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Rural Industry Apprenticeships – Training Officer

As part of the continuing development and growth of our construction sector apprenticeship provision at Herefordshire, Ludlow & North Shropshire College (HLNSC), we are seeking to appoint to the following post.



0.6 FTE – pro-rata, depending on qualifications and experience


To provide ongoing support and carry out Progress Reviews for an agreed caseload of trainees, and to engage with sector employers and businesses in the region to promote and grow Apprenticeships within the Rural Industries & Land-Based Sectors.


Progress Reviews and on-programme support will be carried out for a caseload of Level 2 and Level 3 Apprentices working in occupations such as Forestry and Arboriculture. Additional apprentice occupations may be added to the portfolio over time. Apprentices will be placed with public and private sector employers across Herefordshire and neighbouring counties.


The post-holder will be based at our campus at Holme Lacy. A background in one or more of the targeted rural industry or land-based occupations would be an advantage, but not essential.


As part of the role, you will also be expected to carry out the associated organisational / administrative processes including recruitment and placement processes, quality monitoring and reporting, preparation of apprentices for End Point Assessment, and achievement claims. You will also support and participate fully in the ongoing Faculty and College activities to achieve the College’s key mission and objectives.

HLNSC is committed to equality of opportunity, the Prevent Duty and safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This position is subject to Safer Recruitment procedures which include criminal convictions checks, barred from working with children checks and any necessary overseas checks.

Closing date: 5 August 2024

Interview Date: 12 August 2024


Vacancy Details

Job Location: Holme Lacy
Salary: 0.6 FTE - £30,254- £32,121 pro-rata, depending on qualifications and experience
Contract: 0.6 FTE Permanent
Working Hours: 22.2
Possible Start Date: ASAP
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Listing Expires: 5th August 2024