TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

About this Qualification

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

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.


In order to enter the program you must be a teacher, trainer or assessor in an enterprise or a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), or providing training/assessment advisory services.

Units of Competency

Core Units

  • TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes
  • TAEASS402 Assess competence
  • TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation
  • TAEDEL401 Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
  • TAEDEL402 Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
  • TAEDES401 Design and develop learning programs
  • TAEDES402 Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs
  • TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
  • TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools

Elective Units

  • BSBCMM401 Make a presentation

Update Options

Persons holding the superseded TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment can go through an RPL process in order to update to the current TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment as long as they are currently delivering training and assessment on behalf of an RTO.

Costs vary according to individual circumstances.

Course Information

Course Code


Funded training may be available under: User choice

Max time allocated: 2 years
Average completion: 8 months

Blend of self-paced online learning combined with a three day face-to-face workshop.

Eligible candidates can commence the online component of the training at any time.

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