Short courses

Victoria University has a range of study options that can be completed within months – and sometimes days.

These include work-focused learning through our TAFE short courses, diverse 4-week university subjects (single units of study), university certificates, and targeted professional short courses.

Many are offered online, or in a blend of online (real-time or self-paced) and in-person classes.

TAFE short courses

Duration: A few hours to several weeks
Qualification type: Non-accredited | industry accredited, eg First Aid; Construction Induction (White Card)
Eligibility: Open | prerequisites may apply
Fee type: Varies
Delivery: On-campus & online classes

Industry & workplace training

Duration: A few hours to a few weeks
Qualification type: Non-accredited short courses | accredited qualifications
Eligibility: Varies | open
Fee type: Full fee
Delivery: Online | workplace | on-campus

Single units of study

Duration: 4–8 weeks
Qualification type: No qualification, but may count towards a degree
Eligibility: Australian residents & citizens (domestic students) | tourist visa < 3 months | prerequisites may apply
Fee type: Full fee
Delivery: On-campus & online classes