Trainer Employment Policy

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Authorised by:
Wayne Tonner
Last Reviewed:
May 23, 2023

Policy Statement

Asset Training employs persons that are suitably qualified for their role including but not limited to training and assessment and hold the qualifications of the courses that they are to train.

Asset Training Trainers/Assessors should have the vocational competence to ensure operational performance requirements can be met and will be required to undertake professional development to ensure continued competence.


All Trainers/Assessors employed or contracted by Asset Training must hold the minimum qualification requirements set out in the training packages or accredited course that they are engaged to teach. These qualifications must be verified, and competence confirmed prior to appointment.

All staff recruitment, selection and induction processes are to be apparent, promote equity practices and demonstrate the company’s commitment to the provision of current and relevant education services.

Qualification Requirements

All Trainer/Assessors are required to hold a teaching qualification or at a minimum trainer and assessor qualifications. In addition, Trainer/Assessors are required to have demonstrated competence in the area they assess. This may be demonstrated by equivalence where a qualification similar to the one being taught is held, or to a higher level.

Steps to ensure trainer competency.

1.     Asset Training trainers must hold a minimum of the Certificate IV – Training and Assessment TAE40110 with TAELLN411 & TAEASS502, TAE40116, or TAE40122

2.     Asset Training trainers must hold the qualifications of any course they are to train.

3.     It is expected that an Asset Trainer will have no less than two to three years industry experience in any of the training course work areas they are to train.

4.     Asset Training provides regular personal development training for its trainers. This will include refresher training in the qualifications they train to maintain trainer currency as well as attending additional training, user group conferences or webinars to gain further training techniques and industry updates to maintain their training currency.


On appointment, a file is raised for each new staff member that contains all correspondence, the member’s curriculum vitae, certified copies of the member’s qualifications and any other relevant material including record of interview. Access to these files is limited to the appropriate Manager.

On appointment all Asset Training staff will be required to complete a company Induction with specific modules associated with their role.

Professional Development

On commencement of employment or contract, each member of staff at Asset Training is encouraged to pursue professional development activities outside the organisation and to participate in internal activities. For more information relating to Professional Development, please refer to Asset Training’s Professional Development Policy.


It shall be the responsibility of the Chief Executive Officer and Training Centre Manager to ensure that the requirements of this policy are complied with. This policy shall be reviewed on a regular basis to ensure that it continues to comply with relevant state or federal legislation or regulation.