Online Short Courses

PCA Online Short Courses & Career Training Programs

Building on our reputation of over 90 years of leadership in business education, Patrick Careers Academy Institute of Education (PCA) is proud to offer its new series of PCA Short Online Courses and Online Career Training Programs aimed at providing high quality vocational education for adults and mature age students seeking to retrain their career skills or gain additional personal skills.

Forming a partnership with respected global online adult and continuing education provider, Ed2Go, these courses have been specifically selected to enable adult learners to develop new skills and knowledge in order to stand out in today's competitive job market.


Our partnership with Ed2Go enables interested students access to the entire course catalogue of over 300 short online courses is available to interested mature-age students. The 6-week courses commence monthly, and most are incredibly affordable at just $259 per course. 


With most of the 6-week courses starting from $259 AUD per individual course module and up to $585 - $785 AUD per Course Suite package, these short online courses represent great value for money and are accessible online 24-hours a day so students can tailor their lifestyles and business day around their continued learning.


There's no need to wait to start the course you're interested in, as our online courses commence regularly each month. With an online curriculum of just two lessons per week, students can log into the online classroom anytime and from anywhere that's convenient to them.


Each high quality short online course includes comprehensive lessons, quizzes and an online discussion area. Dedicated instructors facilitate every course, helping learners to pace their studies and facilitating interaction with their peers in online discussions. Our instructors are also available to answer any questions and assist with feedback on progress within the course.


The Online Career Training Programs are available to start at any time, and range from 6 weeks to 6 months in duration - with many offering an extension period if required. Many of these programs include an industry certification exam, and while the programs are entirely online our expert instructors are available to answer quick questions and provide support during office hours.



We have curated a series of individual modules and package suites, tailored specifically to mature age students and adult learners who would like to further their education and training to establish and progress their own businesses, or to reskill and take the next step up in your professional career.

Click through on the links below to find out more details about the individual courses and course prices:

Entrepreneurship, and how to start and run your own business

Developing leadership skills to improve your career

Updating your existing business software and management skills

An introduction to online marketing and digital design

Building and managing your own website

Creative and online freelance writing


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