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TAE40122 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Share your industry skills, knowledge and experience with the world. If your next career move is to become a TAFE, trade or vocational teacher, this program is your next step. It is the industry standard for the design, delivery and development of vocational education.
This course is only offered at one location, see below.
Ballarat - SMB
Location
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Ballarat - SMB
Semester 1
-
Semester 2
Other intakes
-
Length
1 year
Qualification Code
TAE40122

Free TAFE

This course is in the Free TAFE for Priority Courses list. Find out about the initiative and your eligibility

Develop your skills and knowledge for a career as an Adult Education Teacher, TAFE Teacher or Workplace Trainer and Assessor. This course is designed to prepare highly skilled industry professionals transition into a new career in TAFE institutes, registered training organisations (RTOs), enterprises, community organisations, schools and other VET provision contexts. 
With this course you’ll learn how to plan, design, develop and teach course curriculum, and create engaging learning options – while using an approved learning framework to guide your practice. You'll learn skills like leading group learning sessions, helping in workplace training, teaching work-related skills, assessing progress with tests and tools, and adult literacy and numeracy support.
Common teaching areas for TAFE teachers, trainers and assessors include areas such as automotive, electrical, plumbing, information technology, construction and manufacturing, design, hospitality, tourism and retail.

Course Specifics
The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment covers:  
•    using training packages and develop learning programs 
•    addressing adult learning, literacy and numeracy skills 
•    providing training through instruction and demonstration of work skills 
•    facilitating group, individual and work placed training 
•    planning and conduct assessment 
•    assessing competence 
•    developing assessment tools and participate in assessment validation 

Course delivery 
You asked, and we listened. We now offer our Certificate IV in Training and Assessment with flexibility, so you find the right balance between your studies, work, family and other commitments.  
You can attend classes at our SMB Campus or study online. We incorporate the latest digital technology to complement our training methods so, – if you choose to study online – you will require access to the internet and a computer capable of running basic computer software. Our online learning system allows you to study in a safe, guided and fully supported manner with the same access to all learning, personal and wellbeing supports.

  • TAFE teacher
  • Vocational education teacher
  • Registered training organisation trainer
  • Training consultant

There are a number of job role opportunities available to those who hold this nationally recognised qualification.

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course.  If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

WORK EFFECTIVELY IN THE VET SECTOR
TAEPDD401
DESIGN AND DEVELOP PLANS FOR VOCATIONAL TRAINING
TAEDES412
USE NATIONALLY RECOGNISED TRAINING PRODUCTS TO MEET VOCATIONAL TRAINING NEEDS
TAEDES411
FACILITATE VOCATIONAL TRAINING
TAEDEL411
PARTICIPATE IN ASSESSMENT VALIDATION
TAEASS413
ASSESS COMPETENCE
TAEASS412
USE FOUNDATION SKILLS RESOURCES, STRATEGIES AND ADVICE
TAELLN422
FACILITATE WORKPLACE-BASED LEARNING
TAEDEL412
PLAN, ORGANISE AND FACILITATE ONLINE LEARNING
TAEDEL405
PROVIDE WORK SKILL INSTRUCTION
TAEDEL311
ASSESS COMPETENCE IN AN ONLINE ENVIRONMENT
TAEASS404
MAKE PRESENTATIONS
BSBCMM411

This course is considered part-time with attendance being held 1 day or 1 evening per week.  

Additional study time is required to complete assessments, classroom readings, and activities.  

There is no mandated structured work placement in the Training Package. However, students must gather evidence over time in a real VET environment to demonstrate the student’s consistent performance in conditions reflective of this environment. Where the student does not have a VET environment, the university will support the student to find a suitable VET environment in which they can embed and reflect the range of activities and assessment required for this qualification. This will be managed through the VET work placement procedure.

The requirement for entry into the TAE40122 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification stipulates that applicants must demonstrate vocational competency in their proposed training 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.
          

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: LCG

National course code: TAE40122

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees you will pay depends on your eligibility for a Victorian Government subsidised place under the Skills First Program.

Find out more about eligibility here.

2024 total estimated tuition fees for Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
Concession
Government Subsidised Place
Standard
Government Subsidised Place
Full Fee Place
(Not eligible for government subsidy)
$508$2,541$5,866

*Fees displayed are estimates for the total program and may change depending on individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees are subject to change annually.

Visit our fees and charges page for more information.

Material Fees

Material fees cover the cost of items which are purchased by the university and provided to the student, such as tools, materials, uniforms, textbooks, excursions and other incidentals associated with the course.

The estimated material fees for this course are $80

Important Information

Direct Debit Payment Plans are available for eligible students to help manage the payment of tuition and material fees throughout the enrolment year (excluding Diploma/Advanced Diploma tuition fees).

Students accessing government-subsidised training under the Skills First Program need to be aware that enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

Free TAFE: Under the Victorian Government Free TAFE initiative, some courses have free tuition for eligible students, however material fees (if applicable) will be payable by the student.  Free TAFE is subject to availability and eligibility requirements.

Further information on fees, payments and refunds is available here.

Scholarships

Our scholarships and grants can help with your study costs.  Explore our scholarships to find an opportunity that's right for you.

If what you have learned at work, from other courses, units, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this course, you may be entitled to gain unit credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

Further study options may include:

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all courses is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this course overview including the availability of courses and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any course, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

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Federation TAFE