Teaching everything from acting to zoology University lecturers and tutors are employed by tertiary and VET institutions primarily to design and deliver education and training programs for students. University lecturers and tutors teach in tertiary institutions and conduct research in their area of speciality. Vocational education and training lecturers and tutors teach in TAFE colleges and private training institutions in a host of areas including business, communications, IT, the trades, vocational, technical or skilled crafts. Both University and VET lecturers prepare, deliver, mark and grade assignments. They may also develop new courses and provide consultancy services to industry. University tutors assist lecturers in teaching undergraduate students, usually working with small groups of students and reinforcing material covered in the lectures.
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