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Associate Degree in Vocational Education and Training

Graduation requirements

To graduate, students must satisfactorily complete 128 points for the Associate Degree. The number of subjects students must complete during enrolment to make up the required points is dependent upon their prior qualification, for which a credit package is awarded upon admission to the course.

Study Mode

Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available

What is this course about?

CSU's Associate Degree in Vocational Education and Training is designed as an entry level course for people who wish to work in vocational education and training settings as a teacher or trainer.

The Associate Degree in Vocational Education and Training corresponds to the first half of the Bachelor of Vocational Education and Training course. This course provides students with the opportunity for 100% credit into a TAA40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment through the University's Registered Training Organisation, CSU Training.

Your course is recognised by industry

This course is recognised by TAFE and satisfies Victorian MECA requirements.

Course structure

Associate Degree in Vocational Education and Training

All students receive a standard entry credit level package of 64 subject points. This is represented as VET08C Entry Level Vocational Credit. The duration of the course in equivalent full time years is 1.0.

For students who have completed the TAA40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment an additional standard credit package will be issued. This is represented as VET03C - Certificate IV TAA40104 Credit - 24 subject points and will appear as a FCR conditional upon the successful completion of EEB321 Reflective Practice in VET (note: student must have completed the TAA40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and provided a copy of their Certificate and transcript prior to enrolling in EEB321 . Actual course duration with additional credit package(FTE): 0.625

Bachelor of Vocational Education and Training

All students receive a standard entry credit level package of 64 subject points. This is represented as VET08C Entry Level Vocational Credit. The duration of the course in equivalent full time years is 2.0.

For students in the BVET who have completed the TAA40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment a standard credit package will be issued. This is represented as VET03C - Certificate IV TAA40104 Credit - 24 subject points and will appear as a FCR conditional upon the successful completion of EEB321 Reflective Practice in VET (note: student must have completed the TAA40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and provided a copy of their Certificate and transcript prior to enrolling in EEB321 . Actual course duration with additional credit package (FTE): 1.625

Bachelor of Vocational Education and Training

Those students with qualifications and experience beyond the minimum level (a recognised technical/vocational qualification such as a trade certificate (Certificate III), advanced certificate (Certificate IV), associate diploma, diploma or the appropriate tertiary qualification or equivalent, and a minimum of three years' relevant industrial experience) may be eligible for credit in some subjects. Note: A BSZ 98Certificate IV in Workplace Training or a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAA40104) does not count as a vocational qualification for entry purposes.

For those students who do not hold a current Training and Assessment Qualification (TAA40104) they will complete the full program as detailed in the list of the following subjects:

Core Subjects

EML102 Written Communication*
EEL120 Social Context of VET*
EPT301 Teaching and Training in Vocational Education and Training - (16 subject points - full year subject)+*
EPT322 Training in Workplaces+*
EEL320 Learning Theories for Post Compulsory Education*
EEE220 Program Design and Assessment in VET *
EEB220 Language, Literacy & Numeracy in Vocational Education and Training*
EPT320 High Level Facilitation Skills for Post Compulsory Education+
EEB330 Developing the Vocational Education and Training Practitioner
EEB321 Reflective Practice in Vocational Education & Training (this subject is undertaken by students who hold a TAA40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment).
EEL103 VET Courses Residential School (this is an optional introduction to study 2-day Residential School for students in all VET courses).

Electives

and six electives for the Bachelor of Vocational Education and Training from:

EEB308 Teaching Adult Numeracy in VET
EEB320 The Vocational Education and Training Practitioner in an Entrepreneurial Environment
EEL408 Effective Communication in Vocational Education & Training
EEL407 Mentoring/Workplace PD Strategies for VET
EEP220 The Social and Economic Policy Context for Vocational Education and Training
EMC414 Curriculum Studies: Vocational Education and Training in Schools
EML426 TESOL in Practice
EMT220 Flexible Delivery in Vocational Education and Training Sector
ERP440 Research in VET
HRM310 Developing Human Resources
HRM320 Issues in Human Resource Management

At least four electives must be selected from the above list. An elective chosen outside the VET program must be approved by the Course Coordinator.

