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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.

Courses are held at different times, with many outside working hours, making it easy to study at a time and place that suits you. Search now!

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475 Short Courses

 

Agriculture and Science

 

Arts and Design


Course Name   Duration
Being A Fashion Stylist - Introduction to Fashion Styling 5 weeks Part Time
Corsetry 3 days Part Time
Fashion Illustration 3 days Part Time
Fashion Illustration 4 days Part Time
Introduction to Embroidery 4 days Part Time
Introduction to Fashion Buying 5 weeks Part Time
Pattern Making for Beginners 5 weeks Part Time
Sewing Your Own Fashion 8 weeks Part Time
Technical Hand Embroidery 3 days Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Digital Video Production 21 hours Part Time
Introduction to Blender Open Source 3D Software 1 day Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Creative Floral Gifts 6 weeks Part Time
DIY Wedding Flowers 6 weeks Part Time
Fun with Flowers 6 weeks Part Time
Table Centre Pieces for all Occasions 6 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
(How to Design) Guerrilla Marketing 18 hours Part Time
Creative Thinking (In Design) 18 hours Part Time
Designing Infographics 18 hours Part Time
Introduction to Graphic Design 8 weeks Part Time
Lino Printing 6 weeks Part Time
Magazine Layout - Interactive PDF 18 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Acting – The Next Stage 6 weeks Part Time
Introduction to Acting 6 weeks Part Time
Introduction to Screen Acting 6 weeks Part Time
Project & Protect Your Voice 5 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
An Introduction to Composition - Tips and Tricks to Achieve the Best Image 1 day Part Time
Basic Photo Editing 3 weeks Part Time
Basic Photoshop 5 weeks Part Time
Introduction to Lightroom 3 weeks Part Time
Iphoneography 4 hours Part Time
Learn How To Create Photobooks 2 days Part Time
Learning the Basics of Your DSLR Camera 1 day Part Time
Location Portraits Using A Reflector 1 day Part Time
Photographic Portraiture 6 weeks Part Time
Slow Shutter Speeds - Beach Photography 1 day Part Time
Using a DSLR Camera 8 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
ConNECKt: Intermediate Jewellery Making 6 weeks Part Time
Embellish Clothing with Beads and Sequins 3 days Part Time
Experimental Drawing 6 weeks Part Time
Introduction to Jewellery Making 6 weeks Part Time
Painting Outdoors 2 days Part Time
Screen Printing 6 weeks Part Time
Secondary Teacher Development - Art Practices & Principles 6 weeks Part Time
Watercolour Painting Workshops 6 weeks Part Time
Wheel Throwing 8 weeks Part Time
Wheel Throwing - Intermediate 8 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Biography Writing 6 months Part Time
Corporate Writing 3 months Part Time
Creative Writing 6 months Part Time
Editing Techniques 6 months Part Time
Fantasy Writing 101 6 months Part Time
Freelance Journalism 6 months Part Time
From Fact to Fiction 2 weeks Part Time
Historical Stories 6 months Part Time
Technical Writing 6 months Part Time
World of Publishing 6 months Part Time
Writing as a Business 1 day Part Time
Writing Effective Ministerial Briefings & Cabinet Submissions 6 months Part Time
Writing for Love and Money 3 weeks Part Time
Writing for Performance 6 months Part Time
Writing Grant Applications 6 months Part Time
Writing Stories for Children & Young Adults 6 months Part Time
 

Building and Furnishing

 

