Course Title: Design and develop learning programs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4277 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Course Title: Design and develop learning programs

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Contact: Paschal Somers

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4911

Course Contact Email: paschal.somers@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to conceptualise, design, develop and review learning programs to meet an identified need for a group of learners. The unit addresses the skills and knowledge needed to identify the parameters of a learning program, determine the design, outline the content and review its effectiveness.

This unit typically applies to a trainer or facilitator who designs or develops learning programs. A learning program can be discrete, providing a planned learning approach that relates to specific learning and training needs, or it may form part of the learning design for a qualification.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this course.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TAEDES401A Design and develop learning programs

Elements:

1/. Define parameters of the learning program

2/. Work within the vocational education and training (VET) policy framework

3/. Develop program content

4/. Design structure of the learning program


Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes for this course will enable the learner to:
• design, develop and review learning programs within the VET context
• prepare and develop a minimum of two learning programs:
• that contain differentiated learning program designs to reflect particular needs, contexts and timelines
• at least one of which must be based on competency standards or accredited courses and must cover at least one entire unit of competency or accredited course module.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is made up of in class activities, holistic assessment with other Design units in the form of 2 projects - one (1) in class and one (1) in the workplace or simulated environment.