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Northland Skills and Jobs centre

Skills and Jobs Centre

Preston Campus
Library Building C, 77 St Georges Road, Preston, VIC 3072

Postal Address:
Melbourne Polytechnic
Locked Bag 5
Preston 3072
Victoria, Australia

Mon: 9am - 5pm 
Tue: 9am - 5pm 
Wed: 9am - 5pm 
Thu: 9am - 5pm 
Fri: 9am - 5pm 
Sat: CLOSED
Sun: CLOSED 

Preston Campus
Library Building C, 77 St Georges Road, Preston, VIC 3072

Postal Address:
Melbourne Polytechnic
Locked Bag 5
Preston 3072
Victoria, Australia

Mon: 9am - 5pm 
Tue: 9am - 5pm 
Wed: 9am - 5pm 
Thu: 9am - 5pm 
Fri: 9am - 5pm 
Sat: CLOSED
Sun: CLOSED 

Find your next training or employment opportunity

Located at Preston Campus Library (Building C), our Skills and Job Centre provides expert advice on training and employment opportunities.  The centre is a community resource, funded by the state government. Our staff support people with their careers and match industry with skilled employees.

Our staff are energised by career challenges and uncovering great opportunities.  Make an appointment today to meet our team – your next big career move could be just waiting for you.

Who can use the centre?

Anybody can make an appointment to meet with our experienced advisors. There are no eligibility requirements. You might find our services especially useful if you:

  • have recently migrated to Australia 
  • are a retrenched worker or you are unemployed
  • are a student, an apprentice or trainee, or are thinking about studying
  • are returning to work after a long-term unpaid caring role
  • are considering a career change and want guidance to plan your next steps

What services do we offer?

Skills & Jobs Centres work alongside local industry and communities to provide expert advice and assistance on training and employment opportunities, including:

  • Identifying training qualifications for a successful career transition
  • Assistance in using existing skills to align to a new job or to undertake new training (Recognition of Prior Learning)
  • Information on local employment trends and areas with skills shortages
  • Creating a personal career plan or training pathway
  • Referrals to other service providers

Introduction to Skills and Jobs Centre in Auslan

How we can support your career journey

Plan your career path and determine the necessary qualifications and training to embark on your journey. Seek guidance from our experienced career counsellor at the Skills and Jobs Centre who will provide unbiased advice tailored to your career background, previous education, interests, and skills.

Choosing the right training option that aligns with your lifestyle can pose a challenging task. Whether you are contemplating TAFE study, pursuing a university course, embarking on an apprenticeship or traineeship, or exploring subsidised training opportunities, our experienced consultants at the Skills and Jobs Centre are equipped with extensive knowledge about all these options. They can provide you with valuable guidance to help you make an informed decision that suits your needs and goals.

Our skilled consultants at the Skills and Jobs Centre are dedicated to keeping you informed about the ever-changing job market and the latest employment opportunities in your area or region. Whether you are actively searching for a job that aligns with your interests or require assistance with resume preparation and navigating the job application process, our team is here to provide the support you need. We conduct regular workshops specifically designed to assist job seekers, including those who are looking to enter the workforce, considering a career change, or seeking access to local training programs. For more information on the upcoming workshops, please refer to the information provided below.

Make an appointment

Book a one-on-one appointment at one of our Skills and Jobs Centres

Skills and Jobs Centre Workshops

Staff member holding an electronic tablet with application information.

We run workshops to help you with education, resume writing, employment, Free TAFE and Working for Victoria. See our event listing at our bookings site.

Our bookings site

Online career and course information

With so many career and course options to choose from, it’s good to get a sense of the job market before deciding on the path that’s right for you.

Before you visit one of our Skills and Job Centres, you might like to take a look at these jobs and skills websites. They will help you gain a greater understanding of the different industries, job options and training providers that you can choose from.

melbournepolytechnic-jobsboard.prosple.com 

www.vic.gov.au/victorian-skills-authority

www.nationalskillscommission.gov.au

www.myfuture.edu.au

www.myskills.gov.au

www.skills.vic.gov.au

www.yourcareer.gov.au

 

Looking for a Skills and Jobs Centre in your area?

Skills and Jobs Centres are located state-wide.