Learning Outcomes

Participants in this course will be able to:

  • Review performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and organise the assessment process;
  • Improve their use of recognition of prior learning (RPL) practices, in a competency-based assessment system; and,
  • Strengthen their ability to develop simple assessment instruments.

Units of Competency:

TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes

TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation

Important: This course contributes to the nationally recognised TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

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What is Included?
  • Course tuition from our experienced trainers
  • Comprehensive student manual
  • Fully catered morning & afternoon tea
  • Fully catered lunch
  • Free flowing tea, coffee and filtered water throughout the duration of the course
  • Complementary WiFi
  • Pens & notepad
  • Post course support
Entry Requirements

Participants intending to take this Upgrade Assessor Course will submit their TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (or equivalent) for verification. Before enrolling in the Upgrade Assessor Course, you must provide evidence of the following Units of Competency:

  • TAEASS401B Plan assessment activities and processes; and
  • TAEASS403B Participate in assessment validation.

To enrol into this qualification, you must provide evidence of vocational competency in your proposed area of training and assessment. Evidence may include:
• A copy of a Statement of Attainment or qualification for nationally recognised training issued by an RTO; or
• USI Transcript (you must provide AVELING access to these records via the USI portal); or
• One of the following that shows you have performed particular vocational skills for a period of no less than 6 months

– Resume and AVELING third party report
– Job Description and AVELING third party report
– Verification of Competency completed by an employer

It is also vital for participants to have access to a workplace and to a person who holds the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification or equivalent. If you don’t have a workplace or access to a qualified person, please contact AVELING and we can look at ways to assist you complete your workplace assignments. (Charges may apply).

Upon booking to complete your first AVELING program, participants will be required to complete a LLN Learner Survey which will be reviewed prior to attending the program. Based on the outcome of the survey, AVELING may contact you to discuss options that will best suit your individual learning needs. This survey will allow AVELING to cater program delivery to meet the needs of all learners. Please note that additional costs may be incurred if literacy support is required.

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 AVELING’s Competitive Advantage

AVELING takes a holistic approach in the design and delivery of units and courses within the Training and Assessment suite of programs. We optimise the learning delivery time by sequencing units and courses in flexible program options. Our world class facilities, experienced trainers, comprehensive learning materials and outstanding assessment support capabilities culminate in training and assessment programs where the learner feels fully supported along the journey. Not only will participants have an experiential program engagement with the trainer, but the AVELING learning cohort will link you to other training and assessment practitioners with whom you’ll have a deep learning experience.


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At a Glance

Course Dates


Course Cost

$700 (GST Free)


  • In Class Component - 2 Days
  • Workplace Assessments - 12 months to complete
  • Delivery


    Intended for

    This course is designed for VET Assessors who are seeking to upgrade their existing assessor competencies from the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment to those included in the current TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.


    For individuals completing this course only, a statement of attainment will be issued after being deemed competent having successfully:

    1. Attended the course and completed all in-class assessments.
    2. Completed all the relevant workplace assignments.

    Workplace assignments must be submitted within 12 months of course completion.

    Additional Info

    If you have eight (8) or more participants, this course can be presented at your workplace using customised site based examples.

    Frequently Asked Questions
    Unique Student Identifier
    General Information
    Cancellation Policy
    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Pre-Course Information