The Australian Qualifications Framework ensures that qualification titles are consistent throughout Australia. There are rules about each level of qualification and what that represents.
The type of qualification that you study will depend on the outcomes you need and, in some cases, the types of jobs that you can perform.
Melbourne Polytechnic has qualifications from Certificate I through to Master programs.
Short courses are a great introduction into a course or done as part of an industry requirement or licences such as the Licenced Electrical Assessments and Responsible Service of Alcohol.