Defence Training Designer - Helensburgh

Ref: 1222 Date Posted: Friday 14 Jan 2022
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Location:              Helensburgh

Base Salary:         £28,000 - £30,000 – Dependant on Experience

Hours:                   37.5 (Average per week)

Working with a global defence leader, we are currently recruiting for a Defence Training Designer who will be working on a range of long-term training projects. This role will see you involved in designing training solutions for critical programmes aligned to UK defence and security.

The Defence Training Designer will be responsible to the Training Associate Manager for ensuring that customer requirements and contractual outputs are delivered against agreed SLA’s and KPI’s.


  • Work as a fully integrated member of the Training Team
  • Design documents for the delivery of training modules to the relevant Defence Standard
  • Support company operations in support of training outputs
  • Conduct reviews of training documentation and Defence Quality Processes
  • Maintaining a working knowledge and understanding of approved documentation, mandatory health and safety legislation, acceptance standards and directives to ensure compliance with significant weapon systems Programme and Company requirements

Skills and qualifications

  • Experience of defence instructional delivery standards (ideally)
  • Excellent organisational and workload management skills
  • Strong communication, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Flexibility and an adaptable attitude
  • Be motivated, reliable, show initiative and be able to work to deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Defence System Training Quality Processes
  • Knowledge of eLearning/Blended Learning Solutions (Scripting/Storyboarding etc.)
  • Knowledge of the PSA and how it impacts UK training documentation
  • Experience in training environments and equipment
  • Capable of building and maintaining customer relationships and debating technical issues with both Customer and Accreditor
  • Should be highly competent with programs such as Word and PowerPoint with a little Excel.
  • Should be able to answer questions and provide examples around creation of technical training to DSAT (Or SAT) standards.

Due to UK national security requirements, applications are sought from UK citizens only. We cannot progress applications from non-UK citizens or those holding dual nationality.

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