Course Providers

Career FAQs has partnered with some of Australia's foremost tertiary education providers to bring together more than 2,000 online university and vocational training courses in the one place. Compare courses from leading Australian universities, Vocational Education & Training (VET) institutions and private colleges, then submit your enquiry to find out more!

Open Universities Australia

For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.

Charles Sturt University

One of the first universities to adopt distance education study, Charles Sturt University (CSU) is Australia's leading university in online education and continues to strive for innovation and excellence in higher learning. With a track record in graduate employment and strong industry contacts, CSU offers relevant training and workplace skills at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level. CSU specialises in a range of industries such as agriculture, viticulture, education, librarianship, allied health and criminology.

University of New England

Established in 1938, the University of New England (UNE) is Australia’s longest standing provider of distance education and continues to be at the forefront of innovations in online learning. The university offers over 200 courses at the undergraduate, postgraduate and higher degree research levels. UNE is committed to offering a variety of flexible study options so that students are able to manage their personal commitments while undertaking a university education.

Swinburne Online

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Swinburne Online combines the prestigious name and high-quality education of Swinburne University of Technology with the ease and flexibility of online study. Drawing on over 20 years’ experience in the online tertiary education space, Swinburne Online has already helped over 5,000 students graduate with an industry-recognised qualification. With a range of university degrees and vocational diplomas that cover specialities including education, social sciences, business, design and communication – Swinburne Online is dedicated to helping students achieve their potential.

Open Colleges

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Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.

The Gordon

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The Gordon is an award-winning TAFE that has been providing high-quality education and training for over 125 years. As one of the largest regional TAFEs in Victoria, it services more than 19,000 students each year. Thanks to two purpose-built campuses – in Geelong City and East Geelong – students are provided with a hands-on learning experience in settings modelled on real-world industry environments. The Gordon also boasts one of the most comprehensive and diverse course ranges in all of Western Victoria, with over 230 accredited qualifications to choose from. Students receive the added benefit of access to The Gordon’s pathway program, which provides articulation and credit transfer opportunities at Deakin University.

Campus locations
East Geelong – 2 Fenwick St, Geelong VIC 3220
Geelong City – Boundary Rd, East Geelong VIC 3219
Werribee Learning Centre – 9 Bridge St, Werribee VIC 3030 

SCU Online

Established to meet the needs of busy working professionals seeking to advance their careers with a postgraduate qualification, SCU Online puts flexibility and convenience first. All qualifications are accredited through Southern Cross University, so you’ll earn your degree from one of the top 500 universities in the world (2015 Times Higher Education World University Rankings). To cater to a variety of learning styles, SCU Online employs a diverse range of contemporary teaching methods and online content, including educational videos, collaborative discussion boards and interactive tutorials. With experienced teaching staff committed to delivering engaging learning experiences, students are empowered to succeed. SCU Online’s course range extends across industries such as business, accounting, healthcare, engineering and IT management.

Upskilled

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Upskilled is a leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that delivers innovative, effective and efficient vocational education, training and short courses for working professionals, job seekers and school leavers. As one of the largest RTOs in Australia, Upskilled partners with businesses and career-minded individuals to achieve amazing outcomes. Choose from over 100 qualifications across more than 20 disciplines and start chasing your dream career today. With Upskilled, you're qualifying for tomorrow!

Endeavour College of Natural Health

As specialists in the field of natural therapy and alternative health care, Endeavour College of Natural Health is committed to producing highly trained graduates who go on to become leaders in their respective fields of practice.

With a diverse spectrum of courses that range from university programs through to online short courses, and six campuses located across Australia, Endeavour College of Natural Health has grown to become the largest natural health college in the southern hemisphere. Backed by Study Group, a global leader education, students are assured every opportunity to reach their career goals. Endeavour College of Natural Health is a registered higher education provider with the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA), offering TEQSA-accredited courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Campus locations
Adelaide – 88 Currie St, Adelaide SA 5000
Brisbane – Level 2, 269 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Gold Coast – 105 Scarborough St, Southport QLD 4215
Melbourne – Level 1, 368 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Perth – Lower Ground, 170 Wellington St, East Perth WA 6004
Sydney – Level 2, 815 - 825 George St, Sydney NSW 2000
Western Sydney – 10 Parkview Dr, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

Foundation Education

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Foundation Education is one of the few Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in Australia who endeavours to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit their students’ lifestyles. Since 1999, they’ve been focused on providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training and building partnership networks that drive quality graduates across each industry, alongside their partner RTO, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).

