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Melbourne Polytechnic's online courses offer you excellent training on your own terms.

We integrate online learning with practical components so you'll get the best value from your course. You will complete some units online while others are conducted on campus. Invest in yourself and get ready to broaden your career opportunities.

Courses
Certificate II in Agriculture
Open the gate to your career in Agricultural operations. If you are interested in gaining hands-on agricultural training, this program is designed for you. Our Certificate II in Agriculture provides a general introduction to agriculture skills and techniques.

Certificate II in Auslan
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate II in Auslan is the beginning of an accredited training pathway for people who want to communicate effectively with deaf and hard of hearing children and adults. This course is ideal if you want to learn Auslan for personal reasons or if you aspire to effectively communicate with deaf people in services and/or working environment.

Certificate II in Drainage
The Certificate II in Drainage ensures you learn the latest drainage skills to be an asset to your employer and to complete one component required to become registered with the Victorian Building Authority as a drainer.

Certificate II in Horticulture
Our Certificate II in Horticulture is a hands on course that will prepare you for a career in Horticulture. This pre-apprenticeship program provides the basic skills and knowledge necessary for employment in the industry and provides a foundation for moving into an horticultural apprenticeship.

Certificate II in Landscaping
Designed as a pre-apprenticeship training program, our Certificate II in Landscaping is ideal for anyone wanting to gain basic skills and knowledge to find employment in the industry, before moving into a horticultural landscape apprenticeship.

Certificate II in Parks and Gardens
Nurture your interest in nature with a career in the horticultural industry, specialising in parks and gardens. In this practical, pre-apprenticeship course, our Certificate II in Parks and Gardens is where you begin your journey for a rewarding career.

Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-apprenticeship)
The Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-apprenticeship) provides the best tools and practical experience to launch your career in plumbing. Develop the right skills in a hands-on learning environment to prepare you for a plumbing apprenticeship.

Certificate II in Sports Turf Management
Would you like to maintain sporting turfs around the world for a living? Our Certificate II in Sports Turf Management will teach you about horticulture and facilities management, so you can get the best start in your career.

Certificate III in Agriculture
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Agriculture is the entry-level qualification necessary to start your career in agriculture or to build on prior qualifications. This course can get you started in a rewarding career that can take you all over the country.

Certificate III in Auslan
The Certificate III in Auslan program continues to build on the skills learnt in Certificate II and you will begin to consolidate your basic skills in order to prepare for the next level Auslan courses. Completing a Certificate III course will open up more employment pathways within the community.

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
This course is designed to develop your understanding of issues relevant to the children’s services sector and to enhance your practical skills needed to deliver high quality care and education to young children. You will learn first aid, how to care for babies and toddlers and how to support holistic development of children.

Certificate III in Education Support
This course provides you with comprehensive and high quality training if you would like to work with students with special needs. It is specifically designed for people who would like to work in schools assisting the teacher by providing extra literacy and numeracy support to students in the classroom.

Certificate III in Hairdressing - Non-Apprenticeship
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Hairdressing will give you the perfect mix of theoretical knowledge and practical skills for an exciting career in hairstyling.

Certificate III in Hairdressing - Apprenticeship
Establish your career in the creative industry of hairstyling and earn while you learn. Our Certificate III in Hairdressing, Apprenticeship stream allows you to build on your interest in current hair styles and fast-track to an exciting career as a fully qualified hairdresser.

Certificate III in Horticulture
Nurture your interest in all things green with a Certificate III in Horticulture. A flourishing and rewarding career is bound to follow.

Certificate III in Natural Area Restoration
Our Certificate III in Natural Area Restoration provides a starting point into a career in natural resource management, with a focus on restoring degraded natural areas. If you are interested in the preservation of beautiful natural areas, conservation and land management – this is the course for you.

Certificate III in Pathology Collection
Our Certificate III in Pathology Collection reflects the role of pathology collectors. This nationally accredited course strengthens your skills and knowledge in known routines and procedures, taking responsibility for work under general supervision. Combine your communication, customer service and technical skills to excel in Pathology Collection.

Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations
Be a part of Australia’s growing viticulture industry with a Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations. Our award winning vineyard and winery is the perfect place to start.

Certificate IV in Agribusiness
With a growing demand for food and fibre there is a greater demand than ever for the skills and experience to sustain and grow a farming business. Our Certificate IV in Agribusiness will take your farming business into the future.

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance
Considering working in health and community? Are you interested in a career in Allied Health? Our Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance covers treatment plans, therapeutic interventions and how to conduct programs under the supervision of a specialised allied health professional.

Certificate IV in Auslan
Auslan Training provides accredited training pathways if you want to communicate effectively with deaf and hard of hearing children and adults. Our industry recognised Auslan training and course outcomes will open positive career pathways.

Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking
Are you ready to start your career in finance with a Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking?

Certificate IV in Information Technology
Commence your information technology career, with Melbourne Polytechnic to guide you through your training. You will learn crucial key elements of the Information Technology industry.

Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work
Our Certificate IV in Mental Health and Peer Work is a specific qualification reflecting the role of workers who have lived experience of mental illness as either a consumer or carer and who work in mental health services in roles that support consumer peers or carer peers.

Certificate IV in Music Industry (Performance) - Part-time
Take the next step in creating the music you love by building your musicianship skills and knowledge. Transform your ebullient love of music into a toe-tapping career. Our Certificate IV in Music Industry emphasises performance and musicianship, where you’ll learn the fundamentals and decide where to specialise

Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production)
Can you hear us? Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production) is the best place to start developing your knowledge and skills in this exciting field.

