Are you looking to take the next step in your vocational education career? Become a senior or lead trainer and assessor, or a vocational education designer! This course leads to the award of both the TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training and the TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development qualifications.
The outcome of this course satisfies the prerequisite under Clause 1.23 of the Standards for RTOs 2015 to deliver and assess++ the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, any assessor skill set from the TAE Training Package, or TAE50116/TAE50216 Diploma of Vocational Education & Training and Diploma of Training Design & Development^, whereby you must possess either:
++Note: Trainers (but not assessors) of the TAE40116 also have the option of working under the supervision of a trainer who possesses the TAE50111/TAE50116 or TAE50211/TAE50216 qualifications. (Refer to clauses 1.23 and 1.24 of the Standards for RTOs 2015.)
^Note: Notwithstanding the above, under Clause 1.13 of the standards for RTOs 2015 you must also have:
1. Have vocational competencies at least to the level being delivered and assessed. (This is often demonstrated by possessing the units you are delivering, or by your RTO’s internal competency determination.)
2 . Current industry skills directly relevant to the training and assessment you provide
3. Current knowledge and skills in vocational training and learning that informs their training and assessment.
Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers.
The Australian Government, through its Skills and Training Incentive (Incentive), is providing up to $2,200 (GST inclusive) to fund training to help mature age Australians to update their skills and remain in the workforce longer.
You are eligible for the Incentive if you:
• are aged 45–70
• are an Australian citizen or permanent resident
• are currently employed OR recently unemployed (within nine months) and not registered with an Australian Government employment services provider
• have completed a Skills Checkpoint assessment that identified training opportunities through the Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers Program (Program).
You can find out more information about the Incentive and the Program by:
• visiting the Department of Education, Skills and Employment’s website at
• contacting your local Program Provider, who can help you apply for the Program and potentially access the Incentive, using the details below:
which the organisation
delivers the program
|Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory||13 BUSY (13 28 79)
|VERTO Ltd||New South Wales, Victoria and the Australian Capital
|1300 4 VERTO (1300 483 786)
You may be able to obtain the Incentive in relation to training that we provide. However, we do not facilitate the Program and Incentive, and nor can we advise you about your eligibility.
Eligibility for the Incentive is subject to completing a Skills Checkpoint assessment and Career Plan that identifies suitable training opportunities, which you will need to discuss with your Program Provider. Your Skills Checkpoint Career Plan may identify suitable training opportunities that are not offered by us.
Please also note that you or your current employer must match the government contribution, up to the value of $2,200 (GST inclusive).
The TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training covers how to deliver training and assessment services usually within Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) within the vocational education and training (VET) sector. They may have a role in leading other trainers and assessors and in providing mentoring or advice to new trainers or assessors as well as designing approaches to learning and assessment strategies across a significant area within the RTO.
The TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development is for training developers and instructional designers who are responsible for analysing training needs and designing training solutions and products to meet workplace capability requirements, and evaluating the effectiveness of training programs. They may have a role in providing guidance and advice to trainers and assessors, promoting innovative practices, e.g. e-learning, and in researching and incorporating best practice in training and assessment into training programs and products.
This course is restricted to experienced trainers in the VET sector who possess the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, who have current or recent experience as a VET-sector trainer and assessor, and who wish to take the next step in their professional development.
The units of competency delivered in this course satisfy the packaging rules of both the TAE50116 and the TAE50216 qualifications:
Note: Student may optionally elect to undertake unit TAERES501 Apply research to training and assessment practice in lieu of unit TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills which is the default unit. (Additional fee applies as described below.)
We provide virtual classes and full RPL options.
View the Delivery Options to learn more.
TAERES501 Apply research to training and assessment practice unit – Additional $595
You now have the option to complete the TAERES501 Apply research to training and assessment practice unit as part of your TAE Diploma course. This unit is now a prerequisite for moving up classification levels and associated pay grades within Victoria TAFE and a number of private RTOs.
Plenty Training offers the option to swap the elective TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills with this popular new TAERES501 elective unit. Our TAERES501 unit is available via two delivery options including our Virtual+ class (recorded webinar) and RPL pathway.
The TAERES501 unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake research into educational theory, and apply this research to improve current training and assessment practice. It applies to those who need to develop skills in research in order to apply educational theory to improve current and future training, and assessment practice. This unit is also a new requirement to access advanced pay scales in some organisations.
