Tutors and Trainers

Experienced, Professional Tutors

As a Registered Training Organisation, we ensure all our trainers have extensive experience in their field of study combined with a relevant nationally recognised qualification.

Our trainers are professional and know how to make learning enjoyable, inspiring and fun. All trainers who teach our accredited courses have the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, OR the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment as a minimum requirement.

Become a tutor

  • Do you enjoy sharing your skills and knowledge with others?
  • Do you have an idea for a course and would like to deliver it to adults in your community?
  • If you answered yes, and would like to discuss becoming a tutor with our centre, Phone 4472 9202 or contact us by email admin@southcoastcolleges.edu.au

Qualification Required

Nationally Accredited courses can only be taught by people who have completed the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) or the new Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116); you will then need appropriate qualifications, and current industry skills and experience corresponding to your area of expertise.

From 1 July 2019, to be compliant with the Standards all trainers and assessors must have:

  • the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, OR the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, plus:
  • either TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills, or its successor, or TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills, and
  • either TAEASS502 Design and Develop Assessment Tools, or its successor, or TAEASS502A Design and Develop Assessment Tools, or TAEASS502B Design and Develop Assessment Tools, OR a diploma or higher level qualification in adult education.

Further information can be found in this ASQA link > ASQA Updates to Trainer and Assessor Credential Requirements

TUTOR CODE OF CONDUCT

Our Tutors have a responsibility to:

  • Treat each student with dignity and fairness.
  • Recognise we are all different and have different views on politics, religion and matters of community interest.
  • Acknowledge the adult environment and the experience and life skills, which adults bring to the class.
  • Support and give positive approaches which will focus on their abilities and allow them to reach maximum potential, including students with a disability.
  • Wear clothing that is clean, tidy and appropriate for the type of course, including occupational health and safety requirements if necessary, and in keeping with the image of the organisation.
  • Smoking is not permitted during classroom time. Smoking is not permitted on Public School grounds.
  • Have prepared a course outline which details the proposed course outcomes, resources which are required and any additional costs which may be incurred by the students or the organisation.
  • Be prepared for each class with adequate copies of notes and/or resources.
  • Discuss the proposed course outcomes with the students and seek their input to the program, at the first session to ensure they achieve the desired learning outcomes.
  • Discuss with the Manager or co-ordinator any resources, which are required for the course in sufficient time for such resources to be obtained.
  • Arrive at the class 10 minutes prior to the advertised time to ensure the room is ready for the class.
  • Commence the class on time, because some students are late the rest should not miss out on scheduled time.
  • Complete the class roll each session and sign and return it to the Manager at the completion of the course.
  • Be mindful for any student being harassed by another and any such incidents are to be reported immediately to the Manager.
  • Advise the Manager who can mediate the issue in the event of an unresolved grievance with a student.
  • Seek a resolution in the event of an unresolved grievance with the Manager. The tutor may refer the matter to the tutor representative on the Management Committee and if still not resolved, may refer the matter to the full Management Committee.
  • Not sell, or allow for sale within the class time, raffle tickets or other fundraising activities
  • Not sell or promote the sale of materials during class time without prior thorough discussion with and permission from the Manager.
  • Advise the Manager as soon as possible verbally, and follow up in writing, any incidents and/or potential hazards that have occurred or could occur involving staff or students.

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