Interested in a career within the manufacturing sector in fabrication (welding) and mechanical engineering?

The following information is for job seekers. See employers on information for prospective employers.

The Jobs Victoria Engineering Project will help recruit, train and place jobseekers at workplaces across Melbourne, with employers providing sustainable job outcomes.

Jobseekers will gain hands-on engineering skills and receive wrap-around support from a team of engineering experts to help them succeed.

Register Your Interest

Attend our online information session


For jobseekers

There are lots of different roles available for people who want to start a career in this growing industry including

  • production welding
  • machine/process operator
  • fabrication or mechanical apprenticeships

Priority applications are encouraged from:

  • women aged 45 and over
  • parents returning to the workforce
  • people aged 25 and under
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • people from multicultural backgrounds
  • people with disability, and
  • other jobseekers facing challenges finding employment. 

Jobseekers are provided with: 

  • dedicated mentoring and on-the-job training
  • employment for a minimum of 12 months
  • in-demand vocational skills
  • workplace buddy system and professional development
  • post placement support.

Jobseekers will be matched with an employer by a dedicated Chisholm project team.

Next steps

  • If you are a jobseeker and interested to learn more, attend an information session.
  • If you are a jobseeker ready to apply, you can apply now via sidekicker.
  • If you would like to apply, learn more or speak directly to someone, register your interest using the form below and we will get back to you.