Midyear Courses for Local Students

Why wait till 2017 to get started?

We have a range of courses available for midyear enrolment – browse the study areas below to find a course that matches your interests today.

Please note that courses accepting midyear enrolments are subject to change, so if there are no courses listed under your chosen study area, keep checking this page for updates.

Find out more about our range of midyear courses available for international students 

Accounting

Courses
Certificate IV in Accounting
Every business, organisation and company uses accountants to process their financial information and demonstrate their performance. We give you comprehensive training in manual and computerised accounting and get you ready to enter the industry as an Accounting Support Officer.

Certificate IV in Bookkeeping
Your career in bookkeeping starts here. Our Certificate IV in Bookkeeping is a practical, compact course giving you the foundations and fundamentals of Bookkeeping. You'll gain the skills needed and meet the requirements set by the Tax Practitioners Board to work as a bookkeeper or BAS agent.

Diploma of Accounting
If you enjoy mathematics, have an analytical mind and would like to work in the account profession then our Diploma of Accounting is for you. Accountants support their clients with regular monitoring, analysis, preparation of documents, reports and accounts and advice. Get qualified as an Assistant Accountant and start your rewarding career.

Associate Degree of Accounting
Develop an exciting and vibrant accountancy career with Melbourne Polytechnic's Associate Degree of Accounting. Exit after two years full-time (or four years part-time) with a paraprofessional qualification, or continue your studies and complete the Bachelor of Accounting.

Bachelor of Accounting
Interested in sustainability and environmental practices? Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Accounting has been developed to meet the growing demand for business professionals with qualifications in the area of accounting and knowledge of sustainable business.

Master of Professional and Practising Accounting
Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into further learning or professional practice, with our CPA Australia and CCANZ accredited Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA).

Administration

Courses
Administration roles in the legal sector offer you challenging, versatile and varied work. Become a specialist in education and legal administration with this combined qualifications - the Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal) with the BSB30915 Certificate III in Business Administration (Education). We offer you a supportive environment, modern facilities and expert teachers.

Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)
Channel your passion for administration into the health sector and become a specialist in education and medical administration with our dual qualification - the Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical) and the BSB30915 Certificate III in Business Administration (Education).

Adult Literacy and Numeracy

Courses
Certificate I in General Education for Adults (CGEA) - Bridging and Preparatory Studies
Our Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) is designed for adults who left school early and need to improve their literacy, basic maths and general education skills.

Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) - Bridging and Preparatory Studies
If you left school early and would like to improve your literacy, basic maths and general education skills then our Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) would benefit you.

Certificate II in General Education for Adults (CGEA) - Bridging and Preparatory Studies
The Certificate II in General Education for Adults (CGEA) is designed for adults who left school early and need to improve their literacy, basic maths and general education skills to pursue further education.

Certificate III in General Education for Adults (CGEA) - Bridging and Preparatory Studies
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in General Education for Adults (CGEA) is designed for adults who left school early and need to improve their literacy, basic maths and general education skills to pursue further education.

Adult Migrant English Progam (AMEP)

Courses
Certificate I in Spoken and Written English - Foundation Studies Department - AMEP - SEE - VTG
Melbourne Polytechnic's Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) Certificate I in Spoken and Written English is designed for newly-arrived migrants and refugees to develop basic English reading and writing skills to prepare for life in Australia. The course provides you with an understanding of Australian culture, teaches valuable skills for employment, and is customised to meet your individual learning needs.

Certificate II in Spoken and Written English - Foundation Studies Department - AMEP - SEE - VTG
Melbourne Polytechnic's Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) Certificate II in Spoken and Written English offers newly-arrived migrants and refugees the opportunity to settle more easily in Australia by developing skills for employment, negotiating with the people, reading and writing complex messages and managing personal lives. The course is customised to meet individual learning needs

Certificate III in Spoken and Written English - Foundation Studies Department - AMEP - SEE - VTG
Are you a newly-arrived migrant or refugee looking to get ahead in Australia? Melbourne Polytechnic's Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) Certificate III in Spoken and Written English provides eligible applicants with the opportunity to learn about employment options, how to write job applications and how to perform in a job interview. The course is flexible and customised to meet your individual learning needs.

Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English - Foundation Studies Department - AMEP - SEE - VTG
Melbourne Polytechnic's Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English provides newly-arrived migrants and refugees the opportunity to learn the very basics of the English Language and will assist in settling in to life in Australia. The course is designed to help advance into further levels of English language education or training, and is customised to meet individual learning needs

Aged Care

Courses
Certificate III in Individual Support
The Certificate III in Individual Support is a nationally recognised qualification that will give you the practical skills and knowledge to work with Ageing; Disability; and those in Ageing and Home and Community care, to enable them to live dignified and meaningful lives.

Agriculture and Land Management

Courses
Certificate II in Agriculture - VETiS
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 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 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 Conservation and Land Management
Our Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management Traineeship will provide you with field experience, knowledge and practical skills in conservation and land management and enable you to identify and respond proactively to biodiversity loss, global warming and environmental damage.

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.

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 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.

Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology
Combine your interest in Agriculture and Technology and be at the forefront of the industry with Melbourne Polytechnic's Agriculture and Technology bachelor degree, offered in partnership with La Trobe University.

Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology - Aquaculture - International Students
The Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology majoring in Aquaculture provides a leading edge in this fascinating industry.

Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology - Viticulture and Winemaking - International Students
Our Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology majoring in Viticulture and Winemaking will give you a leading edge in the competitive Australian wine industry. We'll drink to that!

Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology - Agribusiness - International Students
Australia’s Agriculture industry faces challenges in the future with climate change factors, a growing world population, new markets and changing technologies. The Bachelor of Agriculture majoring in Agribusiness will provide you with an exciting and rewarding career.

Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology - Agronomy - International Students
Agronomy is the study of management in crops and pastures with a focus on sustainability and agricultural production. The world’s agriculture industry faces many challenges in the future with climate change, a growing world population, new technologies and changing resource conditions.

Animal Studies

Courses
Certificate II in Animal Studies - Veterinary Nursing
Do you dream of a career caring for animals? With our Certificate II in Animal Studies - Veterinary Nursing stream, you will achieve the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue further study and a career in Veterinary Nursing.

Certificate II in Animal Studies - Companion Animal
Do you dream of a career caring for animals? With our Certificate II in Animal Studies - Companion Animal stream, you will achieve the skills and knowledge necessary to care for a range of companion animals.

Certificate III in Companion Animal Services
Do you long to work with cats and dogs? Melbourne Polytechnic offers training through the Certificate III in Companion Animal Services. You will have practical experience while learning the necessary skills and knowledge to care for animals in a professional setting.

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 Veterinary Nursing
Formalise your Veterinary Nursing qualifications with our Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. This course provides you with the industry qualification you need for your veterinary nursing career, helping you develop your skills in a range of animal care and surgical routines.

Auslan Training

Courses
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 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 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.

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.

