TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


This qualification reflects the roles of experienced practitioners delivering training and assessment services usually within Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) within the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector. 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.


Career opportunities that this qualification may provide include: Lead Teacher Head of Study Education Manager and a Training and Development Coordinator.


Further studies from the Diploma of Vocational Education and Training may include the Diploma of Training Design and Development or higher education pathway in adult education.

Course Delivery

Blended delivery: Online tutorials and assessments support classes are held fortnightly with on site support provided one day per month if required. Monthly one-on-one meeting with the teacher is also required. Flexi Online delivery: Online tutorials and assessment support sessions are provided on an individual basis as the learner requires assistance. Fortnightly contact is to be arranged to support the learner through the journey.

Entry Requirements

SuniTAFE requires students to have Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and experience working in the VET sector as well as having a workplace to support the practicum requirements of this course. Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

24 Months

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
TAEASS501 Provide advanced assessment practice 50 $0.00
TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools 40 $0.00
TAEDEL502 Provide advanced facilitation practice 50 $0.00
TAEDES501 Design and develop learning strategies 40 $0.00
TAELLN501 Support the development of adult language, literacy and numeracy skills 50 $0.00
TAEPDD501 Maintain and enhance professional practice 45 $0.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
TAEASS503 Lead assessment validation processes 30 $0.00
TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills 30 $0.00
TAERES501 Apply research to training and assessment practice 70 $0.00
TAETAS501 Undertake organisational training needs analysis 40 $0.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $2,219
Concession $717
RPL Government Subsidised $1,408
RPL Concession $282
RPL Self-funded $1,877
Self-Funded $2,689

Concession for Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses applies only to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

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Intake Campus Course Details
2023 May Mildura Campus Part Time, Diploma Mid Year, Zoom classes every second Wednesday, 7:00PM-8:30PM