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CEO Not-For-Profit Registered Training Organisation

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A rare career opportunity presents itself for an experienced CEO or a Vocational Manager who is able to demonstrate the skills and drive to move into a CEO role to further grow the business at Robinson Education Centre Ltd.

Trading as Robinson College, this registered training organisation is located in the city of Broken Hill NSW. Broken Hill is the birthplace of BHP and was built on the back of the mining industry. Now established as an art mecca, Broken Hill is surrounded by the beautiful Barrier Ranges with access to a diverse range of activities including bushwalking, camping, 4×4 and art, right on your doorstep.

Robinson College delivers a range of nationally accredited full and partial qualifications which support the mining, construction, health, business, aged care and high-risk industries. Robinson College is in the prime position of continuing substantial growth of its business. Providing vocational education to over 1,400 students and delivering up to 4000 units of competency per year, this organisation provides positive and measurable outcomes in learning and development through specialist training services.

Robinson College receives substantial funding due to its remote location and has built positive relationships with the funding bodies with the dual aim to skill and upskill this region.

The Role:

The focus of the role is to manage all aspects of Robinson College under the direction of the Board.

Experience in managing an RTO or equivalent skills within the vocational sector is essential. Along with the ability to research, keep abreast of the fast evolving vocational space with a demonstrated and hands-on approach across ASQA, funding contracts, ASIC, governance and training packages.

The CEO is responsible to ensure Robinson College is audit-ready and compliant in all government contractual standards and obligations, including its scope of registration and program offerings.  This role requires exceptional knowledge, attention to detail, project planning, accuracy, the ability to build, lead, manage and work collaboratively with the team to ensure compliance is understood, embedded in the culture and becomes second nature. Therefore, you will need excellent communication skills to be able to professionally manage, build and lead this winning team.

As a core member of the management team and reporting directly to the Board, you will be responsible for the overall RTO management and ultimately for ensuring quality training is provided to our valued clients.

  • Provide effective leadership, management and monitoring of all RTO operations including but not limited to recruitment, performance, productivity, HR and the assurance of quality outcomes (e.g., compliance, quality training, customer service);
  • Monitor and evaluate the delivery and assessment of training programs on the scope of registration to ensure Robinson College is responsive and drives continuous improvement consistent with compliance requirements;
  • Establish and maintain the RTO’s compliance requirements to safeguard adherence to ASQA guidelines, procedures and policy;
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and implement quality improvement initiatives;
  • Provide supervision and support to the RTO team;
  • Liaise and build on existing networks across a range of industries;
  • Develop,  implement and review policies and procedures ;;
  • Ensure that all work conducted by the team is undertaken in accordance with safe working practices and legislative requirements;
  • Undertake additional tasks as requested or required by the Board;
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of ASQAnet and its purpose including registration and scope;
  • Have the capacity to conduct Internal audits;
  • Conduct Performance Management of all staff;
  • Demonstrate the ability to reach and surpass KPI’s.

Essential Skills, Qualifications and Experience:


  • Have no less than five (5) years’ successful experience in either Management or equivalent positions within the business and/or RTO environment;
  • Experience in an RTO or equivalent compliance environment (5 years);
  • Qualification or the ability to acquire a qualification in business or management;
  • Comprehensive knowledge and ability to embed ASQA Standards for RTOs 2015 V2.0 across the organisation in practical applications;
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written skills;
  • Strong time and project management skills;
  • Must have a friendly disposition, be well presented and client service orientated;
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Human Resources;
  • High-level computer literacy skills across Microsoft suite;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead in a team framework to achieve organisational change objectives.
  • Excellent people and performance management skills;
  • You must have a vision and the ability to demonstrate entrepreneurial skills to be suitable for this position.


  • Current Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or greater or a comprehensive understanding of training and assessment in practice;
  • Experience managing RTO timetabling and allocation of teaching hours.

To apply for this position

  • Do you have a ‘lead from the front’ attitude and the ability to take leadership of the RTO?
  • Do you have a demonstrated ability to work at an exceptional level of performance and efficiency?
  • Do you have a right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have experience working for a registered training organisation (RTO)?
  • What’s your expected annual base salary?
  • Have you completed a qualification in management?
  • Possession of a current Australian Drivers Licence and willingness to provide a National Police Check, NSW Working with Children Check and the capacity to meet the regulatory requirements of governing bodies.
  • Please provide a one-page introductory letter, your CV and a two-page resume addressing the essential criteria for the position in 11 font Times New Roman.

Close date: Friday 5th March 2021 by 11.59pm

For further information contact either:

Contact Officer: 0439922226

Marion Browne (Chair)   0427 057 967or 

Training Business Manager

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South Coast Careers College  – Training Business Manager Contract 12 Months.

When it comes to education we open up a whole new realm of possibility all brought about by making choices – choices to pursue a career dream, choices to gain a new skill, to get a job, to progress in a job. These choices bring about our development and sense of purpose, they bring financial gain where previously there may have been none and they bring empowerment.


Batemans Bay is an open oceanic embayment that is located in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. The bay forms the mouth of the Clyde River and its primary outflow is to the Tasman Sea of the South Pacific Ocean.

We are seeking a bright enthusiastic and ready to go Manager to fit our vibrant and professional team.  This is a 12 month contract role with a view to possibly make into a permanent position within the college.


  1. To maintain the quality of the Centre’s vocational education training programmes and ensure they are conducted in accordance with the Centre’s policies and procedures and satisfy all state and federal relevant legislative and regulatory requirements.
  2. To work with staff to contribute towards the Centre’s growth and direction and to assist the CEO in VET planning and strategic development.
  3. To manage and develop VET administration staff and trainers to provide quality training and assessment delivery,
  4. Undertake consultation and research to identify and address community training and educational needs and develop programs that support those needs,
  5. To develop strong relationships and forge partnership arrangements with industry and community,
  6. Support management systems that are responsive to the needs of clients and our organisations operational requirements,
  7. Member of the Heads of Faculty Team

You will need these:


  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Well-developed communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Competent computer skills
  • Qualification and/or experience in Business Administration
  • Certificate IV in TAE
  • Knowledge and application of WH&S, EEO, Privacy & HR legislation
  • Knowledge of Smart and Skilled, ACE and other Training Grant programs
  • Drivers Licence


  • Diploma in Business Management or Administration
  • Diploma in Adult Education/ Vocational Training and Assessment Systems
  • Experience in Database Administration

You will be well remunerated and can be discussed during interview.

Please supply a cover letter and a 2 page summary to the main criteria.

For further information, Job Description. Email or contact the Chief Executive Officer on  02 4472 9202.