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July 2020

Trainer & Assessor File Compliance

7 July @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$70

Non-compliances around trainer and assessor competency, qualifications and professional development, continue to be one of the largest areas of non-compliance when ASQA audits an RTO in Australia. Adding to this, ASQA continually tightens their expectations around how RTOs must demonstrate compliance with clauses 1.13 & 1.16 of the Standards for RTOs which govern trainer and assessor competency, qualifcations and professional development. This will be an information-packed webinar filled with useful tips for those involved in ensuring their RTO's trainer and…

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Using Evaluations to Improve your Training Practices

9 July @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$70

When was the last time you looked at your training evaluations to make improvements to your practice? Perhaps you look at them, but don't find the feedback that useful? Its important we only collect evaluations if we're actually going to use the information we get from them. There is no point wasting your time, the student's time, or the trees the evaluation is printed on, if the information is not useful. In this webinar we look at some ways to…

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Providing Support to your Overseas Students

15 July @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$70

With ASQA’s regulatory strategy now focusing on international providers, CRICOS providers must ensure how they are providing sufficient and suitable learning and welfare support to their overseas students. This webinar will help you unpack what ASQA is looking to see here as well as how you can implement a top-notch student support program in your organisation for happier, supported students and better retention rates. This webinar will focus on providing practical, hands-on advice for international colleges of all shapes and…

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Assessment Skills Refresher – Back to the Basics – 2-part series

17 July @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$135

Keeping your skills up to date with with today's assessment standards and expectations can be challenging when you’re key focus each day is working with students, providing support and making sure you keen on top of your marking. Even so, its crucial to your career and your RTO’s ongoing registration that every assessment decision you make is robust and stands up to the tests of the toughest auditor. This webinar will refresh your skills and knowledge of assessment including going…

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Embedding your Industry Engagement Practices

22 July @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Consulting with, and regularly engaging with, industry is fundamental to delivering quality in the VET sector and ensuring future success for your students. It ensures that your courses are delivered in line with current industry expectations and that your graduates will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to help them succeed in the workplace. Additionally, industry engagement is required under Clauses 1.1 and 1.2 of the Standards for RTOs and is often an area that RTOs struggle to keep…

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Preparing your RTO for Re-registration

30 July @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$75

Getting your RTO ready for re-registration is a large task. You can't predict whether to expect an audit from the regulator or not, and even if you don't expect one, it's a great time to take a good look at your systems and ensure you're operating compliantly. In this webinar we’ll break down the tasks of preparing your RTO into manageable chunks and give you tips on everything you need to think about when working on your re-registration. This webinar…

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August 2020

Validation Skills – What’s Expected of you as a Validation Participant? – 2-part series

7 August @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$135

All assessors are expected to know how to validate assessment tools, practices and decisions. However, if you ask most of today's assessors, they will likely struggle to tell you what their role is in a validation session. This two part webinar series will help assessors and RTOs know their obligations during a validation session. We'll look at how the rules of evidence and principles of assessment need to be tested in a good validation session as well as how this…

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Professional Training Skills – Upping your Game from ‘Qualified’ to ‘Professional’ – 2-part series

12 August @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$135

Behind every memorable training session is a lot of preparation and a passionate trainer that has put time and attention to mastering their training skills. The truly skilled trainer can make a program exciting and ensure their participants have fun while they are learning. In a session delivered by a professional trainer you will see the involvement of the learners, and you will feel the energy in the learning environment. To reach this stage as an adult educator is not…

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RTO Marketing Practices – Know the Marketing Dos and Don’ts

18 August @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$70

There are many rules and regulations that govern the marketing and advertising practices of an RTO. This webinar looks at those marketing and advertising rules simplifies them to give you some simple guides and processes to follow. We'll look at some common mistakes that are made by RTO marketing department and some simple processes you can put in place so you avoid doing the same. We'll also cover important information to include in your pre-enrolment and course information to avoid…

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Making Sound Assessment Decisions – Common oversights in assessment decision making

21 August @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$70

One of the biggest compliance issues for RTOs continues to be around their RTO's assessment practices. Not only does an RTO need to make sure they have robust assessment tools, but they also need to make sure the decisions made by their assessors are robust and stand up to the toughest of today's auditors. This webinar for trainers and assessors and RTO training and compliance managers provides insight into ensuring assessors make assessment decisions that meet the principles of assesment…

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September 2020

Stepping into a Compliance Role – The A-B-C of RTO Compliance – 3-part series

17 September @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$190

Are you just starting out in RTO compliance? This webinar series is for you! Designed for administrators or trainers and assessors who have perhaps been in the sector for some time and are now stepping into compliance, this webinar series looks at the basics of compliance by looking at the key things any new compliance manager will need to know when they are first starting out in a compliance role. This webinar series is designed to give you a broad…

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Mastering your Training and Assessment Strategies (TAS) – 3-part series

18 September @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$190

This three part webinar series provides training and support on becoming an expert at developing a Training and Assessment Strategy that any RTO compliance team would be proud to have in their name. This series looks at the importance of a good quality Training and Assessment Strategy and explains how all the parts of the TAS connect to the wider compliance framework in place at your RTO. Understanding the reason the TAS has been a key document in an RTO…

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Raising Retention for your Students – Making Information Stick

22 September @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$70

One of the biggest challenges of being an effective trainer is providing information to your students and having them actually remember it. You've probably heard before that humans often only retain 5% of the information they receive during a training session, or even less? This can be frustrating for a trainer when you find yourself repeating content over and over again or answering the same questions time after time. Learn how to change your paradigm and present information in ways…

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Evidence Based Training Principles and Practices

