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Speed Training

Registration now open for 5 November 2021

Finding time for professional development activities can sometimes be a real challenge! Velg Training is proud to offer the highest quality content in the most convenient way possible, delivered by absolute experts in their fields, through this unique event.

But, what is Speed Training?...

Just like Speed Dating, Speed Training is based on the idea that focussed, short, sharp information sessions facilitated by our VET Expert can ‘bring you up to speed’ all in one day!


Due to overwhelming feedback, our very popular Speed Training: Competence and Currency Essentials event is being repeated in November!

The presenter was excellent. It was one of the best Velg Training events I have attended (S Jennings)

Melanie is a great presenter. This was an excellent group of sessions that provided relevant and meaningful information that can be applied.
This PD helped to clarify several issues and provided excellent insights and strategies. (S Ross)

I really enjoyed the flexibility which allowed me to attend at a preferred time and date (W Henshaw)

It provides the opportunity for you to register for 4 x 45 min webinars* and gain some real insights about the obligations of an RTO (and Trainers and Assessors) when it comes to ensuring they can demonstrate they are meeting, the requirements for trainers and assessors.

It is designed to assist Trainers and Assessors AND RTO/Compliance Managers understand clearly the requirements set out in clauses 1.13 – 1.16 and provide hints and tips on how to gain, maintain and record competency and currency.

Speed Training: Competence and Currency Essentials has been developed based on your feedback!

Responses to our Expression of Interest form  to the question “What other PD topics would you like to see offered as a Speed Training Event?”:

  • Maintaining Industry currency and Professional development opportunities
  • Industry engagement and currency
  • PD relevant to existing teachers/ trainers/ assessors maintaining what they need
  • Compliance requirements regarding updating currency in industry and assessment practices
  • Trainer VET Currency
  • Creating a trainer and assessor profile
  • Relevance to maintaining trainer and assessor skills and knowledge
  • Forms of evidence for industry currency



$165 (inc GST)


$220 (inc GST)

*Each webinar is part of a 4 piece package, and cannot be purchased individually.

Date: Friday 5th November 2021

About the Presenter: Melanie Alexandra has held a variety of roles across both the academic and vocational education sectors including that of Trainer and Assessor, Curriculum Manager, RTO Manager, Head of Faculty, Head of Quality Assurance, and Senior Lead Auditor.Over the past decade, Melanie has conducted hundreds of regulatory audits and registrations against the current legislated VET Quality Framework and now provides quality VET audit and compliance consulting services in support of Registered Training Organisations and providers of VET in Schools. Melanie is also the developer and facilitator of Velg Training’s Velg2Go online course content and a Consultant in her own right.  Don’t miss this opportunity to tap into her expert advice about the critical and often misunderstood, competency and currency requirements of trainers and assessors!


9.00am - 9.45am

Being a Competent Trainer and Assessor

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(Clauses 1.13a, 1.14, 1.15, 1.18a, 1.18b, 1.23a, 1.23b, 1.24b)

This session focuses specifically on the mandatory competence that a qualified trainer and assessor must either have or be able to demonstrate in order to train and assess nationally recognised training products.

10.15 am - 11.00am

Maintaining Vocational/Industry Currency

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(Clause 1.13b)

This session discusses the requirement to maintain currency as a trainer and/or assessor of a nationally recognised training product, in line with the vocational/industry training area being delivered and assessed.  It also explores ways in which vocational/industry currency can be maintained

11.30am - 12.15pm

Maintaining Trainer and Assessor Currency

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(Clause 1.13c and 1.16)

This session looks at ways in which individuals can maintain current levels of skill and knowledge as a trainer and assessor of nationally recognised training products, irrespective of the vocational subject area being delivered and assessed.

1.15pm - 2.00pm

Demonstrating, Recording and Approving Evidence of Competence and Currency

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(1.13, 1.14, 1.15, 1.16, 1.18, 1.23, 1.24 and 2.2a)

This session seeks to pull together a collection of evidence covered within the previous three Speed Training sessions.  It looks at ways of gathering that evidence, recording it within associated documents such as a trainer and assessor profile, professional development record etc and discusses the essential role played by the RTO in approving that evidence prior to delivery and/or assessment taking place.

Can't attend all 4 webinars live? Don't worry!  Register for the package of 4, attend those that suit your schedule and you will be sent the recordings for any you missed. Watch them within 2 weeks of the live event, contact the Velg Training Events Team to advise you have completed them, then you will be issued with a Certificate of Completion. 

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