TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development

          (TAE50216) (Release 1)

Training Package:       TAE Training and Education Training Package (Release 2.0-2.1)

Study Modes:              Blended   Online          RPL

Pricing:                        $5650                        Estimated $1995 - RPL

Nationally Recognised Training


The Learner is provided with User Name and Password to the E-Learning portal, which enables access to the interactive Online Screen Guide; the Learner Guide (pdf); the Assessment Guide; and the Quick Reference Guide.

Time Commitment 

Nominal minimum hours of study plus individual research and on the job application is 1,200 - 2,400 hours (normally over a period of 12-24 months); OR approximately 10 hours research and study per week (face-to-face/online) for 12 months from commencement.  During the balance of the time, learners will be engaged in work-based/simulated work-based (portfolio building) activities, assessments.

Course Overview 

Training, Assessing & Compliance

The Diploma of Training Design & Development is designed for people who are seeking further qualifications and have either:

  • a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • substantial training and assessment experience and/or knowledge 

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.

This course is designed to provide further knowledge, skills and opportunities for people working in the VET industry. It is popular with people working in various roles including independent trainers, human resource managers and senior trainers/managers. The course provides skills in design and development, critical management, advanced facilitation and more.

If you are looking to further your experience, knowledge or qualifications, enrol in the Diploma of Training, Design and Development today!

Career Opportunities/Vocational Outcomes

This qualification may apply to people who are working in a role as a Training Designer or RTO Manager, or those who aspire to other vocational education opportunities in a Training Organisation.

Course Structure

The Diploma of Training Design & Development requires the completion of ten (10) units, consisting of five (5) core units and five (5) electives.


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 Choices:

at least 3 units must be selected from the elective list in the Packaging Rules
the remaining 2 electives may be from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Diploma level or above.
Elective units must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs.

5 Suggested Elective Units:

TAEASS501 Provide advanced assessment practice
TAEASS503 Lead assessment validation processes
TAEDEL502 Provide advanced facilitation practice
TAEPDD501 Maintain and enhance professional practice
TAELLN411  Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

Entry Requirements/Pathways

Articulation Pathways from the Qualification
On completion of this course, you could consider higher qualifications in this Training Package, the Training Package area of your vocational competence, or in the higher education sector.  

Student Selection
Each applicant will be interviewed to ensure suitability of the program for the individual and his/her current position and/or career path.

Gaining University Entrance
A Certificate IV or Diploma may gain 6-12 months advanced standing in a university degree.  Some Advanced Diplomas may be eligible for even more credit.  Choosing a GEM College of International Business to University Pathway is a great way to get practical 'job ready' skills and then gain entry to a university at an advanced stage.

A Graduate Certificate from GEM College of International Business, coupled with relevant industry experience, may gain entrance to postgraduate qualifications.


To enrol in the Diploma of Training Design & Development today, please select your preferred course date from our course calendar and follow the simple instructions.

Alternatively, you can enrol on the phone at (08) 9358 1116.

If you have any questions about this qualification or what else Scorpion can offer you, please contact our friendly staff via our online enquiry form, email, or over the phone.

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TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design & Development

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