Employability Skill Development

Young Communities provides a variety of free and low-cost opportunities for young people aged 12 to 25 to upskill and strengthen their employability. 


Note: registration is for young people aged 12 - 25 years only.
Workshops registration of interest

rocktape.jpgConstruction Induction - White Card (15 to 25 years)

Acquire National Accreditation and approval to work on construction sites. Participants will learn about Work Health and Safety processes and legislative regulations surrounding construction, hazards and risks with a particular interest in Victorian Construction in relation to the Australian Building Industry.

When:   29 February 2024
Where:  Melton Youth Facility, 193 Barries Road, Melton 3337
Cost:     $20.00    

Provide First Aid (HLTAID012) - (12 to 25 years)


Nationally accredited course teaching fundamental principles, knowledge and skills to enable you to provide emergency care for injuries and illnesses, in the home or workplace. This is the standard workplace First Aid course, also referred to as Level 2.

When:   22 March 2024
Where:  Melton Youth Facility, 193 Barries Road, Melton 3337
Cost:     $20.00    

Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety (SITXFSA005) - (15 to 25 years of age)

In this course, you will learn how to safely handle, prepare and store food to avoid contamination and food-borne illnesses.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a statement of attainment for SITXFSA005 Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety, be able to enrol in SITHFAB025 Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee, understand safe and hygienic food practices and understand Work Health and Safety procedures in kitchens.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

People with disability are encouraged to apply.

When:   20 May 2024
Where:  Melton Library and Learning Centre (Dhum-Djerring Room - Level 1), 31 McKenzie Street, Melton 3337
Cost:     $20.00 

Registration essential

Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) (18 to 25 years)

If you want to work in any bar, club, cafe, restaurant or venue (including liquor stores and bottleshops) that sells alcohol in Victoria, you will need a Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate.  Receive a Victorian Commission for Liquor and Gambling Regulation (VCGLR) approved RSA Certificate at completion of this course.

When:   3 June 2023
Where:  Melton Youth Facility, 193 Barries Road, Melton 3337
Cost:     $20.00   

Registration essential 

For more information contact Young Communities on 9747 5343 or email: youngcommunities@melton.vic.gov.au.