Course Title: Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2014

Course Code: TCHE5202C

Course Title: Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

School: 360T Education

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4277 - Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Course Contact: Paschal Somers

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4911

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Maria Dimitrakopoulos
TAE Administration Officer
School of Education
Building 53 - level 1
18 Cardigan St Carlton 3053

Ph: 9925 4933

Nominal Hours: 30

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan, organise and deliver training for individuals within a group.

This unit typically applies to a person working as an entry-level trainer, teacher or facilitator in or with a training and assessment organisation. The person will be working from a learning program developed by someone else, and structuring the learning around that program.

This unit includes a work integrated learning experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

TAEDEL401A Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning


1/. Interpret learning environment and delivery requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Access, read and interpret learning program documentation to determine delivery requirements
1.2. Use available information and documentation to identify group and individual learner needs and learner characteristics
1.3. Identify and assess constraints and risks to delivery
1.4. Confirm personal role and responsibilities in planning and delivering training with relevant personnel


2/. Prepare session plans

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Refine existing learning objectives according to program requirements and specific needs of individual learners
2.2. Develop session plans and document these for each segment of the learning program
2.3. Use knowledge of learning principles and theories to generate ideas for managing session delivery


3/. Prepare resources for delivery

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Contextualise existing learning materials to meet the needs of the specific learner group
3.2. Finalise learning materials and organise facility, technology and equipment needs in time for delivery of learning sessions
3.3. Confirm overall delivery arrangements with relevant personnel


4/. Deliver and facilitate training sessions

Performance Criteria:

4.1. Conduct each session according to session plan, modified where appropriate to meet learner needs
4.2. Use the diversity of the group as another resource to support learning
4.3. Employ a range of delivery methods as training aids to optimise learner experiences
4.4. Demonstrate effective facilitation skills to ensure effective participation and group management


5/. Support and monitor learning

Performance Criteria:

5.1. Monitor and document learner progress to ensure outcomes are being achieved and individual learner needs are being met
5.2. Make adjustments to the delivery sessions to reflect specific needs and circumstances
5.3. Manage inappropriate behaviour to ensure learning can take place
5.4. Maintain and store learner records according to organisational requirements

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes for this course will enable the learner to:
• facilitate group-based learning by preparing and delivering a series of training sessions,
• identify and respond to diversity and individual needs
• access and use documented resources and support personnel to guide inclusive practices.

Details of Learning Activities

All learning acitivities you will undertake within the Cert IV in Training and Assessment program are designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to perform training and assesmsent to the standard expected in the workplace. For each course in this program you will receive a result of ’competent’ or ’not yet competent’ as your final mark, no graded assessment is used.

You will participate in class learning activities such as: analysis of case studies and scenarios, role plays, delivering learning programs, group discussions and working in pairs. Other activities will include: reading and discussing the perscribed text, online research, and the reading articles provided by your trainer.

At RMIT Work Integrated Learning (WIL) refers to opportunities for you to experience either real or simulated workplaces within your program. WIL activities in this program include:

• Simulations of training and assessment work environments
• Work based projects completed within your own workplace.

Many students who undertake this program are already employed in a training and assessment role. Some assessment activities are conducted in a workplace and you are encouraged to use your own workplaces for this. If you do not have a workplace please consult your trainer about alternative arrangements.

Teaching Schedule

TAEDEL401A course guide (delivery matrix) - This course is delivered and assessed with and TAEDEL402A and BSBCMM401A

Intensive Prog Session NoSemester Long Session NoContent/TopicElement
611 and 12• Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
• Introduction to group-based learning
• Plan a knowledge-based session
• Deliver Session to a group.
• Reviewing and record keeping
Elements 4,5,6 & 7
Elements 1,2,3,4 & 5
Elements 1 & 2
713Delivery Project 1: Training delivery practical as part of the courseTAEDEL401A –
Elm 1,2,3,4 & 5
Elements 1,2 & 3

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

There is no perscribed text for the TAE40110 qualification, customised Learner manuals are used.


RMIT Learner Guide Delivering Training

Other Resources

Electronic resources are located on Blackboard. Handouts pertaining to in class activities will be handed to you as required during class.

Overview of Assessment

The unit ’TAEDEL401A Plan, organise and deliver group based learning’ is holistically assessed with other units within the TAE40110 qualification.  A detailed list of units can be found in the ’In Class assessment task Project 1 and Workplace Project 2’.  

Assessment Tasks

Assessment for this course is made up of in class activities, holistic assessment with other Delivery units in the form of two (2) projects - project one (1) completed in the classroom and project two (2) completed in your workplace or simulated workplace environment.  There are also Short Answer questions pertaining to the Delivery module that also form part of your assessment. This unit is co-delivered and co-assessed with the other Delivery units, namely TAEDEL402A Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace and BSBCMM401A Make a presentation.

Project 1 - Before the last day of training in the Delivery module, you will prepare a detailed session plan for a 30-minute training session of your choice.  On the last day of training of the Delivery module, you will facilitate and review that session you have prepared for the student group. Other program participants will act as your learner group.

Project 2 - You are to plan, organise and deliver two (2) consecutive sessions from a learning program of your choice.  This delivery can be aligned to your Designing Learning project two (2) or it can be seperate.  Each session must be at least 40-60 minutes long (i.e. 80-120 minutes total)  Follow the checklist found in your Assessment booklet as to the evidence that will need to be submited for your project.

Assessment Tasks
For your Assessment Projects for the Cert IV TAA ’Delivery’ module – refer to your Learner Guide for details on the tasks and Blackboard for electronic copies and templates.

Assessment Matrix

TAEDEL401A Assessment Matrix

Name and summary of taskTAEDEL401A
Project 1:
Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
Module required knowledge questions on BlackboardX
Project 2:
Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

Other Information

“In adherence with RMIT’s commitment to sustainability, trainers will seek to incorporate environmental concerns in the facilitation of this course. These include, but are not limited to:
• Conserving natural resources
• Using recycled materials wherever possible
• Minimising pollution
• Applying energy savings measures
• Reducing waste
Students are encouraged to identify and follow environmental and resource efficient ways of working whilst studying this course.” 

Your course involves participating in face to face classes. It is strongly advised that you attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to successfully complete this course.

Special consideration policy (Late submissions)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. Extension
Special consideration is an assessment adjustment for unexpected circumstances that are outside your control, which:
• have a significant adverse impact on your performance in assessment or
• prevent you from attempting or submitting the assessment. Special Consideration

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the Academic Integrity and Plagiarism policy 


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