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Full Time – 35 hours per week


About the role

EAL part of the Enginuity group have a great opportunity available to join our EQA Team.  The EQA Team play an important role in delivering an exceptional service to our customers by ensuring the centres that deliver our products are adhering to all regulatory requirements and quality standards.  They have an integral part to play in ensuring we give engineers the opportunity to change their world and ours. Our EQA Team who sit within EAL, the Awarding Organisation for Engineering and Manufacturing qualifications, and part of the Enginuity Group, are looking for an experienced and motivated Quality Assurer who is occupationally competent in Plumbing, Heating and Gas.

This key role will manage a suite of centres where you will be responsible for externally quality assuring EAL products and services across the Heating and Ventilating, Engineering, Rail and Plumbing, Heating and Gas sectors; ensuring they are being delivered in line with required quality standards, regulatory requirements and EAL centre recognition requirements and policies. 


About You

Whilst skills are important and rightly so, this role also demands quick thinking, innovation and a customer focussed mind-set.  We are one team, regardless of the role you do, and we all play a part in our collective success. 

You’ll be hitting the ground running so we’re looking for someone who has previous experience of working on domestic and industrial commercial Plumbing, Heating and Gas installations and has held the position of Internal Quality Assurer.

As you will be a key interface between EAL and its customers you will need to build strong relationships by understanding your centres’ business objectives, needs, challenges and key stakeholders and use this knowledge and your excellent customer service skills to continue to support and grow the business to ensure EAL is their Awarding Organisation of choice.

You will be someone who can demonstrate your excellent customer skills and have experience of building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You’ll also be comfortable communicating using a wide range of electronic media and be open and adaptable to learning.


  • Occupational competence with demonstrable experience of working on Heating & Ventilating Installations, domestic and industrial commercial Plumbing, Heating and Gas installations as a Plumber as minimum
  • A recognised apprenticeship related to Heating & Ventilating/Plumbing, Heating and Gas in the building services sector in installation and /or maintenance or a Level 3 NVQ related to Heating & Ventilating/Plumbing, Heating or Gas or equivalent or a degree related to Plumbing, Heating and Gas
  • Possession of the appropriate licence to practice qualifications required by the Heating & Ventilating/Plumbing, Heating and Gas sector
  • Hold a JIB ECS card or CSCS Card or able to obtain one from the appropriate sector provider to enable access onto        Assessment sites within Construction sector
  • Previous experience and sound knowledge of S/NVQs/Employers Units of Competence’s and / or VRQ’s assessment
  • Hold A1 & V1 or D Unit equivalence with CPD evidence in relation to nationally recognised standards set by Lifelong Learning UK (LLUK), such as LLUK units 001-005
  • Willing to travel across the UK and hold a full driving licence

About Us

Enginuity is changing the world – well sort of.  Home to EAL, the Awarding Organisation for Engineering and Manufacturing qualifications, we are proud of our long and successful history of leading and shaping skills in the engineering and advanced manufacturing sector.  As a trusted partner to individual engineers, educators and engineering employers, using unmatched industry expertise and data, we create practical solutions to workforce skills challenges so that engineers can change their world and ours.

What we can offer you

We offer a supportive work environment and a comprehensive benefits package including a defined contribution pension of 4.5%, 22 days paid holiday (increasing with service) plus 3 days for company shutdown over Christmas and New Year.  Life assurance, paid membership of a professional body, wellness programmes and access to training and development opportunities.

We pride ourselves on being an inclusive place to work for all our colleagues and we want everyone to feel valued and that they can be themselves at work. Many of our team work flexibly, we would be happy to talk to you about how this could work for you. We also have a great volunteering programme. Enginuity Group encourages employees to take part in volunteering opportunities in their local or wider communities, supporting community, charitable or other voluntary sector organisations in their service delivery or strategic development.

Depending on the volume of applications, the closing date for this position may be extended or brought forward.


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