Get real skills to work in the manufacturing and engineering industry, with an engineering or welding certificate course at Victoria University Polytechnic.
Our courses combine practical learning in well-equipped, modern workshops; classroom studies; industry projects; site visits and industry simulation – to make sure you have everything you need to confidently begin your trade, or advance your hobby.
Why choose VU Polytechnic?
You'll learn in our multimillion-dollar trades facilities. Modern, high-tech workshops include modelling software, plus labs for concreting, surveying, engineering, soldering and power-systems.
Connected with industry
You’ll learn from industry-connected teachers, and develop networks and experience through site visits, industry projects, real work, and industry-endorsed workshops and simulations.
Innovative, flexible & hands-on learning
At our Construction Hub, you'll get the hands-on learning and practical experience to back up your learning, and graduate ready to get started in your first trades job.
VU Polytechnic is open for on-campus activity. Our priority is always the safety, health and wellbeing of our students, staff and community.
Attend a trades tour & application support session
Join our trades tour at Sunshine Campus and/or be guided through your pre-apprenticeship application at VU Polytechnic.Register to attend a session
Browse manufacturing & engineering courses
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- Certificate II in Engineering Studies 22470VIC
- Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Trade) MEM30219
- Certificate III in Engineering (Fabrication Trade) MEM30319
- Certificate IV in Engineering MEM40119
- Certificate IV in Industrial Automation and Control UEE43220
- Welding for Beginners THAAN
- Mechanical Fitting for Hobbyists THAAU