Our adult literacy programs and general education courses are perfect for people from English-speaking and non-English speaking backgrounds. Our general education classes are also designed for people who may have left school before Year 11 or had disruptions to their education. 

Our general education for adults courses will also help you to develop your numeracy, communication and basic computer skills to help you meet the entry requirements for a range of professions. 

General education program classes are your first step towards a fulfilling career. 

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Choosing uni?

Don't be put off by the whole VTAC process - it really is easier than it looks (thanks to our VTAC-TICAL Toolkit.) Inside it, you'll find 'power tools' like our Plan of VTAC web session with the experts - which we recorded recently - the ATAR calculator plus the opportunity to chat one-one-one with a course expert. 

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  • Skills for Education and Employment (SEE)

    A specialised program funded by the Australian Government, SEE provides up to 650 hours of free accredited training for eligible job seekers. You will receive training to help you improve your skills, confidence and access to education and job opportunities.

    Find out if you’re eligible for the SEE program and get a referral through your local Referring Agency.

The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

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