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We fight daily to remain the best in the industry, and we all bring our A game to every task. We’re proud of the work we do, and you will be too.

From the quality of our curriculum to the safety of our machines, there’s no room for shortcuts in our business. When the right way is the hard way, we go hard.

As our students progress, so do we. At ACE we provide ample opportunity to acquire new skills and hone your craft.

Whether by updating equipment or providing mentorship, we equip you to do your job well and fully.

Every voice matters, and every contribution brings us closer to our goals. At ACE, you’re part of a collective mission to change lives.

We treat our team members like people, not line items. We listen actively, respect wholeheartedly, and reward abundantly.

We are currently
looking for:

Conditions:

  • Full Time
  • Management
  • Victoria

Director of Education

ACE Training is a leading registered training organisation (RTO), providing civil construction courses to employees and jobseekers in Victoria. With some of the highest completion rates in the industry and a brand known for high-quality training, ACE operates across four campuses – Sale, Traralgon, Bendigo, and Ballarat.

ACE was recently acquired by professional investors and has plans to grow rapidly. We are looking for an ambitious senior manager to run the core and largest part of our business – training.

The role

As Director of Education, you will own the training program at ACE. You will oversee a team of trainers across multiple locations in Victoria, equipping them to provide best-in-class instruction to our students. You will play a crucial role in preparing our team and systems for scale, and you will work in tandem with the CEO to strategise, plan, develop, and execute training frameworks as we grow.

Key responsibilities:

  • Recruit and retain top-notch trainers to our team across four locations in regional Victoria.
  • Manage a team of 35 trainers (going on 100) to ensure best-in-class service to our students.
  • Upskill the team through development programs, both internal and external.
  • Seek and act on opportunities for process and quality improvement.
  • Develop and implement industry-leading curriculum that equips our students to excel in the workforce.
  • Collaborate with the CEO and Director of Compliance to make company-level decisions, including budgeting and expansion plans.
  • Ensure compliance across the organisation to all RTO and professional standards (ASQA, CRICOS, DESE, VET, RTO, etc.).
  • Protect the company’s financial wellbeing by fully utilising its most important assets, the trainers.
  • Maintain accreditation of all courses offered.
  • Create and develop a culture of high quality, safety, and accountability.

About yourself

We are looking for a hungry, inspirational leader with outstanding people management skills, capacity for strategic thinking, and aptitude for process optimisation. 

You may be a great fit it you have the following:

  • A demonstrated capacity to lead and inspire large teams
  • A hunger for aggressive growth and accomplishment
  • A mind for both detail and high-level systems thinking
  • Enviable prowess in communication and organisational management

Also helpful:

  • At least ten years of operational management experience
  • Experience managing regulatory compliance efforts
  • Leadership experience in construction
  • Leadership experience in education

Other requirements:

  • Native-level English language skills
  • Australian citizenship or permanent residency

Conditions:

  • Full Time
  • Victoria

Business Development & Marketing Officer (Regional)

ACE Training is a leading registered training organisation (RTO), providing Civil Construction courses to employees and jobseekers in Victoria. We also provide High Risk Work & Heavy Vehicle licensing (via WorkSafe and Vic Roads), and a broad range of industry specific training, Verification of Competency (VOC) and bespoke training to our industry-based clients. With some of the highest completion rates in the industry and a brand known for high-quality training, ACE operates across four campuses – Ballarat & Bendigo (Western), Sale & Traralgon (Eastern).

ACE was recently acquired by professional investors and has plans to grow rapidly. We are now looking two ambitious Business Development & Marketing Officers (BDMO) for our Western and Eastern regions, The BDMO will be responsible for seeking out prospective business opportunities (student enrolments) for the RTO, providing exceptional service to existing clients and building positive working relationships with new clients.

The role

As the regional Business Development & Marketing Officer, you will cover a specific geographical area which will include several RTO locations and associated clientele. You will win new business, develop existing relationships, provide support to clients when enrolling into/ attending training and take on the marketing of the ACE brand regionally.

BDMO’s will work collaboratively with relevant Branch Managers and administration staff, and ACE Trainings senior management/ leadership team to achieve the overall strategic goals of the organisation. Networking, open days, end to end sales, and a real passion for the services we offer, and the positive effect we have on our clients’ futures, will be your mantra.

Key responsibilities

  • Prospect and develop new business opportunities for the RTO’s programs across a defined regional footprint
  • Meet sales targets set by the Senior Leadership Team in collaboration with the relevant Branch Manager(s).
  • Monitor and report on the status of sales campaigns and sales target achievement
  • Convert marketing interest from campaigns into leads and then sales (enrolments).
  • Respond to client enquiries in a timely manner
  • Ensure student enrolment documentation is completed accurately and submitted in-line with company protocols.
  • Prepare and present proposals to existing and prospective clients.
  • Represent ACE Training during networking and industry events to ensure currency with training developments, market needs and raise brand awareness.
  • Ensure all sales & marketing activities comply with RTO and professional standards (ASQA/ RTO Standards 2015, HES/DET, DESG, WorkSafe Vic, Vic Roads etc.).

