Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification is a compulsory requirement for trainers and assessors who operate in the vocational education and training (VET) sector. 

This course is designed for everyone engaged in training and assessing participants for nationally recognised qualifications, skill sets or units of competency. It will give you a range of practical tools to use in designing, delivering and evaluating training in the VET sector. 

You will develop and practise training and assessment skills including:

  • planning, delivering and evaluating training for individuals and groups
  • unpacking training packages
  • working within the VET framework
  • designing and contextualising learning programs
  • assessing learner needs and performance.

You will also develop your presentation and communication skills. 

Option 1 – with funding*

$1,995 (GST free) 
Your employer is invoiced upfront.

*There are 2 funding types:

  • General – funding available for individuals who meet eligibility criteria.
  • Training contracts – funding undertaken in partnership with your employer and the government.

Eligibility criteria 

A student (16 years or older and not enrolled at school) may be eligible for a subsidised training place if they live or work in South Australia, and:

  • are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or
  • are a permanent Australian resident, or
  • hold a state sponsored visa on a pathway to permanent residency.

Find out more on the Skills SA website.

Option 2 – without funding 

$3,950 (GST free) 
20% deposit may be required. Payment plans are available for individuals.

Please note: 

  • ASC Training & Development does not take payment of more than $1,500 from individuals in a single payment.
  • Nationally recognised training is GST free. 

To enrol in this course you must:

  • be able to demonstrate vocational competency in your proposed teaching and assessing area. Vocational competency is defined as broad industry knowledge and experience. You may hold a relevant qualification or have worked in the industry sector. Please contact us for clarification if you are unsure.
  • have English language and literacy skills sufficient to undertake study at Certificate IV level. 
  • have good computer skills and be able to organise and manage files, edit documents, research information on the internet, and record video on your phone, tablet or other device.
  • be able to commit 10-15 hours of your own time for each assessment (assessment tasks are completed between sessions).

Recognised Prior Learning 

If you believe you have relevant prior skills and knowledge which covers your current learning, please contact us. You will need to provide documentary evidence as proof of RPL.


This qualification is made up of 12 units of competency (6 core and 6 elective). 

Based on our many years' experience working with a wide range of organisations, we have customised this qualification to reflect key training and assessing competencies.

Core units

  • TAEPDD401 Work effectively in the VET sector
  • TAEDES411 Use nationally recognised training products to meet vocational needs
  • TAEDES412 Design and develop plans for vocational training
  • TAEDEL411 Facilitate vocational training
  • TAEASS412 Assess competence
  • TAEASS413 Participate in assessment validation


  • BSBCMM411 Make presentations
  • TAEDEL311 Provide work skill instruction
  • TAEDEL405 Plan, organise and facilitate online learning
  • TAELLN421 Integrate core skills support into training and assessment
  • TAEASS404 Assess competence in an online environment
  • TAEASS512 Design and develop assessment tools


  • Assessment is competency based. You will be assessed as ‘Competent’, ‘Partially Complete’ or ‘Not Yet Competent’ for each unit of competency. 
  • You will be invited to resubmit work until competency can be demonstrated.

Our graduates tell us that this course has given them:

  • a better understanding of the VET sector
  • a better understanding of the diverse needs of learners and how to cater for these
  • the skills to structure effective and engaging programs and sessions
  • more confidence in presenting to small and large groups
  • a deeper understanding of assessment processes
  • employment and professional development opportunities.

Employers tell us that they have experienced significant and measurable benefits to the workplace as a result of staff attending this course.

With this qualification in hand, graduates have the option to undertake the TAE50122 Diploma of Vocational Education.

Course duration

  • Orientation session followed by 16 training days
  • Two self-paced, online units

Course dates

Our next course starts on 04 September 2024. Training days are scheduled 4-5 weeks apart.

  • Wednesday, 04 September 2024, 10am - 11am Orientation LVC
  • Wednesday, 11 September 2024 (LVC)
  • Tuesday, 08 October 2024 (LVC)
  • Wednesday, 30 October 2024 (LVC)
  • Thursday, 21 November 2024 (LVC)
  • Tuesday, 17 December 2024 (F2F)
  • Wednesday, 18 December 2024 (F2F)
  • Tuesday, 11 February 2025 (F2F)
  • Wednesday, 12 February 2025 (F2F)
  • Thursday, 13 February 2025 (F2F)
  • Thursday, 13 March 2025 (LVC)
  • Tuesday, 08 April 2025 (LVC)
  • Wednesday, 09 April 2025 (LVC)
  • Thursday, 01 May 2025 (F2F)
  • Wednesday, 28 May 2025 (LVC)
  • Tuesday, 24 June 2025 (LVC)
  • Wednesday, 27 July 2025 (F2F)

LVC = Live virtual classroom
F2F = Face-to-face 

Location for face-to-face sessions: Education Development Centre, Milner Street, Hindmarsh, Adelaide 

TAE40122 FAQs

I hold the TAE40116. Should I upgrade to the TAE40122?
As long as you hold the TAE40116 there is no need to upgrade unless you wish to hold the most recent version of the qualification. If you hold an older qualification such as the TAE10110, give us a call to discuss your options.

I'm a registered secondary teacher, do I need to undertake TAE40122?
No. If you plan to deliver VET training for an RTO your education qualification will be sufficient. However, if you plan to assess VET units of competency or qualifications, you will need to complete TAESS00019 Workplace Assessor Skill Set. We have designed a program specifically for registered secondary teachers to complete this skill set.


Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Enrol Online
  • Nationally recognised training
  • Live virtual classroom AND Face-to-face
  • Tools & Tech: Zoom or Teams, ASC Training Online 


    Location for face-to-face sessions: Education Development Centre, Milner Street, Hindmarsh, Adelaide 

  • Duration: 16 training days
  • Has prerequisites

Need help choosing the right course?

By continually reviewing and redefining our workplace learning standards, we ensure that the training you receive is the training industry demands and future leaders need.

Speak to our Training Coordinator today about your training needs. 

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