Course summary

The Graduate Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (VET) aims to provide a pathway of further learning for those already involved in the delivery of vocational educational courses. Graduates will be able to apply knowledge and skills to make high level, independent judgements, to initiate, plan, implement and evaluate professional work, and to respond to challenges, issues and opportunities for change in VET.

The Graduate Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (VET) aims to provide a pathway of further learning for those already involved in the delivery of vocational educational courses. Graduates will be able to apply knowledge and skills to make high level, independent judgements, to initiate, plan, implement and evaluate professional work, and to respond to challenges, issues and opportunities for change in VET.

The course explores the theoretical underpinnings of adult learning and the national requirements of the VET sector. It includes practical application of newly acquired knowledge and theoretical understanding, so that candidates can develop their training skills.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Analyse critically, reflect on, synthesise and evaluate educational information, problems, concepts and theories

Creativity

Demonstrate initiative by identifying innovative and creative responses to challenges, issues and opportunities for change in vocational education and training

Ethical practice

Demonstrate a highly developed commitment to social justice, human rights, ethics and sustainability in scholarship and professional practice

Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate advanced theoretical and practical understanding of a complex body of knowledge in the discipline of vocational education and training

Locate, evaluate, manage and use theory, information and data necessary for effective evidence-based professional practice

Lifelong learning

Reflect on current skills, knowledge and attitudes and plan and regulate ongoing personal and professional learning.

Demonstrate autonomy, well developed judgement, adaptability, and responsibility when responding to change in the workplace

Communication and social skills

Communicate concisely, appropriately and professionally in an oral and written form in both an academic and professional settings

Demonstrate leadership and the capacity to work collaboratively with individuals and teams

Cultural competence

Engage in educational practices that are informed by cultural awareness and cultural competence, global perspectives, inclusivity and respect for the rights of all persons.

The Graduate Diploma of Vocational Education and Training is recognised by TAFE and the VET sectors as an advanced qualification for those who are already teachers and trainers. 


Course overview

Course code

1101070

Course abbreviation

GradDipVET

Credit points

96

Equivalent units

8

Duration

1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

Duration

1 year full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Online Session 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Commonwealth supported


Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

  1. To be eligible for the award of Graduate Diploma of Vocational Education and Training a candidate shall successfully complete not less than eight (8) units comprising:
    1. All units from Part A of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules;
    2. Four (4) units from Part B of the Schedule.
  2. To be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate of Vocational Education and Training a candidate shall successfully complete all units from Part A of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules.
  3. A candidate who while enrolled for the Graduate Diploma of Vocational Education and Training has completed the requirements of the Graduate Certificate of Vocational Education and Training may elect to be awarded the Graduate Certificate following withdrawal from candidature for the Graduate Diploma award.

Course progressions

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. Assistance on how to enrol can be accessed here.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment

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Title Level of learning Note
Contact the School of Education for this course progression.

Notes

Note 1: Double-weighted unit