TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools
Two Day Workshop (currently via a virtual classroom using Zoom) + work to complete afterwards
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- Courses are currently being run via remote or distance learning using the video conferencing platform, Zoom. Our remote course is run in a similar way to our classroom-based course. Each day is led by one of our experienced trainers. Just like in our face to face class, learners are supported throughout the day by their trainer, there are plenty of learning activities and interaction between learners as well as time to work on assessments. The main difference is you and your classmates will be in a virtual classroom.
- Blended learning approach including pre-course online learning, workshops and access to help days.
- Learn when it is convenient for you and progress through assessments at your own pace.
- Trained and assessed by TAE experts.
- Assessment are fully explained and started during the workshops.
- Statement of Attainment issued promptly after successful completion of assessments.
- Walk away from the 2-day workshop with a clear completion pathway.
Our TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools course has been designed for current trainers and assessors who already hold TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and who do not hold this unit. It applies to those who develop and/or deliver assessments (formative, summative and RPL).
The course has been designed using a contemporary and blended learning approach. It incorporates, online pre-learning, teacher facilitation, peer to peer learning, reflection and self-paced learning. The face to face workshop is engaging, informative and will help consolidate key learning concepts. Students will kick start assessment activities during the workshop and leave with a clear completion pathway. Our intuitive assessments are based on realistic training scenarios and will be relevant to anyone working or planning on working in a training and assessment setting. Face to face (currently zoom) post workshop help days are available for students that require revision, consolidation of assessment design concepts and or further learning guidance.
On successful completion of this course, you will be issued with a TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools Statement of Attainment.
We are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO No. 91399).
|Unit of Competency:||TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools|
|Delivery Mode:||Online pre-learning, two day face to face workshops (via zoom), help days, self-paced post workshop assessment tasks|
|Course Duration:||Students are enrolled for 3 months, two day workshop (consecutive business days): 10am–6pm AEDT (7am-3pm Perth time).|
Timeline for Compliance Under the Standards
Students are reminded that to remain compliant as a trainer and assessor under the Standards for RTOs, one requirement is that you will need to hold this unit (or be holding the older TAEASS502A or B) by July 1, 2019.
The CBD College entry requirement for our TAEASS502 course is that you hold the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. You will need to have basic computer skills and be able to use Microsoft Word. It is assumed that participants have an appropriate level of literacy.
An internet-enabled laptop or desktop computer with Microsoft Office installed is essential for this course (Microsoft Office 2007 or later version for PC, Office 2010 version for Mac). Stable internet connection is essential. Your computer will need to be enabled with a camera and microphone (most computers come with these in-built).
All assessment documents are written in Microsoft Word. You will need to be competent using this program.
The assessment methods to be used during this two-day workshop will be practical tasks, written questioning and review of documents.
You will need to bring to class the following:
- Laptop or desktop computer – internet enabled, Microsoft Word installed, video and micrepone enabled to facilitate your Zoom sessions
- Photo ID
- A pen and paper for taking notes
- There are underlying skill requirements of the TAE Training and Education Training Package.
- Candidates are advised that they will need to possess effective English language, communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to write a range of documentation in English.
- Candidates will also be expected to develop assessment materials
- Candidates with special needs are advised to email firstname.lastname@example.org prior to booking so that reasonable adjustments to assessment can be contemplated.
- Where a student has an identified need for assistance with language, literacy or numeracy, CBD College’s trainers and assessors will endeavour to provide this assistance.
Issuance of Certificates
Once assessment tasks have been submitted, they will then be assessed. This can take up to 10 business days. Once you have been marked as competent in all assessment task requirements you will be notified via email. Your Statement of Attainment will be posted to you within 10 business days of receiving your completion email.
Joanne Power - Sydney CBD
Joanne is one of our highly skilled team of TAE trainers and assessors. Based in Sydney, she is responsible for liaising with students regarding their assessments, training on a regular basis and is actively involved in continuous improvement strategies across the courses in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.
Joanne comes from a workplace training background. She spent 12 years at Adecco Group where she worked her way up to be National Training Manager and was responsible for national training needs analysis, delivery and facilitation across the network of branches including sales, service delivery and product knowledge. Her previous positions have also included Training Co-ordinator at Clarins and senior HR positions in a number of large companies.
Jo holds the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. She also holds the Diploma of Vocational Education and Training qualification (TAE50111).
Joanna Gee - Sydney CBD
Joanna graduated with a Degree in Education from the University of Newcastle (1994) and a Master of Education from the University of Sydney (2005). She spent the first few years of her teaching career as a foundation teacher in a new independent school north of Newcastle, followed by a stint overseas teaching for four years in London, before returning to Australia and teaching at St Catherine's School, Waverley and at Wahroonga Public School. Joanna also spent several years teaching undergraduate students in their final years of a Bachelor of Education degree at Macquarie University.
In 2001 she was the recipient of a NSW Minister for Education and Training and Australian College of Education Quality Teaching Award.
Joanna's strong interest in educational research and trends and in particular, her views on student centred learning and learning by doing, have helped to shape the unique TAE course that CBD College offers. As well as her degrees, Joanna holds her TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (TAE5011) and Diploma of Training Design and Development (TAE50211).
She is a trainer and assessor for CBD College in Sydney.
Chi Man Lau - Sydney CBD
Chi has worked as an independent contractor for many years specialising in RTO compliance, assessment validation, designing high quality customised training programs within the Transport and Logistics, Business Services and Training and Education Training Packages and delivering training and conducting assessment.
