- How long will it take to complete the course?
- How much will my diploma cost?
- Are you an Australian government Registered Training Organisation?
Is a Foundation diploma right for me?
- Are you keen to begin your professional career in either Business or IT?
- Do you want to complete an Australian University Degree?
- Are you looking for a career in industries which are ever-changing, filled with challenges and offer attractive career prospects?
If you learn best at your own pace, then studying online is probably for you. You won’t miss out on support with our Academic team waiting to assist you through your course.
What job opportunities are there industry?
You have access to our careers and placement consultants who can discuss the opportunities available to you. For instance, the IT sector in Australia is growing rapidly. A recent IBIS report revealed that ICT as we know it, enhanced with ubiquitous high-speed broadband will become the most important utility of this century. By 2050, it is expected to generate over $1 Trillion in revenue.
Where else can my Foundation Diploma take me?
After completing your Foundation Diploma, you may use it as a pathway into an Australian university where you could commence from the start of the second year of your IT or Business Degree. Find out more.
How long will it take to complete the course?
You can complete your Diploma in 18 months with the flexibility online learning gives you. Studying 25 hours per week on average (100 hours per month) should see you successfully complete your qualification within this timeframe. All assessments must be completed within the 27-month time limit.
What do I need to do to start studying?
You only need to complete the online Pre-enrolment Assessment and our enrolment form, select your payment plan and have a chat with one of our Career Consultants who will advise and guide you on the best course to help you achieve success.
What documentation do you require for me to enrol?
To enrol you will need to provide some personal details and documentation proving your identity, age and where you live.
If you are providing this documentation electronically you will need to email certified copies. You will have an opportunity to provide your documentation after completion of our enrolment form. Your Career Consultant will help you through the enrolment process.
How much will my diploma cost?
Please refer to the Payment Options page for fees and payment options.
Do you recognise my prior learning?
We do. Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer enables you to complete your diploma earlier, reduce your study load and/or take on additional qualifications. However, all prior learning and evidence must align and be recognised by the Australian Qualification Framework government body.
We can provide you with more details about Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer.
Are Computer Power Institute and Didasko Institute of Business Australian government Registered Training Organisations?
Yes we are. The Registered Training Organisation 22099 Didasko Institute Pty Ltd, trades as Computer Power Institute and Didasko Institute of Business.
But what does this mean? The Australian adult education industry is highly regulated by the Australian Government. Only Australian government approved education organisations are issued with a unique Registered Training Organisation Number. The Didasko Institute number is RTO 22099. For confirmation of this, go to www.training.gov.au which is the government regulating website for the Australian training industry. If a training organisation is not on this website, they cannot award Australian government approved qualifications.
Didasko Institute is approved to deliver nationally recognised qualifications. Compliance is monitored regularly through internal audits and externally by Australian government regulators Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). Didasko Institute observes compliance as quality requirements of Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015 and the current National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011. Find out more.
What are the outcomes from the course?
Because all qualifications delivered by Computer Power and Didasko Institute of Business are Government approved and monitored, our Foundation Diplomas can lead to career opportunities in any industry, and will enable you to successfully pathway to a relevant Bachelor Degree course at an Australian University where you start your studies in the second year of a three year Degree. Find out more.
What support will be offered to me while I study?
You will be offered as much support as you require. You can contact our Academic team as frequently as you need. You will also get regular calls or emails (your choice) from your trainers to make sure all is well with your course.
Can I talk to other students about the course I’m studying?
Yes, peer-to-peer support is provided through student forums that are available through your Learning Management System (LMS) individual portal. You can also join our closed student Facebook pages.
What language do I need to know?
All of our course content is provided in English. Although some of our staff speak other languages, support will be primarily offered in English.