As a student of this diploma, you will undertake a range of learning activities, including
- structured lectures and tutorials
- practical and laboratory exercises based on industry examples
- work-simulated or industry-related projects
- face-to-face and online student-centred learning, including team or individual projects
- hands-on practice
- written assessments
- research and presentations.
This nationally-recognised qualification is competency-based. It is designed to help you to develop the practical skills and knowledge needed to perform the duties in the job you are training for.
Assessment is determined by your ability to perform practical skills and demonstrate knowledge at an industry standard. This could involve showing an assessor how you plan and carry out tasks or completing a project and presenting a report on the process and outcomes. If you are working, your work supervisor may provide the assessor with a report on your competency.
Blended learning options
Courses offered as part of blended learning programs include a meaningful blend of online, on-campus, and workplace based learning tailored to the type of study you undertake. This learning is active, prioritising tasks that involve exploration and development of skills and knowledge through interaction and engagement.
Online aspects provide positive benefits such as flexibility and adaptability using digital activities and materials, while also strengthening the interaction and connection with timetabled and on-campus experiences such as tutorials, practicals, or workshops.