Sydney Community College - Short Courses Sydney

Sydney Community College

Sydney Community College

Providing practical learning experiences to the Sydney community since 1986, we offer a wide range of on-campus and online continuing education courses. With over 1,200 classes running each year, there’s something for everyone, from visual arts to personal & career development, language, home, garden & cooking, and sport & fitness.

Our main campus is in Rozelle, NSW, less than 10 minutes away from Sydney CBD. Our rooms include a visual art space, professional training space, and on-site parking.

Please note: Sydney Community College is not a university and is not a registered CRICOS provider in NSW for international students.

In-person courses

Our in-person short courses offer hands-on learning experiences in visual arts, handcrafts, music, and photography, focusing on improving students’ creativity and skills development.

We also offer fitness and wellbeing classes to improve mental and physical health.

We schedule our courses in classrooms or studios suitable to the study subject; the length of each class varies from 3 hours up to 18 hours. No prior qualifications or assessments are required to enrol with us.

Two visual arts students laughing in class

Online courses

Our online courses focus on professional development, personal career development and personal investments, including learning a new language, starting a small business, and developing marketing skills.

We also offer introductory level courses to the world of investment in financial assets such as the stock market.

These courses are delivered live online via Zoom. Students will benefit from live interaction with a professional tutor and each other. No prior qualifications or assessments are required to enrol with us.

Tea cup sitting next to a
      laptop in an online Zoom class

The community is our focus

Sydney Community College serves the community by offering quality and affordable educational programs.

We partner with government to deliver continuing education courses that focus on providing education to community groups facing barriers to entering the workforce, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, migrants, refugees, students with disability and, those experiencing hardship.

The College offers a Tech Savvy Seniors program that focuses on developing the computing skills of senior community members.

We also offer special discounts for health care card holders, pensioners, and seniors.

People working on a communal

Registered charity

Sydney Community College is a not-for-profit organisation registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).

Our purpose is to provide affordable and high-quality education to the community of Sydney, NSW. We believe that education is a right for every person. We ensure that our courses are accessible to everyone in the community regardless of their gender, background, culture, or status.

ACNC Registered

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Acknowledge­ment of Country

Sydney Community College respectfully acknowledges the Gadigal and Wangal peoples of the Eora Nation as the Traditional Custodians of the land upon which we operate.

We recognise their continuing connection to the land and waters, and thank them for protecting Sydney’s coastline and its ecosystems since time immemorial. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all First Nations peoples.