BSB80120 Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning)

Qualification Description

In sectors (i.e., education, training, corporate, government), a wide range of activities are designed to improve the capabilities of people. Capabilities comprise not only the technical skills and knowledge people have, but also their attributes, attitudes and behaviours. Activities can be designed to deliver specific skills in a short period of time to meet an immediate need, or designed to achieve broader requirements over a longer period. Activities include on-the-job training, development opportunities, special projects, conferences, mentoring and formal classroom training.

Currently, there is a need for strategic management approach to learning and development as an integral part of workforce planning and education administration. The approach includes planning, integration, delivery and evaluation of learning and development to inform organisation’s performance. 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 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.

Target Students

Target groups for BSB80120 Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) are autonomous international students who are willing to further develop knowledge and skills:

  • To pursue a career in organisation learning and capability development.
  • To apply capability development skills in their home country in corporate sector.
  • To pursue a pathway to Master level qualification.

Course Information

Graduate Diploma
CRICOS Course Code


  • 104 weeks


  • Study Weeks = 80
  • Holiday Weeks = 24


  • Brisbane
  • Sydney

Entry Requirement

Possible Job Title

  • Senior Manager
  • Line Manager
  • Human Resource Practitioner
  • Learning and development manager
  • Learning and development consultant
  • Career development manager
  • RTO Manager
  • Head of department
  • Workforce capability development leader
  • Workforce planner

*Gamma Education & Training Pty Ltd does not guarantee that international graduates will obtain the listed jobs as international student employment will depend on factors in the student’s home country and home country corporate environment. However, Graduates will gain skills relevant to the learning and development functions performed

Gamma Education & Training Pty Ltd is committed to providing quality, industry-relevant education while supporting students throughout their study.

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Qualification Structure

8 units must be completed:

3 Core units
5 Elective units


  • TAELED803          Implement improved learning practice
  • BSBHRM611       Contribute to organisational performance development
  • BSBSTR801          Lead innovative thinking and practice
  • PSPMGT012       Facilitate knowledge management
  • BSBHRM613       Contribute to the development of learning and development strategies
  • BSBLDR811          Lead strategic transformation
  • BSBLDR601          Lead and manage organisational change
  • BSBINS603          Initiate and lead applied research

Assessment Methods

Gamma Education & Training uses variety of assessment methods to gain evidence of students’ learning. Using a range of assessment methods helps produce valid decisions and recognises that students demonstrate competence in a variety of ways. A range of assessment methods used are outlined in the table below.

Assessment Method

  • Generally, more applicable to the assessment of knowledge evidence.
  • Assessment could be by written or oral questioning, conducting interviews and questionnaires.
  • Questioning could also be based in a case study
Direct observation
  • Assessed in real time in the workplace.
  • Assessed in a simulated off-the-job situation that reflects the workplace.
Product based methods
  • Structured assessment activities such as reports, displays, work samples, role plays, and presentations.
  • A purposeful collection of work samples of annotated and validated pieces of evidence, compiled by the learner.
  • Evidence could include written documents, photographs, videos or logbooks.
Third-party evidence
  • Third-party evidence is additional evidence presented to assessors to support a candidate’s claim of competence. This could include reports from supervisors, colleagues and/or clients, testimonials from employers, work diaries, evidence of training.

More Information


Potential employment options in Australia are in a range of organisation learning and capability roles namely:

  • Career Development Manager (Education Sector)
  • RTO Manager
  • RTO Education Advisor
  • Senior Manager
  • Line Manager

However, international student employment will depend on factors in the student’s home country and home country corporate environment.

Previous Recognitions

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications via credit transfer. Alternatively, if the student has significant manager-level experience in organizational learning and capability development, the student may be eligible for recognition of prior learning (RPL). Since credit transfer and RPL are granted for individual unit of competency, any grant of course credit or RPL will affect course fees and duration of the course and student visa.

Volume of Training & assessment

  • 1600 hours (20 hours per week for 80 teaching weeks)

Volume of Independent research & self-study

  • 400 hours (5 hours per week for 80 teaching weeks)

Training Context

Gamma Education & Training will use the following influential case studies to train students on practices being used by leading corporations of today:

  • Fujitsu
  • Tata Steel
  • Amazon
  • Toyota Motors
  • British Petroleum
  • World Bank
  • You-tube
  • Samsung
  • Xerox Corporation

Gamma Education & Training utilises the following tools for delivery. Material fee is charged which covers the cost of the following: 

Digital Tools

  • Microsoft Project
  • Prezi
  • Microsoft Office
  • High-speed internet
  • Computers
  • Data projectors

Note: All students will also need to have access to their own lap-top or computer for this course.

Assessment Policy

All students are provided two (2) assessments attempts. After two failed attempts, the student will be charged for assessments.

Training and assessment strategies developed by Gamma Education & Training adhere to the assessment principles outlined below.

  • Fair
  • Flexible
  • Valid
  • Reliable

Evidence that is collected from students meets the following rules of evidence: 

  • Valid
  • Sufficient
  • Authentic
  • Current

Refund Policy

Our refund policy ensures consumer protection Australian Consumer Law protecting the rights of Australian consumers, including international students. A detailed refund policy is provided to each accepted student via the Student Offer comprising ten (10) refund Clauses. Students are to carefully read the policy before signing the Student Offer.

AQF Qualification Award

The Qualification will be given to students within 30 Calendar days after the student submits their last assessment. Students successfully completing eight (8) units of competency will be awarded a certificate and Record of results for BSB80120 Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) (CRICOS Course Code 105408C). Overseas students who will complete less than eight (8) units of competency will receive a statement of attainment.

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