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Learn a new skill, gain a licence or get a taste for a new career by enrolling in one of our 400+ short courses. Short courses offer small classes and hands-on learning that can provide pathways to nationally accredited qualifications.

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469 Short Courses

 

Agriculture and Science



Course Name   Duration
Chainsaw Operation and Maintenance 2 days Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Sustainable Gardening 1 day Part Time
 

Arts and Design


Course Name   Duration
Corsetry 3 days Part Time
Embroidery 3 days Part Time
Fashion Illustration 6 weeks Part Time
Introduction to Corset Making 3 days Part Time
Introduction to Fashion Illustration 3 days Part Time
Leather Handmade Bags 2 days Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Introduction to UE4 for 3D Artists 2 days Part Time
Make a Film in a Weekend 2 days Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Adobe Illustrator CC (Beginner to intermediate) 18 hours Part Time
Adobe InDesign CC 18 hours Part Time
Adobe Photoshop CC (Beginner to Intermediate) 18 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Songwriting 2 days Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Discovering Acting - Term 3 8 weeks Part Time
Discovering Acting - Term 4 8 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Basic Photoshop 5 weeks Part Time
Photographic Composition and Lighting Intensive 2 days Part Time
Photography: Digital Photography Editing 6 weeks Part Time
Photography: Introduction to Photographic Portraiture 6 weeks Part Time
Using a DSLR Camera 8 weeks Part Time

 

Building and Furnishing

 

