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Training Advisor

A Training Advisor works with businesses to decide what training requirements they have. All businesses are looking for something different and so it is a Training Advisor that can review where additional training is needed and provide expert advice. Advice is not only for the topic, but could also be for the frequency and style of training.


Average wage for

Employment Levels

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

Gender Split

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

Age Brackets

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

Hours Worked

Training Advisors 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 Training Advisors 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.

Training Advisor Duties & Tasks

  • Work closely with businesses to understand where additional training is needed
  • Provide a detailed report on areas of the business that would benefit from training
  • Create a plan of action for training, including frequency, style (on/off-line) etc...
  • Administrative work



*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.