After a mental health crisis involving a family member, suffering post-natal depression and being diagnosed with breast cancer, Lindy decided to reassess her life and pursue the Certificate IV in Mental Health CHC43315.
During the pandemic, Pamela sought the opportunity to reskill and find a way to make a difference to the lives of others. Seeking options in aged care and disability programs, she chose VU Polytechnic’s Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) CHC33015.
Nineteen participants from African-Australian backgrounds are now employed by Victoria Police and we are currently recruiting for the next round of the program with expanded eligibility to include all culturally and linguistically diverse and First Nations applicants.
We sat down with Anandhi, a passionate cyber security teacher at VU Polytechnic, to hear her thoughts on the rapidly evolving technology sector.