Job Description

Training Design Engineers x 10 - DSAT, JSP822

Training Design Engineers x 10 with DSAT is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Cumbria, Bristol or Portsmouth

Overview of the Training Design Engineer contract roles

The Principal Engineer (Training Services) will utilise best practice and professional training expertise for the conduct of training analysis, learning design, delivery, data management and assurance services for the Royal Navy Submarine Service.

Activities will be undertaken autonomously or leading a team, with the support and guidance of a Line Manager as required. The Principal Engineer (Training Services) will take positive steps to maintain knowledge levels are current and up to date. The duties of the role will require initiative and skill in discharging the training tasks in a positive manner, utilising professional training skillsets to produce consistent, quality and coherent training outputs. This role sits within the Support Engineering (Training Services) family of job roles, reporting to a Line Manager as required. Specific duties include:

  • Providing support to a Line Manager as required, to ensure a quality training service is provided to the MoD Customer(SDA and ISM) and training stakeholder community, thereby enabling the delivery of safe, available and capable Submarines in service with emphasis on crew training, ensuring levels of Suitably Qualified and Experienced Personnel (SQEP) are maintained.
  • Conduct and deliver high quality training outputs in accordance with the Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT) Quality Management Standards (QMS).
  • Provide training delivery activities aligned to the Submarine Delivery Agency (SDA) key deliverable plan in support of the Submarines Training Providers.
  • Provide support to internal and external training stakeholder meetings as directed by the Line Manager.
  • Provide support to the Line Manager in the delivery of training outputs (e.g. Authoritative Advice, Design Change and training impact statements) required by the Submarine Delivery Agency (SDA) to time and quality.


  • Analysis and delivery of submarine training data in support of the Submarines training community.
  • Training Needs Analysis Outputs as defined in accordance with JSP 822 Part 2 (Defence Systems Approach to Training - DSAT).
  • DSAT Compliant Customer Courseware and Media.
  • Development, delivery and maintenance of training outputs, courseware and media to support Customer requirements.
  • Customer Training Evaluation and Audit Reports.
  • Development, delivery and maintenance of training outputs, courseware and media to support Customer requirements.

Key skills required for the Training Design Engineers

Essential Requirements:

Hold relevant JSP 822 TNA qualification.

Detailed working knowledge of DSAT and experience in the delivery of DSAT compliant training deliverable outputs.

At least 1 years' experience as an Instructor to MoD personnel.

Ability to analyse and respond to customer training data requirements.

The role is based in Barrow in Furness, Cumbria - commutable from Carnforth, Milnthorpe, Lancaster, Morecambe, Penrith, Workington, Whitehaven and The Lake District

May be based in Barrow or at one of our client' Southern Sites.(Bristol/Portsmouth)

If you are a Training Design Engineer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Training opportunities please contact Paul Scott on or phone 0161 694 9198

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