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:

  • improve your reading, writing, maths or digital skills
  • improve your English language skills
  • get your first job
  • 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

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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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Learning stitch by stitch

Amina has discovered the joy of getting together with others to sew and to improve her English language skills at the same time.

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

Introduction to aged care for domestic staff

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Have you thought about a career in aged care? If so, Coonara Community House are offering a course will provide the skills and knowledge to gain employment as a domestic in an aged care residential setting or for in-home care for the elderly or those with a disability. There are three sessions. Wednesday 15th June… Read more »

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