Our mission

To be a quality provider of education, employment skills training and social enterprises to the community.

Our vision

To empower GEST clients to realise their full potential.


GEST is a non-profit community organisation (RTO 3828) based in Latrobe Valley. GEST was formed in 1980 as a youth support organisation under Moe Narracan Youth Contact Inc and then incorporated as GEST in 1995.

GEST has, for over 20 years, provided local people and job seekers with a range of training opportunities and work experience activities to assist them increase their employability under the following training and employment programs: Skillshare, New Work Opportunities, Job Matching Services, NEIS, ESRA, Work for the Dole, JPET, REAP, ACFE, Productivity Places Program and Parents Returning to Work.

Current Services

GEST is a registered training organisation accredited by the Victorian Registrations Qualification Authority to provide a wide variety of training from foundation level to skills deepening level.

GEST has highly qualified trainers and a career counsellor all committed to work one-on-one with our clients to help them achieve their goals.

For more than 12 years GEST developed, coordinated and managed work experience programs for unemployed job seekers across Gippsland.