Learning for our future

World-class online education courses focused on the fastest growing industries.

Learning for our future

World-class online education courses focused on the fastest growing industries.

Why study online with Swinburne
Open Education?

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Courses designed with industry, for industry

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Real people helping you reach your goals

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World-class online learning platform


We’re here to help Australians achieve their career aspirations and ensure they’re prepared for future workforce needs. We’ve partnered with industry experts who need people like you, now.

  • World-class online learning allowing study to fit around your life

  • Balance work, family, social life and study

  • Study on any device – anywhere, anytime 

  • Real people helping you reach your goals.

Employers need qualified people in these areas:

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Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping FNS40217

Study accounting and bookkeeping and start your career as an accounts officer or gain skills to manage your own businesses accounts.

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Certificate IV in Business (Administration) BSB40120

Are you looking to move up in the business world? Take charge of your career and step up as an advanced business administrator.

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Certificate IV in Business (Leadership) BSB40120

Do you dream of being a business leader? Learn the skills, gain confidence and become job-ready to step up into a management role.

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Certificate IV in Business (Finance) BSB40120

Take the next step in your career and master financial reporting and payroll management with our business certificate specialising in finance.

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Certificate IV in Business (Big Data) BSB40120

As the use of data grows, more businesses are looking for people with big data skills to help translate complex data into meaningful insights.

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Certificate IV in Business (Cyber Security) BSB40120

Become a business professional who promotes workplace cyber security awareness and best practices. Gain the skills to work alongside experts to develop cyber security risk-management strategies.

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Certificate IV in Business (Procurement) BSB40120

Procurement is a dynamic profession that’s vital to the success of many businesses. Learn sought-after business skills and launch your dynamic career with international reach.

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Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business BSB40320

Dreaming of starting your own business? Gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence to become an entrepreneur.

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Certificate II in Animal Care ACM20121

Launching 30th of May. Do you love being around and caring for animals? Turn your passion into a career where you will be hands on with animals everyday.

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Frequently asked questions

We understand you need to fit study around your busy life. Our online learning platform is designed with this in mind, so you can study on any device, anywhere, anytime.

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions.

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Q.   How can I access trainer support?

You can access our dedicated trainer support using your choice of communication – online chat, email, phone call, or video chat.

Q. Do you help me find a job once I graduate?

At Swinburne Open Education, it’s not only about qualifications. We know you want to get a good job when you finish your studies, and our Careers Team will help you with valuable job-hunting skills such as CV writing and interview techniques. We are here to support you every step on the way. Our job finishes when yours starts.

Q. Can I pause my study if something in my life changes?

Self-paced learning gives you the flexibility to fit study around your life. We understand life doesn’t always go to plan. You can apply for extensions for up to 6 months (3 months per extension) if needed. See more details in our full FAQs.

Q. What if the course end up not being right for me?

If you are less than half way through your enrolment period and it’s not working out, you can opt-out of the second half and reduce your course fee liability to 50% of the total course fee. Refer to the Student Agreement for full terms and conditions.

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