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What does a Trainer and Assessor do?

A Trainer and Assessor develops and delivers training programs for workplaces and registered training organisations. You’ll identify training needs and liaise with industry stakeholders to determine the skills and competencies to address with a training package. Trainer and Assessors might prepare learning materials and provide training to individuals or groups of learners.

Trainer and Assessors need to have strong personal skills and should be able to communicate with people from a range of backgrounds. You’ll need to be organised and be able to manage your time well. Trainer and Assessors should be comfortable speaking in front of groups of people and must be able to adapt to the individual learning styles of their students.

Trainer and Assessor Courses

There are 5 courses available for people who want to become a Trainer and Assessor.

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How much does a Trainer and Assessor earn?

In Australia, a full time Trainer and Assessor 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 Trainer and Assessor?

The number of people working as a Trainer and Assessor has dropped in recent years. There are currently 20,700 people in this job role in Australia compared to 24,000 five years ago. Trainer and Assessors may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Trainer and Assessor?

To become a Trainer and Assessor, consider enrolling in a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. This course covers techniques for planning a training session, delivering group-based learning and assessing the competency of students. You could also consider a Diploma of Vocational Training or a Graduate Diploma of Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice.

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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.