Many of our graduates gain employment in the following industries:
Short courses 22 courses
Learn to use the latest styling techniques to control the fluidity of hair, utilise natural colour or add hair pieces, create fashion effects for overall presentation.
Gain the on-site safety knowledge required to apply for a Construction Induction (White Card) in Victoria.
Designed for those working in, or looking to get into, the resources and infrastructure industries, this short course will help you develop confidence in selecting hand and power tools as well as cleaning up.
Currently training in civil construction or working in the construction industry? Learn how to operate an elevating work platform and add a key skill to your resume.
Maintain your safety accreditation with our professional development course designed specifically for technology teachers.
Develop specialist skills required to conduct skid steer loader operations and take advantage of the boom in infrastructure projects.
Learn the essential skills required to work safely on construction sites at heights above 1.5 metres from ground level.
TAFE certificates & diplomas 36 courses
Learn key skills for the building industry and increase your chances of getting an apprenticeship.
Become proficient in the design, presentation and documentation process for residential, industrial and commercial buildings.
Build the framework for a career in construction with a Certificate III in Carpentry at Victoria University Polytechnic.
Develop the foundational skills necessary to gain access to an apprenticeship in civil construction with this pre-apprenticeship course.
Develop practical skills in road construction and maintenance with a Certificate III in Civil Construction traineeship.
Develop practical skills and knowledge in commercial and residential cleaning services with the Certificate III in Cleaning Operations.
Looking to enter a trades apprenticeship or get a taste of the construction industry? The Certificate II in Construction Pathways at VU Polytechnic is the ideal starting point.
Gain the skills and confidence to either start your career in the construction waterproofing industry or build your current skillset with the Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing at VU Polytechnic.
Gain the skills and knowledge to become a licensed electrician with a Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician at Victoria University Polytechnic.
Lay the foundation for a career in metal fabrication and engineering with a Certificate III in Engineering (Fabrication Trade) at Victoria University Polytechnic.
Begin your career as a mechanical engineering tradesperson with the Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Trade) at Victoria University Polytechnic.
This hands-on course is designed for people looking to enter an engineering apprenticeship or who are already doing some engineering work and would like to gain accreditation and a pathway to a full apprenticeship.
Take a non-trades pathway into an engineering career with a Diploma of Engineering Technology at Victoria University Polytechnic.
Lay the groundwork for an apprenticeship in the plumbing industry with a Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-apprenticeship) at Victoria University Polytechnic.
Become a fully qualified sign-writer and gain practical skills for the design, manufacturing and installation of signage.
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VU played a major role in making me a world champion. I had nothing to lose by going in for the nationals where I won gold and the right to represent Australia. That just shows the skill level and quality of the training I got at VU.Dylan Di Martino