TAE40122

Certificate IV in Training & Assessment – Workplace Trainer’s RPL+GAP

The latest qualification in training and assessment

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This NEW nationally recognised TAE40122 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment – Workplace Trainer’s RPL+GAP Training qualification allows you to become a qualified trainer and assessor, to deliver training in the vocational education and training (VET) sector, i.e., at a TAFE or a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). This course takes into consideration Prior Learning of up to four units via our RPL system. Get the credit you deserve for what you already know!!

Learn more about the course
  • Deliver training and assessment in a TAFE or Registered Training Organisation (RTO)
  • Gain RPL for up to four units recognising your existing experience
  • 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
Delivery Modes TAE40122 (Self-Paced) Flexible Workshops Recognised Prior Learning (RPL)
Location Online
Face-to-Face Workshops: Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane
Duration Up to 12 months
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Overview

Welcome to Plenty Training. We work with everyday people who have a wealth of knowledge and experience and are ready to share their gift with the world with the TAE40122 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment – Workplace Trainer’s RPL+GAP Training pathway.

We leave our graduates feeling empowered by and proud of their achievements as they begin their journey into the world of TAE. The TAE40122 is a life-changing qualification available via a range of pathways to suit your needs and we are excited to share our passion and years of experience of working with the TAE with you.


Why choose Plenty

We provide a high-quality environment where people learn the skills they need, where we can qualify their expertise and they can ultimately achieve their goals.

Customise your learning journey

Online, self-paced course 

Self-paced learning and assessment with recorded webinars available online 24/7

Interactive face-to-face or online classes

Customise your learning experience with a range of interactive online ($130/day) or face-to-face ($180/day) classes covering the practical activities of your course

Assessment-only process 

Assessment-only process that recognises your current skills and knowledge without the need for additional training

The advantages of undertaking your Cert IV with Plenty:

Plenty Training provides the guidance and support of experienced, qualified trainers. We have 12 years of industry expertise in providing TAE courses. Students are provided access to all the necessary support and resources. We can provide everything.

Be careful when comparing TAE40122 providers! Unlike some other RTOs, we do not require you to:

  • Undertake a vocational placement,
  • Have access to a workplace coach or qualified assessor,
    Be employed by an RTO or have access to an RTO’s internal systems,

When comparing providers, consider these six questions to ask a prospective TAE40122 training provider when you are shopping around.

Streamlined training options for Secondary School teachers

For Secondary School teachers holding credentials from higher education providers meeting the registration requisites in any State or Territory, the path to TAE certification just got smoother.

As of 1 March 2024, significant amendments have been made to the Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015 (RTOs), promising transformative opportunities for both seasoned Secondary School educators.

If you meet the criteria for qualified Secondary School teachers, a simple attainment of a Skill Set (TAESS00019 Assessor Skill Set or TAESS00024 VET Delivered to School Students Teacher Enhancement Skill Set) results in you becoming eligible to train and assess in the VET sector!

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Price & Delivery

TAE40122
Online, self-paced, RPL

RPL, recorded webinars and self-paced learning

$2,990

Cert IV Training and Assessment course + RPL

Unlock your potential with our TAE40122 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment course. Our TAE40122 empowers you to set your own pace for success.

Our TAE40122 course offers students the opportunity to gain up to four units via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and the ablity to complete their studies at their own pace.

Here is what makes our program stand out:

  • Recognition of Prior Learning for BSBCMM411, TAEDEL311, TAEDEL405 and/or TAEDEL416*
  • Recorded lessons 24/7: Access engaging recorded lessons that cover all course unit theory whenever it suits you.
  • Online tutorials: Dive into our recorded online tutorials, which guide you through unit assessment ‘how-to’ information, making learning easy and enjoyable.
  • Interactive BSBINS303 optional half-day session: Join our live and interactive iClass+ session and get a head start with an optional half-day session on introductory unit BSBINS303.
  • Interactive TAEASS413 full-day session: Attend a required one-day online live and interactive iClass+ session dedicated to unit TAEASS413.
  • Trainer-led support: Enjoy FREE weekly trainer-led study support sessions. We’re here to ensure you have all the help you need along the way.
  • Optional Flexible Workshops: Build your course the way you want! Get any additional support you desire through additional face-to-face or iClass+ Workshops (fees apply).
  • Vocational Placement? No, thanks! Our TAE40122 course doesn’t require any vocational placement. You can focus on your studies without the hassle of finding a placement.
  • Personalised Welcome Call: We’ll kickstart your journey with a friendly welcome call to ensure you’re on the right track from day one.

Be sure to grab your spot in our interactive online BSBINS303 and TAEASS413 workshops. To participate, all you need is a computer with audio and a webcam. Check out the workshop schedule now and plan your path to success.

