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Mentor first RTO to offer 10747NAT Advanced Diploma of Applied Blockchain announces Dr Mark Sinclair

Mentor Education (Mentor) founder and principal Dr Mark Sinclair has announced the release of the first accredited course for Blockchain and is being marketed as the 10747NAT Advanced Diploma of Applied Blockchain.


Commenting further, Dr Sinclair advised the Advanced Diploma of Applied Blockchain was developed in partnership with Queensland headquartered Blockchain Collective.  He also confirmed that Mentor is the first RTO to offer the course.


Dr Sinclair said, “Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies are being adapted into new and established businesses in most industries.  These emerging technologies address duplication, record keeping and international payment inefficiencies in today’s financial sector as well as providing better automation, traceability and transparency”.


“Blockchain development is now the hottest skill in the freelance job market and is seen as the new ‘cloud’ of the 21st Century reported Computerworld in a news analysis last year”.


Blockchain Collective Co-founder Austin Lewinsith said. “The Mentor team have demonstrated their commitment to work with Blockchain Collective to deliver to an industry-leading qualification which complements their successful course offerings in finance, accounting, business and planning”.


“We believe Mentor will be a key player in training future leaders of the blockchain sector”.


Mentor’s Advanced Diploma of Applied Blockchain course consists of eight modules, including six core modules and two electives.  Its complexity covers topics such as analysing performance of a business model deployed on blockchain, to preparing an organisation for transitioning operations to a blockchain network.

The course includes topics such as analysing performance of a business model deployed on a blockchain, preparing an organisation for transition to a blockchain network, recruitment of staff for a blockchain project and the legislative environment.


As part of the study, course students will create a business model, functional requirements and specifications, an implementation plan for an innovative new concept or as a process improvement initiative for and existing enterprise.


Students will also complete a series of ‘real world’ deliverables which will culminate in the development of a white paper that can be presented to senior management for a go/no go business innovation and improvement initiative.


This qualification has meaningful job outcomes to meet the emerging needs of Industry 4.0 and will provide relevant and formative foundations for people leading blockchain implementation projects now and into the future.


Dr Sinclair concluded, “The Advanced Diploma of Applied Blockchain has been developed to ensure that this emerging industry has enterprise ready graduates with the knowledge and experience to apply blockchain frameworks in existing and new businesses”.


“We are passionate about offering emerging technology education to our students and are pleased to be the first RTO to deliver the course”.   




Issued by Mentor Education RTO 21683:      www.mentor.edu.au        


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Notes to the Editor


Blockchain Collective


Blockchain Collective develops leading blockchain education to empowering enterprise, educators and students for a future in blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. They aim to service the growing demand for qualified and skilled people in the application of blockchain, worldwide.


Their education is aligned to meet industry need of understanding the strategic approach to applying blockchain and distributed ledger technologies to new and existing businesses.


Web:   https://bccollective.io/