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Webinar Bundle - Applying the Principles


Explore applying the Principles of Assessment in detail!

Digital short course + live events bundle!



Four live sessions - every Friday in June - a deep dive into the Principles of Assessment

Join vetr Community Advisor Phill Bevan as we consider each of the four Principles of Assessment, going beyond the definitions into practical examples of ensuring your operations are implementing robust assessment processes and can justify the assessment judgements being made.


Webinar bundle package details

This webinar bundle package comprises:

  Assessment Essentials and Evidence Essentials digital short courses included as your 'pre-live event' activities, covering the basics (60 mins)


  Four Live webinars:

Investment: $79.20 inc GST.   

Free! for VET PD Series subscribers. 
Use your Discount Code to register!

As this webinar includes a live web solution demonstration, it is recommended that participants join the event on a large screen (computer / TV / projector) rather than handheld device.


What we'll cover

  Assessment Essentials digital short course:

  • Assessment requirements summary of the Standards for RTOs 2015 

  • Assessment types, forms & methods

  • Assessment tools & records retention

  • Common assessment & RPL pitfalls causing operational & audit angst

  Evidence Essentials digital short course:

  • What is evidence?

  • Forms of evidence

  • Rules of evidence


& during the live events...

      Applying the Principles: Fairness webinar:

    • Considering learner's needs in assessment

    • Ensuring appropriate information provision

    • Reasonable adjustment requirements

    • Challenging assessments & assessment appeals

      Applying the Principles: Flexibility webinar:

    • Reflecting learner's needs in assessment

    • Using a range of assessment methods

    • Applying methods appropriate to assessment context, unit requirements & individual needs

    • Tips & tricks for your assessments, with practical examples 

      Applying the Principles: Reliability webinar:

    • What is meant by Reliability?

    • Where are assessment tools & Assessor interpretations going wrong? 

    • Building in robust, objective marking guidance, benchmark answers & evaluative criteria - with practical examples.

    • Processes to support Assessor consistency

      Applying the Principles: Validity webinar:

    • Overview of Validity

    • Demonstrating coverage of the broad range of skills and knowledge required

    • Ensuring transferability of skills & knowledge with practical examples

    • Proving judgement of competence is based on evidence of learner performance

    • Demonstrating your assessments are aligned to unit of competency & assessment requirements


    With all sessions including practical examples, Tips & tricks for your assessments & common regulator audit findings & feedback


    Great accurate information
    Practical examples reflecting actual courses
    Very engaging & informative
    Examination of actual units of competency & at different levels

    Very practical & useful information
    Being able to do quality PD at your own office is really awesome
    Great break down to refresh knowledge & reflect on current practices. Thank you

    Really love your PD
    I have been involved in VET for many years. I have not seen such a decent breakout of interpreting Assessment Principles
    since we had the 12 original principles that David Rumsey produced back in 2001
    Great examples of the topic in practice
    Interesting contemporary view of the concept of reliability

    Participant feedback from first sessions


    Our Community Advisor - Phill Bevan

    A veteran education advisor, Phill offers a wealth of practical understanding, knowledge and expertise across key education provider operating requirements. As a qualified auditor, he has leveraged these skills in hundreds of internal reviews & regulator audits to support issue identification and robust business improvement projects.

    Holding BSZ, TAA & TAE training package qualifications in addition to his Masters of Education with specialisation in competency based training, Phill has two decades of RTO operational experience with scores of providers including extensive national projects with ASX listed companies, universities, TAFEs, associations, government departments and various boutique private education providers. He is the author of vetr's respected Assessment Tools Templates Pack.


    A Statement of Completion is issued on completion of the Assessment Essentials & Evidence Essentials digital short courses.
    A Statement of Attendance is issued on completion of each of the live event activities.



    • The recording of each live event will be available to all participants through until 31 July 2019.
    • A PDF version of any event presentation material is provided on conclusion of each event.


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