Beauty

Courses

Bookkeeping

Courses
Certificate IV in Accounting
Every business, organisation and company uses accountants to process their financial information and demonstrate their performance. We give you comprehensive training in manual and computerised accounting and get you ready to enter the industry as an Accounting Support Officer.

Certificate IV in Bookkeeping
Your career in bookkeeping starts here. Our Certificate IV in Bookkeeping is a practical, compact course giving you the foundations and fundamentals of Bookkeeping. You'll gain the skills needed and meet the requirements set by the Tax Practitioners Board to work as a bookkeeper or BAS agent.

Associate Degree of Accounting
Develop an exciting and vibrant accountancy career with Melbourne Polytechnic's Associate Degree of Accounting. Exit after two years full-time (or four years part-time) with a paraprofessional qualification, or continue your studies and complete the Bachelor of Accounting.

Bachelor of Accounting
Interested in sustainability and environmental practices? Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Accounting has been developed to meet the growing demand for business professionals with qualifications in the area of accounting and knowledge of sustainable business.

Master of Professional and Practising Accounting
Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into further learning or professional practice, with our CPA Australia and CCANZ accredited Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA).

Bricklaying

Courses
Certificate II in Building and Construction (Bricklaying)
Construct your future from the ground up with a Certificate II in Building and Construction (Bricklaying). Start your career in building and construction with bricklaying and work towards becoming the apprentice that every site manager wants with a course that will help you develop the strong bricklaying skills that employers are looking for in an apprentice.

Certificate III in Bricklaying Blocklaying - Apprenticeship and Non-apprenticeship
Cement your career in the building and construction industry with a Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying. This course is ideal if you love working outdoors, have good hand-eye coordination and the ability to work neatly and accurately.

Building Design

Courses
Certificate IV in Building Design Drafting
A brand new qualification, specialising in Building Design and Drafting - this could be the beginning of a beautiful career. Our Certificate IV in Building Design Drafting will get you ready for a career supporting building designers and architects

Certificate IV in Interior Decoration
Beautify, adorn and enhance your future with a Certificate IV in Interior Decoration. Establish your own interior design business or use your consulting skills for high-end clients in the fascinating world of interior decoration and design.

Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration
Become the architect of a colourful career with a Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration. Use your current interior design skills to place you into the world of commercial interior design. Work for large corporate clients and prestigious customers and unleash your creative flair into their world.

Building Surveying and Construction

Courses
Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing is a hands-on course designed for people currently working in waterproofing or who have sufficient experience in the construction industry.

Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
Construct a great future with the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building). Take your own business to the next level, become an invaluable manager or gain the skills you need in site and business management to lead you to the top of your field.

Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
Manage your building career with our Diploma of Building and Construction (Building). You’ve got the hands-on experience, so take your career to the next level and manage a commercial or domestic building site with your leadership.

Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)
Rise up in the world of design with the Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural). Your dream of working for an architect, building designer, or running your own building design firm can become a reality. A career in this field can be both creative and rewarding.

Associate Degree of Engineering Technology (Civil)
Melbourne Polytechnic's Associate Degree of Engineering Technology (Civil) was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders and benchmarking with comparative courses within Australia. The program is part of the Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) with an optional exit point after two years at Associate Degree level.

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil)
The Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders and benchmarking with comparative courses within Australia. The program is industriously versatile and also offers an exit point after the first two years at the Associate Degree level.

Business

Courses
Administration roles in the legal sector offer you challenging, versatile and varied work. Become a specialist in education and legal administration with this combined qualifications - the Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal) with the BSB30915 Certificate III in Business Administration (Education). We offer you a supportive environment, modern facilities and expert teachers.

Certificate IV in Accounting
Every business, organisation and company uses accountants to process their financial information and demonstrate their performance. We give you comprehensive training in manual and computerised accounting and get you ready to enter the industry as an Accounting Support Officer.

Certificate IV in Bookkeeping
Your career in bookkeeping starts here. Our Certificate IV in Bookkeeping is a practical, compact course giving you the foundations and fundamentals of Bookkeeping. You'll gain the skills needed and meet the requirements set by the Tax Practitioners Board to work as a bookkeeper or BAS agent.

Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) - Agent's Representative
Melbourne’s house prices are reaching new highs. If you would like to work in the real estate sector, or one day own your own business, this course is your first step. Get qualified with our partial Certificate IV in Property Services - Agent's Representative course. Going once, twice, three times ... SOLD.

Diploma of Accounting
If you enjoy mathematics, have an analytical mind and would like to work in the account profession then our Diploma of Accounting is for you. Accountants support their clients with regular monitoring, analysis, preparation of documents, reports and accounts and advice. Get qualified as an Assistant Accountant and start your rewarding career.

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 International Business
Are you interested in management roles within the international business sector? Grow your opportunities, learn from our industry-experienced teachers, and enrol in our Diploma of International Business. You’ll learn advanced skills in international trade and finance, market segmentation, international forecasting and strategic planning.

Diploma of Marketing and Communication
Learn the fundamentals of Marketing and Communications and be job-ready in six months with our Diploma of Marketing and Communication. Benefit from the course’s strong reputation in industry, gained through our emphasis on practical application of contemporary Marketing and Communications theory.

Diploma of Project Management
The Diploma of Project Management has application across virtually every industry sector. Add a project management qualification to your suite of skills and open up your career opportunities.

Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing (Partial)
If you would like to work within the legal profession, then take a step towards obtaining your conveyancer licence. Our Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing (Partial) teaches you the skills you need to become an asset to any business in the conveyancing industry.

Associate Degree of Accounting
Develop an exciting and vibrant accountancy career with Melbourne Polytechnic's Associate Degree of Accounting. Exit after two years full-time (or four years part-time) with a paraprofessional qualification, or continue your studies and complete the Bachelor of Accounting.

Associate Degree of Business
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Associate Degree of Business is a flexible exit point from our industry-recognised Bachelor of Business degree. Graduate as a job-ready paraprofessional business specialist after two years and upgrade to the full degree if and when you wish.

Associate Degree of Information Technology
Learn a range of skills to work in a range of positions including a programmer, software engineer or a systems analyst. We have designed this program so that it focuses on giving you the right skills to get ahead.

Associate Degree of Songwriting and Music Production
The Associate Degree of Songwriting and Music Production will see you well on the way to a Bachelor degree qualification as a music artist. The Associate Degree is for music artists, emerging songwriters, composers and music producers, who want to be taught as artists.

Bachelor of Accounting
Interested in sustainability and environmental practices? Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Accounting has been developed to meet the growing demand for business professionals with qualifications in the area of accounting and knowledge of sustainable business.

Bachelor of Business
Build your business acumen and graduate job-ready with our Bachelor of Business. Designed to meet the needs of industry and business for skilled and knowledgeable business professionals, the course enjoys strong support from industry and graduates are known as practical and solutions-oriented.

