The Gordon is the number one large training provider in Australia and offers a variety of different vocational degrees, with a focus on providing relevant experience in the student’s line of work. The institution also offers a number of diploma pathways so that students can move on to a university education.
With an average of just 15 students per class at the institution, there is plenty of opportunity for students to receive one-to-one tuition from industry-leading staff, who have lots of experience in their fields.
The Gordon provides a hands-on, practical learning experience, with every course giving students the chance to take part in work experience both on-campus and with partners throughout Australia. A high graduate employment rate and student satisfaction score for the institution means that students can trust they will graduate feeling ready for the world of work. In fact, the 2017 NCVER report has confirmed that Gordon graduates have a higher employment rate than the national average.
Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas from The Gordon can also be used as credit to move on to university degrees in Australia. So, whether students want support moving into further study, or finding their perfect career, The Gordon is the place for them.
The Gordon has a growing number of international students, with over 75 different countries being represented at the institution since 1930.
With three different campuses across Geelong and Werribee in the south-east of Australia, international students can use the institution as a great base from which to explore the coast. Geelong is the second biggest city in the state of Victoria and has lots of things to do that will keep students busy, such as a variety of music, food and cultural festivals. Geelong is only one hour away from Melbourne via train.