TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design & Development


This highly sought after qualification is suitable for those who identify the need for, and apply, advanced skills and knowledge in vocational education management and course design.

The customised programme has been designed for accelerated training and assessment to suit those who have been working in a registered training organisation or learning and development role and have experiences contributing to the management of organisational activities

There are no specific entrance requirements for the DIploma of training design and development. It is advantageous to have experience in the VET sector and familiarisation with the terminology used in the sector. This includes terms used in national training packages, the Australian Qualifications Framework, and vocational education in general.


Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Total number of units = 10 

5 core units  plus

5 elective units


Quality development Design and develop assessment tools



Quality development Design and develop learning strategies TAEDES501
Quality development Design and develop learning resources TAEDES502
Program evaluation

Evaluate a training program


Training needs Undertake organisational training needs analysis TAETAS501
Assessment Management Lead assessment validation processes TAEASS503
Assessment Management Provide advanced assessment practice TAEASS501
Professional development Maintain and enhance professional practice TAEPDD501
Research Apply research to training and assessment practice TAERES501
Learner support Support the development of adult language literacy and numeracy skills TAELLN501


Delivery Methods

institutional delivery/ virtual workshops 

Simulated work/ industry environment

  • 2x Trainer led workshops
  • Online tutorials
  • Monthly mentor support

Post Course Assessment Support

Assessment support direct to the assessor via telephone, Zoom and email.

The following processes will be applied for students considered to be “at risk”:

  • Development of an individualised Study Management Plan

One-on-one tutorials

Learning activities

Presentation of information, interactive discussion, case studies, workplace application and reflective practice.

Participants are provided with learner’s resources including readings, case studies, assessment tasks and practical projects.

Assessment methods

  • Examination Questions
  • Practical Activities         
  • Presentation 
  • Workplace Report
  • Portfolio of Evidence

This program is at Level 5 on the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and, hence, is a nationally recognised vocational qualification.

Successfully completing this qualification leads to work in training organisations at a senior level. The TAE Diploma’s allow graduates to deliver and assess accredited units of competency under the national training system. 

Course Fee

$400 Per Unit of Competency

Ask about our RPL process

  • Duration: 12 – 24 Months depending on the existing experience.