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Graduate Certificate in Training and Development

Graduation requirements

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points (four compulsory 8 point subjects).*The number of subjects and specific subject choices are described in the course structure and enrolment pattern for the course.

Study Mode

Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available

What is this course about?

CSU's Graduate Certificate in Training and Development is designed for managers who wish to develop skills in training and development of the human resources within their organisation.

The aim of the course is to prepare the student for managerial and specialised roles in training and development within the public and private sectors. On completion of the course it is anticipated that students will be able to:

  • identify the environmental factors that affect the role and practice of training and development
  • describe the theoretical bases of training and development activities
  • recognise the relationship between training and development and other human resource functions, as well as its strategic contributions, and
  • undertake core and expanded training and development activities utilising relevant resources effectively


Candidates may receive transfer credit for up to 50% of the course for prior study if they can demonstrate that such study was completed at a recognised higher education institution within the last 10 years at the postgraduate level. To apply for credit, candidates are required to submit with their application for admission a certified transcript of results and subject outline/curriculum of those subjects.


Course structure

The course consists of four subjects chosen from the following list:

HRM527 Issues in Training and Development
HRM532 International Human Resource Development
HRM560 Human Resource Development Context
HRM561 Developing Training Capabilities
HRM562 Developing Individual Capabilities
HRM563 Developing Organisational Capabilities

Enrolment pattern

Because of the flexibility of the course requirements, there is no prescribed enrolment pattern. Students may choose the order in which they undertake subjects, depending upon the availability of subjects and the meeting of any pre-requisites.

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Study Mode

Distance education


Wagga Wagga


Session 1; Session 2; Session 3




1 year by distance education



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