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The A-Z of Planning and Mapping Assessment Workshops

Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne - February and March 2017

This workshop walks trainers and assessors through the important processes of assessment planning, determining the assessment focus, designing assessment and understanding the dimensions of competency. The session will also explore the significance of mapping, understanding competent performance and reviewing assessment.

2017 RTO Managers Mentoring Program Mentoring Mondays

Online - 20 Feb, 22 May, 21 Aug & 20 Nov 2017

In the ever changing Vocational Education and Training (VET) environment the tasks of managing a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) also change over time. Velg Training has developed a entoring program to assist RTO Managers who have a beginner to intermediate level of understanding in relation to the VET sector.

2017 Trainers and Assessors Mentoring Program Mentoring Mondays

Online - 20 Feb, 22 May, 21 Aug & 20 Nov 2017

The role of the trainer and assessor in a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) requires a balance between compliance and the practice of training and assessing. This mentoring program has been designed to keep trainers and assessors up to date with regulatory requirements and on track with processes that need to be implemented in line with the Standards for RTOs (2015).

2017 RTO Administrators Mentoring Program Mentoring Mondays

Online - 27 Feb, 29 May, 28 Aug & 27 Nov 2017

Administering a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) requires specialised knowledge of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector. As a new RTO Administrator you will be faced with a range of acronyms, VET terminology and complex systems. Velg Training has developed a mentoring program to assist RTO Administrators who are new to the role in the process of understanding their role within the organisation and the systems within the VET sector, which can be different in each state or territory.

QLD Schools - Assessment Writing Skills Workshops

Brisbane - 28 February 2017

Standard 1 (Clause 1.8) of the Standards for RTOs 2015 requires RTOs to implement an assessment system that ensures assessment complies with the requirements of the training package or VET accredited course and is conducted in accordance with the Principles of Assessment and Rules of Evidence. This workshop will explore the characteristics of effective assessment and examine the assessment process as defined by ASQA’s Guide to Developing Assessment Tools before moving on to a hands-on session designing and developing assessment tools for a unit of competency.

RPL is Mandatory Again (Webinar) Webinars

Online - 1 March 2017

RPL or RPHelL as it is called by some people is here to stay. Many of us have used RPL to gain our qualifications and have a range of views and opinions about how the RPL was conducted. Join the webinar and identify what are the efficient and effective RPL practices we need to implement.

RTO Risk Management (Webinar) Webinars

Online - 8 March 2017

John will make brief reference to a standard risk management matrix and then apply this to the risks for a RTO arising from compliance requirements associated with the Standards for NVR Registered Training Organisations (or the Australian Quality Training Framework). He will also discuss associated business risks for the RTO.

An Effective Approach to Mapping (QLD Schools Webinar) Webinars

Online - 10 March 2017

Covering all requirements of a unit of competency is mandatory and mapping assessments to these requirements ensures learners are not being under or over assessed. This hands-on workshop will enable participants to map their assessments with confidence and leave the workshop with completed mapping for one unit of competency.

2017 Virtual VET Summit VET Summit

Online - {14 & 15 March 2017}

The 2017 Virtual VET Summit will be completely online and presented to you live. Designed to be enjoyed at the comfort of your own desk, the new format will allow all attendees to have access to a wide range of up-to-date information, to increase your VET knowledge.

Creating Effective Webinars for Learners and Lead Generation Workshops

Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne - March 2017

What are the best practices for designing and delivering webinars? This workshop is focused on helping the workshop participants to create dynamic, engaging and effective webinars aimed at improving the transfer of learning and business results.

Members Networking Breakfast: Effective Training Product Transition Workshops

Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney - March, May and October 2017

This Members’ Networking Breakfast session will provide an overview of the requirements for transitioning to new training products, some hints and tips for keeping on top of changes and general discussion time for participants to share experiences about how they have handled the turnover of training products.

Suggested Evidence for a Delegation Audit Workshops

Sydney and Melbourne - April 2017

Delegation from the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) to an RTO to manage their scope of registration is a privilege that applies to a number of high performing RTOs. In order to exercise this privilege the RTO develops, implements and maintains a defined delegation quality assurance system. This workshop covers the requirements of such a system and provides suggestions as to the evidence that confirms its efficient and effective operation.

Developing your Students' Digital Literacy Skills in a Digitally Disrupted World (Webinar) Webinars

Online - 29 March 2017

Learn about strategies which help to build your students’ digital literacy which will enable them to work and function effectively in a world which is being more and more impacted by the use of technology.

Activating Brand You (Webinar) Webinars

Online - 5 April 2017

This Webinar will elevate the thinking and profile of you and your key staff to drive performance, develop talent and enhance culture.

Avoiding non-compliances for RTO Trainers & Assessors (Webinar) Webinars

Online - 12 April 2017

Back by popular demand! This one-hour webinar is a repeat from our 2014 series and has been re-developed for Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Trainers and Assessors who are tasked with and concerned about areas of compliance relevant to them.

The Ultimate RTO Administrator Workshop - Part 1 Workshops

Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne - April and May 2017

Administering an RTO requires specialised knowledge of the VET sector – this one-day workshop has been developed to equip both new and existing RTO Administrators with the knowledge and skill required to successfully complete their roles and improve the compliance standards of their organisation. This series will assist Administrators in understanding the VET sector as a whole as well as the specific areas of compliance that impact their daily tasks. Commencing at an introductory level and progressing to more advanced topics, content will be covered for both new and existing RTO Administrators.

How to Maintain Vocational Competence (Webinar) Webinars

Online - 26 April 2017

Maintaining vocational competence is a requirement of all trainers in the VET sector. However, it is often something that proves problematic for practitioners, either in terms of recording their proficiency or in actually keeping current.

Digital eLearning Tools: What's out there? (Webinar) Webinars

Online - 3 May 2017

What’s out there in the e-learning space? The webinar showcases a range of commercial and free tools, aimed at supporting the teaching of learners on-line, as well as enhancing the conducting of assessments and the facilitation of group work.

The ABC of CBA Workshops

Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne - May and June 2017

This workshop is designed for people who are new to competency based training and assessment. It will provide attendees with an introduction to an overview of the assessment process, features, relevant frameworks and methods while also reviewing the assessor’s role, principles of assessment and rules of evidence.

Conducting a Self-Assessment Against the Standards for RTOs 2015 Workshops

Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane - May and June 2017

This workshop will present participants with the tools and models for conducting their own self-assessment against the Standards for RTOs 2015. The session will include an in-depth look at the common areas of non-compliance, including a discussion about the intent of relevant standards and purpose of each clause, the evidence to look for and the questions to ask.

Five MORE Challenges for Assessors (Webinar) Webinars

Online - 10 May 2017

This webinar is designed to help VET assessors gain a clearer understanding of common issues that arise in CBA. CBA is a purposeful process of systematically gathering, interpreting, recording and communicating to stakeholders, information on learner performance against industry standards and learning requirements.

Validation and Moderation - what's the difference? (Webinar) Webinars

Online - 14 June 2017

Grasping the principles of validation and moderation can be quite challenging for RTO Managers and trainers/assessors. This dilemma is often considered to be one of the longest running and most confusing debates in the VET sector.

SPOTLIGHT – Trainer and Assessor Currency Workshops

Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne - July 2017

Characteristics of high performing trainers and assessors include their ability to develop and maintain their skills knowledge and experience in their vocational content area as well as their knowledge and skills in vocational training and learning that informs their training and assessment. Although the outcomes and benefits of these processes provides the motivation for themselves and their learners to perform well it is not always clear as to what they need to do to maintain these activities and subsequently record the outcomes for both quality in delivery and assessment and compliance to the Standards.

2017 VET CEO Conference National Conference

Melbourne - 2 June 2017

The 2017 VET CEO Conference will provide a unique networking platform for the top level of management staff from Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) across the country. An exclusive forum for CEOs and senior business leaders, this event provides an opportunity to hear from leading industry experts and for discussions with peers.

THE Conference VET Summit

Brisbane - 3 August 2017

This impactful one day conference will inspire and influence the Queensland tourism, hospitality, events and education industries from high school teachers to industry legends. QTIC, as industry leaders, the Gateway to Industry Schools network for Food, Wine and Tourism Queensland and Velg Training are collaborating and innovating to deliver this not-to-be missed inaugural event that will shape the future of our industries.

