How can Learn Local help you?

Learn Local organisations across Victoria offer a range of education and training programs designed to meet your learning needs. There’s a government registered Learn Local in your community that can help you return to study, improve your reading, writing and maths skills, gain a qualification, get a job or learn something new. Discover more

What you can learn

We have courses and programs for people of all ages and all walks of life. A Learn Local in your community could help you:

  • land your first job
  • finish school
  • get back to work after long-term unemployment
  • change your career
  • get into further training or university
  • develop social skills and increase confidence.
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Learner stories


Building new skills

Vui came to live in Australia after the Vietnam War over 36 years ago. She could not speak or understand English. Over the years, she has found support at Yarraville Community Centre.

Finding fringe benefits

School didn't quite work for Lauren but she was still really keen to find the right environment where she could improve her reading, writing and digital skills.

A young woman

Working with children

Learning English as an adult can be difficult but with a little determination and effort, you can go a long way – just like Rehka.

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Find out more about the Learn Local providers in your community.

Nominations have now closed

Nominations for the Learn Local Awards are now closed. Finalists will be announced in July.

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