Study doesn't have to stop once you have left school.

Lifelong learning can help you get more out of work and life, and provide you with great challenges and rewards.

Find tools in this section to support you in your studies and help you to complete your course successfully.

Use the Plan My Career section to explore your strengths, abilities, values, interests and ambitions.

Preparing to Study will help get you going in the right direction.


Preparing to Study

Great! So you have decided to learn a new skill, obtain a new qualification. Or, perhaps you are keen to update your skills. To get off to a good start - find lots of information below to prepare for study.

  • Identify your literacy and numeracy levels
  • Find which jobs are in demand
  • Find childcare, travel and financial information
  • Learn about Victorian education pathways training

Study Options

There are many different ways you can study. Consider studying a non-accredited course or accredited course to prepare for the demands and skills required for an industry or business.

  • Short courses
  • Learn Local courses
  • Traineeships/Apprenticeships
  • TAFE/Vocational education
  • University courses

How to Apply for Courses

So, now that you have decided on a course that you would like to complete, you will need to submit an application form. Find information and tips to support you through this process.

  • Applying for a course
  • Enrolling in a course

Want to know more?

Consider your next step – Learn Locals are here to help with planning your career and training options.

Click here to contact a Learn Local organisation near you.

Visit the A-Z Resources for further information and support.

For information about how to use this site and FAQs visit About this site.