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Skilling the Bay was established by the Victorian State Government in 2011 to investigate and deliver initiatives to address the economic and industry changes occurring in Geelong.

It is led by The Gordon and delivered in partnership with Deakin University and the Victorian State Government to develop and deliver local solutions to regional challenges.

With a focus on three clear goals, Skilling the Bay supports the Geelong community to prepare for the jobs of the future through:

1. Education – Inform and raise educational attainment levels focused on pathways to employment
2. Employment – Increase workforce participation through training and re-skilling
3. Skills Development – Grow existing and emerging industries though targeted skills development

Achievement of the three Skilling the Bay goals for Geelong requires a determined and long term commitment, as well as continued collaboration with delivery partners, industry and community stakeholders.  


Preparing Geelong for the jobs of the future through education, employment and innovation

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

ABN: 27 241 053 246. | TOID: 3044 | CRICOS Provider No. 00011G | © Gordon Institute of TAFE 2014