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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 

This service has moved online due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Find your next training or employment opportunity

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?

We provide a range of free services to help you achieve your career goals:

  • Careers advice
  • Help with job searching
  • Career counselling
  • Assistance preparing resumes
  • Apprenticeship and traineeship advice
  • Assistance using the Victorian Skills Gateway
  • Referral to welfare support and financial advice
  • Assistance in using your existing skills to align to a new job or to undertake new training (Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL))
  • Information on employment trends, areas with a shortage in skills and employment opportunities
  • Assistance with career and training plans, identifying training qualifications that could be undertaken to make a successful career transition

Make an appointment

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

Skills and Jobs Centre Events

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

Our Eventbrite listing

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.

www.myfuture.edu.au

www.joboutlook.gov.au

www.myskills.gov.au

www.skills.vic.gov.au

www.australianjobs.employment.gov.au

How to find us

We are located on Preston campus in the Library (Building C).