Management and staff of Brighton Institute of Technology (BIT) would like to extend a very warm welcome to all the new and returning students. BIT delivers a diverse range of internationally recognized and fully accredited courses that provide students with entry opportunities to quality universities both in Australia and overseas. BIT provides a supportive and caring learning environment. Our highly qualified academic staff and our administrative support staff will give you lots of encouragement, monitor your progress, and provide you with study support. Our aim is your success and we will do everything we can to help you to achieve it. BIT is ideally situated in the centre of the City of Melbourne. Our main campus is located in the heart of Melbourne at 380 Bourke Street and has grown exponentially since opening in 2004. BIT welcomes large numbers of students from different countries every year. Equipped with the latest facilities, it is the central office for enrolments, administration and teaching staff. BIT provides first- class training and education within a comfortable and modern learning environment. BIT campus is also close to transport and libraries, provides ready access to employment opportunities and offers a diverse range of lifestyle choices from Melbourne?s annual calendar of world famous events. It is within easy reach of all forms of public transport, shops, cinemas, theatres, the Victorian Arts Centre, Federation Square, Chinatown, restaurants, cafes, and everything you would expect to find in a large, vibrant city. At BIT, sport, music, art and design, theatre, literature, food and wine are at your doorstep all year round.
Better Career Outcomes
BIT’s government accredited and internationally recognized courses will help you achieve your career goals. Graduates of BIT leave equipped with skills and qualifications that are in high demand by employers, leading to real jobs.
BIT employs experienced, industry-aware teaching staff who are committed to promoting a culture of learning, achievement and ambition. Many teaching staff also work actively in the fields they teach, are aware of changes in market forces across all industries and are quick to reflect such development in their classes.
Vocational Educational and Training is a distinctive style of learning. It teaches practical, trade relevant skills that are highly prized by employers. Class sizes are kept to a minimum to ensure close attention from lecturers. Assessment is based on achieving competency levels.
Adheres to Standards for NVR Registered Training Organisations
- The RTO provides quality training and assessment across all of its operations.
- The RTO adheres to principles of access and equity to maximize outcomes for clients.
- Management systems are responsive to the needs of clients, staff and stakeholders and the environment in which the RTO operates.
Student Service Focus
Staff at BIT understand the many challenges students face when studying away from their home country. Every effort is made to assist students to make the transition to their new surroundings and help them to feel at home. We regularly consult with students to gather feedback on their experience at BIT and continually develop and improve our services accordingly. The result is a supportive and safe environment that enables students to perform at their best.
Brighton Institute of Technology is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) under the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector, ASQA (The Australian Skills Quality Authority). ASQA regulates courses and training providers to ensure nationally approved quality standards are met. Brighton Institute of Technology meets all the requirements of registration and adheres to the VET Quality Framework that comprises: the Standards for NVR Registered Training Organisations and the Australian Quality Framework (AQF). These standards are used by ASQA as an instrument in protecting the interests of all students undertaking vocational education and training in Australia.
ESOS, National Code and CRICOS
Australia has a reputation as a safe, progressive and dynamic place to study, and we maintain the reputation by providing quality education to overseas students.
The Education Services for overseas Students (ESOS) act 2000 and associated legislation such as the National Code 2007 is the legal framework governing the responsibility of education institutions towards overseas students.
Any education Institution that recruits, enrols or teaches overseas student must be registered on Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) for every course offered to overseas students.
Students who successfully complete a Diploma level course are eligible to apply for entry into various Australian University courses with exemptions based on their study at Brighton Institute of Technology.
Teaching and Asessment Method
BIT courses are delivered using variety of different methods. Delivery methods include classroom delivery, lecture, group discussion, presentations, case study analysis. BIT assesses students using a combination of written assignments, tests and practical demonstrations. In some courses, assessments are based on competency, i.e ability to perform specific skills and it is done through combination of observation, discussion, written assignments, work placement assessments, direct observation and role plays.