TAE40116 Certificate IV in
Training and Assessment
10 Days Face to Face (via a virtual classroom using Zoom) + work to complete afterwards
- Courses are being run via remote learning using the video conferencing platform, Zoom. Our remote course is run in a similar way to our classroom-based course. Each day is led by one of our experienced trainers. Students are supported throughout the day by their trainer. They engage in a variety of learning activities and also have time to work on assessments. The main difference with remote learning is everyone will be in a virtual classroom.
- Help Days are dedicated to revision, consolidation and time for one-on-one tuition. Whilst enrolled in our course, students can attend as many Help Days as needed. Students book into our Help Days on Zoom, to work with a trainer.
- Vocational placement is not required with our course.
- Delivery of all practical training sessions and any group assessment activities are completed in-class.
- We use integrated assessments. This means less work for you.
- Our assessments have been created by us. We do not use "off-the-rack" assessments.
We believe we have the best and most dedicated trainers in Australia.
What students have said about our new virtual classes using ZOOM:
"I chose CBD College for Cert IV TAE because the 10 day intensive Zoom course fitted with my schedule. I also liked that there were help days available after teaching ends to assist with completing the assessment.
The quality of thought that has gone into the structure of the course and the assessment tasks blew me away. There is such intelligence in the design. The trainer was fantastic and the coach on help days really knew their stuff. Class size is small. Learning alongside peers is brilliant. This is no dreary, boring course." - Rachel
"I was hesitant at first because I prefer face to face training sessions. However, I am familiar with zoom because we use it a lot at work due to the current COVID-19 situation, so I know that it works. The training went well and I am happy that I proceeded with my enrollment for the Cert IV Training and Assessment Course." - Wally
"Having recently completed the Cert IV Trainer Assessor course, I would like to give a big thanks to Alka and the team at CBD College. Not only did I come away with the skills and knowledge of a trainer assessor, but by using the Zoom online platform I have developed a secondary set of skills - being able to communicate effectively using digital technology." - Milan
"This was my first experience of learning a course online, let alone via Zoom, and it was a lot easier then I was anticipating. Once I was familiar with the Zoom platform and how to navigate its various tools I was totally comfortable with the face to face component of the course. While there is obviously a large amount of content in the Cert IV course, at no time did I feel that I was being disadvantaged by not being physically in the room with the trainer." - Phil
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Over the past 6 years, CBD College has gained a reputation for delivering a cleverly-integrated face-to-face TAE course trained by some of the best and most highly qualified facilitators in Australia.
We are offering our course either face-to-face in our training rooms or remotely via a virtual classroom using the video conferencing platform Zoom. Zoom is easy to use, is a stable platform and has allowed us to transition our TAE to include remote learning seamlessly.
Our TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment course is unique. It is far-removed from the rote-learning and lecture-style courses on offer elsewhere in the market. Our course is very much a “learning by doing” course. We aim to arm candidates with the practical skills to go out and be engaging and dynamic trainers and to be thorough assessors, whether this be in a TAFE or an RTO or simply in the workplace.
We are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO No. 91399).
Who this course will suit:
This course will suit those who are prepared to allocate a concentrated period of time to work hard to achieve their qualification. It will suit:
• individuals who have access to the internet and 10 consecutive days available to attend the virtual classroom
• existing workplace trainers/assessors
• existing trainers/assessors in Registered Training Organisations (RTOs)
• existing workers looking to become workplace trainers/assessors
• existing workers looking to become trainers/assessors in RTOs
Online learning modules &
Face to face (virtual classroom via Zoom)
Face to face component (virtual classroom via Zoom) is 10 consecutive business days. Courses usually start on a Monday and finish on the following Friday. Additional Help Days are for consolidation, revision and one on one tuition. Access to Help Days are included for 12 months for those students who require extra time to master topics or engage in one-on-one tuition. Delivery of all practical training sessions and most of the other practical assessment activities are completed in the face to face component of the course. Other assessments not completed in class will need to be completed afterwards by students.
