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Special Offers!

See our current special offers:
Digital Photography, Human Nutrition, Introduction to Psychology…and more

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Featured Career - Life Coach, Personal Trainer, Fitness Leader

Our Fitness Leader Certificate is more in depth, leads to things that other colleges cannot offer, our tutors are better qualified, and our course fees are far less than many other colleges. The course incorporates Exercise and Fitness Knowledge Level 1 and 2 in the U.K; as well as the Australian certificates III and IV in Fitness.

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Course Development

Recently Launched

Managing Notable Gardens & Landscapes

New Certificates

Certificate in Companion Animal Studies

Certificate in Health Support

Certificate in Marine Studies

Plantsmanship Certificate    

Certificate in Editing and Proofreading 

Notable Gardens.


Revised and New to Online & CD

We now offer the added option of studying these courses online or on CD:

Leisure Facility Management I

Pig Husbandry  

Sheep Production  

Water Conservation & Management  

Adventure Tourism   



Bookshop News

Just Published

Espalier  by Allen Gilbert
Allen has been a friend and colleague of our principal for over 40 years; and according to John Mason “This book is set to become a classic, and should be in every gardeners library”.  With 144 pages of full colour, it covers:

  • Forms, trellis systems and designs
  • Selection –including flowering plants, fruit trees and native Australian plants
  • Shaping, Pruning, Maintenance and Care

RRP $27.95   click to order a copy

New in Bookshop

Complete Idiots Guide to the Perfect Wedding  

Building the Ultimate Custom PC 

Alternative Energy Demystified

Australian Marine Life 2nd edition



Mainstream Education Never "Learns" (So what’s it doing in the “Learning” Industry)

An article on the history of schooling and testing by Phil Cullen.


New Jobs Board Service

This “FREE” directory is designed to connect:

  • Students who are seeking employment (Job Seekers), and
  • Employers who are seeking employees (Advertisers)

Advertise for free, a job you need to fill, or yourself as a job seeker.  Browse to find jobs to apply for, or potential employees -


New Staff

Karin Von Behrens M. Arts and Media, Grad Cert Communication and PR, Hons. Screen Studies and B. Creative Arts. Working in the Gold Coast office,  Karin has an extensive background in Creative Arts and Media including animation, film production, radio, journalism, visual arts and creative writing. She has worked on feature films, short films, festivals and spent four years with the City of Sydney Council doing everything from teaching creative writing to the elderly to event management and administration.

Dr. Gareth Pearce  BSc(Hons), BVSc, MA, MVetS, PhD, GradCertEd(HE), PGCertAqVetS, PGCertWLBio&Cons, DiplECPHM, MRCVS. Dr Pearce is a new UK based tutor.

Natalie Irving – New Administration Assistant in the Gold Coast Office

Jodi Lee Thorngaard - New Administration Assistant in the Gold Coast Office


News from ACS Affiliated Colleges

Congratulations to Brenden Tempest Mogg, President of our affiliate College, Warnborough.
Warnborough President Received RECON Award Presented by UK Minister for Higher Education & Universities. Dr. Brenden D. Tempest-Mogg received the RECON 2009 Leadership in Community Help Ministry Award on Saturday 29th October in London. It was presented by David Lammy MP, UK Minister for Higher Education and Universities. Dr. Tempest-Mogg said he was honoured by this recognition for the work he was doing for students from Ghana and for the community projects initiated by the Society of Friends of Abuhoia, Ashanti, Ghana (SOFAAG). Bishop Kwaku Frimpong Manson, the founder of the RECON Awards and Mr. Lammy congratulated Dr. Tempest-Mogg on this achievement. They acknowledged the support Warnborough was giving to deserving students who otherwise would not be given this opportunity for higher education. Dr Tempest-Mogg accepted the RECON award from Mr David Lammy, MP, the Minister for UK Higher Education and Universities.


Fee Increase

ACS course fees were recently increased (Our first increase in well over a year).

Christmas New Year Holidays

The office will close for the Christmas/New Year period at 4pm on Wednesday 23rd December, and reopen at 9am on  Monday 11th January. 

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