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About TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

The St John TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is a comprehensive qualification that will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver and assess nationally accredited courses and other workplace training programs.

Course Outline

The course covers the following units of competency:

  • TAEDES401 Design and develop learning programs
  • TAEDES402 Use Training Packages and accredited courses to meet client needs
  • BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
  • TAEDEL401 Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
  • TAEDEL402 Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
  • TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
  • TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes
  • TAEASS402 Assess competence
  • TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation
  • TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools

Career Opportunities

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Facilitate public and private workshops
  • Author content for accredited courses
  • Distinguish yourself as a mentor or coach
  • Assess workplace training activities and
  • Consult and deliver nationally recognised training at any RTO

Entry Requirements

You must have knowledge and skills in a specific vocational area (e.g. first aid, nursing, youth work). You would have a qualification or extensive experience in this vocational area. You must bring evidence of this to your first class. You must also have good oral and written communication skills in English. As part of the enrolment process, you will be required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment.

Additional Requirements

Students must have a laptop or tablet which is wi-fi enabled. You will need good computer skills to complete the assessments involved. A full introduction to our Learning Management software will be provided in the first class.


The course is completed over 30 weeks with 20 days of class attendance (1 day a week, 8:30am to 5:30pm). The course requires significant self-guided work outside of class attendance.


$3,195. Paid in two installments: prior to course start and at 13 weeks.


The timetable below provides a workshop schedule for the 30-week duration of the course. The course includes 21 mandatory workshops (one per week), covering the 10 units of competency. In the weeks where no classes are scheduled you will be expected to complete 20 hours of self-guided learning activities, which will be discussed during the workshops. You will have access to the assessor who will be available to support you with any queries which may arise during your self-guided learning. During the weeks where workshops are scheduled there will be an additional 12 hours of self-guided learning per week.

More Information:

Further details are provided in the course handbook.

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