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Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116)


Do you have experience in workplace training and assessment, on the job mentoring, teaching or facilitating learning and enjoy the creative side of your work, then this is the qualification for you.

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This qualification suits those wanting to enter the training industry or those either delivering accredited training or responsible for the assessment of competence of apprentices or trainees
in the workplace. It is best suited to those with broad industry knowledge and experience that includes (but is not limited to) holding a relevant unit of competency or qualification. Such
individuals would deliver training and assessment within their given vocational education and training sector.

This qualification (or the skill sets derived from units of competency within it) provides perfect 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.

Enrol and learn how to develop and train groups and individuals, develop assessment tools and
procedures within a workplace or VET environment. It will enable you to facilitate passing your
professional skills and knowledge to others.

Possible job titles and roles relevant to this qualification might include:

• Enterprise trainer and/or assessor
• Registered training organisation (RTO) trainer
• RTO assessor
• Training adviser or training needs analyst
• Vocational education teacher.

View this Qualification on training.gov.au.

Course Details

The Course Structure consists of 10 Units. Graduates must successfully complete the 9 Core units plus 1 Elective units, which may be selected from the list below or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Certificate IV level or above.

Elective Units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs.

Core Units

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

Elective Units

Access resources and support to address foundation skills in vocational practice (TAELLN412)
Private: Analyse and present research information (BSBRES411)
Build client relationships and business networks (BSBREL402)
Contribute to assessment (TAEASS301)
Coordinate and facilitate distance-based learning (TAEDEL403)
Develop teams and individuals (BSBLED401)
Facilitate e-learning (TAEDEL501)
Integrate foundation skills into vocational training delivery (TAELLN413)
Maintain training and assessment information (TAETAS401)
Make a presentation (BSBCMM401)
Mentor in the workplace (TAEDEL404A)
Participate in a quality audit (BSBAUD402)
Plan and implement individual support plans for learners with disability (TAEXDB401)
Promote products and services (BSBMKG413)
Provide work skill instruction (TAEDEL301)

Online and/or Blended Delivery


Certificate IV in Training and Assessment – TAE40116 (Release 2.0).

Training Package

TAE Business Services Training Package (Release 3.0-3.2).

GEM Online Campus 

The Learner is provided with User Name and Password to the GEM Online Campus, which enables access to the interactive Online Screen Guide; the Learner Guide (pdf); the Assessment Guide; and the Quick Reference Guide.

Blended Delivery

Study via face to face intensives; supported by Learner Guide, Assessment Guide; Online Seminars.

Time Commitment

Nominal minimum hours of study plus individual research and on the job application is 1,200 – 2,400 hours (normally over a period of 12-24 months); OR approximately 10 hours research and study per week (face-to-face/online) for 12 months from commencement.  During the balance of the time, learners will be engaged in work-based/simulated work-based (portfolio building) activities and assessments.


Assistance might be available for this qualification: gemcollege.edu.au/financial-assistance.

State Government funding/subsidies may be available within your state. Please check with your GEM representative if you require clarity in this regard.

Student Loan:

GEM College now partners with Study Loans as a great way for you to finance your course. Follow this link to Study Loans page to find out more and apply: https://studyloans.com.au/gem-college-information-page/

Your tuition fee includes:

• Access to GEM Online Campus – and interactive Onscreen Guides
• Learner Guide for each Unit (pdf)
• Assessment Guide for each Unit (pdf)
• All essential reference materials.
• Additional Reference materials may be requested to further enhance your learning. These might attract an additional charge.

Contact our Administration Centre on (08) 8342 3316 for more information and payment options. Fees, charges and course offerings are subject to change.

Fees can be paid using EFTPOS, Visa, MasterCard, cheque, money order or purchase order. Note: GEM College may not accept upfront payments in excess of $1,500 from individuals, prior to a pre-enrolment discussion with a course advisor.

A limited number of Partial Scholarships are offered within Australia annually. A limited number of Offshore Scholarships are offered annually. See Application for Consideration for Scholarship on the GEM website.

Course Fees: $4,250


Entry Requirements/Pathways
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.

In addition candidates considering this qualification will also need:

• Communication skills at a requisite level to complete the course
• Computer skills such as:

– Knowledge of common computing terms and word processing;
– Familiar with web browser software;
– Able to send/receive e-mail, including e-mail with attachments; and
– Proficient in navigating the Internet.

Articulation Pathways from the Qualification
On completion of this course, you could consider enrolling for the Diploma of Vocational Education and Training or the Diploma of Training Design and Development. Graduates might also consider higher qualifications in the Training Package area of their vocational competence. For instance, you could consider enrolling for qualifications such as the Diploma of Business or the Diploma of Work Health and Safety.

Student selection
Each applicant will be interviewed to:

• Ensure suitability of program for the individual and his/her current position and/or career path;
• Explore possibilities for RPL and/or credit transfer (as applicable);
• Identify special needs and determine reasonable adjustment (if applicable/required);
• Establish delivery mode(s) that match the requirements of the student;
• Inform important policies/processes (e.g. – student selection/admissions, privacy, payment/refunds, grievance/complaints processes, etc).

Gaining University Entrance
A Certificate IV or Diploma may gain 6-12 months advanced standing in a university degree. Some Advanced Diplomas may be eligible for even more credit. Choosing a GEM College of International Business to University Pathway is a great way to get practical ‘job ready’ skills and then gain entry to a university at an advanced stage.

A Graduate Certificate/Diploma from GEM College of International Business, coupled with relevant industry experience, may gain entrance to post graduate qualifications.