Whether you’re looking to build upon your skills and experience to help you along your current career path, or looking to completely switch altogether, many people are enjoying benefits of undertaking short courses over the larger time and financial investment of a degree.

We’ve broken down the many reasons why a short course could be a good option for you.

The benefits of taking on shorter courses are many:

  • Cheaper than larger learning options – studying shorter face to face or online courses is significantly cheaper than taking on a full degree level qualification. You may only need a short course to give you the skills and knowledge for your role, or you may want to try a topic before committing to a career change or larger qualification.
  • Gives you knowledge that you can apply straight away – short courses allow you to take away quick tips and practical skills that you can apply and be recognised for straight away, rather than waiting to finish a full degree.
  • Fresh knowledge shows initiative and drive – if you’re looking for a new role, or to take the next step in your career, undertaking learning towards it and being proactive in your professional development looks great on your application.
  • Can give you credit towards a bigger qualification – if you’re keen of a larger degree level qualification, stacking shorter courses can give you credit towards a larger qualification whilst still being recognised learning in their own right.
  • Study at your own pace – short courses run more frequently, and online learning options are ideal for when you need to fit learning in between other responsibilities – 10 minutes here and there might be more achievable than taking a full few hours at once.
  • Nationally recognised options – Nationally recognised certificates and diplomas can help you change careers, or jump to the next level on the career ladder, without needing to take 3 or 4 years full time to complete a degree.
  • Can give you skills beyond your work life – many short courses can provide you with knowledge and soft skills that can help you just as much in your everyday life as in the workplace. Learning something new can also boost your confidence and improve your mental health in in the process.
  • Stimulate your mind – if you’re currently out of work, or looking to find something productive to entertain your mind, a short course can do just that.

The only thing to do now is find the right course for you. AVELING has over 100 courses available face to face in the classroom or online, including nationally recognised diplomas and certificates.

Learn how to better handle stress and maintain balance, get started with project management, explore mental health awareness, first aid, leadership and management or many others. Browse our courses and get started today.

If you have questions or would like to discuss your requirements, please get in contact with our friendly team at courses@aveling.com.au or on +61 8 9379 9999.