Trainer - Fitter in Lagos, Nigeria

at Jagal

Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description


  • To deliver the training curriculum and assess candidates to the Nigerian (and as applicable, International) awarding body standards and support trainees to achieve their potential. Assist in the development, updating and review of the curriculum as per programme/project’s needs.
  • Mentor and coach Trainee Fitters, including preparing them to obtain appropriate certifications as required.

Key aims and objectives:

  • This position is to function, under the supervision of the Senior Trainer -Fitting.  The trainer will, under supervision of the Senior Trainer’s delegation perform instructional tasks, similar to the Senior Trainer  
  • The Trainer will be a substitute for the Senior Trainer –Fitting during leave rotations, and will assist, when available with minor works.
  • Deliver effectively structured training and coordinate assessments maximising available resources and in alignment with awarding bodies’ assessment  requirements
  • Implementing effective learning strategies and environments
  • Assessing trainees progress and advising management of same or any additional interventions that may be needed to ensure they are able to successfully complete the Training programme

Prime Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ensure and promote a safe working environment.
  • Assist in the preparation of Material Take-Offs, (MTO’s), for training courses.
  • Ensure that all materials are of the correct quality, type, grade and size.
  • Ensure that sufficient materials are prepared and available for training courses
  • Ensure that all fitting equipment is operational and safe for use.
  • Ensure that all fitting equipment is cleaned down after each shift.
  • Assist in ensuring that all hand tools and machine tools are fit for purpose and in sufficient quantity.
  • Assist in preparing Candidate Registers.
  • Assist in preparing and delivering Candidate aptitude tests.
  • Assist in the preparation, delivery, evaluation and reporting on all theoretical fitter training modules.
  • Assist in the preparation, delivery, evaluation and reporting on all practical fitter training modules.
  • Assist in the preparation, delivery, evaluation and reporting on all periodic examinations.
  • Advise the Senior Trainer - Fitting on perceived Candidate deficiencies.
  • Assist in the preparation of periodic evaluation reports on all Candidates.
  • Ensure that all records, reports and certification are kept confidential, filed and archived for the required period.
  • Ensure that minor works are conducted as specified and within timescale.

Other duties:

  • Ensure that he is fully conversant with the duties of the Senior Fitter Instructor.
  • Assisting in Materials development.
  • The Trainer will also carry out assessing duties for the training programs.
  • Increasing trainees learning through participating in developing a relevant and progressive curriculum
  • Assisting in Implementing effective learning strategies and environments, delivering instruction of high quality
  • Substitute for the Senior Trainer Fitting during leave rotations.
  • Assessing trainees progress


  • MTO’s when requested
  • Equipment fault reports
  • Tooling requirements
  • Candidate registers when required
  • Candidate aptitude test results when required
  • Identification of training module deficiencies
  • Candidate examination results when required
  • Candidate deficiencies
  • Periodic Candidate evaluation reports
  • Time & materials expended on minor works

Key interfaces:

  • Trainee Fitters
  • Training Centre Administrator
  • Fabrication Training Coordinator
  • HCD Manager
  • Training & Development Manager

Job Requirements

The Person:

  • Degree, Higher National Diploma in Mechanical or Metallurgy Engineering OR a relevant trade certificate/qualification, and demonstrated competency in subject matter including a relevant training qualification.
  • Relevant experience in specialty area
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate trainees, apprentices
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Willingness to work flexible hours.


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