Learn Local are not-for-profit community organisations registered and funded by the Victorian Government. There are over 200 Learn Local locations across Melbourne and regional Victoria offering a wide range of courses.
Learn Local courses are flexible and can be tailored specifically to suit your needs. You can learn in a classroom, online or a bit of both, at the pace that you choose. Class sizes are often small, with training delivered by highly experienced professionals in a relaxed environment.
Learn Locals are friendly and welcoming, with highly capable and professional staff who are focused on helping you to achieve your goals.
Learn Local courses enable you to develop your skills in a wide range of areas, opening up employment and further education possibilities, and helping you to better connect with your community.
Learn Local offers courses in English Language, Literacy, Numeracy, Workplace Skills, Digital Skills and more. Here are some examples:
Improve your English
- Let's Learn English
- English for living and working in Australia
- Conversational English
- Language for life
- English for parents
Choose a new pathway
- Kick start a career in Early Childhood
- Introduction to Hospitality
- Introduction to Aged care
- Writing and communication skills
- Pathways to TAFE community services
Develop your financial skills
- Money Matters
- Basic Numeracy
- Let’s talk money
- Financial wellbeing for women
- Practical numeracy
Get ready for work
- Customer service
- Civil construction work skills
- Introduction to bookkeeping
Be confident with technology
- Skills for the workplace
- Online communication
- Using Outlook and email
- Online skills for small business
- MS word and excel
Visit the Learn Local website to find the perfect course.
Learn Local is a pre-accredited training provider. This means they provide the skills you need for work, study and life. Completing a Learn Local course can provide you with the skills required to go onto further accredited training via TAFE and Registered Training Organisations (RTOs).
Learn Local courses are government subsidised and are offered at low or no cost to eligible Victorian adults. The course fees you will pay depend on the fees set by your Learn Local. Contact your nearest Learn Local to get all the information you need about course fees and costs.
You can learn in a classroom, online or a bit of both, at the pace that you choose. Class sizes are often small, with training delivered by highly experienced professionals in a relaxed environment. Contact your nearest Learn Local to understand how your specific course will be delivered.
Visit the Learn Local website to find a Learn Local near you. Refine your search by searching via location.
Enrolment requirements vary and you might need to enrol in person, or you may be able to enrol over the phone, online or by mail. Contact your nearest Learn Local to learn more.
Learn Local courses are delivered throughout the year from February to December. Contact your nearest Learn Local to learn more about the courses on offer.
Visit learnlocal.org.au to find courses and providers near you. You are welcome to call into your nearest provider for a face to face chat. If you’d like more information by phone, contact the TAFE and Training Line on 131 823.