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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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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I love a challenge

Coming from a refugee camp in Malawi to Australia was not easy, but Ayan is the type of person who thrives on a challenge.

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

Creative Minds Art classes

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Creative Minds Art is a 10 week arts program for people with disabilities. The program is designed to: develop skills in the creative arts build self-esteem improve confidence. The Avenue Neighbourhood House offers the Learn Local course Creative Minds Art in a welcoming and inclusive environment. Enrolments are open now for Term 3. Cost: $170… Read more »

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