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Local student means; you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.
Personalised for INTERNATIONAL students.
International student means; you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.

Professional Practice

Our Professional Practice department offers a wide range of courses across industry. Train with the very best to get you on the path to your dream career in engineering, technology and design.

Our Professional Practice courses include:

  • Locksmithing
  • Electrical studies
  • Welding
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing and mechanical engineering

Top Welding Training Organisation for 2013

We have scored a prestigious win in the Welding Technology Institute of Australia's (WTIA) annual awards.

Our nationally accredited courses and apprenticeships have strong connections to industry, ensuring you gain the highest level of skills and knowledge to be work ready. Our dedicated industry-trained teachers bring their wealth of experience for your future career focusing on workmanship, instilling sound work ethic and developing skills that are in demand in industry.

Classes run at our Heidelberg and Fairfield campuses in industry standard training facilities including:

  • robotics simulation laboratory
  • autoCAD training centre
  • fully equipped industry standard workshops
  • high-tech welding facilities

Computer Systems

Our Computer Systems provide training to develop your skills and knowledge in:

  • electrotechnology
  • multifaceted electronics
  • computer systems
  • information technology
  • communications

Demand for professionals across all computer system industries is high and continues to grow as technology moves forward. This demand provides you with opportunities for work in the ever increasing and progressive world of technology.

Always on hand are our expert industry-experienced and trade-qualified teachers, to guide you through your training ensuring you reach your maximum potential and career goals.

Learn in a realistic working environment using the latest industry technologies and methodologies. Relevant and real life ICT industry work projects will be provided to underline and apply the skills learnt during your course.

Our courses are nationally accredited, enabling you to gain employment anywhere in Australia once qualified. What are you waiting for?


The Professional Practice Design team at Melbourne Polytechnic is renowned for providing high quality training and involvement in real life projects.

Our dedicate, industry-connected teachers provide flexible delivery and support and can connect you with the design and building and construction industries.

We have state-of-the-art facilities across four campuses at Heidelberg, Epping, Prahran and Preston.

We offer in depth training in a range of sectors in Professional Practice

  • Building Design
  • Civil Engineering Drafting and Design
  • Building Surveying and Construction
  • Interior Design
  • Joinery/Shopfitting/Stairbuilding
  • Cabinet Making/Furniture Making

Courses range from pre-apprenticeships, apprenticeships, certificate IV, diplomas and advanced diploma with pathways to further study. We can also enrol you in individual units to enhance your skills in the workplace, upgrading your knowledge within the design industry.

7 reasons why you should study Design with us

  • state-of-the-art facilities for all study areas
  • long-time presence within industry, with strong links to associations, employers and suppliers
  • state and nationally recognised courses
  • dedicated industry-experienced teachers to guide and mentor you through your course
  • flexible delivery to suit your work-life situation
  • pathways and articulation to higher qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree courses in Civil Engineering Technology, the Built Environment and Architecture

We want to give you the best chance at succeeding in your chosen industry which is why we provide the facilities and assistance you need to achieve your goals

  • each study program has access to the latest technology and facilities, giving you the chance to experience life on the job
  • our courses have the capacity to build individual course requirements to suit industry needs and to assist with the development of your enterprise
  • we provide Recognition of Prior Learning and Gap Training in all trades as we have experienced assessors in each area

Course Enquiries

For information about our courses:

Phone: 1300 635 276