Skills Assessment Australia (SAA) provides learners' guides and textbooks within the Training and Assessment (TAE) sector, and assistance with compliance, development and growth to Australian Registered Training Organisations (RTOs).



SAA publishes several training and education textbooks for use by students and RTOs delivering TAE qualifications and units, including the popular "Training the Trainer" textbook by Carl Mocnik:


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Training the Trainer: Attaining the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
by Carl Mocnik
Second edition updated for 2020
Perfect bound: 325 pages



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NEW!  Training Design and Leadership: Attaining the TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training & TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development
by Carl Mocnik
Perfect bound: 492 pages


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RTO start-ups:  There are many consultants who can help Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) create VET sector systems and tools that are compliant with the Standards for RTOs 2015. However, to be successful, these must be designed by an experienced RTO professional who understands the necessary balance between compliance, risk, and profit... [Read more]

RTO scale-ups: Consulting, mentoring and insight. Many businesses fail to reach their potential because the founders lack the experience needed to identify and implement the right strategic moves to enable the next step-change in their business. RTOs benefit from assistance in becoming energised on their future prospects, creating a clear vision on a way forward towards growth, and identifying and making the right execution decisions... [Read more]


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