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Do you want to turn your life and work experience into a new career? Or are you looking for a way to explore a new role in your current workplace? Let TAFE Queensland North train you, so you can train others. The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is the qualification you need to deliver nationally accredited training. Whether you're hoping to deliver certificate or diploma level qualifications or just single units of competency you will need a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. You'll learn how the Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector operates and how you can fit into it as an accredited trainer.

This program will prepare you to work for VET providers including TAFE institutes and private Registered Training Organisations (RTO's). You'll learn about using training packages, designing and developing learning programs, working in the VET sector, planning and organising assessment, developing and using assessment instruments and how to facilitate group based, individual and work based learning. To deliver accredited training you must have a combination of broad industry knowledge and experience as well as a recognised qualification in your industry area. If you do not currently have a qualification to match your industry experience you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Course details

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Cairns, Townsville (Aitkenvale)

Key dates and info


Blended: 9 months / 4 hours per week

Course details


  • Full Fee $3,800

Cost details

1300 656 959

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How to enrol

Key dates

Cairns 27 Jul 2018 4 hours per week Blended
Townsville (Aitkenvale) 24 Jul 2018 4 hours per week Blended

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 recommended selection criteria for this qualification:

  • Basic knowledge/experience in vocational education and training is an advantage
  • Sound literacy and computer skills



Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets
Manunda QLD 4870

Townsville (Aitkenvale)
266 Ross River Road
Aitkenvale QLD 4814

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: Classroom delivery on Fridays from 9:00am - 1:00pm

Townsville (Aitkenvale) campus: Classroom delivery on Tuesdays 5:00pm - 9:00pm.

Please Note:

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

In addition to the 4 hours class per week, you will be required to spend 15 hours weekly engaged in self-directed study activities (e.g reading, research, preparation for practical tasks, online discussions and assignment work).



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

What are my payment options?

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.

Prices are subject to change.



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Full fee

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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

Job prospects

  • Training Co-ordinator
  • Vocational Education Teachers
  • Trainer and Assessor

Enrol now

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

All done? Then you're ready to enrol

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:

Enrolment options

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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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 24 April 2018

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