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TAE40122 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

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Key details

Duration

1.5 year/s

This program is delivered over a period of 6 to 12 months. The length of time to complete this qualification will depend on the location, study mode and/or units selected and will vary depending upon how long a student takes to reach the required competency level.

Intake

Locations

Alice Springs, Palmerston, Online
Not available to international students.

Course code

TAE40122

Overview



This qualification reflects the roles of entry-level vocational education and training (VET) teachers, trainers and assessors who are delivering training services to vocational learners and assessment services to candidates.

The roles may be undertaken by those working in registered training organisations (RTOs), enterprises, community organisations, schools and other VET provision contexts.

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

This qualification meets the minimum education requirement for trainers and assessors operating without under applicable VET legislation, frameworks, and/or standards. The qualification is a successor to TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Career opportunities

Occupations relevant to this qualification include: 
>VET Lecturer, Trainer, Assessor
>Organisational Trainer 

Credit transfers and advanced standing

Skill recognition

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is the acknowledgement of a person's skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience, which may be used to grant status or credit in a subject regardless of how and where they were attained, including overseas.This can include skills from:

  • Previous study excluding courses at another VET/TAFE institution, but including courses at school or college, through adult education classes or training programs at work;
  • Work experience (including both work that is paid and unpaid); and/or
  • Life experience (for example leisure pursuits or voluntary work).

RPL is a form of assessment. It is used to determine whether a person has acquired, through formal or informal learning, the skills and experience consistent with the stated competency standards that comprise a qualification. RPL is not time referenced, so there are no parameters on how or when the skills are acquired. However, the skills that have been acquired through life experience etc., must be current and must match the elements and performance criteria contained in the individual unit.

Students seeking RPL need to indicate this on their enrolment form at the time of enrolment.

For further information please refer to the Applicant's Guide to the Recognition of Prior Learning or contact Student Central on 1800 061 963 (free call) or email Student.Central@cdu.edu.au.

Credit Transfer

Charles Darwin University as a Registered Training Organisation recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statement of Attainments issued by any other Australian Registered Training Organisation.

Students are encouraged to submit any requests for credit from previous studies at the time of enrolment, to ensure they are not enrolling in units they may not need to undertake.

In order to apply for exemption/credit transfer from units completed at another training organisation, you will need to complete an Application for Exemption Form available from any campus, centre, or team, or a copy of the form can be obtained from the web.

Your completed Application for Exemption form together with attached documentary evidence (certified copy of Qualification/Statement of Attainment) to support your request for exemption/credit transfer should be submitted directly to the University either in person or by mail. Requests without documentary evidence will not be processed and will be returned to students. There are no fees attached to Credit Transfers.

Pathways

VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline.

Students who successfully complete VET qualifications at the Certificate IV level or above and subsequently enrol in a Bachelor degree in the same field or discipline, will receive advanced standing as detailed in the table below.


Completed Award Course Level
HE
VET
to a HE Award
Credit granted for a completed award in the same field
Certificate IV
*
3 year Bachelor award
up to 40 credit points
Certificate IV
*
4 year Bachelor award
up to 40 credit points
Diploma
*
*
3 year Bachelor award
up to 80 credit points
Diploma
*
*
4 year Bachelor award
up to 80 credit points
Advanced Diploma
*
*
3 year Bachelor award
up to 160 credit points
Advanced Diploma
*
*
4 year Bachelor award
up to 160 credit points
Associate Degree
*
3 year Bachelor award
up to 160 credit points
Associate Degree
*
4 year Bachelor award
up to 160 credit points

Further training pathways from this qualification include but are not limited to TAE50122 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training. On completion of this qualification, credit(s) may be available into Higher Education courses.

Fees

2024 Fees

  Fee Type  2024 Course Fees
  Fee Free TAFE*  Free
  Full Fee  $4,850.00 - $5,050.00

*This course is part of the Fee Free TAFE initiative. Fee Free TAFE and vocational education and training is a joint initiative of the Northern Territory Government and Australian Governments providing tuition-free training places to students wanting to train, retain or upskill.

Fee free places are available for eligible

Fees shown are indicative and subject to change annually. Actual course fees may vary depending on the units chosen. International non-student visa-holders; study eligibility needs to be verified before enrolment. Fees may vary depending on the visa type.

For further clarification and information on fees, payment options, instalment plans, and refunds, contact CDU on 1800 061 963 or refer to TAFE Fees and Payments.

International VET Package

Course information flyer(s)

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Why study at CDU?

Study with the Territory's largest training provider and gain industry-ready skills and experience. Whether you're a high school student or a working professional, we've got the courses and qualifications you want plus the support and flexibility you need to succeed. 

  • Learn from expert lecturers and industry professionals
  • Access to first-class facilities
  • Recognition of prior learning to qualify faster
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Why study at CDU?

Study with the Northern Territory's largest training provider and gain industry-ready skills and experience.

