Employment Outlook

Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Trainer and/or Assessor

A Registered Trainer works alongside businesses to help develop the skills and knowledge of their employees. They may also be employed at a registered RTO. Training can focus on a number of different topics, depending on the businesses specific requirements.

 

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Employment Levels

Around 30,100 people are currently employed as Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Trainer and/or Assessors in Australia. This is set to increase slightly to 31,100 people by 2019, according to the Department of Employment.

Employment by State

36.5% of all Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Trainer and/or Assessors are employed in NSW. The area with the lowest number of Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Trainer and/or Assessors is NT, with only 1.2%.

Gender Split

This is an evenly split industry with 48% of Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Trainer and/or Assessors being male and 52.1% female.

Age Brackets

The most popular age for people working as Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Trainer and/or Assessors is 45-54 years old, with 30.5%. A small percentage (5.5%) of people get into this career path older, aged 65 and over. There is also a number of people who enjoy a career as Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Trainer and/or Assessors, with 12.4% aged 60-64.

Hours Worked

Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Trainer and/or Assessors work an average of 40 hours a week which is 0.9 hours lower than the average for all occupations.

Education Level

The majority of Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Trainer and/or Assessors have a Post Graduate/ Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate qualification (27.8%) or are at a Advanced Diploma/Diploma level (27.5%). 99.9% of people have a Cert III or higher, whilst 0.1% have a qualification which is Year 12 or lower.

Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Trainer and/or Assessor Duties & Tasks

  • Develop training courses that suit the specific needs of the business
  • Arrange workshops for more interactive training sessions
  • Review the success of each training session, and see where improvements can be made
  • Travel may be required to various training locations

 

 

*The information provided on this page is from the Department of Employment’s Job Outlook website. All salary ranges are from Payscale. Where jobs are not exact matches, job areas have been used. This information is to be used as a guide only. 

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