Trainee Electrical Installation Trainer

City & Guilds Training – Electrical is seeking passionate electricians who aspire to transition into teaching roles.

Join us as a Trainee Electrical Teacher / Trainer and embark on a rewarding journey to educate and inspire the next generation of electrical professionals.

Power your purpose: train electricians of the future

Are you the inspiration?

We all had that one teacher, or trainer, with the enthusiasm and power to bring a subject to life. Electricians of the future need people like you, to bring a spark to their learning, to help drive their progress, and to help change their lives through skills.

At City & Guilds Training – Electrical we’re seeking passionate electricians with the potential to teach. 

Join us as a trainee Electrical teacher / trainer, to educate and inspire the next generation of electrical professionals and be part of our purpose, to help people develop their skills for growth.

Salary: Competitive - Based on experience, skills, and qualifications

We are looking for teachers to grow further our industry leading training centres that are based in Crawley, London, Coventry, Doncaster, Leeds, Warrington, Carlisle and Workington.

We hire on a permanent, full -time basis and we offer excellent opportunity to join City & Guilds

Training in this exciting time of the transformation and expansion.

About us

City & Guilds Training – Electrical (formulary Trade Skills 4U) specialises in delivering comprehensive courses in electrical installation and renewable technologies for both experienced electricians and newcomers to the trade.

We’re part of City & Guilds, a registered charity and Royal Chartered Institute, which means you’ll be joining over 145 years of trusted technical expertise in skills development.

Role overview

This role suits individuals currently in hands-on roles, ready for a career change.

As a Trainee Electrical Installations Teacher/Trainer, you'll receive comprehensive training to become a professional educator, delivering both practical and theoretical programmes to electrical installation learners.

City & Guilds are a Disability confident employer. Please let us know if you require any support/adjustments at your interview and if successful any adjustments needed to support you in your role. If this is required, please email; 

This appointment will be made on merit.

We believe that diversity and inclusion strengthen and enriches us, and that it is the responsibility of everyone at the City & Guilds Group to drive this value. As ethnic minority groups and disabled people are currently under-represented within the Group, we particularly encourage and welcome applications from these communities.

Type of role
Full-time or part-time
Location - Country
Location - City
Business Unit
Closing date
Vacancy ref

About the Role:


Delivering high-quality and consistent electrical installation subjects

Assessing courses according to company and awarding bodies' guidelines

Reviewing student performance and implementing necessary procedures

Ensuring compliance with Health & Safety, Equality & Diversity policies

Collaborating effectively within the team and with external stakeholders


About You:



Recent industry experience in domestic, commercial, or industrial Electrical Installation

Minimum Level 2 qualification in English and Maths

Sound practical capabilities in Electrical Installations

Eagerness to learn and gain qualifications for teaching


Bonus points for

Working towards a Level 3 Teaching qualification or equivalent

Working towards a Level 3 Assessing qualification or equivalent

Level 3 electrical qualifications (C&G 2391, C&G 2382) or green credentials (Solar PV, EV,



Desired personal qualities:

Good interpersonal skills with maturity and confidence

Self-motivated with the ability to manage projects independently

Problem-solving attitude with patience and control in challenging situations

Ownership for problem-solving and assignment resolution

Balance between leadership and being a team player


Our story and mission:

Our vision is for a world in which everyone has the skills and opportunities to succeed. We support almost five million people each year to develop skills that help them into a job, develop on that job and to prepare for their next job. As a charity, we’re proud that everything we do is focused on achieving this purpose.

Through our assessment and credentialing, corporate learning and technical training offers, we partner with our customers to deliver work-based learning programmes that build competency to support better prospects for people, organisations and wider society. We create flexible learning pathways that support lifelong employability, because we believe that people deserve the opportunity to (re)train and (re)learn again and again – gaining new skills at every stage of life, regardless of where they start.

At the heart of our business sits the City & Guilds Foundation which amplifies our purpose by helping to remove barriers to getting into a job, celebrating best practice on the job, and advocating for jobs of the future. 

We were founded in 1878 by the City of London and the trade guilds of the time, to help people, organisations and economies to develop their skills for growth.

Our rich experience means we’re uniquely positioned to understand the future of work and learning. And we continually evolve to develop and deliver skills for the workplace of the future. Today, as well as qualifications and assessment, we offer digital credentialing, eLearning technologies, executive leadership development, technical training and consultancy. 


What we offer:

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • 25 days annual leave plus Christmas shutdown and bank holidays
  • Opportunities for personal development and career progression
  • Friendly workplace culture with support through our Skills Academy
  • Uniforms and onsite parking (available in most locations)
  • Extensive product portfolio and subcontracting network
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Wellbeing and mindfulness app Wisdom
  • Later life planning "Care Concierge" and Bereavement support
  • Coaching (rapid coaching, 1-2-1 coaching, peer coaching, strength coaching)
  • Enhanced pension
  • Additional free volunteering days



Next steps and how to apply:

If you think this is the role and organisation for you then we would love to hear from you.  Please submit your CV and complete our short application form using the apply button.

We shortlist for our vacancies on an ongoing basis, and we may close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. Please can you submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.