UNIT GROUP 2422 VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TEACHERS
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.

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification or a postgraduate diploma in adult education. In some instances relevant industry and vocational education experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Tasks Include:

    • 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

Occupation:

242211 Vocational Education Teacher


242211 VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TEACHER

Teaches one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a technical and further education (TAFE) institute, polytechnic or other training institute to tertiary students for vocational education and training purposes.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Adult Education Teacher
TAFE Lecturer
TAFE Teacher
Workplace Trainer and Assessor