About yourself

We are looking for an experienced RTO Sales and Marketing professional, with a proven track record within a sales and marketing environment. A self-starting go getter with great networking skills and a commitment to quality in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector.

You may be a great fit it you have the following

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Implementing new sales plans and advertising
  • Relationship building mindset and the ability to anticipate new marketing opportunities
  • Hunger to exceed targets and deliver profitable outcomes

Also helpful

  • At least 5 years of sales and marketing/ account management experience
  • Experience managing or working within regulatory compliance frameworks
  • Qualifications in Business (Sales/ Marketing/ Advertising)
  • Experience and success within a KPI sales framework

Other requirements

  • Native-level English language skills
  • Australian citizenship or permanent residency
  • Valid Working with Children Check (WWCC) or the ability to gain this on application
  • A full Australian driving license

Conditions:

  • Full Time
  • Victoria

Branch Manager – Ballarat, Bendigo and Sale/ Traralgon (3 positions)

ACE Training is a leading registered training organisation (RTO), providing Civil Construction courses to employees and jobseekers in Victoria. We also provide High Risk Work & Heavy Vehicle licensing (via WorkSafe and Vic Roads), and a broad range of industry specific training, Verification of Competency (VOC) and bespoke training to our industry-based clients. With some of the highest completion rates in the industry and a brand known for high-quality training, ACE operates across four campuses – Ballarat, Bendigo, Sale, and Traralgon.

ACE was recently acquired by professional investors and has plans to grow rapidly. We are now looking for ambitious Branch Managers to oversee the daily operations in our regionally dispersed training centres.

The role

As Branch Manager, you will be responsible for the daily operational activities within a training centre and its associated locations, aligned with priority industry sectors. The position is accountable for providing local leadership and management of a designated group of permanent and casual training and administration staff, delivering training programs linked to the designated training Centre(s).

Branch Managers have primary accountability for the quality of their centres training delivery, positive student, and customer outcomes, building a high performing and accountable team and achievement of financial targets. In addition, the position will work collaboratively with other Branch Managers and ACE’s senior management/ leadership team to achieve the overall strategic goals of the organisation.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage a team of trainers and local resources to ensure best-in-class service to our students.
  • Manage, monitor, and report on budgets and lead a culture of business growth.
  • Actively monitor student progress with trainers and implement actions to increase student retention and completion rates.
  • Manage and drive a culture of high quality, safety, and accountability.
  • Contribute to the professional development and upskilling of the team, in collaboration with the senior management team.
  • Assist in the recruitment and retention of top-notch trainers in line with our growth strategy.
  • Seek out and feedback on opportunities for process and quality improvements.
  • Contribute to compliance with RTO and professional standards (ASQA/ RTO Standards 2015, HES/DET, DESG, WorkSafe Vic, Vic Roads etc.).
  • Protect the company’s financial wellbeing by fully utilising its most important assets, the trainers.

About yourself

We are looking for an experienced RTO or small business leader, with outstanding people management skills, capacity for strategic thinking, and a collaborative and open management style. We have vacancies in Ballarat, Bendigo, and Sale/ Traralgon.

You may be a great fit it you have the following

  • A demonstrated capacity to lead and inspire teams
  • Proven track record in building and motivating teams
  • A mind for both detail and high-level systems thinking
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills

Also helpful

  • At least 5 years of operational management experience
  • Experience managing or working within regulatory compliance frameworks
  • Leadership experience in construction or the transport & logistics sectors
  • Leadership experience in education
  • Qualifications in Management and Training & Assessment

Other requirements

  • Native-level English language skills
  • Australian citizenship or permanent residency
  • Valid Working with Children Check (WWCC) or the ability to gain this on application
  • A full Australian driving licence

Renumeration

OTE $90,000 – $110,000 plus super

Conditions:

  • Full Time
  • Victoria

Trainer / Assessor Roles (Ballarat, Bendigo, Sale/ Traralgon)

  • Construction (Civil, General, Plant Operations)
  • High-Risk Work Licensing (WorkSafe) 
  • Heavy Vehicle Driver Licencing (VicRoads)

ACE Training is a leading registered training organisation (RTO), providing Civil Construction courses, WorkSafe High-Risk Work and VicRoads Heavy Vehicle driving licences to employees and job seekers in Victoria. In addition, ACE delivers a broad range of employer specific, Verification of Competency (VOC) and bespoke training to our industry-based clients. With some of the highest completion rates in the industry and a brand known for high-quality training, ACE operates across four campuses – Ballarat & Bendigo (Western), Sale & Traralgon (Eastern).

We have a great culture and are looking for experienced and professional Construction, High Risk Work and Heavy Vehicle Trainers and Assessors to join our team. 

