The training provider is a leading training consultancy operating across the UK. They deliver a wide range of training programmes at their centres in Rochester and Dover and on our clients’ premises. They are also a specialist Apprenticeship training provider and they have an apprenticeship is the strand of our company that focuses on Apprenticeship training and recruitment.

They are seeking to appoint a qualified/experienced Trainer/Tutor with experience in teaching practical based mechanical subjects for the Foundation Competence programme within the workshop. They are looking for an applicant to train practical units in Bench Fitting, Turning and Milling and another units depending on experience. The role involves training and supporting employed apprentices from a range of different employers that the raining provider work closely with developing their skills, knowledge and behaviours on Apprenticeship Standards. They work similar to an academic year where training is conducted in term weeks with time allowing for marking of work and preparation of further courses. The successful applicant will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and will enjoy working as part of the Engineering team.

Flexible working approach where lessons are conducted from our head office in Rochester, but non-teaching days can be done working from home or from the office.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Industry experienced and occupationally competent
  • Ideally qualified as a Trainer/Teacher, however IPS can provide support to become qualified
  • Well-motivated and able to work within a team of Engineering Trainers
  • Organised and able to plan academic material
  • Willing to embrace changes within the industry, working as part of a team and moving forward into new approaches to online training
  • Experience with machining processes

Benefits including a competitive salary, company laptop, flexible working, profit share, pension, life insurance, learning and development opportunities, focus on wellbeing and healthcare schemes.

As an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community, from any background. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your interview. IPS International is also a Gold Investor in People award holder and embodies the values of personal involvement and development within the business.


  • Company pension
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Profit sharing
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home

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