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This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and facilitate distance-based vocational training using products that are nationally recognised or aligned with other recognised frameworks. The unit applies to entry-level vocational education and training (VET) teachers and trainers who facilitate distance-based training that may include urban, regional, rural, remote and very remote environments. It relates to training delivery options for learners who may have limited access to face-to-face and/or online delivery options. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication. All assignments are completed online making it easy and portable to keep track of where you are up to.

  • Students will be paying this course in two payments, one with an initial fee of $200 on enrolment, with a marking fee of $75 to be paid when the assessor has finished marking your unit.
  • This unit must be completed within 3 months. Extensions (1 month - $50, 3 month - $150, 6 month - $350) can be purchased through the office upon request.
  • All students have 90 days to submit the required documentation on enrolment or WEA Sydney reserves the right to cancel their enrolment.
  • Access to our online learning platform will be issued once we have received and verified all your supporting documentation and USI number.

Course entry requirements

Those entering this program must be able to demonstrate vocational competency in their proposed teaching and assessing area. Vocational competency is defined as broad industry knowledge and experience. Effective language, literacy and numeracy skills to plan, research and write a range of documentation and present information as well as access to a computer and internet is also required. Please notify us during the enrolment process of any additional learning needs to maximise your potential. Please ensure that you have read the WEA Sydney Student Handbook before enrolling.

Elements and Performance Criteria

Plan and prepare to facilitate distance-based training

  • Confirm distance-based training procedures relevant to own job role
  • Identify purpose, target group, learning resources and requirements from the training and assessment strategy
  • Access nationally recognised units of competency and identify the standard of performance required in the workplace
  • Review session plans and learning resources required for training sessions and confirm version control
  • Identify and organise required support for foundation skill, learning and technical needs within scope of own role; and make necessary adjustments and/or access specialist support where required
  • Identify and assess constraints and risks to distance-based training

Customise distance-based training

  • Review target group characteristics and identify strategies to support effective distance-based learning
  • Select and customise learning resources suited to delivery setting and learner context
  • Develop distance-based training plan according to organisational procedures
  • Identify and organise learner supports and means of communicating with learners

Manage distance-based learners

  • Communicate with learners to confirm their expectations and needs, clarify their understanding, and develop the learning relationship
  • Review information about learners and their context, and identify support needs and required changes to session plans and learning resources
  • Adapt session plans and learning resources to address identified needs
  • Distribute learning resources according to session plans, learning needs and organisational procedures

_Facilitate distance-based trainin_g

  • Use facilitation techniques to deliver distance-based training according to session plan, suitable delivery method, and legislative and regulatory requirements
  • Identify and address learner difficulties and training challenges, and implement techniques for maintaining learner motivation, engagement and commitment
  • Monitor and document learner engagement, participation and progress according to organisational procedures
  • Provide required support to learners outside the formal communication process and within scope of own role, escalating matters in line with organisational procedures
  • Maintain, store and secure training records according to organisational procedures

Review distance-based training

  • Seek learner feedback according to organisational procedures
  • Implement required modifications to resources and delivery methods to better meet learner needs
  • Analyse own practice of facilitating distance-based training and identify opportunities for improvements

For a full overview of this individual unit, please visit the training.gov.au website.

Will you need to sit for any exams?

No, this is a competency-based course. You will need to show that you understand and are able to implement the learning you have received and will be required to competently complete assessment tasks for all units of learning.

Enrol online now or ring us on 9264 2781 for further enquiries.
Registered Training Organisation Number: 90194

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Facilitate distance-based training (TAEDEL413)

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