PUBLIC – Workplace Trainer and Assessor

$1,500.00 (Inc GST)


TAESS00015 – Enterprise Trainer and Assessor Skill Set

Nationally recognised units of competency



Do you want to be a Workplace Trainer/Assessor?

This is your first step.

Following this three-day course, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to train operators, not just drivers. It is designed for trainers and assessors who deliver non-accredited training or work with other trainers in delivering nationally recognised training.

Enterprise Trainer and Assessor Skill Set Key points

  • Minimum qualification required to work as trainers for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) and private training organisations, to deliver nationally recognised training
  • No homework required
  • All practical training completed onsite (face to face and blended only)

Course Timeframe

3 days (3 x 10 Hours)

Course delivery:

We deliver Practical, Realistic and Hands on Face to Face training only

Enterprise Trainer and Assessor Skill Set Certification

Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Spec Training (RTO 31917).

These units from TAE Training and Education Training Package meet industry requirements for enterprise trainers and assessors and form the TAESS00015 – Enterprise Trainer and Assessor Skill Set

These units provide credit towards TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Course Overview

This course is for:

  • Trainers and assessors who deliver non accredited training
  • Trainers and assessors who work with other trainers in delivering nationally recognised training (for example under supervision)
  • Enterprise trainers and assessors working in an enterprise RTO.

The TAESS00015 Enterprise Trainer and Assessor Skill Set is a minimum qualification required for those seeking to work as trainers at Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), TAFEs and private training organisations. This skill set is designed to provide the necessary skills and knowledge for people training under supervision in the VET sector, who work mainly in classroom situations.

This skill set trains the essential vocational activities including how to plan, implement and participate in competency based training and assessment activities and processes.

The Standards for RTO’s 2015 states that RTO’s must undertake validation activities.  This skill set enables you to understand the assessment process and participate in validation activities.


The course is based on (and can provide credit towards) the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Course Outline

The TAESS00015 Enterprise Trainer Assessor Skill Set will enable you to:

  • Develop training sessions for delivery in a range of workplace and formal learning contexts. This includes individual and group instruction, planning the presentation and reviewing the presentation
  • Assess the competence of candidates using different assessment pathways
  • Participate in the assessment validation process
  • These competencies are completed in the context of a competency-based assessment system.

TAESS00015 Course Structure:

There are four modules to complete.

  • Training 101 (Overview)
  • TAEDEL301 Provide work skill instruction
  • TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes
  • TAEASS402 Assess competence
  • TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation

Assessment Sessions

Module 1 – TAEDEL301 Provide work skill instruction

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct individual and group instruction, demonstrate work skills and assess the success of training and one’s own training performance, using existing learning resources in a safe and comfortable learning environment.

It emphasises the training as being driven by the work process and context, and applies to a person working under supervision as a work skill instructor in a wide range of settings not restricted to training organisations,

Students Plan and Deliver 3 x Training sessions utilising Operational Equipment (Light Vehicle, Heavy Rigid Vehicle, Excavator and other operational Equipment.

Module 2 – TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to participate in an assessment validation process.

It applies to assessors and workplace supervisors with assessment validation responsibilities participating in, but not necessarily leading, the process.

This is where the students check 3 assessments to see that they are valid.;

Module 3 – TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan the assessment process, including recognition of prior learning (RPL), in a competency-based assessment system.

It applies to individuals with assessment planning responsibilities.

In planning activities and processes, individuals are required to identify the components of assessment tools, analyse and interpret assessment tools, and develop assessment instruments (also known as assessment tasks) and assessment plans.

Students plan 5 x Assessments individually and in groups

Module 4 – TAEASS402 Assess competence

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement an assessment plan, and gather quality evidence to assess the competence of a candidate using compliant assessment tools.

It applies to teachers, trainers and assessors in enterprises and registered training organisations (RTOs) and those providing assessment advisory services.

Students conduct Practical and Realistic assessments on 4 pieces of operational equipment 3 x full  training and 1 x RPL


How does this course differ from the Certificate IV Training and Assessment (TAE)?

All four units in this skill set are included in the ten units required in the full Certificate IV. So once complete, you’re almost halfway to getting the full qualification. This course can stand alone or be used as a gateway to the full Certificate IV TAE qualification.


Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this Skill Set.

However, if you are considering using this Skill Set as a pathway into the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, 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, and may include, but is not limited to, holding a relevant unit of competency or qualification. Check More Details on OnSiteTraining Site.


To be successful in this course you need to

  • Be able to conduct research and present information.
  • Have the ability to:
    • Read and comprehend information from a variety of sources
    • Communicate effectively with people at all organisational levels
    • Facilitate team discussions, make presentations and participate in meetings
    • Issue instructions in an authoritative manner during unusual circumstances
    • Carry out simple calculations and analyse data
    • Build relationships with stakeholders (both internal and external to an organisation)
    • Be confident in presenting information verbally

Training For RTO’s

The Standards for RTOs 2015 clauses 1.17 & 1.18 allow those who possess this TAESS00015 – Enterprise Trainer and Assessor Skill Set to deliver training under the general supervision of a trainer. However, you must also have vocational competencies at least to the level being delivered and assessed (e.g., if you are delivering a hairdressing unit you must have suitable hairdressing competencies); and have current industry skills directly relevant to the training and assessment being provided. This skill set does not allow you to determine formal assessment outcomes. (Refer to the TAESS00011 Assessor Skill Set.). Also, Check TAE40116 – Certificate IV Training and Assessment