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2422 Vocational Education Teachers / Polytechnic Teachers

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

Vocational Education Teachers / Polytechnic 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 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). staff

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

Occupation:

  • 242211 Vocational Education Teacher / Polytechnic Teacher

242211 Vocational Education Teacher / Polytechnic 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. Registration or licensing may be required

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

  • Adult Education Teacher
  • TAFE Lecturer
  • TAFE Teacher
  • Workplace Trainer and Assessor