In Australia, a lot of emphasis is placed on teaching qualifications for trainers in the vocational education and training sector (VET). The essential qualification required to work as a vocational teacher in Australia is the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

The Australian Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is becoming very popular internationally. A number of training providers in other countries are assisting their trainers to gain the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

This is the course that all Vocational Teachers and organisations (including the Colleges in China who teach TAFE courses)

All High school teachers and Uni teachers in Australia who give practical or TRADES assessments tuition, must have this course/qualification as well as usual Educational Degrees and Industry Skills etc.

This course outlines the Methodology needed for Competency based Training. (vocational)

Why is the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment so popular?

       It is developed under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)

       It is Australian government-accredited

       It is nationally recognised and internationally gaining recognition for its high quality

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This qualification reflects the roles of individuals delivering training and assessment services in the vocational education and training (VET) sector.

Achievement of this qualification or an equivalent by trainers and assessors is a requirement of the Australian Quality Training Framework Essential Standards for Registration (Standard 1 as outlined in Appendix 2 of the Users' Guide to the Essential Standards for Registration).

This qualification, or the skill sets derived from units of competency within it, is also suitable preparation for those engaged in the delivery of training and assessment of competence in a workplace context, as a component of a structured VET program.

Job roles 

Job roles associated with this qualification relate to the delivery of training and assessment of competence within the VET sector. Possible job titles and roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • enterprise trainer
  • enterprise assessor
  • registered training organisation (RTO) trainer
  • RTO assessor
  • training adviser or training needs analyst
  • vocational education teacher.

How is the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment delivered?

It can be delivered in Sydney or in China or in both places. We can also use a range of teaching methodologies and we can deliver face-to-face training in workshop style as well as online. We have a number of years experience in delivering this course and we can discuss what would suit you best.

What will be the cost of the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment?

The cost will depend on how you would like the program to be structured and whether it is in China or in Sydney. We can customise the delivery to meet your needs.

Do you offer any other teacher training programs?

Yes, we do offer a number of professional development programs for teachers and trainers. These programs focus on the specific needs of the clients, for example, we offer a 4 week program in Sydney delivering a few CIV TAE units, plus classroom visits, plus cultural visits in Sydney

Do you recognise our work experience and offer any benefits?

Yes, we do recognise your prior training and learning and your teaching experience. By providing specific evidence of your prior knowledge and work experience, you might not need to study a particular unit.