Business and Marketing


Course Name   Duration
Accounting and Finance Job Skills for University Students and Graduates 13 weeks Part Time
Accounting and Finance Work Skills for Migrants & International Degree Holders 13 weeks Part Time
Advanced Bookkeeping 7 weeks Part Time
Advanced Excel - Develop and Use Complex Spreadsheets 10 weeks Part Time
Advanced MYOB - Setup and Operate Computer Accounting System 10 weeks Part Time
Advanced Spreadsheet Applications for Business Owners/Managers 3 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
BAS Agent Registration - Carry out Business Activity and Instalment Statement Tasks 40 hours Part Time
BAS Agent Registration - Establish and Maintain a Payroll System 30 hours Part Time
BAS Agent Registration - GST/BAS Taxation Principles 80 hours Part Time
Basic Bookkeeping 8 weeks Part Time
Budgeting Techniques for Business Owners/Managers 3 weeks Part Time
Business Tax Calculations 50 hours Part Time
Business Tax Deductions Techniques for Business Owners/Managers 3 weeks Part Time
Design and Produce Business Documents (Workplace Technology) 10 weeks Part Time
Establish and Maintain a Payroll System 10 weeks Part Time
Excel 2013 for Beginners in Business 1 day Part Time
Extend Your Skills in Excel 2013 for Business 1 day Part Time
Extend Your Skills in MYOB 1 day Part Time
Financial Calculations 10 weeks Part Time
Manage Accounts and Ledgers 8 weeks Part Time
Manage Budgets and Forecasts (Operational Budget) 10 weeks Part Time
Manage Financial Transactions and Reports 10 weeks Part Time
Management Accounting 10 weeks Part Time
MYOB For Small Business 8 weeks Part Time
MYOB Intermediate 5 weeks Part Time
MYOB Introduction 3 weeks Part Time
MYOB Payroll 4 weeks Part Time
Prepare Business Activity Statement 10 weeks Part Time
Produce Financial Reports 10 weeks Part Time
Public Sector PD - Advanced Excel Skills 5 weeks Part Time
Public Sector PD - Financial Calculation Skills 5 weeks Part Time
Public Sector PD - Intermediate Excel Skills 5 weeks Part Time
Public Sector PD - Manage Budgets and Forecasts 10 weeks Part Time
Stage 1 - Work Skills Training for Job Seekers and Unemployed 4 weeks Part Time
Stage 2 - Work Skills Training for Job Seekers and Unemployed 4 weeks Part Time
Stage 3 - Work Skills Training for Job Seekers and Unemployed 4 weeks Part Time
Stage 4 - Work Skills Training for Job Seekers and Unemployed 4 weeks Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Apply Legal Principles in Commercial and Property Law 80 hours Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Apply Legal Principles in Corporation Law Matters 80 hours Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Apply Legal Principles in Corporations and Trusts Law 80 hours Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Apply Legal Principles in Property Law Matters 60 hours Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Australian Commercial Law I 80 hours Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Australian Commercial Law II 80 hours Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Australian Commercial Law III 80 hours Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Australian Taxation Law I 80 hours Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Australian Taxation Law II 80 hours Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Implement Tax Plans and Evaluate Tax Compliance 80 hours Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Make Decisions in a Legal Context 80 hours Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Monitor Corporate Governance Activities 80 hours Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Prepare and Administer Compliant Tax Returns for Legal Entities 80 hours Part Time
Tax Agent Registration - Prepare Legally Compliant Tax Returns for Individuals 80 hours Part Time
Tax Agent Services Act 2009 (TASA) including the Code of Professional Conduct 15 hours Part Time
Tax Practitioner Board Courses - Online Supervised Assessment 3 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Apply Basic Concepts of Sustainability 60 hours Part Time
Business Computing for Beginners 1 day Part Time
Contractor's Licensing Unit - Establish Legal and Risk Management Requirements for Small Business 60 hours Part Time
Contractor's Licensing Unit - Plan Small Business Finances 50 hours Part Time
Design and Produce Professional Organisational Documents 1 day Part Time
Develop a Business Plan for Sustainable Business Practice 60 hours Part Time
Develop and Apply Principles of Sustainable Production and Consumption 60 hours Part Time
Develop and Implement a Program to Support Behaviour Change for a Sustainability Initiative 60 hours Part Time
Fundamentals of Project Management 2 days Part Time
Implementing Good Customer Service Strategies 1 day Part Time
Keyboarding Speed & Accuracy Test 1 hour Part Time
Manage Customer Complaints 6 weeks Part Time
Manage Personal Work Priorities and Development 6 weeks Part Time
Managing A Community Based Project 3 hours Part Time
Market the Small Business 5 weeks Part Time
Medical Terminology for Admin Staff 1 day Part Time
Planning and Organising Effective Meetings 1 day Part Time
Planning and Organising Effective Minute Taking 1 day Part Time
Preparing an Effective CV 1 day Part Time
Public Sector PD - Deliver and Monitor a Service to Customers 5 weeks Part Time
Public Sector PD - Manage Organisational Change Effectively 10 weeks Part Time
Public Sector PD - Microsoft Office Skills 10 weeks Part Time
Public Sector PD - Work Effectively in a Team Environment 5 weeks Part Time
Public Sector PD - Write Simple Documents 5 weeks Part Time
Understanding People At Work 6 hours Part Time
Word 2013 for Beginners in Business 1 day Part Time
Word, Excel and Outlook 2013 Taster for Business 1 day Part Time
Working With Difficult Customers 1 day Part Time
Writing Successful Grant Applications 3 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Accredited Property Management (for a career in Property Management) 17 hours Part Time
Fundamentals of Property Investment 18 hours Part Time
Fundamentals of Share Investment 10 hours Part Time
Property Development Workshop 12 hours Part Time
Property Investment - Field Trip 6 hours Part Time
Renovating for Profit 9 hours Part Time
Share Investment - Options and Warrants 10 hours Part Time


