Good question!

Many people choose to undertake study for a range of different reasons. Perhaps you never got a chance to finish your studies from years before or you’re bored of what you’re doing now and would like to change careers. You might even just be plain interested in a subject and would simply like to learn more about it!

Most adult education courses, are designed for people to ‘ease’ into and there are a range of study options these days to help work in with your schedule. Most institutions offer a mix of classroom, distance or traineeship style courses. While further study will not guarantee you to automatically get a better job, it can most definitely improve your chances.

In particular, short courses are great if you’ve immigrated from another country and your qualifications aren’t recognised here - they can help you to gain accreditation so that you can continue your career while living and working in Australia.They're also great if you need to up skill so that you can advance your career.

If you’re interested in undertaking further study, we recommend that you always research the area that you wish to study about before signing up to the course and even potentially talking to a careers advisor if you can. It’s always important to be aware of why you want to study further - it definitely takes commitment, time and money so you want to be absolutely sure!

H&H has courses that cover Aged Care, Child Care, Disability Services and Business, from entry level to Diploma. These courses allow you to prepare for changing your career path to a new industry, or to advance your career with your current employer. If you’re interested in learning more about our courses please visit our site at www.hnh.org.au or talk to us on (02) 968 201 00