Australian Catholic University (RTO 3578)
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Build practical teaching skills to enhance your career prospects with this online Graduate Certificate in Education from Australian Catholic University.
Designed for those working in teaching contexts, including counsellors, youth ministers, chaplains and probation officers, this qualification provides the advanced skills and knowledge required to effectively work with and mentor young people. While this qualification does not lead to a teaching qualification, it offers an effective and practical pathway for anyone looking to develop skills in teaching.
A nationally recognised qualification with online and in-person delivery, this flexible course will adapt to your lifestyle and ensure the time you spend studying earns you a competitive and relevant qualification, enhancing your skillset and your ability to help others. You'll also be able to choose a specialisation, ensuring your study is tailored to the area most interesting or relevant to you. Specialisations in the Graduate Certificate of Education include: career development, inclusive practice, integrated STEM, leading learning, leading the new evangelisation, literacy intervention, mathematics, safeguarding children and young people, student wellbeing, and teaching English to speakers of other languages.
If you was to build new skills and better help those in your care, this relevant and practical qualification will help you take your next step.
In this education course, the subjects you may study include:
Career development specialisation units:
Inclusive practice specialisation units:
Integrated STEM specialisation units:
Leading the new evangelisation specialisation units:
Literacy intervention specialisation units:
Mathematics specialisation units:
Safeguarding children and young people specialisation units:
TESOL specialisation units:
Student wellbeing specialisation units:
Other education units:
To qualify for the Graduate Certificate without a named specialisation, a student must complete any 40 credit points from the schedule of unit offerings.
Whether you choose to study online or at one of ACU’s many upbeat campuses, you’re sure to receive the support you need to succeed and thrive with your studies.
Students of ACU can access their Academic Skills Unit, which will help build your skills around exam prep, offer study tips, writing tips and more. Access online resources, participate in workshops, ask questions via their ‘Ask an Adviser’ online services, book a consult, or simply drop-in.
Their team of staff and researchers are all about offering students an education with greater purpose – empowering students to achieve goals and accomplish something great!
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course entirely online, or online with some on-campus components (blended learning).
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Graduate Certificate in Education from Australian Catholic University.
This qualification will equip you with the advanced skills and knowledge required to effective teach others in a wide range of settings. You'll be able to apply these versatile skills in your work with young people and others in settings including the ministry, in a counselling setting, or working with people learning English as an additional language.
While this qualification is not a teaching qualification, units may credit for the Master of Education if you are interested in pursuing further study.
Wondering where a career in education could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Australian Catholic University charges fees at the beginning of each study period and offers easy upfront paymentor FEE-HELP deferred study loans for eligible students.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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