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Education is a form of investment. it’s a type of asset that nothing or no one can take away from you. So if you want to have better career prospects and financial security in the future, there’s no better time to focus on learning - do it now!

One of the most popular modes of study nowadays is online learning. It promotes convenience and freedom especially if you have important obligations and you’re trying to juggle commitments with work and family. Integrating everything in life can be a tough job and certainly requires a lot of hard work and effort but you don’t have to worry about that when you study online.

Australian College gives you the opportunity to study a wide range of Nationally Recognised and Accredited courses as well as Personal Development courses. There are over 150 online courses to choose from. Once you enrol, you can start studying whenever you are ready, it’s your choice. Your course materials are available to access anytime, anywhere via our virtual campus, Creatine. The best part of this is that you have the option to learn at a pace that suits you. There is absolutely no pressure at all.

Click here to find out why students love Australian College and the positive impact online learning has made in their lives after completing their training.

Download a course brochure to learn more about your chosen online course. If you are undecided, you can also speak to a course advisor to help you identify a course or courses that suit your skills and preferences.

Enrol now to discover the hidden benefits and flexibility of studying online. Take 20% off* your course! *T&Cs Apply.

Some inspiring quotes to live by:

“The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you.”
— B.B. King

“Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.”
— Chinese Proverb

"The key to pursuing excellence is to embrace an organic, long-term learning process, and not to live in a shell of static, safe mediocrity. Usually, growth comes at the expense of previous comfort or safety."
— Josh Waitzkin

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Learning is a process that never ends. It’s a part of our daily routine. All throughout our lives we are continuously learning and developing to be the best version of ourselves. We apply the knowledge and skills we acquire in different ways ultimately for the purpose of one thing - to achieve success.

The Relationship Between Learning & Employment

“The More You Know, the More You Can Grow” - Martin Hilbert

Being competent and specialising in only one skill can give you a high chance of getting employed, however, having the ability to move between various skill sets could definitely move you up the ladder. A wider range of skills definitely pays off in the long run.

The Learning Curve in a Nutshell

Learning Curve is a graphical representation of progress in learning. In the business world, one’s learning curve should be “steep”. This means challenging skills that take a while to learn should be mastered in a short period of time. Improving your Skill Sets profile can make you more likely stand out and make a positive and lasting impression to employers.

Understanding Skill Sets

Have you identified the type of training that you need in order to become more competitive? If you are after industry-specific knowledge, there are a lot of available options to explore and one of them is Skill Sets Training. It’s a simple and cost-effective way in fulfilling industry needs and considered as a stepping stone to further study and work opportunities.

Skills Sets are single or combinations of units of competency from a nationally endorsed training package and are delivered in the form of short courses. Once you finish the course, you will acquire a ‘statement of attainment’.

It’s important to understand that Skill Sets are not qualifications. They are not designed to replace qualifications but they can be considered as an alternative to qualifications in such a way that may help a worker to create a pathway to a nationally recognised qualification. In other words, you have the option to put the skill sets together to complete a full qualification later.

Take a look at the Skills Sets available on our website:

  • Accounting & Finance Faculty
    • Accounts Administration with MYOB Skill Set SOAMYOB
    • FNSSS00004 BAS Agent Registration Skill Set
  • Tourism & Travel
    • SITSS00059 Airfare Construction Skill Set
    • Use a Computerised Reservations or Operations System Skill Set SITCRS
    • Airfares & Ticketing I & II Skill Set SITFT

To get more information about Skill Sets, contact us for a complimentary consultation with our friendly advisors. You may call us on 1300 783 283 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Are you dynamic and driven to succeed? Nothing and no one can stop you if you are determined enough.

Push yourself further - Aspire to Reach Greater Heights! Study a nationally accredited or professional development course, become career-ready and win that job you want. Enrol now and take 20% off* your course.

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In this digital age, Australian College focuses on innovation and progress. We are committed to delivering the best technology possible to our current and future students, that is why Creatine was developed. It’s basically our virtual campus! This makes it a lot easier for students to view course materials such as readings, lectures, practice worksheets and answers, quizzes, course calendars, forums, FAQs, current news, assessment materials and so much more.

It’s a cutting-edge approach to web-based education and a great way to carry out your learning wherever you have access to a computer and the internet. If you're living in a remote location or far from a campus, you will find this online platform extremely useful.
Explore our range of online courses. Enrol Now and have access to a nationally accredited, professional and personal development course without attending a traditional classroom setting and enjoy the flexibility of studying anytime and anywhere you like.

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Knowing what the growth industries are could increase your chances of getting your foot in the door and land a job you really like if you are currently in the process of making decisions about your future.

Based on data from an employment website, these are some industries that have experienced employment growth and are rising the fastest.

Services such as:
  • Childcare & Education Support
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Finance & Business
Sectors that will be the next hot spots of growth:
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Administration & Office Support
The economic and markets outlook in 2018 is very positive and these sectors definitely have massive growth potential over the next two decades. Full-time job employment is also on the rise and will stay that way until 2022.

Start building a strong career foundation. It’s best to develop a proactive approach by constantly improving your talents & seeking more knowledge to be an in-demand candidate for a job. If you are currently employed, consistent personal & professional improvement could give you a higher chance of job security.

Becoming relevant regardless of age and constantly seeking the skills needed to continuously thrive in this ever changing world will give you the greatest advantage over the ones who are not open to growth and development. Consider re-skilling to transfer your existing skills and gain the qualification you need in order to stay ahead of the pack.

This is the best time to start! Find a course to meet your needs in our extensive online course catalogue.

Aspire to Reach Greater Heights! Enrol Now & take 20% off* your course.

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Sports Journalism is certainly never boring. If you start a career in the sports communications field, there is no regular 9 to 5 work structure. It’s not a routine work so no two weeks are completely the same! You can be in the office today and in the field tomorrow. Traveling is also a big part of the job and constantly working outdoors in different weather conditions.

Here are a few tips to break into sports journalism:

  • Find your niche
    Focus on one sport that you are passionate about. Finding out your niche will make a huge difference in the competitive world of sports journalism.
  • Ask the experts
    There are a lot of sports journalists out there that you can reach out to. They have various career experiences that you can learn from and they can give you advice on what route to take.
  • Practice writing
    There are many ways to strengthen your writing skills. Start blogging about sports, contribute to community papers or publications or simply write on your journal. Read articles of your favourite sports writers and observe their writing style to help you develop your own.
  • Get qualified
    A Diploma of Journalism (Sports Journalism and Match Reporting) can surely open a lot of doors of opportunity if you still don’t have one. A qualification will give a competitive edge when applying for a job.
In order for you to develop an awareness of the different forms of sports and an understanding of the current practices and procedures in sports reporting, studying a related course such as Sports Journalism and Match Reporting SPJ can definitely help you succeed as a sports journalist. This course will teach you how to write structured articles, conduct interviews, prepare features, write match reviews and submit your work to editors.

The study mode is completely online so you don’t have to worry about leaving the comfort of your own home or anywhere you choose. Enrol now and take 20% off* your Sports Journalism and Match Reporting course.

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"I think there are more good sportswriters doing more good sportswriting than ever before. But I also believe that the one thing that's largely gone out is what made sport such fertile literary territory - the characters, the tales, the humour, the pain, what Hollywood calls the arc." -Frank Deford
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