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Education and Training Officer

Responsible to: Head of Education and Membership

Ultimate responsibility to: Chief Executive

Job Purpose

  1. To organise and manage the LI’s CPD events
  2. To develop the LI’s CPD / training offer
  3. To organise and manage the LI’s Chartership examinations
  4. To manage the ‘Pathway to Chartership’ online process and other designated routes to Chartered status


Continuing Professional Development (CPD) events

To organise, manage and evaluate the LI’s CPD programme designed to support the professional development of LI members. To develop and enhance the CPD / training offer.

  • To work across the LI, with staff and members, to identify training needs within the profession and develop programmes to address them.
  • To develop a CPD blog, and write occasional online articles that support members in their professional development and training.
  • To respond to member’s enquiries about our CPD offer providing a high standard of customer service

Pathway to Chartership

  • To manage, monitor and report on the operation of the Pathway to Chartership process and the oral examination.
  • To respond to inquiries from members and others about the Pathway to Chartership process, providing a high standard of customer service
  • To develop and deliver, in person, webinars and other online training to support Examiners, Mentors and Candidates undertaking the Pathway to Chartership.


  • To contribute to the development of LI policy in respect of the education and professional development of members.
  • To provide management information as required, and contribute to the efficient administration of the Education and Membership Team.
  • To maintain a good level of knowledge of and expertise in current trends in the professional education sector and support members in developing their knowledge and understanding.
  • As a member of the Education and Membership Team, contribute to the effective administration of that team.
  • To attend relevant events as required. (NB some occasional travel and out of hours working will be required for which time off in lieu is given).

Requisite experience

  • Experience of organising, managing and delivering a successful programme of events and training.
  • Experience of conducting surveys, monitoring feedback, analysing data and writing reports.
  • Experience in, or an understanding of, examination processes.

Desirable Key Skills and Attributes

  • Education to degree level or equivalent, and familiarity with the chartered professions.
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills. Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills, including the ability to write in clear, grammatically correct English.
  • Knowledge of relevant IT packages and online applications.
  • Integrity, initiative and discretion.
  • Team player, with a flexible approach to a rapidly developing working environment.
  • Sympathy with the objects and purposes of the Landscape Institute and the not-for–profit sector.


Candidates for this post are asked to supply the following information to by Sunday 1stDecember 2013

  • Full CV
  • Statement in support of the application

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 11th December

Contact details

Yvonne Matthews

Landscape Institute
Charles Darwin House
12 Roger Street
United Kingdom


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