Deakin University

Graduate Certificate in Adult, Vocational Education and Training

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

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.


4 credit points of study comprising 4 core units


  • Designing teaching & assessment
  • Research Design
  • Independent Research
  • Contextualising learning and teaching

Standard entry requirements

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

Study pathways

Credit for prior learning will be granted in accordance with university policy

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne Burwood No

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