Southern Grampians Adult Education is a registered training organisation and a Learn Local provider situated in Hamilton, Western Victoria. Specialising in community based education, SGAE aims to engage students to participate in education and training to maximise their skills to meet employment opportunities and to promote personal development.
SGAE is a Foundation Skills provider recognised by the Victorian Government offering courses in Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL), Vocational Education and Training (VET), Accredited and Pre-accredited training, Hobby and Leisure and All Abilities training.
Working within the Southern Grampians community, SGAE has identified a niche within the community and has established training – hiring local staff to teach local students, in particular the Foundation and disability groups.
Subsidiaries of SGAE include Southern Grampians Community College providing long term classes for young and frequently disadvantaged learners undertaking VCAL and VET Training. Southern Grampians Press has also been developed to provide resources for teachers in LLN for Foundations Skills and VET training, these resources becoming valuable training tools for teachers throughout the sector.