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Corporate Trainer

A Corporate Trainer will generally enable an organisation to become more efficient by improving communications among employees and with management. The Trainer may also be hired to educate staff members on new software, training or processes. 


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Employment Levels

Around 30,100 people are currently employed as Corporate Trainers 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 Corporate Trainers are employed in NSW. The area with the lowest number of Corporate Trainers is NT, with only 1.2%.

Gender Split

This is an evenly split industry with 48% of Corporate Trainers being male and 52.1% female.

Age Brackets

The most popular age for people working as Corporate Trainers 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 Corporate Trainers, with 12.4% aged 60-64.

Hours Worked

Corporate Trainers 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 Corporate Trainers 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.

Corporate Trainer Duties & Tasks

  • Identify businesses training needs
  • Work with HR teams to make sure training is planned out effectively
  • Develop training courses that suit these training needs
  • Effectively deliver training courses to improve employees skills and knowledge on various subjects
  • Travel between various 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.