Business and Marketing


Course Name   Duration
Accounting Concepts and Practice 10 weeks Part Time
Accounting Principles and Financial Reporting 10 weeks Part Time
Administration and Calculation Skills 10 weeks Part Time
Advanced Excel - Develop and Use Complex Spreadsheets 10 weeks Part Time
Advanced Financial Reporting 16 weeks Part Time
Advanced Management Accounting Applications 16 weeks Part Time
Advanced Spreadsheet Applications for Business Owners/Managers 3 weeks Part Time
Annual Budget Management 1 day Part Time
ASIC Tier 2 - Provide General Advice in Deposit Products 4 weeks Part Time
ASIC Tier 2 - Provide General Advice in General Insurance 4 weeks Part Time
ASIC Tier 2 - Provide Personal Advice in General Insurance 8 weeks Part Time
ASIC Tier 2 - Provide Personal Advice on Deposit Products and Non-cash Payment Products 8 weeks Part Time
Banking Services Management Module 1 10 weeks Part Time
Banking Services Management Module 2 10 weeks Part Time
Banking Services Management Module 3 10 weeks Part Time
Banking Services Management Module 4 10 weeks Part Time
Banking Services Management Module 5 10 weeks Part Time
Banking Services Module 1 10 weeks Part Time
Banking Services Module 2 10 weeks Part Time
Banking Services Module 3 10 weeks Part Time
Banking Services Module 4 10 weeks Part Time
BAS Agent Practices 10 weeks Part Time
BAS Agent Registration - Carry out Business Activity and Instalment Statement Tasks 8 weeks Part Time
BAS Agent Registration - Establish and Maintain a Payroll System 8 weeks Part Time
BAS Agent Registration - GST & BAS Taxation Principles 18 weeks Part Time
BAS Agent Registration - Tax Agent Services Act 2009 (TASA) including the Code of Professional Conduct 2 weeks Part Time
Basic Accounting Applications 10 weeks Part Time
Basic Accounting Practice 10 weeks Part Time
Bookkeeping Essentials for Job Seekers 8 weeks Part Time
Bookkeeping Practices 10 weeks Part Time
Bookkeeping Skills for Business Owners, Managers and Employees 8 weeks Part Time
Budget Forecasting Techniques 10 weeks Part Time
Business Document Design and Financial Service Industry Practices 10 weeks Part Time
Business Income Tax Essentials 3 hours Part Time
Business Performance Management and Internal Control System 16 weeks Part Time
Business Tax and BAS Agent Practices 10 weeks Part Time
Business Tax and Computerised Accounting 10 weeks Part Time
Business Tax Calculations 10 weeks Part Time
Computerised Accounting Skills (MYOB) 10 weeks Part Time
Computerised Bookkeeping (MYOB) 10 weeks Part Time
Design and Produce Business Documents (Workplace Technology) 10 weeks Part Time
Develop Business Documents 10 weeks Part Time
Establish and Maintain a Payroll System 10 weeks Part Time
Financial Calculations 6 weeks Part Time
Financial Planning Module 1 10 weeks Part Time
Financial Planning Module 2 10 weeks Part Time
Financial Planning Module 3 10 weeks Part Time
Financial Planning Module 4 10 weeks Part Time
Financial Planning Module 5 10 weeks Part Time
Financial Reporting 10 weeks Part Time
Financial Service Industry and Workplace Skills 10 weeks Part Time
Financial Services Dip Module 1 10 weeks Part Time
Financial Services Dip Module 2 10 weeks Part Time
Financial Services Dip Module 3 10 weeks Part Time
Financial Services Dip Module 4 10 weeks Part Time
Financial Services IV Module 1 10 weeks Part Time
Financial Services IV Module 2 10 weeks Part Time
Financial Services IV Module 3 10 weeks Part Time
Financial Services IV Module 4 10 weeks Part Time
Financial Services IV Module 5 10 weeks Part Time
Financial Services Skills 5 weeks Part Time
How to Minimise your Business Income Tax 3 hours Part Time
Income Tax Principles and Practice 16 weeks Part Time
Job Skills for University Students and Graduates 8 weeks Part Time
Manage Budgets and Forecasts 10 weeks Part Time
Management Accounting 10 weeks Part Time
Management Accounting - Advanced 10 weeks Part Time
Management Accounting Analysis 10 weeks Part Time
Management Accounting Applications 10 weeks Part Time
MYOB Advanced - Setup and Operate Computer Accounting System 10 weeks Part Time
MYOB Essentials Training 8 hours Part Time
Prepare Business Activity Statement 10 weeks Part Time
Prepare Financial Reports 8 weeks Part Time
Prepare Financial Statements for Partnership 16 weeks Part Time
Principles of Accounting 10 weeks Part Time
Produce Spreadsheets 6 weeks Part Time
Specialised Units 16 weeks Part Time
Tax (Financial) Advisers Registration - Apply Legal Principles in Commercial Law When Providing Tax (Financial) Advice Services (FNSTPB507) 16 weeks Part Time
Tax (Financial) Advisers Registration - Apply Taxation Requirements When Providing Tax (Financial) Advice Services (FNSTPB506) 16 weeks Part Time
Tax (Financial) Advisers Registration - Australian Commercial Law for Tax (Financial) Advisers (TAFESA/TPB10) 16 weeks Part Time
Tax (Financial) Advisers Registration - Australian Commercial Law I 16 weeks Part Time
Tax (Financial) Advisers Registration - Australian Commercial Law II 16 weeks Part Time
Tax (Financial) Advisers Registration - Australian Commercial Law III 16 weeks Part Time
Tax (Financial) Advisers Registration - Australian Taxation Law for Tax (Financial) Advisers (TAFESA/TPB11) 16 weeks Part Time
Tax (Financial) Advisers Registration - Australian Taxation Law I 16 weeks Part Time
Tax (Financial) Advisers Registration - Australian Taxation Law II 16 weeks Part Time
Tax (Financial) Advisers Registration - Tax Agent Services Act 2009 (TASA) Including the Code of Professional Conduct (TPB TAX 4) 2 weeks Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Apply Legal Principles in Corporation Law Matters (BSBLEG513A) 16 weeks Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Apply Legal Principles in Corporations and Trusts Law (FNSTPB501A) 16 weeks Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Apply Legal Principles in Property Law Matters (BSBLEG512A) 16 weeks Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Australian Commercial Law I 16 weeks Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Australian Commercial Law II (TAFESA TPB TAX 4) 16 weeks Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Australian Commercial Law III (TAFESA TPB TAX 5) 16 weeks Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Australian Taxation Law I (TAFESA TPB TAX 1) 16 weeks Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Australian Taxation Law II (TAFESA TPB TAX 2) 16 weeks Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Basic Accountancy Principles for Tax Agents 16 weeks Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Implement Tax Plans and Evaluate Tax Compliance (FNSACC603A) 16 weeks Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Make Decisions in a Legal Context (FNSACC403B) 16 weeks Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Monitor Corporate Governance Activities (FNSACC604A) 16 weeks Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Prepare and Administer Compliant Tax Returns for Legal Entities (FNSACC601B) 16 weeks Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Prepare Legally Compliant Tax Returns for Individuals (FNSACC502B) 16 weeks Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Tax Agent Services Act 2009 (TASA) including the Code of Professional Conduct 2 weeks Part Time
Work Skills for Migrants & International Degree Holders 8 weeks Part Time


Course Name   Duration
Accredited Property Management (for a career in Property Managment) 12 weeks Part Time
Fundamentals of Property Investment 28 hours Part Time
Property Development Workshop 15 hours Part Time
Renovating for Profit 9 hours Part Time
Share Investment - Advanced 10 hours Part Time
Share Investment - Intermediate Level 10 hours Part Time
Share Investment - The Basics 6 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Being A Fashion Stylist - Introduction to Fashion Styling 5 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Advanced Social Media 4 hours Part Time
Digital Marketing 1 day Part Time
Savvy Social Media for Professionals 1 day Part Time
Selling Intensive Course - B2B 3 days Part Time

