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Interested in becoming a VET Trainer?

Are you considering a career change for 2020? Becoming a Trainer in the vocational education and training sector could be a great choice, especially if you’d like to continue to use your skills and experience but get ‘off the tools’. What’s more, if you enjoy being with people and making a difference to peoples’ lives, it can be very rewarding work.

And to top it off, it’s not that hard to make the transition…

Here’s what you need to do to become a Trainer in the VET system (which includes TAFEs and Registered Training Organisations):

  • You need to complete a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116), which you can do with Pinnacle Safety and Training.*
  • You need to hold the qualification you want to teach. For example, let’s say you want to teach Work Safely at Heights (RIIWHS204D) then you need to have successfully completed this course. In some cases, you may need some other qualifications as well (for example, you might need a White Card).
  • You need to have industry knowledge and experience that is current and relevant to the area you want to teach. For example, you might be working in the relevant industry now or you have done so in the not-so-distant past.

It’s that simple. You could facilitate your career change in as little as a few weeks.

* Additional requirements apply to trainers and assessors delivering training products from the TAE Training and Education Training Package.

The two guys assigned to the job could not have been more thorough and helpful. They are very experienced and know the requirements of entry to the letter of the law. Very impressed.

Matthew T. - Brisbane

Queensland Rail Confined Space Standby Entry Service Provision