How can a Learn Local course help you?

Learn Local courses can help you get the skills you need for study, work and life. There are thousands of short courses available right across Victoria that can help you return to study, improve your digital, reading, writing and maths skills, get a job, change careers or learn something new.

With around 240 Learn Local providers across Victoria, you can access training in your community, close to where you live or work. Discover more about Learn Local

What you can learn

There are thousands of short Learn Local courses available each year. Check out our Learn Local Course Guides or browse the learning topics available.

A Learn Local course could help you:

  • get your first job
  • get back to work after long-term unemployment
  • change your career
  • get into further training or university
  • improve your reading, writing, maths or digital skills
  • improve your English language skills
  • develop social skills and increase confidence.
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Learner stories

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A job in construction

An Employability Skills Civil Construction Labourer program is helping Jasper achieve his goal of become a civil engineer.

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Hungry for success

When Jayden was looking for work, he knew his communication skills were affecting his chances of finding a good job.

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Fulfilling old dreams

As a refugee arriving in Australia from Burundi 3 years ago, Omer had to face more than leaving his home country and settling in a new one.

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

Want to work in construction?

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Learn Local provider Prace is offering a job skills program that has been co-designed with construction industry leaders Mirvac and Winslow. The program has been specifically designed for people interested in working as a labourer in civil construction. This 3 week program focusses on developing specific civil construction industry employability skills including: problem solving and… Read more »

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