Deakin University

Graduate Certificate of Adult, Vocational Education and Training

Deakin University

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

Take your teaching expertise and salary to the next level, with Deakin’s Graduate Certificate of Adult, Vocational Education and Training. This course will equip you with the advanced knowledge and practical skills – and AQF level 8 qualification – to meet the growing demand for teachers within the TAFE and Vocational Education and Training (VET) system. With a focus on developing your agency in the classroom, this course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to confidently design, teach and assess in TAFE/VET. You’ll explore the methodologies behind creating authentic and inclusive learning experiences for students and investigate the design, development and evaluation of research in education. You’ll also have the opportunity to undertake your own independent research project relevant to professional practice in education.


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
Cloud(online) No
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Fee comments

Campuses: Cloud(online).

Course fee shown is indicative and actual fees may vary.

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