Plenty Training TAE50116 and/or TAE50216 Diploma students who choose to complete the TAERES501 as an elective unit can rest assured that their course has been approved by the Victorian TAFE Association. This means students who undertake this course (including TAERES501 elective) will meet the prerequisites for a pay grade step at TAFE VIC.
At the completion of this course (excluding RPL pathways) students can request a certificate stating they have met the requirements stipulated by the Victorian TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement 2018 including the 200 hours of practicum. You can view the official approval here.
To find out more information about this unit please visit our dedicated TAERES501 page.
You can add this unit to your Diploma enrolment for only $595 by contacting the office on 1800 786 651 and paying the additional fee. By electing to complete this unit you will NOT complete the TAELLN411. This unit is also available as a standalone unit via recorded webinar or RPL.
|Qualifications||TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training & TAE50216 Diploma of Training Development and Design|
|Course Code||TAE50116 & TAE50216|
|Equipment Requirements||All students will require access to a computer (with Adobe Reader and Microsoft Word installed) and a reliable Internet connection. Participants may also require access to a video and/or audio recording device (such as a webcam or smart phone) to record themselves undertaking certain assessment activities (when required).|
|Career Pathways||There are a number of career opportunities available to those who hold these nationally-recognised qualifications including lead / senior trainer, training designer, training mentor, training needs analyst and training advisor. This diploma will give you the skills you need to take your training to the next level as a Lead Trainer, Training Manager or allow you to train and assess the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.|
|Duration||Students undertaking training have 18 months from their enrolment date to complete their studies and submit all assessment workbooks for this course. RPL candidates have 12 months from their enrolment date to complete their RPL interview and submit all required evidence. (Students may extend the duration of their enrolment on a month-by-month basis – extra fees apply as detailed in our schedule of fees.) Students may complete and submit their assessment workbooks at any time during their enrolment.|
|Assessment Turnaround||The turnaround time for assessment submissions received by Plenty Training is approximately 20 working days from the date it is received. This time frame can vary depending on the number of assessment submissions being received at any given time. Once a student is deemed competent in all units they will be issued with their qualification within 30 calendar days.|
|Workload||The Course Workload & Assessment table available in the Units Tab above summarises the anticipated student workload as per our Training and Assessment Strategy for this qualification. This represents the notional duration of all activities required for the achievement of the learning outcomes. These figures represent a combination of all formal training delivered in this course (however students are not obligated to avail themselves of all offered training and resources), and the anticipated self-study and assessment workload for a student who has no knowledge or skills in any of the content of the delivered units.|
|Assessment||Assessment methods include:
NOTE: Candidates should ideally be working in the VET sector or have access to VET learners. Refer to notes in prerequisite section.
RPL candidates must check their suitability for RPL prior to enrolment.
|Student Authenticity||We are obliged under the Standards for RTOs 2015 to ensure the authenticity of our students’ submitted assessment work. Students are required to:
|Terms and Conditions||Prerequisites exist for this course, so please refer to the prerequisites section above. Enrolment into this course is as per the terms and conditions as listed in our Student Guide. Please review these terms and conditions prior to enrolment.
Please familiarise yourself with the volume of learning requirements of this course as well as the turnaround time for submitted assessments before enrolling.
|Awarded By||Plenty Training (RTO #32371)|
TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
TAERES501 Apply research to training and assessment practice
The following table summarises the anticipated student workload as per our Training and Assessment Strategy for this qualification. This represents the notional duration of all activities required for the achievement of the learning outcomes. These figures represent a combination of all formal training delivered in this course (however students are not obligated to avail themselves of all offered training and resources), and the anticipated self-study and assessment workload for a student who has no knowledge or skills in any of the content of the delivered units.
General entry: the following course entry prerequisites apply to this course:
RPL candidates: You will be required to demonstrate that you have prior skills, knowledge and experience in leading or managing VET-sector activities and/or designing and developing VET-sector resources such as learning strategies and assessment tools. Candidates should ideally be working in the VET sector or have access to VET learners. It is a requirement to provide evidence of having assessed 20 candidates in the VET sector upon submission of your assessment workbook as part of your project. All RPL candidates MUST be deemed eligible to undertake RPL prior to enrolling.
All Students: You must have an understanding of how to use Microsoft Word and Adobe Reader, be able to download, scan and upload documents, and know how to access online materials. You must also have access to office supplies and equipment, including computers and relevant software.