2017 Qld Schools VET Summit VET Summit


In 2017, Velg Training will be holding a face-to-face VET Summit specifically for Queensland School RTOs. Attendees will have access to a range of up-to-date information by leading industry experts.

2017NVC Masterclass: Workshop 1 Workshops

Sydney - 13 September 2017

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2017NVC Masterclass: Workshop 2 Workshops

Sydney - 13 September 2017

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2017NVC Masterclass: Workshop 3 Workshops

Sydney - 13 September 2017

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2017NVC Masterclass: Workshop 4 Workshops

Sydney - 13 September 2017

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Reviewing your Certificates and Statements of Attainment (Webinar) Webinars

Online - 21 June 2017

Back by popular demand! This session will highlight the common non-compliances to enable you to review your qualifications and statements of attainment.

2017 National VET Conference National Conference

Sydney 14-15 September 2017

This event will be the highlight of your 2017 calendar. The National VET Conference is the largest annual national gathering of VET professionals, including practitioners, managers and administrators. The 2016 event sold out so make sure to book in quick!

Creative Training Techniques (Webinar Series) Webinars

Online - 18, 25 May & 1 June 2017

This is a fun, fast-paced, 'how-to' driven webinar series, which promises dozens of innovative techniques and activities that can be immediately applied to the participants' own training situations. Furthermore, the Creative Training Techniques – Webinar Event Series offers extensive world-class research to support the models and techniques experienced, thus providing the 'know how' with the 'how to'!

Guidelines for Conducting a Training Product Review Workshops

Brisbane, Melbourne & Sydney- October & November 2017

The purpose of conducting an internal review is to assess the RTO’s compliance with the Standards for RTOs 2015 with particular focus on the training product, primarily with Standard 1. The internal review is an integral part of the RTO’s commitment to continual improvement. These reviews should be systematic and recommended to be conducted on an annual basis. The summary of findings and rectifications identified should then feed in to the systematic internal audit process that is completed against all standards. The full internal audit process is covered in a separate workshop ‘Suggested Evidence for Audit’.

Documenting the Volume of Learning in the Training and Assessment Strategy (Webinar) Webinars

Online - 5 July 2017

Considering the volume of learning indicators in developing your Training and Assessment Strategy is one way to ensure your training will provide your learner cohort with the best opportunity to develop the required skills and knowledge.

RPL: Essential Skills and Knowledge an assessor should have! (Webinar) Webinars

Online - 12 July 2017

Back by popular demand! A genuine Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) applicant is already competent and is seeking recognition of that competence. Accordingly, RPL assessors need very sound competency-based assessment knowledge and skills and competency and currency in the vocational area involved.

12 Steps to Translating a Course to a Blended Delivery Model (Webinar Series) Webinars

Online - 17, 24 & 31 August 2017

Join Francis Kneebone for this webinar and learn the approach to collating, organising, designing course content in a way that is ready to be moved online and translated into an blended delivery strategy"

11 Ways to Manage Difficult Behaviours (Webinar) Webinars

Online - 23 August 2017

This webinar will discuss 11 proven strategies aimed at minimising difficult behaviours and will model winning techniques that will help any trainer to create a positive and exciting program for their learners.

Conducting Effective VET Staff Meetings (QLD Schools Webinar) Webinars

Online - 25 August 2017

Are your VET Staff Meetings hijacked by discussions about everyday school and student issues? This one-hour webinar will cover strategies for ensuring your meetings are conducted efficiently and effectively and discuss tips and techniques for managing discussions on everyday school issues, whilst still providing effective professional development for your staff.

Training Games that Support Learning Transfer (Webinar) Webinars

Online - 4 October 2017

In most situations, a carefully selected game or activity will support the trainer in attracting and maintaining interest in their session. This webinar provides more than a dozen fun activities that can be used to support learning transfer.

Interpreting Audit Reports (Webinar) Webinars

Online - 18 October 2017

Audit reports are written according to a particular style and can be disconcerting for the reader unfamiliar with them. This session will use examples provided by Velg Training clients, to navigate audit report language.

Suggested Evidence for Audit (Webinar Series) Webinars

Online - 9, 16 & 23 November

Back by popular demand! This webinar series has been designed to identify and explore the types of evidence that could be provided by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) to demonstrate compliance and continuous improvement against the Standards for RTOs 2015.