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TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Build a Successful Career on Your Own Terms This Year as a Trainer and Assessor.

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  • Immersive Learning Workshop
  • $1250reduced from $2200
  • Who is it for:
    You have some knowledge and have been working in relevant industry. You want to become Job Ready asap to start working as a trainer assessor.
  • Course Delivery:
    Face-to-face and self paced learning
  • Course Duration:
    3 weeks + Extended self-learning over 5 months, if candidate cannot complete the course in 4 weeks.
  • Partial Study Mode
  • $1250reduced from $2200
  • Who is it for:
    Currently working but can spare 4 hours in the evening twice a week. Not in a hurry but you want to become Job Ready as trainer and assessor soon.
  • Course Delivery:
    Face-to-face and self paced learning
  • Course Duration:
    24 Weeks (Saturday Class) or 24 Weeks (Evening Class). More info inside Partial Study Mode tab below.
  • Self Paced Study Mode
  • $1250reduced from $2200
  • Who is it for:
    Working in an RTO or relevant VET sector for some time. You have access to resources and able to complete the course at own pace with limited support.
  • Course Delivery:
    Self paced learning over 6 months
  • Course Duration:
    6 months with online classes and support sessions with assessors


Unlock a world of opportunities in the Vocational Education Training sector with Frontier’s (RTO 21244) nationally recognized TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.  In sync with the current industry standards, this is the perfect course for you to get started with the career of your dreams, upgrade your skills or realign your career goals entirely.

At Frontier, the course structure and delivery method carefully curated to help every student optimize their learning outcomes and live the life that they visualize for themselves.

Become a Trainer Assessor in your field of expertise

Course delivery is via an online virtual classroom or face-to-face

Why choose Frontier’s TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Frontier Institute of Technology cares about your growth as a trainer and assessor. Besides creating a seamless curriculum, we add value to ensure that every individual who completes the program is on her or her way to better employment opportunities and a secure future.

  • Get pre-enrolment support to choose the most suitable course.
  • A supportive and friendly environment to help you learn better.
  • Face-to-Face and Self-Study options to help you learn at your pace.
  • Complete understanding and practical application of all the skills listed in each unit.
  • Competency based training.
  • Develop the right training and assessment tools to achieve real success as a VET trainer and Assessor.
  • Our TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is recognized under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
  • Post-enrolment support to find the best employment opportunities.
  • Regular intakes to ensure that you do not miss out on enrolments.
  • Smaller groups for concentrated attention on each individual.

Entry requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be 21 years or over
  • Be sufficiently proficient in English (read, write and speak) to be able to work successfully in a highly regulated environment
  • Be able to demonstrate vocational competency in their proposed teaching and assessing area.

Pre Training Review (PTR)

A pre training interview would be conducted with the applicant by a Frontier representative. This interview will help us identify your prior experience, existing knowledge, skills and suitability for the course. Pre Training Review will be valuable in determining additional support and/or reasonable adjustment required for you to successfully complete the course.

Language, Literacy & Numeracy

Applicants must undertake a language, literacy and numeracy assessment during their induction session prior to beginning the qualification. Results will be assessed on an individual level by the assessor.

Depending upon the level of support required for the language, literacy or numeracy an alternative training and assessment methods may be used or the learners will be recommended to pursue Foundation Skills program, which will help them fulfil the LLN gap and achieve the qualification.

Course structure

The students enrolled in TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment are required to complete 10 units of competency as listed below: 

Core unit

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 unit

TAEDEL301 Provide work Skill instruction

Immersive Learning Workshop


This is our intermediate/ in-house training module directed towards those learners who want to be involved in the classroom workshops, take advantage of face-to-face learning and yet complete the course at a shorter duration.

Delivery Method

The course is divided into three clusters, namely design, delivery and assessment. It is a blend of face to face and online study as follows: 

  • Virtual Face to Face in groups using ZOOM online platform
  • (Monday to Friday) 5 days of 8 hours each day for 5 weeks continuously alternating every week for training and assessment
  • Additional 2 hours per week support session (supervised self-paced) over 24 weeks
  • Classroom-based Face to Face (due to Pandemic not in practice)

Course Highlights 

  • The face to face sessions introduce students to the foundational elements of the course. 
  • Practical learning activities for hands on learning of each skill. 
  • Assessments are tackled in class mostly with the exception of minimum Take Away Self-Paced Assessments to reduce to load on our students. 
  • Get access to online resources to continue your learning at your own pace after 3 weeks of face-to-face classes. 
  • Weekly support sessions for students who opt for online self-paced study.

