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Assessor Skill Set


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Assessor Skill Set – TAESS00011

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Course Overview

Wanting to be an Assessor for a Registered Training Organisation in the VET sector? This Skill Set will give you that accreditation to assess competencies. It is designed to provide VET practitioners with the assessor competencies to meet the Standards for RTOs.

These units provide credit towards the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, giving you a head start in completing this qualification.

It is recommended that students engage in a minimum of 6 hours commitment each week to complete the requirements of this Skill Set.

Course Dates & Times

Online Campus

Online self paced - Open from 15/02/2021 - Online / 2021

Online self paced - Open from 05/07/2021 - Online / 2021

Online - Starts Monday 14th February / 2022

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

  • Attend an interview.
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to assess existing knowledge and skills.
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course.
  • Have intermediate computer skills to be able to work independently on computer-based activities Have reliable access to the internet
  • Have access to a workplace/training environment where course assessment tasks such as delivering training sessions and carrying out an assessment of learners can occur

Those entering this program must be able to demonstrate vocational competency in their proposed teaching and assessing area. Vocational competency is defined as broad industry knowledge and experience, and may include, but is not limited to, holding a relevant unit of competency or qualification.

These courses offer rolling intakes, where students can commence at various times throughout the year.

Core Units
Plan assessment activities and processes
Assess competence
Participate in assessment validation
Design and develop assessment tools

To demonstrate your competency in this qualification, you will be required to undertake assessment activities including assignments, short answer questions and portfolios.

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Students will be required to undertake this Skills Set online and submit their assessments via this method. The online resources provide all the required information for this course with the practical assessment being able to be conducted in a simulated or real environment for flexibility.

It is expected learners will commit to undertaking activities such as reading, research and assessment task and preparation for assessments. Consolidation of the application of knowledge and skills will occur through in online learning activities, formative and summative integrated assessment tasks

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or submit an enquiry through our website now and one of the team will be in touch.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

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