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Short courses

Get skilled, faster

Looking to build your skills to further your career? Exploring professional development or learning opportunities?

Short courses are a great way to boost your knowledge and grow your skills.

What's a short course?

A short course is a course that's shorter than a full qualification. These include:

Industry-developed courses

These courses have been developed by industry and training providers to address skill gaps and industry needs.

Choosing a short course not only furthers your personal development, it supports industry and the needs in our state.

Gets started today

There are opportunities to study a short course in:

  • Food and beverage
  • Hospitality and gaming
  • Construction
  • Community broadcasting
  • Coopering
  • Shipbuilding
  • Combat Systems Engineering
  • Cloud computing
  • Gardening
  • Renewable energy
  • Electrical industries
  • Taxi driving

Nationally accredited short courses

Complete a National or Local skill set accredited and recognised by industry. Skill sets are a great way to quickly build on existing skills and formal competencies or retrain in a new area without committing to a full qualification.

State-endorsed micro-credentials

Learn a defined set of skills, knowledge and attributes through a bite-sized course certified by the South Australian Skills Commission.

Build foundation skills

Strengthen your foundation skills in areas such as reading, writing, maths, communication and English language, computer skills and using the internet

Learn new skills at your local community centre through courses that incorporate cooking, gardening, art, English language classes.