Training and Assessment

TAELLN411: What is actually happening?

4 Comments   Posted: 21/08/14   by William Cowie

TAELLN411: What is actually happening?

You, like many other trainers, may be confused about the upcoming changes to the TAE training package. Do you need the TAELLN411 unit or not? The inclusion of the unit ‘TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy’ as a core component of the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment has been pending for years. Read the full post

Jump Start Your Training with Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

40 Comments   Posted: 13/01/14   by William Cowie

Recognition of Prior Learning can boost your training course if you have relevant experience

What is Recognition of Prior Learning? Recognition of Prior Learning is the opportunity to have your previous skills, knowledge, training and experience counted towards a formal statement of attainment or qualification. RPL recognises your knowledge and skills, no matter how, when or where you developed them. Recognition of prior learning can be used to get Read the full post

What is competency based training?

0 Comments   Posted: 09/01/14   by William Cowie

What is competency based training?

Competency based training (CBT) is a style of education that focuses on what you can achieve in the workplace after completing a course, or because of your workplace training and experience. Competency based training, also known as competency based learning, is the recognised training method for vocational training in Australia. It was introduced to Australia Read the full post

Why teachers should get the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

3 Comments   Posted: 26/09/13   by Inspire Media

Why Teachers Should Get the Cert IV in Training and Assessment

Course hot link: Fast-Track Certificate IV in Training and Assessment for Teachers The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is a great professional develop activity for qualified Australian teachers. It’s a relatively short and inexpensive course that builds on your teaching qualifications and experience, yet it opens up a whole range of new professional opportunities Read the full post

The importance of employee training at Nestle

0 Comments   Posted: 13/09/13   by Inspire Media

The importance of employee training at Nestle

For every business organisation, success depends on the ability of its employees to perform at the highest level. Business analysts state three main reasons to improve employee efficiency; training, motivation and job satisfaction. Out of the three, training is perhaps the most important factor that leads to employee efficiency. Admittedly, motivation and job satisfaction are Read the full post

The Seven Learning Styles

0 Comments   Posted: 04/09/13   by Natalie Hoerner

The Seven Learning Styles

The Seven Learning Styles – How do you learn? Contrary to the traditional educational framework, there is actually a diverse range of learning styles appropriate for every student. Schools generally use linguistic or logical learning styles, but other styles may be more effective for some learners. When students are not performing as well as they Read the full post

What does it take to be a vocational trainer?

0 Comments   Posted: 07/08/13   by Inspire Media

What does it take to be a vocational trainer?

  With the rapid growth of many Australian industries (especially education and training), finding qualified trainers to train staff has become an issue. Trainers are needed everywhere, and if you’re planning to fill this demand, you might be the asking the question: “what does it take to be a vocational trainer?” Being a trainer means Read the full post

Unique Student Identifiers (USI) for Vocational Education and Training

0 Comments   Posted: 16/07/13   by Inspire Media

The Unique Student Identifier (USI) initiative is a major development for students in vocational education and training.  The new USI will enable students to get a comprehensive and authoritative transcript of their vocational education achievements, online. What is a USI? A Unique Student Identifier is a randomly generated code that will be allocated to and Read the full post

Professional Development – Hard and Soft Skills for Teachers

0 Comments   Posted: 26/06/13   by Inspire Media

"Taking up additional courses is important in your professional development"

What is professional development? Professional development refers to skills and knowledge attained for both personal development and career advancement. It can include a huge variety of learning including accredited and non-accredited training courses or educational development in the form of conferences, practical learning and consultation and coaching. When do you need professional development? While a Read the full post

Get your self-education tax refund now!

0 Comments   Posted: 07/06/13   by Inspire Media

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By William Cowie Did you know you can get tax deductions to help with the cost of your studies? Some self-education expenses are able to be claimed on your tax return. What are self-education expenses? Self-education expenses are expenses you incur studying an eligible course to obtain a formal qualification from a school, university, college or Read the full post

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