Diploma of Adult Education


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

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.Further information about this course is available on the TAFE NSW Degrees website


  • Resource Development
  • Communicating in the Training Environment

Standard entry requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTSThis course requires you to have a vocational qualification or vocational background in the area you intend to teach in after graduating from the course. You must also have three years current industry experience in the industry you wish to teach in. Your application must include a 500 word personal statement regarding your motivation to work in the vocational training sector, plus a short CV outlining your industry currency and experience.Based on your application, you may be invited to a pre-admission interview, which may be by phone.Applicants should note that they must have access to a suitable workplace or organisation to undertake the 50 hours of work placement required to complete the course. The Course Coordinator will provide advice on the suitability of the proposed workplace and will provide assistance if a workplace is not available.INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTSThis 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.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
  • Part-time : 2 years

Fee comments


DOMESTIC STUDENTSFees are calculated each semester on a per subject basis. See the TAFE NSW Higher Education Tuition Fees Schedule for details.FEE-HELPFEE-HELP is a student loan scheme funded by the Commonwealth Government to help eligible students pay their tuition fees. Find out moreStudy Assist websiteINTERNATIONAL STUDENTSInternational student tuition fees are subject to the TAFE NSW Australia course fee structure. For further information please check the TAFE NSW International Australia website for details on fees and enrolment processes for international students.OTHER FEESIn addition to tuition fees, there may be additional resource and/or field trip fees to undertake this course. Students may also be required to purchase textbooks for each subject they are enrolled in.

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