Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice
About the Course
This qualification reflects the roles of individuals who apply substantial specialised skills and knowledge in the field of adult language, literacy and numeracy practice. In these roles they make significant high level judgements to analyse, plan, deliver and evaluate specialised teaching functions within complex contexts.
Adult language, literacy and numeracy skills development is provided by a range of training organisations in vocational education settings, workplaces and the community. Titles for job roles with responsibility for adult language, literacy and numeracy delivery and assessment vary across different organisational contexts. Possible job titles include:
- practitioner, Workplace English Language and Literacy (WELL) program
- teacher, Language, Literacy and Numeracy Program (LLNP)
- concurrent assistance teacher, training organisation
- adult literacy and numeracy teacher, training organisation
- trainer and assessor, training organisation
- program coordinator, adult community education organisation
This qualification may not meet the requirements for TESOL teaching. It is advisable to check with relevant jurisdictions and in the human resource statements in accredited course documentation.
The volume of learning of a Graduate Diploma of Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice is typically one to two years.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Recognition of Prior Learning
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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 May
Enrolment Code: TAE80113-01V02-18WCN-103
TAFE Western Connect
How will I study?
Access to a training environment is essential in order to complete compulsory practical teaching activities. It is the responsibility of the student to organise a suitable teaching environment for their practicum in consultation with the course teacher. This course contains 6 units including 4 core units and 2 electives to be completed over 18 months (3 semesters). Core units include: TAELLN801 Analyse and apply adult literacy teaching practices; TAELLN802 Analyse and apply adult numeracy teaching practices; TAELLN803 Develop English language skills of adult learners; TAELLN804 Implement and evaluate delivery of adult language, literacy and numeracy skills. The unit, TAELLN804, is integrated with TAELLN801, TAELLN802 and TAELLN803. Elective units include: TAELLN805 Design and conduct pre-training assessment of adult language, literacy and numeracy skills; TAELLN816 Initiate, develop and evaluate adult LLN resources. Delivery and assessment tasks for the two electives are integrated. It is the responsibility of the student to organise a suitable teaching environment for their practicum in consultation with the course teacher.
This course is designed for people who work or want to work in adult language, literacy and numeracy programs and who want to develop the specialised skills required of an effective LLN practitioner. Work opportunities exist in the Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program and as an LLN teacher in the VET sector, the workplace or in a community setting. The course is offered using a Moodle, supplemented with personalised support from the course teacher as required by email, phone, connected classroom or Adobe Connect sessions by special arrangement. Candidates who have qualifications and experience in delivering adult language, literacy and numeracy training may apply to receive recognition for the skills they possess. Before applying for RPL, students should request a Recognition Kit from Sue Press 02 6853 9138 (email@example.com) and complete the self-assessment section of the Recognition Kit in order to confirm their eligibility for Recognition. It is the responsibility of the student to organise a suitable teaching enviroment for their practicum in consultation with the course teacher. All resources for the course are provided in the Moodle so there are no additional costs associated with buying resources, for example, textbooks.
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 Part time
Students undertaking this course will need to commit to 12 hours of study per week in order to complete all of the course work within the 18 month enrolment period.
Course length: 12 hours per week for 18 MonthsStart Date: 1 May 2018
End Date: 4 November 2019
What will I pay?
Non-Government subsidised fee: $TBA There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this option. Your tuition fee includes all essential study materials. Extra study resources may be available to enhance your learning and will attract an additional charge. Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for more information and payment options. Fees, charges and course offerings are subject to change.
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?
Please contact the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393