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English as an Additional Language (EAL)

These courses are currently Learn at Home Courses using your computer, laptop, iPad or smartphone.  We may be able to provide equipment to those who do not have access to a device so speak with us at the pre-training interview.

Improve your English Speaking – Listening – Reading – Writing – Numeracy – ICT skills and more!

English as an Additional Language Courses at PRACE

Course in Initial EAL 22482 VIC
Course in EAL 22483VIC
Certificate I in EAL (Access) 22484VIC
Certificate II in EAL (Access) 22485VIC
Certificate III in EAL (Access) 22486VIC

Studying English can:
– improve EMPLOYMENT opportunities
– create avenues for further EDUCATION and
– enable you to participate in your COMMUNITY

Our classes are small and friendly. As a student with PRACE you will enjoy the benefits of belonging to a vibrant and welcoming community.

For Informal English Courses please see our webpage 

Enrol any time – we have ongoing enrolments throughout the year.

Fees are calculated according to enrolment start date.

Call or visit us to schedule a placement interview.

You may be eligible to access FREE classes through the AMEP or SEE Programs.

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

‘The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) is funded by the Australian Government.’


Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)

AMEP provides English as an Additional Language classes (510 hours) for eligible people recently arrived in Australia as migrants or refugees. Childcare is available if required. PRACE is a member of the Melbourne AMEP. The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) is funded by the Australian Government.

Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)

  • Study up to 510 hours
  • Access FREE childcare while you study
  • Learn about Australia’s culture, local services, your rights & the law, workplace practices, & gain valuable employment skills to settle successfully into Australian life
  • Access expert advice on how to achieve your study and employment goals

Find more detailed information on our AMEP page.

skills for education and employment
‘The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program is funded by by the Australian Government Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business’



Skills for Education and Employment Program (SEE)

PRACE provides English and Literacy classes to eligible clients referred by Centrelink or Job Services Agencies.

Skills for Education and Employment Program (SEE)

  • Study up to 650 hours
  • Learn English for your employment goal / further study
  • Develop skills for your current or future workplace
  • Improve your ICT skills on computers & iPads
  • Gain confidence in your workplace communication skills

Ask your Centrelink or Job Active case manager to refer you to PRACE

PRACE Site Code: L 70103

ESS Activity ID Code: 8351315


    More about the Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) Program

  • The Skills for Education Employment (SEE) program is funded by the Australian Government and
    provides language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment and training to eligible job seekers, with
    the expectation that such improvements will enable them to participate more effectively in training or
    the labour force.
  • The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) Program is delivered by Registered Training
    Organisations (RTOs) across Australia in major cities as well as rural and regional areas.

The State Government of Victoria provides subsidised training under the Skills First Initiative for PRACE English language courses.

Fees Information

Tuition fee calculation is based on regulatory requirements for fees for government funded training in Victoria. This is determined by Skills First. All courses are subject to eligibility requirements. Please contact PRACE for more details.

Please note: the Student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Skills First

You may be eligible for a government subsidy for your course.

The Victorian Government’s Skills First Program  makes vocational training more accessible to people who do not hold a post-school qualification, or who want to gain a higher level qualification than they already hold.  You can check your eligibility using  The Victorian Skills Gateway Eligibility Indicator.

Please note:

You are eligible to commence a maximum of two subsidised courses at the same qualification level in your lifetime. This restriction applies whether or not you complete the course.

Also you are eligible to commence a maximum of two Skills First-subsidised courses in any calendar year as long as you are not doing any more than two Skills First-subsidised courses at any one time.

Fee Types

Concession student holds current concession card and is eligible for a Skills First subsidised training place.
Full Fee student does not hold a concession card, but is eligible for a Skills First subsidised training place.
Fee For Service student is not eligible for a Skills First subsidised training place.

Fee exemptions are available for financial hardship.

A Service and Amenities Fee (SA) of $10 Concession & $25 Full Fee applies to all courses.

PRACE Schedule of Fees and Charges

Skills First – Standard Tuition Fees

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