|Class Hours:||Day 1 8.30am - 5pm (AEDT); All other days 9am – 5pm (AEDT)|
TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
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TAE40116 Certificate IV Training and Assessment requires completion of 10 units of competency (9 core and 1 elective). TAE40116 has been packaged by CBD College to meet the packaging rules as follows:
9 Core Units:
|TAEDES401||Design and develop learning programs|
|TAEDES402||Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs|
|TAEDEL401||Plan, organise and deliver group based learning|
|TAEDEL402||Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace|
|TAEASS401||Plan assessment activities and processes|
|TAEASS403||Participate in assessment validation|
|TAEASS502||Design and develop assessment tools|
|TAELLN411||Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills|
1 Elective Unit:
|BSBCMM401||Make a presentation|
Pathways From The Qualification
After achieving TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, candidates may undertake TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training or TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development
There is an amount of pre-reading and online learning that you will be required to undertake prior to course commencement.
You will need to complete assessment tasks after the face-to-face component of the course and are free to submit your work as soon as it is completed. You will have a maximum of 12 months from your course start date to submit assessments. For a better indication of how long this course may take you to complete, please partake in our pre-course questionnaire by clicking here.
Feedback has suggested that average to excellent computer skills along with VET experience can greatly lower the time spent on assessments.
Note there is no requirement for you to complete assessment tasks in a workplace. All assessments are scenario-based, although you are given the option in several assessments to draw from your place of work and your own experience in the creation of learning plans, session plans, training materials and assessment tools.
You will receive a confirmation email upon enrolment with access details to your student portal containing all of your course materials. Prior to Day 1, you will need to download all materials and complete two online learning modules.
A laptop with Microsoft Office installed is essential for this course (Microsoft Office 2007 or later version for PC, Office 2010 version for Mac).
All assessment documents are written in Microsoft Word. You will need to be competent using this program. It is essential that if you do not know how to use this program that you seek tuition before your course commences.
The laptop needs to be Wi-Fi enabled so that you can access the internet wirelessly from the training room using our Wi-Fi connection. You will be required to bring a laptop on every day of the course.
There are underlying skill requirements of the TAE Training and Education Training Package.
Candidates are advised that they will need to possess effective language, communications and interpersonal skills and have the ability to write a range of documentation.
Candidates will also be expected to read and interpret training packages, develop and document learning programs, present information, use technology and prepare various records and documents. Furthermore, cognitive skills in planning, research, interpretation, analysis and synthesis form part of the skills requirements of many units.
Candidates with special needs are advised to email email@example.com prior to booking so that reasonable adjustments to training and assessment can be contemplated.
Where a student has an identified need for assistance with language, literacy or numeracy, CBD College’s trainers and assessors will endeavour to provide this assistance directly.
There are 8 integrated Assessments as part of the CBD College Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. The assessments include delivery of training sessions and other practical tasks, role play/scenarios, written questioning, completion of templates and self-reflection tasks.
Please note that there are 2 x 40-minute training sessions that students will need to deliver in the second week of the course. Some preparation time will be given in class for this. There is a shorter training session that will be delivered in‐class during the first week.
As well as a laptop, you will need to bring to class the following:
- photo ID
- a pen and paper for taking notes
- evidence of vocational competency in your proposed teaching and assessing area (see Entry Requirements)
Comfortable clothing is required to be worn.
Issuance of Certificates
You will need to submit your assessments and wait for them to be assessed. This can take up to 15 or so business days. Once you have been marked as competent in all assessments, you will be notified via email. Your Certificate and Record of Transcript will be posted to you within 10 business days of receiving your completion email.
Our experience has led us to believe that many candidates possess skills and knowledge that enables them to undertake an integrated course where training time can be reduced. This means focusing predominantly on knowledge and skills that you may not already have - but need to have - if you are going to be delivering nationally recognised training in a registered training organisation.
