Vocational Education and Training (VET)

CDU offers an extensive Vocational Education and Training program of electrical, engineering, transport & logistics and other trades training relevant to the petroleum and mining sectors.

These courses are administered by the Trades Training School.

CDU actively works with existing and emerging industry sectors to refine and expand its offerings as needed.

A particular focus is being placed on instrumentation and process operations/control to enable delivery of more advanced trade qualifications required by the petroleum and mining industries.

Further information related to Vocational Education and Training related to the Oil and Gas can be found at:

CDU VET Capability Statement - Oil and Gas (pdf 2.2MB)

Marlins testing

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The CDU Marlins Approved Test Centre offers tests of English language competence for the Offshore, Shipping and Cruise Ship industries, the tests are recognised internationally.

Marlins tests provide a standardised approach to English testing, focusing on the ability to understand and communicate in English within the context of the specific industry sector.

Marlins English Language Testing system consists of two components: an online test and a face to face assessment of spoken English (the Test Of Spoken English, or TOSE).  Both can be taken at CDU.

CDU’s Approved Test Centre is located in Building Orange 4 on the Casuarina Campus and is usually able to accommodate assessments with a minimum period of notice.

Further information about Marlins testing:

CDU Assessment and Testing Services Brochure (pdf 1.9MB)

Richard Dela Pena
T: +618 8946 7529
F: +618 8947 7144
E: richard.delapena@cdu.edu.au