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Training Manager Role

WorldSkills UK needs your skills!

We are looking for highly motivated individuals that can help us accelerate the development of young people’s skills from national to world-class standards.

As part of the WorldSkills UK Training Team you will play an important role in developing the UK’s top apprentices and students as they prepare to compete at WorldSkills Shanghai 2021, known as the ‘skills Olympics’. Success at this global event will secure the UK’s position as a world leader in skills development.

The WorldSkills UK training programme focuses on teaching young people high level technical skills, resilience and mindset training; all attributes that will help them secure rewarding careers.  Successful candidates should demonstrate relevant and current industry knowledge and experience in technical and vocational education.   As part of the WorldSkills UK Training Team you will receive leading edge professional development, supported by an international network of experts, enabling you to enhance your own qualifications and career opportunities. 

Role outline

Training the UK’s next generation of high flyers is a hugely rewarding role, but don’t just take our world for it. Hear how the experience is currently benefiting professionals throughout the UK:

To find out what it is like to take part in the ‘Skills Olympics’, catch the live action from WorldSkills Kazan 2019 here from 23 – 26 August.

Role opportunities

We have the following roles available:

Assistant Training Manager

  • 3D Digital Game Art
  • Autotech
  • Bricklaying
  • Carpentry Cabinet Making
  • Electrical Installation
  • Manufacturing Team Challenge
  • Restaurant Services
  • Welding
  • Autobody Repair
  • CNC Milling and Turning
  • Jewellery

Training Manager

  • Aircraft Maintenance
  • Patisserie
  • Web Design
  • Industry 4.0*
  • Industrial Robotics*
  • Building Information Management (BIM)*

*These are the skills that WSUK are currently scoping and there is no commitment for a UK entry in this skill in WorldSkills Shanghai 2021.

Application process

Stage 1

If you would like to join our community of Training Managers, submit your CV and a short video of no more than four minutes (can be a rough edit on a mobile device), or a written personal statement, to explain your interest in the role, confirm you have support from your employer, and how you feel your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role to: by 18 September 2019 stating which skill and role you are applying for.

Stage 2

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview and assessment day where you will have an opportunity to hear more about the role and meet the WorldSkills UK Team, on 27 September 2019.

Successful applicants will be asked to attend a programme induction and training event on Thursday 24 October - Saturday 26 October 2019 at Loughborough University.

For more information email