Course Title: Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2019

Course Code: TCHE5922C

Course Title: Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs

School: 360T Education

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4377 - Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Course Contact: Program Administrator

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4933

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Paschal Somers

ph 03 99254911

Nominal Hours: 25

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 course covers the skills and knowledge required to use training packages and accredited courses as tools to support industry, organisation and individual competency development needs.   It applies to individuals who are working in or with training and/or assessment organisations as an entry-level trainer, teacher, facilitator or assessor using a pre-defined training product, such as a training package or accredited course.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

TAEDES402 Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs


1. Select appropriate training package or accredited course

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Confirm the training and/or assessment needs of the client

1.2 Identify and source training packages, qualifications and/or accredited courses that could satisfy client needs

1.3 Use training products in line with vocational education and training (VET) sector requirements, and the training and assessment organisation’s quality assurance policies and procedures


2. Analyse and interpret the qualifications framework

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Read and interpret the qualification framework, and packaging rules of the identified qualification

2.2 Review and determine applicable licensing requirements and prerequisites

2.3 Determine suitable electives that meet client needs and job roles


3. Analyse and interpret units of competency and accredited modules

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Select skill set, individual unit or accredited module to meet client needs and document reasons for selection

3.2 Read, analyse and interpret all parts of each selected unit, or accredited module, for application to client needs

3.3 Analyse links between the units, and/or accredited modules, to develop effective applications for the client


4. Contextualise units and modules for client applications

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Use information from the client to contextualise units, or accredited modules, to meet client needs

4.2 Use advice on contextualisation produced by the training package developer or course developer to meet client needs


5. Analyse and interpret assessment information

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Read and analyse the assessment information of the relevant training package or accredited course

5.2 Provide appropriate advice to the client about assessment requirements

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes for this course will enable the learner to:

  • analyse a training package and/or accredited course
  • examine its component parts
  • identify relevant qualifications and units of competency or modules
  • contextualise those to meets the specific needs of one client
  • demonstrate a minimum of two examples of analysing training specifications, including at least one training package; the other may be another training package or an accredited course that meets a specific client need.

Details of Learning Activities

You will participate in class learning activities such as: analysis of case studies and scenarios, role plays, developing learning programs, group discussions and working in pairs. Other activities will include: online research, and 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

The teaching schedule consists of 3 sessions with details below       Session 1   Welcome and introduction   Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs:   ● Introduction to vocational education and training   – History and general introduction to VET   – VET Quality Framework and training packages   – ‘Major players’ in the national VET system   ● Training packages and accredited courses   – Training packages vs accredited courses   – How training packages are developed and endorsed   – Training package structure   – Using training packages to meet client needs   ▪ Assessment activity—Explore and use a training package to meet client needs   ▪ Assessment activity—Crack the Codes   – National VET register—       Session 2   Design and develop learning programs   ● Introduce major case study  For the rest of this program participants design and develop a learning program as a major case study activity.  They may base DES Task 1 on this case study.   ● The need for collaboration   ● Step 1:  Determine parameters   – Confirm the design brief   – Analyse the benchmarks (introduce units of competency)   ▪ Assessment activity—Structure of a unit and its assessment requirements   ● Step 2: Design   –Delivery mode   – Assessment requirements   – Materials and resources   ● Step 3:  Develop   – Principles of instructional design       Session 3   Design and develop learning programs, continued   ● Step 3:  Develop, continued   – Develop content and structure of each session:   ▪ Confirm content   ▪ Organise into chunks   ▪ Sequence chunks   – Check all requirements covered—create a competency map   – Write session outcomes   – Develop session activities and time frames   – Complete agenda   – Organise address WHS   – Document plan.   ● Step 4:  Review the program design.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Blackwater Projects Participant's manual


Other Resources

Electronic resources can be found in Canvas.

Overview of Assessment

The unit TAEDES402 Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs is holistically assessed with TAEDES401 Design and develop learning programs. Assessment will consist of

  • a set of knowledge questions
  • a project where you design and develop a competency-based learning program
  • a project where you design and develop a learning program

Assessment Tasks

There are 3 tasks that you have to successfully complete in order to be deemed competent in the unit   1. Answer the 10 knowledge questions found in the Assessment Booklet for this unit   2. Assessment Task 1: design and develop a competency-based learning program where you

  • provide background information about the program
  • design and develop a learning program plan, including a risk control plan
  • provide copies of the unit the program is meant for and the packaging rules governing that unit
  • a competency matrix
  • provide information about how you went about designing and developing your learning program
  3. Assessment Task 2: design and develop a competency-based learning program where you
  • provide background information about the program
  • design and develop a learning program plan, including a risk control plan
  • provide copies of the unit the program is meant for and the packaging rules governing that unit
  • Comprehensive information about each of these 3 assessments can be found in the Assessment Booklet you will be provided with at the commencement of classes.
  Submission deadline: all 3 of the above assessments needs to be submitted by midnight September 13, 2019   It is a requirement of the Certificate IV Training and Assessment (TAE40116) program that all assessment tasks are to be submitted electronically through the RMIT ‘C4377TAE’ Canvas site. For Assessment tasks 1 & 2, please submit each task as a single ‘PDF’ file, to which you must include a signed RMIT Cover Sheet as multiple project files will not be accepted.     *Please add your name and student number into the footer of your project document. *Please note, that no ‘Hard Copy’ portfolios will be accepted.   RMIT Electronic Submission of work for assessment In submitting your assessment electronically, you declare that in submitting all work for each assessment you have read, understood and agree to the content and expectations of the assessment declaration. (URL: )  

Assessment Matrix


This unit is holistically assessed through the 2 assessment tasks and the knowledge quiz.

A detailed assessment matrix is provided in Canvas.

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; for further information see

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.

For further information about special consideration see

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. For further information see

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