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Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE40116


Fee Free TAFE

The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) is being delivered by the Canberra Institute of Technology for the first time as a Fee Free TAFE program to those who meet eligibility.

Prepare to put your industry expertise to work and become a qualified professional trainer and assessor when you study this practical, engaging and theoretical course. The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment has national recognition and is essential to qualify you to deliver nationally accredited vocational training in registered training organisations (RTOs) as well as in secondary schools with vocational programs.

Successful completion of this course will also equip you with the skills and knowledge to effectively plan, design, deliver and assess programs in line with vocational education and training (VET) frameworks, legislation and standards.

This Qualification has been superseded by the Department of Education, Skills and Employment and will change in Semester 2, 2024. This may result in changes to the program structure, duration, content and fees. You will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.


Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE40116

Course No:



CIT Bruce 


2 days per week delivered over 12 months with flexibility and access to online course content. Some classes and workshops may be delivered virtually

Cost Info:

The 2023 Semester 1 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total course cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Likely Job Outcome:

Trainer and/or assessor in a Vocational Education and Training (VET) environment.

Application Type:

Standard; Fee Free TAFE

Additional Information

Is this course right for you?
The TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment 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
The TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is suitable for those with a vocational background who wish to become trainers and/or assessors within their field of experience. This qualification is ideal for those seeking a career change. It is also suitable for those already working in the training/assessing field but who need formal training and/or a qualification.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

You must have vocational competency in your industry/field in which you can train and assess others, and access to a real or simulated work environment to demonstrate training and assessment competency.
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.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level course. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Due to technical reasons the subjects for this course are not currently available. For more information please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email