To gather information on how long it is likely to take you to complete Certificate IV in TAE with CBD College, please answer the following question(s):
- Have you worked with units of competency before in a training and assessing environment?
If you answered yes to this question, you are likely to need to spend less time on training and preparing to complete your assessments. You will need to attend the 10 face to face days of our course and then work through the assessment file at your own pace. You can expect to complete your qualification in less than the average student.
If you answered no, please ensure that you answer all of the questions below in Part B.
- Have you ever made a ‘presentation’ of some sort in a work, school, TAFE, university, church, sporting or other group environment? This may not necessarily have been a formal ‘presentation’ but some sort of conveyance of information or idea in a structured sense?
- If you have, did you plan what you were going to say beforehand?
- Did you use anything to support your presentation eg visual aids to help convey your message?
- Did you get feedback on the presentation or reflect on afterwards?
- Do you think you would be able to ascertain a special needs candidate in the classroom, learning or work environment?
- Would you be able to think about effective ways to deal with inappropriate behaviour in a classroom?
- If you were training in a work or classroom environment, would you be able to ascertain any risks involved in the training and be able to formulate a plan to reduce or mitigate those risks?
- Have you ever shown someone at school or at work how to do a particular task?
- Have you ever documented a simple procedure to help train or instruct another? (This may not necessarily to have been in a formal training or work environment).
- Have you ever dealt with people from different cultures and if so, would you be able to think about ways that you could alter the way you train and assess to accommodate these differences?
- Do you have broad industry knowledge and experience relating to training and assessment?
If you have answered yes to all questions, you can expect to complete the qualification more quickly than the average learner.
If you have answered no to any of the questions, you should expect to need to attend a number of our Help Days (these are held on scheduled days). You will also need to expect to complete our self-paced learning activities and suggested research. The volume of learning you should expect to complete will be within the suggested range for a Certificate IV qualification (6-12 months).
Joanne Power - Sydney CBD
Joanne is one of our highly skilled team of TAE trainers and assessors. Based in Sydney, she is responsible for liaising with students regarding their assessments, training on a regular basis and is actively involved in continuous improvement strategies across the courses in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.
Joanne comes from a workplace training background. She spent 12 years at Adecco Group where she worked her way up to be National Training Manager and was responsible for national training needs analysis, delivery and facilitation across the network of branches including sales, service delivery and product knowledge. Her previous positions have also included Training Co-ordinator at Clarins and senior HR positions in a number of large companies.
Jo holds the TAE40110 Cert IV in Training and Assessment. She also holds the Diploma of Vocational Education and Training qualification (TAE50111).
Joanna Gee - Sydney CBD
Joanna graduated with a Degree in Education from the University of Newcastle (1994) and a Masters in Education from the University of Sydney (2005). She spent the first few years of her teaching career as a foundation teacher in a new independent school north of Newcastle, followed by a stint overseas teaching for four years in London, before returning to Australia and teaching at St Catherine's School, Waverley and at Wahroonga Public School. Joanna also spent several years teaching undergraduate students in their final years of a Bachelor of Education degree at Macquarie University.
In 2001 she was the recipient of a NSW Minister for Education and Training and Australian College of Education Quality Teaching Award.
Joanna's strong interest in educational research and trends and in particular, her views on student centred learning and learning by doing, have helped to shape the unique TAE course that CBD College offers. As well as her degrees, Joanna holds her Cert IV TAE.
She is a trainer and assessor for CBD College in Sydney. She also holds the Diploma of Vocational Education and Training qualification (TAE50111) and the Diploma of Training Design and Development (TAE50211).
Chi Man Lau - Sydney CBD
Chi has worked as an independent contractor for many years specialising in RTO compliance, assessment validation, designing high quality customised training programs within the Transport and Logistics, Business Services and Training and Education Training Packages and delivering training and conducting assessment.
Chi holds a Bachelor of Education (Adult Education) Human Resource Development major, UTS; Certificate IV TAE and Certificate IV in Transport & Distribution (Road Transport). Chi has also worked for 10 years as a Principal Instructor for Safety Strategies Pty Ltd, a specialist provider of personal safety programs to the government and private sectors. Chi also holds a Master of Education (Adult Education).
