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Plenty Training delivers the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification! This course covers training design, training delivery and assessment activities – allowing you to:
• Deliver training and assessment in a TAFE or Registered Training Organisation (RTO)
• Deliver nationally-recognised training
• Provide on-the-job instruction in a workplace environment, such as one-to-one apprenticeship training
• Conduct workplace assessments and skill audits
• Work as an enterprise trainer
• Coach and mentor staff
• Become a confident presenter and facilitator of learning
Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers.
The Australian Government, through its Skills and Training Incentive (Incentive), is providing up to $2,200 (GST inclusive) to fund training to help mature age Australians to update their skills and remain in the workforce longer.
You are eligible for the Incentive if you:
• are aged 45–70
• are an Australian citizen or permanent resident
• are currently employed OR recently unemployed (within nine months) and not registered with an Australian Government employment services provider
• have completed a Skills Checkpoint assessment that identified training opportunities through the Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers Program (Program).
You can find out more information about the Incentive and the Program by:
• visiting the Department of Education, Skills and Employment’s website at
• contacting your local Program Provider, who can help you apply for the Program and potentially access the Incentive, using the details below:
which the organisation
delivers the program
|Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory||13 BUSY (13 28 79)
|VERTO Ltd||New South Wales, Victoria and the Australian Capital
|1300 4 VERTO (1300 483 786)
You may be able to obtain the Incentive in relation to training that we provide. However, we do not facilitate the Program and Incentive, and nor can we advise you about your eligibility.
Eligibility for the Incentive is subject to completing a Skills Checkpoint assessment and Career Plan that identifies suitable training opportunities, which you will need to discuss with your Program Provider. Your Skills Checkpoint Career Plan may identify suitable training opportunities that are not offered by us.
Please also note that you or your current employer must match the government contribution, up to the value of $2,200 (GST inclusive).
Be careful when comparing TAE40116 providers! Unlike some of our competitors, if you attend a face-to-face class with us we do not require you to:
Read more about what we offer, and the seven questions you should be asking RTOs when you are shopping around.
|Qualifications||TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment|
|Duration||Students undertaking training have 12 months (except our six-month TAE40116 Distance+ course) from their enrolment date to complete their studies and submit all assessment workbooks for this course. RPL candidates have 12 months from their enrolment date to complete their RPL interview and submit all required evidence. (Students may extend the duration of their enrolment on a month-by-month basis – extra fees apply as detailed in our schedule of fees.) Students may complete and submit their assessment workbooks at any time during their enrolment.|
|Assessment Turnaround||The turnaround time for assessment submissions received by Plenty Training is approximately 20 working days from the date it is received. The time frame can vary depending on the number of assessment submissions being received at any given time. Once a student has been deemed competent in all units they will be issued with their qualification within 30 calendar days.|
|Workload||The Course Workload & Assessment table available in the Units Tab above summarises the anticipated student workload as per our Training and Assessment Strategy for this qualification. This represents the notional duration of all activities required for the achievement of the learning outcomes. These figures represent a combination of all formal training delivered in this course (however students are not obligated to avail themselves of all offered training and resources), and the anticipated self-study and assessment workload for a student who has no knowledge or skills in any of the content of the delivered units.
|Assessment||Assessment methods include:
RPL candidates must check their suitability for RPL prior to enrolment.
|Student Authenticity||We are obliged under the Standards for RTOs 2015 to ensure the authenticity of our students’ submitted assessment work. Students are required to:
|Career Pathways||There are a number of job role opportunities available to those who hold this nationally recognised qualification, including Vocational Education Teacher, Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Trainer, and Training Advisor.|
|Terms and Conditions||Enrolment into this course is as per the terms and conditions as listed in our Student Guide. Please review these terms and conditions prior to enrolment.
Refer to our information above to familiarise yourself with the volume of learning requirements of this course as well as the turnaround time for submitted assessments before enrolling.
|Awarded by||Plenty Training (RTO #32371)|
^A practical assessment activity is defined as an assessment task where you must have access to other individuals, groups or a qualified trainer and assessor to meet the task requirements. For example short answer questions are not considered a practical activity.
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This represents the notional duration of all activities required for the achievement of the learning outcomes. These figures represent a combination of all formal training delivered in this course (however students are not obligated to avail themselves of all offered training and resources), and the anticipated self-study and assessment workload for a student who has no knowledge or skills in any of the content of the delivered units.
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All pathways: The following entry prerequisites apply to all students undertaking this course:
Virtual+ (live webinar) classes: There are some logistical issues relating to assessment which you must be able to address when undertaking the Virtual+ (live webinar) pathway:
Note: All webinar sessions (including any verbal contribution made by you) may be recorded and subsequently used as a pre-recorded webinar for access by other students. However no personal details are made available from the recording.
Distance+ course (recorded webinar plus self-paced learning):
Unit TAEASS402 Assess competence requires you to undertake assessments under the supervision of a qualified trainer / assessor. You may either:
For Distance+ course six-month enrolment option only:
Before enrolling in our TAE40116 six-month Distance+ course option please ensure you meet all of the following recommendations:
RPL candidates: You will be required to demonstrate that you have prior skills, knowledge and experience in the units for this qualification. You must first check your eligibility to enrol in RPL for this qualification. Please check your eligibility here.