Pilot design commences by: 31 / 01 / 20

Focus area: Recruitment

This program creates a new pathway to public sector careers for Aboriginal vocational graduates.

The program is designed to place students completing or holding Certificate III or higher* in jobs across metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria.

It includes:

  • A 12-month job in a Victorian public service department or public sector agency
  • On-the-job training
  • Learning and development activities designed to prepare graduates with knowledge and skills for a public sector career::
    • Introduction to the Victorian public sector
    • Communication styles, presentation skills and report writing
    • Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
    • Project management and innovation
    • Human Rights and diversity in the Victorian public sector
  • Support making industry connections
  • A permanent job upon successful completion of the program


Stage Timeline
Promotions, applications and recruitment April 2019 – October 2019
Welcome event and induction December 2019
Roles commence January – December 2020
Graduation December 2020

More information can be found in the information guide

Information Guide (DOCX, 120KB, 6 pages)


Applications are currently open and will close Thursday 31 October 2019.

Application Form (DOCX, 226KB, 3 pages)

Request to Hire Form (DOCX, 218KB, 1 page)


*open to all Vocational Education and Training students completing Certificate III or higher.

Last updated: 18/12/19

The 2020 program will consist of placements across metropolitan Melbourne and regional locations.