Study and training options
There are different options available for training and studying in Australia. It is important to choose a course of study that suits you.
Apprenticeships and traineeships
Apprenticeships and traineeships are a type of training that combines work with a qualification in a trade or occupation. You can become an apprentice or trainee at any age and work full-time, part-time or at school.
Find out more about apprenticeships and traineeships.
Vocational Education and Training (VET)
VET qualifications provide a mix of theory-based learning and hands-on, skills-based training aimed to make you job ready. VET are industry-developed training packages or accredited courses that are delivered by registered training organisations (RTOs).
Search VET courses and training providers MySkills (External website, Opens in new window).
Higher education courses offer academic theory-based learning with some courses including practical elements. Higher education courses are offered by universities.
Explore higher education courses and universities within Australia Course Seeker (External website, Opens in new window).
Become an apprentice or trainee at any age and work full-time, part-time or at school. Offering pathways to over 500 occupations in nearly 50 industries.
The government provides financial support to help students complete their studies. You may be eligible for subsidised fees or a government loan.