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Welcome to the heart of WEA Illawarra, a passionate not-for-profit organisation that has been nurturing the Illawarra community with transformative education. Our journey is about equipping individuals with knowledge, skills, and a network to truly thrive, which we have been doing so since 1913.

WEA Illawarra is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 90297) accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) to provide nationally recognised training.

When you become a part of WEA Illawarra, you're not just joining a team; you're gaining access to connected and thriving communities of lifelong learners. Additionally, you will be able connect your passion with your earnings, nurture your talents with a harmonious work-life symphony. Our purpose is to empower people with knowledge, skills, and connections to live their best life in an atmosphere where your happiness, well-being, and productivity can flourish throughout your time with us.

Balancing Work and Life

At WEA Illawarra, we're not just advocates of a healthy work-life balance; we're enthusiastic champions of it. We invite you to explore flexible work arrangements that cater and are available to your role and life circumstances.

Your Growth Journey

WEA Illawarra isn't just a workplace; it's a growth incubator. We're committed to nurturing your ongoing development, ensuring you not only have the skills for today but also the horizons for tomorrow. Feel empowered to seek out the diverse opportunities waiting for you, perfectly aligned with your role and location.

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We all want to be 'Well Professionals'. Some days you are faced with tough work, and whilst you’ve got to have grit, WEA Illawarra will have your back on the days that you don’t. WEA Illawarra has partnered with a leading Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) provider in Australia to support all staff when they need it the most.

Salary Sacrificing

As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), WEA Illawarra is able to offer employees he unique chance to enjoy Fringe Benefits Tax exemption perks through salary sacrificing. There's a whole toolkit of salary sacrificing components at your disposal, all aimed at reducing your taxable income and increasing your take-home pay.

Job Vacancies

See all the jobs available right now at WEA Illawarra.

For all job-related enquiries, please contact:
Giovanni Villella - Manager, People and Culture

Finance Trainer and Assessors

Seeking an experienced Finance Trainer and Assessor with a heart for working with people at transition points in their life.

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Business Trainer and Assessor

Are you a Business Trainer and Assessor looking for ways to make an impact through the vocational training you provide? If this sounds like you, apply today!

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Foundation Skills and LLN Trainer and Assessor

Do you believe that every learner, no matter what has come before, deserves the opportunity to succeed, and that they can with your support? This role may be for you!

Find out more about Foundation Skills and LLN Trainer and Assessor

Download The Course Guide

Grab your copy of the the latest WEA Illawarra course guide right here.