Enrol in classes and courses

Whether you're thinking of face-to-face learning or distance study, expanding your interests and goals can help you:

  • stay socially connected
  • maintain good health
  • get introduced to new ideas and skills

Get more confident with the web

The Tech-Savvy Seniors Program at Telstra Australia provides free courses online and at participating public libraries in NSW. Courses are designed to help you better use the internet, email and social media.

Additionally, BeConnected is an Australian Government program with a range of free courses and hobbies to help improve your online skills.

Continuing education

There are hundreds of short courses and vocational programs provided by universities and community colleges right across the state. Many offer courses specifically for seniors.

Whether your preference is for individual learning or more group based interactions, you'll find courses offered online or held in classrooms and workshops.


You'll find a range of technical, creative and business related courses to suit many interests and skill levels. Choose between:

  • online short courses at TAFE Digital to upgrade existing skills, expand knowledge or gain new experience, or

  • more traditional, trades-based, hands-on learning at TAFE NSW

The University of the Third Age (U3A)

The University of the Third Age is a member organisation for active retirees who share knowledge and experience through a variety of courses.

It operates in 7 regions across the wider Sydney metropolitan area and throughout regional NSW.

Course presenters are volunteers who share the knowledge of their profession or interests.