The Department of Education and Training (DET) is funding professional development to support training providers contracted to deliver government subsidised training under Skills First. This initiative forms part of the Government’s Skills First commitment to high quality training.
Skills First: Planning Suitable and Appropriate Training
This half-day workshop aims to equip training providers to maximise the experience of Skills First students such that their training is both suitable and appropriate. click here to register
Skills First: Language, Literacy and Numeracy Workshop
The VET Funding Contract requires training providers to consider literacy and numeracy skills when carrying out a Pre-Training Review and this workshop assists with using literacy and numeracy assessments to fulfil this requirement. The information gained from these assessments aims to ensure students are enrolled into suitable training and have access to appropriate support for successful completion. click here to register
Skills First: Training and Assessment Strategies
The 2018-19 Skills First VET Funding Contract requires training providers to develop a Training and Assessment Strategy for each course and for each cohort within a particular course. The workshop will explore the requirements of the contract and focus on the design, development and implementation of effective Training and Assessment Strategies. click here to register
Who can attend?
Training provider staff with responsibility for ensuring that students are directed to high quality training that maximises the benefit of their Skills First entitlement and as such, are working to meet the Skills First requirement for delivery of suitable and appropriate training. This program is only for training providers with a 2018-19 Skills First contract. You can check your eligibility here
Please note there is a limit of two (2) participants per eligible training provider and four (4) participants per TAFE/Dual sector organisation (taking account of their relative scale and role in the Victorian TAFE and Training system). Each session has a capacity of 30 participants.
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Teachers, Trainers and Assessors Of Delivering National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Related Qualifications
Dates for 2019 Information Sessions, Workshops and Masterclasses will be announced soon.
The Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET) has funded the VET Development Centre (VDC) to develop and deliver specific professional learning for Vocational Education and Training (VET) teachers, trainers and assessors delivering National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) qualifications. This training is part of a suite of quality initiatives under Victorian Government’s Keeping our Sector Strong: Victoria’s Workforce Plan for the rollout of the NDIS.
The key elements of the integrated professional development are:
- Information sessions (Dates to be announced soon) – provides an overview of NDIS and factual information, such as relevant legislation and system changes. The session will be complemented with materials or fact sheets
- Interactive workshops (Dates to be announced soon) – including round table discussions, Q&A sessions, and plenary discussions
- Masterclasses (Dates to be announced soon) to be led by skilled presenters, including those with lived experience of disability. As well as NDIS content, the session includes practical strategies to enhance teaching and learning.
- NDIS Community of Practice - Network (Click here to register) - This community of practice network is for Victorian VET trainers and assessors delivering NDIS related qualifications
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