We are a Registered Training Organisation (TOID/RTO no. 21340)
iAscend is more than just a training organisation - we are passionate about delivering first class education and training opportunities that strive to achieve employment outcomes for our Students. This is why we deliver Certificate to Diploma level courses as well as offer traineeships in many fields.
We teach a wide variety of long and short courses. Our Hospitality courses offer RSA, RSF (Food Handlers) and Barista training. Our Construction courses include Traffic Control, Construction Induction (White Card/CIC), Spotters and Work Health Safety. We also run courses in Aged Care, Childcare, Training and Assessment, First Aid and more.
By always putting our students and employers first, we have developed a widespread network of dedicated trainers and flexible study solutions. We operate Australia-wide with a selection of in-class and distance courses, full time and part time courses as well as "on the job" training and traineeships. In addition to these training solutions, we also offer practical training positions where required.
- Fully Accredited
- ASQA and Commonwealth Government Compliant
- Highly Qualified & Experienced Trainers
- Friendly Team
- Approved for International Students
Our short courses are very popular – make sure to book early to guarantee a spot and avoid disappointment.
iAscend Polytechnic is a leading Australian private training college.
iAscend’ s headquarters are conveniently located in Flinders Lane in the heart of Melbourne’s Central Business District, it has offices and training facilities in Sydney, Queensland and a network of expert associates strategically placed across Australia.
The iAscend team is headed by Rohan Cresp, a BHP trained Fitter and Turner with a Diploma of Risk Management, a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Graduate Diploma of Business Marketing from Monash. He also holds a Masters in Training and Development from the University of Melbourne.
Rohan held a number of senior and responsible positions in hospitality, events management and labour-hire before striking out on his own account to jointly found (1998) ASCET Training and then iAscend Polytechnic in 2003.
iAscend’s team of instructors brings together a wide range of skills and extensive experience, not only in vocational education and training but in the industries for which they provide training. iAscend instructors have “walked the talk” and typically hold multiple training and industry-specific qualifications.
iAscend’s practises are based on “sustainable” business values. iAscend is a specialised training provider with a specific mission to provide high-quality training solutions that will strengthen the operations of our clients and contribute to their ongoing sustainability.
In accordance with national guidelines, iAscend regularly surveys students on their experience of iAscend's training.
iAscend’s scope of training delivery
iAscend is accredited to deliver training from Certificate II to Diploma/Advanced Diploma in:
- Business Studies
- Training and assessment
- Aged Care/Home & Community care
- Children's services/child care
- Commercial cookery
iAscend has an extensive suite of short courses covering:
- Workplace safety in construction industry
- First aid
- Traffic management and control