Our Bridging and Preparatory department offers courses to adults wanting to re-engage with training and to prepare for employment.
We are also the home of Auslan courses at Melbourne Polytechnic.
We offer courses if you are exiting secondary school and looking for pathways into science and health.
In addition, the department provides services such as communication skills and study skills to support you at Melbourne Polytechnic.
Courses are offered on a full time and part time basis.
Courses are delivered in a range of learning environments including classroom, virtual and online modes.
Bridging and Preparatory Studies offers courses across Melbourne Polytechnic's Preston, Epping, Heidelberg and Prahran campuses.
The Bridging and Preparatory department individually tailors programs and learning plans for you as a student to ensure your success for work or further study.
We help early school leavers develop skills and prepare you for further study, training or work. The Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL), which is a senior secondary completion qualification, is one of the many qualifications offered by Bridging and Preparatory.
Our programs focus on:
Melbourne Polytechnic is the sole provider of professionally recognised Auslan accreditation courses in Victoria.Auslan Courses
OQP is our unique employment-focused program which introduces overseas-qualified professionals to the Australian labour market.More about OQP
Our VCAL courses are unique offerings for young people who have not finished Year 12, but want to move into further study and qualified employment.VCAL Courses