Bachelor of Hospitality Management
Australia offers world class training opportunities in hospitality management and our own Bachelor of Hospitality Management sets the standard. This degree will develop your leadership abilities and give you the practical industry skills and knowledge you need to manage businesses and facilities around the world.

Bachelor of Information Technology
Learn specialist skills to work in a range of exciting roles. A career in business-oriented information technology offers the potential for great financial reward and growth, yet also demands a wide range of skills and knowledge.

Bachelor of Music
As a musician you need to be able to adapt to current trends and you can learn how to do this in a Bachelor of Music at Melbourne Polytechnic. Develop your skills and awareness of the global spectrum of music.

Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production
Our Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production is a music artist’s degree for emerging songwriters, composers and music producers, who will be taught as artists. Be part of something unique - nowhere else in Australia can you explore your musical, artistic career in this way and to degree level.

Master of Professional and Practising Accounting
Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into further learning or professional practice, with our CPA Australia and CCANZ accredited Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA).

Master of Creative Industries
We are pleased to introduce our latest post-graduate course - the Master of Creative Industries (MCI). The MCI aims to strengthen your knowledge of applied creative research, critical thinking and to extend your practice. These skills are vital to succeed within the competitive creative industries - enrol with us to get ahead, and stay ahead.

Carpentry

Courses
Certificate II in Building and Construction (Carpentry) - Pre-Apprenticeship
The Certificate II in Building and Construction - Carpentry (22216VIC) is offered as an individual qualification and also as an opportunity for a dual qualification with the Certificate II in Joinery, Shopfitting and Stairbuilding – Pre-apprenticeship (22145VIC). Build a future in carpentry, joinery, stairbuilding and shopfitting to become the apprentice every site manager wants to employ on a diverse range of building projects.

Certificate II in Joinery Shopfitting Stairbuilding (Pre-apprenticeship)
Are you looking to learn a trade? Learn the best techniques from our practical course taught from our industry-experienced teachers. Read more about our dual qualification below.

Certificate III in Carpentry
Construct a career in carpentry and plan a path towards owning and running your own business in the trade with a Certificate III in Carpentry. Our carpentry teachers will hone your skills in all aspects of construction and essential knowledge of building regulations, with carpentry as the prime focus.

Civil Engineering

Courses
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

Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - 1. Civil/Structural - 2. Mechanical Building Services (MEP) - 3. Mechanical Manufacturing
The Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology is a blueprint for your engineering, drafting and design future. 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

Associate Degree of Engineering Technology (Civil)
Melbourne Polytechnic's Associate Degree of Engineering Technology (Civil) was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders and benchmarking with comparative courses within Australia. The program is part of the Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) with an optional exit point after two years at Associate Degree level.

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil)
The Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders and benchmarking with comparative courses within Australia. The program is industriously versatile and also offers an exit point after the first two years at the Associate Degree level.

Design

Courses
Certificate III in Visual Arts
Push the boundaries of your creative practice. We give you the head start you need in the competitive world of art and design. Our practical course will teach you foundational skills and critical thinking to broaden your career opportunities. Our first intake is May 2017!

Certificate IV in Building Design Drafting
A brand new qualification, specialising in Building Design and Drafting - this could be the beginning of a beautiful career. Our Certificate IV in Building Design Drafting will get you ready for a career supporting building designers and architects

Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games
Don't play around, make gaming your career! If you love digital interactivity and want to make a career of it, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games provides the foundation to make your gaming dreams come true.

Certificate IV in Interior Decoration
Beautify, adorn and enhance your future with a Certificate IV in Interior Decoration. Establish your own interior design business or use your consulting skills for high-end clients in the fascinating world of interior decoration and design.

Certificate IV in Visual Arts
Extend and develop your creative practice – think about how to explore your research questions within the visual medium. Our Certificate IV in Visual Arts is a hands-on course in painting, drawing, illustration, printmaking, photo media and digital media. You can also use these skills to gain work in related fields such as advertising, marketing, design and teaching.

Diploma of Graphic Design
Design a bright future for yourself. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Graphic Design offers you hands-on practical skills integrated with design processes and theory. Gain a solid grounding for future employment and ensure your knowledge of the fundamentals of graphic design.

Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration
Become the architect of a colourful career with a Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration. Use your current interior design skills to place you into the world of commercial interior design. Work for large corporate clients and prestigious customers and unleash your creative flair into their world.

Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design
Guarantee your future with our Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design. This course has an excellent reputation in the graphic design industry, boasting real employment opportunities for graduates through our widespread industry networks.

Digital Media

Courses
Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games
Don't play around, make gaming your career! If you love digital interactivity and want to make a career of it, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games provides the foundation to make your gaming dreams come true.

Disability Support Work

Courses

Drama and Theatre Arts

Courses

Early Childhood Education

Courses
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
If you are passionate about children’s learning and development, interested in working with children, and want to make a real contribution in the future generation then consider our excellent Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. We provide excellent training to get you work ready for a fulfilling career you love.

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
If you would like to become a childcare room leader and are passionate about education then our highly regarded Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will ensure you have the skills you need. This sector is growing and there is more demand for qualified professionals in this field.

Education

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 Spoken and Written English - YAMEC (Young Adult Migrant Education Courses)
Are you new to Australia and from a non-English speaking background? If you’re aged 15 to 26, and have had disrupted, incomplete or no prior education, then Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate I in Spoken and Written English, Young Adult Migrant Education Courses (YAMEC) is the learning program for you

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 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 II in Spoken and Written English - YAMEC (Young Adult Migrant Education Courses)
Are you new to Australia and from a non-English speaking background? If you’re aged 15 to 26 and can write and speak English but have had disrupted, incomplete or no previous education, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate II in Spoken and Written English, Young Adult Migrant Education Courses (YAMEC) is for you.

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
If you are passionate about children’s learning and development, interested in working with children, and want to make a real contribution in the future generation then consider our excellent Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. We provide excellent training to get you work ready for a fulfilling career you love.

Certificate III in Education Support
If you're interested in working as a teacher aide and looking for a rewarding career in an education setting, Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Education Support qualifies you to work as a teacher aide or education support worker. Talk to us about your study options for becoming a teacher aide in a primary or secondary school setting.

Certificate III in General Education for Adults (CGEA) - Bridging and Preparatory Studies
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in General Education for Adults (CGEA) is designed for adults who left school early and need to improve their literacy, basic maths and general education skills to pursue further education.

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
If you would like to become a childcare room leader and are passionate about education then our highly regarded Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will ensure you have the skills you need. This sector is growing and there is more demand for qualified professionals in this field.

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.

Diploma of Vocational Education and Training
Improve your career opportunities in the vocational education and training (VET) sector with our Diploma of Vocational Education and Training. Become an experienced practitioner delivering training and assessment services in a registered training organisation (RTO) within the VET sector.

VCAL EAL YAMEC
Melbourne Polytechnic's Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) English as an Additional Language (EAL) Young Adult Migrant Education Courses (YAMEC) offers the perfect program for you if you’re new to Australia, aged between 15 and 26, from a non-English speaking background, and have had disrupted, or incomplete education but can write and speak English.

