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Graduate Diploma of Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice

National Course Code: TAE80113

TAFE NSW Course Number: TAE80113-01V02

Nominal Hours: 1450

Full Fee: $5,880

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  • Nationally Recognised Training

This qualification reflects the roles of individuals who apply substantial specialised skills and knowledge in the field of adult language, literacy and numeracy practice. In these roles they make significant high level judgements to analyse, plan, deliver and evaluate specialised teaching functions within complex contexts.

Adult language, literacy and numeracy skills development is provided by a range of training organisations in vocational education settings, workplaces and the community. Titles for job roles with responsibility for adult language, literacy and numeracy delivery and assessment vary across different organisational contexts. Possible job titles include:
- practitioner, Workplace English Language and Literacy (WELL) program
- teacher, Language, Literacy and Numeracy Program (LLNP)
- concurrent assistance teacher, training organisation
- adult literacy and numeracy teacher, training organisation
- trainer and assessor, training organisation
- program coordinator, adult community education organisation

This qualification may not meet the requirements for TESOL teaching. It is advisable to check with relevant jurisdictions and in the human resource statements in accredited course documentation.

The volume of learning of a Graduate Diploma of Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice is typically one to two years.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


Self-assessment for prospective students in course TAE80113

Graduate Diploma in Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice Application Form

This course is a specialist teacher-training qualification for people who have
* experience in the VET context
* a working knowledge of the ACSF (Australian Core Skills Framework)
* ACSF skills at level 5 in reading, writing, learning, and oral communication, and ACSF 4 in numeracy
* regular access to a group of adult learners who need assistance with language, literacy and numeracy in a formal education environment.

Whilst there are no formal entry requirment- recommended entry pathways include:
* Bachelor degree or other higher education qualification, plus relevant vocational experience or
* relevant Diploma or Advanced Diploma, plus relevant vocational experience or
* relevant Certificate IV, plus significant relevant vocational practice.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

TAELLN802 Analyse and apply adult numeracy teaching practices
TAELLN803 Develop English language skills of adult learners
TAELLN805 Design and conduct pre-training assessment of adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
TAELLN801 Analyse and apply adult literacy teaching practices
TAELLN816 Initiate, develop and evaluate adult language, literacy and numeracy resources
TAELLN804 Implement and evaluate delivery of adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

The above list includes units being offered at OTEN. If licensing in another state other than NSW is required, please check requirements with the relevant state.

You don't need to study what you already know! The skills, knowledge and experience you have gained from your previous learning, work experience and life in general may be taken into account.

To apply for recognition in one or more units you must clearly show that you have the equivalent and relevant skills, knowledge and experience of the unit or group of units.

For Credit transfer where you have completed previous studies either with TAFE NSW or with another tertiary provider complete the Enrolment Adjustment - Credit - Previous Studies form, and include any required evidence.

For Recognition of Prior Learning, attach your evidence to a completed Enrolment Adjustment – Credit – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) form and submit for assessment.

Send your applications to:


Post: OTEN Recognition, 51 Wentworth Road, Strathfield NSW 2135

Keep a copy of all completed forms for your records.

To find out more about Credit and to help you with your application read the Credit e-Kit for Students.

Need more help? Contact the Recognition Help Desk

Course cost: $5,880

There are no subsidies for this course, it is offered for enrolment under a fee-for-service. There are no concessions, exemptions or scholarships available.

Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

To enrol in this course please click on the Enrol Now button. You may also enrol over the phone by calling TAFE Digital on 131 601.

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