TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Workplace Trainer and Assessor

Next Course Date 15th July 2019
Training Format Workshop/Classroom
Course Fee $1,800.00 This course is GST free
Duration 6 Days + Student support
Training Location 9 Denison Street, Newcastle West
Support Days 30th May 2019, 17th June 2019, 12th July 2019, 16th August 2019, 13th September 2019, 18th October 2019, 15th November 2019 and 13th December

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The Workplace Trainer and Assessor skill set, is for trainers and assessors wishing to obtain the formal training and assessment competencies to assess according to industry requirements.

Qualification Overview

This specific Industry course which incorporates 2 units of competency from the Training and Assessment package is designed to provide participants with critical skills in delivering and assessing small-groups. This know-how is core to organisational success given the effectiveness of such training in adult learning situations. It is designed for people who have extensive knowledge and skills in a particular subject and will have the responsibility for training and assessing their colleagues.

Who should attend?

This course is for trainers and assessors wishing to obtain the formal training and assessment competencies to assess according to industry requirements. Individuals should be engaged in a training and education environment or have vocational skills at a level that supports training and education in the subject area in which they intend to teach. The technical expertise achieved in this qualification may be utilised in, and is not limited to, the following job roles:

  • workplace inductions
  • workplace mentor
  • Employees who need to achieve this level in the workplace. These people may have experience but lack formal qualifications.

The course also provides an opportunity for existing workers to obtain a statement of attainment for the skills already acquired with experience. Job roles include enterprise trainer, enterprise assessor training adviser or training needs analyst.

Entry Requirement

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.

You will be asked to complete a series of questions relating to your previous employment and training history. You will be required to agree to and provide written permission for Forsythes Training to contact your employer.


After completing this course, participants may choose to complete the remaining required units of competency to achive the full TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification.

Course Structure

This course is organised into two (2) units of competency from the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification.

The program is comprised of six face to face classroom workshop

Part of the program contains sections of self-paced learning where participants are required to complete some assessments within their workplace/outside of classroom workshops. This includes on-the-job learning, research and additional reading.

Forsythes Training has grouped the units of competency into two (2) clusters (listed below) which provides more opportunity for flexible delivery and assessment.

Participants must attend clustered units in a block of consecutive training days.

Once consultation has taken place and been finalised with the employer, Forsythes Training will send the employer information to send to potential students which includes but is not limited to the following;

• Details of the units of competency students will be participating in
• How the course will be delivered
• How students will be assessed
• What resources we will provide
• Student support that we offer
• How we will customise the program to ensure it is relevant

This ensures potential students have been provided with upfront information before they enrol into the course and allows them the opportunity to ask any questions and/or determine if the course is right for them

Course Schedule

Participants must attend clustered units in a block of consecutive training days.

Newcastle Training Dates

Units Current Intake Next Program Dates
Cluster 1


3 Days
2nd September 2019
3rd September 2019
4th September 2019
3 Days
27th November 2019
28th November 2019
29th November 2019
Cluster 2


3 Days
28th October 2019
29th October 2019
30th October 2019
3 Days
16th December 2019
17th December 2019
18th December 2019

Recognition of Prior Learning

For participants not wishing to attend classroom workshops, skills recognition through an assessment only pathway is available through a formal RPL application process where previous industry experience applies. A Recognition kit will need to be completed.

AQF Qualifications and Statements of Attainment are recognised at enrolment or during the course through the Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer process, provided qualifications are relevant to the course undertaken are current.

Forsythes Training recommends that you access our Student Information Handbook click here to access.

The Student Information Handbook provides you with information about Forsythes Training and covers the following areas:

  • Welcome
  • Company profile
  • Student registration process including our refund policy and course cost information
  • Student Induction
  • Student records and information
  • The assessment process and policies
  • Rights, responsibilities and standards
  • Student Feedback
  • Recognised Prior Learning (RPL), Recognised Current Competency (RCC), Direct Credit Transfer (DCT)
  • Appeals Process
  • WHS Policies and Procedures
  • Forsythes Training Guarantee

If there is anything in the handbook where you require further clarification, please do not hesitate to call Forsythes Training on 49220122 and one of our friendly team members will be more than happy to assist you.

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