Remember, we recommend starting with the BSBINS303 unit and saving TAEASS413 for the final stretch. Your success story begins here!
View the schedule for BSBINS303 and TAEASS413.

*RPL is not automatically granted. There is a requirement to complete an RPL workbook for these units. If RPL for TAEDEL416 cannot be achieved students will complete unit BSBAUD412 Work within compliance frameworks instead via training.

$130 discount is available on iClass+ Design workshops. Discount is available until 31/05/2024. Workshops must be purchased at the time of enrolment to be eligible for discount. This discount is non-transferable and subject to availability. Plenty Training reserves the right to amend of cancel the offer at its discrection. Initial $1500 deposit payments for individuals and full invoice payment for organisations must be made prior to 31/05/2024 to be eligible for discount. 

Flexible Workshops
Face-to-face or online

$130/day* (iClass+) or $180/day* (face-to-face)

Students taking the TAE40122 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment can now benefit from customising their course with our flexible workshops offering an incredible opportunity to complete many of the practical assessment tasks^ under the guidance of a qualified trainer in an online or face-to-face environment.

Flexible Workshops allow students to book into the sessions they will benefit from the most, meaning as little or as much support as you want! Separate to our complimentary support sessions, from as little as $130/day for our interactive iClass+ online Workshops or $180/day for our face-to-face Workshops, students can receive a full day of additional trainer-led support in a small class-like environment.

To ensure students get the most our of our optional Workshops there are pre-class activities that must be completed prior to attending (around eight – 12 hours per Workshop excluding our Short Answer Question Workshops).

Click here to view the full Workshop Schedule.

Click here to view our face-to-face Workshop venue locations.

^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. 

*Optional Workshops cannot be taken independently of the TAE40122 Course and therefore any additional daily rates are to be paid in addition to the $2,990 standard course fee.  

Corporate Training
Group-training

Plenty Training specialises in conducting custom corporate training for businesses both large and small:

We are the preferred supplier to a number of large Australian corporations, and our feedback is excellent. We can deliver comprehensive face-to-face or interactive online classes to suit the schedules of your staff. Please contact us on 1800 786 651 to discuss your requirements or simply complete our corporate enquiry form and we will be in touch soon.

Compare study options
Format TAE40122 Course + RPL Optional iClass+ Workshops Optional face-to-face Workshops
Maximum class sizeN/A2020
Price$2,990$130/day*$180/day*
TechnologyFace-to-face and Adobe ConnectAdobe ConnectFace-to-face
Up to four units via RPL--
Half-day iClass+ to cover BSBINS303--
One-day iClass+ to cover TAEASS413--
Complete many practical assessments for units covered in Workshop^
Project task assessments in break-out rooms
Recorded theory lessons--
Webinar tutorials on assessment tasks--
Live FREE online study support sessions--
Closed Facebook page for student project collaboration--
Up to 12-month enrolment--

^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. 

*Optional Workshops cannot be taken independently of the TAE40122 Course and therefore any additional daily rates are to be paid in addition to the $2,990 standard course fee.  

TAE40122 FAQ’s

Do you have any questions about the TAE40122 qualification, our course options, or our assessment processes? If so, you can check out the answers to some of our TAE40122 Frequently Asked Questions.

If you can’t find the answers you are looking for be sure to make the most of our live-chat platform below or give us a call on 1800 786 651.

Assessment

Discover the assessment requirements for each of the units included in the TAE40122 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment - Workplace Trainer's RPL+GAP Training course. The resources provided to students will vary depending on their selected pathway. Find out how your selected pathway compares:

As part of this unit students will have the chance to use monitoring and review processes to provide feedback and improve own work practices using a knowledge management system.

Students will review and answer questions regarding a knowledge management system. Students will also access, use and provide input into a knowledge management system, provide evidence of having done so and hold a meeting to elicit views on improvement to the system. What a great introduction to your learning journey!

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements:

  • Attend an optional half-day online Workshop (recommended)
  • Attend a study support session to hold meeting (if half-day Workshop is not attended)

As part of this design unit students will gain critical skills allowing them to use nationally recognised training to meet vocational training needs. This is an essential skill when designing effective training.

Students will analyse two client’s training needs, prepare and document a training needs analysis, and have their analysis reviewed by a peer AND document their feedback. You are sure to be set up for design success with a start like this!

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements:

  • Access to a client to provide feedback (can be a friend, colleague or fellow student)
  • Feedback must be documented and submitted for assessmentStudents who elect to attend an optional face-to-face or iClass+ Workshop for this unit will complete their analysis and feedback activity in the Workshop class time (fees apply).

As part of this design unit students will have the chance to experience what it takes to design and develop training and assessment programs. For those interested in program design, this unit is sure to get you excited.

Students will develop two vocational training and assessment programs covering a national unit of competency, and finalise their plan in consultation with a stakeholder.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements:

  • Access to a stakeholder to finalise your plan (this can be a friend, colleague or fellow student)Students who elect to attend an optional face-to-face or iClass+ Workshop for this unit will develop two vocational training and assessment programs and complete their consultation in the Workshop (fees apply).

As part of this unit students will have the chance to plan, prepare for, and facilitate the vocational training of both individual learners and groups of learners via a face-to-face, in-person delivery method. This is our student’s chance to put their new knowledge to the test and let their training skills shine!

Students will prepare and deliver two sets of face-to-face in-person training programs covering three sessions for group training and two sessions for individual training.

  • Face-to-face, in-person access to four adult learners (these may be friends, colleagues or fellow students). This unit cannot be conducted via an online platform such as zoom
  • Face-to-face, in-person access to one adult learner (may be a friend, colleague or fellow student) This unit cannot be conducted via an online platform such as zoom
  • Sessions must be recorded and submitted for assessment showing participants are in physical attendance

Students who elect to attend an optional face-to-face Workshop for this unit will deliver their sessions in the Workshop class time and are not required to submit a recording (fees apply).

As part of this unit students will develop the skills and knowledge required to conduct individual and small group work skill instruction. This unit is sure to excite soon-to-be trainers and assessors who are driven by the work process and context.

Students will plan and conduct three instruction and demonstration sessions and reflect on these sessions.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements:

  • Access to four or more learners to deliver three sessions to (can be friends, colleagues or fellow learners)
  • Record these sessions and submit for assessment

OR

  • Attend a three-day face-to-face workshop delivered by Plenty Training in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane locations (fees apply).

Students who elect to attend an optional face-to-face Workshop for this unit will deliver their sessions in the Workshop class time and are not required to submit a recording (fees apply).

As part of this unit you will show off your new skill of influencing and informing people by designing and presenting two presentations to audiences of at least two people.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements:

  • Access to at least two individuals to deliver two different sessions (can be friends, colleagues, or fellow students)
  • Presentations must be recorded and submitted for assessment
  • These presentations may be delivered as part of the TAEDEL411 unit

Students who elect to attend an optional face-to-face Workshop for this unit will deliver their sessions in the Workshop class time and are not required to submit a recording (fees apply).

As part of this unit students will gain the knowledge they require to operate successfully within the vocational education and training (VET) sector regulatory and operational context relevant to the job role of an entry-level VET teacher, trainer and assessor. This unit is incredibly important to help trainers and assessors navigate the strict regulations within the industry.

Students will identify the range of learner cohorts undertaking training and create a vocational professional development plan to maintain competencies, industry currency and knowledge and create VET professional development plan to maintain their skills and a trainer and assessor.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements:

  • Access to at least three learners to participate in a group discussion (these may be fellow students)
  • Discussion with your three learners must be recorded and submitted for assessment

Students who elect to attend an optional face-to-face or iClass+ Workshop for this unit will hold their discussion in the Workshop class time and are not required to submit a recording (fees apply).

As part of this unit students will discover how to identify statutory, legislative, and regulatory requirements and relate them to individual work practices. Compliance is extremely important within the VET sector and it is important for soon-to-be trainers and assessors to be exposed to the world of compliance sooner rather than later.

Students will identify the compliance requirements applicable to their future role as a trainer and assessor, and interpret and apply two sets of personal compliance requirements.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements:

  • Must attend at least one weekly study session (held every Tuesday at 5pm QLD time) to conduct a meeting with a Plenty Training trainer and assessor who will act as your stakeholder.

Students who elect to attend an optional face-to-face or iClass+ Workshop for this unit will hold their meeting in the Workshop class time (fees apply).

As part of this unit students will delve into the world of online training – a vital skill for a well-rounded trainer and assessor. Students will develop the skills and knowledge they require to plan, organise and facilitate learning that is delivered online.

Students will plan and organise an online learning environment for synchronous and asynchronous learning and deliver two sessions of their e-learning program.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements:

  • Access to three or more learners to deliver two e-learning facilitation sessions (these can be friends, colleagues or fellow students)
  • Sessions must be recorded and submitted for assessment

Students who elect to attend an optional iClass+ Workshop for this unit will hold their facilitation sessions in the Workshop class time and are not required to submit a recording (fees apply).

