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Local student means; you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.
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International student means; you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.

Skill Sets

The Victorian Government is responding to skills shortages and workforce requirements with short courses that are industry-endorsed and vital to Victoria’s recovery from the impacts of COVID-19.

Melbourne Polytechnic will commence delivery in 2021. If you'd like more information, please complete the web form below.

JobTrainer complements the existing subsidised training available under Skills First including Free TAFE.

Short Courses Coming Soon

  • Agricultural Chemical Skill Set 
  • Basic Tree Worker Skill Set 
  • Homelessness Support Work
  • Employment Services Skill Set
  • Crisis Support Skill Set 
  • Online Engagement for Small Business

Frequently Asked Questions

Skill sets are accredited short course programs that are provided under the Job Trainer initiative. For more information about Job Trainer see our Job Trainer resource

You may be eligible to participate in a skill set under JobTrainer if you are;

  • 17-24 years old when the course starts, or;
  • A job seeker of any age
  • Have not commenced a skill set under JobTrainer before

Stay up to date and check your eligibility when courses are open by contacting completing the web form below.

 

You are able to complete two skill sets in a year. Full accreditation courses are treated separately. This means you can complete two skill sets and two full qualifications in a calendar year but no more than two at the same time.

Stay up to date and check your eligibility when courses are open by contacting completing the web form below.

Skill sets do not replace full qualifications. They compliment full qualifications and can be pathways into full qualifications. 

Courses will continue to be added as to align with Victoria’s skills shortages and workforce requirements.

Skill sets will be delivered to you at low or no cost depending on your eligibility. Stay updated by contacting us on the web form below.

Want to know more?

Complete the webform below to register your interest, and we'll be in contact with you when courses are ready to enrol.