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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.

Offered at our campuses, online, and within community facilities, short courses are a great way to try something new. Use the search tool below to see what’s available in your area.

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435 Short Courses

 

Agriculture and Science

 

Arts and Design


Course Name   Duration
Fashion: Sew Your Own Fashion 8 weeks Part Time
Introduction to Advanced Pattern Making 8 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Creative Floral Gifts 6 weeks Part Time
DIY Boho Wedding Flowers 6 weeks Part Time
Table Centre Pieces for all Occasions 6 weeks 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
Discovering Acting - Term 4 8 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Photography: Digital Photography Editing 6 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Ceramics: Wheel Throwing Beginners 8 weeks Part Time
Ceramics: Wheel Throwing Intermediate 8 weeks Part Time
Jewellery: Advanced Jewellery Making-Set It 6 weeks Part Time
Jewellery: Introduction to Jewellery Making 6 weeks Part Time
Painting: Watercolour Intensive 6 weeks Part Time
Painting: Watercolour Intensive Workshop 6 weeks Part Time
Printing: Screen Printing 6 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Manage a Writing Business 3 months Part Time
Promote your Writing (Make a Presentation) 3 months Part Time
 

Building and Furnishing

 

Business and Marketing


Course Name   Duration
Administration and Calculation Skills 8 weeks Part Time
Advanced Excel - Develop and Use Complex Spreadsheets 10 weeks Part Time
Advanced Financial Reporting 10 weeks Part Time
Advanced Management Accounting Applications 16 weeks Part Time
Advanced Spreadsheet Applications for Business Owners/Managers 3 weeks Part Time
Apply Legal Principles in Property Law - FNSTPB505 (Tax Agent Registration) 16 weeks 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
Australian Commercial Law I - TAFESA TPB TAX3 (Tax Agent Registration) 16 weeks Part Time
Australian Commercial Law II - TAFESA TPB TAX4 (Tax Agent Registration) 16 weeks Part Time
Australian Commercial Law III - TAFESA TPB TAX5 (Tax Agent Registration) 16 weeks Part Time
Australian Taxation Law I - TAFESA TPB TAX1 (Tax Agent Registration) 16 weeks Part Time
Australian Taxation Law II - TAFESA TPB TAX2 (Tax Agent Registration) 16 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 Skills 10 weeks Part Time
Basic Accountancy Principles for Tax Agents - TAFESA TPB 12 (Tax Agent Registration) 16 weeks Part Time
Bookkeeping Essentials for Job Seekers 8 weeks Part Time
Bookkeeping Practices 6 weeks Part Time
Bookkeeping Skills for Business Owners, Managers and Employees 8 weeks Part Time
Budget Forecasting Techniques 10 weeks Part Time
Business Income Tax Essentials 3 hours Part Time
Business Performance Management 12 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 8 weeks Part Time
Computerised Accounting Skills (MYOB) 10 weeks Part Time
Corporate Governance 12 weeks Part Time
Credit Management 10 weeks Part Time
Customer Service Management 10 weeks Part Time
Develop Business Documents 10 weeks Part Time
Develop Complex Business Documents 12 weeks Part Time
Develop Customer Service Skills 8 weeks Part Time
Develop Financial Plans 10 weeks Part Time
Economic Principles 12 weeks Part Time
Establish, Develop and Manage Client Relations 10 weeks Part Time
Everyday Bookkeeping with MYOB 5 weeks Part Time
Financial Calculations and Spreadsheets 4 weeks Part Time
Financial Markets 10 weeks Part Time
Financial Reporting 6 weeks Part Time
Financial Services Skills 8 weeks Part Time
Financial Statistics 12 weeks Part Time
How to Minimise your Business Income Tax 3 hours Part Time
Intermediate Financial Services 8 weeks Part Time
Internal Control System 12 weeks Part Time
Job Costing 8 weeks Part Time
Job Skills for University Students and Graduates 8 weeks Part Time
Manage Budgets and Forecasts 12 weeks Part Time
Manage People and Business Operations 10 weeks Part Time
Management Accounting 12 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 and Administer Tax Documentation for Legal Entities 16 weeks Part Time
Prepare Financial Reports 9 weeks Part Time
Prepare Operational Budgets 8 weeks Part Time
Prepare Tax Documentation for Individuals 16 weeks Part Time
Principles of Accounting 12 weeks Part Time
Professional Practice and Financial Calculations 10 weeks Part Time
Professional Practice and Office Skills 10 weeks Part Time
Professional Practice and Spreadsheet Applications 10 weeks Part Time
Provide Financial Advice 10 weeks Part Time
Provide Financial Advice and Customer Relationships 6 weeks Part Time
Research and Advice on Financial Planning 10 weeks Part Time
Selling Financial Products 10 weeks Part Time
Selling Techniques and Customer Relationships 10 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 Taxation Law for Tax (Financial) Advisers (TAFESA/TPB11) 16 weeks Part Time
Tax (Financial) Advisers Registration - Tax Agent Services Act 2009 (TASA) Including the Code of Professional Conduct (TPB TAX4) 2 weeks Part Time
Tax Agent Services Act 2009 (TASA) including the Code of Professional Conduct - TPB TAX4 (Tax Agent, BAS Agent and Tax [Financial] Adviser Registration) 2 weeks Part Time
Work Skills for Migrants & International Degree Holders 8 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
A Guide to Starting a New Business 3 hours Part Time
Apply Basic Concepts of Sustainability 8 weeks Part Time
Contractor's Licensing Unit - Establish Legal and Risk Management Requirements for Small Business 15 hours Part Time
Contractor's Licensing Unit - Plan Small Business Finances 15 hours Part Time
Design and Produce Professional Organisational Documents 1 day Part Time
Develop and Apply Principles of Sustainable Production and Consumption 8 weeks Part Time
Develop and Implement a Program to Support Behaviour Change for a Sustainability Initiative 8 weeks Part Time
Hands On Reception 1 day Part Time
Implement Good Customer Service Strategies 3 hours Part Time
Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy - Skills Testing 1 hour Part Time
Managing Customer Behaviour 3 hours Part Time
Medical Terminology for Admin Staff 1 day Part Time
MYOB for Business - Advanced 3 hours Part Time
MYOB for Business - Beginners 1 day Part Time
MYOB for Business - Intermediate 1 day Part Time
MYOB for Business - Payroll 1 day Part Time
Prepare an Effective Cover Letter 3 hours Part Time
Prepare an Effective CV 3 hours Part Time
Prepare Effective Report and Briefing Papers 3 hours Part Time
Preparing a Public Sector Job Application 1 day Part Time
PRINCE2 Foundation + Exam 12 months Part Time
PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner + Exams + Manual 12 months Part Time
Produce Professional Documents using Microsoft Office 8 weeks Part Time
Produce Professional Documents using PowerPoint 4 weeks Part Time
Produce Professional Documents using Spreadsheets 8 weeks Part Time
Project Scoping - Fundamentals 12 hours Part Time
Team Building for Administrators 1 day Part Time
Work With Diverse People 1 day Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Property Development Workshop 15 hours Part Time
Renovating for Profit 9 hours Part Time
Share Investment - Advanced 10 hours 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

