Urgent COVID-19 Announcement

Update on Covid-19 from the Gordon

Student Free Period 

As per Government advice relating to COVID-19, The Gordon is observing the student free period from Tuesday 24 March to Tuesday 14 April 2020.

Key information: 

  • ALL classes are suspended effective Tuesday 24 March, to return on Tuesday 14 April. The one exemption is ELICOS classes. Please contact your teacher for further direction. . 
  • ALL campuses of The Gordon will be closed to students effective Tuesday 24 March, to reopen on Tuesday 14 April. This closure is for any on-campus activity and includes use of common areas such as the library and computer labs.
At present we have no confirmed cases of COVID-19 at any of The Gordon campuses. 

For students currently on placement:

  • Continue with placement unless requested by your host employer not to do so. If requested not to continue, please advise your teacher.


  • The Gordon will not be providing training of apprentices during the student free period.

Information you can follow:


This is the most current Government advice as of Monday 23 March 2020. However, information is changing daily and we will contact you with updates as they occur.

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About The Gordon

The Gordon Institute of TAFE is one of the largest regional TAFEs in Victoria and has been helping people gain real skills for real jobs for over 125 years. We pride ourselves on delivering a great range of TAFE courses from short courses to nationally accredited training across apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates, diplomas, and advanced diplomas, which can lead you to a great career or create pathways to university.

Our training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. | Authorised by the Victorian Government, Melbourne.

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