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Workplace Simulation Tasks - Developing Assessment Tools #8: How-To!

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Meeting unit requirements in simulated workplace conditions

We develop assessment instruments for simulated / scenario tasks.

Simulated workplace conditions are the key focus, ensuring robust simulated tasks, applying the Principles of Assessment & Rules of Evidence, developing robust evaluative criteria & ensuring assessment conditions are met.

Using real unit of competency examples and assessment contexts, we engage in the development of assessment tools, delving into what makes assessment tools fit-for-purpose, usable & efficient!

Free! for VET PD Series subscribers - Register via your vetr portal dashboard.

1 hour, 45 minutes in duration.



What we cover

  Developing simulated / scenario instruments

  Ensuring clear instructions & robust simulated tasks

  Documenting context!

  Applying the Principles of Assessment & Rules of Evidence

  Developing robust evaluative criteria

  Ensuring assessment conditions are met

  With volumes of tips & tricks along the way!


Practical demonstration of how to build simulated assessments
Instructor ability to clearly articulate the subject material was excellent
The worked examples will be helpful for myself to implement our own simulated training environment
Clear explanation of how to create simulation assessments & the observation checklists use of real life assessments
View them as live document while still seeing the speaker
So much information and interact with others by following their questions on the webinar
Relevant examples applied
Very happy with the presentation

Participant Feedback


Our Community Advisor - Phill Bevan

As a master assessor, Phill has undertaken tens of thousands of assessments with thousands of students in public, not-for-profit, private and enterprise provider contexts. As a qualified auditor, he has leveraged these skills in hundreds of internal reviews & regulator audits to support issue identification and robust assessment improvement projects. Phill has two decades of Assessment Tool development experience including writing assessment tools for major enterprises - ASX listed companies, TAFE Institutes, Enterprise RTOs, University dual sector providers & major private colleges - as well as working with national VET publisher teams on assessment design, and technology providers on effective digital assessment practices. His work has been deployed with student cohorts in excess of 5,000 candidates using a single designed unit of competency tool.

Holding BSZ, TAA & TAE training package qualifications at Certificate IV and Diploma level, in addition to his Masters of Education with specialisation in competency based training, Phill is the author of vetr's Assessment Tools Templates Pack now in use with hundreds of VET providers nationally.

 A Statement of Completion is available on completion of course activities.


Assessment including Competency-Based Assessment

  • Prepare for Assessment
    • Analyse and interpret assessment information
  • Plan and Design Assessment
    • Design the assessment tool
    • Develop the assessment instruments
    • Develop the assessment tool


Here is the course outline:

Workplace Simulation Tasks

1 hr, 54 min

Further vocational education resources

2 min


The following statements are received when the course is completed:

Statement of Completion
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