Vocational education teachers

Tasks and duties

  • Developing curricula and planning course content and methods of instruction
  • Determining training needs of students or workers and liaising with individuals, industry and other education sectors to ensure provision of relevant education and training programs
  • Presenting lectures and conducting discussions to increase students' knowledge and competence
  • Instructing and monitoring students in the use of tools, equipment and materials and the prevention of injury and damage
  • Observing and evaluating students' work to determine progress, provide feedback, and make suggestions for improvement
  • Administering oral, written or performance tests to measure progress, evaluate training effectiveness and assess competency
  • Preparing reports and maintaining records such as student grades, attendance rolls, and training activity details
  • Supervising independent or group projects, field placements, laboratory work, or other training
  • Providing individualized instruction and tutorial or remedial instruction
  • Conducting on-the-job training sessions to teach and demonstrate principles, techniques, procedures, or methods of designated subjects

    Skill level

    Highly skilled