EPT322 Training in Workplaces (8)


In this subject students will learn how to train and assess individuals or small groups in workplaces through demonstration and instruction. They will do this within the context of a particular organisation and its policy and regulatory frameworks. Students will explore, apply and critique a range of theories relating to workplace learning and analyse the place of training in business. A practicum of 50 hours is included in this subject. This subject will include content from key Units of Competency from the TAE40110 Training Package.

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Session 1
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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Education

Enrolment restrictions

This subject is not available to students who hold a Certificate IV in Training & Assessment TAA40104 or TAE40110.
This subject is not available to students who have completed EMC201 or EMC220 or EMC440 or EPT210 or EPT423 or EEB321.
Incompatible subject(s)Related subject(s)
EEB321 EMC201 EMC220 EMC440 EPT210 EPT423 EEB321 this subject has shared content

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify and work with the range of stakeholders who have involvement in and responsibility for training in workplaces
  • appreciate and advocate for the place of training in assisting business effectiveness
  • be able to deliver and assess training in a workplace context
  • appreciate principles of Recognition programs in workplaces
  • be able to discuss a range of workplace learning theories
  • be able to carry out a training needs analyses
  • be able to prepare training plans including those appropriate for workbased apprentices and trainees or other workers


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • - Training and learning in workplaces
  • - Nationally recognised training in enterprises
  • - Researching the workplace environment
  • - Training Needs Analysis (TNA)
  • - Improving workplace performance
  • - Theories about learning in the workplace
  • - The training cycle in the workplace
  • - The context for workplace training delivery
  • - Organising and planning workplace training
  • - Delivering workplace training sessions
  • - Evaluating workplace training
  • - Workplace learning
  • - Providing an environment that facilitates learning
  • - Evaluating workbased learning sequences
  • - The effects of workplace context on workers? learning
  • - Assessing learner performance
  • - Validating the training
  • PRACTICUM REQUIREMENTS - 50 hours made up of the following:
  • - Teaching/Assessing approximately 15 hours
  • - Observing/investigating approximately 15 hours
  • - Training development/administration approximately 20 hours

Work Place Learning

This subject contains a Compulsory Workplace Learning component of 6 days duration. There are 50 hours of practicum for EPT322 is made up of the following components:
• Teaching/Assessing – approximately 15 hours
• Observing/investigating – approximately 15 hours
• Training development/administration – approximately 20 hours


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.