Work-Applied Learning (WAL) Professional Development Programs

WAL Professional Development Programs

The WAL Professional Certification programs are designed for managers and professionals who wish to undergo a process of professional development and obtain certification in WAL.

Each consecutive level involves an initial individual assessment and the undertaking of the WAL Professional Certification programs via online learning and virtual collaboration. The process is a gradual one, with a growth in professional expertise over time.

Collaborating with the Global Centre for Work-Applied Learning

GCWAL continues to collaborate and partner with organisations, communities and higher education institutions in order to share up to date knowledge and improve practices in Work-Based Learning (WBL) and Work-Applied Learning (WAL).

GCWAL currently collaborates with:

  • Middlesex University
  • Leeds Trinity University
  • Australian Institute of Business (AIB)
  • Action Learning, Action Research Association Inc. (ALARA)
  • Entrepreneurship Institute of Australia

Work-Applied Learning (WAL) Professional Development Programs


Work-Based Practitioner


Work-Applied Facilitative Leader


Work-Applied Change Consultant

Upon successful completion, participants are awarded the title of Certified Work-Based Practitioner, Certified Work-Applied Facilitative Leader or Certified Work-Applied Change Consultant by GCWAL

The 3 levels of WAL certification are detailed in the section below

WAL 1: Work-Based Practitioner

This program is designed to provide participants with specific knowledge and skills in the application of:

On successful completion of the program, the WB Practitioner would be competent to plan, deliver and evaluate a Work-Based project.

WAL 2: Work-Applied Facilitative Leader

WAL 3: Work-Applied Change Consultant

The Work-Applied Change Consultant, is formally qualified at a Masters or Doctoral level, having completed a significant WAL change initiative as part of their certification.

  • Implementation of up to a 12 month WAL programme including possession of a Master Degree in Management or Business; or
  • Successful completion of Professional Masters Degree Program using WAL.

Interested in WAL Certification or collaboration with GCWAL?

If you are considering undergoing Professional Development to become certified in Work-Applied Learning (WAL), contact GCWAL today.

Become WAL Certified

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