Courses for Early School Leavers


We can offer you an exciting range of courses designed for early school leavers. Learn a new set of skills and embark on a different path today.

We offer a range of Early School Leaver options to suit your career goals. From horticulture, building and construction through to information technology – we offer courses in many subject areas that are relevant to getting started in work.

Study in a subject you enjoy:

  • Agriculture
  • Building and construction
  • Hairdressing
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Horticulture
  • Cookery
  • Information technology
  • Childcare studies

Choose one of our Certificate I to Certificate IV courses (including a number of pre-apprenticeships and apprenticeships). Our easy to access campuses offer excellent facilities and services to meet your study needs. From theatres, conference facilities, Koorie services, libraries, cafes and much more – have a look at what we offer here. After you complete your course, you can advance your studies with our Diploma or Advanced Diploma courses.

The Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) offers a range of courses including: Ticket to a Trade, Music, Hospitality, Animal Studies, Carpentry and other general VCAL programs.

Your journey can start now

Melbourne Polytechnic has many courses starting soon. Apply now on the midyear course page.

Contact an Education and Course Advisor to chat about what you like to do.

Take the next step here

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Last Modified: 23rd October 2018