Confined Space Trainer

Develop are looking for a Confined Space Trainer with experience working within Low, Medium and High Risk spaces.

Location(s):  Remote based

Employment:  Full-time, Permanent

N.B. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a criminal record check as part of our safeguarding duty and every 3 years thereafter.

The role

Following training you will:

  • Deliver training and assessment.
  • Work with learners to achieve desired learning and development outcomes.
  • Perform practical exercises as well as classroom-based learning.
  • Review and develop the product portfolio.
  • Act as a front-line ambassador for Develop and it’s values.

Skills, qualifications and experience

You will have relevant teaching experience and knowledge.


  • Possession of a training qualification. AET or equivalent and relevant experience.
  • Possession of an assessing qualification. TAQA level 3 or equivalent.
  • High Risk Confined Space Entry and Top Man Qualification.
  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is desirable.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • Qualified in English and Mathematics to a minimum of level 2.


  • Working within Low/Medium and High risk confined spaces.
  • Using confined space perimetry and safe systems of work including site specific risk assessments.
  • Using Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, Escape Breathing Apparatus and Chemical re-breathers.
  • Using gas monitors, air compressors.
  • Using fall arrest systems including fall arrest harnesses.

You will be:

  • Confident.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Able to engage with all types of learners.
  • Highly organised and able to multi-task.
  • People orientated and approachable.
  • Excellent at presenting information.
  • Professionally presented.

Register your interest

If you wish to register your interest or discuss further, please contact us at, Develop Training Limited, HR Department, Derby Training Centre, Ascot Drive, Derby DE24 8GW or 01332 253546 for more details.

About us

Develop Training is the UK’s leading accredited provider of Compliance, Technical, and Safety training. We support over 7,000 firms with their training needs and our clients include some of the UK’s largest and best-known organisations from the Utilities and Construction, Defence, Healthcare, Facilities Management, and Telecommunication sectors.

Develop is an equal opportunities provider and we are committed to the safeguarding of all our employees, associates and learners.

A life-changing project for the utility sector

   29 April 2022        Blogs

Here at Develop Training, we are committed to using our skills and experience to benefit those less fortunate. That’s why this May, we are sending three of our employees to take part in a life-changing project in Nakuru, Kenya.

Michele Clark, Daryll Garavan and Danny Connor will be travelling to one of the most remote, impoverished areas of Kenya to aid our sector in helping to provide clean water and sanitation to some of the poorest communities and children on our planet.

Working with Derby County Community Trust (DCCT), our employees will not only be supplying utilities that will drastically improve the quality of life for so many school children, teachers and their communities, but will also be training and educating local people to empower and enable them to maintain and sustain the equipment and systems independently for decades to come.

Daryll Garavan, Operational Training Manager at Develop Training, said:

The Kenya Project is a life-changing initiative that will help to improve the quality of living for some of the most unfortunate communities on our planet. With some schools having thousands of pupils and only a handful of toilets, no sewage systems, and no sanitary support for young girls, it is an honour to be able to work on making a difference within these communities and providing a life-long legacy.

Funds and donations for the project

Over the past few months, we have organised a series of fundraising events, and we kindly ask for your support on this project if you are able to make a donation.

Any donation helps and will contribute directly towards purchasing essential supplies and equipment for the Nakuru community.

We will be uploading regular updates about the project’s progress with the Develop Training community, so be sure to keep an eye on our news page and follow us across our social channels @developtraininglimited on Facebook and @DevelopTraining on Twitter, or by searching Develop Training on LinkedIn.

Webinar for Electrotechnical Qualification

   04 March 2022         News

Electrotechnical qualification webinar

Find out more about the Electrotechnical Experienced Worker Qualification.

You’re invited to join our team of electrical experts as they talk you through the Electrotechnical Experienced Worker Qualification (aka Mature Electrician NVQ) on Friday 29th April at 10:30am.

Discover your potential & enhance your career

Join our webinar and hear how simple it can be to gain the Experienced Worker Qualification simply by doing your day job.

Learn why gaining full, formal recognition of your skills can help you get more work and be a great launchpad for a range of electrical careers.

You’ll also get the opportunity to ask our team of experts questions.

EV Charging: Watch our on-demand webinar

   04 March 2022         News

Electric vehicle charging webinar

Following the overwhelming success of our latest webinar, EV Charging: The Myth vs The Reality, we have released the recording on YouTube as an on-demand webinar that you can you access at any time.

Join our panel of EV experts as they discuss the electric vehicle industry and dispel the myths from the reality of this high growth industry. You’ll get the chance to hear about what’s happening in the EV market, the common myths and the reality behind them, EV vs Hydrogen cars and more.

Interested in becoming an EV Charge Point Installer?

