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Local Training Initiative Assistant Coordinator

Working Hours: 39 hours per week. The typical working day is 8.30am – 5.00 pm, but the post holder will be required to work outside normal working hours (i.e. evenings and weekends) on occasion. Occasionally the post holder may be requested to attend the FIT head office in Glasnevin.

Employer Profile: FIT’s mission is to promote an inclusive Smart Economy by creating a fast track to marketable technical skills for those most vulnerable to sustained long-term unemployment. It is the primary industry skills development initiative in Ireland. In collaboration with Louth and Meath Education and Training Board, FIT is currently seeking an appointment to assist in implementing and day-to-day coordination of an innovative (LTI) Local Training Initiative Programme, which will be located in Dunshaughlin Co.Meath.

Role Outline and Context: This LTI programme will provide accredited training in two separate streams: ICT and advanced manufacturing. It will also identify progression routes into further training, education, and employment options available to participants. The LTI Assistant Coordinator will assist and contribute to the day-to-day implementation of the LTI programme in consultation with all stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assist in the coordination of a full-time LTI programme,
• Assist in the promotion and recruitment of participants for the programme,
• Administer the registration of learners with LMETB,
• Design and evaluate training provision,
• Assist with the accreditation of the LTI modules,
• Hold regular meetings with external tutors to develop ongoing work plans/ schedules to ensure smooth management of the project,
• Provide individual support and evaluation to all learners,
• Assist in the evaluation of learners progress with regular group and individual sessions,
• Monitor individual learning plans with learners and facilitate progression to other forms of training, education, or employment,
• Comply with all LMETB and FIT quality assurance requirements,
• To deliver mandatory QQI and City and Guilds training modules, including technical, employability, work experience, and soft skills modules.

Local Training Initiative Coordinator

Working Hours: 39 hours per week. The typical working day is 8.30am – 5.00 pm, but the post holder will be required to work outside normal working hours (i.e. evenings and weekends) on occasion. Occasionally the post holder may be requested to attend the FIT head office in Glasnevin.

Employer Profile: FIT’s mission is to promote an inclusive Smart Economy by creating a fast track to marketable technical skills for those most vulnerable to sustained long-term unemployment. It is the primary industry skills development initiative in Ireland. In collaboration with Louth and Meath Education and Training Board, FIT is currently seeking an appointment to lead the implementation and day-to-day coordination of an innovative (LTI) Local Training Initiative Programme, which will be located in Dunshaughlin Co.Meath.


Role Outline and Context: This LTI programme will provide accredited training in two separate streams: ICT and advanced manufacturing. It will also identify progression routes into further training, education, and employment options available to participants. The LTI Coordinator will lead the day-to-day implementation of the LTI programme in consultation with all stakeholders.


Duties and Responsibilities:


• Co-ordination of a full-time LTI programme,
• Co-ordinate the promotion and recruitment of participants for the programme,
• Co-ordinate the testing, selection, and registration of learners with LMETB,
• Responsible for the welfare of and ongoing support to learners to ensure they benefit from and successfully complete the programme,
• Design and evaluate training provision,
• Plan for the accreditation of the LTI modules,
• Hold regular meetings with the Assistant Co-ordinator to develop ongoing work plans/ schedules to ensure smooth management of the project,
• Provide individual support and evaluation to all learners,
• Evaluate learners progress with regular group and individual sessions,
• Develop individual learning plans with learners and facilitate progression to other forms of training, education, or employment,
• Comply with all LMETB and FIT quality assurance requirements,
• Source, supervise, and monitor external tutors,
• To deliver mandatory QQI and City and Guilds training modules, including technical, employability, work experience, and soft skills modules.

