Training Services Australia

Contribute to Assessment

certificate iv in work health and safety

Who should do this training?

This training equips participants with the skills, knowledge and attitude to assist in the assessment process by formally collecting, examining and presenting evidence which contributes to an assessment decision against the relevant assessment benchmark.  It is also suitable for line managers, supervisors and team leaders with responsibility for conducting assessments in the workplace (to enterprise standards).

The workshop would also be applicable to those intending to collect evidence for assessment by an RTO.

How long does the course go for?

The workshop duration is 2 days.

What is the cost?

$550 per person.
This price is for public workshops in our Perth training centre. Special rates can be negotiated with clients for group-based programs delivered exclusively for their personnel.

Where are the training locations?

Our public workshops are located in Perth at our training centre. We can also offer in-house client specific training overseas, throughout regional Australia as well as all capital cities including Darwin, Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra.

When is the course available?

Public course dates are listed below. Please click on the date to enrol. In-house private training can be arranged at a time and date suitable to your business.

Are there any course pre-requisites?

There are no formal pre-requisites for undertaking this course, however participants will require a reasonable level of reading and writing ability.

Which unit(s) are covered?

TAEASS301B – Contribute to assessment

This is an elective unit from the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Note: This unit was superseded by TAEASS301 on 5 April 2016.  Training Services Australia is permitted to continue training, assessing and issuing certification for TAEASS301B until 4 October 2017.

What topics and activities are included?

As part of this course, each learner will be assessed conducting a simple evidence gathering activity during the workshop.

Day 1

  • Introduction and course overview
  • What is assessment?
  • The purpose of assessment
  • Types of assessment
  • An example of a competency-based assessment process
  • Nationally recognised assessment
  • Assessment evidence
  • Rules of evidence
  • Assessment methods
  • Principles of assessment
  • Reasonable adjustments in assessment
  • Assessment plans
  • Assessment tools

Day 2

  • Clarifying roles and responsibilities and confirming organisational arrangements for evidence gathering
  • Briefing the candidate prior to the assessment
  • Gathering quality evidence
  • Supporting the candidate
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Occupational health and safety risks during evidence collection
  • Limitations and issues in collecting quality evidence
  • Making an assessment judgement
  • Providing feedback
  • Documenting and recording assessment evidence
  • Assessment records and reports
  • Reviewing the evidence gathering / assessment process

Is there any pre-course work?

No pre-course work is necessary, however it is recommended that, if possible, participants bring copies of assessment plans and tools from their organisation.

What about homework and assessment requirements?

Some learners may find it necessary to complete work at home after the first day of the course, in preparation for the following day.

Assessment requirements include:

  • Assessment of on-course evidence gathering activity
  • Completion of Contribute to Assessment Knowledge Questionnaire. This tests learners’ underpinning knowledge of assessment concepts. The questionnaire may be completed as an ‘open-book’ assessment, during or after the course.
  • Post-course assignment, including organising and conducting two evidence gathering activities in the workplace, providing the necessary documentation to support the evidence gathering process, and answering a series of questions regarding the evidence gathering process.
  • Note that for the purpose of the post-course assignment, learners will be required to arrange for a third party to observe them conducting evidence gathering activities (such as direct observation and questioning of candidates) or submit a video of relevant evidence gathering activities to TSA.

Is there any more information?

Yes! Click here for more detailed course information including Language Literacy and Numeracy requirements, RPL and other general advice. Please also review our learner agreement prior to enrolment which contains important information about your rights and obligations as well as support services. Additionally you can email us here or call us on 08 9422 6444.