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TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

National ID: TAE40116 State ID: BAB2
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Turn your passion for sharing knowledge and training others into a career.

When you complete the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment you will be ready to start a rewarding career as a vocational trainer, assessor, or lecturer, either in the private or public sector.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to deliver and assess training, design and develop training programs, present to groups of learners, and participate in assessment moderation and validation.

This qualification meets the legislative requirement for anyone wishing to deliver Training and Assessment for a registered training organisation in Australia. Significant practical or industry experience in your chosen field is also needed.  

Please note: This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change.


This course is half price for everyone (excl. school students) as part of the Lower Fees, Local Skills initiative. Fees are also capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more here.

^ You’ll pay half price course fees on Lower fees, Local Skills qualifications, however please note other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

The TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment requires people entering the program to be able to demonstrate vocational competency in their proposed teaching and assessing area.

To be able to meet the assessment requirements of many units in this qualification, you'll need access to authentic learning situations and learners in the area of your vocational competence.

Students who decide to enrol MUST complete a Learner Needs Questionnaire. This information and evidence is gathered from learners seeking entry into the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. This includes:

  • Current or proposed area for teaching and assessment
  • Evidence of relevant vocational unit of competency and/or qualification and/or
  • Details of industry knowledge and experience
  • Access to a group of at least eight individuals to deliver training.

Please note: This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change.

Licensing Information

Achievement of this qualification by trainers is a requirement of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015.


Upon successful completion you will receive a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Job opportunities include:

  • Enterprise Trainer and Assessor
  • Registered Training Organisation Trainer and Assessor
  • Workplace Trainer and Assessor

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab)  or Jobs and Skills WA

Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here. (opens in a new tab)

Study options and how to apply

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Available all year round, 2023

Geraldton - Self Paced External


Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study WHENEVER and WHEREVER suits you.  Typically, flexible, and self-paced options are part-time and open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start, enrol and study continuously. 

Once you enrol into your chosen units, you will have six (6) months from the date of your enrolment to complete your study.

When Available all year round, 2023
Where Geraldton
How Self Paced External


Use the APPLY NOW box to register and apply for this course.  Our Lecturer will assess your application online. You can follow the Register & Apply guide here.


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