A passionate trainer with a genuine interest in helping candidates, Chi is a great example to trainee trainers of what skills a well-rounded vocational trainer should possess.
Deanne Whiteley - Sydney CBD
Deanne has a deep background in all facets of Human Resources, including management coaching, employee relations and recruitment. She is also skilled in learning program design, development and training delivery.
Deanne has worked across multiple industries including telecommunications, call centre, healthcare, higher education, not-for-profit and vocational education and training.
For the past 7 years she has been involved in the development of TAE coursework, assessment design, validation of a range of qualifications and has developed and managed RPL pathways. Deanne is an experienced TAE and LLN trainer and assessor. She also manages professional development for CBD College trainers.
Having lived and worked in numerous countries, most notably seven years in North America, helps Deanne bring a global perspective to the classroom. Her experience working in both small business and multinationals helps her to relate to students from all backgrounds and successfully match training delivery to student needs. An experienced facilitator and coach, she is passionate about bringing out the best in people. She supports students in learning both the underlying theory and practical application.
Deanne holds a Bachelor of Business (double major - Human Resources Management and Catering and Hotel Management) as well as a TAE40110 Cert IV in Training and Assessment. She also holds the Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (TAE50111) and the Diploma of Training Design and Development (TAE50211). Deanne is currently studying to achieve a Master of Education (Organisational and Workplace Learning /Adult Education).
Courtney Locane – Sydney CBD
Courtney is a skilled trainer and assessor who brings, a diverse level of experience to CBD College.
Based in Sydney, Courtney’s core responsibility is to deliver First Aid. Her role also comprises of mentoring new staff members and auditing of all First Aid training staff to ensure they adhere, to the CBD College Code of Conduct and ASQA regulations. Courtney has also been involved in the validation and implementation of assessment practices for First Aid course requirements within CBD College.
Courtney is also involved in TAE and her responsibilities include the assessing of in-class TAE presentations and written TAE submissions.
Courtney comes from a small business-owner/operator background in the hospitality industry. However, has spent her last 7 years in the VET sector. This has comprised of delivering quality training to a diverse range of industries, to both small business operators to top tier corporate clients. Courtney’s background as a small business operator, combined with her experience as a trainer servicing a broad range of clients has developed a versatility, which has resulted in many positive testimonials.
Courtney holds the TAE40110 Cert IV in Training and Assessment and the Diploma of Vocational Education and Training qualification (TAE50111). Courtney also holds HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid & HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation
Natarsha Krug – Melbourne CBD
Her past positions in retail, recruitment and as a disability support worker have taken Natarsha all around the world however it was a desire to work within an adult learning environment that led Natarsha into the VET sector in 2007 when she joined the Technology Institute of Victoria (TIV).
Natarsha’s past roles as a Trainer and Assessor have enabled her to develop knowledge of Education and Training in the VET sector. Natarsha has trained and assessed courses at Certificate II, III, IV, Diploma levels and has also been responsible for developing curriculum for these courses. Natarsha has delivered customised courses in General Education for Adults, English & ESL, Microsoft Office package, Time Management, Customer Service and Workplace Skills, drawing on her experience in teaching English, Retail, Business, Leadership & Management, Trainer and Assessor and Store Management.
Natarsha started her full time employment with CBD College in early 2018 and has been an invaluable asset to the Melbourne team. She has shown a passion for teaching adults and classroom facilitation.
Her qualifications include: Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (TAE50111), Diploma of Training Design and Development (TAE50211), Certificate IV in Training and Education (TAE40110), Cambridge Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA). Natarsha is currently completing a Diploma of Counselling, (CHC51015) and a Bachelor of Adult Learning and Development. Other quals include a Cert IV in Leadership and Management (BSB42015) , Cert IV in Business (BSB40215) and a Cert IV in Business Administration (BSB40507).