Interested in a career in Training and Assessment

Interested in a career in Training and Assessment

 

There are myriad of career opportunities associated with this nationally recognised qualification, in a variety of industries. In today’s competitive marketplace, those who have their TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (also known as ‘train the trainer’) are at a tremendous advantage. Not only does a qualification provide you with an edge over other candidates, by completing your TAE you will have gained invaluable knowledge and skills that will be a requisite part of your profession.

The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is an ideal option for students pursuing a career in adult education in Australian. Completion of this program enables you to find employment as an On-the-Job Trainer, Contract Assessor, Accredited Trainer or Assessor, in an TAFE or RTO setting. Coursework for the Certificate IV consists of 10 units. As you study, you’ll learn how to develop and implement successful learning programs for trainees. The course material will help you gain knowledge in proper assessment of professionals and instil leadership and teaching skills. Going further, you’ll hone your instructional methods and grow advanced assessment abilities. There are no specific entry requirements for the Cert IV TAE.

If your career goals are geared more towards delivering advanced training and assessment services such as leading other trainers and assessors, providing mentoring or advice to new trainers or assessors, and or designing approaches to learning and assessment strategies, you may wish to consider the Diploma of Vocational Education and Training. Designed primarily for those seeking occupations within Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector, this course assists students towards obtaining higher managerial positions. The 10-unit Diploma program goes further than the Certificate IV, preparing students for leadership and strategy building. A process know has Recognition Assessment, conducted online, can help you advance more quickly in the program, by giving you credit for competencies you already have through life experience, work experience, or previous training. There are no formal entry requirements for the Diploma however we strongly recommend the Cert IV TAE as a prerequisite.

The Diploma of Training Design and Development is a third option we would recommend considering. Ideally suited to those who have worked for 3-5 years in a RTO, this Diploma is an excellent step on your career path. Graduate positions include Senior Trainer, Compliance Manager, Training Manager and Training Developer. There are 5 core units and 5 elective units included in the Diploma of Training Design and Development.  This is perfect for students aspiring to further their skill and knowledge in the areas of training development and instructional design, analysing training needs, designing training solutions and products to meet workplace capability requirements, and evaluating the effectiveness of training programs. There are not formal entry requirements for the Diploma however LMIT strongly recommend the Cert IV TAE as a prerequisite.

Finally, the Dual Diploma of Vocational Education and Training & Training Design and Development. This program has been designed for those seeking a qualification that covers the skill and knowledge to become a lead trainer and assessor and students wishing to be involved with the creative and design of vocational education.  This dual program offers twice the credentials in the shortest amount of time. Achieving this Dual Diploma gives you greater career options and an impressive set of qualifications to add to your CV.

Worth noting

As of 1 January 2017, the new National Standard have mandated that all trainers and assessors delivering the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment must hold either their TAE50111 or TAE50211, or work under the supervision of a trainer that has their current TAE50111 and or TAE50211 qualification.

Let’s do this!

Ready to embark on the path to career growth? Get in touch with us today. All 4 of our Training and Assessment-focused programs self-paced and can be completed within 12 months. We also offer a Recognition Assessment (formally known as RPL) for all of our courses. For your convenience, all of our programs are conducted entirely online, so you can enhance your career even while working full time.

Published by: LMIT