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Federation Training 

Building on over 85 years’ experience in training and education Federation Training on is set to provide improved opportunities and outcomes for vocational education students across Gippsland and South Eastern Victoria. 

With 9 campuses including 3 in Sale locations, Federation Training offer 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. 

In partnership with Federation University Australia, Federation Training also offers a great range of university pathway options that can take you from Diploma to Bachelor Degree. 

Flexible study options mean you can complete your course in a way that best suits you and your lifestyle. You can study full time, part time or online with confidence that you will be equipped with the skills you need to get ahead in the workforce. 

At Federation Training, we care about your career goals and set out to help you achieve them.

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Experience a New Breed of Degree at Federation Training.

Wherever you are in life you can take your personal story to a new level.  The New Breed of Degree program provides the extra freedom of having a Federation University Degree delivered by your local TAFE. You can add value to your qualifications by combining TAFE’s practical learning with the theory and concepts of University study.  This mix is valued by employers and is a great asset for those looking to enter the workforce, move up the career ladder or formalise their existing skills and knowledge.

Federation Training offer degree programs that are delivered using a blended approach to learning. You'll engage with other students in lectures/workshops, as well as online with self- paced learning resources. This is your pathway to a degree within 2-3 years and it offers many benefits including:

  • local study
  • affordable access to a degree
  • personalised and friendly teaching
  • industry experienced staff
  • good class sizes
  • strong industry connections
  • excellent facilities
  • access to commonwealth subsidised places

Federation Training currently offers the following degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Applied Management
  • Bachelor of Sport Management
  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Education Birth – Year 6 (Early Childhood/Primary)


Would you like to secure a career in the Aviation industry?

Would you like to gain the skills and qualifications that will enable you to travel the world?

Federation Training is regarded as the key provider of General Aviation training in Victoria and has secured arrangements with key partners to support the training needs of the Aviation Industry across Victoria.

Federation Training provides training solutions for those individuals wishing to become an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer(AME).

In this four year apprenticeship you will learn about turbine engines, aircraft stucture or Avionics associated with instrumentation associated with fight control systems and the opportunity to gain further qualifications as a licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME).

Federation Training also offers training at the Certificate II level for School based students and those individuals within the general public wishing to enter into the industry by undertaking a pre-apprenticeship program.

Qualifications offered;

Certificate II in Aeroskills

Certificate IV In Aeroskills (Mechanical)

Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Avionics)

Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Structures)

Apprenticeships Group Australia (AGA)

Advance TAFE is proud of its partnership with Australia’s largest Group Training Company, Apprenticeships Group Australia (AGA).

Since 2005, Advance TAFE and AGA have worked together with the aim to boost vocational education and training and employment opportunities for the young people of Gippsland, ensuring that industry needs and expectations continue to be met.

This partnership between two established and well respected organisations ensures superior training and assessment services for apprentices and trainees across Gippsland.



In 2014 Monash University Gippsland and Ballarat University combined to for Federation University.

The university campus is located in the Central Gippsland town of Churchill, 20 km (18 minutes) from Traralgon and 70 kilometers (one hour) from Sale.

The Campus services over 2,000 resident students and 5,000 external students. Federation University is it is set on 63 hectares of landscaped grounds in the foothills of the picturesque Strzelecki Ranges and offers a safe environment for study.

Courses on offer range through the arts, business, education, engineering, science, medicine and nursing. Visit the website for further information. 

Open Universities Australia

 Open Universities Australia offers a very wide range of courses through 12 university shareholders. These courses can be studied on line and by flexible delivery all over Australia. Visit the website for further information.