How to enrol

Learn how to enrol in a short or single course at RMIT Unviersity.

Short Courses

Short course enrolments are available online all year round. COVID-19 has impacted the availability of many of our face to face short courses. Refer to the University’s Statement for updates on when teaching will be returning to campus. There are a number of online, live delivered short courses on offer until then.

Step 1: Browse and select an available course

Once you have selected the short course you want to study, click the red 'Enrol Now' button on your desired intake.

Step 2: Register into a course

Use the webform to register your details for the course you want to study.

Step 3: Arrange discounts

If you’re eligible for a discount, register, submit your promo code or RMIT staff or student number. We will contact you via email to confirm eligibility and issue you a payment link.

Step 4: Proceed to payment

After registering, you will be prompted to click the red Proceed button to payment.

Step 5: Make payment

Complete your payment online with a Visa or Mastercard. Enter your email if you wish to receive a payment receipt.

Step 6: Check your Short Course Tax Invoice

Keep an eye on your email (or the email of the person who is the billing contact). Short Courses will process the enrolment and send your booking confirmation tax invoice. Check your name and course details such as date are correct.

Step 7: Await course confirmation

Keep an eye on your email. Approximately one week prior to the scheduled course commencement, you will receive your confirmation letter outlining:

▪ Location of your class

▪ Your facilitator

▪ Materials provided and

▪ Materials you may need to purchase and bring to class.

Some short courses are Nationally Endorced Units of Competency. Once you have registered and paid for your course through the RMIT Short Courses website, there will be an additional enrolment step. This is because you will be studying a standardised nationally endorsed unit of competency. You will be contacted shortly by the relevent Academic Services team regarding the next step for online enrolment into an accredited unit.

Unique Student Identifier

All learners undertaking nationally recognised training are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) issued by the Australian Government.

If you do not have a USI you will need to go and create one.

To enrol in a single course, complete your application online and submit all relevant documents outlined below. Our team will be in contact with you to guide you through the process. If your application is approved, you are required to make upfront and in full payment via Visa or MasterCard to secure your place.

  1. Browse the undergraduate and postgraduate subjects that are available as single courses here. For course details follow the link to the respective Higher Education Course Guide. 
  2. For course timetables check myTimetable. Search with the course code to view the provisional contact hours and times. These times are subject to change. 
  3. Complete the Single Course Enrolment Form (Download 2MB). 
  4. Where applicable nominate your RMIT staff number or alumni student number on the form. The following discounts are applicable to most of our single courses:
    RMIT Staff 25%
    RMIT Alumni 15% 
  5. Collate the required documents for your application 
    a) Single Course Enrolment Form(Download 2MB)
    b) Evidence of prerequisites such as academic transcripts and/or statement of intention
    c) Citizenship documentation such as a valid passport or birth certificate
    d) A PDF of your online Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) check, not required for Australian citizens and permanent residency holders. 
  6. Submit your application and attach the required documentation via email to After you submit your application you will be contacted by the Single and Short Course team to discuss your enrolment. This can take up to 72 hours. 
  7. If your application is successful you will be issued with a payment link to confirm your enrolment. Your enrolment will not be processed until full payment has been received.


For individuals full and upfront payment is required to secure your place in the course. We accept Visa or MasterCards. Government funding and/or payment plans are not available.

For business

If you are enrolling yourself, a colleage or client into a course for professional development, RMIT Short Courses accepts purchase orders or a letter of authority where a third party such as your workplace or training organisation is paying. Complete the registration form above, click proceed and then send a purchase order or letter of authority on a company letterhead to  

Included in the documentation:

  • Name of learner 
  • Course name
  • Start date
  • Fee (please note our courses do not incur GST)
  • Name of person authorising the course enrolment
  • Company name
  • Billing contact details for invoice (ie: address, phone & email)

Once we have received the documentation an invoice will sent to the billing email and our team will confirm the learner's place in the course. The invoice must be paid within 7 days.

We can not accept cash, personal cheques, bank cheques, money order, or Diners and American Express cards.

The Short and Single Courses FAQs can be found here.

If you would like to chat to our team feel free to contact Single and Short Courses


+61 3 9925 8111



RMIT University 
Single and Short Courses Unit
Academic Registrar's Group
GPO Box 2476
Melbourne VIC 3001

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