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Training and Development Manager

Find out how to become a training and development manager and work in the human resources industry. Discover information on salary, growth, stability and occupational expectations.

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The current average salary of an Training and Development Manager is $90,000 - 132,300 annually


Training and development managers ensure that staff training needs are met to enhance individual performance and encourage effective teamwork. Employment for training and development managers to 2019 is expected to remain stable. Employment in this large occupation fell over the last five years.

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Key skills

Training and development managers ensure the effective development, implementation and evaluation of staff training programs.

  • Liaise with other managers to ascertain training requirements and budgets
  • Discuss development requirements with staff through performance management systems
  • Lead or provide access to training programs to suit a range of developmental needs
  • Create and ensure access to training materials including electronic materials
  • Work within a set training budget
  • Support staff and management as required at times of operational change

Quick facts

Working as a training and development manager allows you to utilise your communication skills in a training and educational setting. It also requires excellent organisational skills.

  • Average Hours Worked
    38.2 full-time hours per week vs. all jobs average of 40 hours
  • Main Industries
    Education and training; public administration and safety; and other industries
  • Average qualification level
    Recommended qualification levels for training and development managers start at diploma level

* All information on this page has been complied using figures from and the Australian Government's - all figures are indications only, and are accurate at time of publication. Please do your own research before selecting a course or career.


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