Recruitment for new AGCAS trainers

15 April 2020

We are seeking to expand our pool of highly-skilled, talented and enthusiastic trainers, and have identified existing and burgeoning areas to bring fresh knowledge, experience and passion to current and brand new training courses.


Being an AGCAS trainer not only aids your own personal and professional development, but helps your own institution and elevates professional standards within the HE careers and employability sector. Current trainers have commented:

"It’s wonderful! Keeps you on your toes, increases your OWN labour market information about our OWN sector, makes you appreciate the diversity (and to some extent atomisation) of the roles within our sector, widens your professional network. Whilst all of those benefits are initially personal, if you share them with your colleagues (which I try to do) then they also benefit your wider service."

“Being an AGCAS trainer has provided extraordinary opportunities for personal and professional development. I have had the opportunity to work with trainers and participants from all over the UK and not only do I know more, but I am certain it helped with an internal promotion because of the national context.”

What does being an AGCAS trainer involve?

AGCAS trainers work independently or as part of a team to design, update and deliver new and existing AGCAS training courses. This includes preparation for, and delivery of, training – whether that is via remote delivery, one-day face-to-face sessions or on longer residential courses. Additional time commitment include:

  • Completion of the Designing and Delivering Peer Training course
  • Involvement in AGCAS training matters throughout the year, including discussions via email and virtual learning environment.


AGCAS trainers receive training vouchers, which your service can put towards AGCAS Training and Conferences for any AGCAS member within your organisation. Expenses incurred as part of the role may also be claimed

How to apply

Submit your application form by the deadline of 10:00 on Monday 18 May 2020. If you have any questions, or would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Erica Imhof, AGCAS Professional Development Manager.