Category: Training

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...

How do Academia’s online aged care courses work?

Even during lockdown, learning doesn’t stop. Thanks to modern technology, just about anything can be studied online, including aged care courses. There’s just one issue: you’re not quite sure if online learning is for you, especially for an aged care course in Melbourne. Fortunately, if you choose the right (and fully certified) online aged care course you can get a...

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....

Should you study childcare in Australia? Read on to find out!

Did you know? Our English courses aren’t the only option for international students – all of our courses are open to students from overseas! And that includes our childcare courses in Melbourne and Brisbane. With almost 720,000 foreign students in 2019, there’s been a dramatic 11% increase in international students in Australia studying for roles in all sectors, including childcare....

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...

6 reasons studying a childcare course online might be right for you

You’ve finally decided to make use of Victoria’s Skills First funding to complete a free TAFE course. You’ve checked all the courses available, casually flicking through everything that is on offer. As you scroll down, something catches your eye: childcare. Hmmm, childcare… it wasn’t something you were actively thinking about when you resolved to upskill or retrain. And yet, as...