Category: Government Funding Scheme

Grow a new career with Academia’s FREE TAFE equivalent courses!

New year, new you – whether it’s personal improvement like taking steps to improve your fitness, a yearning desire to learn another language, or a tangible step on your career trajectory, now’s the time to start making changes. Especially after that monster of a year we just finished! While 2020 may have been tough, for many Victorians, it’s also been...

4 Australian jobs that don’t require a university degree

Mark Zuckerberg. Steve Jobs. Bill Gates. What do all three of these individuals have in common? (Besides the fact that they’re some of the most influential tech geniuses in the world!) Answer: none of them completed a university degree. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with the university pathway – however, that doesn’t mean that you should discount other avenues completely....

Why choose a hospitality management course?

It’s been a rough year, but with 2021 officially begun, Melbourne’s hospitality industry is starting to bounce back. Whether it’s kicking off your culinary career as a cook, taking a shot at that management position or opening your own coffee shop, bakery or restaurant business, hospitality’s a great way to build your career. Here at Academia, we offer a range...

Which government funded courses can be partially studied online?

Online shopping. Food delivery. Zoom meetings. More and more things are moving online – and your education and training aren’t excluded from that list. While life in Melbourne is slowly returning to (almost) normal following COVID, it’s no secret that the trend for going online is quickly increasing. If you’re thinking about starting a course in Melbourne, the first thing...

Skills First funding for retrenched or unemployed Victorian workers

When people talk about 2020 years down the line, they’ll say it was one of those years, where everything changed – in some areas, only temporarily and in others, for good. Case-in-point: just look at all the people who decided to pick up new hobbies, side-gigs or even change careers completely. Of course, for a lot of people it wasn’t...

Every government-funded course available at Academia

If you’ve been looking at your education and training options, then you’re probably aware of the Victorian government’s Skills First program, a scheme designed to simultaneously: Revitalise the state’s TAFE/vocational and training sector Provide workers for high-demand industries Offer more training options for students and trainees It’s ambitious, to be sure – it’s also been a boon to institutions and...

3 ways the rising cost of childcare in Australia affects studying childcare

If you’re excited to begin a career as an early childhood educator, you’re probably doing a lot of reading into things like: Which childcare courses in Melbourne are best for you Career pathways you might be able to explore in the future The current industry outlook And while doing your reading, you’ve probably stumbled upon the fact that the cost...