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Build a strong future for your business with Melbourne Polytechnic's Engineering industry training and consultancy services.

Our Engineering faculty has a long-standing reputation among our industry peers and associations as a leader in training for trades. We can direct you on the best training pathway for your workforce development, accessing current changes in engineering and information technology know-how.

Our industry services extend across various vocational disciplines:

  • Computer Systems                                  
  • Mechanical Manufacturing
  • Electrical                                          
  • Power Industry
  • Electronics                                      
  • Sustainability
  • Fabrication – Light and Heavy      
  • Welding
  • Jewellery                                          
  • Locksmithing
  • Data and Voice Communications Information Technology (IT)

Engineering’s industry services teams are highly specialised learning and development professionals who come with a blend of quality educational and extensive industry experience.

Our focus on client requirements and continuous improvement ensures that all courses are professionally delivered and exceed industry requirements.

Customised flexible training is the key to your success
Our training is quality assured and meets national accreditation standards. This ensures courses are delivered to the highest standard and are continuously reviewed, updated and are compliant with industry and regulatory requirements.

Together with appropriate, flexible training and assessment, Melbourne Polytechnic's staff meet with clients to ensure that all programs and training are site-specific. Qualifications can be delivered as individual modules or built into a complete package. 

Gain skills recognition to further your career
We offer you and your employees the opportunity to transform your skills and knowledge into a formal, nationally accredited qualification, by either on or off-site work, competency assessments, and overseas trade recognition assessment.
Assessments can be done for as little as one staff member or your whole team.

Skills Audits
Our Faculty of Engineering industry services team can conduct a Skills Analysis to identify current workplace skills required by your staff. This is followed by a Skills Audit, which will identify skills gaps and define training opportunities available to enable the up-skilling of you and/or your staff. Training programs are then customised to improve the skill level of all staff.

Competency Assessments
We can carry out Competency Assessments of your staff to the National Metals Competency Standards and Design Competency Profiles for areas in your company.

Specialist industry advice from an industry training leader in the following areas:

  • Mentoring or coaching
  • OH&S 
  • Small business skills.

Further Information
Pam Turnbull
Phone: 03 9269 8614
Fax: 03 9269 8638

Skills recognition

Melbourne Polytechnic's Engineering industry specialist team can assess your and your employee’s current skills and knowledge to transform these into formal, nationally accredited qualifications through the skills recognition process.

Gain Recognition for your skills and experience
Melbourne Polytechnic's Engineering faculty industry specialist team offer the following assessment for your staff. This cuts down their study time significantly and keeps them motivated and happy.

Ask about our business support services:

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  • Competency Assessment
  • Workplace Assessment
  • Skills Assessment
  • Local/Overseas Trade Recognition Assessment


Traineeships are government-funded programs that allow employers to train new and existing staff.

The Engineering Faculty offers traineeships in the following areas:

  • Engineering
  • Electrotechnology
  • Process Manufacturing

The employer can receive up to $4000 per trainee.

Benefits for Employers

  • Flexible and customised training to suit employer's needs
  • Increase employee commitment, staff retention and motivation
  • Traineeships combine industry competencies with accredited training tailored to suit business needs
  • All training is conducted in the workplace with minimal disruption
  • Organisational development
  • WorkCover Levy an payroll tax exemptions for new staff (not applicable to all states)

Course Delivery Aspects

  • Qualified and industry experienced trainers and assessors
  • Personalised service throughout the program
  • Assignments targeted at the workplace
  • Flexible delivery options
  • Trainees obtain a nationally accredited certificate

Nationally Accredited Training

  • The course in nationally accredited and recognised by all states and territories.

Trainers Visit the Workplace
Melbourne Polytechnic trainers conduct regular visits and train on site using customised materials. All qualifications are nationally accredited through the relevant Training Boards and Melbourne Polytechnic . Queries about Traineeships can be answered in person. Melbourne Polytechnic  Trainers travel to employers to provide information.

Occupational Health and Safety

Melbourne Polytechnic has the expertise and industry experienced staff by delivering a comprehensive range of consultancy services and training programs to enable you to provide a safe and productive workplace.

Invest in workplace safety and uphold your duty of care.

Melbourne Polytechnic provides your business with training needed for you to meet your OH&S obligations in accordance with WorkSafe requirements.

Industry and site specific courses and programs can be tailored to your individual workplace or site requirements:

  • Construction Induction Card
  • Working in a Confined Space
  • Safe Working at Heights
  • Traffic controller with stop-slow bat
  • First Aid
  • Manual Handling
  • Issuing work permits
  • Risk assessment
  • Hazard identification and risk control
  • Safety management safety systems
  • OH&S management and supervisory training
  • Emergency preparedness/evacuation training
  • Fatigue management

Call our Engineering Business Activities team for more information and bookings.