Instructional Designers

Instructional Designers

Instructional designers develop instructional materials and products and assist in the technology-based redesign of courses. Assist faculty in learning about, becoming proficient in, and applying instructional technology.

Instructional Designers

Job Demand: High

Average weekly wage: $1,523

Where you could work:

  • Vocational Education                        TAFE QLD, Envirotech
  • Government Departments              Education Queensland
  • Universities                                         Griffith Uni, Bond Uni, Southern Cross Uni 

Instructional Designers do the following tasks:

  • Present and make recommendations regarding course design, technology, and instruction delivery options.
  • Define instructional, learning, or performance objectives.
  • Develop instructional materials and products for a technology-based redesign of courses.
  • An instructional designer is responsible for developing instructional material, such as customer training courses, that help support the company's technical products. For that purpose, an instructional designer is tasked with creating material that helps all types of users understand the product better. This means demonstrating efficiency through analysis of customers' needs and managing projects, in addition to developing courses that cater to all levels of the audience.
  • The ability to utilise multimedia technology is a must in a field like this since the online training packages must be developed to share knowledge with the clients on how to succeed in being an end- user of the products. An instructional designer is responsible for determining the needs of the course and the appropriate method of delivery. Some courses are online, while others are instructor-led. It is up to the instructional designer to make decisions about demonstrating instructional design principles and adult learning theory.