Our Departments

Work Education

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Work Education

Our Work Education department offers an exciting suite of Certificates focusing on specialised study areas, including:

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Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering vocational education and training (VET) to people with disabilities since 1977. Our department and work has been further acknowledged by the Department of Education and Training – Higher Education and Skills Group, to be included on the Preferred Provider list for Foundation Courses.

Work Education Department staff work closely with students with disabilities in a cooperative partnership. Our commitment is to meet students’ individual needs assisting to develop vocational, social and employability skills in preparing for employment and participating in the community.

Our approach is flexible, inclusive and supportive, to enhance your resilience and self-confidence. A strong component of the courses is practical placement and voluntary work in industry to ensure you gain hands on experience in the workplace that matches your skills, interests and aspirations. The department is proud of its excellent retention rates testifying to our ability to engage and retain learners with complex needs.

We have experienced qualified teaching staff with extensive experience and qualifications in a variety of industries such as Hospitality, Construction, Multimedia, Arts, Sports and much more and provide career planning – a whole of life approach by qualified career advisors.

Course Enquiries

For information about our courses:

Phone: 03 9269 8390

or visit the Work Education Department website for more information

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Courses
Certificate I in Food Processing - Work Education
Learn the skills you need to gain employment in food production or a kitchen with Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate I in Food Processing.

Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy
Our Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy will help develop your literacy, numeracy and communication skills for the workplace. This training will improve your interpersonal skills and increase your self-esteem and confidence.

Certificate I in Transition Education - Work Education Department
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate I in Transition Education will help you gain the confidence and skills you’ll need to make decisions about your future. If you like practical tasks and hands-on learning, you’ll love the opportunity to participate in voluntary work and community activities

Certificate I in Work Education - Ignition Theatre
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate I in Work Education (Ignition Theatre) will help you find your niche in the theatre and performing arts. Whether your goal is to do further study or to gain employment, we’ll design an individual education program to meet your learning needs

Certificate I in Work Education - Hospitality
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate I in Work Education (Hospitality) will help you find your niche in hospitality. Whether your goal is to do further study or to gain employment, we’ll design an individual education program to meet your learning needs

Certificate I in Work Education - General
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate I in Work Education will help you find your niche. Whether your goal is to go on to further study or to gain employment, we’ll design an individual education program to meet your learning needs.

Certificate II in Food Processing - Work Education
Studying a Certificate II in Food Processing will help you secure employment in food production or a kitchen.

Course in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy
Melbourne Polytechnic's Course in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy is a program designed to improve skills in reading, writing, numeracy, listening and oral communication based on your needs and interests to increase independence and active participation in the community.



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