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Virtual Training: The ABC of CBA

25 August 2021

The July 14th event has now reached capacity.

New session date available - August 25th

What is virtual training?

We want to ensure you have access to interactive experiences that will reinforce your practices in a simulated workshop environment. Virtual Training provides the capacity for longer, more in-depth content so you can build a rich connection to the featured topic.

Great content and activity-based interaction with our VET Experts, from the comfort of your home office.

About this Virtual Training Workshop

Sometimes the best way to solidify what we know is to go back to the basics!

Assessment is often the most common area of non-compliance in an RTO at audit, so what’s going on? Why do we keep getting things wrong?

Over the past 18 years, The ABC of CBA has been one of Velg Training’s most popular face-to-face workshops and we are proud to announce this timeless content is now available via our Virtual Training medium.

What makes Competency-Based Assessment ‘work’?

This 3-hour Virtual Training session training is designed for trainers and assessors who might be new to competency-based training and assessment or for seasoned professionals who want to get back to basics and are who are looking for a refresher in the fundamentals. 

It explores the essentials of assessment in the VET sector including assessment and the ‘Big Picture’, the competency-based-assessment process; its features, relevant frameworks and methods, while also reviewing the assessor’s role, principles of assessment and rules of evidence.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be trained by the expert of all things CBA, John Dwyer, who shares his knowledge and expertise via the Zoom platform.

Key topics covered within the Virtual Training

  • Purpose and types of assessment
  • Features of Competency-Based assessment
  • Assessment and the relevant frameworks
  • The Assessor’s Role
  • Assessment Methods
  • Assessment Evidence
  • Principles of Assessment & Rules of Evidence

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

Dates & Times

25 August 2021: 
Session 1 - 11:00am - 12:00pm (AEST: QLD)
Followed by 15minute break
Session 2 - 12:15pm - 1:15pm (AEST: QLD)
Followed by 15minute break
Session 3 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm (AEST: QLD)

14 July 2021: SOLD OUT
Session 1 - 11:00am - 12:00pm (AEST: QLD)
Followed by 15minute break
Session 2 - 12:15pm - 1:15pm (AEST: QLD)
Followed by 15minute break
Session 3 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm (AEST: QLD)

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

Who should attend

  • Seasoned Trainers and Assessors looking for validation of what they know
  • New Trainers and Assessors
  • L&D Managers
  • Assessment Resource Developers
  • Training Managers
  • Compliance Managers

What to expect

Presented by John Dwyer, you will be provided with the following resources after the event:

  • PowerPoint (in PDF handout/notes format)
  • Recording of the virtual training (three months access)
  • Additional electronic resources
  • Electronic Statement of Attendance


John Dwyer


John Dwyer is a national VQF/AQTF trainer/assessor and consultant with experience in education and training spanning more than 60 years. He brings extensive Registered Training Organisation (RTO) experience and has a comprehensive history in developing and delivering a range of workshops and webinars on assessment, compliance, Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), moderation and validation processes relating to VQF/AQTF compliance.


Wednesday, 25 August 2021

10:45am (AEST: QLD) - 11:00am (AEST: QLD) Registration
11:00am (AEST: QLD) - 2:30pm (AEST: QLD) Virtual Training

Opportunities to interact

  • Use a microphone to speak with trainer/attendees (Not available in all Virtual Training sessions)
  • 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 John Dwyer before the session, please email

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