Digi-Chaperone

Reporting To: FIT Training Services Coordinator

The main role of the Digi-Chaperone is to oversee the digi-skills development and progression of online learners participating in the Step In2 Tech Digi-Skills Programme (a collaborative initiative on the part of Microsoft, FIT and Prodigy Learning). A critical requirement in the role will be the on-going delivery of online digi-skills training offerings on available on the Digi-Skills Learning Platform enriched with continuous personable mentoring, career advice and development supports to participants – most of whom it is envisaged will be novices with regard to technology training. The Digi-Chaperone will be the first and constant point of contact for participants who for the most part will be job seekers engaged in this reskilling initiative as a means to kick-starting new career options in tech related sectors of the economy. The Digi-chaperone will guide, support and mentor participants through the programme content, advise them on career development and employment opportunities and where desired support them in their job search.

Tech Apprenticeship Development Officer

Primary responsibility: supporting the successful introduction, promotion and deployment of the ICT Associate Apprenticeship Programme, the Tech Apprenticeship programme being implemented by FIT, having been appointed national Coordinating Provider by the Apprenticeship Council and in collaboration with SOLAS, Education & Training Boards, ETBI, Technology Ireland and the wider tech sector. Key performance indicators will be the effective engagement of tech companies as adopters of the Apprenticeship route and their engagement of Tech Apprentices wishing to pursue route to a professional career in the sector.  The goal of FIT is to scale to 1,000 Tech Apprentices by 2023.

Project Coordinator

At FIT (Fastrack into Information Technology) we pride ourselves on continuous evolution and innovation in the interest of key client groups of tech enthusiasts and tech employers. The driving force behind programme development is the presence of skilled and dedicated project managers. We are currently seeking a highly skilled Project Coordinator to contribute to programme development as we embark on a number of innovative vocational education training initiatives in emerging technologies. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in tech skills development initiatives, as well as strong work plan development and progress oversight skills. She/ He will be expected to prepare and present progress updates to appropriate management channels on a regular basis, ensuring the innovation we seek is being achieved.  

Registrar

The Registrar is responsible for the Tech Apprenticeship Registry Team’s day-to-day oversight to include adherence to all statutory and accreditor requirements relating to the provision of apprenticeship in Ireland. Specifically, this will consist of the planning, scheduling, and monitoring of Tech Apprenticeship provision. The Registrar will also play a significant role in shaping quality assurance activity associated with Tech Apprenticeship delivery to include QA compliance reporting and the timely fulfillment of both internal and external stakeholder requirements. The Registrar role consists of some oversight of academic operations and specifically the management of apprentice assessment planning, graduation and related activities. 

The Registrar will build and foster relationships and will be able to convey regulatory compliance requirements confidently and to various audiences. Most importantly, the Registrar will utilise and promote a data-driven approach to the Registry Team’s work. The Registrar will liaise with accreditors and regularly Chair various committees related to Tech Apprenticeship. The Registrar will promote good governance and champion quality assurance enhancement activity and improvement initiatives.

Workplace Learning Officer

Reporting to: FIT Registrar

The (WLO) Workplace Learning Officer is responsible for monitoring all Tech Apprentices’ progress through their work-based learning journey. Specifically, this will consist of planning and monitoring activity completed by apprentices in situ within their employers’ workplaces and while in completion of a Tech Apprenticeship programme. The WLO will build and foster relationships with employer representatives, Workplace Mentors, and Workplace Assessors and will act as a crucial link between Apprentices, Tutors, and FIT.

The WLO will utilise an online system to track apprentice progress against set timelines, putting in place mitigation arrangements where an apprentice does not meet expected standards or timelines. The WLO will work closely with the FIT Senior Quality Assurance Officer and escalate any apprentice welfare issues presenting on an ongoing basis.

Technical Trainer

Reporting to: FIT Registrar (on behalf of FIT CLG)

Place of Work: Aerbridge House, Dunshaughlin,

This LTI programme aims to provide its learners with the opportunity to engage in accredited training relating to ICT or advanced manufacturing, also identifying progression routes into further training, education, and employment options available to them. Specifically, this role will lead the delivery of programme modules predominantly relating to the advanced manufacturing discipline.

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