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Technical Training Specialist

Department: HR
Hours: 37
Salary: £30,000 to £36,000 p.a.
Location: Coventry

Closing Date: 0000-00-00


A unique opportunity to be part of our exciting growth plans.

The London Taxi Company is the manufacturer of the iconic London Black Cab which is utilised in over 40 major cities worldwide. We have an exciting future ahead our parent company Zhejiang Geely Holding Group are investing £325m to manufacture a brand new range extended zero emission capable electric hybrid taxi which will be built in a brand new facility at Ansty Business Park, Coventry.  The facility is the size of 8 football pitches and incorporates the latest construction and environmental technologies!


Department – Learning and Development - Training

Reporting to – Learning and Development Manager

Location - The Ansty Business Park, Coventry

Salary - £30,000 to £36,000 p.a.

The Role

Given our ambitious and exciting growth plans for the future we are looking for a training specialist to design, create, develop and deliver technical and appropriate training courses to internal and external customers, of the London Taxi Company and its associated companies.

Role Responsibilities

  • To develop and maintain a detailed understanding of new technologies used in current and future product ranges to industry standards
  • To develop tailored training courses in accordance with business needs, for on and off site delivery
  • To drive training transformation through the application of learning technology and intelligent design
  • To deliver externally accredited training programmes and assessments to the standards set by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) and others
  • To undertake the duties commensurate with IMI Internal Quality Assurance (IQA)
  • To devise initiatives and corrective actions to resolve non-conformities and identified customer concerns
  • To deliver training modules across a variety of disciplines
  • Any duties commensurate with qualifications and experience that may be required from time to time

The Person

  • Educated to GCSE standard
  • City & Guilds, Motor Vehicle Technology or Institute of the Motor Industry or NVQ 3 in Motor Vehicle studies
  • Membership of a professional body
  • Hold an assessor’s qualification such as “A” or “D” units
  • It is desirable but not essential to be high voltage trained and certified


  • Be competent and experienced delivering automotive technical training courses
  • Have electrical, mechanical and diagnostic specialisms
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Have excellent presentation and administrative skills
  • Be fully conversant in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Experienced with a Learning Management System
  • Be experienced in an automotive training environment. This is a prerequisite of this role
  • Highly motivated, able to work alone and also in a team environment
  • Full UK Driving Licence and valid passport as the role will involve a degree of domestic and international travel


  • A detailed understanding of electric / hybrid vehicles
  • Experienced understanding of bonded structures and composite materials
  • Knowledge of advanced communication networks and driver assistance systems

How to apply

Use the link below “Apply Now” to complete a brief application and upload your cv.

We reward our people with 25 days’ holiday p.a. plus UK statutory days, a healthcare cash-plan scheme, a salary sacrifice pension scheme, access to a childcare voucher scheme, cycle to work scheme.  We develop our people through our own training academy and external sources.

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