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EDV3500 Competency Based Training and Assessment

Short Description: Competency Base Train & Assess
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 070109 - Teacher Educ: Vocational Educa
Grading basis : Graded


Co-requisite: (ESP2200 or EDS3450) and EDC2300 and (ESP3100 or EDC3100)

Other Requisites

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

Before commencing this course students will be assumed to have read the full details of Professional Experience particulars and familiarised themselves with the requirements. Please see the Education Placement Professional Experience website and the Professional Experience Book for full details.

State law in Queensland (Australia) requires that all adults working/undertaking Professional Experience practica/researching with children under the age of 18, in the state of Queensland must hold a valid Blue Card OR Exemption Card
If undertaking placement outside of Queensland you must ensure that all relevant checks are completed and evidence of this is provided to the Professional Experience Team


This course aims to enable teachers and trainers in post-compulsory vocational education programs 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 in Australia's national VET system. Therefore, in addition to development of requisite academic and specialist knowledge, understandings, attributes and capabilities required for successful tertiary study at Australian Qualifications Framework (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' via a mandatory 25 hour practical Vocational Education and Training (VET) professional experience in an Australian VET context.

Students who successfully complete this course may choose to apply for recognition for the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) qualification, which will incur a nominal administration fee payable by the student to the registered training provider. To be eligible for the full TAE40116 qualification, students must have completed both EDV3500 and EDV3551 or EDV3500 and TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 External
Date printed 7 December 2021