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.

Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English - YAMEC (Young Adult Migrant Education Courses)
Are you new to Australia and from a non-English speaking background? If you’re aged between 15 and 26 and want to be able to write and speak English but have had disrupted, incomplete or no previous education, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English (YAMEC) is a safe and ideal learning program for you.

Electronics and Electrical

Courses
Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair
Build a new career in information technology with Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair. If you like to use computers and have a keen interest in how they work and how technology is applied to the marketplace, then this is the course for you.

Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications
Start off on the right foot and be at the forefront of national broadband network (NBN) technology, data point installation and cable access with Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications

Certificate II in Electrotechnology Studies (Pre-Vocational)
Prepare yourself for a career as an electrician with a course that allows you to use your technical mind and hands. Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate II in Electrotechnology Studies (Prevocational) can set you on the path to sole tradership, or to working for a contracting company with a career in electrotechnology.

Certificate III in Electrical Fitting
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Electrical Fitting will see you qualified and attaining competency in manufacturing, fitting, assembling, erecting, operating, testing, fault-finding, altering and repairing of electrical equipment.

Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician will provide pathways to open your own business or work as a contractor for a large firm – you will always be in a position for employment. Light up your career as an electrician, or spark your career in all things electrical as an apprentice electrician.

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 Electrical Project Management - Registered Electrical Contractor
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.

English as a Second Language

Courses
Certificate I in EAL (Access) - Foundation Studies - SEE - VTG
Our Certificate I in English as an Additional Language (EAL) teaches basic English language skills to adults from non-English speaking backgrounds. It focuses on language speaking, reading, writing, listening skills, numeracy and learning.

Certificate I in Spoken and Written English - YAMEC (Young Adult Migrant Education Courses)
Are you new to Australia and from a non-English speaking background? If you’re aged 15 to 26, and have had disrupted, incomplete or no prior education, then Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate I in Spoken and Written English, Young Adult Migrant Education Courses (YAMEC) is the learning program for you

Certificate I in Spoken and Written English - Foundation Studies Department - AMEP - SEE - VTG
Melbourne Polytechnic's Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) Certificate I in Spoken and Written English is designed for newly-arrived migrants and refugees to develop basic English reading and writing skills to prepare for life in Australia. The course provides you with an understanding of Australian culture, teaches valuable skills for employment, and is customised to meet your individual learning needs.

Certificate II in EAL (Access) - Foundation Studies Department - SEE - VTG
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate II in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Access) is designed to teach pre-intermediate English language skills to adults from non-English speaking backgrounds.

Certificate II in Spoken and Written English - YAMEC (Young Adult Migrant Education Courses)
Are you new to Australia and from a non-English speaking background? If you’re aged 15 to 26 and can write and speak English but have had disrupted, incomplete or no previous education, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate II in Spoken and Written English, Young Adult Migrant Education Courses (YAMEC) is for you.

Certificate II in Spoken and Written English - Foundation Studies Department - AMEP - SEE - VTG
Melbourne Polytechnic's Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) Certificate II in Spoken and Written English offers newly-arrived migrants and refugees the opportunity to settle more easily in Australia by developing skills for employment, negotiating with the people, reading and writing complex messages and managing personal lives. The course is customised to meet individual learning needs

Certificate III in EAL (Access) - Foundation Studies Department - SEE
Our Certificate III in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Access) is designed to teach intermediate English language skills to adults like you, who come from non-English speaking backgrounds.

Certificate III in EAL (Further Study)
An individually tailored program for you, Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Further Study) is designed to teach intermediate English language skills to adults from non-English speaking backgrounds

Certificate III in Spoken and Written English - Foundation Studies Department - AMEP - SEE - VTG
Are you a newly-arrived migrant or refugee looking to get ahead in Australia? Melbourne Polytechnic's Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) Certificate III in Spoken and Written English provides eligible applicants with the opportunity to learn about employment options, how to write job applications and how to perform in a job interview. The course is flexible and customised to meet your individual learning needs.

Certificate IV in EAL (Employment/Professional) - Overseas Qualified Professionals (OQP) Victoria
Are you an overseas qualified professional? Our Certificate IV in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Employment/ Professional) will give you an introduction to the Australian workplace and job market and the opportunity to undertake an industry placement.

Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study)
An individually tailored program for you, Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate IV in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Further Study) is designed to teach upper-intermediate English language skills to adults from non-English speaking backgrounds.

Course in EAL - Foundation Studies
Melbourne Polytechnic's Course in English as an Additional Language (EAL) is designed to teach basic English language skills to adults from non-English speaking backgrounds.

VCAL EAL YAMEC
Melbourne Polytechnic's Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) English as an Additional Language (EAL) Young Adult Migrant Education Courses (YAMEC) offers the perfect program for you if you’re new to Australia, aged between 15 and 26, from a non-English speaking background, and have had disrupted, or incomplete education but can write and speak English.

Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English - YAMEC (Young Adult Migrant Education Courses)
Are you new to Australia and from a non-English speaking background? If you’re aged between 15 and 26 and want to be able to write and speak English but have had disrupted, incomplete or no previous education, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English (YAMEC) is a safe and ideal learning program for you.

Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English - Foundation Studies Department - AMEP - SEE - VTG
Melbourne Polytechnic's Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English provides newly-arrived migrants and refugees the opportunity to learn the very basics of the English Language and will assist in settling in to life in Australia. The course is designed to help advance into further levels of English language education or training, and is customised to meet individual learning needs

Equine Studies

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Certificate II in Racing (Stablehand)
Do you dream of working with horses? Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate II in Racing (Stablehand) will give you the practical experience and knowledge to work as a thoroughbred stablehand. Get off to a great start in your horseracing career with skills that could take you around Australia.

Associate Degree of Equine Studies
Our Equine Studies program combines specialised equine science topics with business management skills essential for successful operation of equine focused businesses in the 21st century. The Associate Degree of Equine Studies will set you at a gallop, straight into a career in the industry. The course structure offers study options to help you design your ideal course.

Bachelor of Equine Studies
Follow your dream of working with horses! Our Equine Studies program combines specialised equine science topics with business and property management skills, essential for the successful operation of equine focused businesses. The Bachelor of Equine Studies provides the winning edge when it comes to future employment opportunities.

Fashion Design

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Floristry

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Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant)
Let your creativity bloom - put your love of flowers, creative flair and eye for detail to work with a beautiful and rewarding career in Floristry. Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant) provides the perfect pathway to combine your green thumb and artistic eye.

Certificate III in Floristry - Apprenticeship and Non-Apprenticeship
Develop your trade skills and let your creativity bloom. The Certificate III in Floristry is a national qualification teaching you skills to work as a florist in a shop or studio. Own your own business or show off your best arrangements and designs at the renowned Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. Put your love of flowers, creative flair and eye for detail to work with a beautiful and rewarding career in Floristry.

