VET Lecturer/Workplace Assessor, Aquaculture

Darwin, Australia
28 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • 3 years fixed-term full time appointment 
  • Teaching Focused Academic Level A
  • Salary $63,065 to $94,612 per annum
  • Plus 17% and 6 weeks annual leave
  • Casuarina Campus

Apply your extensive Aquaculture experience to help deliver competency-based training to students throughout the Northern Territory.

The Charles Darwin University (CDU) Vocational Education and Training (VET) Faculty is responsible for the planning, delivery and reporting of government subsidised and fee for service training and assessment to approximately 14,000 students across the Northern Territory. 

Operating within the School of Primary Industries, the Maritime and Seafood Team provides nationally accredited training in Aquaculture and Maritime Operations areas to students, apprentices and trainees, pre-apprentice students and the up-skilling of post trades students.  

As the VET Lecturer/Workplace Assessor – Aquaculture you are responsible for the development and delivery of training whilst working under the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and the VET Quality Framework and to the competency standards of the Seafood Industry Training Package.

You will deliver training programs through flexible learning environments including classrooms and/or other nominated teaching locations/workplace environments either on or off campus and remote areas of the Northern Territory.

You are also expected to contribute to growing the teaching business and anticipate and respond to industry training requirements.

To be successful you must possess the following:

  • A relevant qualification in Aquaculture or related discipline, and extensive practical work experience in Aquaculture or Seafood industry.
  • Current qualification equivalent to a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110 or its successor TAE40116) and the ability to obtain competencies in additional core units as required including the TAELLN411 Address Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy.
  • Committment to obtain TAEASS502 Design and Develop Assessment tools before April 2019.
  • Demonstrated experience providing training either within a workplace setting or educational institution
  • Capacity to work and travel to regional and remote locations with possession or ability to obtain Light Rigid (LR) Drivers Licence.

For more information please contact Danie Luttig, Head of School, on 08 8946 7865 or email

Closing date: Monday 15 October