Established in 2001, The Open Access College and The Marden Senior College is a Registered Training Organisation offering training to students who may not otherwise have the opportunity to participate successfully. Training is delivered to enable upgrading of skills and with the aim of providing a path to lifelong learning. Geographic location, isolation and preferred learning setting and methodologies are considered when preparing courses and course materials. The Open Access College develops and delivers distance training through a variety of mediums, including online learning. The Marden Senior College delivers face-to-face training for adults.