Course Structure

 

LEARNING PROGRAM TIERS

 

Apart from standard 100 hour courses; we have various other structured learning programs.

 

1/  500 hour Specialist Award

A Specialist Award is for people who already have a “foundation” knowledge of a subject; but who wish to undertake limited specialist study in that field. This award allows you to specialise and deepen skills and knowledge without making a commitment to a full certificate.

Requires: 3 modules (combined nominal duration of at least 300 hours). PLUS 200 hours of work experience or industry meetings. There is one exam for each module. Exams fees are an additional and are $55 (in Australia) $50 (Outside Australia).

Prerequisites: Significant industry experience which demonstrates a foundation knowledge in the subject; or equivalent (contact school for more information). Modules can be used as credits toward longer programs.

 

2/ 600 hour Certificate 

This tier would be generally considered suitable for:

    • Entry level positions in new careers
    • Broadening  skills and knowledge already gained in on-the-job training or in previous studies
    • Enhancing prospects and entry into a new professional area.
    • Pursuing a range of career opportunities within management with appropriate work experience and module selection.
    • Running your own business or consultancy

 

Requires: 6 modules (combined nominal duration of at least 600 hours). There is one exam for each module. Exams fees are an additional and are $55 (in Australia) $50 (Outside Australia).

 

3/ 900 hour Advanced Certificate

This would normally be considered suitable for a supervisory role and for:

 

    • Broadening  skills and knowledge already gained in on-the-job training or in previous studies
    • Enhancing prospects and entry into a new professional area.
    • Pursuing a range of career opportunities within management with appropriate work experience and module selection.
    • Running your own business or consultancy

Requires: 9 modules (combined nominal duration of at least 900 hours). There is one exam for each module. Exams fees are an additional and are $55 (in Australia) $50 (Outside Australia).

 

OTHER OPTIONS

1/  SHORT COURSES (Certificate of Completion awarded)

Medium length online courses (20+ hours duration), with auto online assessments throughout; and one larger final assessment, lead to awarding of a "Certificate of Completion".  

  • Dozens of study options
  • One off, low fee per course - unlimited time to study
  • See www.studyacs.com.au

 

2/  MICRO CREDENTIALS (Badges awarded)

Short bite size online courses, each 1 to 5 hours duration, with a final (online) assessment, leading to a "badge" being awarded as proof of successful completion.

  • Small monthly fee
  • Study as many courses over a month as you wish
  • Choose from many hundreds, including courses not offered elsewhere in our school
  • See www.learnhowto.com.au

 

3/  OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

A larger range of qualifications are available through our affiliated school in the UK

See www.acsedu.co.uk

 

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