Royal Gurkhas Institute of Technology Australia

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Royal Gurkhas Institute of Technology (RGIT) Australia
RGIT Australia Melbourne campuses.jpg
Type RTO
Established 2008
Officer in charge
Chandra Yonzon ( चन्द्र योन्जन )
Location Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Campus Urban
Website www.rgit.edu.au www.rgithobart.edu.au/]
RGIT Australia logo.jpg

RGIT Australia or Royal Gurkhas Institute of Technology (RGIT) - Australia is a Private Registered Training Organisation (RTO) located in Melbourne CBD, Victoria, Australia.[1] In 2014, a second campus was established in Hobart Tasmania. They offer vocational courses in Business and Management, English, Health Sciences, Hospitality, and Information Technology.[2] A wide selection of study options are offered from short courses, apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates, diplomas and advanced diplomas under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Campus[edit]

RGIT has 3 campuses in total, two of which are located in Melbourne, Victoria, - (RGIT Australia - Melbourne Campus), and one located in Hobart, Tasmania, (RGIT Australia - Hobart Campus).[3]

Melbourne Melbourne Hobart
Main Campus 2008–present
Main Campus Melbourne CBD.jpg
Victoria House 2015–present
Melbourne Victoria House campus.jpg
Hobart Campus 2014–present
Hobart Campus.jpg

The Main Campus site is housed in an Australian Natives Association building[4] and is also a Pokestop.

Students are provided the following facilities:

  • Fully equipped training kitchens
  • Classrooms
  • Computer rooms including dedicated facilities for students undertaking Information Technology studies
  • Barista room
  • Student resource centres
  • Free wireless internet

The Melbourne campuses are also close to Flinders Station and restaurants, bars and food outlets.

The Hobart campus classrooms have views of Mount Wellington and Hobart surrounds.

Courses[edit]

Certificate and Diploma Courses[edit]

RGIT offers a variety of Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses across the following departments:

Department VET Teaching Departments
Business and Management
  • Business
  • Leadership and Management
Health Sciences
  • Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Individual Support
Hospitality
  • Hospitality
  • Commercial Cookery
  • Patisserie
Information Technology
  • Information Technology Networking
  • Software Development

Short Courses[edit]

Short courses are offered in a variety of areas including: Barista, Latte Art, First Aid, Food Safety (1 and 2) and Responsible Service of Alcohol.[5]

The courses range from 4 hours to 8 hours and can be completed within a day.

Student life[edit]

Student Body[edit]

The campuses consist of both local and international students. The international students are from 47 different countries and speak around 50 different languages.

RGIT provides on-campus activities such as Open Day,[6] publications,[7] giveaways, graduations,[8] resources and support to all students at all campuses.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "training.gov.au - 22088 - Gurkhas Institute of Technology Pty Ltd". training.gov.au. Retrieved 2016-10-10. 
  2. ^ "Courses". RGIT Australia. Retrieved 2016-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Our Campuses". RGIT Australia. 2014-12-08. Retrieved 2016-10-10. 
  4. ^ Fishlock, Sean. "Australian Natives Association - 28-32 Elizbeth Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]". www.walkingmelbourne.com. Retrieved 2016-10-10. 
  5. ^ "Short Courses | RGIT Australia". rgit.edu.au. Retrieved 2016-10-10. 
  6. ^ RGIT Australia (2016-04-14), RGIT Open Day 2016, retrieved 2016-10-10 
  7. ^ "Publications". RGIT Australia. 2014-12-08. Retrieved 2016-10-10. 
  8. ^ "RGIT Australia Graduation Ceremony 2014 | Australian Council for Private Education and Training". www.acpet.edu.au. Retrieved 2016-10-10. 

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