At Simonds, we believe that our people are the core of our business, and are instrumental in our continued growth and sustainable success. With a variety of roles across our business, ranging from construction to procurement; administration to drafting and various shared services (HR, IT, Finance), we have a number of roles to suit many skill levels.

So whether you are looking for your first job, are an experienced tradesperson or contemplating a career change, consider Simonds for your next opportunity.

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Trainer and Assessor - Cert IV & Diploma of Building and Construction

Apply now Job no: 494280
Work type: Contractor
Location: M St Kilda Rd
Categories: Education/RTO

Builders Academy Australia (BAA), provides the Australian building and construction industry with outstanding industry-trained building and construction tradespeople. Based on the principle of "builders training builders", BAA draws on its deep connections to Simonds Homes to ensure it provides the highest quality curriculum and training services to meet industry needs. In 2018 BAA was announced as the Victorian Small Training Provider of the Year at the Victorian Training Awards.


A number of exciting opportunities are currently available two to four nights per week (5:30pm to 9:00pm) for experienced Online Trainers & Assessors to deliver virtual classroom-based learning of Certificate IV &/ Diploma of Building and Construction (Building).

Reporting to the Manager - Training Operations, your key purpose will be to ensure high quality delivery of training and assessment services to students within the virtual classrooms in which you deliver.

Your key responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • The delivery and assessment of the Certificate IV &/Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
  • Consulting with key clients on their existing and future workforce training needs
  • The review, validation, moderation and continuous improvement of the training resources and assessments for the qualifications above


To be considered for this role, you must hold/be:

  • Recent industry experience (of at least 5 years and current)
  • Certificate IV &/ Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) or have sufficient and current vocational competence that would allow for a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process to be completed
  • TAE40110 or TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Able to work as a Sole Trader with a current ABN
  • A current driver’s licence; and
  • Demonstrated ability in high level communication, negotiation and consultation skills and expertise in providing high level advice on a range of complex matters
  • Self-motivated and confident; have a positive attitude and willingness to embrace change
  • Strong relationship building skills with expertise in the effective management of diverse internal and external stakeholder groups
  • A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively
  • Sound knowledge of operational requirements in relation to the Standards for Registered Training Organisations.

You will possess an interest in imparting your industry knowledge to those eager to learn and expand their Building and Construction careers. You have a strong customer focus, and the ability to multi-task and be flexible and adaptable in your approach.

You will be an exceptional communicator, who is able to work well both autonomously and in a team environment. The capability to build rapport and have demonstrated planning, organisational and time management skills are crucial to the role.


With a 70-year history, Simonds Group has a strong on-going commitment to quality and service to our customers and a deep culture in building stable and rewarding futures for our people. This is an exciting opportunity to impart your knowledge and experience with those keen to learn and advance in the Building Construction Industry.

On offer are attractive contract Trainer/Assessor rates, ongoing training and support and a flexible, diverse workplace.

If this sounds like the role for you, click on 'Apply for this job' to submit your application. All applications are treated with the strictest of confidence.

Please note: You must have full Australian work rights to be considered for this role.

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