The Assessor Certficiate course is conducted by Surf Life Saving WA to enable members to assist their club in Training & Education of its members.
The aim of this course is to enable you to develop the important knowledge and skills of planning, organising, conducting and validating assessment within an existing assessment system. You will be introduced to the concepts of competency based assessment, how to work with candidates for assessment, how to select and use appropriate assessment tools and how to provide feedback to candidates and also to the designers of the assessment system and tools you use.
You will also develop knowledge and skills to enable you to demonstrate competence in the nationally recognised unit(s) of competency:
TAAASS401C Plan and Organise Assessment
TAAASS402C Assess Competence
TAAASS404B Participate in Assessment Validation
These units form a part of the nationally recognised Qualification TAA40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
• Plan and organise assessments
• Assess competence
• Participate in assessment validation
Your current knowledge and recognition of prior learning (RPL)
If you feel confident you already have some or all of the competencies delivered in this module, ask your Facilitator/Assessor for a copy of the RPL Information Kit which includes a Self-Assessment Checklist for the course. You can check yourself by completing self-assessment.
To commence training for the Assessor Certificate Course you must have met the follow course pre-requisites.
• Minimum of 18 years of age on the date of final assessment
• Hold the SLSA awards that you intend to assess
- Current knowledge of the Vocational Education system
- Current knowledge of Training and/or Assessing within the surf environment
- Training Officer qualifications including TAADEL301C Provide Training Through Instruction & Demonstration
How to enrol
Contact your Club Education Director and/or view our MEMBER EDUCATION NEWS webpage to see if there is an upcoming course - All course nominations must be endorsed and submitted by the Club