Discover the training pathways to a career in the TCF industry
Career opportunities in the TCF sector range from those that include creative skills like fashion design, dressmaking and millinery, to specialised technical jobs involved in textile production, testing, grading and patternmaking.
Information on the variety of careers and training pathways in the TCF&L industries can be found at the following links:
TCF TRAINING AND CAREER LINKS
Victorian Skills Gateway - Victorian Government site that provides information on education and training options to the community including apprentices, trainees, students, teachers, trainers, businesses and employers. Search online for careers and their related courses, eg Fashion Designer, Textile Technician and Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic.
Job Guide - Federal Government site that helps young people explore career options and make subject choices. Features hundreds of occupational profiles, including employment opportunities, personal requirements and education and training pathways.
myfuture - Australia's career information and exploration service. Features current career information, occupation profiles, job seeking tips, articles, videos and a search function for courses and scholarships in your area. myfuture is a joint initiative of Australian, state and territory governments.
Manufacturing Skills Australia - This website contains a wealth of information on over 150 jobs available within 13 manufacturing industry sectors and includes handy resources such as the MSA Manufacturing Careers InfoSheets.
OTHER TRAINING & EDUCATION LINKS
MyUniversity - Make an informed choice about your future! MyUniversity provides students with a broad range of information about Australian universities and other higher education providers. An Australian Government website.
My Skills - Connecting students and employers with training organisations that best suit their needs. An Australian Government website.
Learn Local - Learn Local organisations run adult community education and training programs giving people from all walks of life the chance to learn new skills. Decide what, where and how you want to learn. A Victorian Government initiative.
SkillsOneTV - Features hundreds of videos about getting a trade or skill.