Studying online with Open Colleges is perfect for those who have a busy lifestyle - there are no campuses to attend, no set timetables to live by and no assessment due dates. You fit your study around your life - not the other way around.
A lot of our students are working while they complete their studies, while some people are looking to get back into the workforce after some time off. Many are trying to get ahead in their careers - others are studying to break into an entirely new industry. Some simply enjoy learning and the opportunity to expand their minds.
What ever your personal or career goals, studying online is a rewarding and life changing experience.
Open Colleges supports your online learning in 4 essential ways:
When you study online with Open Colleges there are no strict schedules and no assessment due dates. We allow you to start a course on any day of the year and you complete the course in your own time.
With online learning you design your schedule. There are no set hours per week and you complete your assessments when you are ready. You study when ever you want, where ever you want.
At Open Colleges, we succeed when you succeed. We want you to get the best out of your chosen area of study, that’s why hundreds of thousands of students have completed their courses with us. We want to give you the best tools and advice to allow you to finish your course and be successful.
You'll benefit from a 3 tiered support system that means there’s always a real person to help you with your course, or to answer your questions.
We do this in 3 ways:
- Trainer Support – get an answer to your course question within 72 hours or much less
- Student Support – call us to get all the admin information you need, including course help and how to get started
- Learner Support – we can help you with essay planning, study tips and so much more
If you’ve got a question, we will answer it. By studying with Open Colleges, you'll get all the help and attention you’d get on a physical campus.
Online Language, Literacy and Numeracy Tool
You can gauge your readiness for online study at various levels of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) with our free Online Assessment Tool.
The tool is designed to assess your Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills – and give you an idea of the right level of study for you, such as a Certificate III, Certificate IV, or Diploma and above.
You can use this tool to better plan your studies and access all the different student and learner support on offer from Open Colleges.
We are here to help, and to make sure that you enrol in the course that best fits your study needs. Click here to access the online assessment.
With Open Colleges there are many flexible payment options. Nearly all of our courses give you the option to pay in weekly or monthly installments, meaning that you don’t have to come up with a large portion of payment upfront. However, if you do choose to pay upfront, significant savings can be a benefit.
Open Colleges is trying to put education and development into the hands of every Australian, that’s why we pride ourselves on supporting you in every way that we can. Investing in your future is a smart choice with Open Colleges.
We understand that you demand the highest quality in your education and learning, that’s why most of our qualifications are nationally recognized under the Australian Qualifications Framework. The AQF is an independent Australian government entity that regulates the requirements for Certificates and Diplomas, making sure that they meet a nationally agreed standard. This means that these Open Colleges courses are recognised by employers across Australia.
As well as this, in a first of its kind partnership, Open Colleges has partnered with North Coast TAFE to offer you a selection of the most innovative TAFE courses to enhance your future career prospects.
These TAFE courses are available with Open Colleges trademark flexibility, allowing you to study for a TAFE qualification online, starting anytime of the year, paying as you go. The skills you will learn in the TAFE courses are designed to be immediately applicable to the workplace and you will have the opportunity to articulate into university degrees.
Studying online with Open Colleges is flexible and affordable. You'll receive a quality education experience and we'll be there to help you acheive your goals, every step of the way.