Our Education Programs

commUnity+ is committed to providing opportunities for the community members to access quality community adult education programs. We have a particular focus on providing services in the western suburbs, to clients facing disadvantage and social exclusion, and those in communities new to Australia.

commUnity+ is a Registered Training Organisation (TOID #3755).

We believe in the power of adult learning in building the capability of our community, while improving their social, emotional and economic wellbeing. On an individual level, adult education can significantly transform the prospects of students and give them the confidence to participate fully in their community.

Adult Migrant English Program

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 Learning for Employment



Comm Unity Plus Services Ltd. delivers the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) for Learning for Employment.

AMEP is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and provides up to 510 hours of English language tuition to eligible migrants and humanitarian entrants to help them learn basic English skills to assist them to successfully and confidently participate socially and economically in Australian society. You may be eligible for AMEP if you have been

  • granted a permanent visa OR
  • granted an eligible temporary visa AND
  • speak little or no English

Young people between 15 and 17 years of age may also be eligible.

In an AMEP class, you will learn English language skills and information about Australian society.  You can meet other people learning English. Classes are taught by qualified teachers.

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For information, please see the AMEP website: https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/settling-in-australia/amep/about-the-program 

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10-week training and placement course for newly arrived refugees and migrants

SLPET is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training. You may be eligible for SLPET if you:

  • Have at least 1 AMEP hour remaining from their 510-hour entitlement
  • Are currently enrolled in the Pre-employment English stream
  • Have attended AMEP in the last 12 months
  • Have completed 75% or more of their AMEP tuition hours (383 hours or more), or achieved ACSF Level 2 in Learning, Reading, Writing and Oral Communication
  • Have good computer skills
  • Have not achieved Functional English (ACSF Level 3 in all skills)
  • Are ready to work

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State Funded Programs - Skills First

commUnity+ delivers English as an Additional Language (EAL) programs. Courses are held at commUnity+ sites and in partnership with community groups, schools, and other partners.

Certificates in English as an Additional Language (EAL)

EAL courses prepare students for further study or employment through improving English language speaking, listening, reading and writing, as well as vocabulary and pronunciation.  

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commUnity+ is a Foundation Skills Approved Provider and contracted provider of Victorian Government-subsidised training. Funding is provided through the Skills First program.

Nationally Recognised Training

*This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding subject to eligibility requirements. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Enrolment for eligible students will affect future training options and eligibility for further government-subsidised training under the Skills First Program. Enrolment fees may apply.

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Skills for Education and Employment (SEE)

commUnity+ offers SEE courses to help students develop the language and numeracy skills needed to gain employment or complete further study.

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Information for Referring Agencies:

FREE accredited training is provided for:

  • Clients who would benefit from employability skills-focused training
  • English speaking and non-English speaking clients
  • Further development of reading, writing, maths, speaking and listening skills
  • Pathways to employment and further study
  • All eligible clients aged 15-64 years
  • Rolling intakes throughout the year

The training provides up to 650 hours of accredited training in Coburg, St Albans, Deer Park, Broadmeadows, Craigieburn, Surrey Hills, and Watergardens. Referrals are taken from Centrelink or a Job Services Australia provider

commUnity+ is proud to deliver the SEE Program on behalf of Learning for Employment


Learning for Employment

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*This Skills for Education and Employment is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training.

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Adult, Community and Further Education (ACFE)

ACFE Learn Local courses are designed to help students to return to study, improve reading, writing and numeracy skills, get a job or learn something new.

commUnity+ is proud to be a Learn Local organisation and partner with Allara Mambourin Disability Services to provide education services through the ACFE program.

A range of programs is offered, including: 


Learn Local                   

*Comm Unity Plus Services Ltd acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government.

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