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Training Designer

Raytheon UK Stand: W28

Training Designer

Location: HMS Raleigh, Torpoint


Summary of Role:


The Training Designer role is responsible to the Enabling Manager (Training Design) for the production of DSAT compliant documentation for multiple MOD sites and the use of a standardised design processes.  


Main Duties:

Work as a member of a team whose responsibilities are the analysis, design, maintenance, review and production of DSAT Documentation & processes for multiple MOD sites and organisations.  Main duties include:

  • Conducting Training Design Reviews of all training courses at least every three (3) years and the maintenance and update of the design of training courses to ensure that such training courses are up-to-date and that they satisfy relevant operational / workplace performance requirements.
  • The upkeep, update and revalidation of course syllabi and standards, trainer competence, qualification and experience requirements.
  • Conducting the upkeep, update and revalidation of course information, including but not limited to, course size limits, health and safety, relevant rules and regulations, course length and required support and resources.
  • Conducting and maintain Training Design in response to new training requirements, including those arising from New Capabilities, to ensure that training satisfies operational / workplace performance requirements, provides the design output requirements required by the Authority and is kept up-to-date.
  • Updating Training Design to incorporate relevant recommendations and feedback from internal and external assurance, to ensure that training remains up-to-date and satisfies operational / workplace performance requirements.
  • Identifying opportunities to provide accreditation for new and/or amended training as designed, and/or any amendments or implications for existing accreditations following Training Design changes. 
  • Producing, maintaining and/or updating Training Design documentation which includes:


  • Formal Training Statement (FTS) (including the Training Performance Statement (TPS), Training Objectives (TOs), Workplace Training Statement (WTS) and Residual Training Gap Statement (RTGS)
  • Assessment Strategy (AStrat) and Assessment Specification (ASpec)
  • Learning Scalar and Learning Specification (LSpec)
  • Training Authorisation Document (TrAD)
  • TMIS (TAFMIS or replacement) course templates.
  • Interviewing subject matter experts to collate required data
  • Participate in internal workshops to discuss and agree findings from analysis.
  • Any other duties required to complete the Training Design Service.


Candidate Requirements:




The Training Designer should have experience of the processes applied to training design, have experience of development and delivery environments and have contributed to the design of significant training courses. The Training Designer will have:

  • A good working knowledge of the training design and development processes for training media
  • Experienced and capable of working within a team
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels both internally and within the customer organisation
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Experience of Training and/or Instructional Design 
  • Detailed knowledge and practical experience of:
    • UK Ministry of Defence procedures and policies
    • Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT).



Should have some experience of:

  • Programme management tools and applications
  • High level of determination to succeed
  • Integrity and honesty; able to deliver bad news as well as good
  • Energy and drive; willing to work long hours when required
  • Staying power; maintains personal motivation over the long haul
  • Courage; able to make the difficult decisions as well as the easy ones.
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