Online education ranges from short informal courses for interest or to learn a particular skill, to accredited training to increase your career prospects. Being online frees you from geographic and time constraints.
Online Course Providers
- Online Courses Australia is a nationally registered training organisation (RTO 32080). Studying through Online Courses Australia can help you land your dream job or simply develop your skills and knowledge, all from the comfort of your own home or work environment. They have short courses, business courses and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment courses
- Courses for Success (AU) have over 800 online personal and professional development courses that are delivered worldwide
MOOCS – Massive Open Online Courses
Moocs are less formal and tend to be better for interest and testing to see if you are interested in a subject than serious study. That said, some are starting to offer the option of paying for some certification.
- Coursera.org has lots of courses from universities around the world. There are meetups in most capital cities.