The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is the nationally accredited course for students who would like to provide training and assessing to people in the workplace or in a training and educational environment.

Throughout the course you will develop the skills required to develop training programs, deliver mentoring to students and assess them as they move through their course.

 If you have qualifications in an industry and wish to pass on your knowledge to new students, the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment can help you achieve this.

Entry requirements: 

  • All students must be at least 18 years of age or older.
  • Sufficient literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course.
  • Access to a workplace or simulated workplace to conduct assessments.
  • Access to a video camera for recording assessments.
  • Access to a small group you can deliver trial training and assessments to.

Courses Direct has a partnership with Online Courses Australia (RTO number: 32080) to provide access to the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110).


Course Outline
Course Code: 
400 hours - Access for 12 months
Nationally accredited Certificate IV
Lesson Structure: 
  1. TAEDES401A Design and develop learning programs
  2. TAEDES402A Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs
  3. TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction
  4. TAEDEL401A Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
  5. TAEDEL402A Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
  6. TAEDEL403A Coordinate and facilitate distance-based learning
  7. TAEASS301B Contribute to assessment
  8. TAEASS401B Plan assessment activities and processes
  9. TAEASS402B Assess competence
  10. TAEASS403B Participate in assessment validation 
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 

Once you have completed your studies you can aim toward career opportunities such as

  • Trainer and assessor in industry.
  • Teacher, lecturer or trainer in public and private vocational education and training (VET) organisations.
  • Trainer and assessor for public sector organisations.
  • Train internationally as a VET trainer and assessor.
  • Community trainer and assessor.
  • On-the-job assessors (e.g. industry enterprise based).
  • Vocational trainer.
  • Product trainer.
  • Marketing demonstrator.
  • ESL and Tafe Training.
  • Tutoring.
  • Coursework criteria assessment.
  • Invigilator.