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
Become a vocational education and training (VET) expert delivering training and assessment services in the VET sector with Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. This qualification is designed to meet the current and future competency development and qualification needs of new and existing personnel working across a broad range of work functions and activities within Vocational Education and Training (VET).

Certificate IV in Visual Arts
The Certificate IV in Visual Arts course is designed to develop and extend skills and knowledge across a range of art forms. The course has a practical hands-on focus where students are provided with structured tasks and in-depth instruction by specialist subject teachers.

Diploma of Agriculture
With our Diploma of Agriculture you will be at the forefront of specialist knowledge and skills that are in demand right across Australia. With increased concern about the welfare and husbandry of livestock, soil health, and sustainable farming and climate risk management, Agriculture is a dynamic industry that will provide a rewarding career.

Diploma of Agronomy
Be at the forefront of farming knowledge! Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Agronomy teaches specialised, professional skills and knowledge designed specifically for farm application. On completion, you will be well equipped to guide decisions about crops, pasture, and chemical and fertiliser application.

Diploma of Auslan
Are you looking to work in an industry involving deaf people? Auslan Training with us, will provide you with accredited training pathways so you can communicate effectively with deaf and hard-of-hearing children and adults.

Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Would you like to turn your commitment to the environment into a successful career? With our Diploma of Conservation and Land Management you can help manage Australia’s natural resources in the long term. With the extensive field experience, knowledge and practical skills gained through this course, you will be trained to identify and respond proactively to the challenges of biodiversity loss, global warming and environmental damage.

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care provides students with the skills and knowledge to plan and operate educational programs for children based upon their skills and interests.

Diploma of Electrical Project Management
Shine a light on your electrical career by learning about project management. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Electrical Project Management will help you to work at management level on large industrial, commercial and domestic projects.

Diploma of Engineering Technology - 1. Civil/Structural - 2. Mechanical Building Services (MEP) - 3. Mechanical Manufacturing
The Diploma of Engineering Technology is a blueprint for your engineering, drafting and design future and also makes up the first year of the Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology. Our multidisciplinary approach provides the opportunity to commence an Engineering program learning all essential basics before you specialise in one of three important streams - 1. Civil/Structural Engineering - 2. Mechanical Building Services (MEP) - 3. Mechanical Manufacturing

Diploma of Information Technology
Get ahead in your Information Technology career with us. This general ICT course is designed to expose you to the diverse range of job roles within the industry and teaches the key elements of Information Technology.

Diploma of Leadership and Management
What kind of leader do you want to be? If you have sound theoretical business skills and knowledge, and want to cultivate them, this course is for you. Learn how to lead across various industries and take your career to the next level.

Diploma of Music Industry (Music Production)
Start your career in the music industry. Enrol in our Diploma of Music Industry with Music Production application, where you'll learn the specialist skills for sound production. You can then work as a professional composer, DJ, sound designer and sound producer in Melbourne's vibrant music scene.

Diploma of Sports Turf Management
Advance your career with our Diploma of Sports Turf Management. Prepare yourself for management duties at golf courses, cricket pitches, bowling greens, sports fields or turf farms. Choose Melbourne Polytechnic to excel in a career as a Sports Turf Management specialist and give yourself the opportunity to manage some of the biggest and best sporting grounds in the country and abroad.

Diploma of Tertiary Studies - Higher Education
Would you like to get into higher education studies, but don't have the necessary entry requirements? Develop your academic writing and research skills in a supportive environment with our Diploma of Tertiary Studies, a course specifically designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to succeed in higher education studies, setting you on the pathway towards gaining a bachelor degree.

Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - 1. Civil/Structural - 2. Mechanical Building Services (MEP) - 3. Mechanical Manufacturing
Would you like to work in the Engineering sector and gain essential skills? Our Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology is a blueprint for your engineering, drafting and design future. Our intensive course covers all the basics, so you can decide in which area you'll specialise.

Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology
Get ahead in the information technology industry with our Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology. Find your pathway to a rewarding career in consultancy, as a systems developer or programmer.

Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production)
Amplify and fine-tune your skills in sound production. Learn from industry-experienced teachers who are keen to pass on their expertise and insights to you. If you’re interested in working in the music production industry as a sound producer or engineer - then our Advanced Diploma of Music Industry course is for you.

Associate Degree of Engineering Technology (Civil)
Are you ready for a career in Construction Management, Structural Engineering or Transportation design and practice? Gain skills in planning, critical thinking, problem solving, inspection, collaboration, communication and project management, as well as specialist skills and knowledge in engineering.

Associate Degree of Veterinary Nursing
Melbourne Polytechnic's exciting Associate Degree of Veterinary Nursing is the first para-professional veterinary nursing qualification of this level available in Australia. It is designed to produce highly skilled clinicians with exceptional levels of practical skill, knowledge and in-depth understanding gained through a stimulating exploration of the academic underpinnings of the field.

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil)
Would you like a career in structural engineering, municipal engineering or construction management? Our degree will get you ready to not only work in the industry, but to one day lead it.

Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing
La Trobe’s Veterinary Nursing degree, delivered at Melbourne Polytechnic's Epping Campus, provides graduates with a work-ready qualification and is the first full degree in Veterinary Nursing in Australia.

Diploma of Business - Online
Put your spare time to better use with our online Diploma of Business. Gain a broad understanding of key business concepts and how to apply them. Learn how to be effective in business and put yourself ahead of the crowd.



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