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Moderator vacancies

Role requirements

As a Moderator you will:

  • Moderate centre marking - conduct and document moderation, quality assurance and advisory activities with centres, in line with quality assurance guidelines for Technicals
  • Provide advice and guidance to centres: on moderation and marking of the internally assessed, externally moderated / validated assessments and Employer Involvement
  • Produce City & Guilds and centre reports and feedback on: quality of marking / assessment, collection of evidence, issues identified through the moderation process, best practice
  • Participate in training and standardisation activities to ensure continued improvement and consistent performance as a moderator

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About you

We would like to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Industry specific qualifications up to level 3
  • Teaching experience with a large provider with track record of success
  • Up to date, occupational industry experience
  • Experience moderating or marking the qualification concerned (or similar)
  • Proficient IT skills with experience of using key business software e.g. Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate with a wide variety of stakeholders both verbally and in writing
  • Experience of producing published reports and training / guidance material
  • Availability to attend or manage key activities throughout the year – especially  January, March, April, May, June
  • Up to date experience in the following activities: teaching /training, assessing / marking at the level of work to be moderated

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Moderator for Technical Qualifications 13-16 Qualifications >
Moderator for Technical Qualifications 16-19 Qualifications >
Lead Moderator for Technical Qualifications - personal specification >
Principal Moderator for Technical Qualifications - personal specification >
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What we offer

We currently have some exciting vacancies for the role of Moderator for our Technical qualifications.  This is an excellent CPD opportunity, giving you the chance to learn about the City & Guilds Technicals, gain an in-depth knowledge of requirements and the moderation process and really get to grips with the marking of the synoptic practical assessment. 

Support for Moderators

  • We provide Moderators with training and support throughout the year
  • Each team of Moderators is supported by a Principal Moderator and, in some cases, Lead Moderators
  • We provide detailed handbooks to support and guide you through the role and activities across the year
  • Support is available by telephone and email from our dedicated Technicals & Moderation Support team 
  • The annual standardisation meeting will support Moderators in making accurate judgments

Moderator Training

  • Training will be a combination of online and face to face events;


Time of year (month)

Duration (eg 1 day and whether it’s face to face or remote)


Moderator Induction

November/ December

1 day face to face

Overview of Moderator activity

Centre visit training

November/ December

Face to face (embedded within the induction session)

Overview of Moderator activity

Centre-assessed component moderation

February/ March

2 hours via webinar

Quality assurance of centre-assessed components including optional units

Moderation platform training


1 hour via webinar

Orientation and navigation of the platform as well as support for technical queries



1 day face to face

How to mark to standard using actual learner work

How to apply

Please complete the application form, indicating which role you are interested in.

Please also complete the Equality and Diversity Monitoring form and the CPD Log and submit these along with your CV to:

Principal / Lead / Moderator application form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) log

Contact us

Please contact if you have any queries.