TAE40116 - Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Flexible Day|Evening|Saturday sessions available

Trained by industry experts – More than 20 years Vocational Education Experience

HS Business School and Allies have partnered together to deliver TAE40116 that offers quality training with maximum flexibility for future course participants.

The TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is the foundation of all Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) delivery, being nationally recognised. Only individuals who hold this qualification can legally sign off AQF assessments.

Our course provides a solid understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of training and assessing within the context of Vocational Education and Training, with a strong emphasis on designing, delivering and assessing competency-based programs to groups and individuals.

The benefits of earning a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment are that you will have the potential to teach any skill for which you have formal qualifications.

We are offering face to face part-time evening, full days, weekend sessions as well as a customised program around your availability.

Our program is designed to cater to your busy lifestyle so you can achieve your pending career goals sooner. Also, this training program can facilitate accelerated delivery of training sessions.

We will also be delivering virtual classes via Microsoft Teams if you are unable to attend classroom sessions.

Please see below FAQs for further course information.

We are conveniently located close to public transport and have free parking available.

We can guarantee more face to face training than any other providers.

We expect that you would require at least 20 evening sessions or 10 full-day sessions to cover the learning topics, and some assessment tasks. In addition, you would require to do self-study, research and other learning and assessment tasks outside the classroom. However, if you require any additional sessions, you are welcome to attend relevant training sessions without any additional costs.

For you to conduct assessment activities as trainer and assessor under observation, mutually agreed set days will be given for you to attend.

Start Today!

You can enrol into our course any day of the week.

Our unique training program offers you the flexibility to enrol any day of the week that consists of a small cohort. Call today and make an appointment with the Trainer/Assessor on (02) 9557 7466 or complete the enquire form below.

See FAQs below for more information or download course brochure.

TAE40116 - Certificate IV in Training and Assessment UPGRADE

This information is for a person who currently holds a TAE40110 or TAA40104 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment.

The National VET Regulator (ASQA) has mandated all current holders of TAE40110 must also hold additional units of competency by the 1st of July 2019.

Anyone who does not meet this requirement by 1st of July 2019 will no longer be able to deliver nationally recognised training and assessment in Australia.

We have a flexible and straight forward training program for you to upgrade your qualification in TAE.

See FAQs below for more information or download course brochure.


Obligation-free meeting to discuss your training plan

Make an obligation-free one on one meeting with a qualified trainer to discuss your interest over the phone. Alternatively, you can visit us at our Marrickville Office. Please either call (02) 9557 7466 or email us at tae@alliessecurity.edu.au to make an appointment.


Allies Security Services is offering training and assessment for TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment in partnership with and under the auspice of the Australian Registered Training Organisation (RTO) the MTO Group (RTO No: 32493). Information about this RTO can be found by visiting www.mtogroup.com.au or at

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If you would like to enter this program, you must be able to demonstrate vocational competency in your proposed teaching and assessing area. Vocational competency is defined as broad industry knowledge and experience.  This could include:

  • Demonstrate vocational competence for an industry that you work within
  • A resume outlining your vocational competence


  • You must undertake language literacy and numeracy assessment pre-course enrolment
  • Organise an interview with the trainer/assessor
  • You must have access to Microsoft Word and install Adobe PDF reader. Computer literacy is essential.
  • Pay 50% of the course fee on completion of the enrolment and remain within 30 days
  • Individuals are seeking formal recognition of their training and assessing capabilities and already working in their desired field.
  • Individuals, seeking a career change and want to become a trainer/assessor in their relevant field of vocational expertise.

According to statistics, a vast number of trainees enrol in an online course with the understanding of saving money and having personal space. However, learning outside the classroom is not ideal as the classroom. They are unable to complete the course by simply watching pre-recorded webinars, with no face-to-face interaction with the trainer in a classroom environment.

The following options are available:

  • Two (2) late afternoon/evening sessions in a week for 10 weeks
  • 1 (One) Day time training for 10 weeks
  • Customise training with maximum learning flexibility (assessment need to be conducted in a classroom or at your workplace)

Yes! Free parking is available during the day in the evening parking is guaranteed from the main street in front of our training facility. Also, we are walking distance from Sydenham train station (7 mins from Central).

The course has two primary tiers, training units and assessment units.

So we have clustered training units and assessment units to ensure that overlapping knowledge and skills are not being repeated.

All assessment activities regarding the delivery of the course and you are conducting the assessment under the supervision of the trainer will be in the classroom or in your workplace.

