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A training and assessment qualification opens up doors to a rewarding career. This course is essential for those wishing to become qualified to deliver training and assessment services in the vocational education and training sector.







To be awarded TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, a student must successfully complete a total of ten (10) units of competency, consisting of:

  • nine (9) core units, and;
  • one (1) elective units

genU Training delivers the electives listed in the ‘Elective units’ below. These electives have been selected based on industry needs, student pathways and/or student and trainer/assessor feedback. Alternative suitable electives are only available via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT).

Core units

TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes (Assessment cluster)
TAEASS402 Assess competence
TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation (Assessment cluster)
TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools (Assessment cluster)
TAEDEL401 Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning (Delivery Cluster)
TAEDEL402 Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace (Delivery Cluster)
TAEDES401 Design and develop learning programs (Design Cluster)
TAEDES402 Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs (Design Cluster)
TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills


Elective units

BSBCMM401 Make a presentation (Delivery Cluster)


Work placement

No practical placement required.

When you study with genU Training, 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.

Entry requirements

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

Study requirements

During your study, you will need to meet specific requirements that are necessary for you to complete your course work and be successful:

  • Students will need to demonstrate that they have the appropriate language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills
  • Effective communication, documentation and research skills
  • Access to digital technologies (e.g. laptop, desktop, tablet-computer and/or smartphone) with basic digital literacy skills.

Students undertaking a blended and/or online virtual training will require the additional digital skills and technologies:

Digital literacy skills Intermediate computer skills such as internet browsing, email, word processing, and presentation software

Workstation setup

    • Stable internet connection with suitable data plan
    • A laptop, desktop or a full size tablet / tablet-computer
    • Web camera / microphone
    • Smartphone with charger
    • Earphones / headphones / speakers
    • Printer (optional)
    • Have a quiet / non-interruptive space to complete their studies
    • Desk/table, comfortable chair, no tripping hazards and room to move around for assessment
    • Access to water/tea/coffee

Browser software – Access to one of the following internet browsers, available to download from:

Video conferencing software (Zoom) – Access to video conferencing software (Zoom), available to download from:

Please note: You will need access to turn your Web camera and microphone on, as required when using video conference



While students and other visitors attending onsite (excluding paid or volunteer workers) are no longer required to show evidence that they have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccination, those undertaking placements must continue to adhere to the vaccination mandate that applies to their sector and/or their placement host.


What will you learn?

Develop your skills, knowledge and experience to plan, design, organise and deliver training and assessment across a variety of industry contexts.

Where could your skills take you?

  • Vocational Education Trainer and Assessor
  • Enterprise Trainer
  • Workplace Assessor
  • Mentor/Coach
  • Instructional Designer
  • Resource writer
  • Training Compliance Office

What could you study next?

  • TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training
  • TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development


Victorian residents can access this course via our full fee for service rate.

Fee For Service
$AUD 3,300.00


There may also be other charges such as material or amenities fees. A genU Training staff member will assist you in determining your course fees and a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided prior to enrolment.

For full details of genU Training’s course fees please view our Fees & Charges page.


South Australian residents may be eligible for government-subsidised training in South Australia based on your employment status and any training you have already completed. Am I eligible?

Concession Fee (Subsidised Trining) Standard Fee (Subsidised Training) Fee For Service
$AUD 82.50 $AUD 231.00 $AUD 3,300.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

This training is supported by the Government of South Australia. Eligibility criteria apply, to check your eligibility visit We encourage students with a disability to access subsidised training. There may also be other charges such as material or amenities fees. A genU Training staff member will assist you in determining your course fees and a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided prior to enrolment.

For full details of genU Training’s course fees please view our Fees & Charges page.


genU Training offer TAE40116  Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, in a variety of study modes and times:

On-campus (night) – Study face to face (in a classroom setting)

1 night per week (6:00pm – 9:00pm) on-campus sessions, plus some additional Saturdays as required (9:30am – 4:00pm)


Blended (night) – Study with a mix of real time online instructor-led sessions via video conferencing and pre-determined on-campus (face-to-face) sessions, supplemented with guided activities via the Learning Management System (eLearning)

1 night per week (6:00pm – 9:00pm, comprising of  3 hours via video conferencing with an additional 3 hours guided eLearning) with 5 on-campus sessions (9:30am – 4:00pm) to allow for practical assessment (scheduled on Saturdays throughout the duration of the course)


NB: All study modes require students to access and undertake additional activities, including: research activities, reflections and assessments via the Learning Management System (LMS).


Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (Release 3)

Course Code:

Study Mode:
On-campus (day) or blended delivery (day and night) via virtual training room with 5 on-campus sessions

Course Length
On-campus 10 months or Blended 10 months with 5 on-campus sessions

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