Our Difference

Passion

At ACE we stand up for passionate people, people moving forward and connecting with living well.

Value

Enrolling with ACE means you place a high value on quality and seek out new ways of learning in courses that will get you noticed.

Small classes, bigger benefit

Our intakes are typically small, this means more time and attention is given to the individual student and learning is tailored to your needs.

High job rate

ACE student completion surveys indicate an employment outcome of 76%.

Great partnerships

Our partnerships with industry are ground breaking, with students in our Queensland colleges now able to complete their training live in the workplace of major employers.

Support

Structured learning support is available to every ACE student, including free workshops.

Industry experts

We employ experienced, highly respected trainers each with current industry skills - they bring this knowledge into your learning.

Our students love us!

94% of surveyed students said the training provided by ACE was relevant to the job and significantly increased their employment outcome.

Our message is simple

Start your journey, change your
world – yes you can.

Our History

ACE has been designing and delivering education programs since 1972. One of the first community education providers in regional NSW, our Colleges now benefit from a reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, life skills and industry engagement. So much more than a training business, we are active partners in each of our communities.

 

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Our Colleges

Set in the heart of vibrant communities; ACE Community Colleges locations are close to transport, access to support networks and employment growth centres. Our campuses have a modern industrial feel, light-filled and spacious, these combine to promote learning and innovation.

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Our Specialisations

ACE is an established education leader in the sectors of Early Childhood Education and Care, Community Care, Training and Assessment and Business Administration. With more than forty years of experience; professional pathway development in these sectors is what we do best.

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Our Trainers

Many of our training staff are actively engaged in industry practice whilst teaching. This dual focus brings current industry insight, trends and processes into the classroom where ACE students benefit from an additional layer of learning.

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Values & Ethos

Our organisation is committed to continuous improvement and development. This includes working in conjunction with regulatory authorities, Federal and State Government departments, industry associations and qualified industry specialists to deliver an exceptional training experience which is unique to the ACE brand.

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Employment Pathways

 

We have strong industry connections, offering our students coordinated work placement, and live training in the work place is our point of difference.
This means, whilst you are training for your qualification you are creating valuable links to future employment possibilities.
These collaborations and the employment outcomes generated have been nominated for a Queensland Training Award 2016.

Click here to hear from ACE graduates about their training experience and where their career journey is taking them.

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Key facts to know about industries Ace is partnered with:
The VET sector currently provides training courses for 9 out of 10 occupations predicted to have the greatest growth of new jobs over the next five years.
Community services and health sectors now employ approximately 12 percent of the total Australian workforce, and are growing expediently.
1 in 4 new jobs are projected to be created in the community services/health industry between 2013 and 2018.
The number of people aged over 65 with a disability in Australia is expected to reach 4.1 million by 2051.
In aged care there were 350,000 workers in 2012, this will need to increase to 1.3 million by 2050 to meet expected demand.
VET graduates have a higher employment rate than undergraduates. More than 78% of VET graduates are employed after training.
VET graduates earn wages comparable to, if not exceeding, that of university graduates.