This training course provides the skills and knowledge required to plan and organise the assessment process, including recognition of prior learning in a competency-based assessment system Participants will also gain skills related to developing assessment tools.

Entry Requirements

There are no explicit entry requirements, but the Standards for RTOs require that people delivering and assessing training have vocational competence at least to the level of the unit being delivered, and current industry skills directly relevant to the training being provided.

NOTE: This course does not qualify you to assess Nationally Accredited units unless you are under a supervision arrangement with a fully qualified vocational trainer.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Candidates with relevant experience may be eligible to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Please contact us prior to enrolment if you believe you fit the criteria for RPL.

Units of Competency

This skill cluster consists of four (4) Nationally Accredited units of competency:

  • TAEASS401B Plan assessment activities and processes
  • TAEASS402B Assess competence
  • TAEASS403B Participate in assessment validation
  • TAEASS502B Design and develop assessment tools

Course Content

  • Understanding assessment principles
  • Planning and organising assessments
  • Developing assessment tools
  • Participating in assessment validation

Course Delivery

Option 1 - Workshops

Intensive Delivery Workshops, delivered in the enterprise workplace for groups of 4 - 10.

  • Pre-reading, learning and knoweldge based activities
  • 3 days face-to-face learning and practical assessment activities
  • Post session assessment work if required

In this delivery mode, learning is broken into chunks, with collaborative facilitator-led work based learning activities. Assessment will be completed both at the workshop and in the workplace.

Option 2 - Facilitated On-Line

This self-managed delivery mode is undertaken at home or in the workplace. All materials can be downloaded in an easy-to-use Microsoft Word format, or are available in Print form. Course requirements are completed over 12 weeks, with a weekly on-line tutorial 1:1 with your facilitator. Additional support is available via phone, email, and our online e-learning centre. The Course Workbooks and evidence is emailed or posted to your facilitator for assessment. 

Course Code
Multiple Codes - Refer to Units of Competency on left

Delivery Mode
3 days of workshops & online skill development

Course Duration
1-12 weeks (flexible)

Available payment options
Workshops $1080
Online $1080
(Fees to be paid on enrolment)

Students will receive a folder with Course Workbooks, Reference Material, and access to RMT's online learning management system.


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