Skills Coach (Welding)

BAE Systems UK

Location: Glasgow City

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Skills Coach (Welding)

Location: Govan - Onsite

Salary: £39,921+

What you’ll be doing:

  • Delivering outstanding teaching, learning and assessment practices that engage and inspire apprentices to fulfil their individual potential
  • Developing apprentices that are innovative thinkers and creative problem solvers, through designing and delivering learning content
  • Taking professional pride in their role and embrace continuous professional development opportunities in support of delivering innovative and impactful teaching
  • Coaching apprentices to reach their full potential by providing key support, mentoring, challenge and motivation
  • Assessing and monitoring learner progress & performance in line with the apprenticeship frameworks/ standards and the occupational expectations of the business
  • Maintaining and recording data in accordance with BAE Systems, SDS and awarding body requirements

Your skills and experiences:


  • Skilled engineering professional with occupational competence within Welding
  • Completed an apprenticeship or equivalent in Welding


  • Training & Development qualifications S/NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
  • Assessor Award qualification
  • Verifier Award


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual leave incentive.

The Early Careers team:

Early Careers is a growing area with record investment here at BAE Systems and you will be joining a relatively new and expanding team. This role will provide you with the opportunity to help shape the apprenticeship programme being based within the Naval Ships, Glasgow. We invest £90m into our Early Careers and Skills Programmes annually, with 2,000 Apprentice learners currently in the UK. This is a rewarding role which will give you the opportunity to work with and shape the future talent within the business.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.


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