The Welding Instructor will perform a variety of routine duties, as needed, to teach structural fabricating, repair and maintenance, MIG, TIG, and ARC welding and cutting and plasma cutting to learners from different backgrounds, ethnicity, nationalities, gender, ages, religions, or disabilities in the classroom and practical work area, using a variety of teaching methods such as lectures and demonstrations and using audio-visual and technological aids to supplement the presentations. As an Instructor, you will have the opportunity to positively impact students’ lives by passing on your knowledge and experience in welding which includes the following. You will also have an opportunity to manage and lead junior instructors within the group.
- Follow workplace occupational health and safety procedure.
- Planning, welding instructors fulfill several planning duties that include developing lesson plans, plans and supervises work of learners, individually or in small groups, in the classroom or practical areas, and monitor the use of tools and equipment.
- Present lectures and conduct discussions to learners according to the class schedule, using visual aids, such as graphs, charts, videotapes, and PowerPoint slides is required to deliver knowledge and increase competence.
- Prepare outlines of instructional programs and training schedules and fulfill course goals.
- Provide individualized instruction and tutorials during classroom and practical work.
- Tests and evaluates achievement of learner in technical knowledge and trade skills to determine progress, provide feedback, and make suggestions for improvement.
- Administer oral, written, or performance tests to measure progress and to evaluate training effectiveness.
- Prepare reports and maintain records such as student grades, attendance rolls, and training activity details.
- Conduct on-the-job training classes or training sessions to teach and demonstrate
principles, techniques, procedures, or methods of designated subjects.
- Select or develop teaching aids such as books, materials, supplies, multimedia visual aids, or study materials.
- Develop curricula and plan course content and methods of instruction.
- Performing ad hoc tasks from time to time as and when determined by employer.
Qualifications & Experience:
- Artisan Certificate or
- At least 6 year’s previous related experience in a welding and manufacturing industry.
- Assessor and Moderator Certification advantageous
- Health and Safety
- Skills Development and Manpower Training Acts SAQA