Furniture and Cabinet Making

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Certificate II in Furniture Making
Sit comfortably in your career with our Certificate II in Furniture Making. Make your own furniture, meet industry professionals and progress your career in the furniture manufacturing trade.

Certificate III in Cabinet Making - Furniture Making
Are you interested in working as a cabinetmaker? Our Certificate III in Cabinet Making with a focus on Furniture Making, will teach you how to produce furniture for cabinet manufacturers – or to start your own business. Learn key technical and versatile skills including problem solving, organisation and communication skills.

Certificate III in Cabinet Making
Build a clean future with the Kitchens and Bathrooms stream of our Certificate III in Cabinet Making. Tantalise your creative tastebuds and versatile skills by becoming a qualified kitchen and bathroom installer or master cabinet maker in this growing and always expanding industry.

Hairdressing

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Certificate III in Hairdressing - Non-Apprenticeship
Establish your career in the creative industry of hairstyling and earn while you learn. Our popular Certificate III in Hairdressing will build on your interest in current hair styles and fast-track you to an exciting career as a fully qualified hair dresser. This is full-time course is offered to local and international students.

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.

Diploma of Salon Management
Is your focus the business of hair? Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Salon Management will take your hairdressing and beauty experience to the next level by focusing on the skills associated with managing your own business.

Health Support Work

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Horticulture

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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 III in Arboriculture
Do you have a special connection to trees and an interest in urban environments? Branch out with our Certificate III in Arboriculture and combine your love of the outdoors and passion for conserving nature with a fascinating career as an arborist.

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 Landscape Construction - Apprenticeship
Do you enjoy practical work outdoors and are interested in landscaping or the horticulture trade? Our Certificate III in Landscape Construction apprenticeship could be the right course for you.

Certificate III in Landscape Construction - Non-Apprenticeship
The non-apprenticeship stream of our Certificate III in Landscape Construction will help build and grow your future. Take your career to the great outdoors by creating serene spaces of gardening bliss, and build your skills in the landscaping or horticulture industry.

Certificate III in Parks and Gardens
Become a qualified Horticulturalist in one year with our Certificate III in Parks and Gardens - Apprenticeship. This course is for Apprentices already learning and working in Horticulture and also for those who want to begin or change careers.

Certificate III in Production Nursery
Designed in consultation with leading industry partners, our Certificate III in Production Nursery - Apprenticeship will give you the skills to kick start your career in this thriving, energetic trade. Be responsible for the cultivation, preparation and nutritional requirements of plants in a wholesale environment.

Certificate III in Retail Nursery - Apprenticeship and Non-Apprenticeship
What kinds of gardens would you create? Learn the skills you need to work in a retail nursery environment. You might like to own and operate your own nursery.

Certificate III in Sports Turf Management - Apprenticeship
Your specialist career starts here with our Certificate III in Sports Turf Management. Use your eye for excellence in the world of sports, and your interest in horticulture and facilities management to excel in your career of Sports Turf Management. Give yourself the opportunity to manage some of the biggest and best sporting grounds around the country and abroad.

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 Horticulture
Nurture your interest in all things green by a gaining a well sought after qualification with our Certificate IV in Horticulture. Be the one dispensing advice on plant suitability, health and design, and become the expert this ever changing and dynamic industry needs – a rewarding career awaits.

Certificate IV in Landscape Design
The Certificate IV in Landscape Design is committed to plotting your landscape future. Take the next important step in a landscape construction or horticulture career and advance your skills with a focus on costing and design.

Diploma of Landscape Design
Our Diploma of Landscape Design is a Traineeship in building and plotting your landscape future. Build on your Certificate IV in Landscape Design and become a qualified landscape construction or horticulture professional. Advance your skills with a focus on design.

Diploma of Applied Horticultural Science
The Diploma of Applied Horticultural Science provides you with the technical skills and plant knowledge to grow your career to the next level, or catapult it from the ground up. Turn your love of all things green into a well regarded, sought after qualification for many sectors of the horticulture industry. This diverse, applied program that will serve you well in your horticulture-based career.

Diploma of Parks and Gardens Management
Nurture your interest in all things green by a gaining our highly sought qualification, the Diploma of Parks and Gardens Management. This course reflects the role of those who manage private parks and gardens or personnel working in local government as park managers.

Hospitality

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Certificate II in Kitchen Operations - VETiS
Heat up your career in the commercial cooking industry with our Certificate II in Kitchen Operations, offered through the Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Schools (VETiS) program.

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
Are you interested in carving a career in the thriving hospitality scene? Food is a necessity of life and people with skills in Commercial Cookery can work anywhere from the local pub to top international restaurants and hotels. If you want to gain skills in the culinary industry, our popular Certificate III in Commercial Cookery is the right choice for you.

Certificate III in Hospitality
If you have good interpersonal skills and enjoy working in busy environments then this course is for you. This could be your way to travel and earn funds along the way, or work your way into management positions.

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
Are you an aspiring head chef or restaurant owner? Our Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery provides the ingredients and techniques you need to cook up a tantalizing career.

Certificate IV in Hospitality
Develop your hospitality skills while gaining understanding of hospitality supervision. The Certificate IV in Hospitality will help you develop strong practical skills and provide hands-on experience and equip you with the knowledge and skills required to gain an entry-level position within this busy, exciting and fast-growing industry.

Diploma of Hospitality Management
Unleash your leadership potential in Hospitality by developing strong practical skills, hands-on experience and excellent leadership capability. Our Diploma of Hospitality Management will equip you with all the skills required to gain a management position within this exciting and fast-growing industry.

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Unleash your leadership potential in the Hospitality industry by developing strong practical skills. If you would like to become a skilled senior hospitality manager then enrol in our Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management.

Associate Degree of Hospitality Management
An Associate Degree in Hospitality Management at Melbourne Polytechnic combines hospitality and business management. In this course you will develop the knowledge and skills required for a range of hospitality contexts.

Bachelor of Hospitality Management
Australia offers world class training opportunities in hospitality management and our own Bachelor of Hospitality Management sets the standard. This degree will develop your leadership abilities and give you the practical industry skills and knowledge you need to manage businesses and facilities around the world.

Human Resources

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Diploma of Human Resources Management
Advance your career as a human resources professional with our Diploma of Human Resources Management. This popular course addresses current business needs in human resources management, learning and development and employment services.

Illustration

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Certificate III in Visual Arts
Push the boundaries of your creative practice. We give you the head start you need in the competitive world of art and design. Our practical course will teach you foundational skills and critical thinking to broaden your career opportunities. Our first intake is May 2017!

Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games
Don't play around, make gaming your career! If you love digital interactivity and want to make a career of it, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games provides the foundation to make your gaming dreams come true.

Certificate IV in Visual Arts
Extend and develop your creative practice – think about how to explore your research questions within the visual medium. Our Certificate IV in Visual Arts is a hands-on course in painting, drawing, illustration, printmaking, photo media and digital media. You can also use these skills to gain work in related fields such as advertising, marketing, design and teaching.

