Short Courses

Boost your knowledge and upskill with our science short courses and professional development.

The following short courses are available to a wide range of students, from those considering University to mid-career professionals looking to expand their knowledge.

Fundamentals of Brewing Science

A 5-day intensive course. An introduction to brewing theory and practice before diving deeper into raw ingredients and production systems and their impact on ultimate beer style.

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Fundamentals of Spirit Production

A 5-day intensive course. Take a practical and industry oriented introduction to distillation, before diving deeper into gin and whisky production.

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Space Resource Fundamentals

Become the expert in your school, business, or government organisation. This exciting new field is critical to unlocking the next wave of human exploration of the solar system: space resource utilisation.

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World of Wine: From Grape to Glass

Explore the principles and practices of how grapes are grown and wine is made. Whether you’re a wine novice or a seasoned oenophile, learn to confidently describe wine appearance, aroma, flavour and taste.

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Safe System for Road Managers and Engineers

Developed by the Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR), this online course will ensure you bridge the gap between professional practice and the Safe System application. Learn the skills to effectively utilise the Safe System in road safety in your day-to-day role in road infrastructure.

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Remote Pilot Licence Course

Get the qualifications to legally fly a drone. This course leads to the award of a Remote Pilot Licence by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia.

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Mapping with Drones (Visible)

The Mapping with Drones course is aimed at giving you a solid understanding of the data capture and processing workflow.

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Mapping & Monitoring with Drones (Visible + Near Infrared)

An expanded version of the Mapping with Drones workshop which includes an introduction to multispectral remote sensing.

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Excluded Category Drone Short Course

If you’re flying a drone for commercial or professional purposes and it weighs less than 2kgs, you may be permitted to conduct these operations without a Remote Pilot Licence. 

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