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Registered Training Organisations in Melbourne's West

PLEASE NOTE: LEADWEST IS NOT A TRAINING PROVIDER. THIS PAGE PROVIDES LINKS TO RTOs.

You can find information on all the RTOs at Training.gov.au, the database on Vocational Education and Training in Australia. 

You can also find RTOs on the websites of the Department of Education and Training and the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority.


A registered training organisation (RTO) is a vocational education organisation that provides students with training that results in qualifications and statements of attainment that are recognised and accepted by industry and other educational institutions throughout Australia.

There are many training organisations serving the communities of Melbourne's west from locations within the region.

  • Angliss Neighbourhood House Inc, located in Footscray and part of the ThinkWest cluster of community centres, is a community-based Adult Education Provider.

  • ATTA Quality Training Services, located in Melbourne's west, delivers WorkSafe Licence Qualifications including Forklift and Scaffolding Licences and Construction Induction courses. ATTA Quality Training Services is committed to delivering essential trade skills and knowledge widely desired by the Construction, Engineering, Transport and Logistics industries.

  • Australian Multicultural Community Services Inc, located in Maidstone, is a charitable organisation, dedicated to providing support, opportunity, access and equity for Australia's multicultural community.

  • AMES (Adult Migrant Education Services), located in Footscray, offers vocational courses in Aged Care, Child Services, Business Administration, Information Technology and Advanced English.

  • Australian-Croatian Community Services, located in Footscray, delivers English and Croatian language courses.

  • CELAS (Spanish Latin American Welfare Centre), located in Footscray,  provides English Classes to the Spanish speaking community and computer courses to the general community.

  • Central Australian College, located in Footscray West, offers a range of courses in Automotive and Business Management.

  • Community West, located in Deer Park, is a multi-program agency servicing Melbourne's west and provides courses leading to Certificate I in Business.

  • Create Wyndham located in Werribee provides accredited courses in Aged Care, Business, Children's Services, Construction, Disability, Education Support and Training and Assessment.

  • Customised Training, based in Bacchus Marsh, delivering nationally recognised qualifications in Building and Construction, Business Services, Children's Services, Community Services, Disability, and Education Support.

  • CVGT Australia, with sites in Melbourne's west at Melton, Sunshine, and Werribee, is accredited to train, assess and award a wide range of qualifications that are nationally recognised.

  • Della International College, with a campus in Sunshine, provides accredited courses in Retail, Business Administration, Management, Information and Painting and Decorating.

  • Djerriwarrh Community and Education Services, with sites in Melton, Sunshine, St Albans and Sunbury delivers accredited training, education courses, youth services and community programs.

  • Driver Education Centre of Australia (DECA) is based in Altona and provides courses leading to a Certificate II in Driving Operations.

  • Duke Street Community House in Sunshine provides accredited courses in Information Technology.

  • eFitAcademy, based in Essendon, provides accredited courses in Fitness.

  • Elatum Group runs a Warehousing Operations Pre-Employment Program in Laverton.
  • Farnham Street Neighbourhood Learning Centre Inc, located in Flemington, provides accredited courses at Certificate-level in English as a Second Language, Computer Basics, and Healthy Cooking.

  • Footscray City College, as well as being a secondary school, provides Vocational Education and Training through Footscray City Films.

  • Footscray Community Arts Centre provides a range of pre-accredited and accredited  courses in the creative arts for adults and children.

  • Foresite provides complete forklift training and licence testing in Sunshine.

  • Future Force Training and Recruitment, located in Essendon, provides accredited courses leading to Certificate III and IV qualifications in International Freight Forwarding and Transport & Logistics (Warehousing & Storage).

  • Gordon Institute of TAFE (The Gordon) is Victoria’s largest regional stand-alone TAFE and has branched out into the City of Wyndham at the Werribee Learning Centre.

  • Guidestar Training & Professional Services, located in St Albans, provides accredited courses leading to Certificate III in Aged Care and Certificate III in Home and Community Care.

  • Hand Brake Turn, combining 8 weeks intensive training in automotive with social skills development, is delivered from a site in Sunshine.

  • Hospitality Management Institute of Australia is based in Footscray and delivers courses that develop participant’s skills and knowledge in general management practices applicable to the hospitality industry with an emphasis on the cookery.

  • HRD Integrated Services, based in Williamstown North, specialises in the delivery of technical training and assessment for the rail and electronic security industries.

  • ICP Educational Institute, a division of the Tracy Group, delivers training from locations in Melbourne's west such as Melton, Newport, Sunshine, Watergardens (Sydenham) and Werribee.

  • Integrity Business College, based in Essendon, provides accredited courses in Information Technology, Business Administration, Retail, Small Business and Training and Assessment.

  • Job Training Institute, with a site in Sunshine, provides accredited courses leading to Certificate-level qualifications in Aged Care, Children's Services, Community Services, Disability Services and Business. It also provides a Diploma of Business.

  • JobCo Employment Services Inc delivers a wide range of accredited courses and has an office in Footscray

  • Journey Management, a provider of qualification programs ranging from Certificate II through to Diploma level in Transport & Logistics, Civil Construction and Waste Management, has a site in Melbourne's west at Laverton.

  • Kangan Institute is a major training provider for the automotive, aerospace, health and nursing sectors and Indigenous education and has campuses in Melbourne's west at Essendon and Moonee Ponds.