Call us on 0800 876 6708 or email

Alternatively, find out more about our popular Level 3 Award in Domestic, Commercial and Industrial Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation (City & Guilds 2919-01) course.

New sales and account manager hires

   24 February 2022         News

Develop Training, leading provider of Compliance, Technical and Safety training, has welcomed four new team members as business continues to grow.

With four new centre openings in the pipeline this year joining the six current training centres in Derby, Manchester, York, Brentwood, Linlithgow and Swindon, the Develop team has grown to ensure it maintains a high quality customer journey and will provide more team resource.

The new recruits include two regional account managers and two sales team members; David Parkes and Andrew King join as Regional Account Managers covering the North and Midlands regions, with recruitment continuing for their Southern counterpart.

Aslain Khan and Hayley Palmer join the team in Sales Advisors roles and will be responsible for developing new business with the aim to enrol new learners onto the company’s courses, which cover a number of topics from across the Utilities, Construction, Defence, Healthcare, Facilities and Telecommunications fields.

New members for sales team
L-R: Aslain Khan, Hayley Palmer, Andrew King & David Parkes

An exciting time for Develop

Nichola Kitching, Senior Account Manager at Develop Training, said: “It has been an exciting time for us here at Develop and there is a real buzz in the air with the four new recruits all joining together. The additions to our team demonstrate our continuous positive investment into the business and mean our customers will start to hear a lot more from us – and we are really looking forward to hearing more from them!”

Electric Vehicle Charging Installation Training

   17 February 2022        Blogs

Stuart GilbyStuart Gilby, Operational Training Manager for Estates and Facilities Management at Develop Training, discusses the growing importance of Electric Vehicle Charging Installation for the UK workforce.

The route to becoming a professional EV Charging installer and the benefits of training for employers and employees alike.

Electric Vehicle Charging Installation Training: what you need to know

Electric Vehicle Charging Installation concerns the installing of charging points for electric and hybrid vehicles. Although the actual installation of EV charging points relies on techniques already familiar to practicing electricians, it is required that employees undertake an EV Installation training course to become a qualified installer.

Develop Training’s brand-new Level 3 Award in Domestic, Commercial and Industrial Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation enables electricians to qualify as an EV charging equipment installer. The two-day Level 3 Award is a City & Guilds accredited course and has been designed to help practicing electricians gain an understanding of the IET Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment.

Electric Vehicle Installation Training: the benefits

Given the current interest in greener technologies, investment in electric vehicles is rapidly growing, making the sector one of the most exciting, fast-paced markets within the industry. The number of electric and hybrid vehicles on the road – and by extension the number of home and office charging points – has already experienced an influx and is only expected to increase. With a UK ban on new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2030 under government plans, it becomes more important than ever for electricians to equip themselves to deal with increased consumer demand.

The benefits of undertaking EV Installation training for the workforce and employers are many. For delegates, there is the chance to gain vital skills and knowledge which will enable them to safely install EV charging points in line with current guidance for both domestic and commercial environments. In learning how to install, inspect and test EV charging points, delegates will also be able to future-proof their toolbox of skills, meaning that they will be well-equipped to deal with developing consumer trends.

For employers, there is also the opportunity to gain a share of a rapidly growing market and to future-proof theirs and their employees’ earning potential. The chance, too, to gain a refreshed employee with current and specific knowledge of the legislation, regulation and best practice of electrical installation will also have enormous benefits for workforce competency and confidence.

Who can take the course?

See the route to qualification in the below flowchart, which you can download as a PDF here.

EV Charging Pathway - Flowchart

How can I find out more?

Visit our dedicated EV Charging web page for further information on our training course.

Contact our Customer Service team on 0800 876 6708 or email

New training centre at Brentwood

   08 February 2022         News

Brentwood training centre opening

Develop’s latest training centre in Brentwood, Essex, officially opened its doors last week to its first cohort of gas engineers.

Brentwood is the first in a series of new training locations for Develop throughout 2022. With centres due to open in Birmingham, Ashford and Norfolk this year is certainly a big one for Develop Training.

The Brentwood centre based at Codham Hall ran its first course at the beginning of February and was hailed as a resounding success from both delegates and Develop staff alike.

Brentwood centre will deliver courses for the utilities industry

Matthew Gray, Head of Operations & Training, said: “Develop is the UK’s leading provider of compliance, technical and safety training. Despite all that the COVID19 pandemic has brought over recent years, we are continuing to grow and are set to rapidly expand our nationwide training provision throughout 2022.”

He continued: “Our new centre in Brentwood is in the perfect location for those based in and around the London and Kent areas. The Gas Distribution for Managers course is the first in a wide variety of training Develop will be delivering from this centre covering a diverse course offering from mains gas, electric and water to streetworks (NRSWA) and confined spaces.

