Course Title: Provide work skill instruction

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2012

Course Code: TCHE5207C

Course Title: Provide work skill instruction

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

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 40

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 pre-requisites for this course.

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to conduct individual and group instruction and demonstrate work skills, using existing learning resources in a safe and comfortable learning environment. The unit covers the skills and knowledge required to determine the success of both the training provided and one’s own personal training performance. It emphasises the training as being driven by the work process and context.

This unit supports a wide range of applications across any workplace setting and so can be used by any organisation. Its use is not restricted to training organisations.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction


1/. Organise instruction and demonstration

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Gather information about learner characteristics and learning needs
1.2. Confirm a safe learning environment
1.3. Gather and check instruction and demonstration objectives and seek assistance if required
1.4. Access and review relevant learning resources and learning materials for suitability and relevance, and seek assistance to interpret the contextual application
1.5. Organise access to necessary equipment or physical resources required for instruction and demonstration
1.6. Notify learners of details regarding the implementation of the learning program and/or delivery plan


2/. Conduct instruction and demonstration

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Use interpersonal skills with learners to establish a safe and comfortable learning environment
2.2. Follow the learning program and/or delivery plan to cover all learning objectives
2.3. Brief learners on any OHS procedures and requirements prior to and during training
2.4. Use delivery techniques to structure, pace and enhance learning
2.5. Apply coaching techniques to assist learning
2.6. Use communication skills to provide information, instruct learners and demonstrate relevant work skills
2.7. Provide opportunities for practice during instruction and through work activities
2.8. Provide and discuss feedback on learner performance to support learning


3/. Check training performance

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Use measures to ensure learners are acquiring and can use new technical and generic skills and knowledge
3.2. Monitor learner progress and outcomes in consultation with learner
3.3. Review relationship between the trainer/coach and the learner and adjust to suit learner needs


4/. Review personal training performance and finalise documentation

Performance Criteria:

4.1. Reflect upon personal performance in providing instruction and demonstration, and document strategies for improvement
4.2. Maintain, store and secure learner records according to organisational and legal requirements

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes for this course will enable the learner to:
• carry out training sessions, involving demonstrating and instructing particular work skills for different groups; with each session addressing:
• different learning objectives
• a range of techniques and effective communication skills appropriate to the audience.

Details of Learning Activities

All training undertaken in the course will be focused on Competency based training. Competency based training develops the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to undertake a job to the standard expected in the workplace. For each course in this program you will receive a result of ’competent’ or ’not yet competent’.

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

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

• Simulations of training and assessment work environments
• Projects completed in your own workplace.

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

Teaching Schedule

A detailed teaching schedule for each TAE program will be handed out on the first day of class.

For the TAE Intensive program, 10 days of training in the months of July, September and November 2012, have been scheduled as follows:

Week 1 – 2 days Thursday and Friday
Week 2 – 3 days Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Week 3 – 2 days Thursday and Friday and
Week 4 – 3 days Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

The ‘1 Day a Week’ program is conducted on 10 consecutive Tuesday’s – program 1 commences August 7th 2012.

The TAE Semester Long program runs for 18 consecutive weeks (Three (3) hour evening sessions with one (1) Saturday) commencing in July 2012.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Blackwater Projects Learner manuals available on the RMIT Blackboard site.

Other Resources

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

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is made up of in class activities, holistic assessment with other Delivery units in the form of 3 projects - one (1) completed in class, one (1) delivering and facilitating group-based learning and one (1) delivering and facilitating individual learning, both in the workplace.

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

See the ’Delivery’ module assessment workbook for details.

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.”

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