Unpack the requirements to train and assess others. 

What competencies must you have? What must you hold? What’s the difference between having and holding a competency and where does demonstrating equivalence come into it?

All of these questions are answered in this session which looks at the requirements for the Trainer/Assessor - and how an individual’s credentials can be used to complete the Matrix; the profile which details each instance of delivery for an RTO and how the individual meets those requirements.

Particular focus is given to the issues of competency, currency and equivalence, including the difference between ‘demonstrating equivalence’ and ‘equivalent units’. Examples of how industry practices can impact trainer/assessor currency are given, as are tips for different pieces of evidence that might be used in a Matrix. 

Watch this session for clarification on the following main issues:

  • What must be held to be a trainer/assessor
  • How to prove industry knowledge and expertise (and currency)
  • Why currency and 'ways of doing things' is so important
  • Maintaining compliance requirements

Other Details:

  • Recorded - September 2021

  • Duration - Approx. 70 mins

  • Access - 14 days from date of purchase


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Here's what others who watched this session had to say:

"Answers my questions - thank you for the session"

"Great session Michelle :)"

"Thanks very much - you explained a complex situation with plenty of detail so that we can do it ourselves now"

"Really positive to clearly understand about the mapping of trainer and assessors' academic and industry currencies"

"Thorough and comprehensive information provided - effective examples given"

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About your presenter

Michelle Charlton

As the Principal of her organisation, Michelle works with her team to provide specialised VET and RTO support services including:

  • Writing and resource development
  • Assessment and document review
  • Assessment validation
  • QA services
  • Professional Development information and activities

Michelle is an experienced presenter and facilitator, a qualified trainer and assessor, and has industry qualifications and experience in project management, leadership and management, training and education, and business operations. 

She holds tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Adult and Vocational Education, and Training and Development.

Contact and connect with Michelle:

E: michelle@specialisedvetservices.com.au

W: specialisedvetservices.com.au


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