The purpose of the Graduate Diploma qualification type is to qualify individuals who apply a body of knowledge in a range of contexts to undertake professional or highly skilled work and as a pathway for further learning.
Graduate Diploma qualifications are located at Level 8 of the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Graduate Diploma qualifications are available for accreditation and issuance in both higher education and vocational education and training.
|AQF Level 8 criteria|
|Summary||Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further learning|
|Knowledge||Graduates at this level will have advanced theoretical ans technical knowledge in one or more disciplines or ares of practice|
|Skills||Graduates at this level will have advanced cognitive, technical and communication skills to select and apply methods and technologies to:
• analyse critically, evaluate and transform information to complete a range of activities
• analyse, generate and transmit solutions to complex problems
• transmit knowledge, skills and ideas to others
|Application of knowledge and skills||Graduates st this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, well-developed judgment, adaptability and responsibility as a practitioner or learner|
ABOUT OUR QUALIFICATIONS
All GEM courses are internationally recognised, and based on competency standards that have been developed and approved by representatives from government, academic institutions, industry groups and union bodies. GEM College of International Business’s International Liaison Officers, with expertise regarding compliance in other jurisdictions, are currently mapping our educational resources against the individual national competency standards in other countries.
GEM Learners who complete an individual Unit of Competency are issued with an internationally recognized Statement of Attainment and Statement of Competency. GEM graduates who complete the requirements for a full qualification are issued with an Academic Parchments and a Statement of Competencies gained.
While our key focus is on equipping team leaders, supervisors, managers, entrepreneurs and professionals through the provision of qualifications ranging from Certificate IV, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma programs, we also have several entry level courses at Certificate II and III which are aimed at Learners who have recently entered the workforce.