Careers

Join the AVT team

Be part of the learning journey at AVT

AVT is a progressive, rapidly growing Registered Training Organisation based in Ascot, Perth, Western Australia (as of January 2022).  Our team is an integral part of our identity and is 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 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, Animal Behaviour and Training, 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.
Government Funding and subsidised Vet Nursing course

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 Veterinary Nursing courses.   This is a highly varied role and will involve:

  • Planning, preparing and delivering classes
  • Designing and facilitating practical training sessions for 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 veterinary industry and is wanting to diversify their career. This may include a veterinarian or an experienced veterinary nurse.  The ideal candidate for this opportunity will offer the following:

  • Must possess or is studying towards 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 5 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   |   Hours – 16-24 hours per week

This role will suit an enthusiastic, committed and self-motivated individual who is passionate about training and passing knowledge and experience onto others.

We have tutoring and assessing positions available at AVT, offering flexible hours.  These positions are suitable for somebody who lives in Perth and is able to be on-campus to also conduct onsite assessments.

Your key responsibilities would include:

  • Marking and assessing a variety of on-line assessments (in the form of written tests and assignments, workplace assignments, case studies and practical skills) across all qualifications we offer and providing feedback in a timely manner
  • Mentoring and supporting students in their studies, via phone and via our online learning platform
  • Maintain, develop and modify learning resources and assessment tools as required.
  • Conducting formal practical skills assessments (on campus and off-site, sometimes in workplaces)
  • Facilitating practical training sessions in a variety of environments
  • Conducting tutorials and providing student academic support

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced senior veterinary nurse or veterinarian to diversify their career.  The ideal candidate for this opportunity will offer the following:

Essential criteria

  • Must possess or is studying towards TAE40116 Cert IV in Training and Assessment* (or minimum TAE Assessor Skill Set (TAESS00001))
  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing qualification or higher
  • Experienced veterinarian or senior veterinary nurse (minimum 4-5 years’ current and relevant experience) who has been working in all aspects of veterinary practice and has good knowledge and practical experience in patient care, medicine, surgery, anaesthesia, clinical pathology, imaging, customer service and client care, dental nursing, emergency nursing and intensive care
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to relate to a wide range of people in a professional yet empathetic way
  • Have excellent planning and time management skills
  • Self-driven with the ability to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision

*Must hold a TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or its successor or

  • TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment plus the following units:
    • TAELLN411 (or its successor) or TAELLN401A, and
    • TAEASS502 (or its successor) or TAEASS502A or TAEASS502B or
  • a diploma or higher level qualification in adult education.

How to apply

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

Are you interested in joining a vibrant and fun team?

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.