What is AIPE?

We’re a professional education provider with over 50 AIPE courses at Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Bachelor level. Be it Accounting, Web Design or an alphabet of options in between, you can earn a qualification to make your mark in the world or do further study at affiliated universities.

We’re in the heart of the pulsating Sydney CBD, right next to Darling Harbour. Every year, many excited students from Sydney, across Australia and around the world begin or graduate from their chosen course. Our full name is the Australian Institute of Professional Education. But now we’ve been formally introduced, you can call us AIPE.

Why Study with us?

At AIPE, you’ll discover amazing things – about your chosen field, yourself and the things and people you encounter – and have plenty of fun along the way.

But we want you to be ready to do amazing things once you graduate, too.

Our teachers have designed AIPE’s learning experiences and course structures so you graduate with the skills and confidence needed to step into your dream career path – even if you don’t know what that is yet. And we can even help you find a job.

Thousands of AIPE graduates are doing inspiring, fulfilling work in Australia and around the world as entrepreneurs, business managers, IT game changers and more.

We know! Busy lives can get in the way of becoming even more brilliant through education. So at AIPE you have a variety of study options. Whether you choose on-campus or online, you’ll:

have access to all of AIPE’s great services and facilities; and graduate with the same qualification.

In class, on campus:

Available to both Australian and international students. A chance to experience the ideal blend of interactive elements, group work, classroom learning and social activities. Plus, you’ll have Sydney and all its treasures waiting just outside the door.

Online e-learning:

Available to Australian students only. Study from the comfort of your home or office through AIPE’s e-Learning portal.

Blended learning:

Available to Australian students only. Most of your course is delivered through face-to-face classroom training, and the rest is delivered online. It’s a fun, intensely interactive and increasingly popular way to learn.

    Intelligent learning whiteboards to analyse and rework images and information
    Interactive computer lab with specialised language-learning software
    Free high-speed SHDSL internet access
    A personal AIPE email account for the life of your studies
    Places that make you go “Ahhh”
    Spacious lounge areas with wide screen plasma televisions
    Fully equipped student kitchens
    Vending machines containing cold drinks and confectionery
    Ping pong table
AIPE offers students the opportunity to meet with one of our professional Careers and Employment Officers for the following services:

  • Employment advice and assistance
  • Interview techniques
  • Resume/Cover letter Writing
  • Internship opportunities

What about if I study online?
Consultations are available for online students either on campus, if you live close enough or via Skype.

How do I book a career consultation?

email – careerassist@aipe.edu.au

or – log onto MyProfession and book your own appointment

Starting a new course at a new college, possibly in a new country can be stressful and everyone needs help to adjust sometimes.

AIPE provides counselling and advice services for any area that may affect your study success, these can include:

• Personal issues affecting your studies and / or wellbeing (health, family, language, financial or motivational difficulties)
• Attendance and punctuality matters

AIPE has a number of highly experienced and qualified internal welfare support staff available to assist you. In some cases AIPE also engages the services of an external Psychologist, Mary Bonich.


Mary Bonich is a Psychologist dedicated to helping people find their way towards a happier, healthier, more fulfilling life. She provides counselling for a wide range of mental health concerns including workplace stress, anxiety, depression, PTSD, anger management, work-life balance, interpersonal difficulties, relationship breakdowns, and grief. Mary has worked both in the private and corporate sectors as a psychologist with a keen interest in successful social change. She values community and strongly believes in the reinforcement of social support systems to facilitate healthier communities. Mary has completed a Bachelor degree in Psychology graduating with 1st Class Honours, a Master degree in Psychology, and is currently completing her PhD on empowering communities to create their own version of sustainability within their own unique context. Mary is also a cyclist and an animal welfare advocate.

How to book

Appointments for students with our Student Welfare Counsellor can be made by meeting firstly with the Student Experience Team Leader who will provide options for you.

These services are free to students.

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2015 WINNER STM Star Vocational College
  • 2015 FINALIST IABCA Business Leader or Professional of the Year (CEO, Mr Amjad Khanche)
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