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TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development

Course Overview 

This qualification reflects the roles of training developers and instructional designers who are responsible for analysing training needs and designing training solutions and products to meet workplace capability requirements, and evaluating the effectiveness of training programs. They may have a role in providing guidance and advice to trainers and assessors, promoting innovative practices, e.g. e-learning, and in researching and incorporating best practice in training and assessment into training programs and products. 

Entry Requirements 

There are no prerequisites; however students will need to have good literacy and numeracy, technology and analytical skills.

Units of Study 

Core Units

  • TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools
  • TAEDES501 Design and develop learning strategies
  • TAEDES502 Design and develop learning resources
  • TAEDES505 Evaluate a training program
  • TAETAS501 Undertake organisational training needs analysis

Elective Units

  • TAEASS501 Provide advanced assessment practice
  • TAEASS503 Lead assessment validation processes
  • TAEDEL502 Provide advanced facilitation practice
  • TAEPDD501 Maintain and enhance professional practice
  • TAELLN401 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills 

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Face-to-Face Schedule 

For scheduled course dates please see the calendar contact Alana Kaye on 1300 25 26 25 or email

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) 

If you have experience or studies relevant to your chosen course you can apply to have these skills recognised through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) towards your formal qualification.  Your knowledge and skills may have been gained through work, formal study, volunteering, informal or formal training, social activities, self taught or general life experiences.   Please speak to our course coordinators for advice on RPL.

Enrolment Fee |   $300.00
Face-to-Face Delivery | $3200.00
Distance Learning | $2800.00
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)  | $2000.00
Students are responsible for the purchase of text book/s relevant to this qualification.    

Payment plans available.  


Course learning and assessment material (excluding text book/s)
Coffee and tea (face-to-face delivery only)
Certification upon successful completion

Government Funding 

This course is currently subsided by the Northern Territory Department of Trade, Business and Innovation for residents of the Northern Territory. Information on this funding can be accessed at

All students must pay the enrolment fee $300.00

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