About XR Training


XR Training was founded in 1992 in conjunction with a major motor vehicle manufacturer to assist them in achieving their strategic goals.

From our base in Pyle and together with local employers, the XR Training Centre continues to offer Apprenticeship training in the engineering sector including mechanical, electrical/electronic, welding and fabrication and motor vehicle maintenance and repair, management and business improvement techniques as well as bespoke training programmes for client companies and individuals throughout the South Wales region.

Our Core Values


We respect the right of the learner to determine what, when and how is best for them to learn.


We cater to the individual needs and preferences of every learner to optimise performance and improvement.


We are aware of our duties to our learners, employers, staff and wider communities, going above and beyond just doing the job.


We take our learners through their apprenticeships with specialised knowledge, precision and integrity. A successful end result only comes from an extensive, guided journey.


We enjoy working with others and believe relationships and partnerships are fundamental to the success of all.

Mission Statement

“Through our core values we provide an inclusive environment for learners to reach their full potential
and achieve great results”

We are dedicated to delivering Education and Learning programmes and services that will
meet the needs of the people we train and the companies we support. We are committed
to providing a learning environment where people will feel encouraged to enjoy learning
and thereby improve their self-motivation, professional and personal development.
It is the intent and corporate goal of this organisation to ensure that the training we deliver
meets the expectations and learning requirements of every learner, as a result of which their
knowledge, understanding and skills will improve and enhance.

What we offer

Engineering & Automotive Apprenticeships

We are accredited to deliver the following apprenticeship programmes within the engineering and automotive sector:


  • Electrical Engineering – levels 2 & 3
  • Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair – levels 2 & 3
  • Fabrication and Welding – levels 2 & 3
  • Mechanical Engineering – levels 2 & 3
Business Management Apprenticeships

We are accredited to deliver the following apprenticeship programmes for businesses:

  • Business Improvement Techniques – level 3
  • Management – levels 3 & 5


Staff Vacancies

Electrical Tutor & Assessor

XR Training

Competitive Salary dependent on level of qualification and experience

Contract Type: Permanent and Full time Hours: 37.5 hours per week – Mon – Fri – 8am – 4pm

XR Training has an excellent reputation for delivering education and work-based learning programmes in a range of subjects – from Mechanical Engineering, Motor Vehicle, Fabrication & Welding and Electrical Diplomas up to Level 3.

Our experienced and passionate staff work hard to help our students achieve their personal challenges and career goals. We are committed to making the off the job training (via the one day Centre based release day) experience the best it can be.

Are you fully qualified in electrical installation? Do you have industry experience and current knowledge of industry working practices and techniques relevant to the building services engineering environment? Are you willing to share this knowledge and instil it into the future generation of electrical installers? If the answer is yes to any or all of the above, then our current job vacancy may be the one for you……

XR Training’s Apprenticeship Team have an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Tutor & Assessor to support with the delivery and assessment of our Level 2 & 3 Electrical Installation apprenticeship programmes at our Pyle Centre.

Working closely with the Apprenticeship Team, your roles and responsibilities will include supporting cohorts of learners to achieve their aim of becoming fully qualified electricians. You will be required to teach and assess the knowledge, skills and behaviours identified within the qualifications and apprenticeship scheme. In addition, you will be responsible for building relations with employers and undertaking on-site assessments, which in turn will further enhance the apprentices’ workplace learning experience, ensuring that apprentices are gaining the range of work to qualify.

This role will include teaching within the classroom and assessing on site.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Deliver the work-based element of the apprenticeships, including on-site assessment observations.
  • Deliver the knowledge element of the apprenticeship, Centre based.
  • Liaise with staff delivering other elements of the apprenticeship, including learning support and Essential Skills Wales, to ensure an effective holistic programme for the apprentice.
  • Conduct effective reviews with the learner and employer to ensure progress of learners is reviewed effectively and communicated to employers
  • Accurate recording of learner progress, attendance and other learner records including use of Smart Assessor
  • Relevant experience working within industry and/or apprenticeship provision
  • Qualification at Level 3 Electrotechnical Installations (Building and Services)
  • PGCE/Cert Ed
  • Assessors Qualification
  • IT literate to include Microsoft Office packages
  • Ability to work under pressure in a high-performance environment

Why choose XR Training?

You will become part of the wider XR family supporting you with your professional development and benefits include Pension scheme and Health Scheme programme.

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Disclosure Certificate, Enhanced with Children’s Barred list check, as a requirement of the job and be registered with EWC.

Please forward a covering letter and your C.V to sarahm@xrtraining-wales.co.uk

We are dedicated to delivering education and learning programmes and services that will meet the needs of the people we train and the companies we support

XR Training Centre

11 Village Farm Road, Village Farm Industrial Estate, Pyle, Bridgend, South Wales, CF33 6BL

Contact Us

  • enquiries@xrtraining-wales.co.uk
    01656 746688