Trainer and Assessor

Wesley Vocational Institute – RTO Code 90091

  • permanent full time
  • based in the Illawarra / Shoalhaven region
  • attractive salary packaging benefits

About us

Wesley Vocational Institute is part of Wesley Mission a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

Wesley Vocational Institute (RTO Code 90091) delivers accredited and non-accredited training across a number of qualifications and locations around Australia. The NSW Department of Education has formally recognised our organisation as being a High Performing Provider.

We supply all training and assessment materials as well as a collegiate environment to ensure our trainers are well informed and supported in every way.

About the role

Are you a motivated and dynamic trainer & assessor that can deliver and assess accredited training in Community Services packages? Do you love what you do? Do you want to work for a recognised High Performing RTO? Do you want to be part of a positive and committed team?  If yes, then we could be looking for you.

We are a small Wollongong-based team that believe customer service and quality training are key to developing amazing new and existing employees in an industry that we are all very passionate about. This full time role includes NFP salary packaging plus super, access to a pool vehicle, varied training locations, office in a central Wollongong location, off street parking, trainer VET (ITAB, VELG etc) support /development and a great team of colleagues. Our full time Wollongong region trainer will also have a larger team network across our other offices in Sydney, Newcastle and the Mid-North Coast.

Ideally you will possess a sound understanding of the VET industry and have experience in gathering quality evidence during the assessment process that will enable you to hit the ground running. You will also be familiar with the challenges of delivering nationally accredited training in various environments including the workplace, classroom and e-Learning. For this role you need to be a creative flexible trainer assessor, love variety and enjoy working with a range of learner groups that will include the long term unemployed and CALD cohorts, as well as the currently employed.

Your knowledge of the recognition process will allow you to consider a person’s existing set of skills and knowledge to design a learning program that is adaptable to each student’s needs. You will have current experience in your chosen field of training.

Essential criteria

  • TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (must hold upgraded units TAELLN401 and TAEASS502)
  • at least 80 hours evidenced currency within your specialty industry; within last two years
  • related package qualifications in the industry or demonstrated ability to Skills Map to relevant Units of Competency
  • demonstrated experience delivering quality training and assessment in VET
  • evidence of continuing professional development in your specialty industry and VET for the next 12 months
  • current driver’s license and transport

Training Qualifications required include:


  • CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support
  • CHC32015 – Certificate III in Community Services
  • CHC42015 – Certificate IV in Community Services

Any of the following will be highly regarded:

  • CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
  • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • CHC52015 – Diploma of Community Services

Closing date

Friday 29th October 2021, 5pm.

Apply now

Please email your current resume and cover letter addressing the essential criteria to Stuart Haack at the email address below. Subject title Full Time Trainer/Assessor Illawarra Shoalhaven. We are looking for a key staff member to complete our team; should you have any questions regarding your suitability for the role before continuing with your application please call on the number(s) below.


Phone: 4231 8200 or 0437 906 087

Successful candidates will be required to comply with Public Health Orders related to community roles in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values and worker Code of Conduct. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number). First Nation peoples are encouraged to apply.

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