As part of this unit students will gain valuable skills in how to plan, prepare for and conduct the competency-based assessment of candidates. The ability to assess the competence of candidates is invaluable in the process of passing on knowledge and expertise. As soon-to-be trainers and assessors being able to confirm students will understand the theory of what they have learnt and are capable of putting it into practice is an exciting way to start the assessment process.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements:

  • Access to three different candidates to undertake assessments and provide feedback (can be friends, colleagues or fellow students)
  • The undertaking of assessments must be recorded and submitted for assessment

Students who elect to attend an optional iClass+ Workshop for this unit will  undertake their assessments in the Workshop class time and are not required to submit a recording (fees apply).

As part of this unit students will participate in assessment validation of assessment processes and tools, including before they are first used with candidates and after having been used with candidates.

Students will hold a planning meeting with their validation team which must be conducted live with a suitably qualified TAE Assessor to lead the validations. Students will also undertake the validation of three assessment tools with their validation team.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements:

  • Attend a complimentary one-day online interactive iClass+ Workshop covering the validation meeting for unit TAEASS413

OR

  • Organise your own assessment candidates and undertake these assessment activities independently or in a workplace subject to the following:
    You must have access to someone who will supervise you undertaking these assessment activities, and who possesses either:
    The TAE50111 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training; or
    The TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training; or
    The TAE50211 Diploma of Training Design and Development; or
    The TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development; or
    A higher-level qualification in adult education.

As part of this unit students will develop the skills required to assess a candidates competence in an online environment. With a shift towards online training and assessment, the skills acquired from this unit are sure to be put into practice by soon-to-be trainers and assessors in the workplace.

Students will prepare to conduct online assessments against an entire or partial unit of competency to at least three candidates via synchronous and asynchronous processes. Once planned, these sessions will be administered to the candidates.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements:

  • Access to three assessment candidates for you to administer an online assessment process (these can be friends, family or fellow students)
  • Administration of the online assessment process must be recorded and submitted for assessment

Students who elect to attend an optional iClass+ Workshop for this unit will  administer their online assessments in the Workshop class time and are not required to submit a recording (fees apply).

Duration: Students undertaking training have 12 months from their enrolment date to complete their studies and submit all assessment workbooks for this course. RPL candidates have six 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: This represents the notional duration of all activities required for the achievement of the learning outcomes. For students completing the TAE40122 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment the Volume of Learning is between 600 – 1800 hours. This means a typical student will complete this course over 12 months with a minimum of 12 hours a week for the 52 weeks.

Prerequisites

Enrolment into this course is as per the terms and conditions as listed in our Student Guide. Please ensure you review and agree to these terms and conditions prior to enrolment.

Refer to our information provided within the course workload and assessment section of this page to familiarise yourself with the volume of learning requirements of this course as well as the turnaround time for submitted assessments before enrolling.

Entry to the Workplace Trainer’s TAE40122 RPL+GAP training course is restricted to experienced teachers, trainers and presenters who possess the following experience, and who can provide evidence of each.

Your current or former employer (i.e., the school principal in the case of teachers) must also be willing to certify various aspects of your teaching or training experience and background.

Please check your eligibility prior to enrolling by completing our online eligibility form.

If the above does not apply to you then we recommend you undertake training in our standard course rather than the Workplace Trainer’s TAE40122 RPL+GAP pathway.


All students:

Unit TAEASS413 Participate in assessment validation requires you to undertake assessment validations under the guidance of a qualified trainer and assessor. You may either:

  • Attend an online interactive workshop provided by Plenty Training in which you may undertake these assessment activities (attendance at one of these regularly-scheduled workshops is included in your course fee); This workshop is delivered via the Adobe Connect platform.
    • Students who choose to attend the online TAEASS413 assessment workshop must also have access to a computer enabled with audio and webcam functionality,

OR

  • Undertake these assessment activities independently or in a workplace, subject to the following:
    • You must have access to someone who possesses either (1) the TAE50111/TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training or (2) the TAE50211/TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development or (3) a higher level qualification in adult education, and is willing to supervise you undertaking these assessment activities. This person must be able to provide a copy of their qualification, evidence that they have current industry skills directly relevant to assessments, have current knowledge and skills in vocational training and learning, and have undertaken recent professional development in the fields of the knowledge and practice of competency based training and assessment.

Unit TAEDEL411 Facilitate accredited vocational training requires you to deliver two face-to-face, in-person training programs. These sessions must include three sessions for group training (at least four learners) and two sessions for individual training (at least one different learner).

You may either:

      • Organise these face-to-face, in-person sessions and the participants yourself; or
      • Attend a three-day face-to-face (available in most capital cities) delivery session provided for this purpose, for which an additional $180/day fee is applicable.

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 TAE40122 eligibility prior to enrolment.