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Five Challenges for Assessors

24 October 2017

Velg Training and ACPET have come together to provide trainers and assessors with the opportunity to participate in affordable, quality professional development during the National VET PD Week.

This webinar is part of the  National VET PD Week program.

About this webinar

This webinar is designed to help Vocational Education and Training (VET) Trainers and Assessors gain a clearer understanding of common issues that arise in competency-based assessment (CBA). It will provide attendees with an opportunity to update their knowledge and skills on five challenges faced by Trainers and Assessors in VET.

Key topics covered within webinar

  • Understanding and applying the principles of assessment and the rules of evidence
  • Defining "satisfactory" responses through well-developed marking guides
  • Knowing how and why to map assessment tools
  • Pitching assessment activities at the correct AQF level
  • Understanding what is, and what isn't, a reasonable adjustment to assessment processes and tools

Can't make the live session?

All Velg Training webinars are scheduled in AEST (QLD time).  Please check your corresponding time zone.  However, if you are  unable to attend the scheduled live session, register for the event and within 48 hours of the session close you will be sent:

  • the webinar recording
  • the PowerPoint full slides and handouts
  • a copy of the webinar chat and Q&A record
  • any other resources that supported the webinar

This event is a pre-approved professional development opportunity offering 25 Right Way Professional Development Points.

Who should attend

  • RTO/Compliance Manager
  • RTO/Compliance Coordinator
  • Training Manager

What to expect

Presented by Carol Hunter, 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


Carol Hunter

RTO Services and Consulting


Carol Hunter is the Principal of RTO Services and Consulting. Her experience in management in the VET sector in Queensland includes Director, Training Quality and Regulation; Manager, Audit Services; and Manager, Training Secretariat to Training and Employment Recognition Council and Training Employment Board (Queensland) within the Department of Education and Training.

Carol has also worked in operational roles in both public and private RTOs, in policy and curriculum development; and as a secondary school teacher.

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, Carol Hunter, before the session, please email

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