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First Australian microcredentials platform launches

09 Dec 2022

THE Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) is proud to be a partner in the National Microcredentials Marketplace, MicroCred Seeker, an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Education.

MicroCred Seeker is a user-friendly technology platform that allows anyone to compare short courses and helps them understand how they can be stacked and used for credit towards a complete qualification.

It will connect providers with learners, employers and industry groups to facilitate lifelong learning and meet emerging workforce demands.

All TEQSA-registered higher education providers in Australia have been invited to participate in the launch, with other education providers able to be onboarded in future phases.

So far 49 providers from all over Australia have joined the platform, offering more than 240 courses, with many more expected in the next few months.

David Christie, Managing Director of UAC said, ‘This is a wonderful example of government and the higher education sector working collaboratively to deliver really useful information to a broad community interested in learning, educating and upskilling. The technology behind it is truly innovative, but at its heart it’s about giving people access to the knowledge they need now and that will be needed for the jobs of the future.’

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For further information (media only) email or contact:
Diane Jardine, Communications Coordinator, UAC on 0436 459 603, or
Kim Paino, General Manager, Marketing and Engagement, UAC on 0409 155 112.