and development programmes to prospective participants, both from the employers side and potential students
Participate in the identification of training and development needs amongst technical employees of participating employers by conducting skill-level assessment tests in liaison with managers for the purposes of modular or apprenticeship training.
Provide a linkage between industry standards, training providers, employers and apprentices, and carry out specific related functions under the legislation and regulations respecting the designated trade and corresponding apprenticeship programs.
Promote the apprenticeship and certification opportunities to diverse audiences.
Coordinate and administer apprenticeship agreements and examinations, advise apprentices and employers of their rights and responsibilities under relevant legislation and regulations regarding apprenticeship programs and investigate matters of non-compliance under the legislation.
Assist in the design and development of the supporting documentary framework for the apprenticeship program and modular courses by reviewing logbooks, training contents, assessment forms and report formats to adjust to levels of competence and the needs of the companies.
Manage apprentices and apprentices by keeping them on track in their training by accompanying their daily attendance and progress both in the workplace and offsite.
Assist in the development and application of the practical apprentice skills assessments by formalising assessment methods, competency and performance standards to measure fail and pass performance at each stage of the apprentice’s development, ensuring uniform implementation across different companies, and maintaining industry assessment standards.
Ensure the completion of tasks per time-lines, keeping managers informed, and recommending remedial action where they do not comply with their responsibilities.
Develop and implement skill level assessment tests for purposes of recruitment.
Assist in the recruitment of technical staff by conducting skill-level assessments at selection stage, in liaison with recruiters and responsible company managers, and issuing results against the performance standard.
Assess the effectiveness of training design and delivery methods and revise to improve by analysing feedback from apprentices.
Carry out post-training follow up with apprentices on-the-job by observing their performance, formal assessments, and in meetings with managers. Identify problem areas and rectify through re-training where required.
Deliver monthly/weekly reports and statistics analysing training activities, outcomes and apprentice performance, with recommendations and actions to meet objectives.
Administer training records by keeping logbooks up to date and ensuring apprentice portfolios of evidence are complete and filed.
Comply with training targets and KPI’s agreed and set to fulfil the training plan, solve issues that threaten achievement of objectives and escalate problems to management, with proposed solutions.
Manage the security of tools, materials and equipment used in training, housekeeping of training areas and equipment.
Perform other official duties as required.
5 years of experience as an apprenticeship trainer using the apprenticeship framework of training, and application of competency-based training techniques;
Fluency in both English and Portuguese (desirable).
Instructional knowledge of Transport Sector skills, especially truck mechanics, auto-electrics, panel beating and welding;
Advanced knowledge of apprenticeship system, legislation and regulations respecting the apprenticeship programs and trade certification
Advanced knowledge of trades, clients and cultural diversity, and a working knowledge of trends in the industry
Working knowledge of applicable government policies and priorities, and other agencies’ mandates and interprovincial activities
Proficient in assessing existing and post-training skills;
Proficient in MS Office – MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
Good written and verbal communication skills;
Detail orientated (accuracy and quality orientation when working);
TVET Certificate B for Mozambique (desirable).
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