The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is the recognised qualification to become a vocational trainer and assessor. If you are considering a career in teaching in a vocational area and would like to pass your industry expertise onto others, this is the course for you.
Career opportunities, include:
- Trainer and assessor in varied vocational environments such as:
- private registered training organisations
- for-profit and not-for-profit organisations
Pathways to further study:
- TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training
- TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development
- TAE80316 Graduate Certificate in Digital Education
- TAE80113 Graduate Diploma of Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice
- TAE80213 Graduate Diploma of Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Leadership
- TAESS00010 Advanced Assessor Skill Set
- TAESS00016 Sustainable Practice Skill Set
- Associate Degree of Vocational Education and Training
- Graduate Certificate in Adult Vocational Education and Training
Studying the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment at Holmesglen
This course is structured to provide you with skills and knowledge to begin your career as a vocational educator. You will gain understanding that assists you in facilitating inclusive learning environments and developing teaching tools that promote student engagement and success.
The inclusion of the elective unit, Work with Diverse People, supports the development of fundamental adult learning theories required by trainers and assessors to meet the learning needs of a diverse range of learners studying vocational education.
The course offers students the opportunity to learn and develop skill and knowledge as a trainer and assessor through a face-to-face classroom interaction and engagement.
Tuesday 9.30am - 4.00pm (February intake)
Thursday 9.30am - 4.00pm (April intake)
Wednesday 9.30am – 4.00pm (July Intake)
Classes are one day per week, on campus (face to face delivery) according to the intake days/times above.
You get to learn through blended delivery which means you attend both on campus and virtual classes, connect online in real time with teachers and have access to all learning resources and assessments via the learning management system.
||Design and develop learning programs
||Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs
||Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
||Work with diverse people
||Plan assessment activities and processes
||Design and develop assessment tools
||Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
||Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
||Participate in assessment validation
| Code || Name |
|TAEDES401||Design and develop learning programs|
|TAEDES402||Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs|
|TAELLN411||Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|TAEASS401||Plan assessment activities and processes|
|TAEASS502||Design and develop assessment tools|
|TAEDEL401||Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning|
|TAEDEL402||Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace|
|TAEASS403||Participate in assessment validation|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
Applicants must demonstrate vocational competency in their proposed teaching and assessment 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. Applicants must have recent industry experience within the last 2-5 years.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. Applicants will also be required to attend an on-campus interview and where they will need to complete a shorthand written literacy exercise.
These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to reduce the number of units to be studied in your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completion you will receive the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE40116.
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
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|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Free TAFE eligible student||FREE|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
**Additional costs may also apply for course consumable and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses. To view the additional costs that apply for each course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession