Diploma of Training Design and Development
Developed for experienced vocational education practitioners, this program provides advanced skills and knowledge in designing training and assessment services.
This program will enhance your ability to analyse training needs and evaluate the effectiveness of training programs. You'll build your instructional design expertise in developing training solutions and products to meet workplace requirements while including new learning technologies in delivery and assessment.
Delivered entirely online, you’ll have the opportunity to network with other like-minded people involved in instructional design across Australia.
This nationally-accredited program is suitable for people who have the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent qualifications and experience in competency-based training.
This program is delivered entirely on line. You will be encouraged to apply what you are learning to your particular industry and vocational education and training environment. Your facilitator will interact with you via a weekly webinar and guide you through the online learning content and activities. These include:
- Participation in online discussion
- Analysis and critique of reading material
- Peer review of materials you develop
- Research into professional practice
Over each semester you will undertake workplace –based projects for assessment. These have a practical outcome for example
- The design and development of learning materials
- A training needs analysis for an organization
- An evaluation of a training program
RMIT is a world-class provider of training. This program is led by highly experienced and qualified trainers who model best practice in training skills and give you the opportunity to practise these skills in a supportive online environment, as well as engage in workplace projects.
You will be encouraged and supported to develop your links and networks within the adult and vocational education and training sector.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
You will complete 10 units of competency, including 5 core units and 5 elective units.
You will gain skills and knowledge necessary to:
- develop a personal skills development plan and develop professional networks
- analyse training needs for an organisation
- design and develop learning materials or products
- faciliate e-learning
- promote innovative facilitation and assessment via e-learning
- design and develop assessment tools
- evaluate training programs
- conduct applied research into training and assessment
This program is an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level 5 teaching qualification for vocational education and training.
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Program code: C5354
National curriculum code: TAE50216
This qualification is designed for roles of training developers and instructional designers who are responsible for analysing training needs and designing training solutions and products for the workplace.
This may include advising trainers and assessors in innovative practice such as e learning.
You must have:
- successfully completed the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
- successfully completed another relevant qualification
- completed recent experience in the Vocational Education and training sector
For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT, visit English language requirements and equivalency information.
Don't meet the English language test scores? Complete an Advanced Plus Certificate at RMIT English Worldwide.
The tuition fees you will pay for this program will depend on whether you are offered a Victorian Government subsidised place or a full-fee place.
To find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place, follow the steps at ‘How to check if you are eligible’.
- 2019 government subsidised place: AU$5,750* per annum
- 2019 full-fee place: AU$6,000* per annum
*Fees shown are indicative only and subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
The student tuition fees as displayed by the fee finder are indicative only and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees are adjusted on an annual basis and these fees should only be used as a guide. Learn more about fees for vocational study.
VET Student Loans
The Australian Government provides financial assistance via the VET Student Loans scheme (VSL), which allows eligible students in eligible programs to defer payment of their tuition fees, up to the maximum loan amount for their program.
How does a VET Student Loan work?
If your VSL application is successful, the Australian Government will pay RMIT your tuition fees on your behalf, up to the maximum loan amount for your program.
If your program is eligible for the VSL scheme and has a loan cap that doesn’t cover the total amount of the tuition fees for your program, then you’ll need to pay RMIT the difference once you exceed the cap.
Your VET Student Loan becomes part of your Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) debt. You will start repaying your accumulated HELP debt to the Australian Government once you earn above the minimum income threshold for repayment, which is adjusted each year (this also applies if you are still studying).
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will calculate your compulsory repayment for the year and include this on your income tax notice.
In addition to tuition fees, you will be charged an annual student services and amenities fee (SSAF), which is used to maintain and enhance services and amenities that improve your experience as an RMIT student.
The SSAF is calculated based on your enrolment load and the maximum fee for 2019 is $303.
For more information about calculating your actual SSAF see Paying SSAF.
You may also be required to purchase other items related to your program, including field trips, textbooks and equipment. These additional fees and expenses vary from program to program.
In addition to tuition fees you also need to pay for:
- Student services and amenities fee (SSAF) in each calendar year.
- Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) - Student visa holders must have cover for the total duration of their visa.
- Some programs incur additional expenses.
You also need to account for your living expenses. Estimate the cost of living in Melbourne.