Master of Creative Industries
We are pleased to introduce our latest post-graduate course - the Master of Creative Industries (MCI). The MCI aims to strengthen your knowledge of applied creative research, critical thinking and to extend your practice. These skills are vital to succeed within the competitive creative industries - enrol with us to get ahead, and stay ahead.

Industrial Skills

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Certificate III in Civil Construction
You'll be on the road to an 'in-demand' career with Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Civil Construction. This course will develop your knowledge and levels of expertise, equipping you to work as a skilled operator in road construction and maintenance.

Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations
Move up in the world of Civil Construction with Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations. This course will develop your knowledge and talents, allowing you to work as a skilled operator in road construction and maintenance.

Information Technology

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Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair
Build a new career in information technology with Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair. If you like to use computers and have a keen interest in how they work and how technology is applied to the marketplace, then this is the course for you.

Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games
Don't play around, make gaming your career! If you love digital interactivity and want to make a career of it, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games provides the foundation to make your gaming dreams come true.

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.

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.

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.

Associate Degree of Information Technology
Learn a range of skills to work in a range of positions including a programmer, software engineer or a systems analyst. We have designed this program so that it focuses on giving you the right skills to get ahead.

Bachelor of Information Technology
Learn specialist skills to work in a range of exciting roles. A career in business-oriented information technology offers the potential for great financial reward and growth, yet also demands a wide range of skills and knowledge.

Interior Design

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Certificate IV in Building Design Drafting
A brand new qualification, specialising in Building Design and Drafting - this could be the beginning of a beautiful career. Our Certificate IV in Building Design Drafting will get you ready for a career supporting building designers and architects

Certificate IV in Interior Decoration
Beautify, adorn and enhance your future with a Certificate IV in Interior Decoration. Establish your own interior design business or use your consulting skills for high-end clients in the fascinating world of interior decoration and design.

Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration
Become the architect of a colourful career with a Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration. Use your current interior design skills to place you into the world of commercial interior design. Work for large corporate clients and prestigious customers and unleash your creative flair into their world.

International Trade

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Diploma of International Business
Are you interested in management roles within the international business sector? Grow your opportunities, learn from our industry-experienced teachers, and enrol in our Diploma of International Business. You’ll learn advanced skills in international trade and finance, market segmentation, international forecasting and strategic planning.

Jewellery

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Certificate II in Engineering - Jewellery
Acquire the strong foundation you need in jewellery making. Turn your designs on paper into pieces of art. Whether you have the ambition of becoming an artisan jeweller, working in the industry, or one day owning your own business - this is a great introductory course to get you started.

Joinery, Shopfitting and Stairbuilding

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Certificate II in Joinery Shopfitting Stairbuilding (Pre-apprenticeship)
Are you looking to learn a trade? Learn the best techniques from our practical course taught from our industry-experienced teachers. Read more about our dual qualification below.

Certificate III in Joinery
Connect to Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Joinery and open the door to your career. Use your precision and eye for detail to create a seamless career in joinery, where you could own your own business, or work for an established timber manufacturer, architect, or reproduction joiner. Your career options will expand when you qualify as a joiner.

Certificate III in Shopfitting
Build a career as a qualified shopfitter and combine your love of construction with Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Shopfitting. Work on major infrastructure projects with your apprenticeship. If you are a ‘hands on’ person and like to see the solid end result of your work, then the shopfitting industry is for you.

Legal and Justice

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Administration roles in the legal sector offer you challenging, versatile and varied work. Become a specialist in education and legal administration with this combined qualifications - the Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal) with the BSB30915 Certificate III in Business Administration (Education). We offer you a supportive environment, modern facilities and expert teachers.

Certificate IV in Justice
Are you interested in serving your community? Do you believe in social equality, and everyone getting a fair chance? Start your career in criminal justice with our Certificate IV in Justice.

Certificate IV in Mediation
Become an expert in negotiation and dispute resolution. Mediation is the art of negotiation, resolving disputes as a preventative law measure. Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate IV in Mediation will set you up for a career in mediation or enable you to add mediation as a skill set to your existing career.

Certificate IV in Youth Justice
Are you a passionate advocate for youth? Do you want to see our next generation thrive? If you would like to help youth offenders get their lives on the right track then our Certificate IV in Youth Justice is for you.

Advanced Diploma of Justice
Are you passionate about justice and equality? Take your career in criminal justice to the next level with our Advanced Diploma of Justice. You will be qualified to work within government departments, legal firms and community legal centres.

Locksmithing

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Certificate II in Engineering - Locksmithing
Crack the right combination and be part Melbourne Polytechnic’s renowned locksmithing teaching and training with the Certificate II in Engineering - Locksmithing. Physical security is an important consideration for everyone and the locksmithing industry is constantly evolving to meet the demand for new products, new technology and new methods.

Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering

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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

Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - 1. Civil/Structural - 2. Mechanical Building Services (MEP) - 3. Mechanical Manufacturing
The Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology is a blueprint for your engineering, drafting and design future. 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

Associate Degree of Engineering Technology (Civil)
Melbourne Polytechnic's Associate Degree of Engineering Technology (Civil) was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders and benchmarking with comparative courses within Australia. The program is part of the Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) with an optional exit point after two years at Associate Degree level.

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil)
The Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders and benchmarking with comparative courses within Australia. The program is industriously versatile and also offers an exit point after the first two years at the Associate Degree level.

Marketing

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Diploma of Marketing and Communication
Learn the fundamentals of Marketing and Communications and be job-ready in six months with our Diploma of Marketing and Communication. Benefit from the course’s strong reputation in industry, gained through our emphasis on practical application of contemporary Marketing and Communications theory.

Massage

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Meat Processing

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Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)
Gain a top trade qualification and the latest skills required for a career as a butcher. With our Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher), you'll be an asset to your employer throughout your apprenticeship and into the future.

Music

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Certificate IV in Music Industry (Performance)
Tune in and transform your ebullient love of music into a toe-tapping career. Our Certificate IV in Music Industry (Performance) will teach you about performance, musicianship, contemporary and commercial music, music technology, composing and business skills. You'll learn the fundamentals and decide where you can specialise.

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

Diploma of Music Industry (Performance)
Enrol in our Diploma of Music Industry (Performance) where you'll learn the specialist skills you need for music performance. You can then work as an independent singer/songwriter, within a band or ensemble.

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.

Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Performance)
Tune your raw talents into polished performances. Our Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Performance stream) will help you to prepare for your nights playing in Melbourne’s most exciting venues.

Associate Degree of Songwriting and Music Production
The Associate Degree of Songwriting and Music Production will see you well on the way to a Bachelor degree qualification as a music artist. The Associate Degree is for music artists, emerging songwriters, composers and music producers, who want to be taught as artists.

Bachelor of Music
As a musician you need to be able to adapt to current trends and you can learn how to do this in a Bachelor of Music at Melbourne Polytechnic. Develop your skills and awareness of the global spectrum of music.

Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production
Our Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production is a music artist’s degree for emerging songwriters, composers and music producers, who will be taught as artists. Be part of something unique - nowhere else in Australia can you explore your musical, artistic career in this way and to degree level.

Master of Creative Industries
We are pleased to introduce our latest post-graduate course - the Master of Creative Industries (MCI). The MCI aims to strengthen your knowledge of applied creative research, critical thinking and to extend your practice. These skills are vital to succeed within the competitive creative industries - enrol with us to get ahead, and stay ahead.

Music Industry

Courses
Associate Degree of Songwriting and Music Production
The Associate Degree of Songwriting and Music Production will see you well on the way to a Bachelor degree qualification as a music artist. The Associate Degree is for music artists, emerging songwriters, composers and music producers, who want to be taught as artists.

Occupational Health and Workplace Safety

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Diploma of Work Health and Safety
Take your Work Health and Safety (WHS) career to the next level by moving up into management roles. Learn how to develop strategies and increase your understanding of risk management, hazard control and audits with our Diploma of Work Health and Safety.

Overseas Qualified Professionals

Courses
Certificate IV in EAL (Employment/Professional) - Overseas Qualified Professionals (OQP) Victoria
Are you an overseas qualified professional? Our Certificate IV in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Employment/ Professional) will give you an introduction to the Australian workplace and job market and the opportunity to undertake an industry placement.

Painting and Decorating

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Certificate II in Building and Construction (Painting and Decorating)
Climb the ladder to a colourful career. Work with your hands and use your flair for creating interesting surfaces with our Certificate II in Building and Construction (Painting and Decorating). Learn skills you can use across the building and construction industry, as well as specific skills in painting and decorating.

Certificate III in Painting and Decorating
Climb the ladder to a successful career with a Certificate III in Painting and Decorating. Own your own business or consultancy, or work as a contractor or for an employer in the building industry. A career as a painter and decorator will put to use your excellent hand-eye coordination and ability to work neatly and accurately. This hands-on course will give you the practical training you need to ensure you are an asset to any employer.

Pathology

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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

Photography

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Certificate III in Visual Arts
Push the boundaries of your creative practice. We give you the head start you need in the competitive world of art and design. Our practical course will teach you foundational skills and critical thinking to broaden your career opportunities. Our first intake is May 2017!

Certificate IV in Visual Arts
Extend and develop your creative practice – think about how to explore your research questions within the visual medium. Our Certificate IV in Visual Arts is a hands-on course in painting, drawing, illustration, printmaking, photo media and digital media. You can also use these skills to gain work in related fields such as advertising, marketing, design and teaching.

Plastering (Wall and Ceiling Lining)

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Certificate II in Building and Construction (Wall and Ceiling Lining)
Our Certificate II in Building and Construction (Wall and Ceiling Lining) lets you climb the ladder to success. Learn the latest in plastering skills so that you become an asset to any employer in the plastering industry

Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining (Plastering) - Apprenticeship
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining lets you climb the ladder to success. Get a trade qualification and learn the latest in plastering skills so that you become an asset to any employer with your plastering industry apprenticeship.

Power Industry – Electrical

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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.

Project Management

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Diploma of Project Management
The Diploma of Project Management has application across virtually every industry sector. Add a project management qualification to your suite of skills and open up your career opportunities.

Real Estate

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Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) - Agent's Representative
Melbourne’s house prices are reaching new highs. If you would like to work in the real estate sector, or one day own your own business, this course is your first step. Get qualified with our partial Certificate IV in Property Services - Agent's Representative course. Going once, twice, three times ... SOLD.

Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing (Partial)
If you would like to work within the legal profession, then take a step towards obtaining your conveyancer licence. Our Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing (Partial) teaches you the skills you need to become an asset to any business in the conveyancing industry.

Screen and Media 

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Sound Production

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Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production)
Can you hear us? Melbourne Polytechnic can help you start a career in Sound Production with our Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production stream). It's the best place to start developing your knowledge and skills in this exciting field

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.

Associate Degree of Songwriting and Music Production
The Associate Degree of Songwriting and Music Production will see you well on the way to a Bachelor degree qualification as a music artist. The Associate Degree is for music artists, emerging songwriters, composers and music producers, who want to be taught as artists.

Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production
Our Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production is a music artist’s degree for emerging songwriters, composers and music producers, who will be taught as artists. Be part of something unique - nowhere else in Australia can you explore your musical, artistic career in this way and to degree level.

Master of Creative Industries
We are pleased to introduce our latest post-graduate course - the Master of Creative Industries (MCI). The MCI aims to strengthen your knowledge of applied creative research, critical thinking and to extend your practice. These skills are vital to succeed within the competitive creative industries - enrol with us to get ahead, and stay ahead.

Sports Development

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Theatre Production

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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 IV in Music Industry (Sound Production)
Can you hear us? Melbourne Polytechnic can help you start a career in Sound Production with our Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production stream). It's the best place to start developing your knowledge and skills in this exciting field

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.

Master of Creative Industries
We are pleased to introduce our latest post-graduate course - the Master of Creative Industries (MCI). The MCI aims to strengthen your knowledge of applied creative research, critical thinking and to extend your practice. These skills are vital to succeed within the competitive creative industries - enrol with us to get ahead, and stay ahead.

Tourism and Events

Courses
Certificate III in Events
Launch your events management career with a Certificate III in Events and gain the required skills and knowledge to capitalise on the growing number of international trade shows, festivals, conferences and events across the Asia-Pacific.

Certificate III in Travel
Pack your bags for a career adventure and enrol in our Certificate III in Travel. You’ll have the best seat for capitalising on the coming wave of regional integration across the Asia-Pacific.

Diploma of Event Management
Do you see yourself coordinating a music festival, organising a dynamic corporate event or starting your own wedding planning business? Our Diploma of Events will see you develop the strong and practical organisational skills essential for a career in the fast-paced and dynamic events management industry.

Training and Assessment

Courses
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 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 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.

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 Vocational Education and Training
Improve your career opportunities in the vocational education and training (VET) sector with our Diploma of Vocational Education and Training. Become an experienced practitioner delivering training and assessment services in a registered training organisation (RTO) within the VET sector.

Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL)

Courses
Certificate III in Media
Get ahead in the world of media! Our Certificate III in Media is an accredited film and radio course tailored to young people who are interested in media and may have experienced homelessness or educational disadvantage.

VCAL (Foundation)
Achieve your Senior School Certificate with Melbourne Polytechnic. The Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) Foundation course will give you the basic literacy and numeracy skills needed for you to go onto further education, training or employment.

VCAL (Intermediate)
Achieve your Senior School Certificate with Melbourne Polytechnic. The Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) Intermediate course provides the literacy and numeracy skills needed for you to go onto further education, training or employment.

VCAL (Senior)
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) Senior Course will give you the literacy and numeracy skills needed to assist you to get into mainstream study, education or employment.

