CQUniversity Australia will be Queensland’s first dual sector University, offering a full suite of qualifications from Certificate I to Doctorate and a wide variety of vocational and professional development programs to meet the needs of the Central Queensland and statewide workforce.
The proposed merger with Central Queensland Institute of TAFE will provide the basis for the more flexible pathways between vocational programs and university and also give university students the ability to include vocational competencies as part of their traditional higher education degree.
The University already offers a great range of alternatives for students wishing to build upon their vocational qualifications and experience including:
A range of programs are currently available which offer students from Central Queensland Institute of TAFE (CQIT) the ability to seamlessly transition from their vocational studies to a CQUniversity degree.
Please visit www.qtac.edu.au and search for Central Queensland Institute of TAFE for more details.
If you have studied at a Diploma level or higher with a TAFE College or RTO you may be eligible for credit towards your university studies. Visit www.cqu.edu.au/apply or phone the University (13 27 86) for further information. Further information can also be found by visiting the Credit Transfer page.
Students on the Sunshine Coast can access a Diploma of Music Industry (Technical Production)/Bachelor of Music (Creative Music Technologies) or Diploma of Music Performance/Diploma of Music Industry -Business (Combined)/Bachelor of Music (Contemporary) which like the CQIT partnership will allow SCIT students to transition seamlessly to a CQUniversity degree.
Students wishing to study community services, aged care, home and community care or nursing at a vocational level now have an opportunity to do so through the University’s subsidiary Registered Training Organisation (RTO), Healthtrain, currently operating in Melbourne. Plans are underway to provide a range of training programs, professional development services and consultancy services through both Healthtrain and the Train@CQUniversity banners in the near future.