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Leonardo UK Ltd
Yeovil, England, United Kingdom (hybrid)
2 days ago


Job Description:

The Opportunity

We are currently recruiting for an Instructional System Designer (ISD) for our Helicopter Training Academy. The main purpose of the post is to provide both technical knowledge and expertise in the development and production of courseware design for the Wildcat AW159 technical ground-school training for aircrew and technicians.

What you will be doing as an Instructional System Designer:

  • Design, prepare, implement and deliver (if qualified), training content on time, to budget and within the agreed project specification and standards
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) on technical use of aircraft systems and with the ability to problem solve queries raised by the customers /instructors and/or students, relating to technical content
  • Ensure deadline adherence to the defined priorities
  • Ability to conduct studies to identify training gaps with the introduction of new engineering capabilities/systems on the aircraft
  • Proactively engage with both internal/external customer representatives to ensure their requirements are met
  • Alert line-manage to any potential shortfall in delivery and the programme implications
  • Keep technical knowledge up-to-date in support of business activities and share this knowledge with other team members as appropriate
  • Review and amend where required, third party developed courseware (e.g. associated hardware, software and other supporting equipment)
  • Produce an effective and innovative design concept that meets our customers training objectives
  • Liaise with other training team personnel to ensure working practices and product quality are maintained or updated to embody ‘best practise’
  • Contribute to the overall success of a project

What we need from you:

  • Educated as an aeronautical engineer to HNC level and served an Aeronautical Engineering apprenticeship or equivalent
  • 5 years’ experience relevant to the helicopter industry or in a military helicopter environment
  • Strong understanding of the Systems Approach to Training (SAT) and modern training systems
  • Experience in Training Courseware Design, with experience in a relevant e-learning industry
  • Design or analytical training experience, with relevant training certification
  • Understanding of the scoping and generation of a Training Needs Analysis
  • 2 years’ experience in Design of Emulation/Courseware development or related subjects
  • Training or experience in a wide range of diverse training systems in the Emulation/Courseware development
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, internally and with suppliers, sub-contractors and customers
  • Self-motivated and able to influence others through the use of tact and diplomacy
  • Ideally have BIT or DIT qualifications in Instructor Led Training to deliver training

Security Clearance

You must be eligible for full security clearance. For more information and guidance please visit :

Life at Leonardo

With a company funded benefits package, a commitment to learning and development, and a flexible approach to working hours focused on the needs of both our employees and customers, a career with Leonardo has never offered as many opportunities or been more accessible to as many people.

  • Flexible Working: Flexible hours with hybrid working options. For part time opportunities, please talk to us
  • Company funded flexible benefits: Access to private healthcare, dental schemes, Workplace ISA, Go Green Car Scheme, technology and lifestyle options (£500 annual allowance)
  • Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays, option to buy/sell leave and to accrue up to 12 additional flexi leave days per year
  • Pension: Award winning pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution)
  • Wellbeing: Employee Assistance Programme with access to free mental health support, financial wellbeing support and network groups to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to diversity & inclusion (Enable, Pride, Equalise, Reservists, Carers)
  • Lifestyle: Discounted Gym membership, Cycle to work scheme
  • Training: Free access to more than 4000 online courses via Coursera
  • Referral Incentive: You can earn a reward for successfully referring a friend or family member
  • Bonus: Scheme in place for all employees at management level and below

For a full list of our company benefits please visit our website.

Leonardo is a global high-tech company and one of the key players in Aerospace, Defence and Security. Headquartered in Italy, Leonardo has over 45,000 employees, of which 8,000 are based at 8 sites throughout the UK.

At Leonardo UK, we believe that a diverse and inclusive work environment unlocks our people’s full potential and drives innovation and creativity. We work hard to offer a welcoming, accessible and inclusive place to work for all of our people, creating a culture where everyone can thrive, feel safe and have a sense of belonging and connection.

This is a great opportunity to bring your talents and form an integral part of Leonardo’s future. We can help you develop your skills and offer great opportunities to develop and grow, so why not join us.

Primary Location:

GB - Yeovil - Lysander Rd

Contract Type:


Hybrid Working:

Job Information

  • Job ID: 70908865
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    Yeovil, England, United Kingdom
  • Company Name For Job: Leonardo UK Ltd
  • Position Title: Instructional Systems Designer
  • Job Function: Engineering-Design
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