Training Services Australia

Course in Field-based Training and Assessment (10898NAT)

certificate iv in frontline managementWho should do this training?

Training Services Australia’s Course in Field-based Training and Assessment is aimed at field-based trainers and assessors across a range of industry sectors. These people have significant technical or vocational expertise and are expected to deliver skills-based training and conduct assessments of colleagues in the workplace, using resources and assessment tools developed by others.

Is this course nationally recognised?

Yes, this course has been developed in consultation with industry and has been accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) until 26 April 2026.  It replaces 10235NAT – Course in Field-based Training and Assessment which was originally accredited in April 2016.

Why choose us?

We have 20 years experience in the training of trainers and are committed to quality. We are trusted by many of Australia’s leading companies.

How long does the course go for?

Either four or five days depending on the elective unit selected.  The Course in Field-based Training and Assessment consists of one core unit and one elective unit, as shown below. The units may be completed in any order.

Unit Core / Elective Duration
NAT10898001 – Carry out workplace assessments Core 2-days
TAEDEL301 – Provide work skill instruction Elective 3-days
NAT10898002 – Coach others in the workplace Elective 2-days


The scheduling of workshop delivery can be flexible, to meet client needs, however it is recommended that clients allow time between workshops for participants to consolidate their skills and knowledge, and complete their assessment, before attending the next workshop.
Note: Clients are permitted to select a single unit or any combination of units from the above list for delivery to their personnel. Those who successfully complete the selected unit(s) will be issued with a statement of attainment, even if the course packaging rules are not met.

What is the cost?

$1,420 per person (5 Day version)

$1,300 per person (4 Day version)

This price is for public workshops in our Perth training centre. Special rates can be negotiated with clients for group-based programs delivered exclusively for their personnel.

Our public workshops are located in Perth at our training centre. We can also offer in-house client specific training overseas, throughout regional Australia as well as all capital cities including Darwin, Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra.

When is the course available?

Public course dates for each module are listed below. Please click on the date to enrol. In-house private training can be arranged at a time and date suitable to your business.

Carry Out Workplace Assessment Provide Work Skill Instruction Coach others in the workplace
$650 (2 Days) $770 (3 Days) $650 (2 Days)
  Sep 12 - Sep 13, 2024
Oct 17 - Oct 18, 2024
Nov 14 - Nov 15, 2024
Dec 12 - Dec 13, 2024
Aug 19 - Aug 21, 2024
Sep 9 - Sep 11, 2024
Oct 14 - Oct 16, 2024
Nov 11 - Nov 13, 2024
Dec 9 - Dec 11, 2024


Are there any course pre-requisites?

No qualifications are necessary to participate in this course. However, it is recommended that those undertaking the course have a minimum of 12 months experience working in the industry in which they plan to train and assess so that they have sufficient subject matter knowledge and experience to be able to train and assess others effectively.

Which unit(s) are covered?

The course consists of two units (1 Core + 1 Elective)

NAT10898001 – Carry out workplace assessments (Core)

Plus either

TAEDEL301 – Provide Work Skill Instruction (Elective)
NAT10898002 – Coach others in the workplace (Elective)

What topics and activities are included?

Please click on each box below to learn more

NAT10898001 – Carry out workplace assessments (Core)

Focuses on carrying out assessments in a workplace following established assessment processes and using assessment tools developed by others. Covers preparing for the assessment, performing the assessment and reviewing the assessment. Not applicable to those who are required to plan, organise and conduct assessments against nationally recognised units of competency or accredited courses.

TAEDEL301 – Provide Work Skill Instruction (Elective)

Covers the skills and knowledge required to deliver structured skills-based training sessions to individuals or small groups following a training session plan.

NAT10898002 – Coach others in the workplace (Elective)

Covers the skills and knowledge required to coach others in the workplace, with a focus on helping the person being coached to develop job specific skills, knowledge and attitudes. Applies to one-on-one coaching relationships conducted over a significant period of time and / or multiple sessions, rather than a one-off skills or knowledge-based training session. Appropriate for ‘in-cab’ trainers.

What are the Assessment requirements?

The Course in Field-based Training and Assessment is competency-based. This means that in order to successfully complete the course, students need to do more than just attend the training. They also need to provide evidence that they have understood the training and applied it in the workplace. Consequently, the assessment for this course includes a combination of on-course and post-course assessment tasks. An overview of the assessment requirements for each unit is provided below.

NAT10898001 – Carry out workplace assessments  Knowledge-based questions (written)
Practical assessment (simulated)
2 x practical assessments conducted in the workplace
Practical assessment review questions (written)
TAEDEL301 – Provide work skill instruction Knowledge-based questions (written)
Skills-based training session delivery and review (20 minutes)
2 x skills-based training sessions delivered in the workplace
Workplace training session review questions (written)
NAT10898002 – Coach others in the workplace Knowledge-based questions (written) Provision of one-on-one coaching to at least one person (at least 3 related sessions, 90 mins total duration)
Initial, review and close-out meetings
Workplace coaching review questions (written)

Is there any more information?

Yes!  Click here for more more detailed course information including Language Literacy and Numeracy requirements, RPL and other general advice.

Click here for information for employers and supervisors of those completing the course.

Please also review our learner agreement prior to enrolment which contains important information about your rights and obligations as well as support services.

Additionally you can email us here or call us on 08 9422 6444.