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Dual Diploma TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training & TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design & Development

Take the next step in your TAE career

Our TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education & Training and TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design & Development (dual diploma) is suitable for experienced VET professionals who wish to become a Senior or Lead Trainer and Assessor, Training Mentor, Training Needs Analyst/Advisor or those who are looking for a Vocational Education Designer role.

This Dual Diploma is delivered via online learning, Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and our iClass+ course which mimics a face-to-face learning environment. Take the next step in your vocational education career by becoming a leader, mentor and designer.

 


Dual Diploma Qualifications
TAE50116 & TAE50216

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. Being dual-trained opens up many opportunities across the VET, RTO and TAFE sectors.


Dual Diploma Outcomes

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  • The TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training or its successor (or the superseded TAE50111 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training or its successor), or
  • TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development or its successor (or the superseded TAE50211 Diploma of Training Design and Development or it successor), or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.)

^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.


Dual Diploma (TAE50116 & TAE50216) Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers.

The Australian Government, through its Skills and Training 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. Find out if you can qualify for the Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers Program now.


TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education & Training and TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design & Development

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.


TAE50116 & TAE50216 Diploma in Vocational Education & Training and Training Design & Development Core Units

The units of competency delivered in this course satisfy the packaging rules of both the TAE50116 and the TAE50216 qualifications:

Dula Diploma TAE0116 and TAE50216

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.)


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 three delivery options including our iClass+ course, Distance+ course (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.

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.

The interactive trainer-led iClass+ course is a fantastic option which mimics a face-to-face learning environment without having to navigate potential lockdowns and travel restrictions.

All you need is a computer with reliable internet connection, webcam, and audio functionality.

Our TAE Dual Diploma iClass+ course will run over two weeks covering many of the practical assessment tasks^ over the eight-day period. Check out our TAE Dual Diploma iClass+ schedule to find your desired dates.

The iClass+ course plus online learning consists of:

  • Eight-days of interactive online learning delivered via the Adobe Connect platform (delivered in two blocks of four-days)
  • Opportunity to cover many of the practical assessment activities^ under the guidance of a qualified trainer
  • Access to recorded unit theory lessons available 24/7
  • Pre-class preparation (approximately 12 hours)
  • Access to workbook tutorials available 24/7
  • Online orientation webinar to get you started on the right foot
  • Fortnightly group study sessions online with our senior TAE trainer and assessor
  • Out-of-class activities and learning (an average of eight hours per unit of competency)

^A practical assessment activity is defined as an assessment task where you must have access to other individuals, groups or a qualified trainer and assessor to meet the task requirements. For example short answer questions are not considered a practical activity.

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
  • Live online orientation webinar
  • Independent learning and assessment activities

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!

Our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process is available for both our TAE50116 and TAE50216 Diplomas.

You can choose to enrol in either a single or dual Diploma via RPL:
Single qualification: $1,990
Dual qualification: $2,390

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. Prior to enrolment please ensure you can provide the required TAE Dual Diploma evidence.

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

Download your free TAE Dual Diploma RPL eligibility kit NOW!!

We are the preferred supplier to a number of large Australian corporations, and our feedback rating is excellent. We are able to conduct in-house training at your premises in Australia or even internationally on dates that suit the schedules of your staff. Please contact us on 1800 786 651 to discuss your requirements or simply complete our corporate enquiry form and we will be in touch soon.

As part of this unit students need to understand and use the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) to identify and assist with LLN challenges. Students will analyse the LLN requirements and levels for training specifications, the levels of real vocational learners, adapt and contextualise resources to suit the LLN levels of your learners and deliver the training to those real vocational learners.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements for Distance+ course students:

  • Access to two real vocational learners
  • Presentations must be recorded and submitted for assessment

Students enrolled in the iClass+ course pathway can complete their presentation in a separate two-day iClass+ workshop and would not be required to submit a recording. Please see the TAE class schedule page for available dates.

Note: A ‘real vocational learner’ is defined as a learner undertaking training required for their employment and directly related to the specific skills needed for that employment or enrolled with an RTO.

As part of this unit students will design and develop three assessment tools, each tool must cover an entire unit of competency. Once you have developed your tools you will validate and trial these tools, making any required adjustments.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements for all students:

  • Access to one or more individuals to hold a meeting (can be friends, colleagues or fellow students)
  • Meeting must be recorded and submitted for assessment

As part of this unit students will conduct two different training needs analysis for one or more organisations. Once this has been completed students will document their recommendations for training and development strategies to meet the needs identified within the analysis. Once documented students will present their findings via a meeting / presentation.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements for all students:

  • Access to one or more individuals to hold two meetings and gather feedback (can be friends, colleagues or fellow students)
  • Meetings must be recorded and submitted for assessment

Students enrolled in the iClass+ course pathway will complete one meeting in class time.

As part of this unit students will research and apply current learning theory to teaching in an adult environment. Students will consult with stakeholders to design and develop two different learning strategies each based on a nationally-recognised VET Sector qualification. Students will also review two Training and Assessment strategies and gather feedback from stakeholders.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements for all students:

  • Access to one or more individuals to act as stakeholders

Students enrolled in the iClass+ course pathway will complete one consultation and review in class time.

