Category: Vocational Training

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...

How to run a family day care centre – and how childcare courses help!

You’ve got a love for children, and a passion for shaping young lives. It’s a no-brainer: a career in childcare might be just what you need. At the same time, you’re fiercely independent, and you love the idea of being your own boss. You like working with others, but you’d prefer to make your own decisions. Guess what? There’s a...

Study aged care online (and for FREE!) with Academia

What’s the biggest hurdle stopping you from taking the next step and retraining? If you’re like most, the answer is probably “money”. Let’s face it, a lot of us simply don’t have the cash needed to go back to school – especially if you’ve got to worry about paying the bills. Luckily for you, the Victorian state government’s Skills First...

Subsidised online TAFE courses: leadership, management & marketing

Many of us have found interesting and new ways to help pass the time during COVID-19 lockdown. For some, it’s getting back into hobbies that we left years ago. Others are taking the opportunity to gain new skills, like finally picking up that new language they’ve been wanting to learn for years. And for some, they’re taking the chance to...