Course Code
Foundation & Pathways
Study Area(s)
Training and Assessment
Course Length
Part-time day(6 months)
Part-time night(6 months)

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Course Overview

If you love interacting with other people and you're passionate about what you do, why not take the next step in your career and become a professional trainer. This course is offered to individuals wishing to gain the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. This training and assessment course is designed to develop your skills and knowledge to perform the role of a trainer, facilitator or assessor in the workplace and in Registered Training Organisations (RTOs).

The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE) will provide you with the skills to:

  • Read and interpret qualification rules and determine licensing requirements and prerequisites
  • Tailor units of competency and package units into a qualification to meet a client's training needs
  • Plan, organise and facilitate training sessions within a workplace to confidently train groups and individuals
  • Assess a learner's competence

The is a part-time course over 6 months. You have the choice of day classes (1 day/week) or evening classes( 2 evenings/week), as well as additional tutorial support sessions. You are also required for 2 Saturdays. 

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Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
TAEASS401BPlan Assessment Activities And Processes20
TAEASS402BAssess competence15
TAEASS403BParticipate in assessment validation20
TAEDEL401APlan, organise and deliver group based learning30
TAEDEL402APlan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace25
TAEDES401ADesign and develop learning programs50
TAEDES402AUse training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs25


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
TAEASS502BDesign And Develop Assessment Tools30
TAEDEL301AProvide work skill instruction40
TAELLN411Address Adult Language, Literacy And Numeracy Skills30

How will I be assessed?

There are a varity of assessment activities including presentations/practical demonstration, written assignments, project work and role plays.

What will I study?

The course comprises 10 units: Please refer to module listing for unit details.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.


For Business and Industry

We offer our business and industry clients customised workforce training, flexible delivery (when and where it suits you) and onsite assessments.

Call us on 1300 615 141 or contact us online for an obligation free consultation.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2017 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
Government Subsidised
Average annual course fee#
Average annual course fee#
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Full Fee
Average annual course fee#

Table 2

Material Fees
per SC hour :
Consumable Fees
per SC hour :

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
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.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

2017 Student Services Fee (Table 3)

 Type of cohort:
Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2017: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None


The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
315 265 $4.00 $0.80 $7.50

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2017. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Course costs are indicative of tuition fees only. Additional costs for resources will be advised on enquiry.

Can I apply?

If you are wanting to undertake this course, you will need to have:

  • completed studies to Year 12 secondary school level or be a mature age student
  • the ability to communicate clearly when speaking and writing in English
  • well developed computer skills in word processing and internet use
  • access to a training environment
  • access to the internet
  • a vocational area of expertise

People with prior experience in training and assessment should enquire about Skills Recognition.

Where and how can I study?

This program is offered at Essendon Campus or at Bendigo City Campus.

Future dates to be advised.

What employment opportunities will I have?

The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is designed to provide the necessary skills in training and assessment for the VET sector and is the mandated qualification, for teaching at TAFE or a private Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

This qualification provides the skills for workplace trainers in the delivery and assessment of a variety of courses including short courses or non- accredited courses.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills and knowledge in training and assessment and of the Vocational Education and Training sector.

What qualifications will I receive?

You will be awarded the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

You can go on to complete the Diploma of Vocational Training and Assessment, Diploma of Training Design and Development, Graduate Certificate in Digital Education or a Graduate Certificate in Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice.

How do I apply?

To be selected for this course, you will need to attend an interview and undertake  a Pre-Training Review including Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment to ensure that this training is suitable and appropriate for you.

How will I be selected for this course?

You will need to attend an information session and complete your Pre-Training Review ( inlcuding LLN assessment) in order to be considered for this course.

Please complete the course enquiry or course enrolment section to receive an invitation to the next information session.