Intake Dates:

Course NameIntake DateSpots LeftEnrol Now
Cert IV Training and AssessmentSat 15-Jan-2022FULL
Cert IV Training and AssessmentTue 15-Feb-20228
Cert IV Training and AssessmentWed 04-May-202210

Partial Study Mode


This module combines fast-paced face to face classes and online self-study. The course is directed towards individuals with relevant qualification or evidence of work experience in the industry. For learners who need a flexible study module that fits into their busy schedule, this is the ideal choice. 

Delivery Method

This course blends fast-track face to face sessions with online self-learning and is delivered as follows: 

  • Virtual Face to Face in groups using ZOOM online platform
  • Classroom-based Face to Face (due to Pandemic not in practice)
  • 24 Weekends (Saturday Class) or 24 Weeks (Evening Class)
  • Additional 2 hours per week support session (supervised self-paced) over 24 weeks

Course Highlights 

  • Get full trainer guidance to understand the elements of each unit thoroughly. 
  • The online delivery option includes Zoom sessions along with portal work. 
  • Designed especially for individuals who need to balance between work, family and study.

Intake Dates:

Course NameIntake DateSpots LeftEnrol Now
Cert IV Training and Assessment

24 Weekends (Saturday Class) or 24 Weeks (Evening Class)

Sat 15-Jan-2022

Half day only from 9:30am to 1:30pm for 24 weeks

Cert IV Training and Assessment

24 Weekends (Saturday Class) or 24 Weeks (Evening Class)

Sat 05-Feb-2022

Saturday Class

Cert IV Training and Assessment

24 Weekends (Saturday Class) or 24 Weeks (Evening Class)

Tue 01-Mar-2022

Evening Class


Self Paced Study Mode


This is an advanced learning module that is directed towards highly motivated self-learners with over 2 years of relevant industry experience and pre-requisite skills and competencies. 

Delivery Method

This is a complete online self-study module which is spread across 6 months. 

Course Highlights 

  • Get on-going support from assessors through Zoom and phone calls or emails throughout the course. 
  • The learning structure is extremely flexible, allowing you to learn at your pace. 
  • Induction for course is carried out fortnightly by each trainer.

Intake Dates

Course NameIntake DateSpots LeftEnrol Now
Cert IV Training and AssessmentTue 15-Feb-202215
Cert IV Training and AssessmentFri 18-Mar-202215

Payment Options

Providing equal education opportunities for everyone is one of Frontier’s primary goals. This is why we have several payment options that allow you to join a course of your choice with minimum financial stress.

  • Pay Directly to Frontier’s Account Department: Make an upfront payment by cash, EFTPOS, credit card or EFT directly to our accounts department.
  • Study loans: Make the most of Australia’s first ever private student loan. This is a reliable option that lets you make payments in simple instalments at affordable interest rates for loans between $2001 and $15000.
  • Study Pay: Get an instant loan in just five minutes with our partner, Study Pay. Get loans between $500 and $2000 with easy repayment plans.
  • Direct Debit Ezpay: Save time with weekly, fortnightly and monthly payments that are debited directly at the scheduled time frame.
  • Verto Skill to Transform: A special funding plan for students over the age of 45 with VERTO, a community owned, not-for-profit organization.
  • Openpay: This Australian payment technology allows you to spread out your repayments conveniently with no additional interest.

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First Point of ContactGleise Cipriano
Office Hours9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday excluding public holidays

Student Support and Other Policies

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If you require further information, please contact student admin on 1300 625 102

What You Can Do After the Course

There are many job roles that you can explore once you have received the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment:

  • RTO Trainer or Assessor
  • Enterprise Trainer or Assessor
  • Training Advisor
  • Training Needs Analyst
  • Vocational Education Teacher

Students also become eligible for further study in TAE training and Education to become a valuable trainer assessor in the VET sector.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Have you have achieved the Trainer Assessor Skill Set? Have you been working as Trainer Trainee? Are you involved in Assessment designing?

You may have sufficient evidence to qualify for RPL. Your experience Counts. Get in touch with a frontier course advisor to see how we can help in your journey.


RPL is an acronym for Recognised Prior Learning. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment pathway to gain a qualification if you believe that you have the skills, knowledge and experience gained through work, training courses and work based training to meet the requirements of the course.

If you have required skills and experience in a sector, and can provide supporting evidences, you may be eligible for Recognised Prior Learning (RPL), which will provide you a certification based on your experience.

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