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Vocational Education Teachers

Snapshot

Vocational Education Teachers teach one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at technical and further education (TAFE) institutes, polytechnics and other training institutes to tertiary students for vocational education and training purposes.
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Vocational Education Teachers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
35,900
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1177
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Moderate growth

Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • identifying the various needs of students and creating effective learning options to meet these needs
  • liaising with individuals, industry and education sectors to ensure provision of relevant programs and services
  • planning, designing and developing course curriculum and method of instruction
  • advising students on courses and related matters
  • teaching students using teaching aids including presentation of lesson materials, discussions, workshops, laboratory sessions, multimedia aids and computer tutorials
  • marking and grading students' assignments, papers and exams and providing feedback to students about their progress
  • maintaining records of students' progress, attendance and training activities
  • consulting with Education Managers, Librarians, Student Counsellors and other support staff

Job Titles

  • Vocational Education Teacher

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Diploma of Vocational Education and Training, Diploma of Training Design and Development

University

  • Bachelor of Adult and Vocational Education
  • Bachelor of Vocational Education and Training

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