Address Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills

Recognise core language, literacy & numeracy demands of TAE

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Single unit enrolments are no longer available for the TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills unit as it has been superseded by and is not equivalent to the TAELLN421 Integrate core skills support into training and assessment unit.

Enrolments into this unit are still available as part of full course enrolments in the TAE40116 and TAE Diplomas as the teach-out transition periods have been extended for these qualifications until December 2024.

For more information or to stay up to date with any changes please visit training.gov.au directly.

TAELLN411 Address Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills unit is a new core unit of the latest TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment. Recognise the core language, literacy and numeracy demands of training and assessment, and learn how to tailor training and assessment to suit individual skill levels.

To continue training and assessing within the VET Sector, a TAFE or a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), Plenty Training provides this unit via online learning pathways and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Delivery Modes iClass+ Distance+ Recognition of Prior Learning
Location Online
Duration Up to Six months
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TAELLN411 Address Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills teaches how to recognise the core language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) demands of training and assessment, and how to tailor training and assessment to suit individual skill levels, including accessing relevant support resources.

The recent amendments to the Standards for RTOs 2015 and this ministerial release have changed the minimum qualifications required of trainers and assessors within the vocational education and training sector. From 1 July 2019, training and assessment must only be delivered by persons who have either:

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

Interactive online classes

Two-day practical and interactive online iClass+, 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

Assessment-only (RPL)

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

Advantages in studying with Plenty

There are some compelling reasons to choose Plenty Training for your TAELLN411 training:

  • Payment choice – Start today and pay nothing upfront with our 6 month interest free payment plans.
  • Trust – We deliver the goods!  We’ve been offering this course for several years and our students rate us an average of 4.4 out of 5 on Facebook and Google.
  • Flexibility – We offer a range of study options to suit your preferred mode of study, your timeframes, your prior knowledge, and your budget!

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Price & Delivery

Two-day iClass+ course
Interactive online

The two-day interactive iClass+ course offers students the opportunity to cover all unit theory and practical assessments under the guidance of a qualified trainer:


The two-day interactive iClass+ course offers students the opportunity to cover all unit theory and practical assessments under the guidance of a qualified trainer. In addition to a wealth of online learning and resources, students particularly appreciate the opportunity to complete assessment activities using role-plays and simulations during the two-day online class. This is because the assessment projects align with the in-class learning activities which are conducted under the guidance of their trainers.

This new iClass+ course provides students with the ability to cover all unit theory and major practical assessment tasks for this unit with the assistance of one of our experienced trainers. Sessions are delivered using the interactive Adobe Connect platform. Students are also provided with self-paced online learning materials and support.

Distance+ course
Online, self-paced

Recorded lessons and self-paced learning:


This type of learning environment provides students with the opportunity to work through the course material at their own pace. Students gain access to a wealth of recorded resources including recorded lessons and recorded ‘how to’ information sessions.

Students also have access to weekly Q&A study support sessions and can attend as many as required. To get started on the right foot students will also have access to a live online orientation webinar.

Recognition of
Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning Pathway:


RPL is an assessment-only process that is designed for those who possess substantial existing skills and knowledge in a specific industry. It allows people to demonstrate their competence in these skills without first having to be trained. Our RPL kit is based on a combination of evidence submission and a competency interview conducted via phone or teleconference. Those with experience in addressing Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) issues should have no problem completing the TAELLN411 RPL.

Not sure if you have the required experience and knowledge to enrol in this pathway?

Corporate Training

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

Plenty Training specialises in conducting customised training for corporate clients at discounted rates, and the TAELLN411 class is one of our most popular in-house courses. If you have a group that require this unit, we can conduct training at your premises, wherever you may be. Contact us on 1800 786 651 to provide a quotation and to discuss your requirements or simply complete our corporate enquiry form now.

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Feature iClass+ Distance+
FormatTwo-day interactive online classRecorded webinars
Opportunity to cover all practical assessment tasks in online class
Opportunity to complete portions of the workbook in class
High-level of student, peer, and trainer interaction in class
Live/interactive sessions
Webinar tutorials on assessment tasks
Six-month enrolment


Discover the assessment requirements this unit. The resources provided to students will vary depending on their selected pathway. Find out how your selected pathway compares:

  • Analyse LLN requirements
  • Select and use resources and strategies to address LLN skill requirements
  • Use specialist LLN support where required
  • Evaluate effectiveness of learning support and assessment strategies in addressing LLN requirements

Students undertaking training have six 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.

Workload: This represents the notional duration of all activities required for the achievement of the learning outcomes. For students completing the TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills unit the Volume of Learning is around 40 hours. This means a typical student will complete this course over six months with a minimum of 1.5 hours a week for the 26 weeks. Students completing this unit 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.


1. Digital prerequisites – all students:  You must have access to a computer (with Adobe Reader and Microsoft Word installed) and a reliable Internet connection to access your learning documentation. You will also require access to a video recording device (such as a webcam or smart phone) to record yourself undertaking certain assessment activities. You must be comfortable using technology to locate information and research topics – for example to find a copy of a regulation using Google –  and in using the main features and functions of digital tools (such as word processing programs, email and printers) to complete work tasks. You must also have 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.

iClass+ course students: To attend an iClass+ session you will need to have access to a computer with a good internet connection, webcam and audio functionality.

2. LLN prerequisites – all students:  All students must possess the following language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) abilities:

A. Learning ability: You must be comfortable using your experience to reflect on ways that variables impact outcomes, and identify future improvements.  You must be self-directing, able to manage your own learning, and be able to plan and balance multiple requirements and meet deadlines.

B. English reading ability: You must be comfortable reading and interpreting a range of documentation relevant to the subject – this includes organisational policies and procedures and assessment instructions.

C. English writing ability:  You will be required to draft and develop various documents using appropriate format and language for the context and the audience. You must be comfortable writing documents such as formal documents, including instructions, information updates and completing report templates.

D. English speaking ability: You will be required to participate in verbal exchanges using clear language and appropriate tone and syntax to provide relevant information.  You must be able to use active listening and questioning to elicit views and opinions of others.