The course will be offered face-to-face in a classroom or Zoom meeting if you are unable to attend.

We will provide you all the material as PDF and MS Word files. You are free to print them off if you wish to work with hard copies.

If you require, we can provide you with the printing services at a minimum cost.

For a trainee to complete this program, ASQA (the regulator) mandates a duration of between 6 and 12 months from start to finish or 600 – 2400 hours of learning activities.

However, your previous relevant knowledge and skills will reduce course duration and learning times.

At the end of each units’ learning program, you undertake an assessment. This will normally be a combination of theory questions and practical assignments.

You can also undergo Credit Transfer if you have the relevant Qualifications or Statements of Attainment.

Yes, this course is a solely focused on quality standards for vocational education and training that incorporates the legislative requirements. Therefore, course participants must dedicate a reasonable amount of time to learn new knowledge and skills.

The National VET Regulator (ASQA) has mandated all current holders of TAE40110 must also hold additional units of competency by the 1 st of July 2019. Anyone who does not meet this requirement by 1 st of July 2019 will no longer be able to deliver nationally recognised training and assessment in Australia.

Most people need to complete the TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools unit of competency.

Some people also need to complete TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

Note: If you hold the TAELLN401A this can be accepted instead of the TAELLN411. If you are not sure what your situation is, send us a scanned copy (both sides please) of your TAE40110 to compliance@alliessecurity.edu.au. We will check it out and let you know what your situation is totally obligation-free.

We also need to cover the TAEASS401 & TAEASS403 units. Neither of these units are 100% direct equivalents to their predecessor units.

For more details, please refer to the course brochure.

We are happy to offer fire person 5 % group discount on top of special offers for a minimum of five trainees. Also, RTO would accommodate training sessions based on group availability.

  • Industry experts: We have experienced trainers with 20 years of experience in the VET sector. We can guarantee that you will receive a very positive and pleasant learning experience.
  • Evening sessions: We are offering flexibility by doing part-time evening classes, so you don’t need to take a day off work. Therefore, you can commence the career development that you might have been holding off for a while
  • Well-designed course: Course learning and assessment tasks are not crammed in 10 days with us. We understand the complicity and course participants will be exposed to new concepts; new terminologies of the vocational education training system that would require more time to absorb information. We are offering ten (10) weeks of the face-to-face learning environment to answer your questions promptly by a qualified Trainer assessor rather than waiting for phone or an email reply.
  • We offer quality training services: Student feedback over the years has been excellent, currently with 4.7/5 stars on Google reviews.
  • Convenient location and free street parking: we are community conveniently located at 34C Fitzroy Street Marrickville. Yes, Free parking is available just outside of a training centre. We are also accessible by public transport, Sydenham train station being the nearest.

Meet the Trainers

Joe Isaak

Joe Isaak has been involved in Vocational Education training for more than 16 years. He has served in the hospitality industry for many years. He obtained his Master of Business Administration, Central Queensland University (Distinction).

Joe believes in empowering course participants in such a manner that not only are they able to deliver nationally recognised qualifications according to industry standards, but also to ensure trainees make a personal positive impact on themselves as well as others when they are training others.

Imran El

Imran has been involved in vocational education training since 1999 and offered a range of Vocational Education Training courses. Imran has offered hundreds of VET courses from diverse vocational industries. Imran is very passionate about sharing his journey as a Vocational trainer assessor with all future trainers to ensure they have a smooth transition into the VET training environment. Imran also holds a double TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development and TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training.

Dean Pruitt

Dean has worked in the VET industry since 2002. Prior to that, he served in the military for 16 years in a number of roles that included protection of private, government property and high-value assets worldwide.

Dean holds a Bachelor of Arts, Social Science, CIV in Security Risk Management. Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting) and obtained his Training and Assessment qualifications in 2010.

Dean is currently employed by NSW Health as a Health and offering training and assessment services to in-house staff. Dean is passionate about sharing his extensive experience with students and will assist you in understanding all aspects of the VET Industry.

Diane O'Donaghoe

Diane has been involved in the private and public sector since 1995. She has spent a significant part of her career in performing training of new employees joining organisations as well as designing training and assessment programs for law enforcement agencies in NSW.

In addition to her training and assessment qualifications, she also holds a Diploma in Security and Risk Management.

Diane teaches with a great act of optimism and believes in empowering her trainees by sharing knowledge and skills so they can empower others from there teaching and coaching skills

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