Trainer and Assessors | Wollongong

Wesley Vocational Institute – RTO Code 90091 – High Performing Provider**

  • expressions of interest are invited for the Vocational Education Trainer and Assessors to be employed on full-time, part-time or as contractors with relevant skills and experience within the Ageing, Home Care, Disability and Community Services environments
  • based in Wollongong with some travel to other sites as required
  • generous salary packaging benefits for permanent employees.

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.”

About the program

Wesley Vocational Institute (RTO Code 90091) delivers accredited and non-accredited training across a number of qualifications and locations around Australia. 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.

** The NSW Department of Education has recognised our organisation as a High Performing Provider.

About the role

Wesley Vocational Institute understands the importance of quality training within the VET sector and is excited to offer a unique opportunity to someone with a passion for training, who is inspired by the idea of working at the grass roots level of our communities and wants to be part of a small and dedicated team of professionals. Wesley Vocational Institute is looking to expand our high performing team. We are looking for the right person to join our current Trainer and Assessors, who are experts in their fields and provide a positive learning experience, producing graduates of the highest vocational standards within the Wollongong region.

You will possess a sound understanding of the VET industry and have experience in gathering quality evidence during the assessment process. You will also be familiar with the challenges of delivering nationally accredited training in various environments, including the workplace, classroom, blended e-learning remote delivery and to a range of client groups.

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.

The full-time role is 38 hours per week.

The part-time role is 14 to 32 hours per week negotiable.

Contractor hours are engaged on a negotiable program-based arrangement.

The positions include access to a pool vehicle, mobile phone and laptop as well as salary packaging for permanent employees. Programs are generally delivered Monday to Friday between 8.30am and 5pm, however depending on the client needs, flexibility may be required at times.

Priority qualifications required to be delivered (or equivalent/updated)

  • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support or able to Skills Map to
  • CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Disability or Home & Community)
  • CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
  • CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health.

Highly desirable:

  • SIT20322 Certificate II in Hospitality
  • CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services
  • CHC42115 Certificate IV in Community Services
  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
  • BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership & Management.

Essential Training Qualifications and general requirements:

  • 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.

Closing date

3 February 2023, 9am.

Application Process

Please apply with a cover letter addressing the essential criteria and include a copy of your resume and Individual Trainer Matrix. Applications are to be sent to:

Kristy McWilliams

Area Manager

Wesley Vocational Institute, Southern Region


Phone: 0437 906 087

This is a significant role in our RTO; if you have any questions or would like to understand more about the role before you apply, please do not hesitate to email your query to the above.

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). Successful candidates will be required to provide COVID-19 vaccinations related to comm

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