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What does a TAFE Teacher do?

A TAFE Teacher provides training in a TAFE College. You might specialise in vocational education or offer other courses or training programs. TAFE Teachers work with industry to ensure students are developing necessary skills and competencies for the workplace. You might prepare learning materials, deliver training in a group setting or develop online learning modules.

TAFE Teachers need to be able to work with a range of learners and accommodate their learning styles. Personal skills are important and you should be able to communicate well. It’s important that you are organised and can manage your time. TAFE Teachers deal with multiple students at one time so multitasking skills are essential.

TAFE Teacher Courses

There are 4 courses available for people who want to become a TAFE Teacher.

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FAQs

How much does a TAFE Teacher earn?

In Australia, a full time TAFE Teacher generally earns $1,440 per week ($74,880 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a TAFE Teacher?

The number of people working as a TAFE Teacher has remained stable in recent years. There are currently 35,000 people in this role in Australia compared to 35,600 five years ago. TAFE Teachers may find work in regions of Australia where TAFE colleges are located.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a TAFE Teacher?

If you’re planning a career as a TAFE Teacher, you could enrol in a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. This course explains how to plan a training program, deliver group-based learning and assess the competency of students. You could also consider a Diploma of Vocational Education and Training.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within vocational education and training. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au.