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Learning and Development Manager Courses

A Learning and Development Manager creates training programs for registered training organisations or to meet the training needs of a private organisation. You’ll identify learning needs within the community or within an organisation and develop programs to meet those requirements. Learning and Development Managers might prepare learning resources such as workbooks, presentations, visual learning material or online tutorials.

A Learning and Development Manager needs to be passionate about education and able to communicate with people from all backgrounds. You’ll liaise with students, staff, management and external organisations so strong personal skills are essential. Learning and Development Managers should be organised and able to work on several projects at one time.

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Popular Learning and Development Manager Courses

There are 4 courses available for people who want to become a Learning and Development Manager.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Learning and Development Manager earn?

In Australia, a full time Learning and Development Manager generally earns $1,550 per week ($80,600 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Learning and Development Manager?

The number of people working in this industry has decreased in recent years. There are currently 20,700 people employed in this field in Australia and many of them specialise as a Learning and Development Manager. Learning and Development Managers may find work across all regions of Australia, particularly larger towns and cities.

Source: Australian Government Labour Market Insights

How do I become a Learning and Development Manager?

To become a Learning and Development Manager, consider enrolling in a Diploma of Training Design and Development. This course explores various learning strategies and explores ways to design and develop learning resources and assessment tools. You could also consider a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or a Diploma of Vocational Education and Training.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within training design and development. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.