Ardeer is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 15 km (9.3 mi) west of Melbourne’s Central Business District, located within the City of Brimbank local government area.

Studying TAFE in Ardeer

TAFE courses in Ardeer are available through TAFE Victoria. To ensure accessibility and convenience for learners, TAFE Victoria has multiple campuses and affiliated institutes in the surrounding areas. Here are some of the locations nearest to Ardeer where you can find TAFE courses offered by TAFE Victoria.

Victoria University Polytechnic:

The Victoria University Footscray Park Campus offers a range of TAFE courses in fields such as business, community services, education, health, and sport and exercise science.

Holmesglen Institute:

Holmesglen offers TAFE courses in areas such as building and construction, business, health, hospitality, and information technology.

Box Hill Institute:

Box Hill Institute offers TAFE courses in fields such as automotive, building and construction, business, education, hair and beauty, hospitality, and more.

Chisholm Institute:

Chisholm Institute offers TAFE courses in areas such as automotive, building and construction, business, community services, health, hospitality, and more.

Please note that course offerings and availability may change over time, so it’s best to check the websites of each provider to find the most up-to-date information on TAFE courses in the Ardeer area.

Key TAFE Course Categories in Ardeer

  • Building and Construction Courses
  • Business and Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Trades and Apprenticeships
  • Health and Community Services
  • Information Technology

What are Your Ways to Study TAFE in Ardeer?


Online study is a flexible study option that allows students to complete their coursework entirely online, from anywhere with an internet connection.  TAFE offers a range of online courses in areas such as business, hospitality, education, health, and community services.


The blended study combines online learning with some face-to-face or in-person components. This study option is designed to provide students with the flexibility of online learning while still allowing them to benefit from some in-person interaction with their teachers and peers. 


The in-person study involves attending classes and training sessions on campus, where students can interact with their teachers and peers in person. This option is ideal for students who prefer a more structured learning environment, or who require hands-on experience in a specific field. 

Government Funding for TAFE in Ardeer

In the 2018-19 State Budget, the Victorian Government has announced $172 million in aid to support education and has stated that 30 TAFE courses and 18 pre-apprenticeship courses.

The cost of each course varies based on the subject matter and the individual student’s situation. Courses that impart skills deemed critical for employment and economic growth often receive substantial subsidies under the “Smart and Skilled” program.

You can access Free TAFE courses even if you already have a VET qualification or university degree. Additionally, you can take multiple Free TAFE courses within the same occupational pathway, such as a Certificate III, Certificate IV, and Diploma, without paying tuition fees. There are over 70 courses available, so you can start a new career or enhance your skills.