The management and staff of Brighton Institute of Technology (BIT) would like to extend a very warm welcome to all new and returning students. BIT Delivers a diverse range of nationally recognised accredited courses that provide students with the skills and knowledge required to either enter the workforce or pathway to further education.
BIT provides a supportive and caring learning environment. Our highly qualified academic staff and our administrative support staff will give you lots of encouragement, monitor your progress, and provide you with study support. Our aim is your success and we will do everything we can to help you to achieve it.
BIT is ideally situated in the centre of the City of Melbourne. Our main campus is located in the heart of Melbourne at 380 Bourke Street and has grown exponentially since opening in 2004. BIT welcomes large numbers of students from different countries every year. Equipped with the latest facilities, it is the central office for enrolments, administration and teaching staff. BIT provides first- class training and education within a comfortable and modern learning environment. BIT campus is also close to transport and libraries, provides ready access to employment opportunities and offers a diverse range of lifestyle choices from Melbourne’s annual calendar of world famous events. It is within easy reach of all forms of public transport, shops, cinemas, theatres, the Victorian Arts Centre, Federation Square, Chinatown, restaurants, cafes, and everything you would expect to find in a large, vibrant city. At BIT, sport, music, art and design, theatre, literature, food and wine are at your doorstep all year round.
BIT’s government accredited and internationally recognised courses will help you to achieve your career goals. Graduates of BIT leave equipped with the skills and qualifications to work in various roles in the industry of their choice. Note: BIT doesn’t guarantee any job outcomes or employment.
BIT experienced, industry-aware teaching staff are committed to promoting a culture of learning, achievement and ambition. Many of BIT’s teaching staff also work actively in the fields they teach. They are aware of any changes in the market and are quick to reflect these in their classes.
Brighton Institute of Technology is a registered Training Organisation (RTO) under the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector, ASQA (The Australian skills Quality Authority). ASQA regulates courses and training providers to ensure nationally approved quality standards are met.
The experienced staff at BIT understand the many challenges students face when studying away from home. Every effort is made to assist students to make the transition to their new surroundings and help them to feel home. We regularly consult with students to gather feedback on their experience at BIT and continually develop and improve our services accordingly. The result is a supportive and safe environment that enables students to perform at their best.
Vocational Educational and Training is a distinctive style of teaching. It teaches practical, trade relevant skills along with the underpinning theory leading to well-trained individuals that are highly prized by employers. Class sizes are kept to a minimum to ensure that all students receive personal training in line with their abilities. Assessment is based on achieving competency in the skill being taught. BIT adheres to the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015. By following them:
BIT’s courses are delivered using a variety of different methods. Delivery methods include classroom, lecture, group discussion, presentations, and case study analysis. BIT assesses its students using a combination of written assignments, tests and practical demonstrations. Assessments are based on competency, i.e., the ability to perform specific skills. It is done through a combination of observation, discussion, written assignments, work placement, direct observation and role play. many of BIT’s courses have a practical work placement element, this allows students to get a feel for the real workplace before they enter it.
Australia has a reputation as a safe, progressive and dynamic place to study, and we maintain the reputation by providing quality education to overseas students. The Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act 2000 and associated legislation such as the ESOS National Code 2018 are the legal framework governing the responsibility of education institutions towards overseas students. Any education institution that recruits enrols or teaches overseas students must be registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). Only institutions and courses on this register can be offered to international students.