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Like all good risk assessment processes, there is a requirement to review the control measures to evaluate their effectiveness.

In the past concerns that were real, perceived, valid and invalid were raised with how the White Card course was being delivered were overwhelmingly focused on online delivery and controls or changes were put in place in the hope of reducing these concerns.

Some forms of online delivery can be problematic, like face-to-face courses, the quality of courses (and student learning outcomes) varies from exceptional to terrible.

How are the current alternative White Card delivery strategies going?

Ammonite have been instrumental doing presentations around the country showcasing the design principles behind the platform, especially to stakeholders in the construction industry.

In particular we focus on how Ammonite's Validity and Authenticity Technology (VAT) is used to support clause 1.8 of the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) standards on effective assessments, namely:

  1. Addressing the principles of assessment including fairness, flexibility, validity and reliability

  2. Applying the rules of evidence including authenticity and validity

The assessment and resource developers in our Marketplace are consistently updating their resources and adding additional resources.

The latest changes include :

  • Update An update to the Drowning video (developer - Coba)
  • NEW Plastering resoures (developer - Ammonite)
  • Update An update to the White Card course (developer - Ammonite)
  • NEW Wall and ceiling lining resources (developer - Edubytes)
  • NEW Electrical Awareness course (developer - Training Gate)

Some people have a fear that online training is dehumanising the classroom and the learning experience. As anyone who knows us will tell you, we at Ammonite believe the exact opposite is true - online learning can make huge inroads into actually making the learning experience a very personal experience for the students and the educators.

If done correctly!