Category: Government Funding Scheme

Who is eligible for government funded courses?

Thanks to schemes such as the Victorian government’s Skills First funding (among many others), it’s now possible to enrol in government funded vocational training in Melbourne. And for some courses in high-demand fields, you’ll be able to complete your course for free! Here at Academia, we offer a wide range of government funded courses online. That means eligible domestic students...

Upskill training in Australia during COVID-19 with Academia

Thanks to COVID-19 lockdown, you have more time to think about your career. What’s more, you also have more time to think about your skills, and whether or not they’re up-to-scratch for today’s competitive job market. Given the circumstances, it’s easy to be pessimistic. However, it also presents an opportunity to upskill and train! Are you one of the many...

4 reasons why you should study our aged care courses in Australia

So you’ve decided that aged care is for you. The next step is to equip yourself with all the knowledge and skills needed for you to become a qualified aged care professional. There’s just one question: where should you study? If you’re an international student wondering what your next move should be, we have a suggestion: have you thought about...

The pros and cons of studying a TAFE equivalent course online

Online education is becoming more and more popular amongst students all around the world. And it isn’t just in response to COVID-19, either (though it’s definitely played its part) – while online learning used to be a more secondary way of learning, it’s quickly catching up to its traditional counterpart. Online learning was surging in popularity, even before the pandemic....

Why study aged care in Melbourne for your free TAFE equivalent course?

If you’ve been following this blog (or have simply been doing your homework in anticipation of a career change), you’ve no doubt heard about the Victorian Skills First funding scheme, and how it offers highly-subsidised or free TAFE/Vocational courses in Victoria. If you’ve also determined that you’re eligible for a free TAFE equivalent course, there are just two questions left:...

Want to study childcare in Melbourne? Complete a free TAFE/Vocational course!

Are you planning on transitioning to a new job? Want to make most out of your time while you’re still at home? It’s never too late to learn! Academia’s making it possible to retrain and upskill yourself from the comfort of your own living room. And thanks to Victoria’s Skills First scheme, you can enrol in select TAFE courses for...