Automotive & Trade Courses in Melbourne & Victoria

Skillinvest can support your workforce requirements in the automotive industry whether your business sells, services, or maintains a fleet of vehicles, plant and mobile equipment. We can offer a local service to local businesses and a statewide service to businesses whose activities span Victoria.

Apprenticeships and Traineeships

For three decades, our experienced Apprenticeship Consultants have been supporting dealerships, shire councils, and fleet operators to provide apprenticeships and traineeships under group training employment arrangements. Our extensive experience includes supporting:

  • Apprenticeships in:
    • automotive servicing - from small engines and outdoor power equipment, to light and heavy vehicles, road transport, mobile plant, and agricultural vehicles and plant.  
    • body work - panel beating and spray painting. 
  • Traineeships in:
    • vehicle sales
    • spare parts interpreting
    • management
    • frontline management

For young people aspiring to automotive course or apprenticeships, we actively encourage them to start training and skills development while at secondary school. In our experience, students who transition successfully into full-time apprenticeships have usually started training while at school through VET in Schools or a structured work placement or school-based apprenticeship, or a combination of all three.

We can support your business to provide a school-based apprenticeship. They’re a great pathway into full-time apprenticeships and well-established in secondary schools throughout Victoria.

Contact Skillinvest and one of our experienced Apprenticeship Consultants will phone you to discuss your workforce requirements. 

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Personnel Hire and Recruitment

We can provide skilled and licensed personnel for short or long-term assignments under personnel hire (on-hired) employment arrangements. We also offer a comprehensive service to recruit permanent and fixed-term staff.

Our consultants have a diverse range of industry experience and undergo regular WHS refresher training.

We work with all types of organisations and businesses, across all industry sectors.

Contact Skillinvest and one of our experienced Consultants will contact you to discuss your workforce requirements. 

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Training and Workforce Development

Skillinvest is also a Registered Training Organisation (RTO Code 4192) delivering training in nationally recognised qualifications. 

We can provide training to your apprentices in Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology, Certificate III in Automotive Sales and Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology.

You can select from established courses or we can tailor a training package to suit your business needs.

Our experienced Trainers can deliver training in your workplace or at our well-established vehicle training facilities in Dandenong or at Longerenong.  As a consortium partner in the Wimmera Trade Training Centre, Skillinvest operates the Vehicle Training Centre located at Longerenong College, 13km from Horsham.  The College can provide on-site accommodation and meals for your apprentices or workforce team.  We’ve even got an outdoor swimming pool!

We can also support professional development for your administration personnel who want to gain qualifications in business administration or management at Certificate or Diploma level.  For those working in the first line of management or with aspirations to do so, we can provide Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.

Contact Skillinvest and one of our experienced Trainers will phone you to discuss your workforce requirements.

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