Education & training

Ever wondered what working in education and training is all about?

The education and training sectors involve a whole stack of learning, teaching and training services provided to people of all ages in both the public and private sector.

Organisations you may end up working for include early childhood education centres, primary and secondary schools, universities, TAFEs and private colleges, adult and community education centres or migrant education centres.

There are also a range of on-the-job and workplace training and education services provided within businesses and government organisations. These can be provided in-house or by external training organisations. You can also pursue a career in the areas of distance and remote education and elearning.

Associations & groups

Visit these organisations to find out more about each industry including information about jobs, career paths and training opportunities.

Australian Association of Special Education
Australian Education Union (Victorian Branch)
Department of Education and Training (Victoria)

Career profiles

Find out about the types of jobs that people do in the education and training industries.

"It’s a really wonderful rewarding career, but it is hard."

Johanna, 36

Karen, 40s

TAFE Teacher

Sue, 50

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