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Teaching and sharing your knowledge with others is an extremely rewarding vocation. Upgrade your skills and get a qualification to work as a teacher, trainer or assessor by enrolling in the Certificate IV in Training an Assessment. This course will train you to use effective planning leadership skills and how to engage with students. Course details

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Bowen, Burdekin, Cairns, Charters Towers, Ingham, Innisfail, Lower Gulf, Mt Isa, Palm Island, Torres Strait, Townsville (Aitkenvale), Townsville (Pimlico)

Key dates and info


Other: 9 months / Residential blocks (3 x 1 week)
Part time: 9 months / 4 hours per week
Blended: 9 months / 4 hours per week

Course details


  • Full Fee $3,800

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Key dates

Bowen 9 Feb 2018 4 hours per week Blended
Burdekin 9 Feb 2018 4 hours per week Blended
Cairns 7 Feb 2018 Part time / 4 hours per week Classroom
26 Feb 2018 Residential blocks (3 x 1 week) Other
Charters Towers 9 Feb 2018 4 hours per week Blended
Ingham 9 Feb 2018 4 hours per week Blended
Innisfail 9 Feb 2018 4 hours per week Blended
Lower Gulf 9 Feb 2018 4 hours per week Blended
Mt Isa 9 Feb 2018 4 hours per week Blended
Palm Island 9 Feb 2018 4 hours per week Blended
Torres Strait 9 Feb 2018 4 hours per week Blended
Townsville (Aitkenvale) 7 Nov 2017 Part time Classroom
7 Feb 2018 Part time / 4 hours per week Classroom
Townsville (Pimlico) 26 Feb 2018 Residential blocks (3 x 1 week) Other

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this qualification are:

  • 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.  To apply for enrolment, please return your Candidate Profile to  You will hear back from a TAE facilitator to confirm your enrolment eligibility via email within 5 working days.

This qualification has no formal entry criteria however TAFE Queensland, North Region has the following selection criteria for this qualification:

  • Access to a workplace in which to conduct training and assessment
  • Basic knowledge/experience in vocational education and training is an advantage
  • Sound literacy and computer skills

If you're under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.


98-158 Queens Road
Bowen QLD 4805

Seventeenth Street
Home Hill QLD 4806

Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets
Manunda QLD 4870

Charters Towers
1-13 MacPherson Street
Charters Towers QLD 4820

74 Townsville Road
Ingham QLD 4850

45 Flying Fish Point Road
Innisfail QLD 4860

Lower Gulf
52 Green Street
Normanton QLD 4890

Mt Isa
165-179 Abel Smith Parade
Mount Isa QLD 4825

Palm Island
Beach Road
Palm Island QLD 4816

Torres Strait
19 Aplin Road
Thursday Island QLD 4875

Townsville (Aitkenvale)
266 Ross River Road
Aitkenvale QLD 4814

Townsville (Pimlico)
Cnr Hugh Street & Fulham Road
Townsville QLD 4812

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.


Cairns campus: Part time classroom delivery.  2018 intake has classroom delivery on Wednesdays from 9:00am - 1:00pm

Townsville (Aitkenvale) campus: Part time classroom delivery.  2017 intake has classroom delivery on Tuesday evenings from 5:00pm - 9:00pm. 

Townsville (Pimlico) campus: 2018 intake has classroom delivery on Wednesdays from 9:00am - 1:00pm

Please Note:

  • Classes are subject to enrolment numbers.
  • Attendance in class sessions is essential. 
  • Future intake delivery timetables may change.

Residential option: 3 residential blocks held simultaneously at both Cairns and Pimlico campus over the 9-month course duration, with weekly online workshops 6:30 – 8:30 pm Thursdays between residentials.  Dates for residential blocks are as follows:
Block 1:  26 Feb – 1 March (4 days)
Block 2:  27 – 31 Aug (5 days, including 1 day assessment)
Block 3:  29 Oct – 2 Nov (5 days, including 1 day assessment).
NB:  Attendance at all 3 residentials is required.

All locations:  Part time delivery via Video Conference on Fridays from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.  Locations:  Bowen, Innisfail, Mount Isa, Normanton, Thursday Island, Burdekin, Charters Towers, Ingham, Palm Island, and Whitsundays



The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete 10 units, 9 core and 1 elective units.

Design Cluster
TAEDES401 Design and develop learning programs Core
TAEDES402 Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs Core
Language Literacy and Numeracy Unit
TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills Core
Assessment Cluster
TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes Core
TAEASS402 Assess competence Core
TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation Core
TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools Core
Delivery Cluster
TAEDEL401 Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning Core
TAEDEL402 Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace Core
TAEDEL301 Provide work skill instruction Elective


Not all electives available at all campuses

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No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland North has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1300 656 959. We're here to help.

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Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.


The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.


You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.


TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

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  • Training Co-ordinator

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland
  • If you are applying for a subsidised cost, please ensure you have all the relevant documents at time of enrolment

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By telephone: 1300 656 959. In person: at any TAFE Queensland North location.

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

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Information Sessions: Date: 23 November 2017
Location: Cairns - S Block, Room S2.02 Times: Session 1  - 9:00 to 10:00 am and Session 2 - 5:30 - 6:30pm
                Townsville – F Block, Room F3.25 Session - 9:00 to 10:00am only


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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 15 November 2017

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