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Melbourne’s North Food Group and NORTH Link work with La Trobe University, RMIT University, Melbourne Polytechnic and Kangan Institute to bridge the employment skills gap between industry and education.

This section gives businesses a centralised platform to access and stay updated on employment services, skills and courses to assist with building business capabilities.

Jobs Victoria Employment Program: Employment services

Jobs Victoria provides tailored services to support and connect jobseekers and employers such as yourself. We help jobseekers get job-ready through mentoring, training and development. At the same time, we work closely with you to identify exactly the types of skills and experience you are looking for in your workplace.

Through this process, you gain access to a source of quality candidates, and jobseekers find meaningful, ongoing employment. This has great benefits for individuals, our communities and our economy.

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Melbourne's North Joblink

Melbourne’s North Joblink is an online intersection of regional jobs, trending industries, the emerging gig economy and entrepreneurship. The project is a collaboration between NORTH Link and the following councils; City of Hume, City of Darebin, Moreland City Council, City of Whittlesea and Banyule City Council, representing a population catchment of over 1 million people.

Melbourne’s North Joblink allows you as an employer to quickly and easily identify and access prospective employees within Melbourne’s north. Post your vacancies on this website and find the right person for the job.

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Access graduates

Through our relationships with tertiary institutions, the Melbourne’s North Food Group can offer you access to skilled graduates across a range of disciplines.

Graduates from universities and TAFE institutes in Melbourne’s north possess a wealth of knowledge that can help benefit your business. Post your jobs to the following job boards to access a network of graduates eager to jump into a career.

La Trobe University

Graduate access
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RMIT University

Graduate access
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Melbourne Polytechnic

Graduate access
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Kangan Institute

Graduate access
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Northern Industry Student Placement Program (NISPP)

The Northern Industry Student Placement Program connects you with domestic and international students from leading tertiary education providers so your businesses can benefit from their expertise while students gain valuable workplace experience.

The service is flexible and available to businesses of all sizes, in line with academic requirements and workplace legislation.

Benefits to your business include:

  • draw on temporary talent for a specific workplace project
  • bring new skills and ideas into your business
  • attract potential full-time or part-time employees
  • cultural knowledge from international students for exporters
  • build links with local tertiary institutions
  • motivated, knowledgeable students
  • broad range of study areas
  • productive people with the latest skills.

E: k.stephens@latrobe.edu.au

M: 0409 458 290

Students working with employer for the Northern Industry Student Placement Program

North and West Melbourne Data Analytics Hub

Demand for data analytics professionals is growing as mass data is being used to forecast, predict and make decisions to improve business profitability.

The North and West Melbourne Data Analytics Hub links real industry projects with tertiary students who are keen to use their skills and knowledge in the workplace.

Student projects may address a real business problem or a new opportunity. If you are interested in hosting a project, contact us.

James Wallace

E: james.wallace@latrobe.edu.au

M: 0406 500 240

North and West Melbourne Data Analytics Hub

Short courses

Universities and TAFE institutes in Melbourne’s north provide a variety of short courses that can help elevate your skill set, or the skills of your employees. Short course topics include:

  • art, design and architecture
  • building, construction and planning
  • business
  • communications and digital media
  • computing, games and IT
  • education and teaching
  • engineering
  • environment and sustainability
  • healthcare and biomedical sciences
  • international and community services
  • justice and legal
  • science.

La Trobe University

Short courses
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RMIT University

Short courses
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Melbourne Polytechnic

Short courses
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Kangan Institute

Short courses
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Workforce upskill

The universities and TAFE institutes offer a range of courses that will assist in upskilling your workforce. Your employees can receive certificate, diploma, advanced diploma and bachelor level qualifications. These courses are flexible and can be tailored to your specific organisation.

Investing in upskilling ensures your employees are adapting to market changes and equips the company with important knowledge.

La Trobe University

Workforce upskill
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RMIT University

Workforce upskill
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Melbourne Polytechnic

Workforce upskill
MELBOURNE POLY

Kangan Institute

Workforce upskill
11 KANGAN 1

Industry events and tours

The Melbourne’s North Food Group facilitates industry tours to give you insight into a diverse range of local businesses. This allows you to gain greater understanding of the industry, which can benefit your business operations.

MNFG hosts a range of events that will help you build your network and improve your business skills. Drawing on knowledge and experience from industry leaders, these events add great value to your MNFG partnership.

Event and tour calendar

May 2019

Wednesday 1 May
MNFG Business Briefing and Networking Forum Register here.
Friday 3 May
Reformulation Readiness: A Best Practice Guide to Salt Reduction Register here.
Wednesday 15 May
Macpherson Kelley: Food traceability and recalls from paddock to plate  
   
Tuesday 28 May  
Options Consulting Group Forum  

June 2019

Thursday 6 June
Northern Business Achievement Awards (NBAA)
Tuesday 18 June
Energy Forum
Wednesday 19 June
Macpherson Kelley: Privacy law