Course Name   Duration
Advanced Social Media 4 hours Part Time
Customer Service Premium 2015 1 day Part Time
Digital Marketing 1 day Part Time
Manage Change 1 day Part Time
Marketing Essentials Workshop 2 days Part Time
Marketing Plan Essentials 1 day Part Time
Public Relations 2 days Part Time
Risk Management Essentials 1 day Part Time
Selling Intensive Course - B2B 3 days Part Time
Social Media Intensive 2 days Part Time
Understanding Your Customer 2 days Part Time

 

Community and Health



Course Name   Duration
Counselling Skills - 1 Day Workshop 1 day Part Time
Counselling Skills - 2 Day Workshop 2 days Full Time
Counselling Skills - 4 Day Workshop 4 days Part Time
Counselling Theories 160 hours Part Time
Financial Literacy Education 3 days Part Time
Innovation & Change 3 days Part Time
Leading With Questions 1 day Part Time
Manage Risk 1 day Part Time
Manage the Finances, Accounts and Resources of an Organisation 2 days Part Time
Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) 1 day Part Time
Provide First Aid 8 hours Part Time
Recruit and Coordinate Volunteers 3 days Part Time
Using Archetypes for Problem Solving 1 day Part Time

Course Name   Duration
5 Secrets to Problem Solving - Part 1 1 day Part Time
5 Secrets to Problem Solving - Part 2 1 day Part Time
Resilient Lining Materials 1 day Part Time
The Art of Full Denture Construction 1 day Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Gain New Skills for a Healthier Lifestyle 4 weeks Part Time
Occupational Therapy Support 3 days Part Time
Physiotherapy Support 3 days Part Time
Speech Therapy Support 3 days Part Time
Wellbeing and Resilience 70 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Mental Health First Aid 12 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Cardiac Nursing Course 8 weeks Part Time
Contribute to the Care of Mother's and Babies 1 day Part Time
IV Cannulation 4 hours Full Time
IV Cannulation & Perform Blood Collection 1 day Part Time
IV Medications 2 days Part Time
Perform Blood Collection 4 hours Part Time
Venepuncture & Specimen Collection 6 weeks Part Time
 

