Welcome to Bedford College

Bedford college is a truly unique place where you can feel like you belong.

80 years delivering world-class education

Bedford College is a truly unique and special place where you can feel like you belong.

We welcome all kinds of people who are looking to study somewhere that values them as an individual while preparing them for the workplace.

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 employment 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.

High graduate success rate

At Bedford College, we focus on delivering career-focused education leading to meaningful employment. Because of this, many of our students are employed by the time they graduate.

Professional development

At Bedford College, we provide additional training in effective communication, leadership and presentation skills to ensure you feel confident when applying and interviewing for work.

Caring learning environment

With the student experience at the centre of our education, the team at Bedford College takes a holistic approach to enhance both the professional and personal aspects of your life.

University pathways

Bedford College offers pathways into a range of universities including the University of Sydney, Macquarie University, University of Wollongong, University of Newcastle, University of New England, Charles Sturt University, University of Notre Dame Australia, Australian Catholic University and Avondale University.

Flexible learning options

With flexible learning options either face-to-face at our Norwest or Sydney CBD campus or online, you can plan your study around your existing personal, family and work commitments.

Established employment partners

Bedford College have partnered with some of Australia’s largest companies and organisations, as well as local businesses who are always keen to employ Bedford students and graduates.

Industry-leading expertise

Many of our lecturers are professionals in their respective industries, offering industry knowledge and insights into best practices so you're ready to face today’s challenges in the workplace.

Our 80-year heritage

Founded in 1943, Bedford College is one of Australia’s most well-established not-for-profit tertiary institutions, firmly committed to being an innovative provider of quality training in a caring, Christian environment where all backgrounds and cultures can work and learn in harmony.





YEAR 10, 11 & 12

Whether you're completing Year 10 and are looking for alternatives or are graduating with your HSC, we offer 'smart' pathways into university to fast-track your career.

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Thinking about a mid-career transition into a different field? Our partnership with employers in aged care, community services, childcare and support will give you the necessary skills to start a rewarding career.



With affordable accommodation options nearby and plenty of employment opportunities whilst studying, we welcome international students from all countries and cultures at Bedford College.

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Looking to return to work after having a baby? Our courses are perfect for parents wanting to study towards re-entering the workforce after taking extended time off to care for a loved one.

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Bedford College is a great alternative to undertaking your HSC as an alternate pathway into undergraduate study, where we've helped thousands of students reduce their study load when entering university.

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Looking to up-skill and study towards a qualification in your chosen field of work? Become academically recognised for your work experience and get that qualification on your CV with our Recognition of Prior Learning.

We have been equipping and empowering people towards a fulfilling career since 1943

Bedford College offer flexible options for course delivery






Norwest Campus

Sydney City Campus