About the Course
The Diploma of Adult Education is a fully online course that will equip you with the skills to design and deliver high quality training programs in your area of expertise. You will learn how to design learning and assessment that engages learners so that they benefit from the knowledge and expertise you have in your discipline area.
The course will provide you with the skills to understand the adult learner and identify training needs, design and implement effective assessment, use digital technology in teaching and to develop effective resources. A work placement will give you practical experience in teaching adults with the skills learnt being transferable to a range of contexts and learner profiles.
COURSE INFORMATION BROCHURE
You can download a Course Information Brochure which outlines the structure, objectives and assessment requirements for this course at:
MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Applicants are required to hold, at minimum, one of the following to be considered eligible for admission:
- a NSW HSC (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent OR
- a recognised Tertiary Preparation Certificate OR
- a qualification from a Registered Training Organisation at Certificate IV level or above OR
- the completion of at least one year full-time or equivalent in a degree course at a higher education institution.
In addition to the minimum eligibility requirements, all applicants are required to have a qualification in at least one vocational area and at least three years current industry experience. This is to ensure they meet the industry qualification requirements for trainers under the Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015, Standard 1.13 (ASQA, 2015).
If you do not meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this course, you may be able to apply for entry into this course based on mature age or disadvantage. Contact the course coordinator for details of evidence that you should attach to your application.
This course is not registered with CRICOS and is therefore not available for enrolment by students holding an international student visa. Offshore students are eligible to apply for entry into this course and should contact the course coordinator.
Graduates will be qualified to work as adult education teachers in vocational education and training and industry training settings.
Recognition of Prior Learning
TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:
On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus
You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL
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Where can I study?
TAFE Western Connect
Starts in July
Enrolment Code: HE20508V01-18WCN-007
TAFE Western Connect
How will I study?
If you have any queries about your application or enrolment into this course, and to find out how to apply, contact the course coordinator Lesley Smith on 02 6391 5684 or email Western.HigherEducation@tafensw.edu.au
This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.
When will I study?
This course is delivered Online
Class attendance is Full Time
This is an online course. No face to face attendance is required, but we recommend participation in a 1 hour of online engagement each week during the semester.
Course length: 16 hours per week for 1 YearStart Date: 30 July 2018
End Date: 29 July 2020
What will I pay?
Fees are calculated each semester on a per subject basis. See the https://www.tafensw.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/7156/feehelp_schedule.pdf" target="_blank">TAFE NSW Higher Education Tuition Fees Schedule for details.
FEE-HELP is a student loan scheme funded by the Commonwealth Government to help students pay their course fees. Find out more http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/StudyAssist/" target="_blank">Study Assist website
International student tuition fees are subject to the TAFE NSW Australia course fee structure. Please check the http://www.studyintafe.edu.au/home" target="_blank">TAFE NSW International Australia website for details on fees and enrolment processes for international students.
A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.
There is an additional cost for Materials of $55.00.
Who can I talk to?
Select Apply to complete the application form. The course coordinator will then contact you by email.