This month Ignite Education is celebrating 16 years of supporting our local community through education. Welcome to our website. We hope it will be your first step towards a new career – whether you are considering a short course, an online course or a Certificate III in Hospitality or Business Administration you will find all the information you need here.

Ignite Education is a well established, professional Registered Training Organisation based on the Gold Coast in QLD and have been in operation since 1998. We specialise in Hospitality and Business Training. Our excellent trainers and assessors are extremely professional and fully trained with current industry experience. We offer a range of courses to choose from and flexible study options to suit you and your current lifestyle.

We are affiliated with, and work closely with the Currumbin RSL Club. This allows us to offer our students work experience through the RSL and Dune Café.  Our campus is a purpose built training facility offering three classrooms, laptops, internet, fully equipped bar, espresso coffee machine, ‘pretend Cafe’ and gaming machines.

Ignite Education gives eligible Queenslanders an opportunity to study in government funded training programs such as the Certificate III Guarantee in Hospitality or the Certificate III Guarantee in Business Administration. We also offer School based traineeships which allow high school students to work for local businesses and train towards a recognised qualification while still completing their secondary school studies.

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Hospitality is a dynamic and fast growing industry which offers many different career opportunities. A Certificate III in Hospitality will provide you with a range of skills that you will need to work in the Hospitality Industry up to a Supervisory role.

With this qualification you will have a pathway to work in restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.

Possible job outcomes with a Certificate III qualification in Hospitality include: food and beverage attendant, espresso coffee machine operator, gaming attendant, bar attendant and waiter. Training can be provided in the workplace, on-campus or online.

To enquire about enrolling in the next Certificate III in Hospitality course please call us on 07 5559 5077 or contact us by email.

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A career in Business can be extremely varied therefore our Certificate III in Business Administration covers a wide range of tasks and responsibilities. It is a professional introductory course that will give you the skills to perform as a top-level Business Administrator. It will teach you office skills such as keyboard and computer software, organising schedules, creating presentations, spread sheets, how to use Social Media and more.

Skilled administrators are always in demand – possible job outcomes include data entry operator, receptionist, office administration assistant, word processing operator and junior personal assistant. Training can be provided in the workplace, on campus and online.

To enquire about enrolling in the next Certificate III in Business Administration course please call us on 07 5559 5077 or contact us by email.

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Online learning offers the ultimate in flexibility especially if you have a busy lifestyle. Our online learning management system offers you the ease and convenience of web-based learning, allowing you to study anytime, anywhere.

We offer a range of  online courses. Study any or all of the following courses at a time that suits you – Responsible Service of Alcohol, Responsible Service of Gambling and Food Safety Supervisor  – and get one step closer to your dream job or career.

At Ignite Education we want you to succeed and our staff are available to help you with any queries you may have in relation to our online learning management system.

If you have any questions about any of our online courses please call us on 07 5559 5077 or contact us by email.

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A school based traineeship allows you to combine work and training into your school timetable while working towards a recognised qualification.  Not only do you get valuable work experience, you also get paid while you learn.  Some of the benefits of a traineeship include confidence building in the workplace and learning practical skills and experience for that industry.

If you would like to know more about our Traineeship programs please call us on 07 5559 5077 or contact us by email.
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Ignite Education prides itself on providing personal, friendly, affordable and flexible training for all its students. With over 16 years experience as an RTO here on the Gold Coast you can have peace of mind that you are choosing the right place to study.

We have a great reputation – just read the testimonials on this page.  Our fully qualified staff are fantastic to work with and go that extra step to ensure you get the best study experience here with us. For more reasons why you should choose to study with Ignite Education simply click the button below…

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RSA and RSG Courses are available on-campus or online. Places fill up fast so call Lorraine on 07 5559 5077 to enrol.

Pay no more than $100* for a Certificate III in Business Administration. Course valued at $2,500. Enrol today. Call 07 5559 5077. *Conditions apply.

Are you interested in a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery? Call 07 5559 5077 for more information.


Up-skill your staff with a Government Funded Traineeship Program. Email admin@ignite.edu.au or call Sami on 07 55595077 for details.



‘Wonderful teachers who are so supportive and amazing!’

Rhonda Brown

‘What a truly great team of 5 from ‘Ignite’.. they made my night. Sam, Pearl, Georgie, Amy and Tarnia were excellent ambassadors for the Ignite brand. We had a wonderful evening…’

Lance Smith, Angel Flight Outback Trailblazer

‘I’m enjoying the course, learning lots and meeting great people’

Jo Wardle

‘Ignite were so supportive. The trainers were awesome, and I feel I could work anywhere now. The best part was pouring beers and making cocktails, which was so much fun’

Dakota Cullum

‘I have gained so much confidence since I started training with Ignite, and I’m excited about future opportunities’

Jemma Daley-Button

‘My trainer was very knowledgeable, approachable, helpful beyond compare, and genuinely wants people to succeed’

Kim Cullen

‘Ignite has not only taught me skills and knowledge useful for my future in the workforce, but life lessons as well’

Shay Piehler

‘I have really enjoyed training with Ignite. My trainers are friendly and I enjoy working at Currumbin RSL’

Jake Danielson

‘I’m really enjoying everything I’m learning in Commercial Cookery, and have made some great friendships’

Matt Gilbert


‘My trainer is easy to get along with. There is always lots of laughter in our class’

DJ Blake

‘Everyone was always so nice and genuine. I will NEVER forget this whole experience, you have taught me things that I never knew and you have given me the confidence and knowledge that I can use for a lifetime’

Josephine Bedford

‘I would like to thank Ignite for this wonderful opportunity and I have left more skilled and made some long lasting friendships, which I will always be grateful for. Elaine would have to be the best trainer I have ever come across, she was very approachable, positive and encouraging. She genuinely cares about her students and only wants the best for everyone in life. Ignite Education is very lucky to have someone like that representing them.’

Debbie Hartshorne