VCAL Creative Industries - Intermediate
Our Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) Creative Industries program offers an exciting start to a career in the media industry. This film and radio course is Melbourne Polytechnic accredited and tailored to young people interested in media who may have experienced homelessness or educational disadvantage. This course will give you a Certificate II in Creative Industries and credits towards a VCAL at Intermediate level.

VCAL EAL YAMEC
Melbourne Polytechnic's Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) English as an Additional Language (EAL) Young Adult Migrant Education Courses (YAMEC) offers the perfect program for you if you’re new to Australia, aged between 15 and 26, from a non-English speaking background, and have had disrupted, or incomplete education but can write and speak English.

VCAL Ticket to a Trade - Foundation
Are you a young person interested in the trades but not sure which one? Our Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) Ticket to a Trade is six-month program that will give you the opportunity to find out what trade you might like to undertake in the future.

VCAL Ticket to a Trade - Intermediate
Are you a young person interested in the trades but not sure which one? Our Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) Ticket to a Trade is six month program that will give you the opportunity to find out what trade you might like to undertake in the future.

VCAL Ticket to a Trade - Senior
Are you a young person interested in the trades but not sure which one? Melbourne Polytechnic’s Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) Ticket to a Trade Senior program is six month course designed to give you the opportunity to find out what trade you might like to undertake in the future.

Visual Art

Courses
Certificate III in Hairdressing - Non-Apprenticeship
Establish your career in the creative industry of hairstyling and earn while you learn. Our popular Certificate III in Hairdressing will build on your interest in current hair styles and fast-track you to an exciting career as a fully qualified hair dresser. This is full-time course is offered to local and international students.

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 Visual Arts
Push the boundaries of your creative practice. We give you the head start you need in the competitive world of art and design. Our practical course will teach you foundational skills and critical thinking to broaden your career opportunities. Our first intake is May 2017!

Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games
Don't play around, make gaming your career! If you love digital interactivity and want to make a career of it, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games provides the foundation to make your gaming dreams come true.

Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing
Pick up your pen or laptop – write your future career. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing prepares you for a career in the publishing industries. Work hard to develop your writing, voice, tone, editing and print production skills. Get your work published and immerse yourself within the literary world.

Certificate IV in Visual Arts
Extend and develop your creative practice – think about how to explore your research questions within the visual medium. Our Certificate IV in Visual Arts is a hands-on course in painting, drawing, illustration, printmaking, photo media and digital media. You can also use these skills to gain work in related fields such as advertising, marketing, design and teaching.

Diploma of Graphic Design
Design a bright future for yourself. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Graphic Design offers you hands-on practical skills integrated with design processes and theory. Gain a solid grounding for future employment and ensure your knowledge of the fundamentals of graphic design.

Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing
Be bold and brilliant - Write the next chapter of your career by completing Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing. Develop your writing skills and publish your work.

Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design
Guarantee your future with our Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design. This course has an excellent reputation in the graphic design industry, boasting real employment opportunities for graduates through our widespread industry networks.

Master of Creative Industries
We are pleased to introduce our latest post-graduate course - the Master of Creative Industries (MCI). The MCI aims to strengthen your knowledge of applied creative research, critical thinking and to extend your practice. These skills are vital to succeed within the competitive creative industries - enrol with us to get ahead, and stay ahead.

Wall and Floor Tiling

Courses
Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing is a hands-on course designed for people currently working in waterproofing or who have sufficient experience in the construction industry.

Welding

Courses
Certificate II in Engineering - Fabrication
The Fabrication stream of the Certificate II in Engineering will provide you with the heavy-duty qualification you need for a job in the metal trades. You will gain the preparatory skills and knowledge of basic metal fabrication and welding processes that the fabrication industry needs.

Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade - Heavy Fabrication
The Heavy Fabrication stream of Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Engineering is an apprenticeship course that will see you master all heavy fabrication techniques. This is an apprenticeship that will equip you with skills to apply straight to the job.

Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade - Light Fabrication
The Light Fabrication stream of Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Engineering is an apprenticeship course that will see you master sheet metal working techniques that you can apply straight to the job.

Certificate IV in Engineering - Fabrication
Already working in the metal trades and want to go to the next level? Melbourne Polytechnic's post-trade Certificate IV in Engineering - Fabrication will enhance your existing skills and knowledge through three fabrications streams: light, heavy and welding.

Work Education

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 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 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

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.

Writing, Editing and Publishing

Courses
Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing
Pick up your pen or laptop – write your future career. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing prepares you for a career in the publishing industries. Work hard to develop your writing, voice, tone, editing and print production skills. Get your work published and immerse yourself within the literary world.

Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing
Be bold and brilliant - Write the next chapter of your career by completing Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing. Develop your writing skills and publish your work.

Associate Degree of Writing and Publishing
Melbourne Polytechnic's Associate Degree of Writing and Publishing is embedded within the Bachelor of Writing and Publishing. You will develop skills and knowledge in fiction and non-fiction writing, as well as editing and proofreading.

Bachelor of Writing and Publishing
If you are aiming for a career in the creative industries, or simply love to write and publish your work, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Bachelor of Writing and Publishing is for you. Sign up for this exciting degree - Australia's only undergraduate degree dedicated solely and equally to writing and publishing. Melbourne Polytechnic will help you with a wordy career pathway and is that big break you have been seeking!

Master of Creative Industries
We are pleased to introduce our latest post-graduate course - the Master of Creative Industries (MCI). The MCI aims to strengthen your knowledge of applied creative research, critical thinking and to extend your practice. These skills are vital to succeed within the competitive creative industries - enrol with us to get ahead, and stay ahead.

Young Adult Migrant Education Courses (YAMEC)

Courses
Certificate I in Spoken and Written English - YAMEC (Young Adult Migrant Education Courses)
Are you new to Australia and from a non-English speaking background? If you’re aged 15 to 26, and have had disrupted, incomplete or no prior education, then Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate I in Spoken and Written English, Young Adult Migrant Education Courses (YAMEC) is the learning program for you

Certificate II in Spoken and Written English - YAMEC (Young Adult Migrant Education Courses)
Are you new to Australia and from a non-English speaking background? If you’re aged 15 to 26 and can write and speak English but have had disrupted, incomplete or no previous education, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate II in Spoken and Written English, Young Adult Migrant Education Courses (YAMEC) is for you.

VCAL EAL YAMEC
Melbourne Polytechnic's Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) English as an Additional Language (EAL) Young Adult Migrant Education Courses (YAMEC) offers the perfect program for you if you’re new to Australia, aged between 15 and 26, from a non-English speaking background, and have had disrupted, or incomplete education but can write and speak English.

Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English - YAMEC (Young Adult Migrant Education Courses)
Are you new to Australia and from a non-English speaking background? If you’re aged between 15 and 26 and want to be able to write and speak English but have had disrupted, incomplete or no previous education, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English (YAMEC) is a safe and ideal learning program for you.