Completing the Certificate 4 in Training and Assessment: What Careers You Will Have and Skills You Will Acquire

certificate 4 in training and assessment

If you are thinking of switching careers but don’t know what industry you should work in, you might want to entertain the possibility of getting a training and assessment career; a plethora of job opportunities await a trainer, coach, or assessor. And in order to become one, you must first obtain a specific set of skills that come with enrolling and completing Certificate 4 in Training and Assessment courses.

Companies, organisations, and training institutions will require you to obtain this certificate for you to be able to assess and train courses as well as candidates in a coaching institution or your workplace. You can be sure that the skills you attain in completing the courses will be relevant and valuable as you start your career as a trainer or assessor.

There are plenty of opportunities in studying and completing the Training and Assessment course. In fact, you can get a job as the following:

  •         HR (Human Resources) professional
  •         Business and corporate trainer
  •         RTO (Registered Training Organisation) trainer
  •         Training consultant or advisor
  •         Secondary School and VET (Vocational Education and Training) assessor or teacher

Through the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, you will be able to gain the confidence to train individuals and groups of people for particular tasks in your organisation. Likewise, you will be taught how to train them. You can become a company team leader and formulate policies and processes for Training and Assessment Training (TAA) organisations. Moreover, you will have the knack for managing the work itself and the workers in a business as well as employ, select, and induct new members of a company.

Further skills that you will acquire when you complete your Training and Assessment courses are as follows:

  •         Take part in the validation of assessment.
  •         Supervise and provide support in learning.
  •         Evaluate the learners’ competence.
  •         Organise and facilitate training sessions in the workplace.
  •         Make use of quality assurance systems as well as policies to execute the work in an organisation
  •         Recognise and assess individual and group learners’ characteristics through available information and documents.
  •         Read and interpret qualification rules, then determine the requirements for licensing.
  •         Go over the learning programs and make adjustments if necessary.
  •         Create plans for learning, and indicate and assess its limitations and risks.

Apart from acquiring these skills, your competency in Training and Assessment will be officially recognised nationwide. So, wherever you are in Australia, rest assured that you are always qualified for a position as a trainer or assessor because you have secured a TAE40116 Certificate 4 in Training and Assessment.

Some of the modules included in the course are:

  •         TAEDEL401A – Plan, organise, and deliver group-based training
  •         TAEASS401B – Plan assessment activities and processes
  •         TAEASS402B – Assess competence
  •         TAEASS403B – Participate in assessment validation

You can also choose between learning the course in-class and online. A lot of organisations on the Web have offered these training services, and what you only need to do is choose which one fits your preference. Whichever type of training you settle on, know that you are a step closer to accomplishing a course that opens up a whole new career option with a wide range of job positions.

Written by Shenoa Gittins

Shenoa is the Operations Manager and co-owner of RAM Training Services.
You can connect with Shenoa Gittins via Google+ and Facebook.


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