About us

With hundreds of courses across a wide range of industries , you can be sure to find a skilled career pathway that's right for you.

Study your way

Study your way

Our aim is to make learning easy and accessible to Australians no matter where you're located. Whether you want the flexibility to study online or you prefer face-to-face learning, our platform makes it easy to find the right course for you.

Reputable trainers

Learn with the best

We ensure that all of our courses are delivered by reputable course providers. Our VET courses are delivered by Registered Training Organisations that have solid track records. This means you can be certain your qualification is recognised throughout Australia.

Get job ready

Get job-ready

We're focused on offering courses with real-world outcomes that employers are looking for, whether you're just starting out or looking to take a step up in your career. Our goal is to equip you with the practical skills needed to get you job-ready.

Meet the founders

Mark Zagora
Mark Zagora

Mark Zagora has been on the Board of Directors at Courses.com.au for over two decades. He was an initial investor when the company first launched in January 2001 and continues his involvement today as an Advisor and Chairman.

Mark is passionate about education and training and has worked with many companies to help them develop their domestic and global expansion strategies through the training and development of their staff.

Joanna Oakey
Joanna Oakey
Co-Founder and Managing Director

Joanna Oakey is the co-founder of Courses.com.au, a pioneering directory in the education and training industry that connects students with a wide array of courses. More than 20 years ago, the team at Courses.com.au foresaw the potential of the internet to revolutionize how people find educational opportunities and set out to create something that at the time was extremely unique. They have continued this focus on innovation in marketing in the sector ever since.

Joanna has a keen interest in the education sector and in growing businesses. As a best-selling author, award-winning business leader, and podcast host, she firmly believes in the power of marketing to bridge the gap between students and course providers, creating a dynamic platform that empowers learners to achieve their educational goals and help providers reach a wider audience.