Bachelor of Training and Development

Why study the Bachelor of Training and Development at UNE?

The term 'Training and Development' describes the intersection of adult education and training with individual and organisational development. As such, this hybrid-type course provides cross-disciplinary expertise in the fields of education and business. Emphasis is placed on providing workplace trainers and developers with new tools to enhance professional development with increased managerial responsibilities. The UNE Bachelor of Training and Development has been designed to provide the cross-disciplinary expertise required by workplace trainers, supervisors and HR staff with system level responsibilities or who are seeking to move into such positions. This course recognises your professional background by giving you full credit for your previous studies, training and work experience and helping you take the step into tertiary education. The UNE Bachelor of Training and Development aims to link training concerns with leadership and organisational development and to facilitate the effectiveness of individual trainers in a workplace environment. It also includes an advanced academic skills unit that helps students refine their writing and information literacy skills for tertiary study.

Career Opportunities

Trainers, supervisors and HR staff who have positions of responsibility or are seeking to move into such positions.

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Degree Snapshot

DURATION

Up to 4 years Part-time

FEES

CSP
International

2017 STUDY OPTIONS
Armidale

Trimester 1, Off Campus
Trimester 2, Off Campus
Trimester 3, Off Campus

Official Abbreviation BTrngDev
Course Type Undergraduate
Commencing
Responsible Campus Admission Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Off Campus
Armidale Trimester 2 Off Campus
Armidale Trimester 3 Off Campus
Course Duration
  • Up to 4 years Part-time
Fees CSP / International
Total Credit Points 144
How to Apply

All domestic students apply through the link below

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International students apply direct to UNE through UNE International. This course is only available off-campus (distance education).

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Intensive Schools

Mandatory intensive schools may be a requirement of some of the units in this course. See Unit Catalogue for specific requirements.

Entry Requirements

Successful applicants to this 144 credit point course are granted 96 credit points of Advanced Standing at the time of admission based on formal education and work-based learning.

A candidate shall:

(a) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification or overseas equivalent in a relevant discipline; or

(b) hold an AQF Level 6 Associate Degree or Advanced Diploma or overseas equivalent in a relevant area and at least three years of work-based learning as approved by the School; or

(c) hold an AQF Level 5 Diploma or overseas equivalent in a relevant area and at least six years of work-based learning as approved by the School.

All work-based learning will be assessed by the School for approval on a case-by-case basis and will include evidence of:

(i) supervisory experience;

(ii) relevant work experience (training of others and/or individual professional development);

(iii) professional training workshops and/or certificates that demonstrate: (1) learning outcomes; (2) volume of learning; (3) program of study (including content); and (4) learning assessment.

Relevant disciplines/areas include, but are not limited, to the following:

Adult Education and Lifelong Learning

Business Administration

Government (Management)

Human Resource Management

Occupational Health and Safety

Organisational Development

Organisational Management

Policing Practice

Public Safety (Military Leadership)

Vocational Education and Training

Workplace Training and Assessment

Advanced Standing

Candidates admitted under Rules (a), (b) and (c) will be granted 96 credit points of Block Advanced Standing.

Academic Colours

Violet (BCC 179)

Further Information

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Admission to Candidature

Successful applicants to this 144 credit point course are granted 96 credit points of Advanced Standing at the time of admission based on formal education and work-based learning.
A candidate shall:
(a) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification or overseas equivalent in a relevant discipline; or
(b) hold an AQF Level 6 Associate Degree or Advanced Diploma or overseas equivalent in a relevant area and at least three years of work-based learning as approved by the School; or
(c) hold an AQF Level 5 Diploma or overseas equivalent in a relevant area and at least six years of work-based learning as approved by the School.

All work-based learning will be assessed by the School for approval on a case-by-case basis and will include evidence of:
(i) supervisory experience;
(ii) relevant work experience (training of others and/or individual professional development);
(iii) professional training workshops and/or certificates that demonstrate: (1) learning outcomes; (2) volume of learning; (3) program of study (including content); and (4) learning assessment.

Relevant disciplines/areas include, but are not limited, to the following:

Adult Education and Lifelong Learning
Business Administration
Government (Management)
Human Resource Management
Occupational Health and Safety
Organisational Development
Organisational Management
Policing Practice
Public Safety (Military Leadership)
Vocational Education and Training
Workplace Training and Assessment

Advanced Standing

Candidates admitted under Rules (a), (b) or (c) will be granted 96 credit points of Block Advanced Standing.

Period of Candidature

The period of candidature shall be up to four years as a part-time candidate.

Course Requirements

To qualify for the award a candidate must pass units to the value of 144 credit points (including 96 credit points of Advanced Standing) with at least 36 credit points at 300-level.

Program of Study

Candidates shall complete an approved program of study as outlined in the Course Schedule comprising:

Course Structure Credit Points
Block Advanced Standing 96 cps
Core Units 48 cps
Total 144 cps

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Award of Degree

Candidates who meet the course requirements shall be awarded the Bachelor of Training and Development.

Appeals

Candidates are referred to the Academic Assessment Appeals Policy and the Academic Assessment Appeals Procedures.

Course Progression

Candidates are referred to the Course Progression Rule and the Course Progression Procedures.

Improper Conduct

Candidates are referred to the Student Coursework Academic Misconduct Rule and the Student Coursework Academic Misconduct Procedures.

Course Aims

This course is designed specifically for training and development professionals who want to refine their skills in identifying, modifying and assessing the training needs and requirements for both individuals and organisations. Emphasis is placed on providing training and development assistance to improve learning outcomes and organisational effectiveness in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate broad and coherent knowledge with depth in the underlying principles and concepts of Training and Development for the individual and organisations in diverse contexts;
  2. identify, develop and assess teaching and learning materials and skills necessary to improve individual or organisational performance;
  3. utilise flexible and appropriate learning approaches to enhance, supplement and evaluate professional development and training for diverse contexts and specific audiences;
  4. link workplace learning and development with organisational leadership, human resource development and lifelong learning; and
  5. demonstrate interpersonal and language communication skills to model and present to diverse audiences in workplace practice.
Graduate Attributes
Knowledge of a Discipline

Graduates will be able to demonstrate skills in facilitating, monitoring and assessing training and development for capacity-building purposes. They will be able to compare and analyse trends and developments internationally in workplace training and development and apply their knowledge to local communities and contexts.

Communication Skills

Graduates will be able to demonstrate effective communication skills, both written and oral, in promoting flexible delivery and reflective practice.

Problem Solving

Graduates will be able to use reflective praxis in determining the training and development needs of individuals and organisations and how to apply appropriate measures.

Information Literacy

Graduates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of flexible, online learning platforms and be able to design and develop their own training resources (e.g. curriculum design, action-based learning) for practical application.

Ethical Conduct and Social Responsibility

Graduates will understand the importance of professionalism and ethics, and value diversity in the workplace, the enriching qualities of human agency, and the need to act decisively on social and cultural issues that may discriminate, marginalise, harm or denigrate a people, race, nation or culture.

Lifelong Learning

Graduates will understand the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement and apply the concepts of critical reflection, inquiry and the learning cycle.

Independence and Collaboration

Graduates will be able to work independently and develop team-based approaches to improve learning and/or continuous improvement outcomes and apply appropriate training and development techniques to improve team performance and organisational effectiveness.

How to Apply

Domestic Students

All domestic students apply through the link below

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International Students

International students apply direct to UNE through UNE International. This course is only available off-campus (distance education).

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