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  • Open Colleges has been providing life changing education for over 100 years, and has evolved to become Australia’s leader in online education.
  • We’ve been continuously evolving our approach to meet the needs of our learners by offering flexible, accessible and affordable courses that support our students on their way to reaching their personal and career goals.
  • So far, we have helped over 800,000 students gain the skills to launch, change or take the next step in their careers.
  • We offer over 100 courses and currently have over 60,000 students.
  • We’ve built a team that’s dedicated to delivering an exceptional student experience, from the moment you enquire to the day you graduate and beyond.
  • Our students are the reason we come to work every day and we couldn’t be prouder that we get to play a part in helping them change their lives.
  • 81% of Open Colleges graduates are employed.

    Disclaimer: Data from a 2016 Blaze survey with a sample of 232 Open Colleges graduates shows, 81% of whom were in full or part-time employment after graduating from Open Colleges. Students surveyed within 12 months of graduation.

  • On average, Open Colleges graduates earn 10% more than the average Australian income.

    Disclaimer: Open Colleges data from a 2016 Blaze survey in which 90 Open Colleges graduates earned an average of $61,487. According to the 2015 Trading Economics survey, the average Australian income is $55,723.20

  • More Open Colleges graduates secured a new job within 2 weeks of completing their course than graduates of other vocational training providers.

    Disclaimer: Data from a 2016 Blaze survey in which 42% of the 41 Open Colleges graduates and 27% of the 49 competing vocational school graduates secured a job within 2 weeks of graduating.

  • Open Colleges graduates are more likely to have higher job satisfaction compared to graduates of other vocational education providers.

    Disclaimer: Data from a 2016 Blaze survey which asked how satisfied you are with your current employment on a 10-point scale. 187 Open Colleges graduates’ average response was 7.3 and 104 competing vocational school graduates’ average response was 6.8.

  • Open Colleges’ Assessors have marked over 1,000,000 assessments.

    Disclaimer: Data from 1 January 2011 to the 23 April 2018 and refers to the period since the establishment of the Open Colleges brand.

  • Open Colleges has issued over 30,000 qualifications.

    Disclaimer: Data from 1 January 2011 to the 31 March 2018 shows that since the establishment of the Open Colleges brand, 30,054 qualifications have been issued.

  • Open Colleges are part of Vanta Education. With over half a million current learners across 8 countries, Vanta is one of the world’s largest education providers.
  • Our place within the Vanta family means we have access to the expertise, experience and educational resources of world-class institutions, including; BPP Professional Education – a leader in law and business education in the UK and Europe, Career Partner Group – Germany’s leading provider of private education, and Bridge School of Management – a flagship business school in India, and the University of Phoenix, USA.

Sources: Blaze study, July 2016, NCVER Total VET graduate outcomes 2016 survey

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