Dharminder Cheema

Skills Coach

Job Role

Dharmy works with the Apprenticeship College as a Skills Coach. He has a particular interest in Retail Management, having spent the majority of his career in this industry.

His responsibilities include:

Skills coaching and mentoring individual apprentices including:

  • inducting new apprentices and developing their individual learning plan (ILP)
  • convening course workshops, masterclasses and theatre-based learning
  • monitoring individual learning progress and performance coaching
  • conducting quarterly learning reviews with apprentices
  • providing 1-2-1 additional learner support where necessary
  • assessing, marking and grading assignment and project work
  • preparing apprentices for tests and end point assessment (EPA)
  • work-based assessment including Functional Skills training in English and Maths



Dharmy has been delivering Apprenticeship qualifications in a variety of professional subject matters since 2005. Having spent over 18 years working for a leading retail organisation in various roles, Dharmy now enjoys passing on his wealth of knowledge and experience to others and watching them succeed in their careers from his tutorship.

In his spare time he is an avid pool player, having won many championships with his local team. Amongst socialising with friends, he enjoys watching his beloved Liverpool FC and attending as many home games as he can.

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