TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment

This qualification reflects the roles of individuals delivering training and assessment services in the vocational education and training (VET) sector.

This qualification (or the skill sets derived from units of competency within it) is also suitable preparation for those engaged in the delivery of training and assessment of competence in a workplace context, as a component of a structured VET program.

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

For candidates who have not held any TAE qualifications or competencies previously and would like to complete the full qualification outcome, candidates need to complete the Enterprise Trainer / Assessor Skill Set followed by the design cluster and the delivery cluster. The design and or delivery cluster can be completed in any order, however the Enterprise Trainer / Assessor skill set must be completed first. Please see below for further information on either of these courses and or follow the link to each of the specific course pages for upcoming dates on our course calendar.

  1. Trainer and Assessor Cluster (TAE Enterprise Trainer / Assessor Skill Set) – this is the first component to complete
  2. Design Cluster
  3. Delivery Cluster

For those who already hold previous TAE qualifications – several options may exist pls refer to the information contained on our TAE refresher / upgrade course page.

Those entering this program must be able to demonstrate vocational competency in their proposed teaching and assessing 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.

Offering TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment at our Training locations in Brisbane & Mackay


  • Personnel who currently train and assess in the workplace and who need to formalise their skills
  • People in the workplace who would like to become Trainers and Assessors in their workplace or in a Registered Training Organisations (RTO)
  • Existing Trainers and Assessors in RTOs
  • Or simply those wishing to educate themselves further in Adult Education


  • Full Training – Workshops / Self Paced Learning
  • Recognised Prior Learning – Workshops / Self Paced Assessment
  • Upgrades / Refreshers – Workshops / Self Paced Learning

Full Training – Workshops
Trainer and Assessor Cluster
This cluster is designed for trainers and assessors who deliver non accredited training or work with other trainers in delivering nationally recognised training.

  • TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes
  • TAEASS402 Access competence
  • TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation
  • TAEDEL301 Provide work skill instruction

Duration: 4 Days (plus additional practical assessments that can be completed in a workplace or simulated environment )

Successful completion of the Trainer and Assessor Cluster will allow you to gain the skills and knowledge required for a Statement of Attainment TAESS00015 Enterprise or Workplace Trainer and Assessor.

Design Cluster
This cluster is enables you to gain the skills to assist in developing learning programs in the vocational education sector including the ability and analyse and unpack training packages and or units of competency to design programs to suit your clients/ workplace needs.

  • TAEDES401 Design and develop learning programs
  • TAEDES402 Use training packages & accredited courses to meet clients’ needs
  • TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools

Duration: 3 Days (plus additional practical assessments that can be completed in a workplace or simulated environment )

Delivery Cluster
This cluster will provide techniques and strategies you can implement in your delivery strategies focusing on the importance of session planning through to continuous review of training you deliver.

  • TAELLN411 Address adult language and numeracy skills
  • TAEDEL401 Plan, organise and deliver group based learning
  • TAEDEL402 Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace

Duration: 3 Days (plus additional practical assessments that can be completed in a workplace or simulated environment )

Recognised Prior Learning /Upgrades
Already hold the TAE40110 or some units from the training package? Great, contact us for a training plan at admin@sharp5.com.au or call 0749441112

Duration: Varies

This is a nationally accredited training program. Upon successful completion of all 10 units of competency, participants will receive a nationally recognised Qualification for TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment issued by Sharp5 RTO# 40478