Increasing globalisation, technology, social & economic changes are rapidly changing the face of education. The traditional "chalk & talk" way of learning is giving way to a wide variety of learning styles and modes. Education providers must have a highly adaptable, flexible approach to training if they are to cater for their students needs.
ACS is leading the way in providing training that is relevant to the 21st Century, while providing the high level of service that is increasingly being demanded by students.
Why Choose Us?
- International Recognition
- Highly qualified Academic Officers
- Ethical & Green
- More choice and Flexibility
- Unlimited one on one access to tutors
- More focus on learning, less on Assessment
- Outstanding track record - graduates actually succeed!
Staff come from varied backgrounds: with both teaching and hands on vocational experience (including ex university, vocational college and training staff; research academics, etc). Courses cover e learning or traditional studies; flexible education options for career (jobs), self improvement, professional development, life skills or general adult education.
Introducing our School
ACS Distance Education Home Study College, offers over 600 external study, online training courses and home study courses; including online business certificates, online computer courses, short courses and other flexible learning and alternative education choices. Internationally recognised by the International Accreditation and Recognition Council.
ACS was established in 1979 by John Mason, who at the time was lecturing for various colleges (TAFE, Higher Education, University) Community Centers and Council of Adult Education in Australia.
High standards were adopted from the start; for example:
- Tutors hold a 3 year, full time post secondary qualification (outside education)
- Tutors have 5 years relevant experience
- Courses (modules or short courses) are 100 hours duration
- Certificates are generally 600 hours
By adhering to standards ACS has built sound credentials and is regarded and recognized highly by academics and industry professionals globally.
Our philosophy is relatively simple, but not always common in education today:
We believe education should aim to improve a student’s capacity to understand and develop in their chosen field of study; and that a course is a starting point that lays a foundation for future development. We believe quality education requires real life interaction between the teacher and student; and restricting access to tutors can devalue the quality of a course. Education is not just about information (any book or web site can provide that). Good education is a carefully contrived and delivered learning experience that changes the student, improving their ability to function within the discipline they study.
Graduates from ACS have been successful in all types of vocational situations, winning jobs and developing careers in academic positions, through to small business and trades.