Become Job-Ready Within Hours – Short Courses in Melbourne

Browse our selection of short courses being held across all of our campuses. Increase your career prospects and gain the skills and knowledge needed to boost your employability within 3 hours.

Barista Basics

  • Learn how to make coffee like a professional barista in this four-hour course.
  • Beginning with basic techniques and finishing with current industry trends, you will learn how to make the most popular espresso-based drinks, such as lattes, cappuccinos, flat whites, long blacks, ristretto, piccolos, macchiatos, hot chocolates, mochas and short blacks.

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Manicure Workshop

  • Learn techniques for repeatedly dipping of nails into a powder that then hardens on nails and you also learn how to apply specialist nail polish for this manicure technique.
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2 Day Xero Workshop

  • This training provides students with the knowledge and skills to use Xero and to set up and operate Xero for small business.

    Students will:
    – be introduced to Xero
    – understand how to implement the integrated accounting system
    – learn to process transactions, maintain the system and produce reports from the software
    – discover what ensures system integrity in Xero

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Provide First Aid

  • This training course will give you the skills and knowledge required to provide First Aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, in a range of situations, including in the home, workplace or within the community, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
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Employability Workshop

  • The Employability skills workshop will focus on: Cover letter writing, Resume writing, Interview skills, Marketing yourself for your profession, Researching the job, Standing out from the crowd, Personal branding, Understanding the Australian workplace – Australian employer expectations, and After your interview – How to follow up.
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Responsible Service of Alcohol

  • Completing an approved Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) program gives participants the skills and knowledge to contribute to a safe and enjoyable environment in licensed premises.
  • Face-to-face RSA training is mandatory for licensees and staff selling, offering or serving liquor for general, on-premises, late night and packaged liquor licences.
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Spray Tan Workshop

  • Learn how to Spray Tan your clients like a professional in this 3 hour course. Beginning with theory then progressing onto spray tanning your model.
  • Spray tanning enhances the natural colour of the skin, using different shades to suit your client. Colour will last 4-7 days.

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Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety

  • SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety is the entry level unit of competency for food safety training within the Hospitality sector. It includes basic food safety practices such as personal hygiene and conduct, food handling, housekeeping and waste disposal and responsibilities where work involves preparation or serving of food in establishments such as cafes, clubs, hotels or bars.
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Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee

  • SITHFAB005 Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee is a nationally recognised, accredited course, that is designed for you to obtain current industry knowledge and skills required to enable you to work as a barista, in cafes, restaurants or hotels.
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Braiding Workshop

  • Learn basic to intermediate braiding techniques such as: on scalp internal braids, on scalp external braids, on scalp fishtail braids, off scalp 5 strand braids
  • Learn how to secure braids and turn them into a fashionable look, as well as how to turn braids into an up style
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Massage Workshop

  • Learn how to perform a head and neck massage with conditioner at the basin and at a work station with scalp oils
  • We’ll teach you techniques for relaxation, how to prepare a service area, and how to evaluate pre-existing conditions
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Make Up Workshop

  • Learn how to utilise different make up techniques and apply make up in 3 hours like a professional
  • Commence the session learning the theory behind the colour wheel, eye shapes, face shapes and corrective techniques. Progress to applying make up on your model using popular make up techniques.
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Melbourne Short Courses in the CBD

Are you looking for a short course to increase your employability? Learn the skills and knowledge needed for a career in hospitality, beauty services or general employability with our certificate courses at 400 Queen Street. Our comprehensive training will teach you everything you need to know to start working in a job field.