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Armourer Trainer

Swindon, Wiltshire
Job Type
3 May 2024

The role

As a Armourer Trainer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You'll join a team of talented training professionals who deliver apprentice courses to students, providing them with the knowledge to ensure that they will be successful in their chosen trade. 


Firstly, your role will involve carrying out engineering work on Army Weapons, which will include stripping, assembling and diagnosing faults, as well as maintenance of weapons. Secondly, you will receive Teacher Training and will gain a Level 4 teaching certification. Once qualified, you will support with the delivery of theory training course modules and practical training in the maintenance, repair and modification of weapons, including:

  • Creation of written examination, progress test papers and practical assessment/examination scenarios 
  • Ensuring student development through monitoring, feedback appraisal, discipline and training interventions
  • Ensuring all supporting documentation is updated and maintained
  • Application of Subject Matter Knowledge and Guidance to help develop teaching materials and support the course design process; 
  • Focus on Health and Safety and work in line with all policies and standard operating procedures
  • Supervision of students and maintaining classroom control


Previous training experience is ideal, however, if you can bring your technical skills, our Client will support your career development and Teacher Training certification, once in post.

Essential experience of the Armourer Trainer:

  • Would suit those with Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) Armourer, Navy Weapons Engineer or RAF or Police Armourer experience
  • Good craft and technical skills
  • Knowledge and experience of working with Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to motivate and encourage others with empathy and patience

Qualifications for the Armourer Trainer:

  • Level 3 Engineering qualification OR significant experience with Weapons / Armaments
  • Willing and able to study for Teacher Training certification Level 4, once in post.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role



  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive ten days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
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  • Job Reference: 00100041-1
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Recruiter: SaluteMyJob
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent