TAE40116

Certificate IV in Training & Assessment – Teacher’s RPL+GAP training

Cert IV in Training & Assessment with Recognition of Prior Learning

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Our TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment – Teacher’s RPL+GAP Training course is delivered via live interactive online learning, distance learning or face-to-face (blended) training in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and online. This course takes into consideration Prior Learning through our RPL credit system.

This Nationally Recognised Cert IV in TAE provides the qualifications for you to deliver training in the VET Sector, a TAFE or a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). Get the credit you deserve for what you already know!

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  • We deliver the goods!  We’ve helped hundreds of teachers obtain their Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification who have provided us average quarterly feedback scores of over 4 out of 5!
  • RPL reduces or eliminates the need for any training in skills and knowledge you already possess.
  • Our experienced trainers know how to keep teachers motivated and engaged during an exciting workshop.
Delivery Modes Intensive+ iClass+ Distance+
Location Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Online
Duration Up to 12 months
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Overview

Have you worked within the last two years as a qualified teacher, as a lecturer within higher education or as an enterprise trainer, and now want to move into adult vocational education?  This pathway is based upon recognition of prior learning (RPL) for suitably experienced training facilitators, plus gap unit training delivered via face-to-face class, interactive online iClassses+ or self-paced Distance+ learning. This option is restricted to experienced school teachers, trainers and presenters who are looking to expand their abilities, or who desire a ‘sea change’ into the world of adult education within the vocational education and training (VET) sector.

The TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification allows you to train and assess all nationally-recognised qualifications (i.e., from Certificate I through to Advanced Diploma) and units of competency within your vocational areas of competence.

You must first check your eligibility for the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment via the Teachers’ RPL and gap training course by submitting our online eligibility form.


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.

Flexible delivery options

Face-to-face classes

Seven-days of face-to-face training, three days of online training (total 10 days), plus comprehensive ongoing interactive and self-paced online training and support

Interactive online classes

Eight-days of practical and interactive online iClasses+, three days of online training (total 11 days), plus comprehensive ongoing interactive and self-paced online training and support

Online, self-paced course

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


What’s Covered?

The TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment consists of the following units of competency.

TAE40116 unit of competency Recommended options for teachers
RPL Webinar Class
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation (elective unit)    
TAEDEL401 Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning    
TAEDEL402 Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace  
TAEDES401 Design and develop learning programs  
TAEDES402 Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs  
TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills  
TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes  
TAEASS402 Assess competence  
TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation  
TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools  

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Price & Delivery

Teachers' Intensive+ class
Face-to-face

Seven-days of face-to-face training, three days of online training (total 10 days) plus ongoing live/interactive webinar support:

$2,890

Our Teachers’ Intensive+ class offers students the incredible opportunity to complete all practical assessment tasks^ under the guidance of a qualified trainer.

The seven-day face-to-face component of the training is delivered via two clusters:

  • Design – delivered over two consecutive days
  • Assessment – delivered over five consecutive days.

The Intensive+ class program consists of:

  • RPL for units BSBCMM401, TAEDEL401 and TAEDEL402* completed via an RPL workbook
  • Seven days of face-to-face training delivered via two clusters (design and assessment) in scheduled locations
  • Three days of trainer-led interactive online sessions covering units TAEASS402 (one-day) and TAELLN411 (two-days) delivered via Adobe Connect
  • Completion of all practical assessment activities^ in the face-to-face or interactive online environments
  • Pre-class activities covering some course theory and class preparation (approximately eight hours per cluster)
  • Recorded lessons covering course unit theory available 24/7
  • Recorded online tutorials covering unit assessment ‘how to’ information
  • Weekly trainer-led Q&A support sessions
  • Live online orientation webinar
  • Out-of-class assessment activities
  • No vocational placement required!
  • Independent learning and assessment activities

^ 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.

The Intensive+ class option offers students comprehensive trainer support via both face-to-face training and an interactive online learning platform (Adobe Connect). Read about what to expect at a TAE40116 face-to-face class now.

Teacher's Interactive iClass+ course (online)
Interactive online

Eight-days of practical and interactive online iClasses+, three days of online training (total 11 days), plus comprehensive ongoing interactive and self-paced online training and support:

$2,090

Our iClass+ course offers students the incredible opportunity to complete all practical assessment tasks^ under the guidance of a qualified trainer in an online environment.

The eight-day interactive iClass+ component of the training is delivered via two clusters:

  • Design – delivered over three consecutive days
  • Assessment – delivered over five-days (two-days and three-days)

The iClass+ course consists of:

  • RPL for units BSBCMM401, TAEDEL401 and TAEDEL402* completed via an RPL workbook
  • Eight days of interactive online iClasses delivered via clusters
  • Three days of trainer-led interactive online sessions covering units TAEASS402 (one-day) and TAELLN411 (two days) delivered via Adobe Connect
  • Completion of all practical assessment activities^ in interactive online environments
  • Pre-class activities covering some course theory and class preparation (approximately eight hours per cluster)
  • Recorded lessons covering course unit theory available 24/7
  • Recorded online tutorials covering unit assessment ‘how to’ information
  • Weekly trainer-led Q&A support sessions
  • Live online orientation webinar
  • Out-of-class assessment activities
  • NO vocational placement required!
  • Independent learning and assessment activities

^ 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.

*RPL is not automatically granted. There is a requirement to complete short answer questions for all three units of competency. Some of these questions will relate to Adult Learning Theories and Principles and may require some research. If RPL for TAEDEL402 cannot be achieved, it can be trained via recorded webinar from within the Learner Portal.

Teachers' Distance+
Online, self-paced

Recorded webinars and self-paced learning

$1,290

Our Distance+ course offers students the opportunity to complete their studies at their own pace with access to a wealth of recorded resources to help them complete their studies.

The Distance+ course consists of:

  • RPL for units BSBCMM401, TAEDEL401 and TAEDEL402* via RPL workbook
  • Seven recorded webinars covering course unit theory (available 24/7)
  • Recorded online tutorials covering unit assessment ‘how to’ information
  • Interactive online TAEASS402 Assess Competence workshop^
  • NO vocational placement required!
  • FREE weekly Q&A assessment support sessions
  • Live online orientation webinar
  • Independent learning and self-paced assessment activities

*RPL is not automatically granted. There is a requirement to complete short answer questions for all three units of competency. Some of these questions will relate to Adult Learning Theories and Principles and may require some research. If RPL for TAEDEL402 cannot be achieved, it can be trained via webinar from within the student portal.

^Availability in our new interactive online TAEASS402 workshop is limited to provide the best student experience. Students must have access to a computer with audio and webcam functionality to attend this workshop. The schedule for this exciting new workshop will be released shortly! This unit should be completed towards the end of the course so there is plenty of time to enrol now and book into this workshop later.


Optional face-to-face workshops

Our optional face-to-face workshops are a fantastic option for Distance+ course students looking to take advantage of the flexibility online study has to offer and also pick and choose where they want extra support. It’s not all or nothing at Plenty!

So how does it work?

Delivered via two clusters, students can choose to attend one-to-two clusters throughout their enrolment period. Within these sessions, students will cover all the practical assessment tasks for each of the units included in the cluster.

Workshops available include:

  • Design cluster covering units TAEDES401 and TAEDES402 (two days)
  • Assessment cluster covering units TAEASS401, TAEASS403 and TAEASS502 (five-days)

Find out more comprehensive information about our optional face-to-face workshops.

Corporate Training
Group-training

Plenty Training specialises in conducting customised 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
Feature Intensive+ iClass+ Distance+
FormatSeven-days face-to-face & three-days online (10-days total) plus online learningEight-days of iClasses+ & three-days online (11-days total) plus online learningSelf-paced distance learning
FeatureMost supportive pathway!All the benefits of face-to-face but online!For independent learners!
Maximum class size2020N/A
Price$2,890$2,090$1,290
TechnologyIn personAdobe ConnectN/A
Complete all practical assessments in class
Project task assessments in break-out rooms/groups
Recorded theory webinars
RPL for up to three units*
Webinar tutorials on assessment tasks
Live/interactive webinar-based Q&A sessions
One-day workshop to cover TAEASS402
Closed Facebook page for student project collaboration
12-month enrolment

*RPL is not automatically granted. There is a requirement to complete short answer questions for all three units of competency. Some of these questions will relate to Adult Learning Theories and Principles and may require some research. If RPL for TAEDEL402 cannot be achieved, it can be trained via webinar from within the Learner Portal.

^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.

Assessment

Discover the assessment requirements for each of the units included in the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment 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 analyse client needs, interpreting training packages and qualification requirements and recommending suitable qualifications and training to meet those requirements.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements for Distance+ course students:

  • Access to one individual to hold a meeting (can be a friend, colleague, or fellow student)
  • Meeting must be recorded and submitted for assessment

Students enrolled in the Intensive+ Class or iClass+ course pathway will complete their meeting in class time and are not required to submit a recording.

As part of this unit students will design, develop and review two different learning programs to meet the identified needs for groups of learners.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements for Distance+ course students:

  • Access to one individual to hold a meeting (can be a friend, colleague, or fellow student)
  • Meeting must be recorded and submitted for assessment
  • Gather feedback from a stakeholder and complete a feedback form

Students enrolled in the Intensive+ Class or iClass+ course pathway will complete their meeting and feedback form in class time and are not required to submit a recording.

As part of this unit students need to understand and use the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) to identify and assist with LLN challenges. Students will analyse the LLN requirements and levels for training specifications, the levels of real vocational learners, adapt and contextualise resources to suit the LLN levels of your learners and deliver the training to those real vocational learners.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements for Distance+ course students:

  • Access to two real vocational learners
  • Presentations must be recorded and submitted for assessment
  • These presentations can be delivered as part of TAEDEL401

OR

  • Attend an optional presentation workshop (fees apply)

Students enrolled in the Intensive+ Class or iClass+ course pathway will complete their presentation in class time and are not required to submit a recording.

