Bedford College is a truly unique place where you can feel like you belong.
This year, Bedford College celebrates 80 years operating in Australia as a not-for-profit vocational tertiary college. We have been equipping and empowering people towards a fulfilling career in business, health, education, community services and more since 1943.
Our holistic student-focussed approach, high graduate success rate and established industry partners has allowed us to train and equip thousands of students over the years, with many going on to find meaningful employment in their field of interest.
We welcome anyone who is looking to study somewhere that values them as an individual while preparing them for the workplace.
80 years delivering world-class education
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8 reasons to study at Bedford College
High graduate success rate
Flexible learning options
Job readiness skills
Caring learning environment
Our 80-year heritage
Our career-focused education helps prepare students for the workforce.
Explore our nationally recognised courses
Our recognised Diploma business courses will help you become a highly skilled business management and business administration professional.
Give children the best start in life with our child care courses for accredited qualifications in early education and care.
Our education courses will give you foundational skills to educate, support and assist school-age children.
Gain practical skills to effectively engage with and support clients in the community.
Our nationally recognised aged care courses allow you to support elderly individuals in need of compassion and care.
Effectively support individuals, groups and communities as a compassionate community service worker.
Play a crucial role in developing skilled professionals in the vocational education and training (VET) sector.
Where can Bedford College take you?
Get into university without an ATAR.
If you didnt get the ATAR you were hoping for, there’s a pathway into university through Bedford. College graduates are eligible to receive credit towards a degree in Commerce, Teaching. Social Work and Nursing.
Be employed by
Does the idea of earning an income excite you? Thanks to our network of employment partners, many students receive employment by reputable companies in law, accounting & finance. recruitment, real estate, early childhood & school age core, aged care, disability care, individual support and more!
Be an entrepreneur
or start a business.
We love helping students meet their full potential by owning their own business or joining a family business. Our courses in Business, Leadership & Management will give you the practical skills you need to grow a small-to-medium sized enterprise as a business owner.
Earn an income and
gain work experience.
We’ve helped thousands of students maximise their earning potential and find meaningful work after graduation. With high job prospects in growth industries, you’ll be earning an income and on track to a rewarding career.
Gain an education
and get a head start.
Some students prefer to skip their HSC and instead, advance their education by enrolling into a vocational course. We accept students who have completed Year 10 RoSA or equivalent.
Gain skills without
committing to uni.
Not everyone is ready to commit to a full university degree after finishing high school. If you’re still unsure about your career aspirations, a vocational course at Bedford allows you to quickly upskill, opening up opportunities for you to either go onto tertiary study or pursue
Here’s what our alumni have to say about their experience at Bedford College
Students rate Bedford College 4.5 stars on Google