Qualification details

TAE40116 - Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Supersedes TAE40110 - Certificate IV in Training and AssessmentInclusion of TAEASS502 and TAELLN411 in core units. Qualification structure has been changed to 9 core units and 1 elective unit, previously 7 core units and 3 elective units. 05/Apr/2016

Release Status:
ReleaseRelease date
(View details for release 2) 26/Nov/2019
1 (this release) 06/Apr/2016

Replaced release

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The current release is release 2View release 2 details.


SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 242211 Vocational Education Teacher 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0701 Teacher Education 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Training 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Trainer,Enterprise Trainer and Assessor,Learning Product Developer,Assessor (Training),Enterprise Trainer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 242211 Vocational Education Teacher 09/Aug/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0701 Teacher Education 09/Aug/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 06/Apr/2016 
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Modification History



Release 1

This qualification first released with TAE Training and Education Training Package Version 2.0.

Qualification Description

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 is typically six months to two years.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Achievement of this qualification by trainers is a requirement of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015.

Entry Requirements

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.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 10 

9 core units  plus

1 elective unit 

The elective unit may be:

  • from the elective list below
  • from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Certificate IV or above.

The elective unit chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs.

Core Units 

TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes

TAEASS402 Assess competence

TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation

TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools

TAEDEL401 Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

TAEDEL402 Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace

TAEDES401 Design and develop learning programs

TAEDES402 Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs

TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

Elective Units 

TAEASS301 Contribute to assessment

TAEDEL301 Provide work skill instruction

TAEDEL403 Coordinate and facilitate distance-based learning

TAEDEL404 Mentor in the workplace

TAEDEL501 Facilitate e-learning

TAELLN412 Access resources and support to address foundation skills

TAELLN413 Integrate foundation skills into vocational training delivery

TAETAS401 Maintain training and assessment information

BSBAUD402 Participate in a quality audit

BSBCMM401 Make a presentation

BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals

BSBMKG413 Promote products and services

BSBREL402 Build client relationships and business networks

BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 


Equivalence status 

TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Inclusion of TAELLN411 and TAEASS502 into core.

Now 9 core and 1 elective, previously 7 core and 3 electives.

No equivalent qualification


Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=35337905-785d-4f93-8777-e9991ad4c6c3