TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

This qualification reflects the roles of individuals delivering training and assessment services in the vocational education and training (VET) sector.

TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is the minimum qualification required to work as a trainer/assessor in a structured training environment such as TAFE or a Private RTO. It is also suitable for individuals who provide on-the-job instruction in a workplace environment, (i.e. delivering one-on-one training to apprentices or coaching and mentoring other staff). Successful participants will also be qualified to conduct workplace assessments and skill audits.

Employment opportunities with this qualification are:

  • Trainer in the vocational education and training (VET) sector
  • Assessor

What will you achieve from completing this course:

  • A nationally recognised TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Skills and knowledge required to train and assess in the vocational education and training (VET) sector

What you need to know about this course:

  • Students can enrol at the beginning of each cluster

Cluster 1 – Design Learning Programs
Cluster 2 – Assessment
Cluster 3 – Training Delivery and Facilitation

  • New students are expected to attend a mandatory college orientation before course commencement. Orientation times and dates will be advised after enrolment
  • You will need to plan for approximately 8-10 hours per week at home (dependent on your training and assessment experience) to complete assessment tasks
  • There is no training during school holidays
  • Private Facebook groups are used to share resources and learning
  • Resources are provided by SGSCC
  • Student lounge available
  • WiFi available

What resources do you need to study from home?

  • A computer with internet access
  • Email access
  • Facebook account

Course entry requirements:

  • Those entering this program must be able to demonstrate vocational competency in their proposed training and assessing area. Vocational competency is defined as broad industry knowledge and experience and may include, but is not limited to, holding a relevant unit of competency or qualification. You will need to provide proof of your vocational competency on enrolment, e.g. a copy of your qualification and transcript.
  • Unique Student Identifier (can be arranged through SGSCC)
  • Access to a computer, internet, and Facebook account (for private class communication and access to learning resources)
  • Effective language, literacy and numeracy skills to plan, research and write a range of documentation and present information. You are required to complete an SGSCC English language, literacy and numeracy assessment to determine that you have sufficient skills to succcessfully complete the course.

Units of Competency you will be studying:

Cluster 1: Design Learning Programs

  1. TAEDES401 Design and develop learning programs
  2. TAEDES402 Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs
  3. TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

Cluster 2: Assessment

  1. TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes
  2. TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools
  3. TAEASS402 Assess competence
  4. TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation

Cluster 3: Training Delivery and Facilitation

  1. TAEDEL401 Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
  2. TAEDEL402 Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
  3. BSBCMM401 Make a presentation

Do you need to complete any work placement hours?

  • No, this course offers a simulated learning environment with SGSCC

Will you need to sit for any exams?

  • No. This is a competency-based course
  • Tell us, then show us you understand and are able to implement the learning you have received
  • You will be required to competently complete assessment tasks for all 10 units of learning

Assessments are made up by a range of:

  • Case studies
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Demonstration
  • Presentation
  • Questions & answers

To be deemed competent:

  • You will receive clear assessment instructions
  • You must complete all assessments to a satisfactory standard as set by your trainer
  • These are assessed by your trainer
  • Opportunities will be provided for trainers to support students and to resubmit their assessments if required

Eligibility for Subsided Training under the Smart & Skilled Training Program

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government under the Smart & Skilled Training Program. To be eligible you must be

  • an Australian Citizen/Perm Resident/NZ citizen/humanitarian visa holder
  • aged 15 years or older, and
  • live or work in New South Wales, and
  • no longer be at school or equivalent

See Smart & Skilled page for further information

Eligibility for “Skilling for Recovery” - Fee-Free nationally accredited training

Skilling for Recovery is a NSW Government initiative to deliver JobTrainer funding in NSW. It provides free certificate, diploma and short course training to eligible applicants. If you meet the Smart & Skilled Program eligibility above and one of the following you could complete this course fee free:

  • Unemployed (with or without a benefit); or
  • At risk of unemployment; or
  • 17-24 years old (employed or not)

See Skilling for Recovery page for further information.

Your course fees and payment options:

  • $1,850 (maximum Smart and Skilled student fee)
  • $4,000 (fee for those who are ineligible for Smart and Skilled)
  • Pay in full or interest-free monthly payment plan available
  • By Cash, EFTPOS, Visa or MasterCard

Delivery Overview: 

  • Delivery Option 1: Saturday fortnightly 9.30am-4pm for 1 year, classroom delivery
  • Delivery Option 2: Wednesday or Friday weekly 9.30am-4pm for 2 terms, classroom delivery
  • Delivery Option 3: Saturday fortnightly 9.30am-4pm for 1 year, online
  • Student Intake: At the beginning of each cluster

Time for you to enrol:

The WorkSkills team are available to take your enquiry or enrolment on 02 8543 7412 during business hours, or at the Jannali Office Reception (Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm)