Diploma of Vocational Education and Training

National Code: TAE50116
TAFE SA Code: TP00955


This course is for experienced practitioners delivering training and assessment services usually within Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) within the vocational education and training (VET) sector.

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24 months 

Part Time

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Course Admission Requirements

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 24 month course
Fee Free

This course is part of the Fee Free TAFE initiative. Fee Free TAFE and vocational education is a joint initiative of the Australian and South Australian Governments providing tuition-free training places to students wanting to train, retrain or upskill. The eligibility check below is an indication only and does not confirm your eligibility status. Eligibility verification will take place before the enrolment process and will include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.

Fee Free Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$1,131 - $1,322
$4,524 - $5,287
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Advanced VET lecturer/practitioner. They may have a role in leading other trainers and assessors and in providing mentoring or advice to new trainers or assessors as well as designing approaches to learning and assessment strategies across a significant area within the RTO.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (TAE50116)
    This course covers advanced assessment practice, assessment tools, facilitation practice, learning strategies and professional practice. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 6 core units and 4 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
    of TAFE SA graduates would recommend their training.

    * 2021 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of elective units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all elective units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.


    Name Nominal Hours
    Design and develop assessment tools 40
    Design and develop learning strategies 40
    Maintain and enhance professional practice 45
    Provide advanced assessment practice 50
    Provide advanced facilitation practice 50
    Support the development of adult language, literacy and numeracy skills 50


    Name Nominal Hours
    Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills 30
    Design and develop learning resources 50
    Evaluate a training program 50
    Lead assessment validation processes 30
    Undertake organisational training needs analysis 40
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