For Employers

Provide local experience to an AMEP student with global skills

English for the Workplace (SLPET) Program offers newly arrived students:

  • Improved English communication skills for the workplace
  • Opportunities to match international qualifications and work experience to the local job market
  • Increased understanding of Australian work culture and job-seeking skills
  • Strengthened employer connections for future employment
  • Work experience placements and job outcomes

We invite employers to get involved with the English for the Workplace program.

AMEP student
Two students speaking in class
Everyone benefits. The employer gains the expertise of the participant and the participant builds confidence, new skills and optimism to set them on their journey to finding meaningful and relevant work.
Cathy Toner - City of Whittlesea

Employers - Partner with us

Offer a 2-week work placement 
Give a student a 2-week work placement experience at the workplace. This is an essential ‘first step’ towards entering the Australian workforce and an important opportunity to build their network.

Become a Volunteer Tutor 
Do you or your colleagues want to give back to the community? Become a Volunteer Tutor with the Volunteer Tutor Scheme (VTS).

The VTS provides you:

  • free, self-access training to become a volunteer tutor - no qualifications and no prior experience needed!
  • a match to a newly arrived student to whom you offer weekly 1-to-1 English tutoring (about 1-2 hours/week)
  • ongoing support and free language resources 
  • a great opportunity to get to know different cultures

Join one of our employment-focused forums 

We invite you to share your industry or workplace knowledge with our students and your potential employees as a guest at one of our regular employment-focused forums.

Partner with us and tap into new talent 

We partner with a wide range of organisations from local city councils to community groups and small businesses. Together, we offer students real-life opportunities and find positive solutions for sourcing and supporting new talent in Australia. Partner with us and join our extensive networks across industry and settlement community. 

AMEP SLPET student on work experience
One of the great things around a diverse culture is bringing a different set of thinking to improve where we are at today, to where we want to get to tomorrow…
Glen Stewart - Melbourne Water

Help us to build a stronger and more inclusive Australian society. 

Sign up as a Melbourne AMEP Partner


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