Profession vocational teacher

Vocational teachers instruct students in their specialised field of study, which is predominantly practical in nature. They provide theoretical instruction in service of the practical skills and techniques that the students must subsequently master in the specialised vocation of their choice and aid in the development of the according attitudes and values. Vocational teachers monitor the students progress, assist individually when necessary, and evaluate their knowledge and performance on the subject through assigments, tests and examinations.

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Personality Type

  • Social / Realistic


  • Assessment processes

    Various evaluation techniques, theories, and tools applicable in the assessment of students, participants in a programme, and employees. Different assessment strategies such as initial, formative, summative and self- assessment are used for varying purposes.


  • Apply intercultural teaching strategies

    Ensure that the content, methods, materials and the general learning experience is inclusive for all students and takes into account the expectations and experiences of learners from diverse cultural backgrounds. Explore individual and social stereotypes and develop cross-cultural teaching strategies.

  • Give constructive feedback

    Provide founded feedback through both criticism and praise in a respectful, clear, and consistent manner. Highlight achievements as well as mistakes and set up methods of formative assessment to evaluate work.

  • Work in vocational school

    Work in a vocational school that instructs students in practical courses.

  • Assess students

    Evaluate the students' (academic) progress, achievements, course knowledge and skills through assignments, tests, and examinations. Diagnose their needs and track their progress, strengths, and weaknesses. Formulate a summative statement of the goals the student achieved.

  • Apply teaching strategies

    Employ various approaches, learning styles, and channels to instruct students, such as communicating content in terms they can understand, organising talking points for clarity, and repeating arguments when necessary. Use a wide range of teaching devices and methodologies appropriate to the class content, the learners' level, goals, and priorities.

  • Observe student's progress

    Follow up on students’ learning progress and assess their achievements and needs.

  • Motivate others

    Direct other people's behaviour by providing them with a convincing reason for action.

  • Adapt teaching to student's capabilities

    Identify the learning struggles and successes of students. Select teaching and learning strategies that support students’ individual learning needs and goals.

  • Guarantee students' safety

    Ensure all students falling under an instructor or other person’s supervision are safe and accounted for. Follow safety precautions in the learning situation.

  • Assist students in their learning

    Support and coach students in their work, give learners practical support and encouragement.

  • Adapt instruction to labour market

    Identify developments in the labour market and recognise their relevance to the training of students.

Optional knowledge and skills

track geometry sport games rules curriculum objectives teach hospitality principles ensure student welfare provide lesson materials travel bookings processes economics financial management european food safety policy skin types hygiene in a health care setting assist students with equipment sales activities electricity functional properties of foods business law manage student relationships maintain a hygienic working environment teach train driving principles instruct on safety measures drive vehicles sporting equipment usage tourism market food preservation mechanical components of vehicles respond to changing situations in health care control the performance of the vehicle learning difficulties ensure vehicle operability promote a positive image of nursing teach tourism principles copyright legislation teach customer service techniques accounting facilitate teamwork between students park vehicles health and safety measures in transportation locomotive brake applications deliver presentations on tourism cosmetics industry human anatomy energy assign homework perform defensive driving food hygiene rules operate cockpit control panels human physiology teach medical laboratory technology principles physical characteristics of railways deal with emergency care situations local area tourism industry train operating procedures monitor developments in field of expertise sterilization techniques health care occupation-specific ethics design principles document management recognise abnormalities on board motivate in sports teach transport technology principles personalise sports programme geographical areas relevant to tourism teach driving practices instruct in sport teach industrial arts principles global maritime distress and safety system teach energy principles mechanics of trains perform classroom management teach boating principles material mechanics direct the preparation of food food allergies work with virtual learning environments common aviation safety regulations disability types general medicine prepare lesson content aircraft flight control systems manage resources for educational purposes electronics teach electricity principles teach flying practices health care legislation distinguish various types of ships road traffic laws hair biosafety in biomedical laboratory develop course outline international regulations for preventing collisions at sea operate marine communication systems sports competition information use different communication channels maritime transportation technology maintenance and repair customer service geographic areas teamwork principles vessel safety equipment passenger transport regulations implement fundamentals of nursing marketing principles cosmetics

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