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Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
Course Duration
8 -13 day workshops plus self-paced activities
Course Delivery
Online Interactive Classes (including trainer support), Live Class or RPL - Unlimited Support for all delivery options.
Course Entry Requirements
Entry Requirements
Course Accreditation
This is a nationally recognised qualification


If you are an experienced professional in your field and want to share your expertise, becoming a Vocational Trainer and Assessor may be the best decision you ever made.

TAE40122 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment will equip you with the skills and knowledge to design and deliver effective training programs, assess learners' performance, and evaluate training outcomes. You'll be able to work in a variety of settings, including vocational education and training (VET) institutions, workplaces, and community organisations.

The TAE40122 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is designed to be flexible and accessible. You can study online, in-person, via live Zoom and self-paced full-time or part-time. You can even choose specialist streams with electives to match your current situation or aspirations. We offer two distinctly different streams - Online Trainer and Workplace Trainer.

Programs are delivered by experienced trainers and assessors who will provide you with unlimited support throughout your learning journey no matter which delivery option you choose.

Our TAE programs include access to live Zoom or face to face classes (currently in Brisbane South but we can come to your location upon request), homework club and personalised one-on-one phone and email support with one of our local trainers - we will help you succeed!

Upcoming MACKAY Course Dates
10-Days face to face (most assessments done in class)

Session 1: Monday 3rd June to Friday 7th June 2024
Session 2: Monday 8th July to Friday 12th July 2024

Upcoming TOWNSVILLE Course Dates
10-Days face to face (most assessments done in class)

Session 1: Monday 14th October to Friday 18th October 2024
Session 2: Monday 11th November to Friday 15th November 2024

Upcoming BRISBANE Course Dates
10-Days face to face (most assessments done in class)
(Students can attend consecutive or non-consecutive weeks)

Session 1: Monday 13th May to Friday 17th May 2024 
Session 2: Monday 20th May to Friday 24th May 2024

Session 1: Monday 3rd June to Friday 7th June 2024 
Session 2: Monday 10th June to Friday 14th June 2024

Session 1: Monday 22nd July to Friday 26th July 2024
Session 2: Monday 29th July to Friday 2nd August 2024

Session 1: Monday 2nd September to Friday 6th September 2024
Session 2: Monday 9th September to Friday 13th September 2024

Session 1: Monday 21st October to Friday 25th October 2024
Session 2: Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November 2024

Session 1: Monday 25th November to Friday 29th November 2024
Session 2: Monday 2nd December to Friday 6th December 2024

Choose how you want to train.
The Delivery Options are:


This is an ideal qualification for experienced professional, tradespersons, and workplace trainers who are inspired to share their knowledge and skills with others in a workplace or wider VET community.
This qualification, or the skill sets derived from units of competency within it, is also suitable preparation for those engaged in the delivery of training and assessment of competence in a workplace context, as a component of a structured VET program.

When you finish this course, you’ll be able to:

PLUS your choice of specialist streams: ONLINE TRAINER or WORKPLACE TRAINER

ONLINE TRAINER - In this stream you will learn how to plan, organise and facilitate online learning and assess competence across various electronic applications and communication channels, including learning management systems (LMS) and videoconferencing platforms such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams.

This stream is for teachers, trainers and assessors and other practitioners who facilitate learning for, and conduct assessment of vocational and other learners in an online environment.

WORKPLACE TRAINER - This stream will help you prepare for, plan and facilitate workplace-based training for learners in the workplace. It includes customising and implementing existing learning plans and resources for nationally recognised products. You will also learn how to establish and develop a professional mentoring relationship with an individual in a workplace.

This stream is for entry-level VET trainers who facilitate training to, support learners, and mentor individuals in the workplace, including apprentices and trainees, and those undertaking work

Check each course option below as not all delivery options apply.


Fully structured and supported series of 10 Face2Face workshops at our Shailer Park training rooms. We can also come to you for group bookings (minimum numbers apply - contact us to discuss your particular needs). Students complete most assessments in a classroom with the guidance of an experienced trainer.

This option requires students to access a suitable practice environment and a workplace supervisor to conduct training facilitation sessions.

Students can select and pay for specific live classes to complete training facilitation. Cost for additional 3 days Face2Face workshops at our Shailer Parker training rooms is $650.


Flexible combination of 8 Online Interactive full-day classes.  This option requires students to access a suitable practice environment and a workplace supervisor to conduct training facilitation sessions.

Students can select and pay for specific live classes to complete training facilitation. Cost for additional 3 days Face2Face workshops at our Shailer Parker training rooms is $650.

3. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) 
Recognition of Prior Learning is the process that is used to recognise the skills and knowledge you have acquired through personal and work experience - the "University of Life". The evidence you provide is matched to a complete qualification where possible or alternatively, to part of a qualification. A successful RPL application means that you could receive certification without further study or may be able to fast track through a qualification. Please contact us to organise an individual assessment of your current knowledge and skills.

All delivery options require students to complete self-paced activities after attending classes.

All delivery options include 24/7 access to our Learning Management System, Simulated RTO (Brainstorm) and recorded videos. Homework Club, tutorials and individual support calls are also included.


This course is designed for people interested in developing their capacity to be an:

  • Demonstrate vocational competency in your proposed training and assessing area. Vocational competency is defined as broad industry knowledge and experience, and may include holding a relevant qualification. 
  • Enrolment in a Business Class (Blended) program requires you to have access to a VET training environment and appropriate qualified mentor to complete assessments

You have 12 months from course commencement to complete this qualification.

To complete this qualification you must demonstrate competency in a total of 12 units - 6 core units and 6 elective units. Elective units have been selected in line with the packaging rules for the qualification. Other electives are available however they may incur an additional cost and enrolment must be approved by Blueprint.

Units of CompetencyCore/Elective/Group
TAEPDD401 Work effectively in the VET sectorCore
BSBAUD412 Work within compliance frameworksElective
TAEDES411 Use nationally recognised training products to meet vocational training needsCore
TAEDES412 Design and develop plans for vocational trainingCore
TAELLN422 Use foundation skills resources, strategies and adviceElective
TAEDEL311 Provide work skill instructionElective - Group A
TAEDEL411 Facilitate vocational trainingCore
BSBCMM411 Make presentationsElective
TAEASS412 Assess competenceCore
TAEASS413 Participate in assessment validationCore
TAEDEL405 Plan, organise and facilitate online learningElective - Group A
TAEASS404 Assess competence in an online environmentElective - Group A
TAEDEL412 Facilitate workplace-based learningElective - Group A
TAEDEL414 Mentor in the workplaceElective - Group A

Your learning resources will include:

You will also be able to access our “Homework Club” tutorials and individual support calls.

During your studies, you will need access to the following:

Assessment is a combination of:

If you successfully complete this qualification you could continue your studies in higher level adult education qualifications within the VET sector such as TAE50122 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training.  You may also choose to enrol in a specialised Skill Set such as Learning Support, Online Learning and Assessment, Advanced Facilitation or Foundation Skills.

Please see our full Fee Schedule for information about unit costs (where applicable), RPL fees and Refund Policy.

We offer payment plans over a 9 month period with Payright - please contact us to make it happen!

Live ClassesOnline Interactive ClassesRPL
$3,245 (3 payments - $1,500 + $1,500 + $245)  
$2,895 (2 payments - $1,500 + $1,395)  
$3,895 (3 payments - $1,500 + $1,500 + $895)