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Upskill fast. La Trobe’s short courses help you get up-to-speed in your industry or make a switch into a new career. Build the skills you choose.

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Top-rated globally

La Trobe is in the top 1% of universities worldwide.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2019, World University Rankings 2020; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2020, Ranking Web of Universities

Most adaptable

Employers ranked La Trobe graduates the most innovative and adaptable in Victoria.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2020, 2019 Employer Satisfaction Survey

High employer satisfaction

Our graduates have an employer satisfaction rating of 86.1%

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2020, 2019 Employer Satisfaction Survey [PDF, 7.69MB]

Education and teaching

Teaching

The Science of Language and Reading – An Introduction

The Science of Language and Reading – An Introduction

Advance your knowledge and skills in the field of reading instruction and support.

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Health

Allied health and rehabilitation

Art Therapy Supervision Skills for Health Professionals

Art Therapy Supervision Skills for Health Professionals

This 5-day short course will provide theoretical components and opportunities to practise supervision skills in a group setting.

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Art Therapy Taster

Art Therapy Taster

Have you ever wondered what art therapy is and how it works?

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Endorsed Scheduled Medicines (ESM) Online Case Studies

Endorsed Scheduled Medicines (ESM) Online Case Studies

Discuss the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, uses and contraindications of medicines available to endorsed podiatrists.

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Introduction to Art Therapy

Introduction to Art Therapy

This two-day workshop offers a more in-depth version of the one-day taster workshop.

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Introduction to Counselling Skills

Introduction to Counselling Skills

Focus on the development of effective, basic counselling skills.

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Nursing, midwifery and paramedicine

Advanced Health Assessment

Advanced Health Assessment

Perform and interpret advanced nursing assessments on patients and clients.

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Comprehensive Health Assessment of the Older Person

Comprehensive Health Assessment of the Older Person

Develop hands-on skills in assessment, care planning and care delivery for older people.

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Foundations of Wound Management

Foundations of Wound Management

Unveil the complexities of wound care management.

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International Qualified Registered Nurse (EPIQ)

International Qualified Registered Nurse (EPIQ)

Prepare to work as a Registered Nurse in Australia.

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Leadership and Management in Healthcare

Leadership and Management in Healthcare

Scrutinise different types of leadership and whether the nomenclature of leadership and management is interchangeable or two different skillsets.

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Nurse Immuniser Program

Nurse Immuniser Program

Become an independent nurse immuniser in Victoria.

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Nurse Immuniser Update Workshop

Nurse Immuniser Update Workshop

Update your knowledge in the area of immunisation.

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Pain Management

Pain Management

Get the skills and knowledge fundamental to providing quality pain management care.

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Perioperative Nurse Surgical Assistant (PNSA)

Perioperative Nurse Surgical Assistant (PNSA)

Advance your knowledge and skills in the field of perioperative nursing practice.

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Prostate Nursing Care

Prostate Nursing Care

Develop knowledge and skills in the specialist practice area of prostate nursing care.

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Re-entry to practice (RN)

Re-entry to practice (RN)

Meet the requirements for Division One registration, allowing re-entry to nursing within the Australian healthcare context.

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Urology and Continence

Urology and Continence

An opportunity to examine contemporary urological and continence nursing.

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Wound Management Workshop

Wound Management Workshop

Develop a patient-centred wound focused plan.

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