Get a trade skill in Australia to take you further. We offer certificates, diplomas and short courses to international students in building and construction, hospitality, beauty, plumbing and more to help get you started.

We are focused on the delivery of apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, skills recognition and other programs tailored to industry needs.

Facilities & industry partnerships

Our purpose-built learning spaces feature the latest technology and state-of-the-art facilities. You'll gain hands-on learning experiences using actual workplace equipment and modern technologies including humanoid robots, simulation equipment and virtual reality.

Our current industry connections include the Western Bulldogs Football Club, Western Health, Asylum Seekers Resource Centre, CISCO, Victoria Transport Association, Crown Melbourne, Contiki and Quest Apartment Hotels and CPB John Holland (West Gate Tunnel Project).

As our courses are work-focused, our graduates are well regarded by employers and frequently find career opportunities through placement and industry connections.

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