Keep our Lakes healthy and become an advocate for change through further education.

Further Education

Federation Training

With nine campuses from Chadstone in Melbourne’s outer East across the state to Lakes Entrance, Federation Training offers a diverse range of programs and specially designed learning environments, providing students with the opportunity to get hands on and develop real skills and experience in the industry of their choice.

Federation Training has a variety of courses from Pre-apprenticeships, Apprenticeships and Traineeships, to Certificates, Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas. Courses are available in Business, Health, General Education or Trades. There’s plenty to choose from.

Flexible study options – full time, part time or online – allow students to complete courses in a way that best suits their needs and lifestyle, with confidence that they will be equipped with the skills needed to get ahead in the workforce.

Further information on courses on offer at Federation Training can be found at:


Federation University Australia

Federation University Australia is the result of an exciting collaboration between the University of Ballarat and Monash University’s Gippsland Campus. Headquartered in Ballarat, Victoria, FedUni will provide leading Higher Education and TAFE programs to regional Victoria and beyond.

The Gippsland Campus will offer a range of exciting programs for regional students. Located only two hours southeast of the Melbourne CBD, it is within easy walking distance of the town of Churchill or just a bus ride from Morwell and Traralgon. The Gippsland Campus offers the benefits of a community-driven regional lifestyle, with cosmopolitan city access.

If you hold a passion for applied or social science, teaching, media, business or information technology, then check out the available courses on offer at Federation University’s Gippsland Campus.

U3A (University of the Third Age)

University of the Third Age is for those in the golden era – age of active retirement. This is the age when you will be glad you have found a University of the Third Age to enrich your retirement years by keeping mentally and physically alert. This is a time to learn new skills and enjoy lifelong education for the sheer pleasure of it.