About the course

About the course

Develop the essential skills, knowledge and professional requirements you need to advance your career in our vocational education and training course. In our training course, you’ll learn from highly-experienced and well-qualified trainers who model exceptional training skills, giving you the opportunity to practise these skills in a supportive class environment as well as engage in workplace projects.

This training course is ideal if you’re planning to be a senior or lead trainer and assessor or to become a vocational education designer. This new program is designed for experienced trainers in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector who possess the TAE40110 or the TAE40116 qualification and have extensive experience as a VET sector trainer and assessor.

You’ll be offered a variety of learning and teaching approaches including workplace-based projects, workshops, presentations, and group discussions and syndicate work that link formal learning with vocational practice. You’ll have access to online resources through the student web portal. Practitioners may have a role in leading other trainers and assessors, mentoring and providing guidance and advice to trainers and assessors and/or promoting innovative practices such as e-learning.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to apply for RPL and obtain the dual qualification TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training PLUS the TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development.  An additional RPL fee applies.


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Intake Dates & Course Length


Part time: 12 months (Wednesday evening each week 5.30pm - 9pm)

For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page

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Career Outcomes

After successfully completing this course, you may wish to apply for roles that focus on leading other trainers and assessors, mentoring and providing guidance and advice to trainers and assessors and/or promoting innovative practices (e.g. elearning). 

Job roles associated with this qualification relate to the delivery of training and assessment within the vocational education and training sector and may include:

  • leading other trainers and assessors
  • providing mentoring to new trainers and assessors
  • Registered Training Organisation (RTO) advanced trainer and assessor
  • designing approaches to learning and assessment strategies
  • advanced vocational education teacher
  • VET in VCE or VCAL secondary school teacher
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Entry Requirements

This new program is for you if you’re an experienced trainer in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector who possesses the TAE40110 or the TAE40116 qualification, who has extensive experience as a VET sector trainer and assessor, and who wishes to take the next step in your professional career.

To be eligible to commence this training, you should be currently employed as a trainer/assessor with a Registered Training Organisation.

You will be required to provide a certified copy of your TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification and transcripts.

In addition, you will need to have access to a computer (with Adobe Reader, Microsoft applications and Chrome web browser installed), plus the internet.  In order to fulfil the requirements of the course, you must be digitally literate (that is, be able to use Microsoft Word and Powerpoint - document creation, uploading, downloading, saving, cutting and pasting, creating and manipulating tables/templates, etc.). 


To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.


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Pathways & Accreditation

Successful completion will enable you to further your studies in Higher Education or in a range of managerial courses.  

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5

Fees & Finance Options

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This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Government Subsidised StandardFull Fee
Tuition Fee$2,336$5,006
Service Fee$160$160
Core Skills Support Fee$80$80
Material Fee$100$100
Retain Course Items$0$0
Total Course Estimate$2,676$5,346
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$2,676$5,346

* Does not apply to VETDSS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETDSS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Student tuition & materials fees published are indicative, and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are at 2020 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

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