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Course code and name TAE40116 Certificate IV Training and Assessment
Cluster DES Cluster
Unit Codes and Unit Names TAEDES401 Design and develop learning programs
TAEDES402 Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs
Task Title: DES Knowledge questions
Trainer name: Mathew Caithness
Email address:
Assessment deadline: Week 6
Date submitted
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? I have been advised of the assessment requirements, have been made aware of my rights and responsibilities as an assessment candidate, and choose to be assessed at this time
? this workplace task is my own and contains no material written by another person except where due reference is made. I am aware that a false declaration may lead to the withdrawal of a qualification or statement of attainment.
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• Where the assessor requires you to make changes and resubmit further evidence required (FER), information on the required improvements will be given
o Resubmissions must be made within one week of the notification by the assessor unless otherwise negotiated
o You should resubmit to Moodle unless you have made other arrangements with your assessor
Cluster Overview
This cluster includes 2 competency standards:
• TAEDES401 Design and develop learning programs
• TAEDES402 Use training packages and accredited courses to meet clients’ needs
There are 3 assessment tasks, all must be successfully completed to be found Satisfactory Competent in the two competency standards
DES Knowledge questions Answer each question satisfactorily, between 200 - 250 words per response. This is an average only; some questions will require longer responses, some shorter
DES Task 1 This task will demonstrate your ability to unpack a training package qualification and develop a learning program for one Competency Standard from a training package or accredited course
DES Task 2 This task will demonstrate your ability to unpack a training package qualification and develop a second learning program for a different competency standard from a training package or accredited course.
This task must not be for the same competency standard used in DES Task 1.

Assessment task
Knowledge questions
1. Read requirements for Meets Requirements below, then
2. Answer the following questions. Type your responses into the space provided below each question.
3. Every question must be found Meets Requirements to be found competent in this task
4. If a response is found Further Evidence Required (FER) your assessor will give you feedback on improvements which must be made
5. You have one week for resubmission which must be uploaded to Moodle unless other arrangements are made with your assessor
Requirements for Meets Requirements of each question
? You submit typed (not hand-written) responses
? You respond using complete sentences, making direct reference to the question
? You address all parts of each question
? You use your own words—when occasionally quoting information from another source, you must acknowledge that source. Please see the Supplementary Document for the DES Cluster Assessment Tasks for assistance in referencing
? Each response is about 200-250 words long—this is an average only; some questions will require longer responses, some shorter.

Assessment Cover Sheet 1
Cluster Overview 2
Assessment task 3
DES Knowledge questions 3
Instructions 3
Question 1 5
Question 2 5
Question 3 5
Question 4 6
Question 5 6
Question 6 6
Question 7 7
Question 8 7
Question 9 8
Question 10 9
Question 11 9
Question 12 10
1 Question 1
Explain the vocational education and training (VET) system. To do this:
a. Explain what VET is and describe its key features
b. Explain what competency-based training (CBT) is and describe its key characteristics.
Response to question 1a here
Response to question 1b here
2 Question 2
Some key VET ‘documents’ are listed below. For each one:
? explain what it is and describe its purpose in the VET system
? describe how trainers and assessors use it.
a. Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)
b. Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015
c. Training packages
Response to question 2a here
Response to question 2b here
Response to question 2c here
3 Question 3
Explain the differences between the following:
a. a qualification, a skill set and an accredited course
b. a training and assessment strategy and a learning program plan
Response to question 3a here
Response to question 3b here
4 Question 4
Some key VET organisations are listed below. For each one:
? state what the acronym stands for (where applicable)
? describe the organisation’s role in the VET system
? briefly explain how the organisation influences the way trainers and assessors do their job.
a. Department of Education and Training
b. ASQA or STAs
c. IRCs and SSOs
d. RTOs
Response to question 4a here
Response to question 4b here
Response to question 4c here
Response to question 4d here
5 Question 5
Describe how you do or could identify training needs in your workplace (can include competency standards or other training specifications, language, literacy and numeracy requirements and learner characteristics, learning materials and more)
Response to question 5 here
6 Question 6
Research available learning and assessment materials relevant to your industry or area of expertise. Identify the two strongest sources of materials that you find (‘sources’ may be within or outside your organisation). For each of the two strongest sources identified:
a. Name the source plus address or other contact details
b. Describe the types of learning and assessment materials available from this source
Response to question 6a here
Response to question 6b here
7 Question 7
Copyright legislation research
a) Summarise copyright legislation when selecting or developing learning program materials
b) List the source/s of information you provide.
Response to question 7a here
Response to question 7b here
8 Question 8
Questions about training packages:
a. Name the endorsed components of a training package and summarise the information found in each component.
b. Name the mandatory support document that training package developers must produce, and briefly explain its purpose (1-2 sentences is sufficient).
c. Describe how and by whom training packages are developed and endorsed. Who has input into the content of a training package?
d. Explain what it means to ‘contextualise’ training package competency standards when using them as the basis for training or assessment. Which parts of a competency standard can be contextualised and which parts cannot?
e. Explain what it means to apply a ‘reasonable adjustment’ when using training package competency standards as the basis for assessment.
f. Describe how trainers and assessors can stay up-to-date with latest updates made to training packages
Response to question 8a here
Response to question 8b here
Response to question 8c here
Response to question 8d here
Response to question 8e here
Response to question 8f here
9 Question 9
Research, identify and analyse a training package relevant to your industry.
Do the following:
a. Name the training package (title and code)
b. Identify one (1) qualification from the training package.
i. Name the qualification (title and code)
ii. Identify and describe an appropriate target client group for this qualification (real or fictitious)
iii. List a combination of core and elective units (title and code) from the qualification that are suitable for this target group.
iv. Discuss if and how the units may be clustered for delivery and assessment to your target group
Response to question 9a here
Response to question 9b(i) here
Response to question 9b(ii) here
Response to question 9b(iii) here
Response to question 9b(iv) here
10 Question 10
Using the same training package that you did for question 9:
a. Note the codes of:
(i) the training package
(ii) one qualification from that training package
(iii) one competency standard from the training package
b. Explain the meaning of each component of the above codes
Response to question 10a(i) here
Response to question 10a(ii) here
Response to question 10a(iii) here
Response to question 10b here
11 Question 11
Explain your understanding of a unit of competency and its assessment requirements. To do this:
? summarise the information contained in each part of a unit and its assessment requirements, as listed below
? briefly explain how this information helps you identify requirements for training or assessment:
A one-two sentence response per item below is sufficient for this question.
a. Unit title
b. Unit code
c. Application
d. Elements
e. Performance criteria
f. Foundation skills
g. Performance evidence
h. Knowledge evidence
i. Assessment conditions
Response to question 11a here
Response to question 11b here
Response to question 11c here
Response to question 11d here
Response to question 11e here
Response to question 11f here
Response to question 11g here
Response to question 11h here
Response to question 11i here
12 Question 12
Other performance standards and criteria used as the basis for learning programs:
Describe how your workplace does (or could) design and develop a learning program that is not based on a competency standard. Include the program aim, stakeholders, learner needs and characteristics, who you consulted and how you researched the benchmarks (200-250 words)
Refer to Participant Manual for assistance
Response to question 12 here
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