This program is delivered over a period of 2 - 4 months. The length of time to complete this qualification will depend on the location and will vary depending upon how long a student takes to reach the required competency level.
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This skill set is designed to provide VET practitioners with the assessor competencies to meet Standards for RTOs requirements.
Credit transfers and advanced standing
Skills recognition is not applicable to this course. CDU's short courses are highly targeted courses designed to help you improve a specific skill. They will help you improve your career prospects, maintain currency in your field, or allow you to try out something completely new.
VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline.
These units provide credit towards TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
Fee-Free TAFE: eligible NT government supported students who apply between 1 January and 31 March 2023 will have tuition fees waived.
2023 course fee for students who are not eligible is $1,400.00.
International VET Package
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Why study at CDU?
Whether you learn on campus or online, you will be studying with a proud multi-sector university that’s a leader in research and flexible study delivery. CDU is innovative, industry-relevant and student-centred. Our students are at the heart of all that we do.
- Benefit from smaller class sizes for more personalised attention
- Online learners receive the same support as their on-campus peers
- Enjoy inclusive, welcoming learning environments
- Utilise our deep connections with industry, businesses and communities in the Northern Territory, across Australia, and beyond
What will I study?
To achieve the skill set TAESS00011 Assessor Skill Set a total of four (4) unit of competency must be completed as listed below. Students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment upon successful completion.
Students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment upon successful completion.
|Code||Module/Unit of Competency||Hours|
|UNITS OF COMPETENCY|
|TAEASS401||Plan assessment activities and processes||40|
|TAEASS403||Participate in assessment validation||35|
|TAEASS502||Design and develop assessment tools||40|
|Total nominal hours for the training program||140|
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.
To gain entry into TAESS00011 Assessor Skill Set candidates require:
- Computer skills to produce professional business documents
- Access to a computer with system requirements as detailed for Learnline
- Access to individuals requiring assessment
The people-first approach to flexibility and supportive learning environment at CDU meant I could find a balance with study, work and family life.
My lecturers and the academic staff at CDU have been very supportive in helping me develop strategies to become a competent teacher in Australia.
This is a non-award course and a Statement of Attainment will be issued for nationally recognised units of competency successfully completed.
Employability Skills are embedded in the training and assessment of national training package qualifications. Information on the Employability Skills relevant to your qualification can be obtained by visiting this website and keying in the national code for the qualification: training.gov.au
Location and study mode
Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.
Study Mode: On campus,
Some components of this qualification may be available in other modes of delivery and not all modes are available at all locations.
Subject to demand other locations and modes may become available throughout the year.
|Email:Student.Central@cdu.edu.au. Phone: 1800 061 963 (free call).|
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How to apply
How to apply direct to CDU
Applications to CDU must be submitted online.
You will need a valid email address to create your online account.
Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.
There is no application fee when you apply online.
Find a CDU agent partner to help you apply
Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from theAustralian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.
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