With more than 60 nationally recognised certificate and diploma level courses on offer, the Foundation Education difference means:

Flexible Online Study
Foundation Education’s courses are delivered online so you can study whenever and wherever suits you. This also gives you the flexibility to choose your course length – whether that be the full term of your course or as little as six months.

Dedicated Student Support
Foundation Education’s industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

Industry Relevant Courses
Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with the job-ready skills and up-to-date knowledge required to support your career goals.

Martin Higher Education

For 35 years Martin has been educating Australians. Martin Higher Education was borne out of this nationally respected brand. Martin Higher Education focuses on delivering hands on, career-focused degrees. A choice between on-campus and online study ensures there’s a learning model for everyone. Each qualification has been designed to cover foundation business topics before moving onto a specialist elective stream. Graduates will have a strong understanding of business drivers and principles to ensure they graduate job-ready. Thanks to an expansive network of industry partners, Martin Higher Education also offers students the opportunity to undertake a professional placement to supercharge their careers. Martin Higher Education is a registered higher education provider with the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA), offering TEQSA-accredited courses at undergraduate level.

Campus locations
Sydney – 815-825 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Brisbane – 269 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane Queensland 4006
Western Sydney – 10 Parkview Dr, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

AIM Business School

AIM Business School offers an exclusive, tailor-made postgraduate business pathway program that builds towards an MBA. Each qualification is delivered with a unique blend of practical and theoretical elements, and with no exams to study for, students can focus on completing assessments that better reflect current industry practices. With the choice to study online or on campus, AIM Business School puts flexibility first, so you can maintain your work-life balance while building your future career.

Australian Institute of Personal Trainers

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The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) are experts in wellness, nutrition and fitness, and equip their students with the best in online and face-to-face education. Established in 1999 alongside their partner Registered Training Organisation, Foundation Education, they have grown from a handful of campuses in Queensland to over 100 campuses and an extensive network of Mentors Australia-wide. When you study with AIPT you have access to:

Dedicated student support
Access to a dedicated team of Support Officers to make the transition into study as straightforward as possible.

Over 100 campus locations
With over 100 campuses nationwide, you can find AIPT in a location near you.

Flexible delivery options
AIPT caters to all learning styles and offers flexible study options to suit everyone’s schedules, with a focus on practical learning and hands-on experience.

Line Management Institute of Training

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Established in 1998, Line Management Institute of Training (LMIT) delivers targeted, nationally recognised qualifications that align closely with high priority industry areas, including business administration, human resources, project management, marketing, management and training. With over 8,000 graduates, courses are geared towards offering the optimal blend of flexibility, experience and positive employment outcomes. All LMIT trainers bring extensive experience within their field of specialty, ensuring students receive real-world industry insights and up-to-date training. LMIT is a member of the Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET).

Ducere

Ducere has partnered with some of Australia’s leading education providers to offer online courses in business and management with a difference. Catering for those with an ambitious, entrepreneurial and innovative spirit, Ducere’s course offering has been developed in conjunction with some of the world’s most successful leaders. Learn from a Global Faculty comprised of presidents and prime ministers, Fortune 500 CEOs, Nobel Prize winners, scientists, academics and philanthropists, and gain real-world insight into what drives successful business. With all courses – from diploma-level right through to the unique MBA program – delivered entirely online and at your own pace, you can learn while you work.

Mentor Education

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Mentor Education is one of Australia’s leading RG146 compliance training providers for the financial services industry. By specialising exclusively in this field of training, Mentor is able to focus on delivering professional development courses of the highest quality. Thanks to their flexible delivery options, you can complete a nationally recognised qualification in financial planning entirely online, and without disrupting your career. Take advantage of Mentor Education’s long-standing industry reputation and commitment to ongoing professional development by enquiring about a course today.

ADMA IQ

As industry leaders in the field of marketing and advertising, the Association for Data-driven Marketing & Advertising – better known as ADMA – is Australia’s largest marketing body. In close consultation with industry professionals, ADMA has launched ADMA IQ, a suite of specialist courses designed to help marketers innovate and succeed in today’s rapidly changing digital landscape. The courses cover an impressive range of professional skills from data analysis and content strategy through to copywriting and account management. With both flexible online courses and face-to-face training options, ADMA IQ makes it easy to get industry qualified!

