Kent Institute of Business and Technology - VET

For over 25 years, international and local students have trusted KENT for their business and information technology studies. With vocational certificates through to higher education degrees, KENT has produced more than 5000 quality graduates, who now work in a range of industries worldwide. KENT - the pathway to your future!

Our vocational courses are fully accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), and recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). In March 2014, KENT was also approved by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) as a Streamlined Visa Processing (SVP) education provider*.

Why choose KENT?

  • 25 years of experience in teaching local and international students
  • Specialised business, accounting, marketing and IT courses
  • Smaller and more personalised lectures and tutorials
  • High level academic and study skills support
  • Teaching staff with academic and professional experience, combining theoretical knowledge, real-life experience and relevant industry knowledge in the classroom
  • Centrally located campus in the Sydney CBD
  • More intakes throughout the year
  • Graduates in our courses are eligible for academic credit and advanced standing into KENT'S Bachelor of Business degree

* Streamlined Visa Processing is only applicable to student visa applications for KENT's higher education degree, and not vocational courses.


KENT's Sydney campus is conveniently located in the CBD, at 70-72 Bathurst Street, just 100 metres to the Town Hall train station, shopping centre and eateries.


  • Certificate IV in Business (082558E)
  • Certificate IV in Marketing (067321G)
  • Certificate IV in Accounting (079325D)
  • Diploma of Accounting (076610A)
  • Diploma of Business (067323E)
  • Diploma of Marketing (067322F)
  • Advanced Diploma of Business (067325C)
  • Advanced Diploma of Marketing (067324D)

All business courses run for 28 weeks.
Information technology

  • Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (076886F) -16 weeks
  • Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies (076887E) - 24 weeks
  • Diploma of Website Development (076888D) - 32 weeks
  • Diploma of Digital Media Technologies (076889C) - 32 weeks
  • Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (076890K) - 24 weeks

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KENT provides services to support both local and international students during their studies. Our friendly staff offer personal support to students in many areas, including a comprehensive orientation program and in-country services that assist students to adjust to life in Australia.

KENT also offers a range of academic support services and training facilities, including:

  • individual learning and mentoring services for more engaged learning and teaching
  • academic and study skills support, available through face-to-face workshops, webinars and online resources, including use of MOODLE
  • personal and confidential support counselling services
  • on-campus facilities such as computer labs and library facilities on each campus, including e-library (online) services.

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