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Diploma of Training Design and Development

$2000 - $3000

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The Diploma of Training Design and Development (TAE50211) reflects the roles of training developers and instructional designers who are responsible for analysing training needs and designing training solutions and products. This qualification will benefit those who design programs to meet workplace capability requirements or evaluate the effectiveness of training programs.

They may have a role in providing guidance and advice to trainers and assessors, promoting innovative practices, such as e-learning, and in researching and incorporating best practice in training and assessment into training programs and products. Therefore, the Diploma of Training Design and Development represents an expression of achievement that reflects the robustness of training design required to maintain high standards desired in the VET workforce. This qualification provides experienced training developers with a pathway to extend their VET careers..

Who should do it?

This qualification is specifically designed for those who:

  • are involved in the design and development of training programs and resources and/or
  • are responsible for evaluating the success of training and/or
  • have a role in providing guidance and advice to trainers and assessors in promoting innovative practices.

What is the MRWED Course Structure?

The Diploma of Training Design and Development is comprised of 10 Units of Competency. This includes 5 Core Units and 5 Elective Units.

MRWED presently offers the following Units:

Core units

TAEASS502B Design and develop assessment tools
TAEDES501A Design and develop learning strategies
TAEDES502A Design and develop learning resources
TAEDES505A Evaluate a training program
TAETAS501B Undertake organisational training needs analysis

Elective units

TAEASS501A Provide advanced assessment practice
TAEASS504A Develop and implement recognition strategies
Delivery and facilitation  
TAEDEL502A Provide advanced facilitation practice
TAEDES503A Design and develop e-learning resources
Professional development  
TAEPDD501A Maintain and enhance professional practice
Language, literacy and numeracy  
TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
TAERES501A Apply research to training and assessment practice

How can you study this qualification?

MRWED offers the following delivery options to complete the Diploma of Vocational Education and Training:

  • Face-to-face (through regular public courses held in our dedicated national Training and Assessment Centres)
  • Correspondence (From 1st April 2012)
  • Online (From 1st July 2012)
  • Recognition of Prior Learning
  • Custom designed courses for organisations

Regardless of the option selected, participants can obtain any required assistance throughout their course by calling MRWED Learning Support on FREECALL 1800 2 TRAIN (1800 2 87246). There are no additional charges for accessing support through either option.

How is it assessed?

In the face-to-face program, a significant amount of the assessment evidence is captured in class. However, there are additional, practical-focused projects, including some portfolio development, required post-training.

For correspondence and online students, they will work through the courseware of each unit and complete the assessment work at the end. This assessment is comprised of a combination of workbook-based questions and portfolio tasks.

For students looking to complete their qualification via a recognition pathway, a simple-to-use RPL kit is available for candidates to guide them in their collection of relevant evidence to support their claim of competency.


Face to Face

To complete the Diploma of Training Design and Development, you will be required to successfully complete 10 units of competency that are broken up over 2 weeks within the MRWED public course delivery structure. These two (2) weeks are listed in two (2) colours, a Green week and an Orange week. To complete the Diploma of Training Design and Development via a public course you will be required to attend the following:

Green week:  Thursday – Friday (2 days)

Orange week: Monday – Friday (5 days)

Simply choose your preferred dates in any of our popular MRWED Training and Assessment rooms around Australia.

Upon enrolling, students are sent a letter confirming acceptance into their chosen course detailing the dates and times for their training. Once MRWED Training and Assessment accepts your enrolment you can be confident that there won't be any unexpected surprises because MRWED Training and Assessment has a policy that we never cancel an enrolment because of a lack of participants.

MRWED Training and public courses are regularly sold out, so once you have chosen your preferred course dates we strongly recommend you get in quickly to secure your date preference


Q) What is the start and finish time?

A) The doors will be open at 8:30am for a 9am start and the course will conclude at approximately 5pm

Q) What should I bring?

A) We will provide all necessary materials such as pens, paper, assessment books and Books of readings. We will also provide a CD with versions of all of our assessment books. If you prefer to work on laptop please bring it along. We have free WIFI in all our rooms so feel free to bring along any other smart device that will aid your learning experience

Q) Is lunch provided?

A) No, we will however provide morning and afternoon Tea as well as Tea, Coffee and water throughout the day. All our centres are fitted with refrigerators and Microwaves if you choose to bring a packed lunch. Alternatively there are many fine food outlets in close walking distance to all our centres

Q) What sort of assessment work is there?

A) In the public course you will be involved in many different delivery and assessment strategies ranging from Assessment books with short answer and Multiple choice questions through to role-plays and research activities

Q) Is there a dress code for the course?

A) Neat casual dress is required

Q) How long does it take to get my Diploma?

A) upon successful completion of your final assessment work you will receive a notification from the MRWED Client services Team asking you to confirm your details within 10 working days. Once you details have been confirmed and your account has been paid, your Diploma will be sent via Australia post