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Learn English or get job training

Free English lessons with AMEP

The Adult Migrant English Program gives eligible migrants 510 hours of free English lessons at all levels. You can choose to learn in the classroom, online or with a volunteer tutor. Free childcare is also available.

Get training for the workplace

These 10 week courses teach a variety of workplace skills including workplace communications, job search, job interview techniques and include a 40 hour practical work placement organised by AMES Australia. Most courses are designed for entry level job skills, while others are designed for students looking for a job in their profession. These courses are free if you are eligible for the AMEP.

Courses for clients registered with jobactive

The Skills for Education and Employment Program (SEE) will help you improve your literacy and numeracy skills and increase your job opportunities.

Get training to work in the care sector

AMES Australia offers Certificate III courses in aged care and childcare at a number of centres across Melbourne. These qualifications are the minimum you need to work in the care sector. The course is 20 weeks long, but enrolments are accepted throughout the year. A work placement, which is organised by AMES Australia is a key part of this course.

Skilled Professional Migrants Program

The SPMP is a 4 week intensive workshop which helps new migrants with a profession to find a job in Australia. The program is held at AMES Australia (Flagstaff) and is offered every 4-6 weeks throughout the year. It is essential to attend an information session prior to the course commencement. Dates and times can be found at


AMES Australia offers IELTS preparation courses for clients who need to sit the IELTS exam in order to pursue studies at a TAFE or university. Courses are full time and delivered by a qualified IELTS instructor at two AMES Australia locations in the city and Box Hill. Learning materials and access to the Independent Learning Centre are also provided.

For information about all AMES Australia courses

Call 13 AMES (13 2637)


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