Vocational Education Teachers Postsecondary Job Description video

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As the demand for skilled labor increases, adult and vocational education teachers are needed to train entry-level job seekers and update the skills of experienced workers. These teachers provide instruction for occupations that do not require a college degree, such as x-ray technicians, auto mechanics, welders and cosmetologists. They also provide remedial education for school dropouts, or help students to prepare for attending a 4-year degree program. Other instructors help people update their job skills as part of a continuing education program Many vocational teachers draw on their work experience and some have degrees, licenses or certificates in their field. It’s important for adult and vocational education teachers to keep abreast of the latest technology and stay current with skills required in the workplace. If you think you can communicate well and you are patient, this may be a good career choice for you. Helping others to achieve their career goals can be very fulfilling.


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