Breaking news the requirements to update are now the 1 July 2019! Read the latest here from the Minister.
Units of Competency: TAEASS502 Design and development assessment tools, TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills, TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities & process & TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation
Qualification: No this page contains Statements of Attainment (SoA), you will receive a transcript with results
Nationally Recognised Training: Yes
Government funding: No, Smart and Skilled in NSW is not available for SoA from the TAE Training and Education Training Package
National Training Masters is now taking enrolments for the new diploma unit TAEASS502 Design and development assessment tools, the LLN unit TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills and “upgrades” to the new TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification.
For the full TAE40116 visit our course page here the course information below is for students looking to complete the new unit TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools and/or “upgrade” to the new TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
LLN and Assessment units
The TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills (LLN unit) and TAEASS502 Design and development assessment tools (Assessment unit) units are available via a 1 day workshop each in either Kiama – Illawarra or Richmond – Western Sydney. You will commence all assessments in your workshops and have up to 6 months of Self-Paced Learning with full trainer support.
What are the entry requirements?
You will need to currently hold the full TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification. If you only require the unit TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools you will attend the first workshop. If you decide you want to “upgrade” to the new TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment you have the option to attend the third workshop. To attend the third workshop you will need to have undertaken workshop 1 or completed TAEASS502A or TAEASS502B previously (either in your TAE40110 or as a statement of attainment or in another qualification). You will need to provide the original copy of your transcript at the time of enrolment. As part of the verification requirements NTM will need your permission to contact your previous training provider for all transcripts you submit. We run these workshops as “Advanced” for experienced trainers and assessors who have experience in designing and developing assessment tools.
Workshop ONE Diploma Assessment unit workshop – Advanced
Unit: TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools
Qualification: no, this is a Statement of Attainment (SoA)
Time: 9am – 5pm
Pattern: 2 days
April Dates: Saturday 27 April 2019 & 4 May 2019 | Kiama – 0 places | full closed
May Dates: Saturday 25 May 2019 & 1 June 2019 | Kiama – 0 places | full closed
(last workshop before the 1 July 2019 new deadline)
Enrol: Now closed
If you complete the first workshop only, you will receive a Statement of Attainment with the new unit TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools.
Workshop TWO Language, Literacy and Numeracy unit – Advanced
Unit: TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
Qualification: no, this is a Statement of Attainment (SoA)
Time: 9am – 5pm
Pattern: 1 day
March: Thursday 21 March 2019 | Richmond – 0 places left | full closed
May: Saturday 11 May 2019 | Kiama – 0 places | full closed
Enrol: Now closed
If you complete the second workshop only, you will receive a Statement of Attainment with the new unit TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
Workshop THREE gap training “upgrading” to the new TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment – Advanced
Is for the two new units TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities & process & TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation, these units are deemed equivalent but not superseded by the previous version of the units.
You must have a complete TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, the unit TAELLN411 / TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills & workshop 1 or already hold the unit TAEASS502A / B, Design and develop assessment tools, you will be sent a mapping kit before the workshop. Once you have completed the three units you will then be eligible to transition to the new TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. You must have industry and vocational currency to be eligible for the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
Units: TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities & process
TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation
Time: 9am – 4pm
Pattern: 1 day
March: Saturday 23 March 2019 | Richmond – 0 places left | full closed
June: Saturday 29 June 2019 | Kiama – 6 places left (last workshop before the 1 July 2019 deadline)
Enrol: TAE Upgrade
Qualification: If you complete all three workshops (TAEASS502 & TAELLN411 & Gap Training TAEASS401 & TAEASS403) you will be eligible for the new TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
Where can I study, what locations are available?
Upgrades available at Kiama and Richmond.
Richmond | Western Sydney campus
Toxana Business Centre, Basement, 147 Windsor St, Richmond, NSW, 2753
Illawarra | Kiama
The Old Bank, Level 1, 18 Manning Street, Kiama NSW 2533
Face to face times are flexible for those working and/or with caring responsibilities
How is the course delivered? Advanced
This course is run face-to-face with trainers who have real-life workplace training and LLN experience. We can also deliver the course at your workplace to individual students or small groups, or you can study flexibly including online. You will have 6 months to complete the units but may be able to complete it sooner than that. The workshops will require about 120 hours of work for the TAEASS502 unit and another 30 hours of gap training for the two new units TAEASS401 and TAEASS403. You start the course work on the day with 6 months to complete post-course assessments. We run these workshops as “Advanced” for experienced trainers and assessors who have access to three assessment tools for three different units of competency.
