TAE40116 - Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Are you an expert in your industry and would like to share your knowledge and skills? Become a qualified vocational education trainer by completing a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.


RPL/RCC/Credit, Online


There are multiple durations. Please refer to Course Structure below.




10 units


This qualification reflects the roles of individuals delivering training and assessment services in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector. Possible Career Titles include Enterprise Trainer, Registered Training Organisation Trainer, Training Adviser or Training Needs Analyst, Vocational Education Teacher

Successful completion of the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment will enable you to develop and improve on your existing skills to further understand unpacking, developing and delivering training packages to individuals, groups and organisations. CQUniversity offer a world class course that guides you step by step through these processes, enhancing employment opportunities, professional development and advancement within your own organisation.

This course is delivered in four clusters of units, enrolment into all units under each cluster and in the correct sequence listed in the Course Structure tab is a requirement of the delivery. New students must enrol into Design Cluster units before any other units of the qualification.

All units of the course are currently being presented in mandatory virtual classes online using Zoom. All students must attend the online zoom classes for each cluster of units, the zoom link is available on Moodle. Join our Zoom classes from anywhere in Australia.

Full Qualification


This qualification is delivered via our online platform, Moodle, for a period of 34 weeks.

The delivery of this qualification is divided into four clusters of units and is delivered concurrently.

Typically, students would take at least 34 weeks to complete the program if they enrolled into the continuous schedule of face to face zoom sessions.

Design Cluster
TAEDES401Design and develop learning programs
TAEDES402Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs
Literacy & Numeracy Unit
TAELLN411Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
Delivery Cluster
TAEDEL402Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
BSBCMM401Make a presentation
TAEDEL401Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
Assessment Cluster
TAEASS502Design and develop assessment tools
TAEASS401Plan assessment activities and processes
TAEASS403Participate in assessment validation
TAEASS402Assess competence

Upgrade from TAE40110


The upgrade course has been designed to be completed within 20 - 26 weeks.  

Assessment Cluster and the TAELLN411 unit are scheduled face to face zoom sessions over a period of 6 days.

Students have the capacity to complete the required training sooner depending on their experience and skills.

Upgrade Units
TAEASS502Design and develop assessment tools
TAELLN411Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
TAEASS403Participate in assessment validation
TAEASS401Plan assessment activities and processes


2021 FebruaryOnline Available
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2021 AprilOnline Available
2021 MayOnline Available
2021 JuneOnline Available
2021 JulyOnline Available
2021 AugustOnline Available
2021 SeptemberOnline Available
2021 OctoberOnline Available
2021 NovemberOnline Available
2021 DecemberOnline Available
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.

Students undertaking this course must be able to demonstrate vocational competency in their proposed teaching and assessment area. Vocational competency is defined as broad industry knowledge and experience and may include, but not limited to, holding a relevant unit of competency or qualification.

This qualification reflects the roles of individuals delivering training and assessment services in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector. Possible Career Titles include Enterprise Trainer, Registered Training Organisation Trainer, Training Adviser or Training Needs Analyst, Vocational Education Teacher
Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
TAFE Priority Skills Fund/Training Program fee per unit$40.00 (2021)
Fee for service$3,130.00 (2021)
Fee for service per unit$313.00 (2021)
JobTrainer$400.00 (2021)
JobTrainer fee per unit$40.00 (2021)

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

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