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Automotive Trainer

Posted: May 13, 2024


Are you a qualified mechanic looking for a new role? Do you have your Certificate in Training and Assessment? Are you wanting to make a difference in the lives of young people in WA? If this sounds like you, come join our team as a Trainer on a full-time basis and engage with the young people in the community teaching a Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation!

Why join our team?:
  • Values-driven organisation- be welcomed into a team with a supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to be bold, big-hearted and successful
  • Competitive remuneration - WA PCYC is committed to supporting the community and that includes you!
  • Salary packaging - as a not-for-profit, enjoy access to salary packaging arrangements through Access Pay which means up to $18,550 of your salary tax-free! (meaning more take home income after tax)
  • Access to exclusive discounts and vouchers- this includes leading retailers such as Woolworths, Amazon, Hoyts and more
  • Flexible work and leave arrangements - here at WA PCYC, we understand the need for work-life balance and happy to discuss arrangements that would suit the needs of you and the team
  • Career development opportunities - we believe in our team and we continue to provide ongoing training and support to help you reach your goals
  • 'Onya' rewards - we reward staff with incentives such as a chance to win $200 voucher for receiving an 'Onya' from fellow colleagues
  • Employee Assistance Program - free, confidential and independent EAP, including free access to physical, mental and financial online support.
  • Free staff parking - come join us at our lively Kensington Centre
About the role:
As our new Vocational Automotive Trainer, you will have a passion for educating and empowering at-risk-youth and will work to provide valuable learning opportunities to young individuals who have become disengaged from the schooling system in an engaging classroom setting. By offering the youth the opportunity to complete a Certificate I in Automotive Skills, you'll provide a solid foundation for their ongoing education, pre-employment pathways, or a successful reintegration into school. Furthermore, you'll play a pivotal role in equipping them with essential life skills that encourage personal growth.

About you:
  • Demonstrate current technical knowledge and competencies in an Industrial, Mechanical or workshop setting, ideally working on light or heavy vehicles. Current Mechanical Trade Qualification(s) ideally AUR30620 - Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology or equivalent
  • Ability to train & assess individual’s education levels and identify gaps in learning and facilitate and encourage learning using several modes of delivery. Minimum 2 years’ experience. Current Certificate IV Training and Assessment
  • Experience working with or teaching disengaged youth.
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Posses or willing to obtain a
      • Current Western Australian Working with Children Check
      • National Police Clearance issued within the 6-month period
      • Current HTLAID012 First Aid Certificate
How to Apply:

Please submit your cover letter and CV BY clicking "Apply" below. Please indicate on your cover letter whether you would like to work at Kensington, if you have a preference.
For further information, please contact the Human Resources team at or (08) 9277 4388

WA PCYC reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable candidate be found prior.
WA PCYC promotes a diverse and inclusive culture across the organisation. We welcome and strongly encourage applicants from diverse community groups, cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, disabilities, or ages to apply.
  • Perth - Metropolitan area
  • Full-time
  • Education, Child Care & Training
  • Training and Assesment

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