TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

About the course

TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is designed for people who want to work within the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector and the Australian Qualification Framework as trainers and assessors. To start this course you must have:

  • Subject expertise in the field in which you want to train and assess
  • English language and literacy skills sufficient to take part in training and assessment
  • Computer literacy and access to a computer and the internet for research, accessing documents and templates from portable media and using email for communication

Computer usage is provided in the classroom for reference to internet sites and templates. To gain the full qualification you will need to satisfactorily complete all the units listed below including all required assessments and other evidence requirements. Where a learner does not satisfactorily complete the full qualification (for whatever reason), a statement of attainment will be issued for those units that have been fully completed to a satisfactory level.

This qualification will be delivered in a classroom environment by a qualified industry skilled trainer at Western Sydney Skills Hub at North Parramatta. Address – 410 Church St, Level 3, Suite 34, North Parramatta, NSW 2151 or via video conferencing system e.g. Zoom.

NSW Govt Funding

NSW Govt funding may be available for this qualification for eligible candidates. Please visit www.smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au to do a preliminary check of your eligibility. Alternatively, you can complete the Application Form and send it to admin@parramattacollege.com.au. Make sure you save the completed application form in PDF before emailing.

Please do not enrol online if you find yourself eligible for NSW Govt subsidy. Just send us the completed enrolment form (https://www.parramattacollege.com.au/enrol), a copy of your Centrelink Statement if you receive Commonwealth Welfare benefit and a copy of your photo ID. We will then let you know how much subsidy you are entitled to.

Units of competency covered

This course covers the following units of competency from the Training and Education Training Package, delivered in three clusters:

Core units

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 unit

BSBCMM401 Make a presentation

For more information about the above units, please visit www.training.gov.au.

Delivery strategies

This course is focused on developing skills in vocational education and training and will allow students to gain real experience in the classroom, practice in small groups of up to 16 students, and undertake holistic assessments based on current work practices. It is expected that a full time study load will involve up to 20 hours a week of study. Delivery strategies include:

  • Classroom or video conference delivery by experienced and industry skilled trainers
  • Simulated experience on a weekly basis
  • Self-paced trainer led activities to reinforce, extend and reflect on what has been learnt in class

The delivery format is as follows:

For further details and enrolment, please click on the individual cluster.

Cluster 1 Designing Training

Regular delivery format: 3 sessions delivered over three weeks (preferably during the weekend)
4 weeks gap after Cluster 1 for your home study and assessment preparation

Cluster 2 Delivering Training

Regular delivery format: 6 sessions delivered over six weeks (preferably during the weekend)
4 weeks gap after Cluster 2 for your home study and assessment preparation

Cluster 3 Assessments

Regular delivery format: 7 sessions delivered over seven weeks (preferably during the weekend)
You have up to 6 weeks after Cluster 3 for your home study and assessment preparation.

If you require extra time for assessment submission, please let your trainer/assessor know by sending an email.

Assessment strategies

A range of assessment methods are used to collect evidence from learners. These methods include:

  • Direct observation in a work environment by a Trainer/ Assessor of this course
  • Portfolio of evidence assessed by a Trainer/ Assessor of this course. This portfolio would include indirect evidence such as log books (witnessed by work practice supervisor); workbooks completed at the students' own time, and other evidence such as learner-produced
  • Self-observation
  • Third-party reports from supervisors or other professional workers at an RTO as required
  • Critical Reflections of work undertaken in demonstrating skills
  • Role plays and workplace simulation exercises where demonstration of skills cannot be achieved within the workplace
  • Presentation of information in the workplace or in a simulated work environment
  • Written reports and
  • Knowledge based exercises which demonstrate key knowledge across subjects in the form of quizzes or short answer exercises.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The Parramatta College recognises that some learners may have already delivered training as part of their job or as a trainer. If you believe you can provide sufficient evidence (according to the rules of evidence – see Standard 1.8 – 1.12 under the Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015) of your current experience and/or relevant qualifications that match the competency requirements of any of the units in this course, please consult with the Education Manager prior to enrolment to apply for recognition. The RPL application will be reviewed by a qualified trainer/assessor. Please note that applying for RPL may not automatically result in issuing of the qualification or statement of attainment. No refund will be made if the RPL assessment results in a partial qualification or no qualification. However, you have the right to appeal for a review of the RPL decision. Please download a copy of our Student Handbook (https://www.parramattacollege.com.au/enrol) for further information.

Employment outcomes

People who have completed TAE40116 may be able to work as a trainer and assessor in a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), or at a workplace. People wishing to train the TAE40116, will need to get a training and assessment qualification higher than the TAE40116 (See Item 5, schedule 1 of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015). In accordance with the requirements of Standard 1.13 under the Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015, you will also need to have:

  • vocational competencies at least to the level being delivered and assessed
  • current industry skills directly relevant to the training and assessment being provided
  • current knowledge and skills in vocational training and learning that informs their training and assessment
  • A clear, evidenced and up to date Professional Development strategy

Need more information?

Should you require further information, please contact our enrolment officer on 02 96872072 or send an email to admin@parramattacollege.com.au.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.