A person who conducts assessment only must:
- Hold TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment; or
- A diploma or higher level qualification in adult education; or
- TAESS00001 Assessor Skill Set and
- Be able to demonstrate vocational competencies at least to the level being assessed;
- Be able to demonstrate how they are continuing to develop their VET knowledge and skills as well as maintaining their industry currency and assessor competence.
Potential assessors (working under supervision) will undertake LSV’s Assessor course or demonstrate equivalent skills and knowledge through a Recognition of Prior learning /Credit Transfer process. The Assessors course leads to the award of TAESS00001 Assessor Skill Set and comprises the units:
- TAEASS401B Plan assessment activities and processes;
- TAEASS402B Assess competence;
- TAEASS403B Participate in assessment validation.
- These units provide credit towards TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
To finally qualify as an assessor you will undergo further assessment in vocational knowledge and skills for specific lifesaving awards whilst under supervision. This will be verified by your completion of a Assessor Evidence form.
Interested members should speak to their Chief Instructor, District Officer or the Coordinator RTO Quality Assurance at Life Saving Victoria.