Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

About Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment provides participants with the skills, knowledge and experience to competently delivery and assess Surf Life Saving awards – including those which include nationally recognised unit(s) of competency or qualifications.

What qualifications and/or prerequisites do I need?

To undertake this role you need to hold or obtain the following qualifications and prerequisites:


There are no specific qualifications


There are no prerequisites

Other Requirements

Candidates for the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment may need to meet additional local requirements before enrolling in a course.

How do I make it happen?

Training in the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is coordinated by State Centres. Contact the Education Manager at your State Centre to find out more. https://sls.com.au/state-centres/

Other Opportunities Related to Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Where can I grow from here?

Where to next?

You could progress to these participation opportunities from here:

Trainers provide members with the opportunity to pass on their skills and knowledge to similar-minded and passionate members through a formal learning process. As a Trainer you will be able to conduct courses, both SLSA Awards and Nationally Recognised Units, if you currently hold the relevant award in which you wish to train.

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Chief Training Officers oversee the training activities within their club. This includes program planning, assisting trainers and assessors with running courses, and recruiting participants.

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Official Assessors support the high quality and nationally consistent assessment of SLSA officiating course candidates.

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What other options might suit me?

If you can do this role but would like to use your skills in another area in our organisation here are some other options for you to consider:

Age managers are responsible for running activities for their group of nippers on the day, and encouraging children to learn and progress in their surf lifesaving activities.

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Coaches work with surf sport athletes across all of the disciplines of Surf Life Saving competition.

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Officials enforce all the competition rules found in the Surf Sports Manual.

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