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Posted by Jenna Baskin on 14/05/2019
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If you’re considering studying an online course with MCI Institute, but have a few questions about what the MCI experience entails, you’re in luck. We’ve answered some of the questions prospective students frequently ask us, see below:

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  1. What is a nationally recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO)?
  2. What makes MCI Institute’s business courses superior to other online education providers?
  3. How long are MCI Institute's courses?
  4. What is innovative about MCI Institute?
  5. What are the entry requirements for studying with MCI Institute?
  6. Does MCI Institute offer any support for the online students?

1) What is a nationally recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO)?

All qualifications obtained through MCI Institute are accredited by the Australian Government’s Department of Education and Training, and are recognised in all states and territories of Australia. 

All of our courses meet the Nationally Recognised Training b2ap3_thumbnail_nationally-recognised-training-logo-1standards. They are listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying with us lead to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and let employers know that you have the right skills for the job.


2) What makes MCI Institute’s business courses superior to other online education providers?

Australia’s top 100 ASX companies have relied on MCI for more than 15 years. For example, we brought LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® to the country, which was embraced by leading companies to successfully elevate innovation and teamwork. 

MCI Institute is the vocational education division of MCI, whoCopy of MCIsolutions_RGB_Color also operate MCI Solutions, which is a multi-award winning consultancy  and corporate training provider, known for its transformational education programs & innovative learning solutions.


3) How long are MCI Institute's courses?

All students have up to one year to complete their course (Certificates and Single Diplomas). You’ll be given all course units and materials at the start of each course and as soon as you’ve completed them, you can start the next unit immediately. Alternatively, you can take a break before hitting the books again. You can check our courses' duration here


4) What is innovative about MCI Institute?

Our online diploma uses WAMco – a simulated business that enables you to apply yourWAMco logo-1 newfound knowledge to immersive real-life situations. By being able to put theory into practice, you’ll grasp a better understanding of the course material and prepare yourself for your future role in the workplace.

We also have won 30 awards in 15 years including placing on the 2018 AFR Most Innovative Companies List, the Australian Business Innovation Award ABA 100 Australian Business Awards 2016,  #7 on BRW's 2015 Most Innovative Companies list, placings on the list in 2012 & 2014, 2015 Smart50 Company Fastest Growing SME in Australia and the 2012 Australian Human Resources Institute HR Service Provider of the year.


5) What are the entry requirements for studying with MCI Institute?


Only two courses from our portfolio have entry requirements: Diploma of Work Health and Safety and Diploma of Accounting. 


6) Does MCI Institute offer any support for the online students?

You might be studying online but we make sure you are never alone. Our full circle of support Untitled design (79)-1provides students with a complete and dedicated mentor support and a free and confidential well being service. This gives you the opportunity to speak to a qualified counsellor and provides you with strategies and tools for a successful study journey. Our program helps you with the following issues that online students can encounter; time management, management of stress, building confidence, self-esteem, lack of motivation, grief and loss, depression, nutrition, effective communication, and anxiety.

This program is a good example of why studying with MCI Institute will be a different experience to how you may have encountered education in the past. Our students love this program because it helps them to stay on track and have the confidence and determination to make it to their graduation ceremony.

To learn more about fast-tracking your career by studying online, download our free ebook. Alternatively, contact us with any questions you may have about studying online with MCI Institute.

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By Jenna Baskin

Jenna Baskin is the CEO of MCI and has over 11 years’ experience in the training and education space. She was responsible for the creation of the MCI's online consumer division, the MCI Institute, and the transition of the organisation into the digital learning landscape. This includes platform partnerships across North America, unique content development, and the introduction of virtual reality learning methodologies.