TAFE Queensland offers nationally-recognised online diplomas and advanced diplomas across a range of popular study areas including nursing, interior design, counselling, and community services. With full time and part time study options available, our online diplomas will prepare you with the skills and knowledge you need to take your career to the next level.

What's it like to study a diploma online?

As an online student you'll access your course materials, submit your assessments, and interact with your classmates through our online learning platform, Connect. Your course may be digital, but the people teaching it are real. Our online diplomas are delivered by industry-experienced teachers who are only ever a phone call or email away. Online students also have access to the full range of student and learning support services in case you need some extra support along the way.


How can an online diploma can help my career?

It's never been more important to keep your skills up to date. But with the world changing so quickly, a lengthy degree isn't always the best answer. Online diplomas offer great flexibility, affordability and efficiency while still giving you advanced knowledge and a nationally-recognised qualification. With most online diplomas taking between one to two years to complete, you can be ready to start, switch or boost your career in as little as 12 months.


Can an online diploma get me into uni?

If you're thinking of going to university, an online diploma offers a great pathway to get your foot in the door. TAFE Queensland offers a number of diploma-to-degree pathways, meaning your online diploma will give you guaranteed entry into some of Australia's leading universities. Generally, a diploma will give you up to one year of credit towards a related bachelor degree. It will also help you improve your QTAC selection rank and allow you to meet your university entrance requirements. Learn more


What do employers think of online courses?

Not all online courses are created equal. If you want a course to help advance your career, make sure you choose an accredited course from a reputable training provider. Our online diplomas are taught by the same teachers and include the same content and assessments as our on-campus courses. That means our online students graduate with exactly the same qualification as anyone else, so you can rest assured your skills will be recognised and valued by employers.

Are you suited to studying online?

Studying online offers great flexibility, but it also requires adequate time, resources and support. Take our quiz to see if studying online is the right study option for you.

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