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Focus Week: Incorporate Foundation Skills into Training

3 December 2019

This webinar is one of five available during Velg Training's dedicated Focus Week - Foundation Skills.  A dedicated week of learning opportunities (one webinar per day) specifically designed to increase knowledge and skills of VET practitioners in targeted topics.

About this webinar

Incorporate Foundation Skills into TrainingAs a Trainer and Assessor or a Training Manager, you play a crucial role in the lives of the people you train. In this interactive webinar, you will discover how a focus on Foundation Skills can improve training outcomes and equip your learners for today’s constantly-evolving world-of-work. This webinar will also identify practical ways to build learners’ Foundation Skills through your training.

Key topics covered within webinar

  • Explain what foundation skills are and describe how they impact learner performance
  • Identify facilitation strategies that
    • can be built into vocational training delivery
    • help learners develop the foundation skills needed to attain competence and meet workplace expectations

NB. Can't make the session?
We send out all electronic resources to registrants within 48 hours of the session closure.  All Velg Training Webinars are scheduled in AEST (QLD time) - please check your timezone before logging onto the online training session.

Date & Time

3 December 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm (AEST: QLD)

Other timezones:
12:00pm - 1:00pm (AEDT: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS)
11:30am - 12:30pm (ACDT: SA)
10:30am - 11:30am (ACST: NT)
9:00am - 10:00am (AWST: WA)

Who should attend

  • RTO/Compliance Managers
  • Trainer/Assessors
  • Training Managers
  • Curriculum Developers/L&D Managers

What to expect

Presented by Chemene Sinson, you will be provided with the following resources after the event:

  • PowerPoint
  • Recording of the webinar (three months access)
  • Additional electronic resources
  • Electronic Statement of Attendance


Chemene Sinson


Chemène Sinson is a learning and performance specialist with 30+ years of experience working with diverse industry clients, both in Australia and internationally.  She draws on her experience as an Olympian, elite-level sport coach, school teacher and adult educator to help organisations develop and implement accredited or tailored learning experiences that build a culture of learning within organisations and improve personal performance.

Chemène has been actively involved in VET since 2000.  She is lead TAE trainer for numerous RTOs and has written TAE materials that more than 100 RTOs have used since their release in 2010.  She also supports experienced facilitators and assessors with their ongoing professional development and is a sought-after speaker at conferences and special events.

Chemène advocates for a strong focus on foundation skills in VET, knowing that these are key to meeting performance demands imposed by today’s world of work.

Opportunities to interact

  • Use a microphone to speak with trainer/attendees
  • Raise your 'virtual hand' to engage in discussion
  • Share your thoughts via online chat window
  • Answer online polls that provide instant group feedback

NB. If you would like to send chat questions to the presenter before the session, please email

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