Qualification and Assessment Contractor Roles

At VTCT we believe in educational excellence and we are always looking for skilled experts to help us consistently deliver world-class qualifications and assessments. We have a team of subject matter experts (SMEs) who undertake a number of important roles within our Qualifications and Assessment Department to support the range of qualifications we offer.  At different stages throughout the year we review these teams and may need to add new members to the teams on a project by project basis. The roles include:

Assessment Brief Writer – to write and review assignment briefs and assessment guidance that are innovative, engaging, relevant and accessible to all learners

Item Writers – to produce multiple-choice, short-answer and extended response items for our question bank to support our qualifications

Unit Writers – to write, technically edit and review qualification units

Please see links for job descriptions for each role.

We seek candidates with experience in the following areas:

  • Hairdressing & Barbering
  • Health & Beauty
  • Hospitality
  • Sport, Active Health & Fitness

If you are interested in being considered for one or several of these roles the process is as follows:

  1. Please complete a VTCT Application Form available on the Job Vacancies page and email this to recruitment@vtct.org, stating clearly which position(s) you are applying for and in which discipline(s).  You will then receive an automated acknowledgement of your application.
  2. Once your application is received this will be logged and will be reviewed when we have appropriate vacancies by a member of our Qualifications and Assessment Team.  If it is felt you have the appropriate expertise/experience you will be invited to take part in the next stage of the selection process.
  3. Your application will be held on file, it will be held for 12 months.  If during the 12 months we have a requirement for your expertise we will be in contact again.  If you do not hear from us within the 12 month period we will remove your application unless you write to us to confirm that you wish to remain on the ‘list’ for a further 12 months.

Please note these roles are normally on a self-employed basis and there is no guarantee on the volume of work offered. 


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