NMIT (Northern Melbourne, Institute of TAFE) 77-91 St Georges Rd, Preston, Victoria 3072 Australia +61 3 9269 1200
  • Admin. staff 1,083(teaching) 1,724 (total) (2010)
  • Campus multiple urban and rural-Preston, Collingwood, Epping, Fairfield, Greensborough, Heidelberg, Ararat
  • Endowment A$267.237million
  • Established 1988 with historical antecedents from 1912
  • Location Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Students 44,500 (Australia) 23,000 (international)(2010)
  • Type TAFE Institute
  • Vice principal www.nmit.vic.edu.au
Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) is a TAFE institute located in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It has six city campuses located at Preston, Collingwood, Epping, Fairfield, Greensborough, Heidelberg, a country campus at Ararat, and country training facilities at Eden Park, Yan Yean and Kyneton. A wide selection of study options in vocational education are offered from short courses, pre-apprenticeships, apprenticeships and traineeships through to certificate, diploma, advanced diploma, and bachelor degrees under the Australian Qualifications Framework. In 2010 there were 1,083 teaching staff and 641 support staff employed by NMIT who delivered over 550 courses. There were 44,500 students in Australia and a further 23,000 off-shore students at 26 partner institutions.
Short Courses
Short vocational courses are offered in a wide variety of areas including: Beauty, Drafting, Multimedia, Hospitality, HR, IT, massage, Office Administration, Welding, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP). Courses in IELTS-International Englis. Degree Courses
In 2002 Victorian Education Minister Lynne Kosky announced that TAFEs would be able to offer Bachelor degrees in specialised vocational areas not catered for by universities.Legislation was passed in 2003 and NMIT became the first Victorian TAFE to offer an undergraduate degree in 2004: The Bachelor of Applied Aquaculture course with the first students enrolling at the start of 2005. Bachelor of Illustration
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Music Industry
Bachelor of Writing and Publishing
The Institute’s main campus and administration is located at Preston on St Georges Road. [edit]Preston Set on the site of Preston Technical School, this campus offers a variety of courses and facilities, including a Gym and football oval. Courses include information technology, hospitality and tourism, business and office administration, massage and hairdressing. The Hospitality Department runs a Tourism and Hospitality Training Centre which provides training bars, commercial kitchens and a simulated hotel foyer, front desk, hotel suite and the St Georges Restaurant and bistro which is run as a successful commercial venture.