Location: Bridgwater (occasional travel to Gloucester Business Park)

Department: Training instructor

Rate of pay: £255.00 per day

Holiday entitlement: 36 days per year (including bank holidays)

Job Purpose / Overview

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Nuclear Skills Alliance (NSA) as a Training Instructor with our client where we are building two new nuclear reactors, the first in a new generation of nuclear power stations in the UK providing low carbon electricity for around six million homes.

The NSA is developing and delivering training programmes across numerous technical areas. This vacancy will be focussing on the Environment training programme within the Technical & Safety area.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and delivery of key training areas. They must ensure personnel have the required initial knowledge to carry out their roles to a high level. The job holder must ensure accuracy of material, adherence to the training standards / procedures and excellence in quality of delivery.

Principle accountabilities

As a Training Instructor in the NSA you will have the opportunity to make a major impact on the performance of the organisation through the application and delivery of quality training, supporting the NSA skills pool to meet the needs of the business. You will be working closely with HPC personnel to assist in effective knowledge transfer within the workforce, while developing your own skills and forging an exciting future.

The key duties the successful candidate will be required to carry out:

  • The development and delivery of training material in one or more of the key training areas
  • Support training in classroom or workshop environments, as well as providing coaching and mentoring of trainees to expedite learning
  • Act as course coordinator for responsible training areas
  • Responsible for leading and delivering training to groups from 1 up to 20 people, depending on the subject and environment
  • Communicate with line managers for the successful development of competence within their teams
  • Maintain relationships with stakeholders and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for development of material

Knowledge & Skills


  • HNC or higher-level qualification in a relevant technical subject or equivalent experience in a relevant science or engineering-related discipline
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Good interpersonal effectiveness and communication skills
  • Ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to latest technology
  • Ability to function effectively in a team
  • Ability to identify, analyse and solve technical problems
  • Strong mentoring and influencing skills
  • Mobility where required, to deliver relevant training away from the base HPC location


  • Knowledge of training processes
  • Knowledge in the field of environment, technical and safety, either in power generation or a related industry
  • Knowledge of modern learning methods and media, and experience of bringing these into the development and delivery of training
  • Knowledge of Vision training tool
  • Holder of a recognised teaching/training qualification
  • Experience in customer and stakeholder relations

Job Tenure: Contract and Full-Time
Salary: Up to £225 per day
Location: Bridgwater, Somerset

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