 

Community and Health


Course Name   Duration
Child Safe Environments 6 hours Part Time
Child Safe Environments - Update Training 3 hours Part Time
Flourishing Babies and Toddlers Minds 2016 Conference 3 hours Part Time
Marte Meo Orientation 2 hours Part Time
Marte Meo Practitioner Training 6 days Part Time
Natural Play and Sustainability 1 day Part Time
Programming with Zest Boot Camp 2 days Part Time
Sharing Maths with Young Children 2 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) 3 hours Part Time
Provide First Aid 1 day Part Time

Course Name   Duration
An Introduction to Art Therapy 3 hours Part Time
Wellbeing and Resilience 70 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Mental Health First Aid 12 hours Part Time

 

Education and Languages


Course Name   Duration
Advanced English: Speaking and Listening 8 weeks Part Time
Advanced Grammar 8 weeks Part Time
Advanced Writing Skills (Stage 1) 8 weeks Part Time
Advanced Writing Skills (Stage 2) Academic 24 hours Part Time
Advanced Writing Skills (Stage 2) Business 24 hours Part Time
Preparation for ISLPR 5 hours Part Time
Preparing for IELTS 8 weeks Part Time
Preparing for Job Interviews 3 weeks Part Time
Preparing for Occupational English Test (OET) 8 weeks Part Time



Course Name   Duration
Address Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills - TAELLN411 - Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Address Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills - TAELLN411 - Materials 6 months Part Time
Address Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills - TAELLN411 - Materials & Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Assess competence - TAEASS402B - Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Assess competence - TAEASS402B - Materials 6 months Part Time
Assess competence - TAEASS402B - Materials & Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Design and develop learning programs - TAEDES401A - Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Design and develop learning programs - TAEDES401A - Materials 6 months Part Time
Design and develop learning programs - TAEDES401A - Materials & Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Make a presentation - BSBCMM401A - Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Make a presentation - BSBCMM401A - Materials 6 months Part Time
Make a presentation - BSBCMM401A - Materials & Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Accredited Courses 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Adult Learning 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - An Overview of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Assessment Requirements 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Basic Presentation Skills 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Closing Out an Assessment Event 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Competency Based Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Contexualising a Qualification 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Deconstructing a Qualification 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Deconstructing a Unit of Competency 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Delivery Modes and Methods 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Dimensions of Competency 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Evaluating the Effectiveness of Your Delivery 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Face to Face Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Foundation Skills and Trigger Words 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Have I got the right qualification? 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Health, Safety & Wellbeing 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - How to Avoid Under or Over Assessing 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - How to Determine the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Levels of a Learner 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - How to Determine the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Levels of a Unit of Competency 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Making an Assessment Judgement 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Methods of Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Organisational Legal and Ethical Considerations 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Overview of Validation 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Preparing the Candidate for Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Process of Validation 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Reasonable Adjustment 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Rules of Evidence 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Sequencing Delivery 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Stages of Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Standards for RTOs 2015 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Step to Successfully Conduct an RPL Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Supporting Your Learners Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Needs 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Sustainability in Units of Competency 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - The 5 Core Skills 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - The Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - The Australian Vocational Education system 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - The Companion Volume 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - The Industry Skill Councils (ISC) 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - The Roles of the Assessor and Candidate in RPL 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Training Needs Analysis (TNA) 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Training Package Changes 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Training Packages 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Types of Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Using training.gov.au 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Validation versus Moderation 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Verbal Questions 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - What is Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN)? 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Why is Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) so important? 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Written Questions 8 weeks Part Time
Non-Accredited Training - Your Role as a Trainer and Assessor in Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) 8 weeks Part Time
Participate in assessment validation - TAEASS403B - Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Participate in assessment validation - TAEASS403B - Materials 6 months Part Time
Participate in assessment validation - TAEASS403B - Materials & Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Plan assessment activities and processes - TAEASS401B - Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Plan assessment activities and processes - TAEASS401B - Materials 6 months Part Time
Plan assessment activities and processes - TAEASS401B - Materials & Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning - TAEDEL401A - Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning - TAEDEL401A - Materials 6 months Part Time
Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning - TAEDEL401A - Materials & Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace - TAEDEL402A - Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace - TAEDEL402A - Materials 6 weeks Part Time
Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace - TAEDEL402A - Materials & Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Provide work skill instruction - TAEDEL301A - Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Provide work skill instruction - TAEDEL301A - Materials 6 months Part Time
Provide work skill instruction - TAEDEL301A - Materials & Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs - TAEDES402A - Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs - TAEDES402A - Materials 6 weeks Part Time
Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs - TAEDES402A - Materials & Assessment 8 weeks Part Time
 

Electrical and Electronics

 

Engineering and Transport


Course Name   Duration
Basic Spray Painting 10 weeks Part Time
Inspect and Repair Engine Forced Induction Systems 5 weeks Part Time



