Approved providers and courses

The following is a list of providers and courses approved under the Microcredentials Pilot in Higher Education.

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Higher education providerCourse
Australian Catholic University

Maths iSTEM  

Teachers will develop knowledge of design processes and technology for developing contemporary units that simulate real-world experiences.

Australian Catholic University

Science iSTEM

Teachers will develop skills for designing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics learning experiences that enable the application of science concepts.

Australian Catholic University

Phonics: Theory, research, differentiated instruction, and assessment

Teachers will develop an in-depth understanding of phonics in literacy teaching.

Central Queensland University

Food Science: Fermentation for Food and Beverage Product Development

The food workforce will be upskilled in the understanding of chemistry, microbiology, and nutrition to increase innovation in future food production. 

Charles Darwin University

The Pedagogy of Indigenous Knowledge Sharing through Creative and Cultural Practices

Teachers working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students will be informed of perspectives of Indigenous approaches to teaching and learning through creative and cultural practices.  

Charles Sturt University

Fundamentals of Nuclear Science and Safety

This microcredential will facilitate non-traditional entry into the undergraduate Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science and will target skills shortages in the nuclear safety skills sector; in the short-term by upskilling professionals, and in the long-term by increasing undergraduate qualifications.

Curtin University

Net Zero Engineering Fundamentals

Targets professionals working in the energy and resources industry and government. Professionals will be developing energy transition strategies for their respective organisations.

Curtin University

Infonet Security

Preparing learners with the fundamental skills to enter into the cybersecurity field. 

La Trobe University

Professional Certificate in Rural Nursing

The Registered Nursing workforce will be supported to develop skills and competencies needed for rural practice. 

Murdoch University

Certificate in Strategic Decarbonisation Management

A set of specific, relevant skills outcomes will be delivered that enable the design, management, and implementation of effective decarbonisation strategies. Targets a range of occupations including managers and professionals in engineering, environmental science, policy, business, science, and technology. 

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University)

Cyber Security Foundations for Business Professionals

This microcredential will assist learners to upskill or reskill into specialist occupations in Cyber Governance Risk and Compliance, and Cyber Security Advice and Assessment. 

Southern Cross University

Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Mathematics for Out-Of-Field Teachers

This course responds to the short supply of mathematics teachers across Australia, especially in rural, regional, and remote schools. It will support teachers who are working outside their field of expertise to develop capabilities teaching mathematics.  

The University of Western Australia

Einsteinian Physics for School Teachers

This course is designed to upskill teachers who don’t have a science background and give them the knowledge and confidence they need to bring modern science and its applications in modern technology into the classroom. 

The University of Western Australia

Using R: Environmental and Agriculture Applications

Learners will gain high level skills in statistical and spatial analysis, understanding how to assess data quality, using data analysis via an open-source platform. 

University of Canberra

Professional Certificate in Education (Adaptive Educational Leadership)

Primary and secondary teachers will build their leadership capacity, skills and knowledge.

University of Canberra

Professional Certificate in Education (Science of Learning)

This course will provide primary and secondary teachers with the expertise to embed explicit instructions into learning programs that will enhance student learning and outcomes.

University of Canberra

Professional Certificate in Education (Middle School Leadership)

Expert guidance will be provided to support the specific skills needs and to build leadership capacity of middle school teachers.

University of New South Wales

Hydrogen Production for Electrical Engineers

Electrical engineers will learn to design energy efficient equipment or systems, critical to reducing hydrogen production costs.

University of South Australia

Professional Certificate in IT and Cloud Fundamentals

This course will equip learners with core technical skills in IT and cloud concepts, security and IT architecture enabling participation in the technology sector.

University of Southern Queensland

GIS for Professionals

Transferable geographic information skills will be delivered for occupations in demand: Surveyor, software, and applications programmers; ICT business and systems analysts; and civil engineering professionals. 

University of Southern Queensland

GIS for Professionals

Transferable geographic information skills will be delivered for occupations in demand: Surveyor, software, and applications programmers; ICT business and systems analysts; and civil engineering professionals.

University of Tasmania

Timber Design for Residential Construction

Offering upskilling for professionals who plan, design or coordinate construction activities including engineers, architects, specifiers, building designers, building surveyors and other building professionals.

University of Tasmania

Cyber Security for Digital Health

Aimed at equipping and upskilling the existing health workforce with cybersecurity literacy to be effective stakeholders in protecting and managing private data.

University of Tasmania

Digital Management for Health and Social Care

Aimed at equipping and upskilling the existing health workforce with digital management capability within the health system.

University of Technology Sydney

Digital Engineering for Infrastructure and Facilities

The focus is on Digital Engineering, enabling learners to develop competencies in data governance, information management and 3D building information modelling.

University of the Sunshine Coast

Inclusive Digital Design for Business

Web developers and business operators will develop skills and knowledge to implement principles of digital inclusivity to promote accessibility and improve business outcomes. 

Western Sydney University

Applied Disease Outbreak Management

Aimed at supporting general practitioners, surgeons, intensive care and emergency specialists and nurses to effectively manage disease outbreaks and apply best practice strategies.

Western Sydney University

Foundations of Environmental Sustainability

Focuses on environmental management skills to build capability in environmental sustainability across a range of professions and industries, including insurance brokers, agricultural consultants, and petroleum engineers.