Location Aberdeen
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Mark Swindle

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Published: 18 days ago

​Superior Recruitment Group are looking for an experienced Instructor on behalf of our client based in Aberdeen. This is a full time permanent role.


Delivery of high-quality training to course delegates through demonstration, coaching and assessment to meet required standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Delivery of standard, endorsed, accredited, approved, and bespoke training course material to delegates/ clients to industry standards such as OPITO, RTITB, HSE, ECITB, NPORS, MCA and RYA

  • Coach and assess delegates/clients during training sessions against relevant standards to ensure they meet the required learning objectives, addressing any learning gaps

  • Ensure delivery of training courses are comprehensive, consistently meeting the specified lesson plans against the scheduled timetable

  • Ensure all training material is prepared in advance for delegates as well as classrooms being fit for purpose i.e. general tidiness and layout

  • Ensure administration procedures are followed from enrolment to certification

  • Identify opportunities for improvement in the design of training courses and where appropriate support process of modifying training material

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current health & safety legislation relevant to course delivery and industry standards

  • Proactively undertake any personal development required for the role on an adhoc basis as well as any requirements identified in the competence matrix

Quality, Health, Safety and Security

  • Has the authority to stop all operational activities in the event of safety risks

  • To report any incidents, accidents and near misses in accordance with business Incident Policy.

  • To ensure own safety and the safety of all others who are under the care of business Safety Services.

  • To comply with all policies and procedures to protect the health, safety, and welfare of anyone affected by business.

  • To ensure that equipment provided for the protection of health and safety is maintained and used appropriately.

  • To attend all Mandatory Training with regard to fire, health and safety, manual handling and quality procedures.


  • To undertake training to meet the requirements of your role.

  • To behave in a manner that respects the differing needs and cultures of the staff.

  • To actively participate in an Annual Appraisal and provide evidence to demonstrate your achievements.

  • To demonstrate the values and non-negotiable behaviours in delivering a quality service to both internal and external customers.

  • To identify your development needs within the Annual Appraisal to ensure that any CPD requirements are achieved and demonstrated in practice.

Key Competencies

  • Competencies - To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies

  • Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions

  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.

  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

  • Cost Consciousness - Contributes to profits and revenue.

  • Diversity - Promotes a harassment-free environment.

  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organisational values.

  • Organisational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.

  • Planning/Organising - Prioritises and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently. Professionalism Approaches others in a tactful manner; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions.

  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures, Reports potentially unsafe conditions.

  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions.

  • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Generates suggestions for improving work.


  • Assessor qualifications; teaching/ training qualification; Successful completion of qualifications as advised in training matrix. Dependent upon the role there may be specific qualifications required in order to perform the role such as: Crane instructors will be required to hold a current Offshore. Stage 3 Crane certificate. Moving Load Instructors and Rigging instructors will be required to hold industry competence/ certification.


  • Dependent upon the role specific knowledge or experience may be required in one or all of the following areas onshore construction, onshore/ offshore oil & gas industry and/or training and learning environment.

Language Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of people.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to become competent in the theories and practical elements for course delivery; Experience of mentoring and supervising a team/ individual in operational role; Ability to use IT systems e.g. PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Work Environment

  • Regularly required to stand; Sometimes required to work in inclement weather.

For more information and to apply, please submit your up to date CV and our specialist team will be in touch as soon as possible.