Stirling Institute of Australia

Stirling Institute of Australia is part of MAX

Stirling Institute of Australia (SIA)

Victoria-based registered training organisation The Stirling Institute of Australia (RTO ID 21132, CRICOS Provider Code 03797M) provides a range of courses for both domestic and international students.

Areas of study include Allied Health Assistance, Early Childhood Education and Care, Ageing Support, Disability, Mental Health, Community Services and Horticulture.

Over more than 30 years, SIA’s hypnotherapy training division, the Academy of Hypnotic Science, has earned its reputation as the foremost trainer of Hypnotherapy in Australia.

SIA is a part of MAX Learning.

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Our Focus

Courses for domestic students

We offer 12 courses (Certificate and Diploma Level) delivered in face-to-face classroom environments in a number of locations in Victoria. Work placements in suitable workplaces are also offered for appropriate course

Courses for international students

We offer 6 courses (Certificate and Diploma Level) at 2 locations in the Greater Melbourne area. These are delivered in face-to-face classroom environments. Work placements in suitable workplaces are also offered.


The Academy of Hypnotic Science (RTO ID 21332) is Victoria’s first, biggest and best, dedicated deliverer of Clinical Hypnotherapy training.

Get in touch

We always love to hear from our students and clients. Feel free to drop in or contact us during our business hours.

Talk to the SIA team