Teacher in Industrial Skills & High Risk - Construction & Safety

  • Victoria State Government - Education and Training
  • Yallourn VIC 3825, Australia
  • 14 Jul, 2021

Job Description

  • Full Time (38 hours per week)
  • Ongoing permanent
  • Based at our Yallourn Campus
  • Job Reference No. 2169

At TAFE Gippsland, our teachers are selected for not only their skills and knowledge but their genuine passion for their chosen industry. Gippsland’s local TAFE is currently recruiting for passionate, enthusiastic and motivated industry experts to join our Construction & Safety teaching team.

About us:
For over 85 years, TAFE Gippsland has been supporting Gippsland communities to thrive by empowering local students and enabling local businesses through the provision of high quality vocational education. TAFE Gippsland is located in the idyllic regional setting of Gippsland in eastern Victoria, with campuses from Warragul to Lakes Entrance. We are a Child Safe organisation.

About the role:

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic industry expert, someone who has experience and high level competence in high risk work.

In this role, you would be responsible for activities including:

  • Sharing knowledge and experience in your specialist area;
    Practical skills training in simulated workplace environments;
  • Managing the learning process to enable students to achieve their best;
  • Developing and delivering relevant and industry current course material;
  • Ensuring that their own professional teaching and vocational competence and currency is kept up to date along with licensing requirements.

If you currently don’t have the minimum required teaching qualifications, yet you have extensive industry experience and associated qualifications, TAFE Gippsland will consider your application but you must meet all other criteria shown in the Job Description. This position is subject to a six month probationary period.

Mandatory requirements:

  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment (TAE40116) or equivalent is desirable
  • Vocational competence in high risk work
  • Knowledge of and experience in the delivery of industry-specific skills is desirable
  • Industry experience in high risk work
  • First Aid Certificate (Level 2) is desirable
  • Ideally, hold all of the following High Risk Work Licences with two years of recent vocational currency:
    • LF-Licence to operate a forklift truck
    • WP-Licence to operate a boom type elevated work platform >11 metres
    • DG-Licence to perform dogging
    • RB-Licence to perform rigging-Basic level
    • RI-Licence to perform rigging-Intermediate level
    • C2-Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonne)
    • RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights
    • RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces

What we offer:

  • TAFE Teaching Incentive Program, which provides successful recipients with financial support to complete their Cert IV Teaching qualification and help ease the transition into their new TAFE teaching career.
  • Employment with Gippsland’s leading Training Provider
  • Benefits and conditions under theVictorian TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement 2018
  • Family-friendly and Child Safe organisation
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted online and include a current resume and address the Key Selection Criteria. No late or hard copy applications will be accepted.

Closing date:

2.00 pm on Tuesday 10 August 2021.


For specific enquiries relating to this position, please contact Michael Van Den Broek, Program Manager on 0351 270 290.

For assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources on (03) 5120 4540.