Melbourne AMEP is a coalition of TAFE and Learn Local organisations led by Melbourne Polytechnic to deliver the AMEP across the following five regions in Victoria:
We have provided AMEP services in the northern corridor of Melbourne under the brand name Northern AMEP since 2003. We are proud of our history helping new arrivals to Australia settle into their new communities.
You may be eligible to enrol in AMEP classes if you are a migrant or refugee settling in Australia with a permanent visa.
To find out if you are eligible, please call Melbourne AMEP on 1300 062 314.
You should register for AMEP classes within 6 months of arriving in Australia, or within 6 months of gaining permanent Australian residence.
You should start your English classes within 12 months of arriving in Australia.
If you have not met these timeframes, please contact one of our Melbourne AMEP centres to discuss your study options.
You can also make an appointment by calling Melbourne AMEP on
1300 062 314
Please bring your passport/travel documents and visa with you to your appointment.
During your appointment, we will:
You may bring a friend or family member to the appointment.
You can choose to study full-time,
part-time, day or evening at a
conveniently located Melbourne
If you are unable to attend Melbourne AMEP classes, there are options for study including with a tutor at home, Distance Learning or with self-paced e-learning materials on a computer.
If you have children who are not yet at school, the AMEP also provides free childcare services while you are attending AMEP classes.
During your course, you will take part in lots of activities to help you to settle successfully in Australia.
There are additional hours and study programs available to AMEP clients. The Special Preparatory Program offers additional hours to eligible humanitarian clients, while AMEP Extend hours may be available to clients who are good attenders at the end of their AMEP study.
The SLPET program offers additional English and work placement experience.
Many Melbourne AMEP partners also provide a range of other English programs if you are not eligible for the AMEP.
The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training.