This is an exciting time for Develop and we are committed to ensuring we’re able to offer training of the highest quality in locations that are convenient for our clients.”

Plug into the high growth EV charging industry

   03 February 2022         News

Electric vehicles are becoming increasingly popular as consumers look for new ways to become ‘greener’ as well as reduce rising fuel bills, because of this, the demand for electric vehicle charging points is also increasing.

The UK’s current infrastructure is insufficient to cope with growing demand and this has opened up a lucrative opportunity for electrical contractors.

Despite electric and hybrid electric vehicles (EV’s) only accounting for a small share of the new car market, more and more people are buying into and investing in green alternatives in their day-to-day lives, particularly the vehicles that they drive.

Figures have steadily grown during recent years and this looks set to continue in the coming years.

Lack of available EV charging infrastructure in the UK

Although the EV market is growing, one of the main concerns amongst the public is the lack of available charging infrastructure.

This presents a lucrative opportunity for skilled electricians who are qualified in installing electric charging points to accommodate homes and businesses that may require the much needed infrastructure.

Who can install an electric vehicle charge point?

The simple answer is that any qualified, experienced electrician can. Having this skill within your arsenal can be a lucrative opportunity for such individuals.

As more and more people turn to electric vehicles, more charge points will need installing, thus creating increased work for qualified electricians!

Download our handy flowchart that shows how you can plug into this growing industry and become a qualified EV charge point installer.

Electric Vehicle (EV) Charge Point Installer training

Develop Training offer a Level 3 Award in Domestic, Commercial and Industrial Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation (City & Guilds 2919-01).

This is a 2 day training course for practicing electricians to gain an understanding of the IET Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment (4th edition), covering legislation, design, selection and commissioning of the final installation.

The course covers all the key skills to install, fault find and inspect and test electric vehicle charging points.

Help us support schools in Kenya

   02 February 2022         News

Support schools in Kenya

Working in partnership with Derby County Community Trust, Northern Gas Networks and African Adventures Develop Training are sending three colleagues to Kenya to support a life-changing project.

The charity project will see the volunteers working at one of five schools in the slum area of Nakuru in Kenya. The children who attend these schools are amongst some of the poorest in the world.

Without donations these schools would not be able to provide education, otherwise denied to their students, as their families are unable to afford the costs for their children to attend the state schools.

We’re calling on all our colleagues, customers and family and friends to help support this worthy cause by donating items from the list below – these will all help improve the lives of the children and their families.

Our volunteers will be taking all the donated items with them on the trip so you can guarantee that your donations will make it to their intended destination.

Help us support schools in Kenya

Simply pop into one of our training centres and drop off your items with our Centre Administrator. Alternatively, you can pass your items onto a member of staff and they will drop the them off at one of the centres on your behalf.

Items to donate

  • Packs of chalk
  • Cheap exercise books
  • Atlas’
  • Cut-out shapes and alphabet letters
  • Board games and jigsaws
  • Balls (with a pump)
  • Cones
  • Sports kits
  • Whistles
  • Good quality clothes & shoes
  • Sanitary products (no tampons)
  • Soap
  • Bras & underwear (new only)
  • Pencils and sharpeners
  • Old textbooks
  • Number charts
  • Large story books
  • Parachute (for games)
  • Bats & balls
  • Skipping ropes
  • School bags
  • Toothbrushes & toothpaste


New Electric Vehicle Charging course

   24 January 2022         News

Up-skill and enhance your career in 2022 and become a qualified EV Charging Equipment installer with our City & Guilds accredited Level 3 Award in Domestic, Commercial and Industrial Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation.

City & Guilds accredited course for practicing electricians to gain an understanding of the IET Code of Practice for EV Charging Equipment (4th edition), covering legislation, design, selection and commissioning of the final installation.

This course covers all the key skills to install, fault find and inspect and test electric vehicle charging points.

Enhance your electrical career

There are no formal requirements for this course however it is intended for practicing electricians so delegates should have a thorough understanding of:

  • Electrical installation techniques.
  • Inspection and testing of electrical installations.
  • 18th Edition Wiring regulations BS7671.

Successful completion of the course allows the delegate to apply for registration as an EVHS (Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme) authorised installer.

Prepare for the future

There is no doubt electric vehicles are the future. The infrastruture that supports the EV network is continuallly growing and EV Charging Installers are in high demand.

You can ensure that you are prepared to gain a share of this rapidly growing market by attending our course.

Professional accreditations

NICEIC approped assessment centre
CABWI Awarding Body
City & Guilds
Energy & Utility Skills
ILM Approved Centre
Lloyds ISO 9001:2015
Achilles UVDB
Water Jetting Association