The NEW L&D Certificate IV

10893NAT Certificate IV in Learning Design & Facilitation

This course is aimed at individuals who design, develop, deliver and evaluate non-accredited training programs and learning pathways, who are responsible for analysing learning needs, designing and delivering non-accredited training solutions to improve workplace performance, and evaluating the impact of the learning experience and the application of learning to the workplace.

This qualification is issued by SpecTraining RTO #31971.

Key outcomes will be that participants will:

  • Engage with stakeholders to identify, analyse to identify learning needs,
  • Design and develop blended learning solutions and campaigns,
  • Apply the latest design and facilitation methods and techniques,
  • Facilitate engaging learning experiences,
  • Apply neuroscience concepts to boost learning outcomes,
  • Apply effective ways to support learners throughout the learning process.
  • Evaluate the impact of their learning initiatives.

Career Opportunities

  • Facilitator
  • Trainer
  • Coach
  • Instructional Designer
  • L&D Consultant or Manager
  • Tutor

Course Structure

To achieve the qualification, Certificate IV in Learning Design and Facilitation, the learner must complete a total of nine units – six core units and 3 elective units:

Modes of Delivery

This certificate will be delivered via a series of blended learning experiences.

All learners will have access to support and a comprehensive suite of resources to help them successfully complete the program.

Core Units

Course TitleUnit CodeUnit of Competency
Analysing Learning NeedsNAT10893001Identify learning and performance needs
Coordinate a Training ProjectBSBPMG417Apply project life cycle management processes
Facilitate Stakeholder EngagementNAT10893002Facilitate stakeholder involvement
Designing for ImpactNAT10893003Design and develop blended learning experiences
Facilitate with ImpactTAEDEL401Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
Evaluate Learning ImpactNAT10893004Evaluate learning and performance outcomes

Elective Units
Choice of 3 from the following:

Course TitleCourse CodeUnit of Competency
Apply Neuroscience Concepts to LearningNAT10893005Apply neuroscience concepts to learning
Coaching for PerformanceNAT10893007Provide individual and group performance coaching
Facilitate VirtuallyTAEDEL501Facilitate e-learning
Apply psychometric profiling tools to learningNAT10893006Apply psychometric profiling tools to learning
Use data analytics to improve learning experiencesNAT10893009Using data analytics to improve learning

Recommended Learning Pathway

Students must complete all six (6) core units and three (3) elective units):

Recommended Learning Pathway

Entry Requirements

Entrants to the Certificate IV in Learning Design and Facilitation must demonstrate high level language, literacy and numeracy, and computer skills; sufficient to interpret and prepare written reports, interpret and communicate learning and performance needs, and to design learning campaigns and experiences.

The course structure identifies four units of competency that provide an early exit point for persons who wish to work as an instructional designer.

  • Identify learning and performance needs
  • Design and develop blended learning experiences
  • Design and develop learning campaigns
  • Facilitate e-learning


The assessment in this qualification involves a variety of tasks during and after the formal training components. This includes knowledge assessment, evidence portfolio, practical tasks and demonstrations, reflections and project work.

Volume of Learning

665-730 hours including supervised and unsupervised training and activities.

Successful completion of this course will require learners to engage in unsupervised activities including:

  • undertaking self-paced study
  • developing a project plan for coordinating learning initiatives
  • consulting with key stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • designing and delivering learning initiatives, and 
  • evaluating the impact of the learning experience and their own performance.

Upcoming Intake Date:

24 October 2022


$2997 (including GST) – ILP members receive a 7.5% discount.


For more information contact our friendly team on 1300 768660 or [email protected].

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