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EDV3500 Competency Based Training and Assessment

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Educ


Co-requisite: EDC1400 and EDC2300 and EDS2401

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, assessment and evaluation of competency-based programs that lead to nationally recognised vocational qualifications. As such, in addition to development of requisite academic and specialist knowledge, understandings, attributes and capabilities required for successful tertiary study at AQF Level 7, students are required to demonstrate competence equivalent to the minimum industry standard for delivery and assessment of nationally recognised vocational training. Successful completion of this course requires learners to demonstrate competencies '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 to the registered training provider. The Professional Experience component must be completed in an Australian training and assessment context.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2015 Online