Areas of particular interest are:

Construction

  • Excavator
  • Backhoe Loader
  • Front End Loader
  • Skid Steer Loader
  • Tipper/ Haul Truck
  • Roller
  • Traffic Control, White Card,
  • Work @ Height/ Confined Space

Driving

  • Medium Rigid – manual
  • Heavy Rigid: auto, non-synchro
  • Heavy Combination: auto, non-synchro
  • Four Wheel Drive/ Off Road
  • Motorcycle

High Risk Work Licensing

  • Forklift (LF)
  • Elevating Work Platforms (WP)
  • Dogging/ Rigging (DG, RB)
  • Slewing Crane (C2, C6) 
  • Non-Slewing Crane (CN)
  • Vehicle Loading Crane (CV)

The Role

The position can be full-time or flexible hours and days that suit you. We have a range of days available for teaching between 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday. Weekend work may also be available.

About yourself

We are looking for professional educators with fantastic people skills. You may be a great fit if you have the following:

  • A can-do attitude and an upbeat personality
  • Ability to multi-task in a busy RTO environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team and autonomously when required
  • Ability to prioritise tasks to meet deadlines with excellent problem solving and organisational skills.
  • Possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrate solid experience as a Trainer/ Assessor and hold current industry skills

Key responsibilities

Deliver engaging and relevant training & assessment services (combined theory and practical activities)

  • Ensure content and delivery of accredited courses meets ASQA/ RTO Standards and other applicable regulations (i.e. HSE/DET, WorkSafe & VicRoads)
  • Supervise students’ behaviours and provide engaging and motivating training
  • Maintain equipment, training venues and training aids to ensure they are serviceable, clean, tidy, and safe for operation
  • Travel may be required to deliver training offsite or at our regional locations
  • Perform other general duties as required 

Essential criteria

  • Recent work experience within the building, construction/ civil/ transport industries
  • Be eligible to obtain a Working Children Check Card 
  • Awarded Statements of Attainment or qualifications equivalent to Certificate III in Construction/ Transport & Logistics (desirable)
  • Be accredited by WorkSafe/ VicRoads (or ability to gain accreditation, if applicable)
  • Be able to complete/ submit a detailed pre-employment Trainer Skills Matrix (TSM)
  • Be eligible to obtain a Working Children Check Card 
  • You will need to be an Australian Resident
  • Must hold valid Australian Drivers License

Renumeration

$80,000 – $85,000 plus super

Conditions:

  • Full Time
  • Victoria

Trainer Cadetship Roles (Ballarat, Bendigo, Sale/ Traralgon)

  • Construction (Civil, General, Plant Operations)
  • High-Risk Work Licensing (WorkSafe) 
  • Heavy Vehicle Driver Licencing (VicRoads)

ACE Training is a leading registered training organisation (RTO), providing Civil Construction courses, WorkSafe High-Risk Work and VicRoads Heavy Vehicle driving licences to employees and job seekers in Victoria. With some of the highest completion rates in the industry and a brand known for high-quality training, ACE operates across four campuses – Ballarat & Bendigo (Western), Sale & Traralgon (Eastern).

We know that Trainers and Assessors do not grow on trees. ACE Training want to “grow their own” educators of the future and may consider supporting you through a cadetship model. You could be working as a trainer, under the supervision of a qualified Trainer & Assessor, whilst you work towards your Cert IV TAE40116 Training & Assessment.

To be considered for this programme, you would need to:

  • attend a successful interview with our Chief Training Officer
  • complete a detailed Trainer Skills Matrix (for the units you will be training)
  • complete one of the following Skill Sets (at your expense):
    • TAESS00014 Enterprise Trainer—Presenting Skill Set (or its successor)
    • TAESS00015 Enterprise Trainer and Assessor Skill Set (or its successor)
    • TAESS00013 Enterprise Trainer—Mentoring Skill Set (or its successor)

The Role

The position can be full-time or flexible hours and days that suit you. We have a range of days available for teaching between 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday. 

Essential criteria

  • Recent work experience within the building, construction/ civil/ transport industries
  • Be eligible to obtain a Working Children Check Card 
  • Awarded Statements of Attainment or qualifications equivalent to Certificate III in Construction/ Transport & Logistics (desirable)
  • Be accredited by WorkSafe/ VicRoads (or ability to gain accreditation, if applicable)
  • Be able to complete/ submit a detailed pre-employment Trainer Skills Matrix (TSM)
  • Be eligible to obtain a Working Children Check Card 
  • You will need to be an Australian Resident
  • Must hold valid Australian Drivers License

Next Steps

If you are thinking about a career in training & assessment, and you have years of experience in one or more of the areas ACE Training runs courses in, we should have a chat. Please call us on 1800 456 094 & ask for Martin.

We love working at ACE.

Tyrone Muir
Tyrone Muir
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I enjoy working at ACE Training because I feel I am respected and valued member of the team. I get great satisfaction from being in a role in which I can make a difference in people’s lives.

JASMINE SAUL
JASMINE SAUL
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I’ve worked for ACE since 2018, and I appreciate working with a diverse and inclusive group of co-workers and having the opportunity to help others.

Rod Hedger
Rod Hedger
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I’ve been here 15 years because I love training the students and seeing many of them progress to great new careers.

Tamara Bell
Tamara Bell
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I find it really fulfilling to see our Cert III students progress through the course and then find new jobs.

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