What is considered formal learning?

Formal learning is the learning that takes place through a structured program of learning that leads to the full or partial achievement of an officially accredited qualification. Examples of where formal learning takes place, includes:

  • study undertaken with Australian Higher Education Providers (e.g. Unviversities, TAFE Colleges)
  • study at recognised overseas institutions
  • credentialed programs provided by recognised professional bodies, employers and other authorities.

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