Holmesglen Institute


  • Whether you are just starting out at Holmesglen Institute, or have completed your Diploma / Advanced Diploma, Deakin will provide you with the tools and advice to help you transfer to Deakin when you are ready. Many students complete the first part of their education at Holmesglen, then transfer to Deakin University to complete their degree.

Holmesglen's University Pathway Program provide pathway students with the opportunity to enter university with credit for prior learning of up to one and a half years towards a Bachelor's degree.

Key benefits of credit for prior learning supported studies at Holmesglen and Deakin University:

  • Students can work while studying.  Deakin offers flexible study options and, after completing a TAFE diploma, students can seek higher paid employment while undertaking part-time or full-time university study.
  • Pathways contribute to employability. Students will have a highly marketable mix of practical VET/vocational skills and theoretical higher education knowledge after graduating from Holmesglen and Deakin.
  • Pathways provide staged and supported learning. Students will experience a supported transition from school to tertiary education via TAFE studies, as well as acquire the skills required for tertiary study while undertaking a diploma at Holmesglen.

For further information, please contact, or call 1300 DEGREE (1300 334 733)

Deakin offers a wide range of credit for prior learning to Holmesglen graduates and many students complete the first part of the program at Holmesglen, then transfer to Deakin University to complete their degree.

Deakin welcomes applications for credit from all TAFE courses. Even if your course isn't listed, you can still apply to Deakin and be offered credit for your studies. You can also apply for CPL if you have significant work experience in your chosen area of study.


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