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Refugee/Asylum Seeker

Our bridging visa/asylum seeker programs increase the life opportunities for people through the development of self help and mutual support activities; social interaction and participation.

Holders of Visas:

  • SHEV Safe Haven Enterprise Visas
  • TPV Temporary Protection Visas
  • BEV Bridging Visa class E
  • Victims of Human Trafficking referred by Australian Red Cross

Programs to Study:

Everyday English Language - 100 hours - 100 Places Available
Learners will develop their English language skills which will allow them to:
  • Gain confidence to use spoken English
  • Understand what others are saying
  • Improve conversational english language skills
  • Be comfortable in common social situations
  • Improve everyday real life skills i.e. cooking and gardening
  • Gain knowledge about working / volunteering
  • Develop literacy and numeracy skills to help the learners with everyday life


Community Orientation/Skills Assessment - 38 hours - 60 Places Available
Learn about the local community and develop a learning plan working to employment.
  • Society, Culture, Identity
  • English Language
  • The Australian Government
  • Local Emergency Services
  • Local Community Organisations
  • Education In Australia
  • Industry Qualifications
  • Education and Skills Assessment
  • Employment
  • Australian Law
  • Career Planning for the Future
  • Getting Involved in the Local Community


Cost: Free
Location: Dandenong, Springvale and Keysborough
Sessions: Day or Evening

The Asylum Seeker Learning Plan and Language Literacy Programs are supported by the Victorian Government

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