Courses and providers
ASQA is an impartial government agency. This means we cannot provide you with advice about which course or provider to choose, or how to apply to study.
However, we can direct you to other agencies that can help.
Who can help me find a training course or provider?
My Skills is Australia's directory of training. It includes information on training in Australia for school leavers, students, apprentices, and employers.
training.gov.au, the official national register of the VET sector in Australia, maintains a complete list of training providers.
myfuture is Australia's national career information and planning service. This site helps people to make career decisions, plan career pathways and manage work transitions. myfuture is for anyone who needs information to support their own or others' career planning.
Overseas students studying in Australia
Study in Australia
Studyinaustralia.gov.au is the official Australian Government website for international students. This site provides information on courses, institutions and scholarships for international students.
Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) courses
The Department of Education, Skills and Employment hosts a database of all Australian education providers that offer courses to people studying in Australia on student visas.
Before you sign up
Before you sign up for a Vocational Education and Training course, you must understand:
- what you are committing to
- what the course costs
- what the course will deliver.
We have published a fact sheet on choosing a training or education provider. This fact sheet includes a checklist with important questions to ask a potential provider. The fact sheet also contains specific questions that international students should consider.
The following articles may also help with your decision on which course or provider to choose: