Aspire products include

Learner Guides

  • Available by unit of competency
  • Developed by VET practitioners and subject matter experts
  • Written to the required AQF level, with content mapped to the elements, performance criteria, performance evidence and knowledge evidence of the unit of competency
  • Includes realistic and current workplace examples and case studies to provide real-life context of topics covered
  • Practice Tasks allow the learner to apply their newfound knowledge and skills
  • Summaries at the end of each topic review key learning topics
  • Learning Checkpoint questions allow students to test their knowledge of each topic
  • Available in print, eBook or subscription
  • eBooks available through MyConnect

NEW eLearning Resources

NEW eLearning resources available for Early Childhood Education and Care qualifications

  • CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care


For the Learner:

  • Comprehensive learning content
  • A variety of self-grading assessments, quizzes, multiple choice, case studies and short answer questions
  • Discussion forums that facilitate dialogue between learner and trainer
  • Learners can monitor their overall progress of their assessment attempts as well as view their completed assessment grades.
  • Co-developed with award winning One World for Children’s childcare practitioners and trainers


For the Trainer:

  • Access to Trainer only resources, including PowerPoint slides, Delivery Plans, Mapping and suggested solutions to the Final Assessment
  • Monitor and review learner progress against the unit of competency at both individual and class levels
  • Colour coded data helps identify learner problem areas

Assessment Support Packs

  • Aspire’s Assessment Support Packs (ASP) provides trainers and assessors with all the resources and tools required to assess a learner’s competency.
  • Formative and summative assessments are provided in Microsoft Word format for easy customisation.
  • There is an ASP for every Aspire Learner Guide.


When you purchase an Assessment Support Pack, you will receive the following:

For the Student:

  • Practice Assessment Workbook
  • Final Assessment Workbook
  • Supporting documents and templates


For the Trainer/Assessor:

  • Introduction manual
  • Practice Assessment Workbook
  • Practice Assessment Marking Guide
  • Final Assessment Workbook
    • Questions
    • Project
    • Observation
  • Final Assessment Marking Guide
  • Talk with Others discussion topics
  • Third Party Report
  • Mapping
  • PowerPoint slides
  • Delivery Plans


Introduction Manual
(for the trainer/assessor)

  • Instructs the trainer and/or assessor on how to use the ASP
  • Provides an overview of the Practice Assessments
  • Provides an overview of the Final Assessment

Practice Assessments and Marking Guide

Practice Assessment Workbook (for the learner)

  • The Practice Assessment Workbook contains the formative assessments from the Learner Guide in one learner workbook, including all the Practice Tasks, Case Studies and Learning Checkpoint questions
  • Provides the learner with instructions for completing each task
  • Contains additional Talk with Others questions to spur additional discussion
  • Features a mix of assessment activities, including multiple choice, matching pairs, short answer, case study responses and true or false questions
  • The workbook can be reproduced as often as required
  • Provided in Microsoft Word format, allowing the trainer/assessor to customise assessment questions and tasks to suit learners


Practice Assessment Marking Guide (for the trainer/assessor)

  • The Practice Assessment Marking Guide includes suggested responses for all Practice Task and Learning Checkpoint questions
  • It also provides suggested responses to the Talk with Others discussion topics
  • Assessments are mapped on an Excel spreadsheet. This allows the trainer/assessor to update the mapping document to match any customisation

Final Assessments and Marking Guide

Final Assessment Workbook (for the learner)

  • The Final Assessment Workbook contains the summative assessments – a combination of assessment questions, Project tasks and/or Observation activities
  • The Assessment Plan lists the assessments to be completed for each unit
  • It includes assessment task cover sheets and detailed instructions on how to complete each assessment.
  • The trainer/assessor records the outcome of each assessment task on the Record of Outcome document


Final Assessment Marking Guide (for the trainer/assessor)

  • The Final Assessment Marking Guide includes suggested responses for each Final Assessment task
  • Assessments are mapped on an Excel spreadsheet. This allows the trainer/assessor to update the mapping document to match any customisation

Project and Supporting Documents

Project Task (for the learner)

  • The Project requires the learner to demonstrate their skills and knowledge of the unit
  • It includes detailed instructions on how to complete each task within the Project
  • The Project record sheet sets the scenario for the project and is used by the trainer/assessor to record learner competence in the unit


Supporting documents (for the learner)

  • Supporting documents are provided for the learner where required to complete a task from the Final Assessment
  • These may include workplace documents and policies, templates, reports, sample files and checklists

Observation and Third Party Report

Observation (for the trainer/assessor)

  • The Observation checklist includes detailed instructions on what tasks and skills the learner should be observed undertaking
  • The Observation task can be conducted in the classroom, during work placement or in a simulated work environment
  • The Observation record sheet is completed by the trainer/assessor as the Observation task is completed by the learner


Third Party Report (for the workplace supervisor)

  • If the trainer/assessor does not observe the learner during work placement, a Third Party Report can be completed by a workplace supervisor
  • The Third Party report lists details of each task to be demonstrated by the learner during work placement
  • It outlines important guidelines and instructions to the workplace supervisor on how to complete the Third Party report in the workplace

Mapping

Mapping (for the trainer/assessor)

  • The Mapping spreadsheet maps the learning content, assessments and PowerPoint slides to the elements, performance criteria, performance evidence and knowledge evidence of the unit of competency
  • The mapping is provided in Microsoft Excel format, allowing the trainer/assessor to customise the mapping based on customisations

PowerPoint Slides

PowerPoint slides (for the trainer/assessor)

  • The PowerPoint slides contain key images, tables, charts and diagrams used throughout the Learner Guide
  • They also include additional questions to generate interactive, class-based discussions
  • External links are inserted in the slides to foster additional learning
  • The slides complement the training delivery and save the trainer preparation time
  • The slides are provided in Microsoft PowerPoint, allowing the trainer to customise them such as including additional content or branding with the organisation’s logo
  • Our PowerPoint Slides are also available to purchase separately per competency

Delivery Plans

Delivery Plans (for the trainer/assessor)

  • Delivery Plans support the Training and Assessment Strategies (TAS)
  • They provide estimated timeframes for delivering training as well as suggested training strategies and topics for discussion
  • They contain the topics covered in the Learner Guide, provide time allocations per topic, include references to the PowerPoint slides, feature suggested resources as well as reading references, activities, role-plays, brainstorming and discussion points
  • The Delivery Plans are provided in Microsoft Word format, allowing the trainer to customise them to suit their own delivery format, session timings and training strategies

Student Workplace Journals

Student Workplace Journals

Available for:

  • CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care


  • The Student Workplace Journal is for students to record and reflect on activities undertaken as part of their work placement in a childcare service
  • Self-reflection tables for students to record professional skills with space for the supervisor to add their comments
  • Features an example of a resumé that shows students how to express their skills, knowledge, and experience
  • A customisable document that can be easily adapted to suit your learners
  • A once-off purchase that can be reproduced as often as required