Graduate Certificate of Education (Learning Differences)
Apply a person-first approach to learning challenges
Work to achieve social change through education. You’ll gain supportive skills and knowledge to help people with varied learning needs. Study with experienced educators. Learn to apply inclusion practices and build resources for use in a range of settings.
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
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At Torrens University Australia you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Thanks to their innovative digital learning system you’ll gain the ultimate in flexibility, and still receive personalised guidance from academics and access to work placement, mentorship and internship opportunities. Online you can attend live classes or view recorded sessions, connect with lecturers and fellow students, and access content on-demand 24/7.
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As one of Australia’s fastest growing universities, we take a progressive approach to learning. Our courses are co-designed, developed and delivered with industry, giving you confidence that you’ll graduate job-ready. During this course you will:
- Explore the latest theory behind how we approach learning differences.
- Design and evaluate effective inclusive learning environments.
- Apply a person-first perspective in finding solutions to learning challenges.
- Develop specialist knowledge of allied health, carer support and collaboration.
You will develop skills necessary in creating inclusive educational environments suitable for a diverse range of learning audiences. You will find opportunities in a variety of fields including schools, TAFEs and universities, disability support roles, positions in consultancy and work as a teacher aide. Potential career paths include:
- Education Lead roles
- Leadership role in special education
- Disability support
- Teacher Aide
Torrens University Australia offers flexible entry options and study pathways, whether you’re finishing school, pursuing career progression or looking for a change. Entry requirements for this course includes:
- Australian bachelor's degree (in teacher education) or equivalent AND
- Access to an education setting for the duration of the course AND
- Would ideally be engaged in an education-related role.
English Proficiency Requirements
Standard English language requirements apply.
Don’t meet the entry requirements? We have numerous pathway programs to get you started. Contact our Future Student Advisors to learn about alternative entry options.
This course highlights the diversity of learning differences, which provides you with advanced knowledge and skills in supporting individuals with a range of learning differences and inclusion practices. In addition, it addresses challenges and issues faced by mainstream teachers in educational practice. Upon completion, you can progress to further postgraduate studies in related fields of education, or advance your career in advisory roles specific to inclusion, differentiation and learning difference practices, in addition to being involved in resource teams in schools.
Tailor your study to your lifestyle thanks to our innovative digital learning system, accessible from anywhere with 24/7 personalised support. Participate in live classes, connecting with specialist lecturers and fellow students. When studying online, you’ll complete the same set of self-paced study modules as on-campus students, and graduate with the same qualification. Best of all, you get access to view live content on demand.
Course duration: 2 trimesters full time, 3 or 4 trimesters part time