About ACA

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At the Australian Creative Academy (ACA) you can choose from an extensive range of real-world courses and turn your creative passion into a rewarding career.


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At the Australian Creative Academy (ACA) students can choose from an extensive range of real-world courses and turn their creative passion into a rewarding career.

The creative industry is a world of excitement brimming with opportunities, but it can be hard to break in to without the right know-how. For those dreaming of a creative career, might struggle to find work without the right skillset, experience or industry connections - and with limited courses available, where does one start?

At ACA, creatives looking to kick start their future in a range of creative fields will be privy to one-of-a-kind training they won’t find anywhere else. 

Opening the Brisbane training studio in March 2020, the ACA team now have their sights set on expanding to the Gold Coast. 

ACA offers and extensive scope of courses across a range of fields of the creative industry. From creative business, styling, makeup, photography and event management, many facets of the creative industry are available to students of ACA looking to upskill or retrain in a particular field. 

Each course provides students options for hands-on experience and learning in their preferred field, with additional opportunities to utilise what they have learnt by participating in work experience and internships within some of Brisbane's and the Gold Coast's most exciting creative businesses. 

ACA is now taking enrolments for creatives of the future to come and learn alongside some of the best specialists in the creative industry.

Why Choose A Creative Career

As the word of social media and technology evolves, creativity is becoming more of a necessity in securing your dream job and running a successful and profitable business. 

Human creativity is a skill that cannot be automated or programmed by a machine, instead creativity is the beast behind generating ideas and the driving force behind moving innovation forward. 

One-Of-A-Kind Training

  • Develop your creative portfolio while you study. 

  • Students can access ACA's creative space including the photography studio outside of class days. 

  • Work on real world projects

  • Frequent portfolio building sessions with professional photographers and opportunities to collaborate with other students and artists are encouraged.

  • Access to exclusive work experience opportunities

  • Learn in a fun, unique and safe environment

Learn Anytime, From Anywhere, Study Options

  • 100% online learning option

  • Interstate Student Blocks Available

  • Attend one of ACA's studio for intensive blocks or portfolio building sessions perfect for Interstate or travelling students.

  • By studying online, you choose your own learning environment that works best for your needs

  • Studying online gives you more flexibility. You can work around your work schedule (and your hobbies) 

  • Taking an online course also means that you don’t have to commute to class, which means less time spent on the bus and more study time.

  • A common misconception about studying online is that you're on you own, we have proactive and timely checkins scheduled with you to help you succeed.

  • Access to trainers and mentors are only ever an email or call away.

Top Industry Trainers

Our industry experienced trainers will provide up to date and relevant industry content, developed to give a results-driven outcome. Our trainers are qualified and skilled leaders in a variety of creative industries

Professional Mentoring

Your learning doesn't have to stop after graduation..

Graduating doesn't necessarily mean you're now on your own, our professional mentors can work with you for a 6 or 9 month period after graduation. 


ACA Mentors will ;

  • Help you develop your abilities faster.

  • Stay on track to achieve your goals

  • Advance your career

  • Assist to build your network