Science Short Courses

Boost your knowledge and upskill with our science short courses and professional development.

Available short courses

Fundamentals of Spirit Production

A 5-day intensive course. Take a practical and industry oriented introduction to distillation, before diving deeper into gin and whisky production.

Spirit Short Course

Fundamentals of Brewing Science

A 5-day intensive course. An introduction to brewing theory and practice before diving deeper into raw ingredients and production systems and their impact on ultimate beer style.

Beer Short Course

Remote Pilot Licence Course

Get the qualifications to legally fly a drone. This course leads to the award of a Remote Pilot Licence by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia.

Remote Pilot Licence Course

World of Wine: From Grape to Glass (FREE)

Explore the principles and practices of how grapes are grown and wine is made. Whether you’re a wine novice or a seasoned oenophile, learn to confidently describe wine appearance, aroma, flavour and taste.

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Mapping with Drones (Visible)

The Mapping with Drones course is aimed at giving you a solid understanding of the data capture and processing workflow.

Mapping with drones short course

Mapping & Monitoring with Drones (Visible + NIR)

An expanded version of the Mapping with Drones workshop which includes an introduction to multispectral remote sensing.

Mapping & monitoring with drones short course

Competition: Young Scientist of the Year

How do we feed the world’s growing population? How do we save our wildlife from extinction? Got an idea that will build a brighter, greener world?

Australian high school students are invited to submit a short video about one of Australia’s big science challenges.

Video competition