Chi holds a Bachelor of Education (Adult Education) Human Resource Development major, UTS; Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and Certificate IV in Transport & Distribution (Road Transport). Chi has also worked for 10 years as a Principal Instructor for Safety Strategies Pty Ltd, a specialist provider of personal safety programs to the government and private sectors. Chi also holds a Master of Education (Adult Education).
A passionate trainer with a genuine interest in helping candidates, Chi is a great example to trainee trainers of what skills a well-rounded vocational trainer should possess.
Deanne Whiteley - Sydney CBD
Deanne's background includes experience in all facets of Human Resources, including management coaching, employee relations and recruitment. She is also skilled in learning program design, development and training delivery.
Deanne has worked across multiple industries including telecommunications, call centre, healthcare, higher education, not-for-profit and vocational education and training.
For the past 7 years she has been involved in the development of TAE coursework, assessment design, validation of a range of qualifications and has developed and managed RPL pathways. Deanne is an experienced TAE trainer and assessor. She also manages professional development for CBD College trainers.
Having lived and worked in numerous countries, most notably seven years in North America, helps Deanne bring a global perspective to the classroom. Her experience working in both small business and multinationals helps her to relate to students from all backgrounds and successfully match training delivery to student needs. An experienced facilitator and coach, she is passionate about bringing out the best in people. She supports students in learning both the underlying theory and practical application.
Deanne holds a Bachelor of Business (double major - Human Resources Management and Catering and Hotel Management) as well as a TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. She also holds the Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (TAE50111) and the Diploma of Training Design and Development (TAE50211). Deanne is currently studying to achieve a Master of Education (Organisational and Workplace Learning/Adult Education).
Courtney Locane – Sydney CBD
Courtney comes from a small business-owner/operator background in the hospitality industry however the last 10 years have seen her training and assessing in the VET sector. Courtney's background as a small business operator, combined with her experience as a trainer servicing a broad range of clients has meant she has developed a high level of expertise and versatility, often commented on by students.
Based in Sydney, Courtney is a talented and committed TAE trainer and assessor.
Courtney is also the National Training Manager for RSA and RCG at CBD College. This role involves her overseeing all RSA/RCG staff, updating course materials, generating assessments and ensuring that CBD College is compliant with the L&G NSW Conditions of Approval.
Courtney holds the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and the Diploma of Vocational Education and Training qualification (TAE50111). Courtney also holds HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid & HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation.
Natarsha Krug – Melbourne CBD
Her past positions in retail, recruitment and as a disability support worker have taken Natarsha all around the world however it was a desire to work within an adult learning environment that led Natarsha into the VET sector in 2007 when she joined the Technology Institute of Victoria (TIV).
Natarsha’s past roles as a Trainer and Assessor have enabled her to develop knowledge of Education and Training in the VET sector. Natarsha has trained and assessed courses at Certificate II, III, IV, Diploma levels and has also been responsible for developing curriculum for these courses. Natarsha has delivered customised courses in General Education for Adults, English & ESL, Microsoft Office package, Time Management, Customer Service and Workplace Skills, drawing on her experience in teaching English, Retail, Business, Leadership & Management, Trainer and Assessor and Store Management.
Natarsha started her full time employment with CBD College in early 2018 and has been an invaluable asset to the Melbourne team. She has shown a passion for teaching adults and classroom facilitation.
Her qualifications include: Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (TAE50111), Diploma of Training Design and Development (TAE50211), Certificate IV in Training and Education (TAE40110), Cambridge Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA). Natarsha is currently completing a Diploma of Counselling, (CHC51015) and a Bachelor of Adult Learning and Development. Other quals include a Cert IV in Leadership and Management (BSB42015) , Cert IV in Business (BSB40215) and a Cert IV in Business Administration (BSB40507).
Stan Thomas – Melbourne CBD
Stan has a breadth of experience having lived and worked in many countries and across various contexts. He moved to Australia from England in 1981 and since then has worked in industries including; retail, telecommunications, information technology (IT), corporate training, middle management and vocational education and training (VET).
Stan is an affiliate of the Think on Your (TOYF® Network) and has conducted all of their five programs across Australia. Stan has also conducted Customer Relationship Management (CRM) training across Asia and North America for Siebel Systems.
After returning from an overseas stint in Singapore in 2003, Stan took on the role as the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Manager for a national IT training company. This enabled him to learn and practise the importance of adhering to RTO standards and to build quality into every component of a training company.
As a VET workplace trainer and assessor, Stan conducts training and assessment at several Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) levels including Certificate IV to Advanced Diploma.
Stan bases his training style on ‘wrapping’ the learning around ‘each’ learner, making it relevant, meaningful, and achievable to them. He brings a wealth of vocational training and assessing experience to his role as trainer and assessor at CBD College. Stan is passionate about training and is a wonderful addition to our Melbourne and Zoom TAE teams.
Stan’s qualifications include; Master, Bachelor and Diploma of Education (Adult); Diploma of Training Design and Development (TAE50216), Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (TAE50111); Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116); Diploma of Project Management (BSB501407); Diploma of Management (BSB 51107); Certificate IV in Facilitation (30783QLD); Diploma of Business (BSB51004); Certificate IV in Business (Frontline Management) (BSB41004).
Alka Jain – Perth CBD
Alka Jain comes from an Investment and Finance background. Having worked for over 15 years for many of the top 5 Investment Banks, Alka has been responsible for devising and conducting training programs for the graduate trainees of the bank in topics such as accounting, finance, business management, presentation skills and investments.
Her other duties included managing a portfolio of clients for their investment accounting and performance measurement reporting requirements.
Alka is a qualified accountant. She holds the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, TAE50111 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training and TAE50211 Diploma of Training Design and Development.
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