1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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Contents >> Major Group 2 Professionals >> SUB-MAJOR GROUP 24 Education Professionals >> MINOR GROUP 242 Tertiary Education Teachers >> UNIT GROUP 2422 Vocational Education Teachers (Aus) or Polytechnic Teachers (NZ)


    VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TEACHERS (AUS) / POLYTECHNIC TEACHERS (NZ) 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 and New Zealand:

      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

      242211 Vocational Education Teacher (Aus) / Polytechnic Teacher (NZ)


    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


      Adult Education Teacher
      TAFE Lecturer
      TAFE Teacher
      Workplace Trainer and Assessor

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