Skills and Jobs Centre

Secondary school students: find the right path for you

SuniTAFE is the leading provider of vocational education and training in North West Victoria. The tertiary landscape is changing rapidly and the Institute is committed to ensuring that we continue to provide education and training that is relevant to the communities we serve. SuniTAFE has state-of-the-art campuses at Mildura and Swan Hill - with each offering specific courses to meet the needs of our diverse student body. SuniTAFE provides a wide range of courses to help prospective students become work ready.

More information for early school leavers can be found here.
To book an appointment with the Skills & Jobs centre, click here to fill in our online form. Or, contact us on 03 5022 3999 or email us at
VET Delivery to Secondary Students
VETDSS combines VCE Vocational Major (VCE VM) & Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC) studies at school, with practical hands-on experience and training at SuniTAFE.
More info for early school leavers
In Victoria, students are required to be engaged in full-time education and/or training, until at least 17 years of age. Find out more about leaving school early.
Book an appointment with the Skills & Jobs Centre
To book an appointment with the Skills & Jobs centre click the below link to fill in an online form, call us on on 03 5022 3999, or email us at

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Industry Outlook

Retail Trade Outlook

Retail is characterised largely by traditional shopfronts, boutiques and family owned businesses. There are several large retailers in larger regional centres, such as the Country Target in Kerang and Harvey Norman at Mildura.

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Manufacturing Outlook

Manufacturing in the Region is closely linked to its economic activity in agriculture, transport, automotive, construction and related industries. Food and beverage processing comprises a significant part of the Region’s manufacturing industry.

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Hospitality and Tourism Outlook

The Region’s hospitality and tourism industries are diverse. Businesses range from many family owned cafes, restaurants and motels to larger hotels and tourism operators.

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Transport, Logistics and Automotive Outlook

Transport, logistics and automotive are closely linked with broader agribusiness industries in the Region.

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Horticulture Outlook

Horticultural industries are supported in part by the Murray River, enjoying ~1000 km2 of irrigated horticulture along the corridor from Nyah in the south-east to the South Australian border in the north-west.

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