Course Info

Qualification Overview

With this certification, learners are guaranteed to understand how to train for and test language, literacy, and numeracy abilities. Learners will gain knowledge of how to design, create, validate, and carry out assessments. Upon completion, you will have gained knowledge on how to perform competency-based assessments, build learning programmes based on national training packages, offer presentations, educate groups and individuals in the workplace, and address learners’ language, literacy, and numeracy abilities.

Target Audience

Our target market for this course are individuals looking to attain the TAE40116 – Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. These individuals must be able to demonstrate vocational competency in their proposed teaching and assessing area

Due to the pre-requisites to enter this course, individuals must be:

  • applicants over the age of 18 years
  • have acquired vocational skills and knowledge in their proposed teaching and assessing area
  • have a broad industry knowledge and experience



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.

Also, students must successfully pass a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test prior to their enrolment.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Achievement of this qualification by trainers is a requirement of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015.

Study Modes Available

Study Modes Available (with eLearning)

  • Classroom – blended learning (classes available during daytime or evenings)
  • Online – Distance learning (flexible self-paced learning )




Average completion time is 6 months. The full qualification must be completed within 24 months from date of enrolment and regular submission of assessment tasks is required.


Assessment Methods

Assessments methods will include but not limited to;

  • Unit Assessment-1 Unit Knowledge test- comprises of questions and answers, case studies, research to test the knowledge of the student.
    Unit Assessment-2 Performance evidence- to test the practical skill of the students. Conducted in simulated work environments,  projects depending on the unit requirement.

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this qualification will allow students to work as an Enterprise Trainer and Assessor, Trainer and Assessor and Workplace Trainer and Assessor.

Fees & Charges

Full fee = $1,600. (Payment plans available)

Start Dates

  • Monday, January 30, 2023
    For enrolments, please contact the training office on 9748 9233


  • Hoppers Crossing

Virtual Classes

No specific location provided, please contact the office at (03) 9748 9233.

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Why South West Training Services

We offer people a range of career options through the provision of government accredited vocational education and training provided both in the workplace and at our education centre.

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