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For your training needs contact Advance

Email:     Tel: 03 5986 4623

Providing education, training and support to improve employment opportunities


Advance (the trading name of PTEP Inc) is a non-profit, community-based, registered training organisation that has been providing training and employment support services across the Mornington Peninsula since 1980. Its prime focus is to encourage and support engagement in education and learning by providing opportunities to enhance current skills, learn new skills and improve career prospects for the local community.

Advance is proud to announce that it has been selected as the new manager of the Hastings Community Hub at 1973 Frankston-Flinders Road, Hastings. Taking over from the Mornington Peninsula Shire, it is an exciting step in the continuing development of a fantastic facility for the community of Hastings and the wider Mornington Peninsula.

For further information or for room hire please call the Hub on 5979 1398 or Advance on 5986 4623. An Information Sheet and Booking Form can be downloaded here.


General Information

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August September Course Schedule
This flyer contains a snap shot of courses being delivered over August and September 2014 at our locations in Rosebud, Hastings and Mornington.
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Information and Enrolment Information Sessions
Enrolment Sessions are conducted in Rosebud every Thursday at 10.00am, and every Wednesday in Hastings at 10.00am. Attendance at an Enrolment Session is required before candidates can commence any of our qualification courses. Enrolment Sessions will take, on average, 2 hours to complete all required documentation. When attending an Enrolment Session, please ensure you bring your Medicare Card, Photo ID (Driver's Licence, Proof of Age Card, Passport, Birth Certificate), Health Care Card, and any other suitable ID. This ID may be required for funding applications and/or police checks. To book into an Enrolment Session, please contact our Rosebud Office on 5986 4623.
Victorian Family Learning Support Program
Are you wanting to undertake studies but have financial constraints with childcare? Advance may be able to help! Advance have access to funds to assist eligible candidates with financial assistance towards the cost of occasional childcare. For further information on how Advance may be able to assist you, speak with one of our friendly staff.

Course Information

Advance offer a wide range of courses focusing on developing employability skills. They are industry recognised and delivered by experienced trainers.

  • Certificate III in Aged Care
  • Certificate II in Business
  • Certificate III in Business Administration
  • Certificate III in Home & Community Care
  • Certificate II and III in Horticulture
  • Certificate II in Parks and Gardens
  • Certificate III in Landscape Construction
  • Certificate III in Production Nursery
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Certificate II in Community Services
  • Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
  • Certificate II in Hospitality
  • Certificate I in Vocational Preparation
  • Community VCAL
  • Computer Applications
  • Computers
  • Explore your Options-Tourism/Hospitality
  • First Aid
  • First Aid (CPR Upgrade)
  • Follow Workplace Hygiene Procedures
  • Career Development
  • Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee
  • Provide Responsible Gambling Service (RSG)
  • Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)

Advance continually updates its course list - see Current Course Information.