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Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

  • National Course Code: TAE40116
  • TAFE NSW code: TAE40116-01V01-22BKS-003

Location – Bankstown


Full Time



Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

20 Hours per week


18 weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer

Course Details

Put your industry expertise to work and get qualified as a professional trainer when you study the nationally accredited Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. Learn the skills behind course design, develop the flair for engaging delivery and get set to skill the workforce of the future.


Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Design and develop learning programs
  • Identify student needs and tailor training delivery
  • Plan assessment activities and processes
  • Assess competence
  • Organise and facilitate learning in your workplace to share your industry expertise


Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Self-directed and self-motivated
  • Comfortable working with others and reporting to a manager or supervisor
  • Comfortable presenting to small and large groups
  • Adaptable to change and challenges


Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally accredited trainer qualification at Certificate IV level - the minimum requirement to teach and assess vocational education and training (VET) in Australia

Career opportunities

  • Enterprise trainer or assessor
  • RTO trainer or assessor
  • Workplace trainer or assessor
  • Learning product developer


Take your career further with the:

  • Diploma of Vocational Training and Education
  • Diploma of Training Design and Development

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.


To be eligible for this course, you need to demonstrate the following:

  • Vocational competency in your proposed teaching and assessment area, as evidenced through an academic transcript
  • A nationally recognised qualification, as evidenced through an academic transcript
  • Your resume, highlighting your experience in the area you would like to teach and assess

Please provide an application question for apply enrolment method entry requirements

  • Are you able to provide certified copies of your nationally recognised qualification/s?
  • Are you able to provide your resume, highlighting your experience in the area you would like to teach and assess?


This qualification is the minimum requirement to teach in the vocational sector as mandated by the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015.


To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Experience in 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
    If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.


This is a full time combination course. You must attend approximately 20 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 15-20 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.

The course will run 3 days a week for 18 weeks.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with day classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.


This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?


Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes
TAEASS402 Assess competence
TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation
TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools
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
Elective Units
Number Title
TAEDEL301 Provide work skill instruction

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Trainer, Enterprise Trainer and Assessor, Learning Product Developer, Assessor (Training), Enterprise Trainer

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Phone 131 601

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