- ADULT LEARNING AUSTRALIA (ALA)
ALA is the national peak body for Adult and Community Education fields.
- AGED AND DISABILITY ADVOCACY AUSTRALIA (ADA AUSTRALIA FORMERLY QADA)
Provider of advocacy services to people who are aged or have a disability. Provides education for individuals and organisations who work with those groups. Some courses and sessions have a cost.
- AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS
Links to extensive online learning opportunities around the globe.
- AUSTRALIAN COMMUNITY WORKERS ASSOCIATION
Provides online and face to face training for a wide range of workers in the community sector.
- COMMUNITY LEGAL CENTRES QLD
Providers of a range of free training across a broad range of issues that may result in legal action.
- COUNCIL ON THE AGEING (COTA)
Occasional courses with fees. Resources online.
- COUNCIL ON THE AGEING QLD (COTA QLD)
Can provide peer education to organisations and groups representing older Australians.
- EDUCATION QLD
Provides calendars of available training for each month of the year.
- INSTITUTE OF MODERN LANGUAGES UQ (IML)
One of Australia’s leading language course providers, located at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, offering over 80 different language courses.
- ONLINE STUDY AUSTRALIA
Provides free online training as well as links to online university and other training.
- OPEN COLLEGES AUSTRALIA
Lists 50 global sites where fee free online training is available. Training includes some learning basics through to various universities open learning courses.
- OPEN LEARNING AUSTRALIA
Offers an extensive list of free and paid courses from Australian and overseas universities and training providers.
- PEAK CARE
A National body linking community sector peak bodies. Also provides training and development opportunities. Courses may have costs.
Provides a broad range of workshops/courses across Qld regions.
- QCOSS – COMMUNITY DOOR
Extensive range of online training across a broad range of community sectors.
- QLD GOVT. SPORT AND RECREATION
A number of free training opportunities supporting volunteer coaches and those working in sport.
- QUEENSLAND COUNCIL FOR ADULT LITERACY (QCAL)
QCAL is a voluntary non-profit organisation representing Adult Literacy in Queensland, promoting literacy as the key to effective life-long learning for all.
- QUEENSLAND FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATION
A Membership organisation providing the strategic link between neighbourhood and community centres and the government in policy development. Provides links to free training.
- RELATIONSHIPS AUSTRALIA QLD
Courses for individuals, families, partnerships, groups. Some courses have a cost.
- TAFE QLD
Specifically for year 12 graduates. Enrol in fee free courses in industry demand areas within one year of leaving year 12 with a certificate.
- THE AUSTRALIAN COUNCIL FOR ADULT LITERACY (ACAL)
Promotes adult literacy and numeracy policy and practice with links to literacy and numeracy training.
- TRAINING QLD – DEPT OF EDUCATION, SMALL BUSINESS AND TRAINING
Links to the Adult Community Education sector in Qld including training and resources.
Extensive links to certificate courses in Qld that are fully or partially subsidised by the State or Federal government. Some courses may have fees or materials costs.
- UA3 BRISBANE (UNIVERSITY OF THE THIRD AGE)
Offers an extensive range of training/learning opportunities to members. A small membership fee for the year is payable. Some courses have a small attendance fee for materials.
- VOLUNTEERING QLD
Provides various training to volunteers, volunteer coordinators and organisations with volunteers. Courses may have a cost.
For further training opportunities search Fee free training Qld.