Prepare to put your industry expertise to work and become a qualified professional trainer and assessor when you study this practical and engaging course. Learn the skills behind course design, develop a flair for engaging delivery and get set to skill the workforce of the future.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Design and develop learning programs
Identify student needs and tailor training delivery
Plan assessment activities and processes
Organise and facilitate learning in your workplace to share your industry expertise
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Confidence to network with your peers and other professionals
Skills to use case study scenarios from your workplace for real-world application
Qualification to teach and assess vocational education and training (VET) in Australia
Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
Vocational competency in your proposed teaching and assessment area, as evidenced by a transcript of your nationally recognised qualification
Your resume, highlighting your experience in the area you would like to teach and assess
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Experience working in an industry directly related to your teaching area
The ability to work with others and are comfortable reporting to a manager or supervisor
Strong communication skills with great presentation skills (advanced language and literacy skills)
Confidence with technology and able to access and navigate the internet, use word processing and presentation software
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like:
Vocational Education Teachers teach one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at technical and further education (TAFE) institutes, polytechnics and other training institutes to tertiary students for vocational education and training purposes.
Other jobs include: Enterprise trainer or assessor, Learning product developer, RTO trainer or assessor and Workplace trainer or assessor
This qualification is the minimum requirement to teach in the vocational sector as mandated by the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 10 Units of competency , including 9 core and 1 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
TAFE NSW Libraries
Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential
Smarthinking - online access to a tutor
LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills
Student associations – get social with our student community
On campus, online and blended study environments; at TAFE NSW your learning works with your lifestyle. Heart your favourites, compare courses and discover what works for you.