Business Support

Training Coordinator

Normally based within the Human Resources department Training Coordinators are responsible for supporting all the administration activities associated with the Training function.  This will include providing support with the planning and booking of training with internal and external trainers, ensuring standards are maintained and required levels of competency achieved.

About this role

Typical duties

  • Books internal and external training courses for delegates in line with requirements set out in appraisals, competency matrices and on the job requirements, in line with company policies and procedures
  • Ensures that delegates have the appropriate joining instructions prior to attending the training
  • Coordinates related logistics and responsible for booking appropriate travel and accommodation for delegates
  • Updates internal training databases/systems with the planned training events and certification details
  • Ensures that required mandatory refresher training courses are planned in and take place in good time
  • Liaises with external providers or Clients regarding organisational requirements and ensures service levels are adhered to
  • Ensures that feedback is sought after the training event from the delegates to assess and analyse the quality and impact of the learning or training event
  • Assists with Training Budget development and analysis
  • Report writing as required
  • Reports any breaches of safety procedures to supervision / management
  • Actively participates in and promotes company health and safety campaigns, policies and procedures, and ensures personal safety and that of colleagues at all times

In the industry

Most medium and large sized companies will have a Training Department. Training, learning and development is essential to the success of any organisation. With the focus on safety, Training Coordinators have a key role in ensuring that personnel are competent and safe to work in line with company and industry procedures.


  • Office
  • Outdoors
  • Offshore


  • University
  • College
  • Apprenticeships

What do I need?

Key Skills

  • Team working
  • Verbal communication
  • Written communication
  • Problem solving
  • Analysing
  • Planning
  • Organising
  • IT
  • Numerical
  • Practical
  • Working to deadlines
  • Flexibility


Entry requirements:

  • Maths and English at GCSE level or equivalent
  • Strong IT skills
  • Good organisation/administration skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good attention to detail/produces accurate work

Employers might also look for:

  • HNC/HND/ BTEC in Business or Administration related topic (or equivalent)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience of using specialist HR / Training management software and systems
  • Previous experience in a training admin role