CRICOS course Code


Course 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.

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.

Qualification Code


Qualification Title

Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning)

Total Course Duration

52 Weeks (Including holiday breaks)

Volume of learning Hours

1210 Hours

Delivery weeks

48 weeks

Holidays in weeks

4 weeks


Course Structure- In order to achieve this qualification, student must complete following 8 unit of competencies.

                                     3 core unit, plus

                                     5 elective units



Unit of Competency




Lead strategic transformation



Implement improved learning practice



Contribute to the development of learning and development strategies



Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships



Initiate and lead applied research



Develop organisational marketing strategy



Contribute to strategic workforce planning



Lead innovative thinking and practice


Entry Requirements

Age requirements:

Students must be above 18 years of age while filling up the application form.

Academic Requirements:

To enter into this course delivered at Hawk Institute, applicants should have successfully completed minimum Diploma level qualification


Mature Age students will also be considered without the minimum education requirements considering they have relevant work experience within the chosen area of study and a demonstrated capacity to meet the course requirements. A minimum of 2 years’ experience would normally be expected; however, each case will be reviewed individually with relevant work experience evidence in the form of an employment reference letter on company letterhead, work samples and curriculum vitae submitted will be considered. Such learner will be accessed for possible RPL opportunities and their course duration and volume of learning will be adjusted accordingly, if any RPL is granted.

English Language Requirements for International students:

International students applying for this course either off-shore or on-shore will require either a minimum IELTS test score of 6.0 or equivalent with a minimum of 5 in each of the four test components for direct entry into a VET course;

or, IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 10 weeks) to be taken before the course;

or, IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 20 weeks) to be taken before the course;

(Note: Results older than two years are not acceptable)

or, Oxford Placement test with score 61 or higher.

Score Guide: Average test score of 61 or higher in Oxford placement test is equivalent to IELTS 6.0.

Students may refer to IELTS 6.0 or equivalent policy or Hawk Institute’s Enrolment Kit for further information.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN):

Students undertaking this course at Hawk Institute must possess sound Numeracy skills since it requires them to do calculations or any other course related work. To determine this, all students wanting to study at Hawk Institute are required to undertake LLN Test prior to the enrolment of the course.  Based on the test outcome, students may be identified as requiring internal support services and/or external support services.

LLN test will be conducted on campus by using an ACSF mapped online LLN assessment tool - LLN Robot - under the supervision of qualified LLN assessor.

Students will be required to undertake language, literacy and numeracy test (LLN) test and achieve expected performance level of ACSF level 4 for BSB80120 - Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning). Refer to Hawk Institute’s Enrolment Kit and/or students Handbook for detailed information.

Computer literacy requirements

Students enrolling into this course must have basic computer skills. Student are required to fill in the questions related to computer and internet skills in the Pre-Training Review form provided along with the application form.

Students who do not possess basic computing skills will be provided with basic computer using support. Students can contact Hawk Institute for any further information or assistance on 1300 159 461.

 Mode of Delivery:  Classroom based Face to Face theory learning with access to a simulated environment for a minimum 20 hours per    week.

Delivery Location: Level 4, 171 La Trobe Street, Melbourne, Victoria – 3000 Australia

Fees & Charges

  • Total Course Fee: $17,200
  • Tuition Fee: $AU 16,000
  • Non-Tuition Fee: $AU 1,200


Pathway from the Qualification

Students may also choose to pathway from this course to a higher education provider. Students can apply for direct credit transfer with Australian universities and higher education providers.

Please note-Hawk Institute has no special arrangements with any Australian university and there is no guaranteed entry into university programs.

Employment Pathways

Units in this qualification reflect the knowledge and skills of individuals with significant experience in:

  • learning and development consultant
  • manager/head of department, registered training organisation (RTO)
  • organisational learning and leadership manager
  • Operational Manager
  • workforce capability development leader
  • workforce planner
  • RTO Manager
  • RTO Director

Above pathway information is in line with qualification description on National Training Register ( BSB80120) & (, it doesn't imply any job guarantee or job role at the end of the course.

Hawk Institute doesn’t claim any employment outcome or job guarantee associated with its courses as it will be misleading.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Hawk Institute recognises qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other Registered Training Organisations in Australia and offers all students the option of Recognised Prior Learning and Credit Transfer. For further details, please refer to the Student Handbook or enquire on campus.

This course Information may not be sufficient to make an Enrolment decision. Please read this information in conjunction with Student Handbook available on this website.