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TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment reflects the roles of individuals delivering training and assessment services in the vocational education and training (VET) sector. This qualification (or the skill sets derived from units of competency within it) is also suitable preparation for those engaged in the delivery of training and assessment of competence in a workplace context, as a component of a structured VET program.

Those entering this qualification 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.

Career Opportunities

This course may lead to trainer and/or assessor career opportunities within the vocational education sector, such as employment at:

  • A private training organisation
  • In a workplace or industry context
  • An independent training contractor
  • TAFE institute

Study Pathways

This course may be a pathway to further study.  Related courses include:

  • TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training
  • TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development

Location, dates and times

SOUTH
Clarence Campus

  • Next Intake:  2019
  • Duration:  Full-time – 6 months / Part-time – 12 to 18 months
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

NORTH
Alanvale Campus

  • Next Intake:  2019
  • Duration:  Full-time – 6 months / Part-time – 12 to 18 months
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

 NORTHWEST
Devonport Campus

  • Next Intake:  2019
  • Duration:  Full-time – 6 months / Part-time – 12 to 18 months
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Learning Options

The TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment for new entrants into this qualification is delivered through a workshop model.

For those who have previously studied TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and are upgrading to TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, an online learning option is available. Please refer to TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment Upgrade.

For those who require one of the Skill Sets derived from the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, please refer to the TAE Skill Set options.

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course. You will gather evidence required for each unit’s assessment in a workplace or registered training organisation, using real work activities. The assessment evidence will be prepared outside of the face-to-face workshops.

Examples of assessments for this course include;

  • Written short answer
  • Verbal questioning
  • Portfolio of task based assessments
  • Third party evidence

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/recognition/

Fees and Payments

For fee and payment information relating to TasTAFE qualifications, please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/fees-and-payments/

What will I need to bring?

Students will need to have:

  • Access to a computer with Microsoft Office and an internet connection (TasTAFE has computer labs at regional campuses which are open for students to access during normal business hours)
  • An email address
  • A memory stick or some kind of portable memory device
  • Required text book, which is included through the enrolment process (see further information below in relation to the text book)

Are there ‘other’ costs?

The required text book is:  Training and Assessment – Theory and Practice, 2018, Cengage   ISBN: 9780170371643, Edition 1

Approximate Cost: $125

https://cengage.com.au/product/title/training-and-assessment—theory-and-practice/isbn/9780170371643

Essential Requirements

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.

Work Placements, Licensing and Other Requirements

You must have access to a workplace where you can undertake training and assessment within your vocational area, including being able to access training and assessment policies and procedures.

Desirable Skills and Attributes

Effective language, communication, interpersonal and digital literacy skills are required for successful completion of this program. These skills will be used to complete the following guided tasks as part of your study:

  • Research, reading and interpreting of national Training Packages (using the internet)
  • Developing and reviewing of assessment instruments, as well as planning, conducting and validating assessments
  • Delivery of one on one, group based and practical work-based training
  • Presentations in a number of contexts using a range of skills
  • Writing a range of documents
  • Receiving and providing feedback to peers to develop skills
  • Conducting assessments, presentations and training and being observed doing these

You will need to have sound information technology skills to:

  • Send and receive emails
  • Navigate online to undertake research
  • Complete word processed documents and create simple presentations

Suitability

An application process must be completed which include demonstrating vocational competency and also includes a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) activity. It is recommended that an ACSF level 3 average is achieved. If the result from the LLN activity is less than the recommendation, a teacher will discuss options with you. This may include referring you to other study prior to commencing the TAE40116 qualification.

Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support.

Further details relating to Student Support Services are available here:   https://www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/current/student-support/

Outcome

TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Qualification Requirements

To achieve TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, 10 units must be completed consisting of 9 core units and 1 elective unit. There are no prerequisite units.

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