This qualification reflects the roles of experienced practitioners delivering training and assessment services usually within Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) within the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector. They may have a role in leading other trainers and assessors and in providing mentoring or advice to new trainers or assessors as well as designing approaches to learning and assessment strategies across a significant area within the RTO.
SuniTAFE requires students to have Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and experience working in the VET sector as well as having a workplace to support the practicum requirements of this course. Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.
Career opportunities that this qualification may provide, include: Lead Teacher, Head of Study, Education Manager and a Training and Development Co-ordinator.