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.  Browse our courses to find detailed course information, application dates, entry requirements, fees, subjects, ATAR calculator and more. 

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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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    Download a course guide

    Thinking of studying with us? Whether you are a domestic or an international student, we have a wide range of courses to suit your needs. Simply complete the form to download your course guide.

  • Application and course consultations

    Not sure which course is right for you? No stress. Book a one-on-one appointment with a course adviser for help with your application or advice on your study options.

  • Course planner

    Begin planning the units you will study in your course.

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    Work Integrated Learning

    Graduate with real industry experience you can put on your resume by taking on Swinburne’s Work Integrated Learning and workplace training programs.

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