Position Description: Aircraft Maintenance Course Developer (Competency-based Training)
Canada’s aviation and aerospace sectors were hit hard by the pandemic, and with recovery on the horizon, the industry is working to re-align costs with the reality of reduced operating revenues. This means becoming more efficient and adaptive. One way is to multi-skill employees to make it easier for them to work in new areas and better able to adapt to rapidly evolving new technologies. GS5 Corporation (GS5) has been asked to participate in a project to develop an innovative micro-credential training program to prepare workers to participate efficiently and effectively in the aviation and aerospace workplace. GS5 is seeking subject matter experts to act as course developers for this new training initiative.
What you will be doing:
As part of a curriculum development team, you will be helping to develop learning materials for this occupational training, focused on aircraft maintenance. Leveraging your expertise in the subject matter of aircraft maintenance you will:
- Conduct job and task analysis
- Design mastery tests
- Analyse and order learning tasks
- Design modular learning activities
- Identify or specify training media
- Carry out developmental testing of competency-based training and assessment materials
- Evaluate training material & modular learning units
The position is ideal for recently retired or underemployed aircraft maintenance personnel or instructors. Work can be conducted at your own pace and from your own home. It is anticipated that you have access to a computer with internet access and webcam/microphone to meet, collaborate, receive, and share resources. You will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement related to the access and use of GS5 assets and client information.
The work requires strong knowledge of the job functions, work tasks, and underlying theory of aircraft maintenance such as would be typical of an Aviation Mechanical Technician or Engineer or, related Armed/ Air Forces training with at least five years’ experience.
Experience in teaching and/or instructional design would be considered an asset.
GS5 offers a competitive rate of pay for the work, based on production output.
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