Vocational Education Australia

What is a registered training organisation?

1 Comment   Posted: 12/11/14   by William Cowie

A registered training organisation (RTO) is a provider and assessor of nationally recognised vocational education and training.  They are able to offer students training and qualifications or statements of attainment that are recognised across Australia, and are accepted by industry and other educational institutions. RTOs are registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA); or Read the full post

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

How course clustering saves you time and effort

0 Comments   Posted: 17/01/14   by William Cowie

How course clustering saves you time and effort

Clustering units in course helps improve the learning experience for you. It is designed to improve the quality of the learning and assessment experience. It can also speed up your pace of study. Clustering can help you with: • Making sense of new skills and knowledge; • Drawing out the most important skills, concepts, information and relationships 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

Scholarships, Grants, Awards and Study Assistance in Australia

4 Comments   Posted: 06/11/13   by William Cowie

Find out what scholarships, grants, and study assistance you can get in Australia

National Scholarships, Grants, Awards and Study Assistance Australians are fortunate to enjoy a high level of scholarships, awards, grants and other support to achieve our educational goals. Knowing where and when you can apply for and claim these benefits isn’t always so easy. To help you find your scholarship, grant, award or other benefits, we’ve compiled Read the full post

Vocational Training Outcomes for Disabled Graduates

0 Comments   Posted: 17/09/13   by Inspire Media

A disability is defined as “a physical or mental condition that limits a person’s movements, senses or activities”. A disability in humans may be physical, cognitive/mental, sensitive, emotional, developmental or some combination of these. Some people are born with disabilities, some develop them, and others are the result of accidents or misfortune. Whatever the cause, people with a disability Read the full post

Google Trends: Free yet powerful tool for trainers and students

0 Comments   Posted: 29/08/13   by Inspire Media

Google Trends is a powerful free tool that has a number of applications in the training industry. There are some great ways to use Google Trends for your job search, career planning, teaching & training activities, and for simple fun or curiosity. Career & Job Search If you’re a vocational trainer looking for a new job, it 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

Kim Kardashian: More popular than education?

0 Comments   Posted: 25/07/13   by Inspire Media

Let’s ask Google Trends If you haven’t heard of Google Trends, it’s time you did. Google Trends is an incredible free tool available to everyone. It documents the relatively frequency of specific search terms used on Google, over time – basically, what people are searching for on Google. Since Google has around 65% of the Read the full post

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