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

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2012

Course Code: TCHE5711C

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

School: 365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4280 - Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Course Contact : Angela Hassell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254476

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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

There are no prerequisite requirements for this unit

Course Description

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

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 traiing 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

By completing this unit of competency you will achieve and demonstrate competence in the following skills:

Interpret learning environment and delivery requirements
Prepare session plans
Prepare resources for delivery 
Deliver and facilitate traiing sessions 
Support and monitor learning

Details of Learning Activities

This program is offered as an RPL mode (Recognition) rather than a learning and teaching program. However, prior to enrolment candidates are given face-to-face assistance in understanding the requirements of the unit. On enrolment candidates are given assistance in developing a plan for how to undertake the Recognition process and detailed information about the assessment tools.

Teaching Schedule

The Program is available for enrolment throughout the calendar year. Candidates are advised that an assessment of competence needs to occur prior RMIT’s end of year cut-off dates.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Candidates are provided with the Candidate Information Guide for the Program that outlines the key features of the unit of competence, how the program is arranged, and copies of the assessment tools.
Online materials are available to support the candidate.

Overview of Assessment


Assessment in this unit of competency is determined via a combination of assessment strategies which may include :

responses to knowledge and skill questions based on the candidate’s experience

discussion of the candidate’s experience and current practice

specific evidence-gathering tasks in the form of completed case studies

provision of evidence of qualifications

observation conducted in the workplace

professional conversation conducted face-to-face

Assessment Tasks

Evidence of competence for this Unit may be developed by the candidate using RMIT program tools that include knowledge questions, case study framework and third party verification template to be presented at a professional conversation meeting.
Assessment methods:
A    The case study report is a structured document that allows the candidate to describe a current experience that addresses the requirements for this Unit.
B    The knowledge questions task is for candidates to respond to verbally or in writing to demonstrate their knowledge and experience as required for this Unit.
C    An observation checklist and third party template is available for candidates to seek verification of their workplace experience and submit as evidence to meet the requirements of this unit.
D    The Professional Conversation is the preferred method for candidates to undertake final assessment where the evidence assembled by the candidate is evaluated by the assessor in consultation with the candidate to meet the requirements of this Unit.

Assessment Matrix

TAEDEL401A: Plan, organise and deliver group-based trainingCase study reportsKnowledge questionsObservation/ Third partyProfessional conversation
Element 1 Interpret learning environment and delivery requirementsXXXX
Element 2 Prepare session plansXXXX
Element 3 Prepare resources for deliveryXXXX
Element 4 Deliver and facilitate training sessionsXXXX
Element 5 Support and monitor learningXXXX

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