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Make UK – Curriculum Manager (Engineering & Manufacturing)

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Make UK – Curriculum Manager (Engineering & Manufacturing)

Curriculum Manager – Workshop (Engineering & Manufacturing)

Aston, Birmingham
Competitive salaries and excellent benefits including up to one day’s paid leave each year to undertake volunteering opportunities
The National Membership Director plays a pivotal role in leading Make UK’s membership growth and maximizing engagement efforts, aligning with our corporate strategy. This senior position collaborates closely with the CEO and COO to develop, inform, and shape Make UK’s manufacturing policy and representation mandate.

Role and Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for safety compliance in the workshop environment
  • Ensure that apprentices follow health and safety protocols, wear correct PPE and understand the reasons for it.
  • Ensure that delivery of qualifications meet Awarding Organisation, partner employers and Make UK standards.
  • To provide technical insight into delivery of qualifications, Standards and trailblazer items for future delivery.
  • Ensure that learner work is stored safely and accurately in e-portfolios and is accessible for IQA.
  • To work closely with the Curriculum Manager- Operations to ensure the best possible running of the Foundation curriculum.
  • To manage a team of tutors, organising workload, discipline, welfare, absence, holiday cover etc.
  • Provide guidance and support on the induction of new apprentices and the recognition of prior learning.
  • To ensure that the progress of students in the workshop is effectively monitored and managed.
  • To manage and role model effective communication between teaching staff/employers/apprentices so that operations are effective.
  • To create a motivational learning environment by providing stimulating and demanding subject delivery that allows learners to acquire the skills and knowledge
  • To undertake any other duties as may be reasonably requested within the limits of your capability

About you


  • Time Served apprentice, relevant City and Guilds (Part 3) qualification or full Technical Certificate or National Certificate or higher. Skills specific NVQ Level 3 or higher or equivalent.
  • Teacher qualified (minimum PTTLS), A1 or equivalent qualification (be able to demonstrate working towards may be considered) and a V1 qualification.(or be prepared to achieve V1 within 12 months of being in post)
  • Managerial experience within medium-large engineering educational setting.
  • Knowledge and experience to contribute actively to decisions to optimize delivery and consult in changing landscape of qualifications.
  • Expertise in engineering/manufacturing qualifications – to lead onboarding and RPL.


  • Empathy with young people, ability to plan, deliver training, and assess outcomes.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to influence and inspire colleagues and students.
  • Logical approach to problem-solving.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Ability to motivate and command learner respect.
  • Track record of delivering training and assessment activities in accordance with national standards and best practices.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, commitment, and professionalism.

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What we do

We stimulate success for manufacturing businesses, helping them to meet their objectives and goals. We empower individuals and we inspire the next generation.

How we do it

We enable manufacturers to connect, share, solve problems and create opportunities together. We do this through regional and national meetings, groups, events and advisory boards. We work at every level to ensure UK Manufacturing performs and grows, now and in the future.