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.

Download the Employability Skill Development Semester 2 - Newsletter(PDF, 2MB).


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

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:   Wednesday, 19 January 

Defensive Driving - (17 to 25 years)

Melbourne Defensive Driving provides techniques to increase safety with low risk driving, driving efficiency and situational awareness on busy roads. Learn how to expect and handle the unexpected, starting with vehicle safety checks through to understanding the physics of driving.

A minimum of 90 hours must be completed if on your Learners Permit.

When:   February

Basketball Referee Course (14 to 20 years)

Learn the skills to become a qualified basketball referee from an experienced Melton Basketball Coordinator.  A great course for young people wanting to further their knowledge of Basketball and referee future games.

When:   March

Barista Basics - (14 to 25 years)

Beginning with basic techniques and finishing with current industry trends, you will learn to make the most popular espresso-based drinks such as lattes, cappuccinos, flat whites, long blacks, macchiatos and mochas.

When:   April

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:   May

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:   Tuesday, 28 June

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