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Study with Charles Sturt University

Charles Sturt University (CSU) and Army have developed a pathway for Army personnel to study CSU's Associate Degree of Adult and Vocational Education to formally recognise your skills and gain civillian tertiary qualifications.

What is CSU's Associate Degree in Adult and Vocational Education?

  • an entry level course providing a professional development opportunity for Army personnel,
  • a course to enable people with techincal or vocational qualifications and experience to teach in a range of settings such as adult learning environment or vocational settings,
  • a course providing the skills and knowledge to enhance instructional abilities,
  • an opportunity to develop expertise to instruct at TAFE or in an industry Registered Training Organisation in the role of trainer, learning facilitators or vocational education consultant.

Credit

CSU's Associate Degree in Adult and Vocational offers credit on entry of 64 points to Army personnel who have recognised trade qualifications (Certificate III) and a minimum of three years relevant industry experience, or other equivalent qualifications. This equals one year of full-time study or eight subjects.

Army personnel who have completed a combination of the following courses receive up to 24 points additional credit against competencies of the TAE40110 Certificate IV Training and Assessment:

  • Recruit Instructor course
  • Junior Leaders course
  • Qualified Assessor course
  • Training Supervisor course
  • Officer Training (RMC-D/ADFA)

Credit for the following subjects will be awarded:

  • EPT327 Effective Teaching in VET
  • EEE303 Training Design and Assessment
  • EPT322 Training in Workplaces

With this credit only five subjects will need to be studied. CSU's Associate Degree in Adult and Vocational offers credit on entry of 64 points to Army personnel who have recognised trade qualifications (Certificate III) and a minimum of three years relevant industry experience, or other equivalent qualifications. This equals to one year of full-time study or eight subjects.

Course Structure

Entry to the program can be in any session. Students studying part-time can undertake one or two subjects per session (Session 1 Feb – Jun; Session 2 Jul – Nov; Session 3 Nov – Feb).

A typical structure for Army personnel who receive the maximum credit:

Session 1 – EML 102 Written Communication
Session 2 – EEL 120 Social Context of Vocational Education and Training
Session 3 – EEL 320 Learning Theories for Post Compulsory Education
Session 4 – EPT 320 High Level Facilitation Skills
Session 5 – EEB 312 Reflective Practice and Lifelong Learning

Cost of study

Serving Army personnel may be eligible for assistance through the Army Tertiary Education Program (ATEP). For further information please refer to ATI 5-4 Army Education Schemes or the Army Education Program webpage on the HQ FORCOMD intranet website.

Other Coursework degrees

  • Bachelor of Adult and Vocational Education (with Specialisations)
  • Graduate Diploma of Adult and Vocational Education

Further information

For further information about CSU’s Associate Degree in Adult and Vocational Education, or to apply, click here or call:

Freecall in Australia:    1800 334 733
International Callers:    +61 2 6338 6077
Fax:    +61 2 6338 6001

Last updated
7 December 2016
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