TAFE and university short courses
Short courses are a great way to quickly extend your knowledge.
You may want to do one as a form of professional development to further your career or update your skills.
We’ll show you how to find a short course that will satisfy your needs.
TAFE Queensland short courses
TAFE Queensland provides short courses for both personal and professional development.
Courses can be completed at one of the institutes throughout the state or you can choose online or distance learning.
Explore the following options:
- search for a TAFE Queensland short course or visit your local TAFE Queensland campus’ website to search for short courses
- view online short courses available through TAFE Queensland Online
- view all TAFE Queensland short courses or filter by location and study mode
Other registered training organisations
Many other registered training organisations (RTOs) apart from TAFE Queensland offer short courses.
Visit My Skills website to find an RTO in your local area.
University short courses
Short courses delivered by Queensland universities focus on professional development. Some universities also allow you to enrol in a single unit or course rather than completing a full degree.
- Australian Catholic University (ACU)—offers short training courses including an executive education program. You can also complete individual units of degrees.
- Bond University—explore Bond’s executive courses such as Dispute Resolution Centre short courses.
- Central Queensland University (CQ University)—offers a range of short courses for professional development.
- Griffith University—find out how you can complete a single course of study.
- James Cook University—offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate online courses, and a variety of master classes and short courses.
- Open Universities Australia (OUA)—OUA allows you to study individual units from leading Australian universities.
- Queensland University of Technology (QUT)—provides short courses and professional development opportunities in a range of areas including business, building and planning, engineering and information technology. You can also enrol in a single unit of study.
- The University of Queensland (UQ)—learn more about UQ’s professional development courses. You can also complete non-award study courses that may count as credit towards a degree.
- University of Southern Queensland (USQ)—learn how you can enrol in a professional development single course instead of completing a full degree.
- University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)—offers professional development courses. USC’s Innovation Centre is an entrepreneurial hub that provides events, courses and seminars focussing on business development for start-up and growth-oriented businesses.