Careers

Why work for ASL?

At ASL we seek out committed and enthusiastic team players, exceptional individuals who possess the necessary skills to help shape our industry

Ever since being founded in 1989, ASL has continually produced world-first designs using cutting edge technology. ASL is now a global leader in life safety audio products, and provides advanced site and rail line control systems. ASL offers employees exciting opportunities to work on innovative products that not only save lives, but also reduce use of the world’s precious resources.

ASL offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training, and competitive compensation. Please speak to us today and see what you can achieve!

Our Values

Promotes Diversity

ASL believes diversity creates opportunity. Which is why we ensure equal opportunities for all.

First Steps

The ASL apprenticeship scheme is an exciting opportunity that helps passionate individuals take their first steps in the audio industry while studying towards a qualification.

Togetherness

ASL believes in creating working environments that enable employees to demonstrate their capabilities, focus on their work, and create value for their customers.

Rewarding

ASL offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive range of benefits. These benefits are designed to balance the demands of both work and personal life.

Current job vacancies

Each vacancy contains a job description, explaining the purpose, duties and responsibilities of the job. The Candidate section sets out the essential criteria that any applicant will need to meet in order to carry out the job successfully. If you feel like you would be a good fit and have a lot to offer please feel free send your CV with a cover letter to recruitment@asl-control.co.uk. We will try and get back to you as soon as we can.

Job Description

  • Job Title:          Technical Trainer          
  • Reports to:      Technical Support Manager
  • Uploaded:       30/11/2020

Purpose of Role

The Technical Trainer is responsible for writing, reviewing, maintaining, and managing clear, engaging and coherent training content for ASL’s products, and delivering within an assessment and certification regime.

Training content should include materials which can be delivered in the classroom as well as online via webinar or self-taught, hosted on ASL’s learning environment. Use of video and audio tools is essential to help develop engaging content to meet the required learning outcomes

Course delivery must be tailored towards a diverse audience meeting their specific needs. The typical delegate groups will be:

  • Internal staff
  • System operators
  • System installers
  • System maintainers
  • Technical specialists
  • Customers who need to keep up to date with ASL products and systems, and their developments

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with Product Development, the Sales and Engineering teams to develop a training strategy for new products and features
  • Work with Systems Engineers, Support Engineers and Programme Managers to identify customers knowledge gaps and specific course development that will help to reduce the pressure on the support teams.
  • Plan, develop, organise, create, and maintain content to include product features and functionality, technical support knowledge-based articles and guides targeted at internal and external customers
  • Configure, upgrade and maintain associated training equipment and resources
  • Create video and audio content to meet the needs of audio visual learners or where demonstration is relevant and to help develop online support advice and guidance.
  • Deliver training to staff and customers, including train the trainer courses where necessary at the ASL office in Lewes as well as overseas either in person or via webinar as required.
  • Deliver training to meet the required learning outcomes using a blended learning approach as appropriate taking account of preferred learning styles and the most convenient method for delivery
  • Plan, develop and run a training schedule covering the full range of ASL products
  • Continuously re-evaluate content and learning outcomes across all courses to ensure they are fit for purpose.
  • Maintain content to meet ASL branding requirements and learning objectives.
  • Obtain CPD accreditation for courses which customers require or would benefit from CPD accreditation

The Candidate

Skills & Attributes

  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Possess an ability to take complex issues and break them down into a series of simple concepts
  • Possess an ability to take complex processes and break them down into a series of simple steps
  • Be able to draw explanatory diagrams of concepts and product workflows
  • Pay attention to detail and ensure accuracy and completeness of the content produced
  • Be proficient with MS Office tools and other content development tools.
  • Be proficient with learning management systems, such as Moodle
  • Be a team player, comfortable working in a wide team and building strong professional relationships
  • Be able to work to agreed timescales
  • Be able to work independently making decisions, problem solving and driving issues to a conclusion
  • Be able to develop courses meeting professional requirements
  • Be prepared to travel nationally and internationally to deliver training.
  • Good negotiating skills to agree training content with stakeholders.

Knowledge & Experience

  • At least 3 years proven experience working in a technical position, creating content, and delivering technical training
  • Working within training delivery, assessment and verification management processes.
  • Knowledge of IT networking and network design is desirable

Education & Qualifications

  • A good degree in a relevant subject would be useful but not essential as practical experience of training and technical writing is considered equally important.
  • Minimum Level 3 Teaching and Learning qualification or equivalent accreditation.

No suitable vacancies?

Although we may not have any suitable vacancies we would still like to hear from you, please feel free send your CV with a cover letter to 

recruitment@asl-control.co.uk.