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Master Mentoring: Integrating Foundation Skills into Training and Assessment Design

31 May 2022
Recording of Zoom Meeting

Please note: This second session in our Master Mentoring  program has now occurred. However you can still purchase the recording independently or as part of the bundle.


Training and assessment of foundation skills is not just for those who teach from the FSK Training Package!

They are pivotal to all we do as trainers/assessors whatever training package we work with.

Foundation skills are essential for successful participation in all types of work, education and community life. The term ‘foundation skills’ has been adopted at a national level to describe the generic skills that underpin the development and application of more specific skills named in units of competency.

This 90-minute webinar provides a 6-step process to identifying and integrating foundation skills into the design of training and assessment activities, which seek to enhance the skills needed by learners to work, live and learn.

Key topics/outcomes from in this webinar:

  • Explaining the importance of foundation skills
  • Describing the evolution of foundation skills in Australia
  • Identifying the benefits of examining the foundation skills found in a unit of competency
  • Stating the compliance implications for not covering foundation skills
  • Describing the 6-step process to identifying and integrating foundation skills into training and assessment activities.

NB. Can't make the session?
We send out all electronic resources to registrants within 48 hours of the session closure. All Velg Training Webinars are scheduled in AEST (QLD time) - please check your timezone before logging onto the online training session.

Date & Time

Tuesday 31 May 2022
2.00pm - 3:30pm (AEST: QLD)

Other timezones:
2.00pm - 3:30pm  (AEST: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS)
1:30pm - 3:00pm (ACST: SA)
1:30am - 3:00pm (ACST: NT)
12.00pm - 1.30pm (AWST: WA)

Who should attend

Anybody looking to ensure their training and assessment adequately addresses foundation skills: 

  • Trainers
  • Assessors
  • Training Managers
  • Instructional Designers
  • Content and Resource Developers
  • Curriculum Team Members

What to expect

Presented by our Master of Training and Assessment (Marc Ratcliffe), you will be provided with the following resources after the event:

  • PowerPoint (in PDF format)
  • Recording of the webinar (three months access)
  • Any additional supportive resource/s
  • Electronic Statement of Attendance


Marc Ratcliffe


Marc Ratcliffe is a multi-award-winning trainer, author and education entrepreneur. He is the CEO and founder of MRWED Training and Assessment, a private RTO that specialises in Trainer Training. He is a strong advocate for "edu-tainment" and believes that learner involvement and fun are integral to student success.  He has delivered over 300 training and assessment courses since 2000 and continues to be an in-demand conference speaker and workshop facilitator, having presented at more than 50 conferences in a dozen countries in the past decade and was recently named as the winner of the “Best Training and Development Leadership” Award for 2017 at the World Training and Development Congress in Mumbai.

Opportunities to interact

  • Use a microphone to speak with trainer/attendees
  • Turn video on to see others
  • Raise your 'virtual hand' to engage in discussion
  • Share your thoughts via online chat window
  • Opportunity to break out into Zoom groups for discussion
  • Answer online polls that provide instant group feedback

NB. If you would like to send chat questions to the presenter Marc Ratcliffe before the session, please email

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