Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the roles of entry-level vocational education and training (VET) teachers, trainers and assessors who are delivering training services to vocational learners and assessment services to candidates. The roles may be undertaken by those working in registered training organisations (RTOs), enterprises, community organisations, schools and other VET provision contexts.

The volume of learning of the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is typically six months to two years.

There are 12 units in the TAE40122 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. These are divided into 6 core units and 6 elective units.

This qualification meets the minimum education requirement for trainers and assessors operating without supervision under applicable VET legislation, frameworks and/or standards. The qualification is the successor to the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Alana Kaye College is currently finalising a new suite of programs from the TAE Training Package that include self-paced online options, face-to-face classroom-based experiences, facilitator-led online learning via zoom and recognition of prior learning pathways. If you would like to be amongst the first to undertake a new TAE qualification with Alana Kaye College please contact our campuses in Darwin and/or Gold Coast on 1300 252625 or training@alanakaye.edu.au




Face-to-Face​ & Distance Learning


12 months​

Course Breakdown

Core Units


Use nationally recognised training products to meet vocational training needs


Work effectively in the VET sector


Facilitate vocational training


Design and develop plans for vocational training


Assess competence


Participate in assessment validation

Elective Units


Provide work skill instruction


Make presentations


Facilitate workplace-based learning


Mentor in the workplace


Integrate core skills support into training and assessment


Design and develop assessment tools

Career Outcomes

Entry Requirements

Those entering this qualification must be able to demonstrate vocational competence in their proposed training and assessing area. Vocational competence is defined as broad industry knowledge and experience, and may include, but is not limited to, holding a relevant unit of competency or qualification. All potential students for this qualification must undertake an Alana Kaye College interview (face-to-face, telephone or online) and complete a TAE40122 Entry Requirements form and a My Qualification Plan before enrolment. This will help to determine the Target Group suitable for the student.

Recognition of Prior Learning

You can apply for RPL if you have the knowledge and skills gained through work, formal study, volunteering, informal or formal training, social activities or general life experiences. If you feel that you may qualify for RPL, please contact our office for further information about the process to demonstrate your experience and knowledge.

Course Fees


(this includes $400.00 non-refundable enrolment fee)

Students are responsible for the purchase of textbook/s relevant to this qualification. Payment plans are available.


  • Course learning and assessment material (excluding textbook/s)
  • Coffee and tea
  • Certification upon successful completion

Payment Plans

Alana Kaye believes that everyone should have access to quality education, which is why we have a range of payment options to choose from.

Resources Required

Students are required to have access to a computer (or use Alana Kaye’s laptop’s) to complete assessment tasks. Alana Kaye are conscious of the environment and where possible, provide resources and assessments in an electronic format. Please bring a laptop to workshops.

Up-front Payment

A payment of $1,400 is required prior to commencement of your course. This includes the non-refundable enrolment fee of $400 paid on enrolment. The remainder of the course fees can be paid on commencement or a payment arrangement can be negotiated by completing a Payment Plan Agreement.

We accept payments via VISA, MasterCard or bank deposit.

The Qualification will not be awarded until all payments are received.