Awards Criteria for TAF’s

SLSQ delivers training under a ‘Direct Supervision’ model. This means that we allow TAFs to train, assess and facilitate some courses without holding a full Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. However, there must still be a person responsible for the ‘Direct Supervision’ of the training and assessment of the course, who is required to hold a full Certificate IV in Training and Assessment – this role is known as the Direct Supervisor.

 

Trainers

All trainers must meet the following minimum criteria:

– Hold:

  • Both TAEDEL301A – Provide work skill instruction, and BSBCMM401A – Make a presentation OR
  • TAE40110 – Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

AND-

◦                     Demonstrate current industry skills directly relevant to the training

◦                     Demonstrate current competency and continual development in training as well as VET knowledge and skills

– Hold the vocational competencies, they wish to deliver

– Hold the SLSQ award they wish to deliver, this award must be proficient at the time of initial trainer endorsement.  Some specific awards require Trainers to remain proficient.

– Hold a working with children blue card

– Must meet a minimum age criteria of 16

 

Assessors
All assessors must meet the following minimum criteria:

– Hold:

  • TAEASS401A – Plan assessment activities and processes, TAEASS402A – Assess competence, TAEASS403A – Participate in assessment validation, OR
  • TAEASS401B – Plan assessment activities and processes, TAEASS402B – Assess competence, TAEASS403B – Participate in assessment validation OR
  • TAE40110 – Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

 

AND

◦  Demonstrate current industry skills directly relevant to the assessment

◦  Demonstrate current competency and continual development in assessment, as well as VET knowledge and skills

·         – Hold the vocational competencies, they wish to deliver

·         – Hold the SLSQ award they wish to deliver, this award must be proficient at the time of initial trainer endorsement.  Some specific awards require Trainers to remain proficient.

·         – Hold a working with children blue card

·         – Must meet a minimum age criteria of 18 years

 

Facilitators
All facilitators must meet the following minimum criteria:

– Hold:

  • TAEDEL301A – Provide work skill instruction,  BSBCMM401A – Make a presentation, TAEASS401A – Plan assessment activities and processes, TAEASS402A – Assess competence, TAEASS403A – Participate in assessment validation,OR
  • TAEDEL301A – Provide work skill instruction, BSBCMM401A – Make a presentation, TAEASS401B – Plan assessment activities and processes, TAEASS402B – Assess competence, TAEASS403B – Participate in assessment validation OR
  • TAE40110 – Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

 

AND

◦  Demonstrate current industry skills directly relevant to the assessment

◦   Demonstrate current competency and continual development in assessment, as well as VET knowledge and skills

·         – Hold the vocational competencies, they wish to deliver

·         – Hold the SLSQ award they wish to deliver, this award must be proficient at the time of initial trainer endorsement.  Some specific awards require Trainers to remain proficient.

·         – Hold a working with children blue card

·         – Must meet a minimum age criteria of 16

 

What is a Direct Supervisor

A Direct Supervisor is the person responsible for the ‘Direct Supervision’ of the training and assessment of a course, who is required to hold a full Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. They are not involved in the actual course itself; however it is their responsibility to ensure the course is trained and assessed to the standards set by the relevant course Delivery and Assessment guide, and any other SLSQ or Registered Training Organisation policies and procedures.

A Direct Supervisor must always be nominated when a course is being conducted. However, if a trainer or facilitator of a course holds a full Certificate IV, they are also able to fulfil the role of Direct Supervisor.

All Direct Supervisors must meet the following criteria:

– Hold:

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110)

– And demonstrate current industry skills directly relevant to training/assessing

– And demonstrate current competency and continual development in training and assessment, as well as VET knowledge and skills

 

Note: A Direct Supervisor is not required to hold the Vocational competency nor the SLSQ award being trained.