You may be eligible for the AMEP if you are a migrant or refugee with a permanent visa or an eligible temporary visa. You must register within six months of your visa commencement date or date of arrival in Australia.
Learning English can help you settle into your new life in Australia, and help you look for work and make friends. You will
We have a number of different courses to help you settle into Australia. Your AMEP Centre (where you have your classes) will help you decide which course is best for you.
You can choose to study full-time, part-time, day, evening or Saturday at any Melbourne AMEP centre. If you need more support or are unable to attend Melbourne AMEP classes, there are options for study including:
For extra English support we provide AMEP volunteer tutors. Tutors can help you
If you need extra English and work experience to get a job in Australia, the English for the Workplace (SLPET) course could help you
Find out if you are eligible for English for the workplace (SLPET) here.
When you are in an AMEP class, free childcare is available for children who are under school age.
Your AMEP centre will provide you with Pathways Guidance. Pathways Guidance includes advice on further study options and job opportunities.
During your course, you will also take part in lots of activities to help you settle successfully in Australia. This includes joining fun social outings, and mixing with people who are also new to Australia.