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TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development

  • Need to upgrade your superseded TAE40110 to the TAE40116? Consider a TAE diploma instead!
  • Are you eager to attain a diploma-level TAE qualification but don’t have a large amount of industry experience?
  • Are you unable to meet the strict assessment requirements for the TAE Dual Diploma?
  • Often the pre-requisite for public sector trainers’ pay grade step!!


Are you looking to take the next step in your career and attain a brand new TAE diploma qualification? If you find yourself unable to meet the strict assessment requirements of our TAE dual diploma, our single TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development could be the perfect option for you.

 

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:

  • The TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training or its successor (or the superseded TAE50111 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training or its successor), or
  • TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development or its successor (or the superseded TAE50211 Diploma of Training Design and Development or it successor), or
  • A higher level qualification in adult education.

++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.)

You now have the option to complete unit TAERES501 Apply research to training and assessment practice in lieu of TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills. Unit TAERES501 is now a prerequisite for moving up classification levels and associated pay grades within Victoria TAFE and a number of private RTOs. Our TAERES501 unit is available via Virtual+ class (recorded webinar format) and via RPL pathway.

To find out more information about this unit please visit the TAERES501 course page.

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 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.

You can add this unit to your Diploma enrolment for $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.

Note: If you have elected to complete the TAE50216 via our Intensive+ class pathway and choose to complete the TAERES501 you are only required to attend five-days of face-to-face training.

^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.


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 recommended for those who have current or recent experience in the VET sector and possess the TAE40110 or TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, and wish to take the next step in their professional development.

The following units of competency are delivered in this course:

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.)


Course Options

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 unit TAERES501 Apply research to training and assessment practice in lieu of TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills. Unit TAERES501 is now a prerequisite for moving up classification levels and associated pay grades within Victoria TAFE and a number of private RTOs. Our TAERES501 unit is available via Virtual+ class (recorded webinar format) and via RPL pathway.

To find out more information about this unit please visit the TAERES501 course page.

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 students can complete an RPL Assessment workbook to meet the requirements stipulated by the Victorian TAFE Association. Please review this evidence guide prior to application of the 200 hour practicum certificate.

You can add this unit to your Diploma enrolment for $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.


FURTHER INFO:

QualificationsTAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development
Nationally Recognised?Yes
Course CodeTAE50216
VET FEE-HELP* Available?No
Delivery Modes
  • Intensive+ class (six-day workshop covering six units plus four x online units)
  • Virtual+ class (10 x online units)
  • RPL
Course DurationThe Intensive+ and Virtual+ courses are delivered over 18 months, with monthly extensions available. RPL enrolment is for 12 months.
We recommend students complete one class a month over the course of the first 12 months of the program, with remaining time aimed at applying content from the program as well as completing workplace projects and assessment portfolios.
Assessment TurnaroundThe 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.
AssessmentAssessment methods include:
  • Direct observation
  • Product-based methods
  • Portfolio
  • Questioning
  • Third-party testimonial
All students receive learner's guides and assessment workbooks. You can either work through the assessment workbooks on your computer or complete a printed version by hand.
WorkloadThe 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.
Equipment RequirementsAll 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).
Start Dates
  • Intensive+ blended learning - See the schedule for intake dates
  • Virtual+ class - Start now!
  • RPL - Start now!
Similar Courses
  • TAEASS502: Design and Develop Assessment Tools
  • Dual Diploma: TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training & TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design & Development
  • Update to TAE40116: Update from TAE40110 to the new TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment
  • Update to TAE50116 and TAE50216: Update from the TAE50111 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training or TAE50211 Diploma of Training Design & Development
Terms and ConditionsPrerequisites 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.
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*SAVE 15% off your enrolment into our Virtual+ Class with our Christmas special when you book between 1 – 31 December 2021. This discount is not available in conjunction with any other promotion. 

This type of learning environment offers the perfect blend of flexibility and support. Students can attend live sessions consisting of trainer-led discussions, and participation in group collaboration activities from any location without the cost or hassle of travelling to a particular venue. All unit theory is delivered via recorded lessons available 24/7. The only thing needed is a computer with reasonable Internet connection, webcam, and audio functionality. Read about the massive benefit of virtual classes here.

The Virtual+ classes plus online learning consists of:

  • Six live and interactive online sessions with a trainer developing practical elements of each workbook, delivered bi-monthly throughout the duration of the course which you can repeat as many times as you want! *
  • Recorded lessons covering unit theory (available 24/7)
  • Four units delivered solely by recorded webinar
  • Access to recorded online tutorials covering unit assessment ‘how to’ information
  • Trainer-led live Q&A support sessions

*During each session you will interact with your trainer and fellow students. You will have the opportunity to develop drafts, network with other students and gain valuable hands-on experience with many of the assessment tasks. These practical elements will not cover any assessment tasks which are required to be observed, however, you will have the opportunity to link up with fellow attendees to complete these tasks at a later date. You can attend the same live session multiple times once you have viewed the corresponding unit theory lessons. We recommend that students attend or review approximately one session per month over the 18 months of the course.

You can view the schedule of upcoming live virtual classes here.


The Virtual+ classes plus online learning consists of the following components:

1. Trainer-led and student collaboration sessions (6 of 10 units): You are able to attend live virtual sessions which are offered bi-monthly. All sessions are scheduled as a five-day block, and you can attend as many or as few sessions as your personal circumstances allow. You may re-attend live sessions as many times as is required to gain a full understanding of how to tackle assessment tasks. Sessions can be attended from anywhere provided you have a computer with a reasonable Internet connection, webcam and audio functionality. During each session you will have the opportunity to develop drafts, network with other students and gain valuable hands-on experience with many of the assessment tasks. These practical elements will not cover any assessment tasks which are required to be observed, however, you will have the opportunity to link up with fellow attendees to complete these tasks at a later date You can read full information about virtual classes here, and view the schedule for all upcoming sessions here.

