Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Course Code: TAE40116
Study Area:
Training and Assessment

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass a combination of remote and flexible delivery methods. This includes interactive online tutorials, facilitated video conferencing (classroom simulation) as well as one-on-one mentoring.

Bendigo Start date:

Term Two: Week commencing 28th April 2020

Term Three: Week commencing 13th July 2020

Term Four: Week commencing 5th October 2020

Duration: 9 months (Day Course) | 9 months (Evening Course)

If you have a passion for teaching others in an educational or corporate environment the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment will give you the skills and knowledge to turn your passion into a career.

Gain insights and knowledge into:

  • Reading and interpreting qualification rules from national training packages
  • Unpacking units of competency from national training packages
  • Developing learning programs based on those units of competencies
  • Developing an understanding of language, literacy and numeracy skills for adults
  • Planning, developing and delivering training sessions to both individuals and groups
  • Planning, developing and validating assessment tools for units of competencies
  • Assessing a candidate’s ability to demonstrate competency against a unit of competency

  • Campus
    • Bendigo City Campus
    • Echuca Campus
    Course Structure
    • Full time - Classroom (Delivery Method) - 9 - Month/s


    This qualification is nationally recognised

    Possible careers
    • Successfully completing this course will enhance current professional skills.

    • Pre-training review
    • Language, literacy and numeracy assessment

    Course overview

    This is the qualification required by trainers and assessors to train and assess nationally recognised qualifications in the vocational education and training (VET) sector which includes TAFE or private registered training organisations (RTO’s). It represents a great option if you are currently employed in a role which involves training others, are looking for a career change or seeking to move into training and assessment or wish to upgrade your training and assessment qualifications.

    How to apply
    Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

    Selection process
    • Pre-training interview and Language, literacy & numeracy assessment

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

    Assessment Methods
    • Project work
    • Training facilitation
    • Written assignments
    • Practical demonstrations
    • Observation of performance

    Learning options
    • Online

    Key study areas
    The key study areas are Design – we look at the process of unpacking units of competency to determine the training need, then select units of competency based on the client’s needs for training. The next area is Language, Literacy and Numeracy – we investigate the process of determining LLN levels of learners and adjust our materials and learning to suit. This is followed by Delivery – we explore the strategies of how we can deliver to groups and one on one training in the workplace. Finally, its Assessment – exploring the development, trialling and reviewing of those assessment tools as required to determine competence against the unit of competency.

    Further study opportunities
    • After completion of the Certificate IV Training and Assessment (TAE40116) qualification, students willing to further their studies, can move onto the Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (TAE50116) qualification.


    Your fees are made up of four parts.
    1. Course enrolment type
    2. Materials
    3. Consumables
    4. Student Support Fee.   
    Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative total fee for your qualification.

    Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
    Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
    Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

    A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
    Government subsidised - average total course fee*$2,437.80
    Concession - average total course fee*$486.20
    Full fee - average total course fee*$3,978.00
    B.   Materials average fee**$30.00
    C.   Consumables average fee**$30.00
    Indicative pricing for:

    *The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
    **Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
    Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

    D.  Student Support fees
    The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students. Read more. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.

    This page was last updated on 7/04/2020 2:59 PM

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