Professional and Continuing Education (PACE)

World-leading University: Subject matter experts | Flexible | Customised cducation | Industry-aligned | Global footprint

Stay ahead of the curve with our dynamic, industry-aligned courses and programs.

At Professional and Continuing Education, we deliver focused and high-quality professional development to thousands of individuals each year and transformational outcomes for some of the nation’s largest and most well-known organisations.

Our courses and programs are aligned with emerging industry and business trends, with online and inperson study options providing flexibility to suit your lifestyle.

Being part of the University of Adelaide allows us to leverage the impact and expertise of renowned subject matter experts, and provides unique pathways to further study.

Our training offering

Workforce strategy, education and planning

Partner with us to design a customised workforce strategy, education or planning solution tailored to your organisation’s context and people.

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Short courses

Our short courses are practical, work ready and focused on your goals. Browse courses on topics including business, professional skills, leadership and management.

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An unrivalled learning experience

  • Diverse offering

    With 90+ courses and programs on offer in 2024, we offer training and development in a variety of professional specialisations.


  • For all learners

    Our programs and courses are tailored to the unique education needs of thousands of learners each year, spanning executive assistants to CEOs.

  • Pathways to further study

    Our customised education solutions can be structured to offer credit into further study at the University of Adelaide.

Learn how to plug the skills gap in your organisation

Discover how our customised workforce strategy, education and planning solutions can help your organisation stay ahead of the curve.

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Designed by industry and academic experts

Chris Graves

Chris Graves

Associate Professor Chris Graves is a sought-after family business expert and is Director of the Family Business Education and Research Group at the University of Adelaide Business School.

Lorraine Caruso

Lorraine Caruso

With a 30+ year career spanning general management, CEO, and director roles, Lorraine Caruso draws on her broad experience to help individuals strengthen their leadership capability and effectiveness.

Nina James

Nina James

Working in the nexus between education and industry, Dr Nina James is passionate about creating smart educational solutions and learning experiences that address workforce challenges and skills gaps.

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Want to know more about our courses options? Our experts are on hand to answer your questions and work with you to determine your professional development requirements.

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Latest news

Micro-credentials to address Australia’s critical skills gap in combat system engineering

As part of the Defence Trailblazer: Concept to Sovereign Capability (DTB) Industry Upskilling Program, Professional and Continuing Education at the University of Adelaide is playing a key role in delivering Australia’s first combat systems engineering education pathway.

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Road safety program reducing traffic deaths across South Asia

The University of Adelaide’s Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR) and Professional and Continuing Education are delivering the South Asia Regional Infrastructure Connectivity (SARIC) Road Safety Management Training Program in Adelaide this week. 

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How to successfully transition from peer to manager

Unpack the challenges and the ‘do’s’ and ‘don’ts’ of transitioning from team member to leader with leadership expert Sonali D’silva. 

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