Australian School of Management

The Australian School of Management (ASM) is a private higher education provider renowned for its strong industry ties and commitment to ensuring positive graduate outcomes. As a part of the Careers Australia Group since 2015, ASM provides students with access to a world-class education, modern facilities and an extensive student support network.

Offering a boutique approach to learning, small class sizes mean students receive high-level contact with tutors for a personalised education. A strong focus on practical work experience, facilitated by ASM’s paid internship program for all bachelor’s degrees, means graduates are readied to become leaders, mentors and innovators.

Campus locations:
Perth – 1/641 Wellington St, Perth WA 6000, Australia
Melbourne – 196 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Careers Australia

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As one of the largest private training institutes in Australia, Careers Australia prides itself on delivering up-to-date, dynamic vocational education, where the focus is you. With over 14,000 students to date, the results speak for themselves. Strong partnerships with a range of industry bodies and universities ensure you transition seamlessly through each stage of your learning journey, while state-of-the-art online technologies help you to achieve your goals faster. With flexible online courses across areas like business, management, healthcare and hospitality, you’re guaranteed a real-world education in an in-demand employment sector. Join the Careers Australia community today!

Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE)

The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is one of Australia’s premier educational facilities for accredited courses in sport and fitness, sports education and dance. With its practical, hands-on approach to teaching and learning, ACPE provides students with a world-class education and is recognised by the Australian Institute of Sport and the New South Wales Institute of Sport as an Elite Athlete Friendly Institution. It also offers extensive student support through FEE-HELP, academic assistance and a Career Development Program. ACPE is a registered higher education provider with the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA), offering TEQSA-accredited courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Campus locations
Sydney – 10 Parkview Drive, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127
Brisbane – 269 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Curtin University

With over 45 000 students in 16 locations worldwide, Curtin University is a world-class education institution. Widely recognised by industry and business, and renowned for the practical and applied nature of its courses, Curtin offers a range of on-campus and online programs in education, health, information management, science, arts, commerce and more. Curtin University is a provider of distance education courses for Open Universities Australia.

University of Canberra

In 2013, the University of Canberra was ranked in the top five per cent of universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings. It offers over 200 undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees across 28 specialty disciplines from business, government and law to arts and design. The university designs its degrees to enable students to create their own career pathways, including flexible learning options and hands-on work experience. The University of Canberra is a provider of online courses for Ducere.

University of New England

The University of New England (UNE) is renowned as Australia’s longest continuous provider of distance education and continues to be at the forefront of online learning. Internationally recognised for its strengths as a teaching and research university, UNE offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, with a focus on animal, agricultural and environmental sciences, educational administration, business and linguistics.

North Coast TAFE

With over 45,000 enrolments each year, North Coast TAFE is one of the largest regional training providers in Australia. A division of TAFE NSW, it offers a variety of flexible study options, including online, workplace and on-campus delivery modes – with 16 state-of-the-art campuses to choose from! North Coast TAFE’s nationally recognised course range runs the gamut from accounting and finance to community services, beauty, hospitality and beyond, so you’re bound to find a course that meets your needs. You can expect a student-focused and personalised learning experience, with support from expert industry professionals every step of the way. North Coast TAFE is a provider of online courses for Open Colleges.

La Trobe University

At the forefront of advancements in education for over 45 years, La Trobe University enrols over 30,000 students each year. Ranked as one of the top 100 universities in the 2015 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, La Trobe offers a diverse suite of over 400 flexible, online and on-campus courses in areas ranging from health and nursing to education, law and biological science. A strong focus on excellence and innovation means graduates receive a future-proof education, and are well positioned to make a difference in their chosen industry. La Trobe is a provider of online courses for Open Universities Australia.

Integrated Care & Management Training (ICMT)

In partnership with one of Australia’s leading online education providers, Open Colleges, Integrated Care & Management Training (ICMT) provides high-quality flexible learning in the workplace, classroom, online and via distance education. Focusing on innovative training in the health, community services and business sectors, ICMT offers a range of specialised certificates, diplomas and preparation courses in areas including aged care, counselling, allied health, and training and assessment. All students receive access to experienced educators, quality learning materials and exceptional support services. ICMT is a provider of online courses for Open Colleges.

Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology provides innovative approaches to education and a commitment to online learning. With its range of courses in commerce, writing, social science, IT, business and more, Swinburne has developed a reputation for practical career-oriented education and a dedication to lifelong learning. Swinburne is also committed to sustainability and maintaining a global perspective. Swinburne University is a provider of distance education courses for Open Universities Australia.

Charles Darwin University

Charles Darwin University (CDU) maintains a global reputation for excellence in education. Ranked among the top 2 per cent of universities in the world, according to the 2015 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, CDU offers the full spectrum of education opportunities; from VET courses through to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and short courses. Recognising the importance of supporting individual student needs, CDU provides flexible study options such as online, self-paced and face-to-face learning on campus. Renowned for a cross-cultural approach to learning, as well as strong roots in the research space, CDU is at the forefront of collaborative education and innovation. CDU is a provider of online courses for Open Universities Australia.

Animal Industries Resource Centre

Animal Industries Resource Centre (AIRC) provides a range of nationally recognised veterinary nurse and animal care courses, combining theoretical online components with practical assessments in leading veterinary facilities. As an industry leader, AIRC is committed to providing a well-rounded student experience through a personalised approach to all facets of learning. A combination of simulated learning environments and workplace assessment ensures that students graduate job-ready and prepared to work in a variety of animal care environments. AIRC is a provider of online courses for Open Colleges.

Griffith University

With five campuses across three Australian cities, Griffith University continues to live up to its reputation as one of the most innovative and research-driven education providers in the Asia-Pacific. Griffith offers a wide range of courses, many of them by distance education, in areas including arts, business, communications, sports coaching, international relations, criminology and more. Griffith University is a provider of distance education courses for Open Universities Australia.

Macquarie University

Macquarie is one of Australia’s premier research universities. Offering courses in security studies, social research, business, arts, and numerous earth and environmental science programs, Macquarie’s diverse subject range and solid reputation in business, industry and worldwide academic circles enables students to graduate with the knowledge and skills necessary to make a difference. Macquarie University is a provider of distance education courses for Open Universities Australia.

RMIT University

Australia’s largest tertiary institution, RMIT has a solid international reputation for excellence in delivering work-related education and conducting practical research that reflects business and community needs. With a host of international research and industry partnerships, RMIT offers a range of courses in technology, design, communications, science and more. RMIT University is a provider of distance education courses for Open Universities Australia.

University of South Australia

The University of South Australia offers modern and flexible approaches to education in the 21st century, including distance education. The university’s courses are developed in consultation with industry to produce customised degrees that reflect the changing needs of the workplace. UniSA offers a wide range of courses in project management, property services, accounting, rural science, and much more. UniSA is a provider of distance education courses for Open Universities Australia.

Australian Catholic University

With an enviable reputation for specialist quality tertiary education and a strong intellectual tradition, the ACU offers a host of courses in OHS, education law, theological studies, health, arts, social sciences and more. The ACU is committed to community engagement, and its courses are shaped by a strong sense of ethics and social justice. ACU is a provider of distance education courses for Open Universities Australia.

Murdoch University

One of Australia’s leading research institutions, Murdoch University has campuses in Australia, Singapore and Dubai. Murdoch has a strong commitment to innovation, an outstanding reputation in teaching and a wide discipline base, with strengths in programs such as energy management, Asian studies, and sustainable development. Murdoch University is a provider of distance education courses for Open Universities Australia.

Australian Computer Society

One of the largest computer societies in the world and the recognised association for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professionals, the Australian Computer Society attracts members from all levels of the ICT industry. ACS is committed to advancing professional excellence in ICT and is recognised by business, industry, government and academia. It offers a wide range of courses to suit all ICT sub-disciplines. ACS is a provider of distance education courses for Open Universities Australia.

Churchill Education

Churchill Education provides an array of nationally recognised qualifications designed to engage with the needs of its students and their communities. Specialising in issuing Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), Churchill Education also commits to accommodating student lifestyle needs by offering a hybrid-learning model incorporating online, on-campus and self-paced study elements. With the guidance of handpicked teaching staff, students are empowered to develop life-long, career-boosting skills in the community, business and education sectors. Churchill Education is a provider of online courses for Upskilled.

Campus location
Samford – 2 Cliff Salisbury Ct, Samford Village QLD 4520

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