HR CIPD Learning and Development Coach

Job Title:               HR CIPD Learning and Development Coach
Job ID:                   03011
Location:              Manchester
Job Type:              Permanent
Salary:                   £30-40k
Industry:               Education


This is an opportunity to join one of the UK’s highest potential and most entrepreneurial Ofsted grade 1 rated education and training companies at a turning point in the industry. The Apprenticeship Levy came into effect in April 2017, driving a dramatic shift in the world of apprentices and doubling the Apprenticeship market.

For the last 5 years, they have built a business which delivers truly amazing Digital, IT and Technology apprenticeships. They work with some of the most impressive companies in the world, such as AO and Google, as well as some of the most inspiring and exciting young people in the UK.

They are currently hiring Learning and Development Coaches / Apprentice Advisors to work within the HR Consultant/Partner (CIPD) Level 5 Programme Delivery teams. The Vendor is: CIPD Level 5 Certificate in HR Management.

You will be guiding apprentices to plan their activities, develop their skills in the workplace and support them to complete their qualifications through a mix of coaching, industry guidance, workplace visits and liaison activities.

They are looking for candidates with a passion for coaching and mentoring candidates to complete apprenticeship qualifications and develop their skills in a variety of sector specific roles.

The Apprentice Coach role includes the following responsibilities:

  • Providing effective, varied and frequent interactions thus ensuring that apprentices achieve their maximum potential throughout the training programme.
  • Liaising and communicating with the apprenticeship employers/line managers to ensure they are fully aware of apprentice’s progress and aware how to support them to meet key milestones.
  • Map and advise on work completed against the Standard
  • Assist the apprentice with applying knowledge in the workplace
  • Advise the apprentice and employer to ensure the programme remains on track and any concerns are addressed
  • Guide the apprentice to select evidence for their Summative Portfolio
  • Support the apprentice through the Synoptic Project
  • Support the apprentice and employer with the feedback within the Reflective Journal
  • Confirm readiness for endpoint assessment.



  • Relevant HR sector skill knowledge of the workplace and subjects
  • Generic workplace skills knowledge and understanding such as written skills, teamwork, interpersonal, communication and employability etc.
  • Previous experience of delivering relevant apprenticeship qualifications
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills

Professional Qualifications:


  • Relevant HR skill knowledge of the workplace and subject Management, Learning & Development
  • Generic workplace skills, knowledge and understanding including; written skills, teamwork, interpersonal, communication and employability
  • Previous experience of delivering apprenticeship qualifications
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office


  • Formal vocational training qualification.
  • Experience in coaching others
  • Experience liaising and working with sector employers
  • Knowledge of sector skills, awarding and funding body regulations
  • Experience of using a virtual learning platform such as Moodle

If this sounds like a good match, then please get in touch ASAP as interviews are taking place immediately.

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