Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Course Code
:
TAE40116
Department
:
Foundation & Pathways
Study Area(s)
:
Training and Assessment
Campus
:
ESSENDON
Course Length
:
Part-time night(9 months)

Start Date(s): July 2019 October 2019
End Date(s): April 2020 June 2020 May 2020
Days and Time:

Full Day Course -

  • Fridays with some scheduled Saturdays (full day)

    Evening Course -

  • Monday and Thursday evenings (6 to 9.30pm) with some scheduled Saturdays (full day)

    Course Overview

    If you have a passion for teaching others in an educational or corporate environment the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) 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

    This qualification, or the skill sets derived from units of competency within it, is also suitable preparation for those engaged in the delivery of training and assessment of competence in a workplace context, as a component of a structured VET program.

    Achievement of this qualification or an equivalent by trainers and assessors is a requirement of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015.

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    Core

    Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
    TAEASS401Plan assessment activities and processes40
    TAEASS402Assess competence25
    TAEASS403Participate in assessment validation35
    TAEASS502Design and develop assessment tools40
    TAEDEL401Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning30
    TAEDEL402Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace25
    TAEDES401Design and develop learning programs50
    TAEDES402Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs25
    TAELLN411Address Adult Language, Literacy And Numeracy Skills30

    Elective

    Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
    TAEDEL301Provide work skill instruction40

    How will I be assessed?

    Assessment is progressive with multiple assessment tasks to be completed for each unit of competency in the course.  Assessment tasks and methods will vary from unit to unit and may include a combination of project work, training facilitation, written assignments, short answer questions, practical demonstrations and observation of performance in your workplace.

    Additional comments

    Those entering this program must be able to demonstrate vocational competency in their proposed teaching 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.

    What will I study?

    The course will give you the skills to:

    • Read and interpret qualification rules from national training packages

    • Unpack units of competency from national training packages

    • Develop learning programs based on those units of competencies

    • Develop an understanding of language, literacy and numeracy skills for adults

    • Plan, develop and deliver training sessions to both individuals and groups

    • Plan, develop and validate assessment tools for units of competencies

    • Assess a candidate’s ability to demonstrate competency against a unit of competency

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

    Click here to find out more about our Online Service Standards.

    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 2019 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
    Indicative total tuition fee#
     
    Concession
    Indicative total tuition fee#
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    Full Fee
    Indicative total tuition fee#
     
    Non-Apprentice
    $2437.80
    $487.56
    $3978.00
    Apprentice/Trainee
    $N/A
    $N/A
    $N/A

    Table 2

    Average course
    material fees*

    $30.00

    Average course
    consumable fees*
    $30.00

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

    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. 

    2019 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 2019: $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

    Exemptions

    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
    340 340 $7.17 $1.43 $11.70

    ^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 2019. 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?

    There are a number of criteria for you to meet in order to be eligible for the concession or standard fee.  If you don’t meet those criteria you will be a full fee paying student.

    Those students who meet the eligibility criteria for government subsidised training will be enrolled under the Victorian Skills First Program, this may impact access to further government subsidised training in the future.

    Eligible for Government Funded Place:

    If you meet the eligibility criteria but DO NOT hold a current healthcare or pension card, you will pay the standard tuition fee rate.

    Concession:

    If you meet the eligibility criteria AND hold a current healthcare or pension card, you may be eligible to receive a tuition fee concession.  

    Full fee-paying student:

    Full tuition fees are applicable to students who do not meet the eligibility criteria for a government subsided place. 

    Concessions do not apply for Full Fee paying students. 

     

    Can I apply?

    Those entering this program must be able to demonstrate vocational competency in their proposed teaching 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.  To enable successful completion of the program, students are advised prior to enrolment to have:

    • At least 3 years’ experience in a vocational area they intend to teach
    • Sufficient language and literacy skills to write a range of documentation – ASCF level 4
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills – ASCF level 4
    • A good working knowledge of computer programs eg: MS Office, Email and Internet research

    Where and how can I study?

    The Cert IV TAE40116 course is delivered both at the Essendon campus and the Bendigo City campus using both face to face and online tutorials throughout the duration of the course.

    For the ‘Full Day’ course, face to face sessions are scheduled every Thursday (19 sessions) and specific Saturdays – 9am to 4.30pm (7 sessions) for a total of 26 sessions, 14 online tutorials are scheduled during the course on a Tuesday evening 6pm to 7pm (a detailed delivery schedule will be made available upon enrolment).

    For the ‘Evening Year Long’ course, face to face sessions are scheduled for every Tuesday evening - 6pm to 9.30pm (28 sessions) with full day Saturdays - 9am to 4.30pm (10 sessions), online tutorials are scheduled on a Thursday evening (6pm to 7pm) during the year (18 sessions), a detailed delivery schedule will be made available upon enrolment.

    In additional to classroom attendance, you will need to allocate 4 to 6 hours per week for additional study/readings/research outside of class time.

    What employment opportunities will I have?

    Job roles associated with this qualification relate to the delivery of training and assessment of competence within the VET sector or enterprise organisation. Possible job titles and roles relevant to this qualification include:

    • Enterprise trainer
    • Enterprise assessor
    • Registered training organisation (RTO) trainer
    • RTO assessor
    • Training adviser or training needs analyst
    • Vocational education teacher.

    What skills will I have when I complete this course?

    The course will give you the skills to:

    • Read and interpret qualification rules from national training packages
    • Unpack units of competency from national training packages
    • Develop learning programs based on those units of competencies
    • Develop an understanding of language, literacy and numeracy skills for adults
    • Plan, develop and deliver training sessions to both individuals and groups
    • Plan, develop and validate assessment tools for units of competencies
    • Assess a candidate’s ability to demonstrate competency against a unit of competency

    What qualifications will I receive?

    On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate IV Training and Assessment (TAE40116). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

    What opportunities for further studies will I have?

    After completion of the Certificate IV Training and Assessment qualification, students willing to further their studies, can move onto the level 5 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (TAE50116) qualification.

    How do I apply?

    For those potential students wanting to enrol in this course, you will need to:

    • Complete a Pre Training Review to ascertain a students level in reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy skills, an ACSF level 4 is required to be achieved by students wishing to undertake the course
    • Have access to a training environment or simulated training environment in which to conduct your workplace projects
    • Have access to the internet, knowledge of search engines
    • Have a minimum of three years vocational experience in your area of expertise
    • Applicants will also need to complete a ‘Pre Course Interview’ document and provide their current CV at the Cert IV TAE40116 Information session

    People with prior experience in training and assessment should enquire about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

    How will I be selected for this course?

    Potential students are asked to attend a 'TAE Information Session', you must complete a Pre Course Interview document, this allows the selectors to determine the suitability of the course. 

    All students undertake a Pre Training Review (BKSBLive Pre Training Review) to ensure the Certificate IV Training and Assessment (TAE40116) course is suitable and appropriate for them; students are given feedback on that review prior to enrolment.