Certificate IV in Training and Assessment


*** EOIs now open for funded places in Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification ***


EOIs are now open for funded places to undertake a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification

Do you know someone that is passionate about industry standards and passing on knowledge?

Help us ensure the Tasmanian community services industry has the skilled workforce it needs by considering a career as a Trainer and Assessor in education and care, aged care, social services, or disability.

TasCOSS is offering a number of funded places in Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116).  This qualification will develop the skills and knowledge needed to understand the VET sector, design learning to meet the needs of learners and enterprises, deliver training and plan and conduct assessments.

Is this qualification for you?

  • You must be committed to teach an accredited Cert III, IV or diploma qualification relevant to your sector
  • You must hold an equal or relevant higher qualification yourself.
  • You must hold a relevant qualification in your industry sector, for example:
    • Social services: Certificate IV in Community Services, Certificate IV in Mental health, Diploma of Community Services, Cert IV in Youth work or Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs.
    • Aged care: Cert III Individual Support (both Ageing and Home & Community specialisations), Cert IV Leisure & Health, Cert IV Ageing Support, Diploma of Nursing or Cert IV in Allied Health Assistance.
    • Education and care: Diploma of Early Childhood or Early Years Degree approved by ACECQA.
    • Disability: Cert III in Individual Support or Cert IV in Disability.
  • You must be working using this qualification.
  • You must have adequate digital literacy, language, literacy and numeracy skills. You can access more information here.
  • You must have access to the following equipment including a laptop, internet, webcam and a headset with a microphone.
  • The X factors

    • Pride for the quality services the industry is delivering and the value this creates for clients and participants.
    • Confidence and talent to motivate others.
    • A passion for industry standards and the development of consistent practices.
    • Joy to present and build knowledge.

    The commitment required

    • Be ready to engage in training for 12 months through a mixture of face-to-face, online and between session tasks (on average 12-15 hours per week). To find out more please access the information pack here.
    • Be committed to working as a sessional, part-time or full-time Trainer and Assessor when the training is completed.
    • Have support from your employer/supervisor to undertake this training. (Evidence must be provided).

    What we will offer

    • Free training. Access the information pack here.
    • Peer support from like-minded people.
    • A financial contribution to employers for up to $4,850 for backfilling participants positions.
    • The foundations for a new career.

    This is a Department of State Growth funded initiative which is delivered in partnership with TasCOSS on behalf of the social services sectors and the Tasmanian branches of NDS, ACSA, ECA and TasTAFE.

    Next steps

    How to apply

    Application and training timelines

    • May 30-June 14: Information sessions.
    • June 17: Expression of interest close.
    • June 24: Applicants will be notified.
    • June 27-28: Successful applicants upload forms to meet requirements.
    • July 29: Training commences.

    For more information about this training opportunity please contact:

    For more information about this initiative, including the expression of interest process please contact

    • Claudia Butler
    • Manager, Community Services Industry Workforce Coordination Project
    • m: 0448 799 701
    • e: claudia@tascoss.org.au