  • Karingal Training has locations in Sunshine and Werribee  delivering vocational training in Community Services (Community Services, Individual Support, Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs, Disability) and Foundation Skills (Transition Education, Work Education). 

  • LAF College of Vocational Education, located in Sunshine, provides accredited courses in English as a Second Language, Hairdressing and Beauty.

  • Laverton Community Integrated Services Inc provides accredited Certificate level courses in Aged Care, Home and Community Care, Business, Children's Services and Hospitality, as well as Diploma of Children's Services.

  • Leadership Management Australia delivers a range of accredited courses in Leadership, Management and Sales and has a site in Melbourne's west at Maribyrnong.

  • Migrant Resource Centre North West, located in St. Albans, delivers the Certificate III in Individual Support (ageing Home and Community) for community members from Melbourne’s North Western Suburbs.

  • Multiskills Training operating in association with Sunraysia Institute of TAFE delivers plants and equipment and traffic management training from a location in Werribee.

  • National College of Traditional Medicine is based in Sunshine and provides training leading to Certificate IV in Massage Practice Therapy, Diploma of Remedial Massage, and Advanced Diplomas of Naturopathy, Nutritional Medicine and Western Herbal Medicine

  • National Food Institute has been working with Community Chef in Altona delivering Certificate I and II in Food Processing with a focus on risk management, occupational health and safety, technical excellence and sustainability

  • National Institute of Training, which provides flexible, innovative workplace-based training and assessment solutions, has a site in Altona.

  • National Pilates Training delivers courses through Aligned for Life Pilates, which has a site in Moonee Ponds.

  • National Transport Institute of Australia is based in Essendon Fields and provides training  to over 5000 students annually, enrolled in Certificate III in Transport and Logistics, Road Transport, Warehousing & Storage, Administration and Cash in Transit.

  • Newport Community Education Centre delivers Certificate I General Adult Education (Introductory) courses.

  • Practical Outcomes is located in Caroline Springs and provides accredited training courses in Child Care and Hospitality.

  • Rochdale Institute, delivering training focused on skills for the manufacturing and warehousing industries, is based in Yarraville.

  • South Kingsville Community Centre provides a wide range of providing a wide range of Adult Community and Further Education funded programs for people of all ages and abilities.

  • South West Training Services is based in Hoppers Crossing and provides courses in First Aid, Child Care, Aged Care and Food Handling.

  • Spectrum (Migrant Resource Centre) has a site in Sunshine and delivers a wide range of Certificate II and Certificate III courses.

  • Sunshine College of Management is based in Sunshine and delivers a Diploma of Business course and Certificate III courses in Food Processing (Retail Baking - Cake and Pastry) and Retail Baking (Cake and Pastry). 

  • The Institute of Counselling and Community Studies offers courses leading to a Diploma of Counselling and Diploma of Family Intake and Support Work at a location in Caroline Springs.

  • The Malka Group, offering more than 60 qualifications across a range of industries, has an office and training facilities in Werribee.

  • Trade Institute of Victoria, located in Williamstown North, is a leading educational institute specialising in intensive Building and Construction courses ranging from Pre-apprenticeship up to Diploma level for both international and domestic students.

  • Training and Quality Management Services is based in Moonee Ponds and delivers a range of certificate-level courses in food processing, meat processing and seafood sales.

  • Victoria University, a LeadWest Member, is a multi-sector institution (higher education and TAFE) offering short courses, as well as qualifications in vocational education (TAFE) and higher education.

  • Victorian Fitness Academy specialises in Fitness, Massage and Events courses and has a campus at Essendon Fields.

  • Vostro Institute of Training, based in Maidstone, provides courses in Business, Sales, Health and Aged Care, Manufacturing, and Transport and Logistics.

  • Wentworth College, located in Yarraville, provides training that can be applied in the health care sector.

  • Westgate Community Initiatives Group Inc has offices in Footscray, Melton, Moonee Ponds, Sunshine, St Albans and Werribee.

  • Western Bulldogs SpiritWest Services delivers a variety of industry traineeships in sectors such as retail, business, hospitality, asset maintenance, transport and logistics, and community services.

  • Western Institute of Technology has a campus at Maidstone and its main campus is located at 14 Queens Road, Melbourne.

  • Williamstown Community Centre and Education Centre and Spotswood Community House provide a diverse range of educational, and recreational opportunities to the community.

  • Wingate Avenue Community Centre, located in Ascot Vale, provides a Certificate in Spoken & Written English as well as a range of Adult and Community Further Education funded computer courses.

  • WISE Employment is a not-for-profit community service organisation with branches in Melbourne's west at Melton, Newport, St Albans and Werribee.

  • Wiseman Institute of Applied Learning, based in Sunshine West, provides training that can be applied in the manufacturing sector.

  • WPC Group, a LeadWest Member, specialises in the employment and training of apprentices and trainees.

  • Wyndham Community & Education Centre provides a wide range of vocational education and training courses, language, literacy  and numeracy programs, short courses and an English as a Second Language (ESL) supported Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) program for refugee and humanitarian entrants whose first language is not English or who have experienced interrupted schooling. 

  • Y learning + development, based in Ascot Vale, provides training in the areas of retail, franchising, management and team dynamics.

  • Yarraville Community Centre, part of the ThinkWest cluster of community centres, provides migrant English and computer courses through to guitar, conversational Spanish and meditation courses.