We're recruiting - Qualification Manager

20 Jun 2023

image with blue people shapes and one red person shapeLCL Awards is looking for a new Qualification Manager to develop and maintain our range of qualifications, specifically in the electrotechnical and renewable sector. We are one of the UK’s leading Awarding Organisations (AO), with a rapidly expanding centre portfolio and a raft of constantly updated qualifications designed to meet the needs of installers across the building services engineering sector.

The ideal candidate will have experience in quality assurance and industry expertise related to the electrotechnical and renewable qualifications we offer. Our ethos is to deliver guidance and support to approved centres, in order to ensure our qualifications are delivered to a high standard, in-line with regulatory requirements and LCL Awards procedures.

Skills/Experience Required

  • Must hold Level 3 Electro-technical Certificate or any industry recognised equivalent.
  • Hold an appropriate qualification in externally monitoring and maintaining the quality of assessment (this is ideal but not mandatory).
  • Wide range of building services sector experience in the training, development, assessment and quality assurance of technical employees, including apprentices, trainees, engineers, supervisors and managers.
  • Detailed understanding of the accreditation, certification, examination and assessment processes relating to LCL Awards courses and qualifications.
  • Proficient computer literacy skills including the use of Microsoft software
  • Organised with a flexible attitude that includes productive time and project management skills.
  • Works on own initiative and demonstrates a high level of team participation skills.
  • Set, manage and meet deadlines.
  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills.
  • Communicates at all levels whilst exercising tact, discretion and diplomacy.
  • Competent and experienced in the design, development and implementation of examination and assessment strategies to meet the requirements of specific LCL Awards courses and qualifications.
  • Embraces the principles of accessibility, diversity and equality

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Carry out the work activity of:
    • Qualifications Developer
    • Examination & Assessment Writer
    • External Verifier
  • Proactively monitor and react to the publication of legislative, normative and informative industry standards impacting on LCL Awards qualifications, examinations and assessments
  • Support the Operations Manager Quality Assurance Manager, Compliance Manager, and Operations Director on technical issues affecting the design and development content of courses and qualifications.
  • Continually review the course and qualification examination and assessment documentation to ensure validity, technical accuracy, currency and improvement measures are identified and implemented
  • Represent LCL Awards at industry and sector technical committees and meetings as required
  • Appoint, manage and support the qualification writers, credit rating and qualification levellers and assessment and examination developers.
  • Liaise with Technical Specialists on technical issues relating to the design and content development of courses and qualifications.
  • Ensure the principles of diversity and accessibility are implemented and embedded in all technical development activities.


  • Directly to the Quality Assurance Manager.
  • Directly to the EQA Field Team Manager for all EQA responsibilities.

Employee Benefits

As well as a competitive salary we offer rewarding employee benefits including, 24 days paid holiday plus the standard eight bank holidays. We also offer you an additional paid holiday day for your birthday, a workplace pension scheme, Specsavers premium optical care scheme and cycle to work scheme.

Full Time: Monday-Friday, 8.30am-5pm

Location: This is a flexible hybrid role with a mix of working from home and the Head Office Based in Northolt.

Package: Competitive Salary + Company Car or Car Allowance + Business Expenses


To apply, send your CV to Caroline Lay: caroline.lay@lclawards.co.uk