  • Session 1: TAETAS501 Undertake organisational training needs analysis
  • Session 2: TAEDES501 Design and develop learning strategies
  • Session 3: TAEDES502 Design and develop learning resources
  • Session 4: TAEDES505 Evaluate a training program

Note: As most TAE Diploma students already hold the units TAELLN411 Address Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills and TAEASS502 Design & Develop Assessment Tools these have not been included as part of this live session block. Sessions for these units are still available, however, these sessions have been scheduled to run during the live session times for the TAE40116 course. You can view the schedule for these sessions here.

2. Recorded unit theory lessons: You are able to view several recorded lessons covering the unit theory, multiple lessons are available for each of the 10 units in this course. Recorded unit theory lessons are available 24/7 and can be viewed as many times as necessary to understand the content as required. There are no live sessions available for the below units, only recorded unit theory lessons.

  • TAEASS503 Lead assessment validation processes
  • TAEASS504 Develop and implement recognition strategies
  • BSBADM502 Manage meetings
  • BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence

3. Out-of-class activities: students will be required to undertake assessment activities outside the virtual classroom time. This time will vary from student to student, but may be an average of 16 hours per unit of competency.

4. Independent learning and assessment activities: students will reflect on, consider and, where possible, integrate their learning into their professional practice.

(Note: All webinar sessions (including any verbal contribution made by you) will be recorded and subsequently used as a pre-recorded webinar for access by other students.  However no personal details are made available from the recording.)

*SAVE 15% off your enrolment into our Distance+ course with our Christmas special when you book between 1 – 31 December 2021. This discount is not available in conjunction with any other promotion. 

Our new Distance+ course offers a learning environment where students have the opportunity to complete their studies at their own pace. Our distance course offers students access to a wealth of resources to help them complete their studies. 

The Distance+ course consists of:

• Recorded webinars covering all course unit theory (available 24/7)
• Recorded online tutorials covering unit assessment ‘how to’ information
• Fortnightly trainer-led live Q&A support sessions

Students can view recorded unit theory webinars as many times as required throughout the duration of the course.

Our Distance+ course is self-paced and offered over an 18 month duration. Although this is a self-paced course students will be required to interact with others (including other training professionals) throughout their course. It is training and assessment after all!


The Distance+ course consists of a combination of:

  • Self-paced learning and assessment: Distance learning students access their learning materials electronically, interact with their instructors and assessors via telephone or email, and submit their completed assessments via the Learner Portal. Your Learner Guide and Assessment Workbook is included in the Learner Portal, and you will work through these at your own pace.
  • Independent learning and assessment activities: Wherever possible, it will be beneficial to consider and integrate your learning into your professional practice.

*SAVE 15% off your enrolment into our RPL course with our Christmas special when you book between 1 – 31 December 2021. This discount is not available in conjunction with any other promotion. 

For students with massive experience and require no training, our standard Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the most suitable pathway. You will be required to provide evidence that you have all of the skills, knowledge and experience in the units for this course. Click here to view exactly what types of evidence you will be required to provide. Click here to check your eligibility.

RPL is an assessment-only process that is designed for those who possess substantial existing skills and knowledge in a specific industry. It allows people to demonstrate their competence in these skills without first having to be trained. Our RPL kit is based on a combination of evidence submission and a competency interview conducted via phone.

This is a great option if you can provide evidence 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. Click here to view the types of evidence you will be required to provide.

All RPL candidates must be deemed eligible to undertake RPL prior to enrolling.

Click here to download your free RPL eligibility kit NOW!!

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  • Determine focus of the assessment tool
  • Design assessment tool
  • Develop assessment tool
  • Review and trial assessment tool

  • Determine the parameters of the learning strategy
  • Develop the framework for the learning strategy
  • Devise the content and structure of the learning strategy
  • Review the learning strategy

  • Research the learning resource requirements
  • Design the learning resource and plan the content
  • Develop the learning resource content
  • Review learning resource prior to implementation
  • Evaluate the design and development process

  • Plan and prepare evaluation
  • Collect and collate evaluation data and information for a training program
  • Analyse evaluation data and information and make conclusions
  • Report on the conclusions and recommendations of the evaluation

  • Identify the organisation’s needs
  • Conduct training needs analysis
  • Provide advice to the organisation

TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

  • Determine the core LLN requirements of the training
  • Access specialist learning supports
  • Customise program to develop core LLN skills

OR

TAERES501 Apply research to training and assessment practice

  • Prepare a research brief relating to training and assessment practice
  • Conduct research in training and assessment practice
  • Investigate and apply educational theory to the research
  • Report on the application of educational theory to training and assessment practice
  • Review entire process

  • Monitor assessment practice
  • Coordinate assessment validation activities

  • Determine the purpose and parameters of the recognition process to be applied
  • Analyse the criteria required to meet units of competency and qualifications framework
  • Prepare a recognition package for applicants
  • Monitor the recognition-based assessment for a unit of competency
  • Evaluate the recognition assessment, the procedures and outcomes

  • Prepare for meetings
  • Conduct meetings
  • Follow up meetings

  • Prepare to develop emotional intelligence
  • Develop emotional intelligence
  • Promote development of emotional intelligence in others

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 pre-requisites apply to this course:

  • Students must possess the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (or equivalent).
  • Students must have access to a computer (with Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word and a web browser installed), the internet, plus a video and audio recording device such as a ‘smart phone’ or web cam.
  • It is recommended that students have access to a workplace (or simulated workplace) where they are able to undertake several activities as part of their course.
  • It is recommended that students have been within the VET sector workplace for at least 12 months prior to commencing 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.

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.