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PD - Your Way


Have you ever been after adjustable, convenient PD? Or have you ever missed out on a webinar or workshop you just know your team would love? We've all had the case of fear of missing out...PD Your Way has been built so you and your team no longer have to miss out on the PD you require and desire. 

Your location, Your time, Your team, Your choice = Your Way

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Face to Face Workshops

Coming soon!

In light of the impact of COVID-19, Velg Training are unable to facilitate face to face events.

Government have set clear guidelines around group sizing and travel which ultimately , currently prevents us (or anyone) from holding face to face events .
Our priority is to develop our workshops to allow for facilitation via a virtual classroom style mode!  

All the same great content and activity based interaction with our VET Experts, from the comfort of your home office.

Watch this space for information about when these will be available as both public offerings and as a PD Your Way event!



Become the 'Ultimate' RTO Administrator! Created  for both new and existing administration staff within an RTO, this workshop has been designed to develop the relevant compliance knowledge of administrators to set them up for success when it comes to completing their daily tasks.  Packed with loads of content, hints and tips, this workshop is perfect for administrators who  play a key role in the overall compliance of their organisation.
Guidelines for Conducting a Training Product Review Conducting an Internal Review (a self assessment process that focuses on the training product and compliance with primarily Standard 1) can sometime feel daunting.  This workshop is designed to provide a step by step guide through the process of conducting a training product review at your RTO.
Suggested Evidence for AuditInteresting in managing risk? This workshop has been designed specifically to identify and explore the types of evidence that could be provided by an RTO to demonstrate both compliance and continuous improvement against the standards.
Systematic Validation - Stepping Stone Process This workshop has been designed to assist with the development of a consistent and planned approach to systematic validation.  Using practical assessment activities that enable participants to progress through pre and post assessment practices and judgements, explore validation in detail at this event!
The ABC of CBADo you have staff who are new to competency based training and assessment?  Or does your team need a refresher in the fundamentals so everyone is on the same page?  This workshop will provide attendees with a fantastic overview of the assessment process, features, relevant frameworks and methods.
The A-Z of Planning and Mapping Assessment Perfect PD for new or seasoned trainers and assessors to help gain/maintain currency! 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 Fundamentals of RTO AdministrationAdministering 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 knowledge and skill that will assist them in their roles.  
Unpacking the Most Common Non-compliances in Assessment Ensuring that assessment tools and supporting material are compliant is an essential driver for any RTO! In this comprehensive workshop participants will unpack examples of non-compliant assessments and supporting material, to provide valuable insight into practices to avoid.


We also have a few workshops that, with just a little tweaking* (to reflect your units of competency) we can deliver Your Way .  Contact enquiries@velgtraining.com if you are interested in the following topics:

