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Distance Education Australia - Online Learning Courses

Cengage Education (a member of Open Colleges):
Cengage Education is a distance education institution offering nationally-recognised certificate and diploma courses in addition to unaccredited vocational education and training. There are no formal intake periods and no classes to attend. Students are able to study at their own pace around their current schedules to receive exactly the same accreditation as they would from a classroom-based institution. Relevant, practical and up to date, many of our courses have been developed with the support of peak industry bodies. A member of Open Colleges, Cengage Education is based in Sydney, Australia. We have been a leader in distance education since 1910 and have enrolled more than 700,000 students in Australia.

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Vocational & Leisure Certificate / Diploma Courses:
Cengage Education offer distance learning courses in the fields of Business & Marketing, Beauty, Travel & Tourism, Journalism, Natural Therapies, Animal Care, Child Care, Computer Studies, Art & Leisure, Hospitality, IT and more.

Accounting & Finance Courses:
Advanced Diploma of Accounting
Diploma of Accounting
Certificate III in Financial Services (Accounts Clerical)
Certificate IV in Financial Services (Accounting)
Certificate IV in Financial Services (Bookkeeping)
SOA in BAS Agent Registration
SOA in Financial Services (Bookkeeping)

Beauty Courses:
Beauty Therapy
Certificate II in Make-Up Services
Certificate III in Nail Technology
How to Apply Make-Up
Nail Technician

Business Administration Courses:
Diploma of Management
Certificate II in Retail
Certificate III in Business
Certificate III in Business Administration
Certificate II in Business
SOA in Business (Medical Receptionist)
SOA in Business (Legal Secretary)
Retail Pharmacy Assistant
Public Relations and Events Management
Certificate IV in Business Administration

Business & Management Courses:
Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
Certificate IV in Small Business Management
Certificate IV in Frontline Management
Certificate IV in Marketing
Certificate IV in Human Resources
Small Business Management Essentials
Certificate IV in Business Administration
SOA in Occupational Health and Safety

Community Services Courses:
Diploma in Children's Services (Early Childhood Education & Care)
Diploma of Counselling
Certificate III in Aged Care
Certificate IV in Aged Care
Certificate III in Children's Services
Certificate III in Disability
Certificate III in Education Support
Certificate IV in Disability
Certificate III in Home and Community Care
Certificate IV in Home and Community Care
Certificate IV in Youth Work

Design & Photography Courses:
Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology
Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology (Upgrade)
Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Technology
Certificate IV in Design
Dressmaking and Pattern Cutting
Floral Design
Freelance Cartooning and Illustrating
Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing
Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing (MAC)
Illustration and Drawing Made Easy
Introduction to Interior Design
Advanced Freelance Photography
Digital Photography
Freelance Photography

Health & Fitness Courses:
Certificate IV in Cast Technology
Certificate III in Dental Assisting
Certificate IV in Dental Assisting
Certificate III in Fitness
Certificate IV in Fitness
Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
Certificate III in Health Support Services
Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting
Certificate III in Sterilisation Services

Information Technology Courses:
Certificate II in IT
PC Fundamentals

Natural Therapies Courses:
Aromatherapy Foundations
Aromatherapy for Pregnancy, Labour and Infancy
Feng Shui
Introduction to Herbal Medicine
Natural Therapies
Life Coaching
Physical Therapy Aide
Exercise Therapy
Sports Nutrition

Tourism & Hospitality Courses:
Certificate III in Tourism (Retail Travel Sales)
Certificate IV in Tourism

Writing & Communication Courses:
Advanced Freelance Journalism
Creative Writing
Crime Mystery and Suspense Writing
Fantasy, Science Fiction and Horror Writing
Freelance Journalism
Freelance Sports Writing and Photography
Freelance Travel Writing and Photography
Non-fiction Writing and Publishing
Professional Children's Writing
Professional Editing and Proofreading
Professional Scriptwriting
Romance Writing
Short Story Writing
Writing a Best-Seller

Short Courses:
Basics of Feng Shui
Introduction to Floral Design(Christmas)
Introduction to Floral Design (Weddings)
Interior Design Basics
Learning to Sew

General Interest Courses:
Animal Care
Basics of Small Engine Repair
Beginner's Chinese
Beginner's French
Beginner's German
Beginner's Italian
Beginner's Japanese
Beginner's Spanish
Caring for Cats and Dogs
Carpentry and Joinery
Certificate II in Horticulture
Fundamentals of Auto Mechanics
Fundamentals in Small Engine Repair
Home Gardener
Pet Groomer
Pet Obedience Trainer
Your Garden

For further information on our distance learning courses, please e-mail us via our Contact Page.

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Address: Head office, Level 7, 280 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia