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Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40122)

Nationally recognised units of competency
This qualification is a nationally recognised qualification that leads to vocational qualifications and credentials recognised across Australia.



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Choose from 3x Delivery Modes: Face-to-face (in-person), Virtual Classroom (online with a live-trainer), or Self-Paced Online program. A requirement for anyone wishing to pursue a career in training or assessing in Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector across a variety of industries.

10 Days: Fast-Track or 1 Day/Week
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12 x 4hr weekly sessions - AM or PM - Weekdays or Weekends
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12 month enrolment period
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Melbourne - Braeside Mon, Jun 17, 2024 (7:30am)
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Course Details


Students who are deemed competent will receive a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40122), which is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Qualification is issued by Pinnacle Safety and Training (RTO 40496).

National units of competency

This course has been made up of 12 units. 6 core units and 6 elective units, which have been selected by Pinnacle Safety and Training to align with the skills and requirements for the majority of trainers throughout Australia.

Twelve units
  • TAEPDD401 Work effectively in the VET sector
  • TAEDES411 Use nationally recognised training products to meet vocational training needs
  • TAEDES412 Design and develop plans for vocational training
  • TAEDEL411 Facilitate vocational training
  • TAEASS412 Assess competence
  • TAEASS413 Participate in assessment validation
  • TAEDEL412 Facilitate workplace-based learning (Group A)
  • TAEASS404 Assess competence in an online environment (Group A)
  • TAEDEL405 Plan, organise and facilitate online learning (Group A)
  • TAEDEL413 Facilitate distance-based training (Group A)
  • BSBAUD412 Work within compliance frameworks (Group C)
  • BSBSTR301 Contribute to continuous improvement (Imported)

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About The Course

This Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40122) is a comprehensive course designed to equip participants with the essential skills and knowledge required to become proficient trainers and assessors in various vocational and workplace settings. This course incorporates both traditional face-to-face learning and the latest online training and assessment methodologies to meet the diverse needs of learners in today’s digital era.

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Pathways through a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment:

Student Flowchart (TAE40122)

Where could I go with a Pinnacle TAE qualification?

This course is designed for educators, trainers, assessors, training managers and anyone aspiring to work in the VET sector. It is ideal for individuals seeking to enhance their vocational training capabilities, improve learner outcomes, and stay abreast of the latest trends in the industry.

Job roles associated with this qualification relate to the delivery of training and assessment of competence within the VET sector. Possible job titles and roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Enterprise trainer
  • Enterprise assessor
  • Registered training organisation (RTO) trainer
  • RTO assessor
  • Training adviser or training needs analyst
  • Vocational education teacher

Qualification entry requirement

To be eligible to enrol into this course you need to demonstrate that you have skills and vocational experience in the field in which you plan to teach.

For example, to teach ‘business’ qualifications you will need a business qualification (to at least the level you wish to teach), along with several years of relevant experience working in business. To teach ‘hairdressing’ you will need a qualification in hairdressing (to at least the level you wish to teach), along with several years of relevant experience working as a hairdresser.

Mandatory pre-course items:

You will be required to complete a set of mandatory items online to ensure you are a suitable candidate for this course. This will include:

  • Completing a pre-course questionnaire to determine suitability of entry into this course
  • Uploading the evidence of your vocational competency to demonstrate that you have met the entry requirements of the qualification
  • Completing the course guide, which includes reviewing and accepting relevant Pinnacle Safety and Training academic policies
  • Completing the LLND (language, literacy, numeracy and digital literacy) screening tools to an acceptable level

Corporate Booking Enquiry

For group bookings outside our public course schedule or at your location, please submit your group booking enquiry here for an obligation free quote.

Why Choose Pinnacle?

Pinnacle Safety and Training, with over 15 years of operation, offers high-quality nationally recognised training solutions to businesses across Australia. Our TAE program is designed to swiftly immerse you in the essential knowledge, facilitated by industry experts, ensuring an efficient learning experience.

  • Proven track record of delivering quality training programs designed to meet learners and clients needs
  • Dedicated, local team of trainers and assessors to ensure you are supported throughout your professional development journey
  • Versatile training delivery alternatives designed to fit the demands of today’s fast-paced lifestyles
  • Specially designed training facilities situated throughout Australia, fostering optimal learning environments and supporting strong connections with learners
  • Pinnacle have trained and assessed over 8000 people in TAE across a wide variety of industry sectors

Resources Requirements List

Resource Requirements

General Resources Requirements (required by all students)
  • Modern laptop or desktop computer with:
    • Internet connectivity
    • Word processing software – Microsoft Word is highly recommended
    • Presentation software – Microsoft PowerPoint is highly recommended

  • Access to the internet
  • Two volunteers
  • A suitable training environment to conduct one-on-one training
  • Video recording equipment
  • Video editing equipment (if required) – free software is available online

Additional Requirements for Face-to-Face Students and Students Attending Face-to-Face Workshops
  • Laptop with the ability to connect to a wireless internet network
  • Optional additional resources may include:
    • Additional screen
    • Keyboard and mouse

Additional Requirements for Virtual Students and Students Attending Virtual Workshops
  • Reliable internet connection
  • Headphones with microphone

Additional Requirements for Distance Students Unable to Attend a Training Facility
  • A total of six volunteers (group of four + two individuals not part of the group)
  • Presenting equipment (projector or screen) as required for delivering training
  • A suitable training environment to accommodate four learners

The course was great. Jay explained everything very well and in a logical manner. Not only did I complete a nationally recognised qualification, I had a lot of fun doing so. I can’t say that about any other courses I have done. Thank you!

Dann T. - Melbourne

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