29 September @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$70

Evidence based training practices are those that have been proven to work based on evidence. In this webinar we'll look at the latest evidence based training practices for adult learning and the principles of instruction. We'll also look at how you can start using these practices in your own training practices, and where you can keep up to date with the latest research. This webinar will cover: What does evidence based mean? What are evidence based training practices? Evidence based…

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Survival Skills for New Trainers & Assessors

30 September @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$70

If you've just started out as a new trainer/assessor, this webinar will help you to put your best foot forward right from the start in your new career. We will explore the essential skills and practices of an excellent trainer/assessor, the habits you'll need to have from early on, how to provide suitable support to your students, what you need to think about when it comes to your paperwork and admin and how to keep on top of your PD…

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October 2020

Conducting LLN Assessments – How to Conduct Them Properly & Use the Information to Benefit Students – 2 part-series

14 October @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$135

Most RTOs have a process by which students entering a course are assessed on their language, literacy and numeracy skills prior to entry into a course. Most trainers and assessors use these LLN assessments on a daily basis and yet many don't really know how to conduct an LLN assessment properly or what to do with the information once they have conducted it. This two-part webinar series looks at why RTOs often have an LLN assessment process and what a…

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Making a Start with Online Learning

16 October @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$70

There are lots of simple ways to make a start with e-Learning in your RTO. Whether you have an learning management system (LMS) already, or need guidance in selecting an LMS, need guidance in getting some basic information into your LMS so you can start to use the LMS to support your face to face sessions, this webinar will take you through some of the first simple steps you can start to take when you're ready to get started with…

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Conducting RPL Assessment – 2-part series

21 October @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$135

Even the best and most experienced assessors are often stumped about how to conduct an effective assessment via a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. However, recognising the existing skills and knowledge of candidates is fundamental to competency based assessment and our vocational training and assessment system. Having an RPL process that supports and encourages participants to participate in it, brings many benefits with it, not only for the candidate themselves, but also industry, the assessor and the RTO. Assessing…

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Busting the Myths about Adult Learning

27 October @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$70

There are many things we've all been taught about adult learning that have now been found to be untrue. From learning styles to games, to using social media in the classroom and many more, this session will look at what the myths are that we might have been lead to believe as training practitioners, and what the evidence is that has demonstrated these myths to be untrue. What does the evidence show and how can we use this to our…

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Supporting Students with Additional Needs

29 October @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$70

The additional needs of our students are often hidden within the classroom or learning environment. When students who have additional needs aren't provided with the support they need, it can lead to disengagement and ultimately, withdrawal from the course. This webinar will look at some common additional needs of students and some simple techniques you can use to identify student needs and simple support strategies to use. This webinar will cover: Common learning challenges and difficulities Statistics about the frequency…

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November 2020

Assessment Design in VET – 3-part series

10 November @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$190

Getting your assessment tools and processes right is crucial for your RTO. The quality of assessment in RTOs around the country continues to be one of the largest areas of non-compliance in RTO audits of today. Your assessment tools must meet the principles of assessment, meet the rules of evidence, cover all of the components of the unit of competency as well as include all the required policies, procedures and processes. They must also consider the needs and characteristics of…

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Setting up your Compliance Schedule for 2021

12 November @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$70

Start of 2021 right with a compliance schedule that will set your RTO up for success. In this webinar, we'll give you a number of great templates that you can choose from to set up a schedule that works for your RTO. We'll guide you through all the things you need to think about when planning your compliance schedule, assigning responsibilities, and choosing due dates that will align with reporting responsibilities. ASQA has recently started producing their own basic compliance…

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Supporting Disengaged Students to Re-engage

20 November @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$70

Many students get lost and demotivated at some point in their studies. They, just like a trainer, are human and for many, balancing life and study can be tricky.It’s important you have the tools to help support these struggles for your students, so you can help them re-engage with their learning and achieve their goals, or you risk losing them for good. In this webinar, you'll learn strategies that you can use to identify the struggling students successfully in different…

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Writing a Training Session Plan

26 November @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$70

A session plan is an important document for any professional trainer. Yet many trainers don't know where to begin when it becomes to writing a session plan. A session plan can help ensure your training sessions cover what they need to cover, the students learn what they need to learn, your sessions run according to the time allocated, and students are given appropriate time for questions, activities and assessment. In competency based assessment and the vocational education and training sector,…

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Professional Training Skills – Upping your Game from ‘Qualified’ to ‘Professional’ – 2-part series

27 November @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$135

Behind every memorable training session is a lot of preparation and a passionate trainer that has put time and attention to mastering their training skills. The truly skilled trainer can make a program exciting and ensure their participants have fun while they are learning. In a session delivered by a professional trainer you will see the involvement of the learners, and you will feel the energy in the learning environment. To reach this stage as an adult educator is not…

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December 2020

Assessment Skills Refresher – Back to the Basics – 2-part series

8 December @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$135

Keeping your skills up to date with with today's assessment standards and expectations can be challenging when you’re key focus each day is working with students, providing support and making sure you keen on top of your marking. Even so, its crucial to your career and your RTO’s ongoing registration that every assessment decision you make is robust and stands up to the tests of the toughest auditor. This webinar will refresh your skills and knowledge of assessment including going…

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PowerPoints that Save Lives – Avoiding Death by PowerPoint

10 December @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$70

PowerPoint presentations can be a powerful tool for trainers. There are not many classrooms or even online training environments these days where PowerPoints are not heavily relied upon and when used correctly they can increase student engagement and information retention dramatically. However, many trainers have become accustomed to relying on their PowerPoint presentations and unintentionally kill engagement with poorly designed presentations or by reading from their slides. This happens far too often and very few know how to transform their…

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