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.


Term Two

Campus: Bendigo City

Start date: 28 April 2021

End date:12 February 2022

Days:Monday and Wednesday (Evening course)

Time: 6.00pm - 9.30pm

Duration:10 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 candidates ability to demonstrate competency against a unit of competency


If you are aged 17-24 or looking for work, you may be eligible for 80% discount on the tuition fee through JobTrainer. JobTrainer is only available until June 2021.  It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233).

Normally a Skills First (eligible) student is only entitled to one Free TAFE fee waiver. However, you may be able to enrol in a second Free TAFE course under JobTrainer, even if you have previously used your Free TAFE entitlement.


No ‘two at level in a lifetime’ limit
Even if you’ve studied at a certain level before, you can still be eligible for a second course at the same level with JobTrainer


No upskilling requirement
You may be able to get an exemption if you don’t meet the upskilling requirement.

  • Bendigo City Campus
Course Structure
  • Part time - Classroom (Delivery Method)- 10 - 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 (RTOs). 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 clients 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, trialing 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
Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses.
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*$2,271.20
Concession - average total course fee*$486.20
Full fee - average total course fee*$3,774.00
B.   Materials average fee**$122.40
C.   Consumables average fee**$215.00
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 3/03/2021 12:46 PM

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