(TAEASS502) Design and Develop Assessment Tools

Course Code: TAEASS502

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Update your Training and Assessment skills set with the new TAEASS502 unit!

The TAEASS502 is the latest “Design and Develop Assessment Tools” unit. It is also the newest addition to the core components of the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

After it became a core unit of the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, qualified trainers now need to add the TAEASS502 to their set of training accreditations. This unit supersedes and is equivalent to the TAEASS502B.

What will you learn in the TAEASS502 unit?

The TAEASS502 unit teaches the skills and knowledge required to design and to develop assessment tools used to guide the collection of quality evidence, including their application in formative, summative and recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment.

This unit will use a mixture of practical and knowledge-based assessments to establish competence in abilities such as:

  • Determine the focus of the assessment tool
  • Design the assessment tool
  • Develop the assessment tool
  • Review and trial of the assessment tool

Where Can The (TAEASS502) Design and Develop Assessment Tools Take Your Career?

The (TAEASS502) Design and Develop Assessment Tools is a nationally-accredited unit designed for anyone wanting to engage in roles such as:

  • Resource Developer
  • Assessment Tool Designer/Developer

Unit Delivery Outline

Delivery Methods and Duration:

Choose your preferred delivery option:

Express 1-Days Face-to-Face Workshop – Begin your TAEASS502 course in a 1-day workshop! This is designed to let students commence one of three assessment tasks in a single day, and then given up to 3 months of self-paced study to finish off and submit all assessments for unit completion.

TAEASS502 workshops are offered at various times in many states throughout the year. Please see the TAEASS502 timetable for your next course dates.

Self-Paced Online Learning – Complete your course work wherever you are around Australia with premium training and support. You have up to 3 months to complete the TAEASS502 unit. We have a continual intake of students on this basis, so you can enrol straight away!

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Expected Study Hours:

Express 1-Day Face-to-Face Workshop – 8-hour classroom workshop plus up to 102 study hours outside of the classroom are expected from learners with limited training experience; the number of hours can vary depending on your training experience

Self-Paced Online Learning – Up to 110 study hours are expected from learners with limited training experience; the number of hours can vary depending on your training experience

Assessment Methods:

Knowledge Assessment and Case Study (including, but not limited to, portfolio, reports, role plays, and presentations) will be used to assess both Face-to-Face Workshop and Self-Paced Online Learning courses.

Workshop Location and Dates

Workshops run from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. The available dates and locations are the following:

Start DateLocationVenue


Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for the TAEASS502 unit. However, it is preferable that you:

  • Are aged 18 years or older
  • Have sound language and literacy skills (at least Year 10 English or equivalent)
  • Have basic computer skills

Students are required to:

  • Obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
  • Provide a valid ID with picture and signature
  • Undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy Evaluation
  • Undertake a Personal Training Plan evaluation before accessing the course materials and commencing studies to determine vocational competency and volume of learning requirements

Training Resources

To support you in your TAEASS502 studies Inspire will provide:

  • Access to a student account in Inspire’s online student portal and learning management system
  • Comprehensive learning and assessment materials
  • Easy-to-follow assessment workbooks
  • Simulations (where applicable)
  • Templates for completing Project Documents
  • Qualified trainer to deliver face-to-face content (for face-to-face delivery option ONLY)

During your course you will need to have access to:

  • A computer with Internet access with a reliable speed of at least 5mbps
  • Google Chrome (recommended browser)
  • MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel or equivalent applications
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader or equivalent application
  • Where possible, access to a workplace where they can complete their assessments under a supervisor (Note: Inspire Education will provide a simulated environment for students unable to secure a workplace for their assessments – for units applicable under simulated pathway only)

Recognition of Prior Learning

RPL is offered to any Learner who can provide evidence of competency for the units offered within this qualification.  This can include an individual’s prior learning, achieved through formal and informal training, work experience or other life experiences. Learners will use Inspire Education’s TAEASS502 RPL Evidence Guide to gather the necessary evidence and assess their competence. To apply for RPL, simply tick the box on your enrolment form. See the RPL Guide for more information on this process and how to apply.

Inspire works with a range of reputable parties to market and recruit for national qualification and courses. Students of Inspire Education may be recruited by other parties under specific arrangements.

Qualification Pathways

Students enrolled in this unit may wish to study other courses that will support them in developing their training and assessment skills.

Options available include:

Helpful Guides and Articles

1. Answers to the 10 Most Common Questions of Cert IV TAE Students

2. The Ultimate Guide to a Training and Assessment Career

3. TAE, TAA And BSZ: Changes In Training And Assessment Qualifications

4. TAE40110 Vs TAE40116 Course Upgrade – Higher Cert IV TAE Requirements?

5. Certificate IV in Training and Assessment course page

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