Education and Languages


Course Name   Duration
Advanced English: Speaking and Listening 8 weeks Part Time
Advanced Writing Skills 22 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Advanced Japanese 2 80 hours Part Time
Advanced Mandarin 2 80 hours Part Time
Basic French 1 20 hours Part Time
Basic German 1 20 hours Part Time
Basic Italian 1 20 hours Part Time
Basic Italian 2 20 hours Part Time
Basic Japanese 1 20 hours Part Time
Basic Japanese 2 20 hours Part Time
Basic Japanese 4 20 hours Part Time
Basic Mandarin 1 20 hours Part Time
Basic Mandarin 2 20 hours Part Time
Basic Mandarin 3 20 hours Part Time
Basic Mandarin 4 20 hours Part Time
Basic Spanish 1 20 hours Part Time
Basic Spanish 2 20 hours Part Time
Basic Vietnamese 1 20 hours Part Time
Intermediate Japanese 2 20 hours Part Time
Intermediate Mandarin 1 20 hours Part Time
Intermediate Mandarin 2 20 hours Part Time
NAATI Interpreting Preparatory Course 8 weeks Part Time
NAATI Translating Preparatory Course 7 weeks Part Time
Working with Interpreters 4 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Armed Forces Entry Preparation 6 weeks Part Time
Job Ready 6 weeks Part Time
STAT Prep 3 weeks Part Time
STEP 22 weeks Part Time
Trade Pathways Program 18 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Personal Safety for Women 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
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 Motorsport Preparation 6 weeks Part Time
Basic Spray Painting 30 hours Part Time
Custom Painting - Air Brush Techniques 10 weeks Part Time
Introduction to Oscillscopes for Automotive Diagnostics 3 weeks Part Time
Motorcycle Maintenance 4 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Advanced 2D AutoCAD 60 days Part Time
Basic 2D AutoCAD 80 days Part Time


Course Name   Duration
In-Service Pressure Vessel 18 months Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Enter and Work in Confined Spaces 2 days Part Time
Perform Dogging 40 hours Part Time
Work Safely at Heights 1 day Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Conduct Civil Construction Skid Steer Loader Operations 3 days Part Time
Conduct Front End Loader Operations 3 days Part Time
Conduct Wheel Loader Operations 3 days Part Time
Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck 3 days Part Time
 

Food and Beverage


Course Name   Duration
Baked in Italy 1 day Part Time
Bread & Viennoiserie Masterclass for Industry/Professionals 5 hours Part Time
Bread and Viennoiserie Masterclass No 1 3 hours Part Time
Breads of France 1 day Part Time
Cake Making and Decoration 3 days Part Time
Easter Means Chocolate! 3 hours Part Time
French Viennoiserie - All things great in Vienna 3 hours Part Time
Introduction To Petit Gateau 2 days Part Time
Macaron Madness 2 days Part Time
Macaroons 1 day Part Time
Modern Eclairs 2 days Part Time
The Art of Cake Decorating 4 weeks Part Time
Working with Sourdough 1 day Part Time

