Workforce Development


We offer comprehensive vocational training to the health & community services sector, particularly at the Certificate IV entry level.

All courses are accredited via the Melbourne Polytechnic accreditation process which meets national accreditation standards. Our procedures are also ISO 9001 quality accredited ensuring courses are professionally delivered and subject to ongoing review and improvement procedures.

Qualifications can be delivered as individual modules or built into a complete package.

Not just training;

  • building ongoing associations and strategic training partnerships
  • increasing workforce capacity through customised vocational qualifications
  • delivering a SkillExpress industry skills recognition program
  • Nationally accredited qualifications to support your industry training

This faculty has a number of Industry trained assessors who can visit your premises

A leader in Health and Community sector training

Community Health and Wellbeing works with many organisations and industry groups, such as the Department of Human Services, Department of Health, Yooralla, SCOPE, The Salvation Army, Melbourne City Mission, Mind Australia, Northern Health, City of Darebin, Moreland City Council, Nexus Primary Health, Southern Cross Care, Villa Maria and many others.

Some of the above organisations engaged Melbourne Polytechnic's Community Health and Wellbeing Department to design and deliver SkillsExpress programs in the Certificate IV in Alcohol & Other Drugs, Certificate IV in Mental Health and the Certificate IV in Community Services.

Other organisations have put their staff through various customised courses such as Certificate IV in Disability, Certificate IV in Community Services, Certificate III in Home and Community Care and Certificate III in Aged Care.

Other Melbourne Polytechnic educational services to support your employees.

  • Literacy and Numeracy support
  • Computer skills (basic and advanced)

Further information

Gail Fernando – Industry Partnerships Coordinator 
Phone: 03 9269 1541
Email: ua.ud1477048316e.cin1477048316hcety1477048316lopen1477048316ruobl1477048316em@EF1477048316I-Fli1477048316aG1477048316

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