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Vocational and industrial trainers and instructors

Vocational and industrial trainers provide instruction in manual, manipulative and other vocational skills and advise on, plan and organise vocational instruction within industrial, commercial and other establishments.

Entry Reqirements

Honours, Bachelor's degree

Typical Tasks

  • Devises general and specialised training courses in response to particular needs.
  • Advises on training programmes and discusses progress or problems with staff and trainees.
  • Plans curriculum and rota of staff duties and updates or amends them in light of developments.
  • Arranges work experience and instructional visits for trainees.
  • Supervises trainee development, assists trainees with difficulties and prepares regular progress reports on each trainee for management.
  • Assesses training requirements and prepares lectures, demonstrations and study aids.

Desired Skills

Learning Strategies, Monitoring, Reading Comprehension, Writing, Speaking, Active Listening, Critical Thinking, Active Learning, Mathematics, Science

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