Course Name   Duration
A Discovery of Spanish Cuisine 1 day Part Time
Asian Cooking 4 hours Part Time
Basic Thai Cooking 4 hours Part Time
Calling All Sushi Lovers 4 hours Part Time
Cooking Healthy for Early Childhood 4 hours Part Time
Curry Creations 3 hours Part Time
Food Culture Experience - Korean Cuisine 1 day Part Time
Moroccan Senses 4 hours Part Time
Pt Lincoln - Kids Kitchen - Growing Gourmets 3 hours Part Time
Pt Lincoln - Kids Kitchen - Master Class 7 hours Part Time
Tapas & Antipasto 4 hours Part Time
The Kids Kitchen - Budding Chefs 3 hours Part Time
The Kids Kitchen - Growing Gourmets 3 hours Part Time
The Kids Kitchen - Kinder Cooks 3 hours Part Time
The Kids Kitchen - Master Class 5 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Affinage 1 day Part Time
Artisan Cheese Making - Blue Cheese 3 days Part Time
Artisan Cheese Making - Cheddar & related varieties 3 days Part Time
Artisan Cheese Making - Non-Bovine Milk Cheese 3 days Part Time
Artisan Cheese Making - Soft Ripened Cheese 3 days Part Time
Beer Flavour Training 4 days Part Time
Brittles 1 day Part Time
Cheese Defects and Troubleshooting 1 day Part Time
Cheese Quality 1 day Part Time
Cheese Sensory & Grading 1 day Part Time
Cheesemonger / Fromager 5 days Part Time
Essential Dairy Principles 1 day Part Time
Food Microbiological Techniques 2 weeks Part Time
Food Safety for Dairy Foods Production 1 day Part Time
Fudges 1 day Part Time
High Boil Confectionery 1 day Part Time
Introduction to Dairy Science 3 days Part Time
Low Boil Confectionery 1 day Part Time
Mash Brewing 6 days Part Time
Micro Brewing 2 weeks Full Time
One Day Cheese Making Workshop 1 day Part Time
Running an Artisan Cheese Business 3 days Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Advanced Sausage Making for the Home Cook 1 day Part Time
Kangaroo Harvester Compliance 2 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
WSET Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits 8 weeks Part Time
WSET Level 3 Award in Wine and Spirits 48 hours Part Time
 

Government and Justice


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


Course Name   Duration
Apply Nail Art 14 hours Part Time
Apply Ultraviolet Gel Nails Enhancements 30 hours Part Time
Design and Apply Make-Up 40 hours Part Time
Design and Apply Makeup for Photography 32 hours Part Time
Eyelash Perming 3 hours Full Time
Getting started with Aromatherapy Massage 2 days Full Time
Getting started with Body Massage 3 days Full Time
Massage for Babies 4 hours Full Time
Perform Body Massage 42 hours Part Time
Perform Female Intimate Waxing Treatments 21 hours Part Time
Perform Waxing Treatment 85 hours Part Time
Provide Manicure and Pedicare Services 30 hours Part Time
Threading - Hair Removal 14 hours Full Time
Use Electric File Equipment for Nails 6 weeks Part Time

 

Hospitality and Tourism


Course Name   Duration
Café Culture 1 week Part Time
Cocktails for Fun 6 hours 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 - An Introduction to the Wonderful World of Wine 1 day Part Time
World of Bartending 30 hours Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Cleaning Techniques and Equipment 1 day Part Time
Customer Service/Town Ambassador 2 days Part Time
Introduction to RMS9 1 day Part Time
Prepare, Present and Perform 2 days Part Time
Process Reservations using RMS9 1 day Part Time
 

Information Technology


Course Name   Duration
Advanced Microsoft Excel 1 day Part Time
Advanced Microsoft Word 1 day Part Time
Basic Microsoft Access 1 day Part Time
Basic Microsoft Excel 1 day Part Time
Basic Microsoft Word 1 day Part Time
Cyber Safety 3 weeks Part Time
Photoshop Advanced CS6 5 weeks Part Time
Photoshop Essentials CS6 5 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
CISCO 1 Network Fundamentals 10 weeks Part Time
CISCO 2 Routing & Switching Essentials 10 weeks Part Time
CISCO 3 Scaling Networks 10 weeks Part Time
CISCO 4 Connecting Networks 10 weeks Part Time
IT Essentials (Hardware & Software) 10 weeks Part Time

Course Name   Duration
Introduction to HTML5 and CSS3 3 weeks Part Time
Introduction to MySQL 3 weeks Part Time
Java EE Programming 3 weeks Part Time
Java SE Programming Basics 3 weeks Part Time
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Programming 3 weeks Part Time
 

Recreation and Fitness


Course Name   Duration
Exercise in Water Instructor 3 days Part Time

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