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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

29160 Instructor

Teaches courses in one or more subjects in commercial, governmental, industrial or service establishments. Prepares instructional program in accordance with training or other course requirements, assembling materials to be presented. Instructs students in the theoretical and practical aspects covering the subjects being taught. Utilizes such teaching methods as individual coaching, group discussions, lectures, demonstrations, seminars, and workshops. Selects or develops teaching aids such as wall charts, prepared notes, tape recordings, radio, television, films, film strips, and training handbooks. Supervises practical work carried out by students, and assists them at points of difficulty. Tests students to evaluate their learning progress and to evaluate effectiveness of instruction. Compiles assessment report regarding each student. May arrange visits to or periods of employment in real-work situations to reinforce instruction.