- higher education courses close to home
- a broad choice of vocational training options
- the chance for you and your children to continue studies nearby
The Wimmera. Everything you need.
University of Ballarat
The University of Ballarat has a campus in Horsham which delivers a range of Diploma and Degree courses. The Horsham Campus delivers training throughout the Wimmera region and further afield through off-campus and flexible delivery programs.
The campus has specialised training rooms for childcare, automotive, engineering, business, hairdressing, marketing, building and construction. There are also art and design workshops, a nursing training room and three additional computer training rooms.
Rural programs are delivered from a purpose built wool classing facility and the University’s hospitality training restaurant - Rosebrook, operates from the Horsham Golf Club.
The University of Ballarat’s Horsham campus also offer a Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Nursing as well as a Research Centre which undertakes research relevant to the Wimmera.
Many staff of Wimmera-based organisations take advantage of the University’s presence, enrolling in professional development through higher research courses.
Longerenong College, situated north-east of Horsham, offers vocational education and training in the agriculture and land management fields at Certificate II through to Advanced Diploma levels.
The College operate a farm of approximately 1,070 hectares with cropping, sheep (merino and prime lambs) and beef cattle enterprises. The farm is operated commercially using management strategies equating to best local practices. The farm provides students with the ideal resources for “hands on” training in the practical skills required for these enterprises.
Longerenong College offers a variety of skills courses such as shearing, truck driving, forklift operation, header operation, using farm records and financial packages, first aid and metal fabrication. Many of these are taught as subjects in the main courses but are also available for anyone to undertake as short courses.