TAEASS502 Design and Develop Assessment Tools

3 days (face-to-face delivery)

This unit describes 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.

It applies to experienced practitioners responsible for the development and/or delivery of training and assessment products and services. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

  • Participants are required to hold intermediate digital literacy skills to complete the Online component of the course (computers and use of programs) are required. Learners are expected to have computer skills and knowledge of how to produce word processed documents, use the Internet for research and upload videos using the Canvas Student App on their phone. At a minimum, the ability to use our user-friendly learning management system, CANVAS to access all their learning resources and assessments.
  • A minimum of a Year10 English skill is required.   Participants are expected to have effective written, comprehension and spoken communication abilities within a familiar and some unfamiliar contexts to manage the reading, oral work and writing required in this course.


On successfully completing the training and assessment, learners will obtain a nationally accredited Statement of Attainment in:

TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools

Who Should Participate?

To fulfil the new requirements for the Standards for RTOs 2015, all Trainers and Assessors as who hold their TAEA40110 will need to obtain 2 new core units, those being – TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools and TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills.

Learners wishing to upgrade their TAE40110 to the current Trainer and Assessor requirements to meet the Standards for RTOs. In the new TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, this unit of competency is a core unit.

Mode of Delivery


This course can will be delivered through a face-to-face delivery session of 3 consecutive days.   Learners will have access to their learning material through CANVAS and will be required to do some pre-course reading before the training session.  The Trainer will facilitate information sessions and carry out some practical assessments.


3 consecutive face to face delivery days.

Travel Costs

Delivery of courses can be organised in other states and throughout Queensland, however all travel from Brisbane and accommodation to be paid additionally.


This option is to be done solely online where each participant will have access to variety of educational resources through our Learning Platform, Canvas, this will include learning manuals, PowerPoints, videos and learning activities.  Your Course Coach will run virtual classes through Teams and be there to answer any questions or concerns they may have through email, phone calls and Teams. This program is designed to allow flexibility, you will study in your own time at your own pace with assistance from your Course Coach.

Summative assessments are also accessed through CANVAS, however will only be accessible once learning resources are read and learning activities have been completed, this will ensure an essential volume of learning has occurred. All assessment will be completed and uploaded into Canvas where their assessor will mark and provide feedback.

Assessment Requirement

Questions, assessment tasks and reflective questions will all be completed online through CANVAS.

  • TAEASS502 – Underpinning and reflective questions and develop three assessment tools competed online through CANVAS

Course Fees

Delivery Options Cost Inclusions
Face-to-face 3 day delivery


$700 per person  (Minimum 8)


SLSQ Trainers to complete a Face-to-face delivery to your Learners.  SLSQ Trainers will also provide email, phone, Zoom or Team sessions if required.  They will assess all candidates’ assessments, provide feedback and coach where required.   Learners will have access to CANVAS our Learning Management System where they can access all learning resources and assessments.
Online  $450 per person Learners will have access to SLSQ Trainers and Assessors who will provide them with all online coaching and training requirements, which will include coaching through emails, telephone, Zoom or Team meetings and webinars.  They will assess all candidates’ assessments, provide feedback and coach where required.   Learners will have access to CANVAS with all learning resources and assessments.

Contact us

If you are a corporate client and you have a group of 9 or more staff members who would like to obtain this qualification please contact us to discuss your requirements.

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