What units I am required to complete? One, two or three units?
This unit describes the skills and knowledge a vocational trainer or assessor requires to identify language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skill requirements of training and the work environment, and to use resources and strategies that meet the needs of the learner group.
The unit applies to individuals who teach, train, assess and develop resources.
Competence in this unit does not indicate that a person is a qualified specialist adult language, literacy or numeracy practitioner.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design and develop assessment tools, including tools used in formative, summative and recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment.
An assessment tool is used to guide the collection of quality evidence in the assessment process. It includes the specific instruments for collecting evidence, as well as information about assessment methods and the procedures to be followed in conducting the assessment.
This unit typically applies to those involved in training and assessment or in the development of learning resources or products, assessors, learning resource or product developers, and training and assessment consultants.
How much is the course?
At NTM you can choose the way you would like to study, including in a classroom, blended or one-to-one. All learning materials and a USB (for classroom or one-to-one training) are included in the price.
Workshop 1: for the unit TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools
$350 * attend the first workshop
Workshop 2: for the unit TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
$300 * attend the second workshop
Workshop 3: Gap Training for the two units TAEASS401 & TAEASS403
$400 * attend the third workshop
You may enrol in both workshops at the same time. Visit our upgrade TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment page for more information.
*Note: NTM graduates who completed the previous TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment in 2017, may be eligible to have the fee waived as part of the alumni scholarship grant. If you are a previous NTM student and have not yet been contacted, call our office 1300 653 501 for more details and eligibility criteria.
Payment plans are available at no cost. Pay via credit card, direct deposit or visit our headquarters at 18 Manning Street, Kiama, 2533, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.
How interactive and practical is the course?
At NTM this course is practical, interactive and with sufficient time to complete all your assessments. The course contains interesting readings and practical assessment tasks which you can complete in the classroom, at home or in your workplace. Assessment activities may include short written assessments, projects and case studies.
Pathways to further study
After successfully completing the two units (in addition to holding the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment), graduates have several pathways options:
- Transition or “upgrade” to the new TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, visit our upgrade page for more information. Technically TAE40116 is not an “upgrade” but a new qualification.
How do these units fit with the new TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment? Do I need to “update”?
Originally training providers were informed that the only change to the upcoming TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment would be the addition of the LLN unit, however, since the release of the qualification the diploma level assessment unit TAEASS502 has been added. Consequently, the vast majority of TAE40110 holders with have to complete both TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills & the new unit TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools. There is no requirement for current TAE40110 holders to upgrade to TAE40116 if students already hold the full TAE40110 qualification and both the units TAEASS502B and TAELLN411 (or equivalent). Read our article on the implications of the new TAE40116. All student must read the update from the Minister on the new requirements, remember if you have TAELLN411 and TAEASS502B there is no requirement to “upgrade”. Technically the TAE40116 is not an “upgrade” but a new qualification, as long as you meet the new requirements, this may mean a transition to TAE40116 or just completing two extra units TAELLN411 and TAEASS502.
I would like to discuss the course before I enrol
Please call our learning consultant on 1300 653 501 to discuss the course. At NTM we are committed to enhancing your learning potential by providing a range of services. If you would like to speak to a qualified Career Development Practitioner before enrolling or to discuss Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) about your previous qualifications or workplace experience just contact our office.
To support your learning journey we have a range of support services available including: Career Development, Counselling, Disability and Adult Basic Education services. As an NTM student, these support services are available at no extra cost.
Unique Student Identifier (USI)
From 1 January 2015, anyone enrolling into a Registered Training Organisation or TAFE college needs a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not have a USI or have lost it, get it quick and free at www.usi.gov.au. A USI gives you access to an online account and will contain all your nationally recognised training and results from 1 January 2015 onward.
Enrolling is easy
Call 1300 653 501 to enrol now. You will need to have your TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment transcript and any statement of attainments or skill sets ready when you call.
Step 1: Download the TAE Upgrade Enrolment form
Step 2: Send the enrollment form to administration
Drop in for a concierge service at our Illawarra offices: National Training Masters, The Old Bank, Level 1, 18 Manning St, Kiama, NSW 2533 or call 1300 653 501 to enrol now