Course Name   Duration
Flange Management 8 hours Full Time

Course Name   Duration
Safety Essentials for Oil and Gas 3 days Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Conduct Civil Construction Skid Steer Loader Operations 3 days Part Time
Conduct Wheel Loader Operations 3 days Part Time
Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck 3 days Part Time
Work Zone Traffic Management 2 days Part Time
 

Food and Beverage


Course Name   Duration
Cake Decorating for Beginners 4 weeks Part Time
Cake Toppers and Figurines 4 weeks Part Time
European Christmas Bread 4 hours Part Time
French & Italian Macaroons 3 hours Part Time
French Dessert Delicacies 3 hours Part Time
French Pastries - Entremets 1 week Part Time
French Pastries & Tarts 1 week Part Time
French Viennoiserie - Breakfast Pastries 4 hours Part Time
Made in Italy 4 hours Part Time
New Age & Ancient Grains 1 week Part Time
Tarts 2 days Part Time
The Art of Masking 4 weeks Part Time
Viennoiserie 2 1 week Part Time
Warm Winter Pies 3 hours Part Time


Course Name   Duration
Beer Flavours and Styles 4 weeks Part Time
Brittles 1 day Part Time
Fudges 3 hours Part Time
General Certificate in Brewing 10 days Part Time
High Boil Confectionery 3 hours Part Time
Low Boil Confectionery 1 day Part Time
Micro Brewing 4 weeks Full Time
Microbiology for Food Auditors 1 week Part Time
One Day Cheese Making Workshop 1 day Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Advanced Sausage Making 1 day Part Time
Cured and Smoked Products 3 hours Part Time
Kangaroo Harvester Compliance 2 hours Part Time
Sausage Making 3 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Customer Service 4 hours Part Time
Introduction to Wine 2 hours Part Time
Selling and Merchandising Skills 6 hours Part Time
Team Building 4 hours Part Time
Wine Themes 3 hours Part Time
WSET Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits 24 hours Part Time
WSET Level 3 Award in Wine and Spirits 48 hours Part Time
 

Government and Justice


Course Name   Duration
Government - Investigation Module 1 10 weeks Part Time
Government - Investigation Module 2 10 weeks Part Time
Government - Investigation Module 3 10 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Advance Care Directive 3 hours Part Time
Justice of the Peace 1 day Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Police Studies Module 1 12 weeks Part Time
Police Studies Module 2 12 weeks Part Time
Police Studies Module 3 12 weeks Part Time
South Australia Police (SAPOL) Recruitment Tests 1 day Part Time
 

Hair and Beauty

 

Hospitality and Tourism


Course Name   Duration
Café Culture 5 days Part Time
Espresso Coffee Making 18 hours Part Time
Intensive World of Bartending 1 week Part Time
Preparing & Serving Cocktails 3 weeks Part Time
Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) 1 day Part Time
SA Liquor Licensing Laws 1 day Part Time
Wine Appreciation 3 hours Part Time
World of Bartending 30 hours Part Time

 

Information Technology


Course Name   Duration
Advanced Excel 2013 1 day Part Time
Advanced Word 2013 1 day Part Time
Digital Devices for Social Media 3 days Part Time
Home Media Set Up 1 day Part Time
Intermediate Excel 2013 1 day Part Time
Introduction to IaaS within Microsoft Azure 2 days Part Time
Linux Essential For Beginners 1 day Part Time
Microsoft Access - Beginner 1 day Part Time
Outlook 2013 1 day Part Time
Project Management - MS Project 2 days Part Time
Utilising Cloud Services in a Small Business 1 day Part Time
Word, Excel and Outlook 2013 Taster 1 day Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Administering Microsoft Windows Server 2016 2 days Part Time
Administering Windows Server 2012 R2 2 days Full Time
CISCO 1 Network Fundamentals 9 weeks Part Time
CISCO 2 Routing & Switching Essentials 9 weeks Part Time
Cyber Security for Home and Small Business 1 day Part Time
Introduction to IaaS within AWS 2 days Part Time
Microsoft Access - Advanced 1 day Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Android Application Development 3 days Part Time
ASP.NET MVC 4.0 3 days Part Time
Intermediate Java Skills - Swing, Collections and JDBC 3 days Part Time
Introduction to C# Programming 2 days Part Time
Introduction to MySQL 3 days Part Time
iOS Application Development 2 days Part Time
Java EE Programming 3 days Part Time
Java SE Programming Basics 3 days Part Time
PHP Programming 3 days Part Time
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Programming 3 days Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Building a Website - Introduction to HTML5 and CSS3 3 days Part Time
Creating a Business Website 1 day Part Time
Search Engine Optimisation 2 days Part Time

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