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 by engaging 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 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 elearning.

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.


National Code TAE50116
Study Areas Training & Assessment
Study Level Diploma
Study Type Local
Study Mode

PT: 12 months

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $2,247.00
Full Tuition Fee $4,917.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $100.00
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies

* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, 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).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 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.

VET Student Loans

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

February and October

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

Box Hill

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, 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 TAE40110 or 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.). 


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

Direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

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

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.

To achieve this qualification, the packaging rules require the successful completion of 10 units made up of 6 core and 4 elective units.


Last updated: February 22, 2019 12:58pm