We are one of Victoria’s premier public vocational education and training provider, prominently placed across Melbourne’s south east manufacturing heartland and residential growth corridors.

We pride ourselves on our record of providing quality education and training that leads to real career outcomes. Our long-term success means you can trust that you’ll learn job ready skills, and earn a respected qualification.

We are a government-owned TAFE that offers over 250 certificate, diploma, advanced diploma, bachelor and graduate certificate courses, with each course carefully structured to ensure that all of our graduates finish with the skills needed to further their career aspirations. We are a safe investment in your future.

What we can do for you

We provide relevant education and training with real job prospects. Learning with us means that you’ll earn a qualification that is recognised by employers across the country. Our goal has always been to provide education that can directly enhance your employment opportunities in the workforce. You’ll be taught by teachers who know the industry first hand, and have significant experience in what the needs of employers are. We offer multiple learning options including on campus, online and in the workplace to fit in with your busy lifestyle.

On campus

We have ten locations across Melbourne's south east, all conveniently located with parking and public transport access.

Each campus features a modern learning environment, helpful support services, and world class facilities.


If you need a study solution that considers your work or family commitments, we have online courses that are perfect for you. Each online course includes access to assistance  and encourages you to learn at your own pace, in your own time.

Our courses are delivered by dedicated and specialist online team – Chisholm Online.

In the workplace

We deliver training in the workplace. This may include work placement as part of your course work—so you get real on-the-job experience with your nationally recognised qualification. We can also work with your employer. We have apprenticeship courses to increase your skills and qualifications which can make all the difference in your career options.

Trading names

We trade as:

  • Chisholm Institute
  • Chisholm Institute of TAFE.

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We are committed to being a child-safe VET institute, and promote a position of zero tolerance of child abuse.