Bachelor of Adult and Vocational Education (with specialisations)

Associate Degree in Adult and Vocational Education

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CSU's Bachelor of Adult and Vocational Education aims to meet the professional needs of students with vocational qualifications who want to be able to teach in their discipline area in an adult learning environment or in their particular vocational setting.

Why study this course?

CSU’s Bachelor of Adult and Vocational Education is designed for people wishing to become trainers, learning facilitators or consultants in the adult and vocational education sectors. Students have the opportunity to study the generic stream or can choose from three specilisations. Students can choose to exit with the Associate Degree in Adult and Vocational Education. This course is offered by distance education, providing students with the flexibility to study at a time and place that suit their lifestyle, with access to a wide range of learning materials, support and communication tools online.

This course allows students to enhance their skills in teaching and learning preparing them with skills in the assessment of student learning and the evaluation of training programs. Students will develop an understanding of the broad socio-economic and political context in which adult and vocational education and training is located. They will gain awareness of social justice and equity policies and their application in a range of teaching and learning environments including Indigenous, refugee and migrant education and training strategies. Students will develop knowledge about adolescents and adults, and learning and skills in and knowledge of training in workplace environments.  

Our graduates have expertise in communication in face-to-face and digital teaching and learning environments and the capacity to design and manage vocational education and training programs. They have an awareness of the value of open and lifelong learning and a predisposition to reflect upon and to accept professional responsibility for their own continuing education. Graduates have the ability to analyse and think critically and constructively about current developments in adult and vocational education and have strong training and research skills that enhance professional and workplace practice.

Specialisations

The Bachelor of Adult and Vocational Education offers a generic stream or streams in:

  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy
  • Training Systems and Human Resources Management
  • Vocational Education and Training

Associate Degree in Adult and Vocational Education

CSU's Associate Degree in Adult and Vocational Education is an entry level course designed to enable people with technical or vocational qualifications and experience to teach in a range of settings. This course meets the professional needs of students with vocational qualifications who want to teach in their discipline area in an adult learning environment or in their particular vocational setting. It is designed for people wishing to become trainers, learning facilitators or consultants in the adult and vocational education sectors.

Graduation requirements

Students must successfully complete nine core subjects and seven elective subjects to graduate with the Bachelor of Adult and Vocational Education. Students may choose to exit after successfully completing eight core subjects with the Associate Degree in Adult and Vocational Education.

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At a glance

Study Mode

Distance education

Where

Wagga Wagga

When

Session 1; Session 2; Session 3

Level

Undergraduate

Duration

Bachelor: 2 years full-time,
4 years part-time
Associate Degree: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

International?

NO

Indicative ATAR

N/A

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