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

Caring for older people

Dominic cares about people. He previously worked in customer care before returning to study at Laverton Community Education Centre.


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.

Young woman in pink hoodie.

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.

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

The Common Bean Cafe

In 2016, Banksia Gardens opened The Common Bean cafe inside the Dianella Community Health GP Superclinic in Broadmeadows. It has since become one of Banksia Gardens’ most important initiatives providing employment pathways for the City of Hume’s young people while improving the organisation’s financial sustainability. Every six months The Common Bean Cafe provides on-the-job training… Read more »

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