Resources Page: All Resources

Education & Training

View the resources and links below to find information about finishing VCE, taking on apprenticeships or traineeships, and explore further education and training options. (listed alphabetically)

  • Apprenticeships and Traineeships - Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
    Find information on how to apply for apprenticeship and traineeships, training types and industries, wages and financial assistance. Visit website
  • Australian Apprenticeships
    View facts about apprenticeships and how to apply, and find Australian Apprenticeships Centres. Visit website
  • Australian Apprenticeships Pathways
    Find information about apprenticeships and traineeship, career resources and workplace guides. Visit website
  • Victorian Skills Gateway
    Victorian Skills Gateway gives you the option to search for courses by occupation, study area, course or provider. Visit website
  • Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
    Learning resources to help with homework while you're in primary and secondary school and information on VCE studies and careers advice to prepare you for the next steps.  Visit website
  • 2017 Inner Northern Pathways Guide
    Information on further education, training and employment program opportunities located in the Inner North region of Melbourne. Download PDF (PDF, 21 MB)
  • Koorie Deadly Pathways Guide
    Pathway information on the many career and education opportunities that are available specifically to Koorie young people. Download PDF (PDF, 19 MB)
  • Learn Local
    Find your nearest Learn Local for education and training programs to help gain qualifications, improve reading, writing and maths, help get a job or to simply learn something new. Visit website
  • Northern Melbourne VET Cluster booklet
    This Handbook outlines how the Northern Melbourne VET Cluster (NMVC) can provide an extensive selection of VET programs. Download PDF (PDF, 1.8 MB)
  • SBAT Guide
    Learn about School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships, find out how you can get involved in SBATs, and assess your industry options and resulting career opportunities. Download PDF (PDF, 14.4 MB)
  • School Leavers Guide
    The School Leavers Guide provides advice on how to get started on the next steps after leaving school. View PDF
  • Youth Central
    Information on VCE, alternative options to completing Year 11 and 12, Universities, TAFE’s, training options, courses, how to financial support yourself while training, and studying tips. Visit website
  • Study Overseas
    Find information about studying overseas, planning to study overseas and information about scholarships, grants and student loans. Visit website
  • Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre
    Search and apply for tertiary courses, scholarships and special entry access schemes at university, TAFE and independent tertiary colleges in Victoria Visit website
  • VOCEDplus
    VOCEDplus is a free research database for tertiary education, with information related to workforce needs, skills development, and social inclusion. Visit website
  • Where to Now?
    Guide for students in their last two years of secondary school, containing information about the VCE and VCE VET studies, the VCAL and school-based apprenticeships and traineeships. Visit website


Getting a Job

View the resources and links below to find job searching portals, job searching tips and career planning advice.

  • Jobs For Youth
    Jobs For Youth is a job searching portal designed to connect young people in Darebin, Moreland and Yarra with local entry-level opportunities. Visit website
  • aLife
    Real life examples of careers with a simple, video based starting point for all viewers connecting outwards to dozens of websites and tons of information. Visit website
  • Career Trends
    Victorian government factsheets showing industry trends, training, job opportunities and skills that are in demand. Visit website
  • Learn Local
    Find your nearest Learn Local for education and training programs to help gain qualifications, improve reading, writing and maths, help get a job or simply learn something new. Visit website
  • My Future
    Find out about different jobs and careers, how to search for jobs, application process, resume writing and more tools. Visit website
  • New Enterprise Incentive Scheme
    If you are an eligible job seeker and are interested in starting and running a small business, you may be able to access assistance through the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS). Visit website
  • School Leavers Guide
    The School Leavers Guide provides advice on how to get started on the next steps after leaving school. View PDF
  •  Youth Central
    Find a range of information here including Job seeker toolkit, planning your career, information about jobs, your rights, job interviews, writing your resume and more. Visit website


Get Help with Support Services

Check out the links below to find local services that can help you with legal, financial, health, mental health and well being support.

Culturally & Linguistically Diverse
Disability Resources
Indigenous Resources

Darebin City Council

Aboriginal Affairs
View Darebin’s Aboriginal Action plan, and find information about Aboriginal events and advisory committee.
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visit websiteMoreland City Council

Indigenous History of Moreland
Read about the Wurendjeri people, the original landscape, access information about Aboriginal sites in Moreland and download Pre-Contact Aboriginal Heritage studies.
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visit websiteCity of Yarra

The Aboriginal History of Yarra
Read about the Wurendjeri people, are explore the relationships between the Traditional Owners and Settlers through the early years of Melbourne’s establishment.
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visit websiteBalert Boorron: The Victorian Plan for Aboriginal Children and Young People

Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
View Baleert Boorron, the consolidated 2010- 2020 plan of Victorian Aboriginal communities and the Victorian Government to ensure that Aboriginal children have the best start in life, are able to succeed in school, and grow into capable, active adults.
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visit websiteBert Williams Centre

Victoria Aboriginal Community Services Association
The Bert Willams Aboriginal Youth Services (BWAYS) deliver proactive and preventative services to Koorie youth who reside and / or visit the North and West Metropolitan Region (NWMR).
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Deadly PathwaysKoorie Deadly Pathways Guide

The Koorie Education and Pathways Guide aims to provide pathway information on the many career opportunities that are available specifically to Koorie young people. The guide also includes information on a number of education programs, apprenticeship and trainee opportunities, scholarships and support services.
Koorie Deadly Pathways Guide (PDF, 19MB)

visit websiteKoorie Mail

National indigenous newspaper, Aboriginal owned, reporting on the issues that matter to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
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visit websiteVictoria Aboriginal Community Services Association

VACSAL are an Aboriginal community service organisation who advocate for the needs of individuals, families and communities, offer services, and training and employment opportunities.
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visit websiteVictorian Aboriginal Education Association

VAEAI provides advice on Koorie education issues, monitor education trends and advocate for the needs of community.
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Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service

The Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service Co-operative Limited provides legal advice and representation for the Koorie community.
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visit websiteVictorian Indigenous Youth Advisory Council

VIYAC is the Koorie Youth Council, a Victorian network of volunteer Indigenous young people between 12 and 25 years who express their voice in government decisions.
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Parents & Families

Preparing for Secondary School: A Guide for Parents 2017 (Yarra Region) Supporting parents with their child's transition from Primary to Secondary school

The guide includes tips and advice for parents, as well as a detailed listing of all the secondary schools in the City of Yarra.

Arabic version - Download the PDF
Chinese version - Download the PDF
Somalian version - Download the PDF
Vietnamese version - Download the PDF



For more Transition Resources - including transition videoes - follow this link





  • Any Questions?
    Video resources produced by the Frankston Mornington Peninsula LLEN
    Any Questions
    is a resource for parents and secondary school aged young people, with guidance to ask questions of their local 'experts' i.e. VCAL coordinators, career teachers etc at their school.
    Anymore Questions has information about options outside of school - either as a whole program or in conjunction with school. Visit website
  • Parents Victoria
    Parents Victoria is an organisation representing the interests of parents in state government schools. Visit website
  • Planning a Career with Your Child
    Department of Education and Early Childhood Development information and resources to help you have career conversations with your child, and help plan their career pathways. Visit website
  • Safe Schools Hub Resources for Parents
  • Your Child's Career - How You Can Help
    The LEAP Program aims to demystify the links between school, university and professional careers. Visit website