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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FREE ENGLISH CLASSES FROM 1 JULY 2017  

510 HOURS 

STUDY IN CLASS OR INDIVIDUAL TUTORING

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.

For more information on AMEP, click here.

For information on being a volunteer AMEP tutor please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Learning for Employment

State Funded Programs - Skills First

commUnity+ delivers a range of accredited General Education for Adults (CGEA), English as an Additional Language (EAL) programs and other Vocational Education programs.

Courses are held at commUnity+ sites and in partnership with community groups, schools and other partners.

Certificate in General Education for Adults (CGEA)

CGEA courses provide students with general education skills in reading and writing, oral communication, numeracy and mathematics, as well as special interest electives. A learning plan and portfolio are developed as part of the program. 

Download the brochure

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.  

Download the brochure

 

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 fee may apply.

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.

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 800 hours of accredited training in Coburg, St Albans, Deer Park, Broadmeadows and Watergardens. Referrals are taken from Centrelink or a Job Services Australia provider

commUnity+ is proud to deliver the SEE Program as a member of the Learning for Employment consortium. 

 

Learning for Employment

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Call 8312 2030 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for more information about how enrol in the SEE Program.

*This training is funded by the Department of Industry under the Skills for Education & Employment Program.

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:

  • Reading, writing and maths
  • English
  • Computers and online
  • Job and study skills

View and download the 2017 ACFE Program.

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