Be part of the learning journey at AVT

AVT is a progressive, rapidly growing Registered Training Organisation based in Bentley, Perth, Western Australia.  Our team is an integral part of our identity and are instrumental in the services we provide to our students. We provide a flexible workplace and are committed to the continuous improvement of our people and organisation.

About us

Applied Vocational Training is a private RTO (Registered Training Organisation) offering qualifications in a variety of animal-related vocations. We offer on-campus study options at our college in Bentley WA in addition to online e-learning courses to students all over Australia.

AVT aims to be the preferred provider of Nationally Recognised Qualifications for the Animal Care and Management Industry, specialising in Veterinary Nursing, Horse Care, Companion Animal Services and Animal Studies.


We also strive to outperform our counterparts in all aspects of course delivery and student outcomes. In fact, last year the national VET report found that 93.6% of AVT students were satisfied with the overall quality of our training (NCVER, 2019).

The following positions offer a rare opportunity to join a friendly, supportive and vibrant team with a genuine passion for what we do.  We have a dedicated, talented team of individuals with a wealth of industry and teaching knowledge and experience.

Current Vacancies

Salary – Negotiable   |   Hours - 4-5 days per week

A rare opportunity has arisen to join our teaching team, to deliver various on-site Animal Studies courses.   This is a highly varied role and will involve:

  • Planning, preparing and delivering classes
  • Designing and facilitating practical training sessions to a variety of students
  • Conducting tutorials and providing student academic support
  • Developing course and assessment materials
  • Conducting formal practical skills assessment
  • Conducting assessment of written assignments

Working with a dedicated, talented team of individuals with a wealth of industry and teaching knowledge and experience, this role will suit an enthusiastic, committed and self-motivated individual who is passionate about training and passing knowledge and experience onto others.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a person who has considerable formal experience in the animal care industry and is wanting to diversify their career. This may include a veterinarian, an experienced veterinary nurse or an animal care manager or supervisor.  The ideal candidate for this opportunity will offer the following:

  • Must possess TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or hold a Diploma or higher level qualification in adult education (or willing to study towards TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment).
  • Must possess industry-relevant qualifications and a minimum of 3 years’ experience
  • The ability to multi-task, think on your feet and work autonomously as well as part of a   team
  • Present professionally, with excellent people and communication skills (both oral and written), easily building rapport at all levels
  • Have excellent planning and time management skills
  • A sense of fun and the ability to make the classes an exciting, interactive and productive learning experience
  • Able to commit to set days during academic term times
  • Lives in Perth Metropolitan Area

How to apply

Please submit your application by using the form below. A covering letter is essential.

Salary – Negotiable   |   4-5 days per week (flexible)

We are seeking a new member to join our friendly team to build and maintain relationships with current students and provide on-going support through the course of their studies both over the telephone and face to face. Building and maintaining industry relationships is also an important part of this widely varied role.

This role will suit an individual with extensive experience in a customer service role with proven exceptional verbal and written communication skills. You will need to demonstrate the ability to relate to a wide range of people in a professional yet empathetic way, be self-driven and motivated with exceptional attention to detail.

This is a rare opportunity to join a friendly, supportive and vibrant team with a genuine passion for what we do.

Key responsibilities

  • Act as a point of contact for online students, monitoring progress and providing support and advice
  • Managing relationships with current work placements to ensure it is a productive arrangement for both the workplace and the student and providing support when needed
  • Building relationships with a wide variety of industry contacts through phone calls and occasional site visits
  • Develop programs to help work placements deliver quality training and get the most out of practical student placements
  • Dealing with enquiries from prospective students on a national basis to ensure that they receive appropriate advice on course suitability and providing the highest level of service
  • Screening and reviewing applications for on-campus courses and when necessary, conducting on-campus and phone interviews with potential future students
  • Managing and maintaining student database
  • Undertaking a wide range of administrative duties
  • Monthly and quarterly student progress reporting and subsequent action where necessary

Selection criteria


Skills, Experience & Qualities

  • Outstanding communication skills and relationship building/management ability
  • Self-driven with the ability to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision
  • A demonstrated commitment to exemplary customer service
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Previous experience in an administration (or similar) role with sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Lives in Perth Metropolitan Area


Skills, Experience & Qualities

  • Experience in VET (Vocational Education & Training) sector or higher education institutions
  • Background in the veterinary or animal care industry

How to apply

This position is now filled.

Are you interested in joining a vibrant and fun team?

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If we don't have any positions currently advertised, we're always interested to hear from industry professionals seeking new opportunities. If you think you have something to offer AVT or you would like to apply for an advertised position, simply complete the following form.  All applications are strictly confidential.