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EDV3500 Competency Based Training and Assessment

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Education
School or Department : Education
Version produced : 21 July 2014


Pre-requisite: EDC1400 and EDC2300

Other requisites

Students are required to undertake a supervised 25 hour VET teaching/training placement in an approved Vocational Education and Training setting. Students will also need to have acquired or be working towards the attainment of appropriate levels of vocational competence and qualifications in the occupational field and subject area in which they will be teaching/training.

State law in Queensland (Australia) requires that all adults working/undertaking professional experience/researching with children under the age of 18, in the state of Queensland are required to possess a current suitability card (Blue Card). (See "Other Requirements" for further information.) Also see: (See "Other Requirements" for further information.) Also see:


This course aims to enable teachers and trainers in post-compulsory education programs (schools, TAFE private and community providers) and in industry workplace training, to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in the design, development, implementation and assessment of competency-based programs that lead to nationally recognised vocational qualifications. As such, the course is designed to meet the requirements for students to demonstrate competence equivalent to completion of a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment regarded as the minimum industry standard for delivery and assessment of nationally recognised vocational training. Successful completion of this course requires learners to demonstrate competence 'on the job' and therefore has a mandatory 25 hour practical VET teaching/training placement. Students who successfully complete this course may choose to apply for recognition against the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, which will incur a nominal administration fee payable by the student. The Professional Experience component must be completed in an Australian training & assessment context

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2013 Online