5/200, Turner Street, Port Melbourne, VIC 3207

5/200, Turner Street, Port Melbourne, VIC 3207

Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning)

Program Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply highly specialised knowledge and skills in the field of organisational learning and capability development. Individuals in these roles generate and evaluate complex ideas. They also initiate, design and execute major learning and development functions within an organisation. Typically, they would have full responsibility and accountability for the personal output and work of others.

Course Overview :

This qualification may apply to leaders and managers in an organisation where learning is used to build organisational capability. The job roles that relate to this qualification may also include RTO Manager and RTO Director.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

Source: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/BSB80120

Packaging Rules
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in 8 units of competency, including: 3 core units, 5 elective units An asterisk (*) against a unit code below indicates that there is a prerequisite requirement that must be met. Prerequisite unit/s must be assessed before assessment of any unit of competency with an asterisk. All prerequisite requirements are packaged in the qualification. Elective units of competency can be selected as follows:
  • 3 elective units must be selected from the elective units listed below
  • for the remaining 2 elective units:
  • up to 2 units may be selected from the elective units listed below
  • if not listed, up to 2 units may be selected from an Advanced Diploma, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma from this or any other currently endorsed Training Package qualification or accredited course.
Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
Code Title Core/ Elective
BSBHRM613 Contribute to the development of learning and development strategies Core
BSBLDR811 Lead strategic transformation Core
TAELED803 Implement improved learning practice Core
BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change Elective
BSBLDR812 Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships Elective
PSPMGT012 Facilitate knowledge management Elective
BSBINS603 Initiate and lead applied research Elective
BSBSUS601 Lead corporate social responsibility Elective
Entry Requirements
  • All students must be aged 18 years or over at the time of applying for admission to the Institute.
  • IELTS band score of overall 6 (either Academic or General) or equivalent in line with the Department of Education and Home Affairs regulations (Refer to Application, Enrolment and Orientation policy for further details).
  • Learners are required to be competent in written and spoken English and will undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test prior to commencing the training. Refer to LLN policy for further details. Online IELTS will not accepted. Please refer to https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/help-support/meeting-our-requirements/english-language for further information.
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policy is applicable for this course. Your device must have camera and speaker functions.
  • Internet Access with a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player
  • Basic digital literacy (ability to communicate and access information through digital technologies like internet platforms, social media, search engines, emails and basic use of MS office products).

Note: If a student's educational qualifications do not meet MARS's admission requirements, other factors may be considered at the discretion of MARS. Refer to Application and Enrolment Orientation_ Policy and Procedure for more details.

Credit Transfer

If a certificate or statement of results is produced and verified, a credit transfer process will be initiated by Mars Institute in relation to the units as per the training plan. Credit transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification based on identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched qualifications.(Source: AQF)

Recognition of Prior Learning

Upon enrolment of all learning programs, Mars Institute’s code of practice states that all candidates for assessment will be offered RPL. This is reiterated in the student handbook and acknowledged in writing. RPL is an assessment process that assesses an individual’s non-formal and informal learning 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.

“Recognition of prior learning is an assessment process that involves assessment of an   individual’s relevant prior learning (including formal, informal and non-formal learning) to determine the credit outcomes of an individual application for credit.” (Source: AQF)

Assesssment Methods
Assessment methods for this qualification includes written questions, projects, observations, presentations, case studies, and work placement (if applicable ONLY) LEGEND Assessment Methods
  1. Knowledge Questions (e.g. Multiple choice/True and False/Question and Answer)
  2. Project (e.g. Case Study, Assignment, Written Report)
  3. Practical Observation (e.g. Third Party report/ Simulated Observation/ Presentation etc)
  4. Work Placement (if applicable ONLY – Not applicable in this qualification)
*Applies to applicants with prior experience in the field.
Mode of Delivery

This qualification will be delivered as full-time study over the course of 52 weeks including 12 weeks as breaks/holidays. Duration may vary based on mode of delivery and/or RPL and CT

40 weeks are allocated for:

- face-to-face, classroom-based studies,

- online studies via a Learning Management System, and

12 weeks are allocated as break and/or holiday (please note that break week may be allocated for potential gap training and/or extra support sessions for students – where applicable).

Access to resources, as well as study and assessment materials, are provided via the Learning Management System.

Training Pathway (but not limited to)

Note: This diagram is intended to be indicative only and should not be seen as restricting the breadth of possible pathways that a learner may take through the BSB Training package.

Graduate DiplomaGraduate Diploma
BSB80120 – Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning)BSB80320 Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership


Graduate DiplomaGraduate Diploma
BSB80120 – Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning)BSB80220 Graduate Diploma of Portfolio Management

Source: BSB Services Training Package


Employment Pathway :RTO Manager
  • RTO Manager
  • RTO Director.
  • RTO Education Advisor
  • Career Development Manager (Education Sector)

Source: https://www.myskills.gov.au/courses/details?Code=BSB80120

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52 weeks


5/200, Turner Street, Port Melbourne, VIC 3207