Welcome and Thank you for considering St Mary’s Institute (SMI) as your education and training destination in Melbourne Australia.
In the last decade, we have witnessed a rapid and progressive advancement in technology, telecommunication, and global trade, creating a major shift in market and consumer behaviour, business processes and business thinking. Moreover, changes in business and industry dynamics also require an equal transformation in education and training. It becomes pertinent that new graduates and skill workers are equipped with appropriate skill sets, competencies, and knowledge in their respective fields to be able to face new challenges of modern workplaces. With these concepts in mind, St Mary’s has developed courses that are industry‐specific, competency based and relevant to students who are looking to start a new career in their chose field.
In Australia, the Vocational Education and Training (VET) structure is guided by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), offering Nationally Recognised Qualifications in a wide range of industry sectors. The institutions delivering these qualifications to International students operate under a quality assured regime of ESOS (Essential Services to Overseas Students) and VQF (VET Quality Framework). Students acquiring nationally recognised qualifications can obtain credits for all the successfully completed competencies between different educational institutes and courses, creating flexible education and career pathways.
SMI is committed to providing a positive and resourceful learning environment to all its students to enhance their learning experience at SMI is further committed to student welfare with students as the prime focus of the operations. At SMI, students have access to all levels of management to express their concerns, views and suggestions. SMI believes in continuously improving its services in both academic and administrative areas that add value to student experience at SMI.
Our ValuesRespect – Everyone is unique and valued
Integrity – Always do the right thing
Belief – We can make a difference
The first step is to act. SMI can help you step up, opening a world of opportunity and give you the skills to change yourself and the world. With qualifications in Aged Care, Disability and Community Services. Our aim is to ensure our students are skilled with up-to-date industry standards and most importantly getting that dream job.
Melbourne is the capital city of Victoria, and Australia’s second-largest city. At the city’s centre is the modern Federation Square development, with plazas, bars, and restaurants by the Yarra River. In the Southbank area, the Melbourne Arts Precinct is the site of Arts Centre Melbourne – a performing arts complex – and the National Gallery of Victoria, with Australian and indigenous art. Some of the major university campuses are located within the CBD, including RMIT University, Victoria University, La Trobe University, Southern Cross University, and the Melbourne University only a short tram ride away. SMI offers a modern, spacious and fully equipped campus with a vibrant and multi-cultural learning environment