Our Year 11,12, Cert 3, 4, Diploma pathway with our residential Community College is the fastest and most enjoyable track to a job and good money.

We are planning a private Senior High School/VET College on the Murray as a Collegiate Family River Resort with a focus on the future work demand for soft skills, caring, helping, hospitality, tourism, recreation and Family Holiday fun. We will have student and family accommodation on the resort and on the boats. 

The first admission of students to this pathway is February 2021

Seatime Experience Internships or GAP programs are offered on the ships with a similar pathway in 2020

Is it time for you to leave the nest and fly with our eagles?

Care Services
Holiday Resorts
Outdoor Adventure
Travel Nanny - Carer
Travel Companion Security
Engineering Boat and shipbuilding
Take a GAP year to plan your future

Our residential collegiate resort programs offer the same high-quality fun and the huge amount of learning you enjoyed at your school camps. 

"Good Person" people skills are the priority for your happy future.

Want Traineeship or Apprenticeship - - FIRST Get experience and reference click 

Already Hold a Certificate? - - Get cruise/resort experience and reference click

Seatime required for a maritime ticket? Get seatime on a Cruise ship click 

Industry Placement from your Hospitality College? Get ocean cruise or river resort experience. click

Build a Diploma with Academy, then on to your next adventure click

International Students Australian VET Training and good work experience reference

Academy welcomes mature age Newstart entry Click for details

  • Do something different. Enjoy the cruise as a student.
  • Make it a family training event with your high school leaver
  • Australian Accredited training for any age student  
  • 4 Star Hospitality Industry work experience  
  • Detailed Work and "Good Person" Reference & Certificate

Before you go any further read Cruise Academy expectations: Click here   

Costs = (Donation of Money, Time & Effort) = great value:  click here 

Interested? Keep watch on our Newsletters for the latest details.


Write a job application style letter to the Principal to secure your residential scholarships. The letter must include as much information as possible about you, especially your involvement with community groups and volunteering, for Academy to consider your bid for a scholarship:

  • Tell the Principal why you would be such a great Academy team member. 
  • In your letter explain why a place with Australian Cruise Academy is so important for you.
  • Based on what you write in your letter, Academy may require a 2-week Qualifying Residency first (Summer or Mid-term Vacation) before we accept your application. We need to look at you. You need to look at Academy life before we both agree to proceed with your scholarship.

Send your application to principal.aca.academy@gmail.com

  • We will place the application on the list of interested students and send you a notification when online enrolments open (expected November 2019).

Click on your interest below

We invite you to Foundation member investment in our new Collegiate Family River Resort Marina & Wilderness Lodge

Adelaide Day Courses
Recreational Boat Licence Course
First Aid Training for boat operators
Accredited First Aid certificates
Yr.11 to Diploma at Sea or On the Murray
Tourism, Hospitality, Outdoor Rec. Care services 
Sea or River time Experience certificate.
English Language courses
Vacation School cruises
GAP year cruise program
Collegiate Living at Sea or On the Murray 
Student Expectations 
Student Costs

Collegiate Resort living on Murray Yr.10 to Diploma for a future in River Tourism, Hospitality, Care Services, Boatbuilding and River conservation.

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