Vocational or industrial trainer/instructor
- Devises general and specialised training courses in response to particular needs.
- Advises on training programmes and discusses progress or problems with staff and trainees.
- Plans curriculum and rota of staff duties and updates or amends them in light of developments.
- Arranges work experience and instructional visits for trainees.
- Supervises trainee development, assists trainees with difficulties and prepares regular progress reports on each trainee for management.
- Assesses training requirements and prepares lectures, demonstrations and study aids.
Typical Education Level
Honours, Bachelor's degree
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 19% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for vocational or industrial trainer/instructor is £25,974
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 4,388. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for vocational or industrial trainer/instructor roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £25,974 per year. That is about £2,165 per month or £13.32 per hour. New workers generally start on £19,240, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £43,264
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 4,388 people are employed in the region.