Note: A ‘real vocational learner’ is defined as a learner undertaking training required for their employment and directly related to the specific skills needed for that employment or enrolled with an RTO.

As part of this unit you will complete an RPL workbook providing evidence of designing and delivering workplace coaching skills to two learners in an on-the-job situation.

Students completing this unit via RPL must have access to:

  • A current or former employer (i.e., the school principal in the case of teachers) who is willing to certify various aspects of your teaching or training experience by signing a Statutory Declaration

OR

Students completing this unit via training (only Distance+ available) will design and deliver workplace coaching skills to two learners in an on-the-job situation (note the on-the-job can be simulated) as part of this unit.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements for all students completing this unit via training:

  • Access to two different individuals (can be friends, colleagues, or fellow students)
  • Sessions must be recorded and submitted for assessment

As part of this unit you will complete an RPL workbook providing evidence of planning, organise, delivering and reviewing three training sessions to groups of at least eight people.

All students must have access to:

  • A current or former employer (i.e., the school principal in the case of teachers) who is willing to certify various aspects of your teaching or training experience by signing a Statutory Declaration

If you do not have current experience, or access to a current or former employer you will need to complete our full TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment course.

As part of this unit you will complete an RPL workbook providing evidence of your skills of influencing and informing people by having designed and presented at least two presentations to audiences of at least two people.

All students must have access to:

  • A current or former employer (i.e., the school principal in the case of teachers) who is willing to certify various aspects of your teaching or training experience by signing a Statutory Declaration

If you do not have current experience, or access to a current or former employer you will need to complete our full TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment course.

This unit involves you planning five separate assessment events against five different units of competency. For each event you are required to determine and make suitable adjustments to the strategies and tools to meet the needs. You will also trial and review your five plans and instruments.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements for Distance+ course students:

  • Access to two or more individuals to hold a meeting (can be friends, colleagues, or fellow students)
  • Meeting must be recorded and submitted for assessment

Students enrolled in the Intensive+ Class or iClass+ course pathways will complete their meeting in class time and are not required to submit a recording.

As part of this unit you are required to participate in three validation sessions.  In each session you will review assessment tools to ensure they meet the requirements of the training specification and requirements for assessment tools.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements for Distance+ course students:

  • Access to two or more individuals to hold a meeting (can be friends, colleagues, or fellow students)
  • Meeting must be recorded and submitted for assessment
  • Access to two of more individuals to participate in validation sessions

Students enrolled in the Intensive+ Class or iClass+ course pathways will complete their meeting and validation sessions in class time and are not required to submit a recording.

As part of this unit students will design and develop three assessment tools, each tool must cover an entire unit of competency.  Once you have developed your tools you will validate and trial these tools, making any required adjustments.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements for Distance+ course students:

  • Access to one or more individuals to hold a meeting (can be friends, colleagues or fellow students)
  • Meeting must be recorded and submitted for assessment

Students enrolled in the Intensive+ Class or iClass+ course pathway will complete their meeting in class time and are not required to submit a recording.

As part of this unit students are required to conduct five live assessments with difference candidates under the supervision of a qualified TAE assessor and make assessment decisions.

Please be aware of the below interaction requirements for all TAE40116 students:

  • Attend a regularly scheduled one-day interactive online TAEASS402 Assess Competence workshop (included in course fee for all pathways) – Recommended

OR

  • Undertake these assessment activities independently or in a workplace (see prerequisites for more information)

Duration: Students undertaking training have 12 months from their enrolment date to complete their studies and submit all assessment workbooks for this course. (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. This time frame can vary depending on the number of assessment submissions being received at any given time. Once a student is 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 TAE40116 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. Students completing this course via the Distance+ pathway and who need to organise others to participate in activities with them may require more than the minimum hours per week when completing this course.

Prerequisites

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.

Entry to the teacher’s TAE40116 RPL+GAP training course is restricted to experienced teachers, trainers and presenters who possess the following experience, and who can provide evidence of each:

  • recently delivered at least 40 hours of structured training or presentations within a one-year period;
  • facilitated group-based learning by preparing and delivering at least two consecutive sessions, each of a duration of at least 40 minutes, to different learner groups; and
  • conducted at least two learning facilitation relationships with different individuals during this time.

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 and returning the eligibility form.

If the above does not apply to you then we recommend you undertake training in our standard course rather than the teacher’s TAE40116 RPL+GAP pathway.

  • You must have:
    • ​An appropriate level of English Language skill which is important to the likelihood of participant success
    • Access to a computer (with Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word and a web browser installed)
    • Access to internet
    • Access to a video and audio recording device such as a smart phone or web cam
    • An understanding of how to use Microsoft Word and Adobe Reader, be able to download, scan and upload documents, and know how to access online materials.

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:

  • 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 TAEASS402 Assess Competence 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.
    • You must have access to at least five real candidates within the vocational education and training (VET) context who are willing for you to undertake assessments of them.