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Graduate Certificate of Adult, Vocational Education and Training

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The Graduate Certificate in Adult, Vocational Education and Training is a 4 credit point, AQF level 8 qualification. Graduates will have advanced skills, knowledge and expertise in teaching in TAFE, and the Vocational Education and Training system including Adult, Community Education providers.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Course Code
E506
Intake Months
Jun

About this course

The Graduate Certificate in Adult, Vocational Education and Training is a 4 credit point, AQF level 8 qualification. Graduates will have advanced skills, knowledge and expertise in teaching in TAFE, and the Vocational Education and Training system including Adult, Community Education providers. The course equips graduates with knowledge to critically evaluate the contexts of the Australian Vocational Education and Training systems. It prepares graduates with highly developed skills and knowledge of designing, teaching and assessment in TAFE/VET. This qualification meets the requirements for an AQF level 6 or above teaching qualification in the Victorian TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement. This enables teachers to proceed beyond the fifth incremental salary point.

Entry requirements

Entry will be based on performance in:

  • a Bachelor degree in related discipline OR
  • at least two years of relevant work experience OR
  • evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library.

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories. In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Career pathways

Graduates will have advanced skills, knowledge and expertise in teaching in TAFE and the Vocational Education and Training system including Adult, Community Education. The course equips graduates with knowledge to critically evaluate the contexts of the Australian Vocational Education and training system. It prepares graduates with highly developed skills and knowledge of designing, teaching and assessment in TAFE/VET.

Graduates will be eligible for incremental progression in the AEU enterprise agreement, 2017.

Course structure

To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate of Adult, Vocational Education and Training, students must successfully complete 4 credit points of core units and

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Teacher Education courses at Deakin University.
81.6%
Overall satisfaction
73.6%
Skill scale
71.8%
Teaching scale
87.5%
Employed full-time
$78k
Average salary