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QUT (Queensland University of Technology)

  • 17% international / 83% domestic

Graduate Certificate in Education (Trauma-Aware Education)

  • Graduate Certificate

Build your capability to support learners who are living with the outcomes of complex trauma. Ideal for teachers in schools or early childhood education and care services, or other professionals. Equips graduates to lead a trauma-aware response in a range of workplace settings.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
1 year part-time
Course Code
EU60
Study Mode
In person, Online
Intake Months
Feb
Domestic Fees
$2,000 per year
International Fees
$14,900 per year

About this course

  • Build your capability to support learners who are living with the outcomes of complex trauma.
  • Ideal for teachers in schools or early childhood education and care services, or other professionals.
  • Equips graduates to lead a trauma-aware response in a range of workplace settings.
  • Learn today, use tomorrow with our real-world courses.
  • You can choose to specialise in this area or choose option units across a range of topics.
  • Commonwealth Supported Places available for Australian citizens and permanent visa holders, and New Zealand citizens (subject to change).

Study locations

Kelvin Grove

Online

What you will learn

The Graduate Certificate in Education (Trauma-aware Education) will equip you to:

  • develop deep understandings of the impact of complex developmental trauma on child and adolescent development and the learner's experience of education.
  • understand the impact of complex development trauma on types or groups of learners, and what can be done to address this impact.
  • build a toolkit of ideas, resources and capacities to support your leadership in trauma-aware education in your current or future work context.
Flexible delivery

You may study this course part time. If you choose a selection of option units you can choose to study full-time or part-time.

You can study on campus, online or select a blended approach to suit you. QUT provides a variety of online learning environments to enable you to participate fully, receive expert guidance and support, and be in regular contact with expert teaching staff.

Career pathways

Careers and outcomes

Graduates will be able to put their capabilities into practice in many ways, including:

  • School or early childhood practitioners can develop their capacities to lead a trauma-aware education response at their sites.
  • Education leaders in districts, regions, dioceses, or other entities can develop their capacities to lead a systemic response in trauma-aware education.
  • Other practitioners from support organisations or government agencies can develop their capacity to work from a trauma-aware focus with schools, early childhood services and education systems.
Course articulation

You have the option to keep learning and build towards a Master of Education.