Engineering Instructors

PETA Limited

Role summary:

Do you have passion, drive, and enthusiasm for sharing knowledge, developing skills, and helping individuals realise their potential? Do you have what it takes to teach?

The Opportunity

At PETA, we are looking for individuals who want to make a difference. We work with some of the largest engineering businesses on the South Coast to develop the engineers of the future.  Our apprenticeship programmes have helped thousands of people kick start their careers and go on to be hugely successful engineers.

Due to continued business growth, we are now looking to expand our team through to recruitment of new Instructors at our specialist engineering centre in Havant.  We are currently recruiting for individuals who specialise in delivering machining, CNC, mechanical or maintenance training.

Your New Role

Joining our team as an Engineering Instructor or Lecturer, you will be responsible for providing high quality maintenance/mechanical training to young learners, apprentices, and corporate clients. In your new role, your duties will include.

  • Teaching and mentoring individuals technical engineering skills
  • Develop and prepare appropriate schemes of work and lesson plans for the subject
  • Plan, prepare and undertake assessments of competence against the awarding body standard
  • Ensure that all relevant paperwork relating to training and assessments as well as company business is completed on time and accurately
  • Providing advice, guidance, and support to corporate clients
  • Ensure the immediate reporting of accidents

Could this be the ideal role for me?

At PETA, we can promise you that no two days are the same. Every day will bring fresh ideas, challenges, and collaborations. If you thrive in a fast-paced role where you can truly make an impact, this could be the ideal role for you.




Please click here to see Job Description

The job holder is responsible for managing the training, personal development, employment opportunities and success of clients, ensuring the service delivered meets standards required by PETA, Education and Skills Funding Agency, Local Authorities and awarding bodies used in the delivery of the training/assessment.

The Company is committed to safeguarding the welfare of learners, including “Children and Vulnerable Adult Groups” and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.


To be successful as an Engineering Instructor or Lecturer, you will require the following skills and qualifications:

  • Level 3 Engineering Qualification
  • Level 2 literacy and numeracy
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Full driving licence and use of own car

Desirable Requirements

  • NVQ/QCF Assessor qualification
  • Teaching qualification
  • Experience of working in a learning environment
  • Good understanding of apprenticeship frameworks

Please Note: As you will be working with learners from 16 years plus through to clients attending our commercial courses, the ability to relate to and communicate well with a wide age range is crucial.  A DBS Registration and Disclosure is required.



At our Havant site, we have a close knit, supportive team who always put the best interest of our learners first.

We believe in empowering our staff to be the very best. This is reflected in our commitment to providing ongoing training and support throughout your career with us. Joining the PETA team as an Instructor / Lecturer, you will be offered a great package which includes:

Car parking - Free on site parking

Annual Leave - The company leave year commences 1st August and your leave entitlement is 34 days which includes 8 public holidays (Pro rata for part time working).  Annual leave will increase dependent on length of service rising to 38 days including 8 bank holidays.

Sickness Absence - The company operates a discretionary non-contractual Occupational Sick pay Scheme and subject to your length of service.

Life Assurance - Non-contributory Death in Service life assurance – up to four times annual salary payable

Company Pension - The company operates a pension auto enrolment scheme through Scottish Widows.  This is a pension salary sacrifice scheme whereby employees are automatically enrolled after the first three months of their employment.  Currently contributions are 4% from the employee and 4% from the employer.  The National Insurance saving on salary sacrifice that the company would normally benefit from is also paid into the employee’s pension.  This is currently 13% calculated on the salary sacrifice. 

Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme - This is a 24/7 confidential helpline from Health Assured to support employees through any of life’s issues or problems.  It provides confidential support and can be used for a whole range of issues such as stress and anxiety, mental health, bereavement, family and financial matters. 

Perkbox  - is an employee discount scheme available to all employees from the first day of their employment.  Discounts such as cinema tickets, insurance,  vouchers for high street shopping, coffee bars and restaurants are available for employees to make use of.  Perkbox is a taxable benefit so employees are encouraged to make full use of the scheme. 

Salary Sacrifice Schemes - Currently, there are salary sacrifice schemes in place for the purchase/sale of Annual Leave subject to qualifying criteria.


With 50 years’ experience of delivering corporate and apprenticeship training, it is time for us to look to the future and take our business to the next level.

If you want to be part of our success and truly make a difference, we want to hear from you. Click APPLY below to start your journey with PETA.