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Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE40116


This practical course is designed for individuals who deliver training and conduct assessments either in a Registered Training Organisation or in their current workplace. This is a cross industry qualification and a requirement for those who deliver and/or assess against national VET qualifications.


Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE40116

Course No:



CIT Bruce 


13 full day sessions (7.5 Hours) face to face delivered over 26 weeks. Additional individual study of approximately 5 hours per week including online activities, research, report writing, team work, skill development.

Cost Info:

Refer to the CIT Solutions website for information about this course, including fees and how to enrol.

Likely Job Outcome:

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

Application Type:

CIT Solutions

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.

For internal CIT teacher education courses, your nomination must be endorsed by your Head of Department.

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

Complete 10 subjects (9 core and 1 elective). For details, visit the CIT Solutions website

Complete 10 subjects (9 Core and 1 elective)

Core: Complete all 9

  • TAELLN411   Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
    • CIT Code: TRNG170
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge a vocational trainer or assessor requires to identify language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skill requirements of training and the work environment, and to use resources and strategies that meet the needs of the learner group.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • TAEASS401   Plan assessment activities and processes
    • CIT Code: TRNG340
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan the assessment process, including recognition of prior learning (RPL), in a competency-based assessment system.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • TAEASS402   Assess competence
    • CIT Code: TRNG341
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement an assessment plan, and gather quality evidence to assess the competence of a candidate using compliant assessment tools.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • TAEASS403   Participate in assessment validation
    • CIT Code: TRNG342
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to participate in an assessment validation process.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • TAEASS502   Design and develop assessment tools
    • CIT Code: TRNG343
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and to develop assessment tools used to guide the collection of quality evidence, including their application in formative, summative and recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • TAEDEL401   Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
    • CIT Code: TRNG344
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, organise and deliver training for individuals within a group.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • TAEDEL402   Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
    • CIT Code: TRNG345
      Description: This unit describes skills and knowledge required to plan, organise and facilitate learning for individuals in a workplace, using real work activities as the basis for learning.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • TAEDES401   Design and develop learning programs
    • CIT Code: TRNG346
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conceptualise, design, develop and review learning programs to meet an identified need for a group of learners. The unit addresses the skills and knowledge needed to identify the parameters of a learning program, determine its design, outline the content, and review its effectiveness.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • TAEDES402   Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs
    • CIT Code: TRNG347
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use training packages and accredited courses as tools to support industry, organisation and individual competency development needs.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete 1

  • TAEDEL301   Provide work skill instruction
    • CIT Code: TRNG372
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct individual and group instruction, demonstrate work skills and assess the success of training and one’s own training performance, using existing learning resources in a safe and comfortable learning environment. It emphasises the training as being driven by the work process and context, and applies to a person working under supervision as a work skill instructor in a wide range of settings not restricted to training organisations.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBCMM411   Make presentations
    • CIT Code: BUSN276
      Description: This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to prepare, deliver and review presentations for target audiences.This unit applies to individuals who may be expected to make presentations for a range of purposes, such as marketing, training and promotions. They contribute well developed communication skills in presenting a range of concepts and ideas.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

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