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Passionate about learning


Share your passion for learning and your tutoring skills with us and make a difference for others. We’re always on the lookout for new course ideas and tutors who are skilled in those areas to help us share them with our students. If this sounds like you, why not become a WEA Tutor?

Become a Leisure Skills tutor

Do you have a passion for teaching? Are you a skilled and inspiring tutor? Do you have the potential to become one? If you have a course that you feel may suit WEA Illawarra, email us with an expression of interest. Include the relevant lesson plan and your CV. Download our lesson plan template below.

Lifestyle Program lesson plan outline 

Lifestyle Program cooking lesson plan outline 

Become a Foundational Skills trainer / assessor

Teaching adults Foundation Skills is a rewarding career. You will however, need some qualifications yourself in order to become a Foundations Skills tutor. To teach on the Foundation Skills Program you must have:

  • experience teaching Adult Literacy / numeracy in the last 2 years
  • a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) or its successor, a high level qualification in adult education.
  • Experience working with, or qualification in special needs education is highly desirable.

If you believe you hold an equivalent to these qualifications, please submit your resume or expression of interest.

Send your submission to the Training and Operations Manager, either via email training@weaillawarra.com.auor hard copy to PO Box 1472 Wollongong 2500.

Become a Vocational trainer

Looking for a vocational teaching / training opportunity? WEA Illawarra are always on the lookout for new trainers and teachers. To apply to teach vocational training at WEA Illawarra you need to:

  1. hold a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) or its successor, or a diploma or a high level qualification in adult education.
  2. hold a relevant qualification or be able to show relevant experience in their subject matter area
  3. be able to demonstrate current industry experience
  4. show demonstrated assessment practice including participation in assessment validation.

If you believe you hold the above or the equivalent to these qualifications, please submit your application including a copy of your current training qualification and a CV outlining both your experience in training and assessment and your subject matter.

All trainers/assessors are engaged on a sessional basis. WEA operates on an eligibility list for potential trainers and assessors. When work becomes available, you will be called for an interview where you will be asked to bring samples of lesson plans and contextualised assessment tools.

Submit your resume or expression of interest to our Training and Operations Manager either via email training@weaillawarra.com.au or post a hard copy to PO Box 1472 Wollongong NSW 2500. 

Staff Spotlight

Anna StaceyAward winning fashion design tutor
Meet Anna Stacey. Anna has been in the fashion industry for over nine years and has worked for some of Australia’s top design houses. In 2006 she won the TAFE NSW State Medal for Fashion Design in addition to other awards. Passionate about empowering others to discover and develop their own creative style, Anna encourages and equips learners with hands-on practical exercises to help develop their skills. This inspires confidence and raises self-esteem, in addition to being fascinating and fun. Anna has an Advanced Diploma of Fashion Design and a B.A. in Visual Art. In 2011 Anna also successfully completed a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment to further assist her in applying professional training techniques. She has been training students in fashion since 2012.
Nicolaas Van OudtshoornSpecialist photographer
Meet Nicolaas Van Oudtshoorn. Nic is a macro specialist in photography whose skills have earned him the prestigious distinction of Associate of the Royal Photographic Society. Nic’s photographs have appeared in books, magazines and newspapers around the world, with a selection of his works held by the Museum of Australia. He is also a successful documentary filmmaker. This year Nic is our guest lecturer for a Master Class exploring the techniques applied to close-up and macro photography, as well as running a host of other specialised photography courses.

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