Training and Assessment Courses

TAE Courses | Training And Assessment Courses

Take a look at our full range of TAE Courses below.  Training and Assessment Courses are Inspire Education ‘flagship’ qualifications, and we deliver TAE Courses to individuals, small business, government organisations, and corporate clients right across Australia!  We run regular TAE Courses and workshops in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth throughout the year.  Additionally, our online TAE course is one of the most well respected in the industry and allows you to start your TAE certificate right away online.

Our TAE courses tap into the very heart of the training industry as Training and Assessment and we understand that these qualifications are the ‘backbone’ of every registered training organisation.  If you want to ensure that you or your staff are trained by only the best TAE professionals using the best learning resources – be sure to choose Inspire for your training needs.  You and your colleagues deserve the best training possible!

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Our Full Range of Training and Assessment Course Options:


TAE40116 | Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment give you a super-set of skills if you want to teach or train in and organisation, and a critical qualification if you wish to become a trainer and assessor in a registered training organisation, or Australian TAFE.

Australia's most popular, advanced TAE qualification

TAE50216 | Diploma of Training Design and Development

This course is designed for those wanting to advance their career in the Vocational Education and Training sector, and/or enhance skills in learning and training design and development.

TAE Upgrade

TAE40110 to TAE40116 Upgrade

Updating your TAE40110 to the NEW TAE40116 couldn’t be easier. Maintain your status as a fully-qualified trainer with the TAE40110 to TAE40116 Upgrade course!


TAESS00011 | Assessor Skill Set

This unit will help you take that next, inspiring career move and enable you to understand the assessment process and participate in validation activities.


TAEASS502 | Design and Develop Assessment Tools

This unit will help you take that next, inspiring career move and enable you to take on the ability on designing and developing assessment tools used to guide the collection of quality evidence.


TAELLN411 | Address Adult Language, Literacy, and Numeracy Skills

This is a core unit of the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

BSZ40198 to TAE40116 Upgrade

BSZ40198 to TAE40116 Upgrade

The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) is the latest national qualification for workplace and vocational trainers and assessors. This new course supersedes the older Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training (BSZ40198) qualification, and is now the standard to become a qualified trainer in Australia.

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of jobs can people completing training and assessment courses normally pursue?

Holding a training and assessment course is the minimum standard to work in many types of TAE services in Australia.

You can typically apply for the following training and assessment jobs:

  • Qualified Trainer and Assessor
  • TAFE Teacher
  • Training Advisor
  • Workplace Trainer and Assessor
  • Enterprise Trainer
  • Vocation Education Teacher in a School
  • Instructional Designer

What main skills will I learn when I complete a course in training and assessment?

Studying our training and assessment courses will help you attain a sound understanding of the Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) industry and training packages.

You will also develop skills in all key areas of Training and Assessment including design, delivery, and assessment. You will learn to design learning programs, deliver and assess training in one-on-one and group settings, and participate in assessment validation.

How long will it take me to complete each TAE qualification?

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment – This TAE course has a 12-month duration and has up to 900 expected study hours, depending on your existing knowledge and experience.

To assess your knowledge, you will be asked to complete a Personal Learning Plan Evaluation after you enrol. Upon completion, you will be provided with a training plan that identifies your cohort, taking into account your existing level of knowledge and skill in this vocational area.

The amount of training and support required for each learner will vary according to their existing experience, knowledge and skills in this area.

Diploma of Training Design and Development – The amount of training and support required for each learner will vary according to their existing experience, knowledge and skills in this area (divided into four cohorts)

TAE40110 to TAE40116 Upgrade – There are up to 400 study hours for this course; learners who already hold the TAELLN411 unit (or equivalent) and/or the TAEASS502 unit (or equivalent) will have lower duration

What evidence can I submit if I want to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning for a course in TAE?

If you wish to apply RPL for qualifications in training and assessment, the examples of acceptable evidences are the following:

  1. Course transcripts, statement of attainment, and certificates
  2. References and documentation of your previous work responsibilities
  3. Work samples

To apply, simply indicate on your enrolment form that you wish to receive RPL. An RPL Assessor will contact you to check your eligibility for each unit and explain what you need to submit. The amount of RPL you receive will depend on the evidence you provide and any remaining assessment can be completed through gap training.

Is vocational (work) placement required, and where should I get a placement?

Yes. vocational (work) placement is required if you wish to complete your course in TAE.

To successfully complete this trainer and assessor qualification, the candidate will need to initiate contact with an approved Registered Training Organisation to complete workplace-based experience and solidify practical experience and skills relevant to the qualification.

Get into Training and Assessment

Hi and thank you to all the Trainers and Assessors who have taught, observed and assessed my work towards completing my TAE40116.

Very much appreciated.

Thankyou also to those who prioritised my marking so that I could accept my latest job offer. This will help me and my family stay afloat in these challenging times and I very grateful for your timely support.

Douglas Gorry- Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
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