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CATOHR PROFILE

Cato HR and its subsidiary business RPL Assist have exceptional reputations for service and quality which they have gained through working with Registered Training Organisations since 2008.

CATO HR has a focus on assisting any size or type of Registered Training Organisation to be profitable, competitive, compliant and a quality benchmark for other training organisations. It does this through the variety of services
it offers to Registered Training Organisations such as :

  •      Providing quality assurance services such as internal audits / health checks
  •      Providing informative, fun, practical professional development  workshops for trainers and assessors,
  •      Designing compliant assessment instruments,
  •      Providing truly clustered and holistic TAE materials,
  •      Assisting RTOs to cluster their learning materials and assessments,
  •      Mapping of ‘currency’ of staff

RPL Assist has been involved in many projects including assisting workers who were made redundant at Mitsubishi and Bridgestone as well as a project to assist some 200 experienced Scaffolders and Riggers, funded by the ConstructionIndustry Training Board (SA), to gain their Certificate III in Scaffolding or Rigging.  RPL Assist was awarded Second Place Winner at the 2019 3rd VPL (Validated of Prior Learning) Biennale in Germany.

The company is managed and directed by Wendy Cato who is a recognised RPL and TAE specialist / practitioner and a strong advocate of holistic and clustered training and assessment.  Wendy has over 30 years in the VET sector and worked across a number of states and territories. Wendy is a well known presenter and has delivered RPL related topics at the IVETA Conference in Fiji 2016, the 2012 – 2016 National VELG Conferences, Holmesglen  Institute of TAFE Assessment PD Program 2016 and the CAPLA (Canadian Association of Prior Learning Association) 2013 International Fall Focus Workshop (Toronto).

Wendy also manages the successful RTO Professionals Discussion Group on Linked In, which currently has approximately 6000 members. This group discusses all sorts of relevant issues happening within the VET sector. Drop by and join interesting VET conversations.

Wendy is a current practicing TAE40116  Trainer and Assessor and produces  clustered TAE40116 materials and RPL Tool Kits (passed by ASQA , VRQA and TAC) 

Wendy photoDiploma of TAE in Vocational Education & Training,
Diploma of TAE in Training Design & Development,
Diploma of Front Line Management,
Diploma of Education (Technical),
Diploma of Quality Auditing,
Diploma of Business Studies (Accounting) and
Certificate III Community Services (Disability)