The purpose of the Advanced Diploma qualification type is to qualify individuals who apply specialised knowledge in a range of contexts to undertake advanced skilled or paraprofessional work and as a pathway for further learning.
Advanced Diploma qualifications are located at level 6 of the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Advanced Diploma qualifications must be designed and accredited to enable graduates to demonstrate the learning outcomes expressed as knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills specified in the level 6 criteria and the Advanced Diploma descriptor.
Advanced Diploma qualifications are available for accreditation and issuance in both higher education and vocational education and training. Full qualification type specification.