Weapons Trainer in Coulby Newham

Location: Lyneham
Salary: £33,000 per year
Recruiter: First Military Recruitment
Job Hours: Full-time

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First Military Recruitment is proudly working in partnership with a fantastic International Defence business who are looking to recruit multiple Weapons Trainers on a permanent basis due to growth based at their Lyneham depot.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Your role will entail the training of highly motivated students in all aspects of the trade, stripping and assembling, fault finding & repairs on most of the current in-service weapon systems.
  • Within this role, you will be working as part of a highly motivated team, in a job that offers the highest level of job satisfaction along with an excellent work life balance.
  • To prepare relevant training material, if necessary involving Media and Graphics Department input to provide relevant Weapons Training and maintain personal Course Training Plans (CPD) portfolio in respect of new technologies and equipment ensuring that lesson plans are training sessions are developed in accordance of the approved Course Training Plans (CTP).
  • Ensuring student development through monitoring, feedback appraisal, discipline and training interventions, ensuring all supporting documentation is maintained and that any special student developmental needs or training delays are flagged to the Lead Trainer (LT). Delivery of remedial training and revision as necessary.
  • Assessment of trainees to include: Creation of written examination and progress test papers, Creation of practical assessment/examination scenario and continuous assessments. Invigilation of
  • examination and assessments.
  • Successful candidate will work within the existing training team delivering high quality military apprentice training.
  • Responsibility within the Trade Training areas for cleanliness, security, Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW), Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) and environmental and
  • engineering hygiene, ensuring that all students are fully aware of these requirements.
  • Supervision of Students and Visitors to ensure full compliance with relevant H&S & PPE requirements and as relevant to the equipment training department, ensuring risks are adequately assessed and minimised. Ensuring that the correct equipment is used for each task.
  • To ensure that procedures are understood and implemented in the course of carrying out any work tasks.
  • Full training provided culminating in a Level 4 qualification (CET)
  • Skills and Qualifications:

  • An Armourer or Multi skilled mechanical engineer with high level of experience who would relish the challenge of a new job role.
  • Engineering teaching experience in further education
  • Minimum CGLI City & Guilds part 3 or above, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent military qualification.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in engineering
  • Have good craft/technical skills
  • PC literate with Powerpoint and Word
  • You must hold or have ability to obtain Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) security clearance
  • MB326: Weapons Trainer
    Location: Lyneham
    Salary: £33,000 – £35,000
    Working Hours: 07:30am – 16:30pm Mon to Fri (early finish on a Wednesday)
    Additional Company Benefits: PPE Supplied, Exceptional Career Development Opportunities, Heavily Discounted Gym Membership, Enhanced Pension Contributions

    About First Military Recruitment

    As a trusted recruitment partner we aim to identify the very best ex-military and defence sector talent that is on the market. We specialise in technical, managerial and a whole host of appointments and have the capacity to fill any vacancies from the shop floor to the boardroom. Furthermore, we fully understand the UK security clearance system and process and have unparalleled access to security cleared candidates. We are flexible and proactive and work with our clients to deliver an unrivalled and unique approach to recruiting the very best. Our clients range from well-known global brands to local SMEs all looking to enhance their staff count.

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