 

Community and Health



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 21 hours Part Time
Wellbeing and Resilience Forum 1 day Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 2 days Part Time
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 8 weeks Part Time
Intermediate Grammar 5 weeks Part Time
Preparation for ISLPR 5 hours Part Time
Preparing for IELTS 8 weeks Part Time
Preparing for Occupational English Test (OET) 8 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Basic French 1 20 hours Part Time
Basic Italian 1 20 hours Part Time
Basic Japanese 1 20 hours Part Time
Basic Spanish 1 20 hours Part Time
NAATI Interpreting Preparatory Course 8 weeks Part Time
NAATI Translating Preparatory Course 7 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
Advanced Spray Painting 9 weeks Part Time
Basic Spray Painting 9 weeks Part Time
Service and Repair Automotive Air-Conditioning 8 days Part Time
Test Engines Using A Dynamometer 8 weeks 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 2 days Part Time
Work Zone Traffic Management 2 days Part Time
 

Food and Beverage


Course Name   Duration
Artisan Baking - French 1 week Part Time
Artisan Baking - Sourdough 1 week Part Time
European Christmas Bread 4 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
New Age & Ancient Grains 1 week Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Contemporary Fusion Food 3 hours Part Time
Creating Tapas Delights 3 hours Part Time
Curry World - Session 1 3 hours Part Time
Curry World - Session 2 3 hours Part Time
Enhancing your Cookery Skills and Nutrition Knowledge in Aged Care 13 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Brittles 1 day Part Time
Fudges 3 hours Part Time
General Certificate in Brewing 10 days 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

Course Name   Duration
WSET Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits 24 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
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
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 Word 2013 1 day Part Time
Basic Access 2013 1 day Part Time
Basic Excel 2013 1 day Part Time
Basic Word 2013 1 day Part Time
Create and Use Databases - MS Access 4 weeks Part Time
Home Media Set Up 1 day Part Time
Intermediate Access 2013 1 day Part Time
Intermediate Excel 2013 1 day Part Time
Intermediate Word 2013 1 day Part Time
Linux Essential For Beginners 1 day Part Time
Microsoft Access - Beginner 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
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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