  • Access to first-class facilities
  • Recognition of prior learning accepted
  • Packages into higher education available for most courses
CDU Aquaculture students

Why study at CDU?

Study with the Territory's largest training provider and gain industry-ready skills and experience. Whether you're a high school student or a working professional, we've got the courses and qualifications you want plus the support and flexibility you need to succeed. 

  • Learn from expert lecturers and industry professionals
  • Access to first-class facilities
  • Recognition of prior learning to qualify faster
VET-palmerston-cookery-flipped

Why study at CDU?

Study with the Northern Territory's largest training provider and gain industry-ready skills and experience.

  • Access to first-class facilities
  • Recognition of prior learning accepted
  • Packages into higher education available for most courses

What will I study?

To achieve TAE40122 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment a total of twelve (12) units of competency must be completed comprising six (6) Core and six (6) Elective units as detailed in the packaging rules and listed below. The electives offered may vary between campuses.The total nominal hours for the sequence listed below is 485-505

Course structure

To achieve TAE40122 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment a total of twelve (12) units of competency must be completed comprising six (6) Core and six (6) Elective units as detailed in the packaging rules and listed below. The electives offered may vary between campuses.

The total nominal hours for the sequence listed below is 485-505.
 

CodeModule/Unit of CompetencyHours
Core units of competency
TAEASS412Assess competence50
TAEASS413Participate in assessment validation50
TAEDEL411Facilitate vocational training45
TAEDES411Use nationally recognised training products to meet vocational training needs25
TAEDES412Design and develop plans for vocational training60
TAEPDD401Work effectively in the VET sector40
 Total nominal hours for core units270
Elective units of competency (Select 6)
Group A (at least 3 must be from this group)
TAEASS512Design and develop assessment tools50
TAEDEL405Plan, organise and facilitate online learning40
TAEDEL415*Complete a practicum in a vocational education and training environment40
TAEDEL416Facilitate learning for young vocational learners45
Group B
TAELLN421Integrate core skills support into training and assessment30
TAELLN422Use foundation skills resources, strategies and advice30
Group C
BSBAUD412Work within compliance frameworks30
 Total nominal hours for elective units215-235
 Total nominal hours for the qualification485-505

Pre-requisite requirement:

TAEDEL415 is recommended for and only available to students working in a Registered Training Organisation.

Entry requirements

Admission criteria

Those entering this qualification must be able to demonstrate vocational competence in their proposed training and assessing area. Vocational competence 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 ensure you have the right skills and support to succeed in your course, a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N) evaluation helps identify any areas where you may need additional support to help you achieve your goals.

To gain entry into TAE40122 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment candidates require:

  • Computer skills to produce professional business documents
  • Access to a computer with system requirements as detailed for Learnline
  • Access to individuals and groups requiring training

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My lecturers and the academic staff at CDU have been very supportive in helping me develop strategies to become a competent teacher in Australia.

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CDU international student Sunny

The people-first approach to flexibility and supportive learning environment at CDU meant I could find a balance with study, work and family life.

Nikki

CDU student

Nikki Govan

My lecturers and the academic staff at CDU have been very supportive in helping me develop strategies to become a competent teacher in Australia.

Sunny

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CDU international student Sunny

Course details

Accreditation

This is a current, nationally accredited qualification from the TAE Training and Education Training Package.

Employability skills

Employability Skills are embedded in the training and assessment of national training package qualifications. Information on the Employability Skills relevant to your qualification can be obtained by visiting this website and keying in the national code for the qualification: training.gov.au

Location and study mode

Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.



Locations: Alice Springs, Palmerston, Online



Study Mode: On campus, online, both



Subject to demand other locations and modes may become available throughout the year.

Additional information

Sector
TAFE
Industry groups
GENERAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Occupation types
Vocational Education Teacher / Polytechnic Teacher
Area of study
Education

Contact details

Education and Foundation Skills
Location: Palmerston & Alice Springs Campuses
Phone: 08 8946 7517 (CAS) 08 8959 5312 (ASP)

Email: vet.csh@cdu.edu.au

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You make CDU

Together we are a positive force for change in our communities and the world.

Learn about teaching at CDU

Sunny is from China studying a Master of Teaching at CDU. Hear more about her experience of studying, living, working and playing in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

How to apply

How to apply for domestic students

CDU TAFE has several pathways for you to apply.

 

Visit How to apply for CDU TAFE courses for more information.

 

Admission requirements for domestic students

Before applying, you may want to check if you meet the admission requirements for studying with CDU.

 

CDU has many pathways to study, so don't worry if you don't meet the admission requirements right now. There is a study pathway to get you started on your journey.

Not sure if you are a domestic or international student?

That's OK - it can be a little tricky to know the difference.

 

To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

How to apply for international students

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

The process is simple, all you need is a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

Find a CDU agent partner

Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from the Australian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.

 

To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.

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