TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

The TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is a highly sought after qualification as it replaces the superseded TAE40110 qualification. It is intended for a variety of professionals in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector as well as workplace trainers and assessors who:

  • Train individuals and groups
  • Assess the competency of learners
  • Develop training programs to meet the needs of learners
  • Create assessment tools
  • Contextualise learning and assessment materials
  • Conduct assessment validation

Upgrade from TAE40110 to TAE40116

Find out how to upgrade your TAE40110 to TAE40116

Upgrade sessions, ‘TAEUP’ are listed below in the course schedule along with full qualifications.

Why study with us?

This course has been developed to provide skills and knowledge to:
Work with and use national training packages

Design and develop learning programs
Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
Provide work skill instruction
Plan and conduct assessment
Participate in assessment validation
Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

This course is suitable for:

Those with a vocational background who wish to become trainers and/or assessors within their field of experience. Ideal for those seeking a career change.
Those already working in the training/assessing field but who need formal training and/or a qualification

Units of Competency

TAEDES401 Design and Develop learning programs
TAEDES402 Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs
TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy needs
TAEDEL401 Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
TAEDEL402 Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and procedures
TAEASS402 Assess competence
TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation
TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools

For a full detailed list of these units please click here

MSA Training and Professional Development adheres to the Code of ethics for ACPET members

RTO Number: 21526

Class Schedule — 2020

Course CodeDayStart DateTimeLocation
202TAEKFriJul 24th9:00am - 4:30pmZoom
202TAEUPASatAug 8th9:00am - 4:30pmZoom
202TAECWedAug 12th9:00am - 4:30pmZoom
202TAEBSatAug 15th9:00am - 4:30pmZoom
202TAEDTueAug 25th6:00pm - 9:30pmZoom
202TAEESatSep 12th9:00am - 4:30pmZoom
202TAEFTueSep 29th9:00am - 4:30pmZoom
202TAEGSatOct 10th9:00am - 4:30pmZoom
202TAEHThuOct 22nd9:00am - 4:30pmZoom
202TAEISatNov 7th9:00am - 4:30pmZoom


Non-Funded Fees

Full $3,600.00

Concession $3,400.00

Government Funded Fees

Full $1,455.30

Concession $291.06

Click here for Payment Plans 2020

To view the 2020 Indicative Government Subsidised Student Tuition Fees for all our courses please click here all course fees include manuals throughout the course.

To find out if you are eligible for funding please complete our self assessment flowchart: Government Funding Eligibility Flowchart

You will need to already have skills and vocational experience in the field in which you wish to teach. Eg. To teach ‘business’ courses you will need a Business qualification along with several years of relevant experience working in business. To teach ‘hairdressing’ you will need a qualification in hairdressing as well as several years of relevant experience working as a hairdresser. If you do not already have skills and experience in a vocational area then your enrolment in this course will not be accepted.

Students will require a sound understanding of how to navigate computers along with software (Word, PowerPoint), opening and closing documents, saving documents, formatting documents, typing and using the internet for searching and emails. Students who are not confident using computers are welcome to enrol in one of the short computer courses provided by Monash Training and Professional Development.

Students are required to fill out a Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment during the enrolment process. For those with difficulty filling out the LLN form Monash Training and Professional Development offers a beginners’ ESL and individual ESL classes. During enrolment students will also undergo a pre-training review which will help make sure this course is right for you and identify any additional support you may need.

To enrol into this course, please download the enrolment forms below. Once completed lease email to msa-monashtraining@monash.edu. You will then be contacted by the office in regards to completing the Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment. Please note, the LLN assessment is a requirement for ALL students who wish to undertake this qualification. For more information click here. 

Enrolment Form 

Pre-Training Review

Student Information Handbook

Government Funding Eligibility Flowchart and Enrolment Checklist

After achieving this qualification, depending on interests and skills/knowledge/experience, students may undertake higher level qualifications within the TAE training package such as the TAE50211 Diploma of Training Design and Development or the TAE50111 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training. You may also apply to Monash University for entry into a Bachelor of Education.

MSA Training and Professional Development actively works alongside students to ensure they feel support throughout their studies. Through attending our free support sessions, students are given the opportunity to bring their work and ask questions, seek advice, receive feedback and chat to a trainer about any queries or concerns.

If you’re currently enrolled in a Cert IV in Training and Assessment or Upgrade course with us and would like to attend a support session, please fill email msa-monastraining@monash.edu with your name, phone number, current course code and units. One of our staff members will be in contact shortly.
Please note, students may enrol in a maximum of two support sessions. If you require further help, please contact the MSA Training & Professional Development office.

Natarsha Krug

Experienced Senior Trainer/Assessor with an expertise in teaching literacy and numeracy. Also experienced in delivering Certificate IV qualifications in Leadership and Management, Business, Retail, Business Administration, Training and Assessment and Certificate I,II, III in GEA as well as teaching English.

A demonstrated history of assisting students to continue a lifelong learning journey and achieve their goals. Passionate in coaching adults in a professional context, international students and assisting adults with low literacy and numeracy skills, minority community groups and disengaged youth. Skilled in classroom facilitation, workplace training, traineeships, not for profit organisations, coaching, case management, curriculum design, working autonomously and within a team.


Sherry Hayward

Sherry is a dedicated and enthusiastic professional with over 18 years of experience in the VET industry. Sherry teaches Cert IV and Diploma in Leadership and Management, as well as Cert IV in Training and Assessment, using industry experience to provide an innovative education to her students.

Matthew Doig

Using skills gained from extensive experience as a Human Resource Development Professional with over twenty years’ experience, Matthew teaches Cert IV in Training and Assessment. Matthew is a strong communicator with excellent leadership skills and he has an ability to pass these skills to his students who benefit from his organised training method.

This qualification is available to be taught at your workplace for groups of 8 or more employees. Find out more here.

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