Training Design Lead, Lympstone, Devon, UK

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Lympstone, Devon, UK

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United Kingdom


GBRDEV111: CTCRM Lympstone, Exmouth Road, East Devon, Lympstone, DEVON, EX8 5AR, United Kingdom

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Summary of Role:

The Training Design Lead is responsible to the Enabling Manager (Training Design) for leading a Training Design Team to produce DSAT compliant documentation for multiple MOD sites within a standardised design process.  

Main Duties:

To Lead a team whose responsibilities are the analysis, design, maintenance, review and production of DSAT Documentation & processes for the Commando Training Centre Royal marines (CTCRM) and support to the wider Training Design Service at multiple MOD sites and organisations.  Main duties include leading a team to:

Conduct 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.
Upkeep, update and revalidation of course syllabi and standards, trainer competence, qualification and experience requirements.
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.
Conduct and maintenance of 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.
Update of 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.
Identify 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. 
Produce, maintain and/or update DSAT Training Design documentation including:
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.
Lead contributions to the development of overall instructional strategy and also be able to analyse and implement changes to training programmes, identifying effective and ineffective instructional design training methodologies to include but not limited to:
Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods
mentoring, coaching, on-job or in-classroom training
e-learning, simulations, workshops etc.
The Implementation of Quality Assurance Procedures.  
Ensure that any changes derived from internal and external validation are incorporated into all training design activity to ensure that training remains up-to-date and satisfies operational / workplace performance requirements.
The mentoring and developing of Training Designers.
Act as a technical lead for the Enabling Service Managers to ensure that processes follow latest direction and guidance in accordance with defence policy.
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.

Candidate Requirements:


The Training Design Lead should have experience and a good working knowledge of the processes applied to training analysis and design, have experience of development and delivery environments and have managed the design of significant training courses. Training Design Lead will have:

A good working knowledge of the training design and development processes for training media.
Experienced and capable of building and maintaining effective teams.
Excellent communication skills at all levels both internally and within the customer organisation.
Good planning and organisational skills.
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.

About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester with presence across other customer sites also. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances.

Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business.

About Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defence company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defence. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cyber security. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Raytheon Career Development:

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join.  Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:

·      25 days holiday + statutory public holidays.

·      Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution).

·      6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’.

·      Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.

·      Enhanced sick pay scheme.

·      Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.

·      37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements).

Flexible working arrangements can be considered wherever we can (depending on the role) so please enquire or highlight any request to our Recruitment team to explore flexible working possibilities.
Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).


Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women’s Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA), RayPride and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion council, and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

As a proud contributor to the HM Armed Forces, Raytheon UK signed the HM Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces & Reservists,

Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious Covenant ‘Gold Award’ Employee Recognition.

Raytheon UK recognise that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide a challenging and rewarding careers.

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