*a nominal development fee will be associated

Webinars

Assessing Online and Still Being CompliantThis 1 hour webinar is from our suite of Your Way offerings.  It is ready to be presented to your staff, at a time that suits you.  It has been designed to assist when shifting your face to face assessing online while ensuring your tools and practices remain effective and compliant.
Assessment of Foundation SkillsThis webinar will demonstrate how foundation skills are pivotal to all we do as trainers/assessors and how we can ensure that those underpinning foundation skills are adequately assessed.
Assessment Tools: The essential ingredientsWhen it comes to creating assessments, there are a couple of key ingredients we cannot afford to miss adding to the mix. This webinar unpacks the key components required for quality assessment tools, how to combine them to achieve the right consistency, and the processes required to review and test the batch for a sweet result.
Assessment: The big pictureSometimes we get so caught up in the detail we forget about the “big picture”. This webinar will look at a number of assessment issues and explore key assessment questions.
Assessment Validation: Making it happen!This webinar will ensure that you develop an understanding of the compliance obligations for assessment validation, when it needs to occur, who should be involved and what records need to be retained.
Back to Basics - How does a unit of competency really work?A perfect PD opportunity for Trainers and Assessors, both seasoned and new, this webinar explores the fundamental components of a unit of competency to remind us about the way we really should look at a unit as a Standard, not a set of teaching notes or an assessment method.
Beyond ExcellenceThis webinar examines the factors that successful organisations use to consistently rise above the rest. It identifies the three critical components that Training organisations must have to deliver truly outstanding results and value to all those they serve.
Body + Language: Tips for both face-to-face and online
This popular webinar presented by John Blake investigates tips for presenting while using your hands, face, posture, attire and movement to rock both webinars and face-to-face presentations.
Capturing Quality Evidence: Third Party ReportsWhen using a third party to collect evidence on your behalf, you must ensure the assessment processes lead to the collection of quality evidence. This webinar explores how this evidence can be adequately captured when using experience in the workplace as part of formal assessment.
Checking Documentation for ComplianceAre you drowning in documents? Do you develop documents to satisfy the Standards for RTOs 2015 or to drive your business effectively and efficiently? This webinar aims to clarify actual evidence required by the RTO and the how-to of streamlining documented processes that effectively cover compliance requirements, whilst efficiently driving quality across your RTO.
Colourful Competence: Dimensions of Competency
This 1 hour webinar is from our suite of Your Way offerings.  It is ready to be presented to your staff, at a time that suits you.  It has been designed to unpack the significance of embedding Dimensions of Competency into training sessions and valid assessments.
Credit Transfer: Getting it right!Do you need some help understanding the why and how of Credit Transfer? This webinar explores some of the nuances associated with this recognition process.  Based on Velg Training’s most common enquiries received, this session aims to demystify Credit Transfer.
Currency, the Natural Outcome of Effectively Participating in Assessment Validation
This webinar will confirm your currency and participate in PD that relates directly to TAEASS403.  John Price will present this webinar to discuss about how to effectively participating in Assessment Validation.
Design Quality Training
In this webinar Marc Ratcliffe, CEO and owner of MRWED, will share his expertise when it comes to training design and course development. He will explore the key topics that are aimed at further developing participants' understanding of the important considerations that need to be incorporated into the design process.
Designing Quality Online Courses
Whether you are responsible for the creation of brand-new online offerings, or converting a traditional course to online delivery, this webinar unpacks the importance of the design of effective online learning environments.
Design of Quality Systems and Continuous Improvement
This webinar explores the pivoting principle behind quality and the design of Quality Systems and Continuous Improvement.
Design of Training & Assessment Strategies & Industry Consultation
This webinar will unpack the importance of the design of Training and Assessment Strategies and Industry consultation to ensure the TAS takes into account of a range of informing factors.
Designing a Robust and User-Friendly RPL Process
This webinar will look at a number of concepts that should drive the design and implementation of an effective and efficient, user-friendly RPL process.  
Developing Effective Assessment QuestionsAre your assessment questions effective? This webinar will provide guidance in developing different types of questions for use in knowledge assessments.
Digital Literacy Behind Digital Learning
This 1 hour webinar is from our suite of Your Way offerings.  It is ready to be presented to your staff, at a time that suits you. Explore a range of approaches to support students to acquire personal digital productivity and build critical literacy skills to equip them for life and work.
Does your TAS Represent your Story?All too often, we focus on the Training and Assessment Strategy (TAS) existing for compliance purposes. While this is important, it is not the only reason why we use a TAS. It tells the story of how and who you are training and assessing. This webinar is designed to explore the purpose of a TAS, what it should look like and common mistakes to avoid.
Efficient Marking Guides: Tips to getting it rightHow do marking guides contribute to compliance? And how do we develop them to ensure consistency of assessment judgements? This webinar will provide you with all the 'tips to getting it right' that you need when it comes to efficient and effective assessment marking guides.
Engaging Learners' – Resources & ActivitiesFacilitating Active learning is a skill that vocational trainers need to develop.  Theory should not equate to ‘just using PowerPoint’.  In this one hour webinar (formed from the extremely popular session  at the 2018 National VET Conference) engage with 40+ ideas that work!
Essentials for Re-Registration: Plan, Prepare and PerformThis webinar series will examine how to plan, prepare and implement a successful and smooth re-registration process for the whole team. Join Kevin Ekendahl our leading expert in Re-registration from Audit Express.
Implementing Effective Online Teaching: The next step
This webinar presented by Nina Shilling,  a specialist eLearning solutions developer, to further develop your teaching/facilitation techniques for online (or distance) learning.
Incorporate Foundation Skills into TrainingThis interactive webinar will help you discover how a focus on Foundation Skills can improve training outcomes and equip your learners for today’s constantly-evolving world-of-work.
Leveraging Cognitive Biases to Enhance Learner Engagement and SatisfactionExplore how we can leverage cognitive biases to enhance our students' motivation & engagement.
Load, Juggle, Implement: Powerful teaching and assessment design (Webinar Series
This webinar series will explore Cognitive Load Theory, Assessment Design Techniques, and Retrieval Practice - fantastic strategies known to boost the quality of student interaction, recollection and engagement.
Mapping for Quality AssuranceThis webinar explores an effective method of assessment mapping - the most straight forward way of ensuring coverage of a unit of competency.
Maximising  Your Blended Learning Pathways
In this webinar, Marc Ratcliffe  uses his expertise to unpack blended learning with a focus on finding the balance between sound educational practices, operational imperatives and regulatory compliance.
Mental Health Issues, and the VET Sector
This webinar, presented by Nick McEwan-Hall will have a down to earth look at mental health with Nick McEwan-Hall, our Mental Health First Aid expert.
Principles of Assessment and Rules of EvidenceConducting Assessment in accordance with the Principles of Assessment and Rules of Evidence is a critical requirement of the Standards. But what does this actually mean in practice? This webinar will answer this question and many more.
Recordkeeping: What to keep and why it's so important!This session is designed to explore the critical administrative roles and responsibilities when it comes to recordkeeping and file management (including electronic storage).
RPL - What IS the Professional Conversation?A Professional Conversation, when used appropriately in RPL, has the opportunity to gather ‘direct evidence’ through oral questioning. It enables the candidate to identify how they have ‘applied’ their knowledge in a practical situation in the workplace. So how do we accurately conduct and record the Professional Conversation? Find out in this webinar.
Shifting Your Content Online
This 1 hour webinar is from our suite of Your Way offerings.  It is ready to be presented to your staff, at a time that suits you.  This session looks at the shift of existing face to face content into online formats which follow good online design principles and practices.
Shifting your Training and Facilitation OnlineThis 1-hour webinar is from our suite of Your Way offerings.  It is ready to be presented to your staff, at a time that suits you. This session will explore the teaching and facilitation strategies for use online when implementing remote or blended learning.
Student Information, Support and Complaints & AppealsWhat are the RTOs obligations when it comes to student information, support and complaints & appeals? Find out in this very popular webinar and ensure your RTO is set up to meet its obligations.
Supportive Strategies for Learner EngagementThis webinar contains dozens of teaching strategies, tips and tools for developing learners’ interest! Learn how to create fun, inclusive and easy-to-make activities using a range of strategies and resources.
Teaching and Learning in the New Normal
This webinar will provide encouragement, some essentials and a few tips and tricks to help you develop your online survival skills and maybe even have fun doing it!
The 123 of Creating Observation ChecklistsObservation checklists are a fantastic way to record direct evidence of a student's performance of skills! Learn all about how to develop quality observation checklists for evidence gathering in this very popular webinar which unpacks the purpose of an observation checklist, defining observable behaviours, analysing the task and more!
The Impact of Non-Compliant PracticeOnce non-compliance is identified, what do we do?  This webinar will explore what the impacts of non-compliance are to your RTO’s business operations, staff and most importantly, your students.
The What, Why and How of Trainer and Assessor FilesThis webinar will provide guidance about the minimum requirements for trainer and assessor files, how often they need updating and what needs to be kept to ensure your RTO has evidence of trainer and assessor competency and currency.
The What, Why, Who, How and When of Reasonable AdjustmentThe question is often asked: What does reasonable adjustment mean in practice? With a focus on compliance (rather than equity) this webinar.
Training and Assessment Strategy? That’s just for the trainers isn’t it?This webinar will highlight the ‘power of the TAS’ and the impacts it can have across administration of procedures within your RTO.
Unlocking the Power of PowerPoint for More Effective LearningExplore the hidden power of PowerPoint, as well as principles from graphic design, photography and Richard E Mayer’s Principles of Multimedia Learning.
Volume of Learning DemystifiedWithin the Standards lies the phrase ‘amount of training’ and within the AQF we have the ‘volume of learning’ – but what is the difference and what do we need to do with it? Demystify the Volume of Learning in your RTO through this webinar!
What Can we Learn from the Validation of Assessment Tools and Outcomes?We all know validation is something we 'have to' do, but what can we truly learn from this quality review process? This webinar will explore what it is that we are trying to achieve when we conduct validation, and how we can learn from the outcomes.
What do Foundation Skills Mean for the 'General' Trainer/Assessor?Not everyone is a specialist in Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN). Need Foundation Skills PD? This webinar will unpack what the 'general' vocational trainer/assessor can do to understand and incorporate foundation skills into training and assessment processes.
Why WAS my TAS compliant but now it's not?This webinar unpacks why a TAS may have been considered compliant at Audit but now it’s not.


Velg2Go - Online Courses

The A-Z of Planning and Mapping AssessmentAre you itching to dive into the fundamental dimensions of assessment planning and mapping? Well, look no further than this course for the most flexible PD available! Gain currency in your TAE knowledge and skills and dive into the fundamental dimensions of assessment planning and mapping.
QLD Schools MentoringThis custom desgined course (influenced by audit outcomes of QLD School RTOs) provides QLD Schools with a holistic approach to PD, catering for VET Teachers AND RTO Managers.  It focusses on the common problem areas.  A fantastic, fully facilitated, online program tailor made for QLD Schools.
The VET LandscapeWe've mapped out a landscape we know you'll love! Update your knowledge of the VET sector through an exciting exploration of VET in Australia with this 3-week, self-paced online course designed for all VET Practitioners (both seasoned and new).
Trainer and Assessor Mentoring: The EssentialsThe role of the trainer and assessor requires a balance between compliance and the practice of training and assessing. This 6-week, self-paced, online course is the perfect PD for Trainers and Assessors who want to gain or maintain their essential skills and knowledge!
Guidelines for Conducting a Training Product ReviewDiscover the secrets to conducting an effective Training Product Review!  We have turned our extremely popular workshop into PD you can complete anywhere, anytime, on any device!
Trainer and Assessor Mentoring: Beyond The EssentialsTake your PD beyond the essentials!  Undertake a range of key topics over 6 weeks, at anytime on any device! This program offers a flexible  approach for the continued development/maintenance of skills, knowledge and expertise of seasoned trainers and assessors. Explore content that is relevant to where you want to be!

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