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 transferrable to a range of contexts and learner profiles.
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 studen
Graduates will be qualified to work as adult education teachers in vocational education and training and industry training settings.
Recognition of Prior Learning
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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 February
Enrolment Code: HE20508V01-18WCN-001
TAFE Western Connect
How will I study?
You can download a Course Information Brochure which outlines the structure, objectives and assessment requirements for this course at: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/tafe-nsw-degrees/choose-a-degree/adult-education
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 students must participate in 2 hours of online engagement each week during the semester.
Course length: 16 hours per week for 1 YearStart Date: 19 February 2018
End Date: 4 February 2019
What will I pay?
In 2018 domestic students will pay a tuition fee of $1,100 per subject (a total of $8,800 for the full Diploma). This course attracts FEE-HELP, so eligible students can study now and pay later.
There may be additional costs to purchase resources required for individual subjects. The course coordinator can advise you of any additional course fees.
*Note that tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.
FEE-HELP is available to eligible higher education students for the payment of tuition fees. Students interested in applying for a FEE-HELP loan should visit the Study Assist website at: http://studyassist.gov.au for further information.
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.
Who can I talk to?
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