Careers at Derwent Training
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We are an Independent Training Provider who provide training for regional employers.


Based in Malton, North Yorkshire, we are financially strong, ethically driven and deliver engineering and leadership & management training across some 1000 regional square miles.


We are a close-knit and friendly team, all supporting each other to help Derwent Training and its apprentices to succeed.

Why work with us?

We are honest with ourselves and those we work with, continually seeking out self-awareness to help improve how we do things. Small steps to progress lead to great leaps in achievement and it is only by being honest and transparent that we can get there.


Our learners are front and fore of all that we do. From decisions on facilities to how we organise our working policies. Working at Derwent Training means you can be confident of the direction that you will take in your daily role.


Whether recognising how we can be more inclusive to being open with our finances, all of Team Derwent are led by a strong sense of ethics. We strive to permeate this throughout the business; to our learners, partners and those we work with every day.


Ours is not a culture of complacency, we are always trying to achieve more and stay one step ahead of standards and our industry. Moving forward is our goal and we value the role each of us is able to play in this, whether learners or employees.

Benefits of working at Derwent Training
Work a 9-day fortnight (with every second Friday off)
Pension scheme
Generous 27 days’ leave entitlement (plus bank holidays and additional days over Christmas period)
Day off for your birthday
Support with your development e.g. teaching qualifications, CPD opportunities
Organisational structure

Our structure is reasonably flat, with a small Senior Leadership Team working alongside our Training and Business Support Team, all governed by an Executive Board and reporting into the Charities Commission as a not-for-profit company.

Within our Business Support Team we have sales, administration, finance, marketing & employer liaison, HR and data management functions.  Our Training department covers Engineering (split into Metal Fabrication, Mechanical, Technical Support and Mechatronics) and Leadership & Management.

Current opportunities
Estate Maintenance Person

£11,500 – £12,900 (3 days/week)

Why work at Derwent Training:

  • 27 days annual leave (pro-rata), including a day for your birthday.

Job Description:

  • To maintain engineering equipment within the practical areas of the training centre and assist with maintaining health and safety practices in the workshops
  • Maintain engineering equipment within the workshop and teaching areas
  • Ensure all workshop areas are clean, orderly and safe
  • Order resources using appropriate Company procedures to support curriculum needs by sourcing best value at all times
  • Promote a sustainable work environment through reducing, reusing and recycling wherever possible
  • Implement safe and ethical disposal procedures
  • Ensure maintenance on the building is completed.

This position would suit an individual with experience of working with engineering equipment. 

Successful candidate must have an Enhanced DBS (employer pays for this)

Hertford Way, Malton

Fabrication and Welding Trainer

To be agreed

Why work at Derwent Training:

  • 27 days annual leave (pro-rata), including a day for your birthday.

Job Description:

  • Teach across MIG, TIG and MMA Welding up to Level 3
  • To ensure that at all times duties are carried out with due regard to the Company’s policies and procedures including but not limited to Safeguarding and Prevent
  • To teach learners effectively for an agreed scheduled timetable of contact hours across all delivery sites
  • Duties may include assessment of work-based learning
  • Undertake an annual teaching commitment of 1080 hours of 1000 assessment based solely in the workplace. For employees carrying out both roles then the hours will be pro-rate and added together to produce an annualised teaching and assessment commitment. Annual covers the period between 1st August and 31st July each year
  • To interview and provide initial assessment and guidance to learners
  • To monitor, evaluate and assess individual learner progress and achievement, including internal quality assurance as required, to the required standards
  • To develop and lead courses under the supervision of a line manager
  • To contribute to the Company’s quality initiative including self-assessment, observation, appraisal and the mentoring and support of colleagues
    – To contribute to cross-service team initiatives, such as behavioural management strategies
  • To provide course documentation such a schemes of work, lesson plans, tracking of individual learner progress and participate in the development of teaching materials and resources including use of information learner technologies
  • To teach programmes appropriate to the needs, aspirations and levels of competence of learners
  • To prepare up to date teaching materials relevant to the needs of learners
  • To monitor learners’ attendance and progress, maintain records and prepare reports and where appropriate keep own records and contribute to an efficient service
  • Wide record keeping system.
  • To participate in course development and review
  • To work or liaise with additional learning support and other colleagues for referral purposes as appropriate
  • To contribute to and take up staff development opportunities
  • To participate in curriculum development, including integrating blended learning methodologies in order to meet learner needs, promote achievement and develop progression opportunities.
  • To assist with related teaching tasks such as, but not limited to, attending Company events, exam invigilating, induction events and award ceremonies.
  • To assist in publicity and marketing of the Company and its services
  • To carry out such duties as the line manager shall from time to time require
  • Agree personal work objectives with the line manager and to regularly review progress towards their achievement
  • Carry out duties with due regard to the Company’s customer care, equality and diversity, information governance, data protection and health and safety policies and procedures
  • To actively provide, information, advice and guidance (IAG) to all students, colleagues and peers. Being pro – active in approach and evidencing this IAG provision wherever possible
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with the level of the post, including cross – service responsibilities as agreed with the line manager

Hertford Way, Malton

We are always happy to receive CVs from time-served engineers with appropriate careers and/or relevant teaching or engineering qualifications that are looking for a change in career.

Please send your CV to Chief Executive Officer, Claire Gavaghan on

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