TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

Course Outline

This unit describes the skills and knowledge a vocational trainer or assessor requires to identify language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skill requirements of training and the work environment, and to use resources and strategies that meet the needs of the learner group.

The unit applies to individuals who teach, train, assess and develop resources.

Competence in this unit does not indicate that a person is a qualified specialist adult language, literacy or numeracy practitioner.

Entry Requirements

  • Active Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ) Club members with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Surf Life Saving and who has held the qualification they wish to assess for a minimum of 12 months and are currently proficient.
  • Completion and certification of the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training
  • Each participant will need to be endorsed by their Club and gain approval from their club management committee/ board to undergo this training.
  • As per SLSQ Direct Supervision Model, each Participant will need to have a Mentor who holds the current Training and Assessment qualification or relevant skill set.  The Mentor will need to sign the SLSQ Mentorship agreement and a copy sent to Membership Training Manager.
  • Participants are required to hold intermediate digital literacy skills to complete the Online component of the course (computers and use of programs) are required. Learners are expected to have computer skills and knowledge of how to produce word processed documents, develop PowerPoint presentations, use the Internet for research and upload videos using the Canvas Student App on their phone. At a minimum, the ability to use our user-friendly learning management system, CANVAS to access all their learning resources and assessments.
  • A minimum of a Year 10 English skill is required.   Participants are expected to have effective written, comprehension and spoken communication abilities within a familiar and some unfamiliar contexts to manage the reading, oral work and writing required in this course.


On successfully completing the training and assessment, you will obtain a nationally accredited Statement of Attainment in:

  • TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

These units provide credit towards TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Who Should Participate?

Participants wishing to update their TAE40110 to the current Trainer and Assessor requirements to meet the Standards for RTOs. In the new TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, this unit of competency is a core unit.

Mode of Delivery


This option is to be done online where each participant will have access to variety of educational resources through our Learning Platform, CANVAS . This will include learning manuals, PowerPoints, videos and learning activities.  A Course Coach will be available to answer any questions or concerns you may have through email, phone calls and webinars.

Summative assessments are also accessed through CANVAS, however will only be accessible once learning resources are read and learning activities have been completed. This will ensure an learning progression has occurred. All assessment will be completed and uploaded into CANVAS where your assessor will mark and provide feedback.


This skill set can also be delivered through a face-to-face delivery session of 1 day.  Class size are minimum of 8 and a maximum of 12 participants.

You will have access to your learning material through CANVAS and will be required to complete all the learning modules before the training session.  The Trainer will facilitate information sessions and review assessment requirements.

Completion Time

Once you enrol, you have 3 months to complete the course.

The estimated time required to complete this course is 76 hours , an estimated  hours per week for 10 weeks. This estimate is based on the time it will take an average student with no experience in the vocational education and training sector to complete all the learning and assessment activities. This is a guide only as everyone learns at a different pace.  If you have experience in the vocational education and training sector you will generally complete the course in a shorter timeframe.

Assessment Requirement

Knowledge and reflective questions, design, develop and deliver a training session with LLN instructional strategies.  Your delivery will need to take place in the club with a minimum of 3 or more participants with your approved mentor to sign a Third-Party observation checklist.

Course Fees

This course is complimentary for SLSQ Members. However, clubs will be invoiced for any non-completions.

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