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).

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


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

If you plan to work in a bar, club, cafe, restaurant or venue selling alcohol anywhere in Victoria, you will need a Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate, accredited by the Victorian Commission for Liquor and Gambling Regulation.

This course will cover problems associated with excessive consumption, alcohol and the law, facts about alcohol, improving the atmosphere of your
premises and handling difficult customers. 

When:   Thursday, 10 June
Time:     4pm - 8pm
Where:  Taylors Hill Youth & Community Centre, 121 Calder Park Drive, Taylors Hill


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

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

When:   Thursday, 1 July
Time:     9am - 4pm 
Where:  Melton Youth Centre, 193 Barries Road, Melton


Defensive Driving - (17 to 25 years)

Melbourne Defensive Driving provides techniques to increase safety with low risk driving, drivingefficiency 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:   Varying days available
Time:     9am - 4.30pm 
Where:  Taylors Hill Youth & Community Centre, 121 Calder Park Drive, Taylors Hill


Barista Basics - (14 to 25 years)

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

When:   Thursday, 23 September
Time:     9am - 4.30pm 
Where:  Complete Hospitality Training (Level 3/28 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne


Young Job Seeker (14 to 25 years)

The Young Job Seeker Program is a non-accredited course but a great starter for young people entering the service industries and an opportunity to gain crucial job seeking tips and skills for employment.

When:   Thursday, 21 October
Time:     4pm - 6pm 
Where:  Taylors Hill Youth & Community Centre, 121 Calder Park Drive, Taylors Hill


Provide First Aid (HLTAID003) - (12 to 25 years)

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

When:   Monday, 1 November
Time:     9am - 3.30pm 
Where:  Taylors Hill Youth & Community Centre, 121 Calder Park Drive, Taylors Hill

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


Fork Lift License (TLILIC0003) - (18 - 25 years)

This course specifies the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift truck safely. 

When:   Dates to be confirmed.

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