In addition to English language courses, Inforum, together with our partners, runs excellent short courses. Some of these courses will help you find a find a job but they’re all both fun and practical.

Responsible Service Alcohol

Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)

If you want to work in bars and restaurants, you’ll need this course.

Our teachers will assist you to understand the course concepts and vocabulary so that you can pass the test as quickly as possible, usually after two afternoons.

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Barista Training

Learn how to make great coffee in just one afternoon.

Make the perfect espresso, steam the milk and get lots of hands-on practice on barista machines. This course is great for helping you to get a job.

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Surfing Lessons

This is a fun and exciting course and even if you’re a beginner, you’ll be standing up in your first lesson!

The guys from Get Wet Surf School are some of the most experienced surfing teachers in Queensland so you’re in good hands. They’ll pick you up from Inforum and take you to the beach. You’ll spend about two hours there and then they’ll bring you back to the school.

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PADI Open Licence Diving Course

PADI Open Licence Diving Course

Get your PADI licence and start scuba-diving today!

The Gold Coast is a great place to learn to dive and the team from Devocean Dive are ready to teach you all the scuba diving basics.

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Gold Coast Art School

Gold Coast Art School

For any level student wanting to improve their artistic skills.

Stephen Buntrock, the director of the Gold Coast Art School, is a highly experienced and talented artist. He’s designed courses from Beginner level to Advanced to teach you all aspects of sketching, oil and watercolour painting.

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Course NameStart DateDurationEnglish RequiredLocationClass SizeOther Information
Barista Short CourseEvery week (Tuesday or Thursday)2.5-3 hoursPre-Intermediate shoes (no sandals) or aboveSouthportMin 1Please wear socks and shoes (no sandals)
Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)Every month (third Tuesday & Wednesday)1 hour x 2 daysIntermediate or aboveInforumMin 4 - Max 8Queensland and New South Wales licence only
Surfing LessonsAny day1 day - 2 weeks. Each lesson is 1.5 hoursCommunicative EnglishNearby beaches depending on surfMin 1 - Max 20Please bring your bath towel and swimming suit
PADI Diving Licence
(Open Water)
Any day on request (except Sat.)3-4 days (lesson times are flexible)Intermediate or aboveAt Devocean office, Southport Aquatic Centre, Gold Coast SeawayMin 1 - Max 8Bring your swimming suit, bath towel, notebook, pens, food and sunscreen
Gold Coast Art School4 times a year2.5 hours, 10-12 eveningsIntermediate or aboveGold Coast Art School (five minute walk from Inforum)Min 5 - Max 20Painting tools can be bought or rented

Getting the barista certificate while studying at Inforum has been really useful. I now practise making coffee at Inforum and it has also helped me to get the experience to work in cafes in Australia.Jacqui from Brazil