ANMF education centre

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment


Do you want to work in health education?

Education in health is a growing industry, and experienced nurses, midwives and personal care workers wanting to work in education, whether in their workplace or in an undergraduate setting often require a formal qualification. The Certificate IV in training and assessment (TAE40116) is the core qualification for employment in the vocational education sector and increasingly in health education.

The ANMF (Vic Branch) Education Centre (RTO ID 22609) is pleased to be able to offer health professionals a bespoke, health focused training and assessment qualification. This purpose built course has been contextualised to reflect your working environment, preparing graduates for current industry demands. It includes quality and experienced teaching and support staff, materials, modern facilities with clinical simulation, well-equipped classrooms, and computer laboratories and an extensive library.

Have you completed the previous qualification in training and assessment – TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment?

If you have completed the previous qualification and want to gain the new TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, you should apply for the upgrade or check your units against our upgrade worksheet.

The next course intakes commence Friday 1 March 2019 and Wednesday 27 March 2019. Application for enrolment form

Each group is limited to only 16 places

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Course duration: 30 weeks

Delivery mode: blended delivery (includes 22 face to face workshops, online learning and independent study)

Location: 535 Elizabeth Street Melbourne VIC 3000 (classroom and simulated lab)


CPD hours: The face to face and online learning components of this course may be applicable to your continuous professional development (CPD).

Entry requirements: individuals must be able to demonstrate vocational competency in their proposed teaching and assessing area. This includes holding a relevant qualification and/or demonstrating broad industry knowledge and experience.

Selection criteria: Applicants are required to complete a pre-training review (PTR) prior to enrolment of training, which involves:

  1. Completion of PTR questionnaire to identify individual learning needs, applicants must demonstrate the aptitude and adequate and digital literacy to meet course requirements
  2. Completion of LLN assessment and participation in an interview to identify levels of core foundation skills, applicants must demonstrate that they have sufficient language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.

Assessment methods: Written tasks, portfolio of evidence and practical assessments

There are 10 units of competency in this qualification (9 core units and 1 elective).

Core Units
1. TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes
2. TAEASS402 Assess competence
3. TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation
4. TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools
5. TAEDEL401 Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
6. TAEDEL402 Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
7. TAEDES401 Design and develop learning programs
8. TAEDES402 Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs
9. TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills


Elective units *
10. TAEDEL404A Mentor in the workplace; or
BSBCMM401A Make a presentation*; or
BSBLED401A Develop teams and individuals*

* Please note the option of these elective units are only available to experienced trainers and assessors with relevant and current work experience and/or prior learning

Cost: $3,500 for members and $3,800 non-members (includes all study materials). Please note - payment plans are available.

Government funded place*: $1,225 for members and $1,525 non-members

* Conditions apply: you will ONLY be eligible for Victorian government subsidy if you do not hold AQF level 4 Certificate (e.g. your highest held qualification is Certificate III or you are hospital trained nurse/ aged care professionals). Further eligibility criteria apply, please see section Skills First – government funding.

Note: a minimum deposit of $1000 is required upon enrolment into the course.


Fee Schedule

Minimum deposit: $1,000 (ANMF member and non-member)
Payment due before or upon commencement

Learning block A installment: $750 (ANMF member) and $900 (non-member)
Payment due: Week 5

Learning block B installment: $700 (ANMF member) and $760 (non-member)
Payment due: Week 8

Learning block C installment: $1050 (ANMF member), $1,140 (non-member), $225 (government subsidised* ANMF member), $525 (government subsidised* non-member)
Payment due: Week 15

*conditions apply – please see section Skills first government funding 

Once you have submitted your application for enrolment along with the associated documents, you will receive instructions to complete a pre-training review questionnaire and LLN assessment. Before we make you an offer to enrol in your course, we are required to conduct a review of your current competencies, including your language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills. The purpose of this review is so we can ensure you are enrolled in the most appropriate course to achieve your intended outcomes. Results from the review will also assist us to assess your suitability to undertake the course. Please ensure you provide open and honest answers during your review, as this will ensure we identify necessary support you may need to successfully complete your study.

If your application leads to enrolment, you will receive a letter of acceptance to your nominated email address. You will receive important course details including your tuition fee schedule.

The Skills First program makes vocational training more accessible to people who do not hold a post-school qualification, or who want to gain a higher level qualification than they already hold. Generally, applicants are eligible for a government-subsidised training place if they are an Australian citizen, permanent resident (holder of a permanent visa) or a New Zealand citizen.

Eligibility criteria for applicants 20 years and older require them to enroll into a course at a higher level than their existing highest qualification.

Applicants are eligible to commence a maximum of two subsidised courses in any calendar year, study a maximum of two subsidised courses at any one time and commence a maximum of two subsidised courses at the same qualification AQF level in their lifetime.

Check if you can get government-subsidised training at Skills Victoria

Concessions: If you meet the eligibility criteria and hold an eligible concession card (e.g. Health Care card) you will pay 20 per cent of what non-concession students are charged for study. Under the Indigenous Completions Initiative, Indigenous students pay 20 per cent of what non-concession students are charged for study too.

If you do not meet the eligibility criteria for government funding, you will be enrolled as a full-fee paying student.

*This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to access government subsidised training (reasonable adjustments or adaptive strategies are made available to suit the needs of individuals).

If you would like further information, or wish to speak with one of the staff in the ANMF (Vic Branch) Education Centre please contact us.

The ANMF (Vic Branch) Education Centre is located at 535 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Application for enrolment form