+ These subjects have a compulsory practical component.

* These subjects are in the Associate Degree

Key Subjects

The key subjects which will apply from 201130 will be:

EEB220 Language, Literacy & Numeracy in Vocational Education and Training
EEB321 Reflective Practice in Vocational Education & Training
EEL320 Learning Theories for Post Compulsory Education

Enrolment pattern

Associate Degree in Vocational Education & Training - Without TAA40104

PART-TIME DE

Year 1

Session 1

EML102 Written Communication
EPT301 Teaching and Training in VET (16 subject points) (commenced)
EEL103 VET Courses Residential School (0 subject points) (optional 2-day Intro to Study Res School)

Session 2

EPT301 Teaching and Training in VET (16 subject points) (completed)
EEL120 Social Context of VET

Year 2

Session 1

EPT322 Training in Workplaces
EEL320 Learning Theories for Post Compulsory Education

Session 2

EEB220 Language, Literacy & Numeracy in VET
EEE220 Program Design and Assessment in VET

FULLTIME DE

Year 1

Session 1

EML102 Written Communication
EEL120 Social Context of VET
EPT301 Teaching and Training in VET (16 subject points) (commenced)
EPT322 Training in Workplaces
EEL103 VET Courses Residential School (0 subject points) (optional 2-day Intro to Study Res School)

Session 2

EPT301 Teaching and Training in VET (16 subject points) (completed)
EEL320 Learning Theories for Post Compulsory Education
EEB220 Language, Literacy & Numeracy in VET
EEE220 Program Design and Assessment in VET

Associate Degree in Vocational Education & Training With TAA40104

PART-TIME DE

Year 1

Session 1

EML102 Written Communication
EEL120 Social Context of VET
EEL103 VET Courses Residential School (0 subject points) (optional 2-day Intro to Study Res School)

Session 2

EEL320 Learning Theories for Post Compulsory Education
EEB220 Language, Literacy & Numeracy in Vocational Education and Training

Year 2
Session 1

EEB321 Reflective Practice in Vocational Education and Training *

* Before enrolling in this subject students must have completed the TAA40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

FULLTIME DE

Year 1

Session 1 #

EML102 Written Communication
EEL120 Social Context of VET
EEL103 VET Courses Residential School (0 subject points) (optional 2-day Intro to Study Res School)

Session 2

EEB220 Language, Literacy & Numeracy In Vocational Education and Training
EEB321 Reflective Practice in Vocational Education and Training *
EEL320 Learning Theories for Post Compulsory Education

* Before enrolling in this subject students must have completed the TAA40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

#Due to Subject Availability this session does not constitute a full time enrolment load.

Bachelor of Vocational Education & Training - Without TAA40104

PART-TIME DE

Year 1

Session 1

EML102 Written Communication
EPT301 Teaching and Training in VET (16 subject points) (commenced)
EEL103 VET Courses Residential School (0 subject points) (optional 2-day Intro to Study Res School)

Session 2

EPT301 Teaching and Training in VET (16 subject points) (completed)
EEL120 Social Context of VET

Year 2

Session 1

EPT322 Training in Workplaces
EEL320 Learning Theories for Post Compulsory Education

Session 2

EEB220 Language, Literacy & Numeracy in Vocational Education and Training
EEE220 Program Design and Assessment in VET

Year 3

Session 1

EPT320 High Level Facilitation Skills for Post Compulsory Education
[Elective]

Session 2

[Elective]
[Elective]

Year 4

Session 1

[Elective]
[Elective]

Session 2

EEB330 Developing the Vocational Education and Training Practitioner
[Elective]

Elective Choices

Possible elective subjects are listed at the end of this section. At least four electives must be selected from the listed electives. An elective chosen outside the VET program must be approved by the Course Coordinator.

