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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Communicating with other

When Jang came to Australia, she could not speak one word of English. Shopping, going to the doctor even just having a chat presented challenges for her.

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Learning all the time

Even though John has been in Australia some time, he never felt the need to improve his English language skills. But now he feels it's time.

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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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Getting the digital essentials

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Learning digital skills can be tricky. There is so much to cover, it can seem overwhelming to people new to technology. But you can relax because Echuca Neighbourhood House has this covered in their Digital Essentials Level 1 and 2 Learn Local course. The program, which kicks off in October, covers the basics of: smartphones… Read more »

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