 

As part of this unit students will research and apply current learning theory to teaching in an adult environment. Students will consult with clients to design and develop two print based learning resources.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements for Distance+ students:

  • Access to one or more individuals to act as clients. With those clients you will hold an initial design meeting and review any finished resources
  • Meeting must be recorded and submitted for assessment
  • Access to two or more end-users / students to provide feedback on the finished resource (must not be the same individuals used as the client)

Students enrolled in the iClass+ course pathway have the opportunity to complete all tasks requiring interaction in class time.

As part of this unit students will demonstrate their highly developed skills and experience in delivering group training via two different modes.

One of those modes must be delivered live to learners either face-to-face or live online demonstrating their interactive and group facilitation skills.

Please be aware of the below evidence / interaction requirements for students:

  • Access to four individuals to deliver group training (two per mode)
  • The live group training session must be recorded and submitted for assessment
  • Collecting documented feedback from two peers and 10 learners
  • 100 hours of group facilitation within an Registered Training Organisation (RTO)
  • Access to a Manager or Supervisor to confirm evidence of 100 hours provided

Students enrolled in the iClass+ course pathway have the opportunity to carry out the live training in class and are not required to record the session.

As part of this unit students will develop and apply a range of strategies for their own and fellow trainers practice in assisting students will Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) challenges.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements for Distance+ course students:

  • Access to five learners to analyse their core LLN skills against the ACSF
  • Deliver a coaching session to two trainers on assisting learners with LLN challenges
  • Coaching session must be recorded and submitted for assessment

Students enrolled in the iClass+ course pathway have the opportunity to carry out all interactions for this unit in class and are not required to record the session.

As part of this unit students will demonstrate their extensive knowledge of assessment requirements for RTOs under the Standards for RTOs 2015 and apply this to reviewing and improving performance and practices.

Please be aware of the below evidence requirements for students:

  • Evidence of having assessed 20 candidates against at least one unit of competency
  • Evidence of having undertaken 50 assessments based on one or more units of competency and documented the outcomes

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements for Distance+ course students:

  • Access to at least three assessors for a planning and review meeting
  • Meeting must be recorded and submitted for assessment

Students need to lead a team of at least three assessors (if you do not have the opportunity to do this in your own RTO we recommend you discuss attending our iClass+ course for this).

Students enrolled in the iClass+ course pathway have the opportunity to carry out all interactions for this unit in class and are not required to record the session.

As part of this unit students will design and develop evaluation instruments and carry out an evaluation of a training program.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements for all students:

  • Access to one or more individuals to act as stakeholders for the training program you review
  • Signed third party report from a supervisor / main stakeholder to confirm you conducted your evaluation in an appropriate manner

As part of this unit students will explore a range of professional development opportunities and reflect on their own training and assessment practice.

Please be aware of the below evidence / interaction requirements for all students:

  • Evidence of having participated in minimum of at least two networking activities
  • Evidence of having received feedback from two peers and two students for at least 10 hours of your delivery
  • Evidence of you having observed two other facilitators and having provided them feedback
  • Evidence of you having received feedback from two peers in relation to your assessment of at least 10 candidates
  • Evidence of you having provided feedback to two assessors in relation to their assessment
  • Access to a supervisor or manager to verify you have undertaken professional development activities in an appropriate manner

As part of this unit students will undertake an applied research project relating to training and assessment practice in an organisation of their choice.

Please be aware of the below evidence / interaction requirements for all students:

  • Access to relevant personnel in your organisation to approve your research proposal
  • Access to a supervisor or manager to sign a third party report confirming approval of your research proposal
  • Depending on your chosen research project you may need access to a range of individuals (e.g. other trainers, students, employers or industry representatives)
  • Evidence of having presented your final research report to relevant personnel within your chosen organisation

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. The time frame can vary depending on the number of assessment submissions being received at any given time. Once a student has been deemed competent in all units they will be issued with their qualification within 30 calendar days.

Workload: 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.

[1] The different unstructured out of class learning hours for those that do an iClass+ (or Virtual) pathway reflect the guidance provided, i.e., iClass and Virtual students typically need less independent unstructured hours than a student completing via distance. That is, the activities “fast track” their understanding and ability to apply the learning as well as provide them with more skills to expedite that learning due to the class time etc.

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  1. The course dates shown below comprise only PART A (first four days) of the total eight days of training. Full course dates for all parts A and B can be found on our TAE schedules page. Enrolment in Part B (final four days) will occur AFTER initial enrolment in Part A. Choose suitable course dates below, and click ENROL to complete your enrolment online, or call us on 1800 786 651 to speak to one of our friendly staff.

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.

Refer to our information in the Assessments tab to familiarise yourself with the volume of learning requirements of this course as well as the turnaround time for submitted assessments before enrolling.

General entry: the following course entry prerequisites 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
  • Students must be engaged in a workplace relating to VET-sector training and assessment activities or similar.  This is because you should have the following experience and evidence to satisfy unit assessment requirements, or else have the ability to obtain this in your current role or organisation during your course:
    • Assessed 20 candidates against at least one unit of competency.  (However if this is problematic we can provide the 20 candidates for you.)
    • Undertaken 50 assessments based on one or more units of competency and documented the outcomes. (However if this is problematic we can provide the assessments for you to complete.)
    • Conducted a minimum of 100 hours of group facilitation in an RTO
    • Collect feedback of your training from at least two peers and 10 learners, and deliver feedback to your peers.

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.