Skill Builder Short Courses


Our Skill Builder Series offers the most in demand development areas delivered as flexible, affordable short courses. The courses are either accredited (based on a unit of competency) or non-accredited for professional development.

Accredited Short Courses

Students who complete the assessment tasks for an accredited short course may be able to gain credit towards a vocational qualification. Completing the assessment is optional, but is recommended for those who want to get the most out of the course, and may want to achieve a qualification down the track. All accredited short courses are supported by a qualified, knowledgeable trainer.

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  • Coordinate Business Resources

    The ability to coordinate business resources for either a specific project, or the wider business, is in high demand.
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  • Create a Social Media Presence for Your Business

    This course will help busy small business owners and non-marketers to get a handle on how to use social media to enhance their business.
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  • Develop Emotional Intelligence

    If you often face problems around work relationships, or have ever wondered why you’re not progressing in your career despite your skills and experience – this course is for you.
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  • Digital Plans for Small Business Owners

    This course is designed to set new small business owners, and those planning to start a small business, up for success in a contemporary business landscape.
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  • Review and Maintain a Website

    This practical course is ideal for those without web development skills but who need to maintain a website to keep the content current and accurate.
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  • Small Business Self-Starter

    The Small Business Self-Starter course provides you with the practical knowledge, tips and tools you need to scope what your new business could look like.
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  • The New Crew Leader

    Having the right leadership skills and tools under your belt and tools can make sure you get off to a strong start and rally your team behind you.
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Professional Development Short Courses

These non-accredited short courses are excellent for picking up new skills quickly. Think of them as a skills-shot in an area you need to develop in quickly, or gain more confidence in applying these skills in your work environment. These courses are self-paced, meaning you can start any time and work through the course at your own pace.

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  • Basic Business Budgeting

    This course will provide you with the foundation knowledge needed to develop a basic understanding of budgets and the budgeting process.

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  • Deliver Training in Your Workplace

    Developing skills around training others can help make the process smooth, and ensure that the team members you’re responsible for training are getting the most out of it.

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  • Handling Conflict at Work

    Handling conflict well is a skill anyone can learn – and getting it right can even turn difficult relationships into positive ones.

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  • Promote Your Small Business

    This course can help you better understand marketing fundamentals to help grow your business and get more customers.

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  • The Confident Communicator

    The skills needed to communicate effectively and assertively in the workplace are often undervalued. But the ability to speak your mind clearly, assertively and with confidence can dramatically improve performance, results and relationships at work (and off-site too).

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  • The Smart Project Planner

    Developing a strong understanding of project management basics means you’ll be able to apply those principles to almost any work task – you’ll get more done, and get noticed for it.

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  • Time Management at Work

    The simple and practical short course will give you tips, tricks and insights about managing your time better that you can apply straight away.

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  • Understanding Customer Needs

    Quality customer service is the backbone of any sized business operation. It can mean even more for small business owners and sole traders where competition is high from other similar service providers.

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Training for Your Workforce

Is there a skill gap in your workforce that highly practical training could help with? Talk to us at or call 1300 549 190.

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