You can study a La Trobe degree at a Chisholm location

Think global, stay local with this exciting partnership between La Trobe University one of Australia’s leading universities and Chisholm, one of Victoria’s largest TAFE Institues.

Together, La Trobe and Chisholm offer specialised degrees that prepare you to work in your chosen industry with great employment options.

Courses offered include:


This program is offered at Chisholm@311, our campus in the Dandenong CBD. You can complete our Diploma of Accounting in one year and then study the La Trobe Bachelor of Accounting for two more years (or equivalent part time) and gain both qualifications.

Information Technology

If you aspire to be degree-qualified in the field of information and computer technology, the Bachelor of Information Technology offered by Chisholm, in partnership with La Trobe University, is for you. Begin your diploma with us and then go into the La Trobe qualification from year two onwards, all delivered at Chisholm@311, our campus in Dandenong CBD.

Nursing (Enrolled Nurse Entry)

The Bachelor of Nursing (Enrolled Nurse Entry) (HBNENK) and Diploma of Nursing (HLT54115) program at Chisholm provides you with the knowledge, skills and practical experience to become a highly employable Registered Nurse. The Bachelor of Nursing (Enrolled Nurse Entry) is accredited by the Australia Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC).

Early Learning 

This online course (with some face-to-face delivery) covers birth to six years. To access this pathway begin your Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care with us on-campus and then, assuming you meet the entry criteria, continue into the second year of the La Trobe Bachelor of Early Learning.

The Bachelor of Early Learning Tutorial Support (BELTS) program has been designed to support graduating Chisholm Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care students continuing with the La Trobe BEL, at no extra cost to the student. 

Community Services

This course allows you to complete requirements for both the Diploma of Community Services and the first year of the Bachelor of Community Services. After completing the second year of the bachelor, you may choose to transfer to the Bachelor of Human Services/Masters of Social Work degree at La Trobe's Bundoora campus.

To be launched in 2019: 

Bachelor of Sports Coaching and Development (La Trobe partnership)
Chisholm’s partnership with La Trobe University has continued to develop and Chisholm is excited to be able to offer for the first time a Bachelor of Sports Coaching and Development at a Chisholm campus.

The course will be launched in 2019 and will cover themes such as coaching principles, sports technology, exercise science and skill acquisition. The new degree will be offered at the Chisholm Cranbourne campus, the home of the Chisholm Sports Academy.  Now students will be able to pursue an industry leading sports focussed degree, in Melbourne’s South East. The diploma to degree pathway is one that Chisholm recognises as a unique learning journey.  It allows students flexibility and the chance to gain multiple qualifications whilst building skills, knowledge and employability.