TAE40110 -

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

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Course essentials

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Develop the skills and knowledge required to perform the role of a trainer, facilitator or assessor in the workplace and in Registered Training Organisations (RTOs).

This course is suitable for professionals, tradespeople and others who are training or are required to train in the workplace.

During the course you will:

  • learn to plan and design learning programs
  • learn to best facilitate learning and assessment for groups and individuals
  • develop skills for effective training in the workplace
  • gain an understanding of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector.

The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) is recognised Australia wide and is the qualification that complies with the standards set out by the National Standards and Skills Council.

If you have enquiries about this course you can contact dianne.mahoney@vu.edu.au or the Student Contact Centre on  +61 3 9919 6100.


  • workplace trainer and/or assessor
  • RTO trainer and/or assessor

Study pathways

Find out more about pathways and credits.

Credit for skills and past study

If you have completed study with another university or institution and believe you are eligible to receive credit for skills and past study, you can apply for advanced standing.

Applications for advanced standing can be made after a discussion with your course coordinator or academic adviser.

Course objectives

The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is a nationally recognised training and assessment qualification, which replaces the previous TAA40104 Training Package for Assessment and Training. The new TAE10 Training Package is designed to meet the current and future competency development and qualification needs of new and existing personnel working across a broad range of work functions and activities within Vocational Education and Training (VET).
This qualification is offered to:
• People seeking to undertake training and assessment
• Individuals undertaking professional development or staff development
• Individuals seeking to extend or enhance and compliment their existing qualifications
• Registered Training Organisations and staff intending to deliver and or assess Training Package qualifications to internal or external clients.

Units and electives

For students to be eligible to for the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, students must complete seven (7) core units plus three (3) elective units.

At least two (2) elective units must be selected from the elective units listed below. One (1) elective may be selected from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course. Elective units must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the qualification level. Where a unit is chosen from another currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course, it must be from a qualification or course at Certificate III level or above, and must contribute towards the vocational outcome of the program.

Core Units:


Industry Electives:

Units applicable for RPL Only:

Admission information

  • Mature: A combination of relevant vocational industry experience/qualifications and educational experience/qualifications
  • Other: Direct Entry A combination of relevant vocational industry experience/qualifications and educational experience/qualifications

How to apply for this course

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  • Ring us on +61 3 9919 6100
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