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Statement of Attainment Assessor Skill Set TAESS00011


This skill set is designed to provide VET practitioners with the assessor competencies to meet Standards for RTOs requirements.

Qualification: Statement of Attainment - Assessor Skill Set TAESS00011
Program No: SA-OG05
Campus: CIT Reid  CIT Bruce 
Duration: 6 months part-time: Combination of face to face and online delivery

Additional individual study of approximately 3 - 5 hours per week including online activities, research, report writing, team work, skill development etc.
Cost Info:

The 2019 Semester 2 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total program cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once.

Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Costs identified as Apprentice or Trainee apply only to students studying as part of an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement. The qualification cost for an Apprentice or Trainee is subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible Apprentices or Trainees.

Costs identified as Full Fee receive no government subsidy. Concessions are not available.

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance.

Information about studying under Skilled Capital is also available.

Likely Job Outcome: Assessor in the Vocational Education Training (VET) sector.
Enrolment Type: Register Your Interest

Additional Information

Units provide credit towards the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE40116.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You must have:
- skills, experience and vocational competence in an industry/field in which you can assess others.
Vocational competency is defined as broad industry knowledge and experience, and may include, but is not limited to, holding a relevant unit of competency or qualification.

- access to a real or simulated work environment to demonstrate assessment competency.

For internal CIT teacher education programs, nominations must be endorsed by the relevant Head of Department.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

  • Literacy Skills Information

    • We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills.

  • Transition Information

    • Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

  • Subject Cancellations/Changes

    • To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Core - complete all 4

  • TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes
    • CIT Code: TRNG340
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan the assessment process, including recognition of prior learning (RPL), in a competency-based assessment system.
      It applies to individuals with assessment planning responsibilities.
      In planning activities and processes, individuals are required to identify the components of assessment tools, analyse and interpret assessment tools, and develop assessment instruments (also known as assessment tasks) and assessment plans.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • TAEASS402 Assess competence
    • CIT Code: TRNG341
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement an assessment plan, and gather quality evidence to assess the competence of a candidate using compliant assessment tools.
      It applies to teachers, trainers and assessors in enterprises and registered training organisations (RTOs) and those providing assessment advisory services.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation
    • CIT Code: TRNG342
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to participate in an assessment validation process.
      It applies to assessors and workplace supervisors with assessment validation responsibilities participating in, but not necessarily leading, the process.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools
    • CIT Code: TRNG343
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and to develop assessment tools used to guide the collection of quality evidence, including their application in formative, summative and recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment.
      It applies to experienced practitioners responsible for the development and/or delivery of training and assessment products and services.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Diploma Vocational Education and Training TAE50116
Diploma Training Design and Development TAE50216
Certificate IV Training and Assessment TAE40116
Statement Attainment Enterprise Trainer and Assessor Skill Set TAESS00015
Statement Attainment Enterprise Trainer - Presenting Skill Set TAESS00014

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email