Course FAQs

Where do I start?

Click here to watch (http://aot.edu.au/student/induction/story_html5.html) the AOT Course Induction (http://aot.edu.au/student/induction/story_html5.html) Before you can begin your course you must first click the I Accept Course Acknowledgement button. Your course is designed to work from top to bottom. It is made of 3 sections: * Information * Simulated workplace * Units of competency In the Information section read the Welcome page before commencing your units. Get familiar ...

Literacy, Language and Numeracy (LLN) Course

**Literacy, Language and Numeracy (LLN) Course** If you are a new learner, enrolled in an accredited qualification, you will be required to complete the literacy, language and numeracy (LLN) course before you can start your enrolled course. The 'Open Course' button for your enrolled course will not become available until you complete the LLN assessment. This LLN assessment is made up of multiple choice questions at your course level. It has been designed to help you and your trainer/assessor ...

What is Global Star Enterprises (GSE)?

**What is Global Star Enterprises (GSE)?** Your course material is supported by a simulated workplace called Global Star Enterprises (GSE). GSE is used as a basis for some of the content and assessments in AOT’s course. If you are not currently working, not working in the field you wish to be, or simply do not wish to use your current workplace as a basis of answering workplace based scenario assessments, you can base your answers on GSE. GSE will allow you to experience a company environmen...

What is a Simulated Workplace?

**What is a Simulated Workplace?** Your course material is supported by a simulated workplace or virtual world called Global Star Enterprises (GSE). GSE is used as a basis for some of the content and assessments for your course. This workplace will provide you with a medium to demonstrate your skills and knowledge within an actual work environment if you do not currently have a workplace or wish to use it. The documents on the GSE intranet are provided as part of the course material. The asse...

Global Star Enterprises (GSE) Intranet

**What is the Global Star Enterprises (GSE) Intranet?** Your course material is supported by a simulated workplace called Global Star Enterprises (GSE). GSE is used as a basis for some of the content and assessments in AOT’s course. If you are not currently working, not working in the field you wish to be, or do not wish to use your current workplace as a basis of answering workplace based scenario assessments, you can base your answers on GSE. GSE will allow you to experience a company envir...

How do I apply for a credit transfer?

**How do I apply for a credit transfer?** **Information** * AOT will assess your credit transfer application to ensure it meets with the relevant training package rules of the course you are currently enrolled. * You will be required to provide a combination of the following information to support your credit transfer application: * Qualification certificate; both front page and transcript of results (list of each individual unit you completed) * Statement of Attainment / Tran...

How do I apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)?

Recognition of Prior Learning, also referred to as RPL, is an assessment only process that assesses an individual's formal and informal learning to determine the extent to which that individual has achieved the required learning outcomes, or standards for entry to, and/or partial or total completion of, a VET qualification To apply for RPL you will need to follow these steps: * Consider which unit/s you wish to apply for RPL * Book an RPL interview appointment in the AOT Appointy calenda...

How do I read the learning content?

**How do I navigate through the learning content?** Watch and listen to the instructions before commencing your first unit it will show you how to navigate through the learning content. Save

Where can I find the content textbook?

**Where can I find the content textbook?** In most of the unit's content, you will find the textbook by going to your learning content, scroll down the menu to Resources. Click this to show the textbook button which allows you to download a PDF copy of the content for you to print or read offline.. You can also find your textbook in the course menu beneath the learning content item. Save

What order do I complete units in?

**What order do I complete units in?** Complete each unit in the order shown in your individual training plan that was emailed to you at the time of enrolment. Generally, this is starting with the top unit in your course and working your way down. We very strongly recommend completing your units one at a time. Do not move on to the next unit until you have submitted all the assessments in the unit you are currently working on. If you have not received your Individual Training plan, please ...

AOT Study Tips

Study tips * Set yourself study goals. * You should find a quiet place to work without distractions from things like television, family, or roommates. * Turn your mobile phone off or put it on silent. * Don’t get distracted and start surfing the internet for other things. * Consider ergonomics, ensure you are comfortable at your workstation and have good lighting. * Reward yourself every time you achieve a study goal. * Book as many mentoring sessions as you li...

AOT Study Planner and Calculator

You may wish to download and use the AOT Study Planner and Calculator to set your study goals and help you keep on track. Click here for a tutorial on how to use this spreadsheet. (http://aot.edu.au/student/info/Study_Planner_Calculator/story.html) AOT Study Planner and Calculator (http://www.aot.edu.au/student/info/AOT_Study_Planner.xlsx)