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Instructional Designer – Fire Control Technician x 2

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £36.00 - £39.00 per hour

Core Duties:

  • Design Training in accordance with the UK MoD’s Defence Systems Approach to Training and the associated Quality Management Standard (QMS).
  • Support training solution development and design activities.
  • Develop Customer and Stakeholder Relations.
  • Adhere to and promote BAE Systems Governance, Configuration and Change Control processes.
  • Provide Training related Subject Matter Expertise to Technical and Engineering authorities.
  • Support the procurement of training media through the provision of Subject Matter Expertise advice and guidance.
  • Design training materials (Lesson Plans, Computer Aided Instruction (e.g. MS PowerPoint), student handouts, assessments and other materials (e.g. graphics, images) derived from a task scalar (or similar) and in accordance with the Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT).
  • Develop Course schedules and related course management materials in support of training.
  • Attend meetings with customers, suppliers, Original Equipment Manaufavcturers (OEMs) and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to ensure that the training materials and media are fit for purpose.


  • Have successfully completed a Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT) Training Design course (Defence Academy Course No. 98 – DSAT Detailed Design and Development) or a similar training framework course.
  • Have knowledge and at least 12 months experience of the successful application to training needs analysis of the Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT), including the DSAT QMS and DSAT guidance documentation.
  • Have up-to-date knowledge of current training methods and media, including Computer Based Training (CBT), multimedia, emulation, simulation, e-learning and Virtual/Augmented Reality (VR/AR).
  • Have a working knowledge of Training Lifecycle Management.
  • Knowledge of Royal Navy surface fleet branch structures and their associated training pipelines..
  • Experience of Training Needs Analysis and Instructional Design within the Royal Navy Training System would be advantageous.

Crucially, the role requires Royal Navy experience – it does not have to be recent. We require an ex-Weapons Engineering Mechanic/Operator/Technician to be able to design a career course in a similar foreign navy discipline (Gunner’s Mate).

Subject Matter Expertise in naval gunnery/weapons is essential.

Experience in the Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT) or similar is desirable.

PLEASE NOTE: This position has been confirmed as being INSIDE IR35.

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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