We focus on meeting the specific needs of adult learners by delivering highly flexible, accessible and affordable learning opportunities. Our unique learning model provides you with ultimate control – to study anywhere, anytime and at your own pace. Our online campus – OpenSpace – provides you with 24/7 access to learning resources, expert trainers and assessors, collaboration with other learners and a comprehensive range of support services.
At Open Colleges, we put our students at the centre of everything that we do. We measure our success in the success of our students.
Today, we deliver over 130 vocational and professional courses spanning diverse disciplines and industries. We are Australia's largest, leading private distance education provider. Through our various colleges, partner organisations and TAFE partnership we offer an extensive range of nationally recognised and government approved qualifications.
With unprecedented take-up of online learning in Australia, we have an exciting future and will continue to be the pioneer in open learning in Australia.
Why Open Colleges?
With more than 100 years of experience in distance learning, Open Colleges has the expertise in delivering education and training to individuals seeking to launch, change or accelerate their careers.
We recognise that you have a busy lifestyle and are time constrained. That’s why we do everything possible to ensure the utmost degree of flexibility for our learners.
At Open Colleges you can enrol online 24/7. No more waiting for the next intake. There are no start dates – courses start whenever you are ready.
You can study wherever, and whenever you like. All our courses are available online or via distance learning and your progress through your course at your own pace. There are no fixed lectures or scheduled exams.
Student support is always available 24/7. You can access the online campus – OpenSpace – at any time and fellow students and expert trainers and assessors are available to provide support and advice.
Many of our courses provide you with the opportunity to gain valuable ‘real world’ practical experience in industry through integrated Structured Workplace Learning.
Open access. Flexible entry requirements means that students are afforded every opportunity to study a course. We welcome students from a diverse range of backgrounds – all sharing a common aim of improving their lives through learning.
Online courses. No classes to attend. You have access to all their learning materials and support at all times.
Making the decision to study is a significant investment. We assist you with making that investment more affordable with a range of flexible and interest free payment plans.
We understand that online learning can appear daunting and complex. With unparalleled experience in meeting the needs of adult learners, Open Colleges aims to take the complexity out of online learning.