Well-maintained industry currency allows trainers to continuously improve and update their knowledge and skills. RTOs need an intuitive tool that can easily show how they’ve maintained the currency of their trainers’ industry skills and trainer/assessor competencies.
Creating and delivering online lessons and assessments can be rewarding and highly effective, and learners can gain high quality outcomes from completing them. Achieving these outcomes requires trainers and assessors to be able to support learners and learner progression through the online learning with a high quality Learning Management System (LMS).
Whether you’re delivering full qualifications, short courses or anything in between, Learning Plans can help make the delivery of online learning and assessment much easier.
Black 6 Labs is the first in the world to have developed a virtual environment that supports learning and assessment, tracks competency outcomes, monitors and stores data, and integrates with learning management systems.
The NSW Government has announced they are investing $1 million to fund training for industry experts to pursue a career change as a TAFE NSW teacher.
Online enrolments paired with a CRM are some of the most powerful tools your training organisation can use to capture and engage new learners.
A solid way of achieving high learner engagement online is through your LMS, which should be able to provide the ability to author online content, lessons and assessment with interactive question types.
ASQA recently published their first Insights paper as part of their Strategic Review of Online Learning in the VET sector.
From conducting training underground, to risk management, operating machinery, first aid and more, training for mining requires technology that seamlessly fits with the learning and doesn't slow things down when in a work environment.
Learning Plans are the ultimate superpower in a Learning Management System.
The power of effective questions ranges from being able to solve a mystery worthy of Sherlock Holmes to simply knowing how your students are feeling, and being able to act accordingly.
The VET system has so much capability to provide flexible, lucrative and prestigious career pathways with nationally recognised qualifications and short courses, and is truly at the forefront of transferable skills.
NCVER’s recent study into how COVID-19 has impacted industry in terms of innovation, skills and the need for training has uncovered some important insights about the way industry has used VET and other forms of training in response to the pandemic, and insights for the future.
The Department of Education, Skills and Employment is seeking feedback on the Draft Cost Recovery Implementation Statement.
From engaging learners to making training easier, here are our top 5 coolest LMS features for your RTO.
We’ve recapped three insightful presentations from NCVER’s 30th national research conference. The theme this year was ‘past informing the future’, and each session focused on a different aspect of the complex nature of VET in Australia.
We sat down with Shane Darwin, CEO of JBHXR and JB Hunter, to chat about his work in implementing Extended Reality into training. At JB Hunter, over 1000 learners have completed blended online and virtual reality assessments over the past year using JBHXR, the aXcelerate LMS and aXcelerate Assessment Engine.
A new legislative instrument – the ESOS (Exempt Courses) Instrument 2021 – now exempts specific supplementary courses from the definition of ‘course’ under the ESOS Act.
VET has a very important role to play in providing high quality and relevant training for the emerging jobs of the future, which is why the Parties have agreed the VET system needs reform.
Australia has high expectations for VET’s ability to deliver skilled workers for industry. NCVER’s ‘No Frills’ paper, ‘Past Informing the Future’, discusses the competing purposes VET is expected to fulfil.
Most training organisations can benefit from having an LMS – including the ability to grow your business, to have better adaptability by having online training capabilities, and to meet learner expectations.
The data collected from the 7007 interviews with Australian employers conducted by NCVER provides valuable insight into the relationship between VET and industry.
Websites are one of the most important things an RTO needs to get right, as it's the digital ‘storefront’ of the business.
The Education IRC has found core structural issues in the existing qualifications and units of competency of the TAE Training Package.
Switching to online training with a Learning Management System, integrated with a Student Management System, doesn’t have to be a huge roadblock for RTOs. Here are some key steps for how you can drive cultural organisational change to adopt high quality online training.
Virtual reality and augmented reality is here – and the pilots, firefighters, surgeons (and many more jobs) of today and tomorrow are using VR and AR to train and upskill.
Assessment validation is highly important for RTOs to complete, but many get it wrong and are surprised when auditing assessors come in and find a mountain of issues.
Industry currency is important so that learners can gain industry-relevant, valuable skills to become job and future ready – improving the RTO’s relationship with industry and the reputation of VET.
There are so many factors and touchpoints that go into choosing a training provider, and this can feel overwhelming when trying to get people to choose your RTO over the rest. However, following simple yet effective steps and understanding the basics of what potential students are looking for can make the process simpler.
If you’re an RTO who has survived, and even thrived, during the pandemic, you’ll know the importance of moving your training online.
Did you know that in January 2021, almost 80% of Australians were actively using social media? This article will give you the foundational knowledge you need to set up your RTO’s social pages and start posting.
Since the 2019 Expert Review of Australia’s VET system, the need for change in VET has been pushed into the spotlight.
Many people find post-school learning opportunities confusing to navigate, especially when considering diverse learning needs.
With COVID-19 disrupting the global economy, youth have been particularly affected. Here's how vocational education and training will affect youth employability post-pandemic.