BSB80515 Graduate Certificate in Management (Learning)

Course Description

The BSB80515 Graduate Certificate in Management (Learning) reflects the roles of individuals who apply substantial specialised skills and knowledge in the field of learning and capability development. In these roles they make significant high level independent judgements in major planning, design, operational and management functions within highly varied or specialised contexts.

After successfully completing BSB80515 Graduate Certificate Management (Learning), students may apply for:

  • Master of Accounting
  • Master of Business (HRM)
  • Master of Business (Marketing)
  • Master of Economists
  • Master of Finance

Note: Individual students who are seeking to continue their study at university should contact the prospective university upon completion of the course for any credit transfer arrangements.

This course is delivered in a structured classroom. The program will be delivered over 30 weeks (holiday inclusive) with 20 contact hours per week which includes theory, self-paced structured e-learning as per the session plan and simulation training and its assessments.

Besides the above structured learning, students are advised to do appropriately 10 hours per week of unstructured learning.

6 July 2020 3 August 2020 7 September 2020 5 October 2020
2 November 2020 7 December 2020 1 February 2021 1 March 2021

Potential job outcomes upon completion of this course:

  • Director, workforce planning and development
  • General manager human resources
  • General manager/ head of school or registered training organisation (RTO)
  • Learning and development senior consultant
  • Manager, learning and change management

There is no specific entry requirements as per the qualification details or training package.
Hilton Academy has in place admission criteria as follows:

  • Minimum age of 18 years and above
  • Satisfactorily complete a minimum of year 12 or equivalent
  • Completed a Diploma qualification and/or above or at least 2 years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise
  • English Language Requirements – IELTS (Academic) overall score of 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 46 or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or PTE Academic 42 or equivalent
  • Documentation according to Department of Home Affairs requirement

Additionally, the learner is required to:

  • Complete an LLN assessment – diagnostic process to identify if prospective student requires LLN support

Note: Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.

Relates to the learning achieved outside the formal education and training system. It is an assessment process that assesses the individual’s non-formal and informal learning. This may include any combination of formal or informal training and education, work experience or general life experience to determine the extent to which that individual has achieved the required learning outcomes, competency outcomes, or standards for entry to, and/or partial or total completion of, a qualification.

To receive RPL, we assess your previous work, education and life experiences against recognised qualifications.

Applications for RPL must be made prior to the commencement of the course – please speak with the Student Support Officer if you wish to apply. There is a fee for consideration of RPL applications.

If you have previously completed a unit with the same unit code or unit title as in your new course, you may be eligible for a credit transfer and you may not have to repeat that unit. You will need to complete a credit transfer application form, and provide a certified copy of the transcript of statement of attainment. There is a fee for this process. Applications for credit transfer must be made prior to the commencement of the course.

The following assessment methods (not limited to) may be used to assess the students:

  • Written and oral questions
  • Presentations
  • Projects/Reports
  • Case Study/Scenarios
  • Third party reports
  • Observation / Roleplay

These will give you maximum opportunity to develop your knowledge and understanding about the course. A fully equipped Computer Lab and free internet access available at the campus.

Units of Competency


Core Units: 2 Units

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and improve personal leadership style and professional competence and to lead organisational transformation and learning for strategic outcomes.

It covers leading transformational practices, cultivating collaborative practices, completing ongoing professional development and providing strategic leadership in a dynamic context.

It applies to those who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide professional leadership in improving organisational learning, and the quality of training and assessment products and services.

It also covers leading strategy formation; designing, developing and implementing an organisational learning strategy; and reviewing and improving overall organisational learning and development.

It applies to individuals working in an enterprise where learning is used to build capabilities and contribute to organisational strategies, business plans, goals and values.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Elective Units: 2 Units

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement a mentoring program for a particular section or group within an educational organisation, or for a specific business purpose or objective within an enterprise whose core business is not education, or as a collaborative partnership spanning more than one organisation (such as to advance occupational or industry-specific skill needs).

It applies to individuals who plan, develop, implement, monitor and evaluate a mentoring program that results in learning forged through a defined and active learning partnership with a mentor. The program should develop and use tools that enhance both the learning and the phased relationship, and it should be monitored and evaluated to ensure it explores and meets the mentee’s learning needs.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and develop a coaching strategy and to monitor implementation of the coaching program within an organisational context. A coaching strategy may be:

  • an internal program forming part of the professional development activities of an educational organisation (such as a Registered Training Organisation) or an enterprise whose core business is not education
  • developed for an external client, for example as part of the range of learning services offered or conducted in a collaborative partnership with more than one organisation.

It applies to individuals working to ensure learning advances individual and organisational capabilities. Leaders in learning are typically required to develop and implement coaching strategies in a systematic manner, and to monitor, review and improve strategies to optimise learning outcomes for individuals and the organisation.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.