Education

EDUCATION PROGRAM

Soldier On is supported by many education providers and offer courses throughout Australia that can be delivered face to face, online, or a combination of the two. Please contact our Education Officers to get started.

Note: fees may apply, these vary by course, contact us to discuss.

Soldier On’s education program ensures your abilities, attributes, and skills gained during your service career are recognised in the civilian workforce.

Our education program is:

Effective – you will obtain qualifications and skills that will assist you in your civilian life.

Efficient –you will obtain qualifications and skills through the shortest route and with minimal cost.

Scalable –  rolled out nationally the qualifications and skills on offer can be modified, built upon or removed when required.

Sustainable – qualifications and skills on offer are inclusive, equitable and of the best quality by partnering with long term, educational partners.

RECOGNISE SKILLS, ADVANCE, AND DEVELOP NEW QUALIFICATIONS  

Our partner education and training organisations offer a wide range of courses that can help service personnel and their families develop new skills, get recognition for existing skills, build on current skills and experience as well as  well as explore new skills and vocational areas. Areas of courses Soldier On education partners offer include: 

  • Working with Registered Training Organisations, Service personnel and their families can have their current skills and experiences translated and reviewed. This can be in the form of Recognition of Prior Learning fast tracking your civilian career
  • A vast range of vocational courses offered by education and training organisations, at often discounted or heavily reduced prices. Courses including information technology, cybersecurity, business and project management, real estate and property sales, permaculture, early childhood education, workplace health and safety, arts and creativity to name a few
  • Career direction and personal skills which can be used by service personnel and their families across many aspects and areas of their lives from time management, communication, mentoring, and work-life balance.  

ELIGIBILITY AND COST

Most courses are open to both current, and ex, service personnel and their families, however some are limited to the service member.

Through the generous support of Soldier On’s Education partners, courses are offered at reduced costs or free to participants registered with Soldier On. Please speak with one of our Education Officers to hear more about any specific course costs.  

Opportunities will be advertised via Soldier On newsletters, on this website, and on our social media channels, as they become available. 

To register interest or discuss your education needs, speak with one of our Education Officers.