Training Officer in Food & Drink Manufacture & Butchery

Butcher, Manufacturing and Production
Mid Wales
Posted 2 months ago

Working hours: 37 hours a week.

Salary: Up to £27,000.00 a year.

Our story

Our mission is to engage with all young people, learners & employers supporting the Food & Drink Manufacture and Butchery sectors and individuals to thrive through training and development.  We have gained an enviable reputation throughout Wales for delivering high-quality training and development programmes.


We are looking to recruit a highly skilled Training Officer to work as part of our growing Food and Drink Manufacture & Butchering team in the above locations.

The ideal candidate should be able to teach and develop Food and Drink Manufacture and Butchery apprentices who are employed within the sector.  Self-motivation, enthusiasm, independent working and team working is a must for the role, along with good interpersonal  and communication skills.

You will be working directly with employers and apprentices of all ages so the ability to motivate individuals and support them in achieving agreed goals must be one of your attributes to possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and have the proven ability to motivate individuals towards achieving agreed goals.

Ultimately you will gain a huge amount of job satisfaction through teaching your apprentices and achieving their NVQ diploma qualifications between Levels 2 to 4.

You can expect to deliver teaching and learning in the workplace on a day to day basis passing on your knowledge and experience as well as undertaking assessments, assisting candidates in the preparation of their portfolio of evidence and carrying out progression reviews.

Similarly, you are expected to support learners to improve their literacy, numeracy and digital skills, and promote the use of the Welsh Language wherever possible.

It is a requirement to have access to your own transport as travel is critical to the position.

You should:

  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience of working in the Food and Drink Manufacturing sector
  • Have Food Manufacture or Butchery qualifications at level 2 and 3 or 706 1 and 2
  • Have experience in leading a team and supervising others (desirable, not essential)
  • Have excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Have a good level of IT skills and ability to learn new software
  • Hold D32/D33, TAQA or A1 Assessor award or willing to undertake
  • Hold GCSE A* C / 9 – 4 in English and Maths or Level 2 equivalent (desirable, not essential)
  • The ability to speak Welsh is desirable but not essential


  • Delivering effective teaching and learning to a caseload of learners in the workplace
  • Development of learner’s skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Plan and carry out assessments to meet the needs of qualification, including in person and online
  • Maintenance of learner records of assessment and progress
  • Engaging with potential employers and learners to identify new opportunities
  • Working with other departments within Cambrian Training to ensure the learner is able to complete their apprenticeship programme in a timely manner


  • Generous annual leave and bank holiday entitlements
  • Flexible working hours
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme on completion of the probationary period
  • Wellbeing and mental health support
  • Ongoing CPD opportunities
  • Company pension scheme
  • Staff uniform, laptop and mobile phone provided

If you are interested in applying, then in the first instance please send your CV and a covering letter, outlining why you want the position and why you feel you would be a suitable candidate to:

Stephen Bound (General Manager) at the below e-mail address:  Tel: 01938 555 893

You will be required to self-register as a Work Based Learning Practitioner with the Educational Workforce Council.

An Enhanced DBS Disclosure will be required at the employer’s expense.

Cambrian Training Company Ltd is an equal opportunity and disability confident employer.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 30th April 2024

The company reserves the right to close the vacancy at any time should we receive a large number of suitable applications.  Therefore, we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for the positions.

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