Vocational and Industrial Trainers and Instructors

Vocational and industrial trainers provide instruction in manual, manipulative and other vocational skills and advise on, plan and organise vocational instruction within industrial, commercial and other establishments.


New workers
£ 12,636
£ 28,241
£ 43,834

Available jobs

In the past year there were 156,198 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • 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.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Marketing

  • Auditing

  • Learning Management Systems

  • Technical Training

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Finance

  • Training Records Management

  • Presentation Skills

  • Booking (Sales)

  • Agile Methodology

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Customer Service

  • Planning

  • Training And Development

  • Detail Oriented

  • Sales

  • Coaching

  • Leadership

  • Self-Motivation

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.