FULLTIME DE

Year 1

Session 1

EML102 Written Communication
EEL120 Social Context of VET
EPT301 Teaching and Training in VET (16 subject points) (commenced)
EPT322 Training in Workplaces
EEL103 VET Courses Residential School (0 subject points) (optional 2-day Intro to Study Res School)

Session 2

EPT301 Teaching and Training in VET (16 subject points) (completed)
EEL320 Learning Theories for Post Compulsory Education
EEB220 Language, Literacy & Numeracy in Vocational Education and Training
EEE220 Program Design and Assessment in VET

Year 2

Session 1

EPT320 High Level Facilitation Skills for Post Compulsory Education
[Elective]
[Elective]
[Elective]

Session 2

EEB330 Developing the Vocational Education and Training Practitioner
[Elective]
[Elective]
[Elective]

Elective Choices

Possible elective subjects are listed at the end of this section. At least four electives must be selected from the listed electives. An elective chosen outside the VET program must be approved by the Course Coordinator.

Bachelor of Vocational Education & Training With TAA40104

PART-TIME DE

Year 1

Session 1

EML102 Written Communication
EEL120 Social Context of VET
EEL103 VET Courses Residential School (0 subject points) (optional 2-day Intro to Study Res School)

Session 2

EEL320 Learning Theories for Post Compulsory Education
EEB220 Language, Literacy & Numeracy in Vocational Education and Training

Year 2

Session 1

EPT320 High Level Facilitation Skills for Post Compulsory Education
[Elective]

Session 2

EEB321 Reflective Practice in Vocational Education and Training *
[Elective]

* Before enrolling in this subject students must have completed the TAA40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Year 3

Session 1

[Elective]
[Elective]

Session 2

EEB330 Developing the Vocational Education and Training Practitioner
[Elective]

Year 4

Session 1

[Elective]

Elective Choices

Possible elective subjects are listed at the end of this section. At least four electives must be selected from the listed electives. An elective chosen outside the VET program must be approved by the Course Coordinator.

FULLTIME DE

Year 1

Session 1

EML102 Written Communication
EEL120 Social Context of VET
[Elective]
[Elective]
EEL103 VET Courses Residential School (0 subject points) (optional 2-day Intro to Study Res School)

Session 2

EEB220 Language, Literacy & Numeracy
EEB321 Reflective Practice in Vocational Education and Training *
EEL320 Learning Theories for Post Compulsory Education
[Elective]

* Before enrolling in this subject students must have completed the TAA40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Year 2

Session 1

EPT320 High Level Facilitation Skills for Post Compulsory Education
[Elective]
[Elective]

Session 2 #

EEB330 Developing the Vocational Education and Training Practitioner
[Elective]

# Due to Subject Availability this session does not constitute a full time enrolment load.

Elective Choices

Possible elective subjects are listed at the end of this section. At least four electives must be selected from the listed electives. An elective chosen outside the VET program must be approved by the Course Coordinator.

Elective Subjects (Bachelor of VET only)

Electives can be chosen from the following list of approved subjects:

EEB320 The Vocational Education and Training Practitioner in an Entrepreneurial Environment
EEL408 Effective Communication in Vocational Education & Training
EEB308 Teaching Adult Numeracy in VET
EEL407 Mentoring/Workplace PD Strategies for VET
EEP220 The Social and Economic Policy Context for Vocational Education and Training
EMC414 Curriculum Studies: Vocational Education and Training in Schools
EML426 TESOL in Practice
EMT220 Flexible Delivery in Vocational Education and Training Sector
ERP440 Research in VET
HRM310 Developing Human Resources
HRM320 Issues in Human Resource Management

At least four electives must be selected from the above list. An elective chosen outside the VET program must be approved by the Course Coordinator.

At a glance

Study Mode

Distance education

Where

Wagga Wagga

When

Session 1; Session 2

Level

Undergraduate

Duration

1 year full-time by distance education
2 years part-time by distance education

International?

NO

Indicative ATAR

N/A

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