Certificate IV in Test and Evaluation

This program has been developed to reflect the requirements of the qualification DEF40517 Certificate IV in Test and Evaluation[1] from the Defence Training Package (DEF). 

Enrolment in the RPL Package recognises the participants past experience in Test and Evaluation and is an alternate avenue to obtain the Certificate IV in Test and Evaluation.

The expectation is that those enrolling for RPL will have been working in various areas of Test and Evaluation of more than 5 years continuously, and have a detailed working knowledge at the practitioner level of Test and Evaluation form requirements definition through to disposal.

Enrolment can be undertaken any time of the year with individuals expected to complete the RPL pack within 6 months of commencement.

[1] Supersedes DEF42412 - Certificate IV in Test and Evaluation
This RPL Pack aims to provide Test and Evaluation staff whom have been working as T&E practitioners for more than 5 years and whom have the core skills needed in carrying out their role as a Test and Evaluation practitioners with the qualification required for them to carry out their duties.

The Core Units are:
  • DEFGEN008 Treat risk within Defence at an operational level
  • DEFGEN012 Provide technical advice
  • DEFTST001 Plan testing and evaluation processes
  • DEFTST002 Prepare testing and evaluation processes
  • DEFTST003 Conduct testing processes
  • DEFTST004 Evaluate testing
  • DEFTST005 Produce test and evaluation reports
  • DEFTST006 Analyse test data
Elective Units taucht as part of this course are:
  • DEFGEM011 Interpret policy, legislation and regulations
  • PSPGEN027 Gather and analyse information
  • BSBPMG517 Apply project life cycle management processes
  • BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
You can apply for up to 2 Credit Transfers to replace 2 electives from any other Training Package.  Request the form to apply for this following enrolment in the qualificaiton. For credit transfer you will need to provide your certificate and transcripts; and also demonstrate currency.

If you apply for RPL the start date will be the start date of receipt of the RPL Workbook.  

Nova RTO No: 40262.

The price listed is the total price including GST where GST is applicable.

Upcoming Programs

Name Course Start Date Course End Date Cost
Certificate IV in Test and Evaluation (RPL) 01/07/2019 01/08/2020 $2,875.00
Certificate IV in Test and Evaluation (RPL) 01/07/2020 01/07/2021 $2,875.00


NOTE: Courses are subject to cancellation if insufficient student numbers.

You will be notified a minimum of 4 weeks prior to the course commencement.

You will not be charged until the course is confirmed.