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Alternative Education Providers

Further Education & Training


AMES Australia  

AMES Australia provides a comprehensive range of settlement services for refugees and migrants. These include on-arrival settlement support, English language and literacy training, vocational education and training, and employment services.

Ph: 13 26 37

Australian College of Agriculture & Horticulture

Is a specialist school delivering high quality industry-based training to the Australian Horticulture Industry - Vocational programs range from Certificate II to Advanced Diploma.   

ph: (03) 9654 8822

Emergency First Aid

First Aid courses and training.

ph: 1300 301 193

Hand Brake Turn

Giving young people at risk the opportunity to complete an automotive course and graduate with a Certificate 1 in Automotive.

ph: (03) 9470 2972

Harvester Technical College

A Government School with a specialist focus on technical training where there are real skill shortages— offering VCAL year 10, 11 and 12 with a pre-apprenticeship or Certificate II program in their trade area of choice.

ph: (03) 8311 5555

Laverton Community Education Centre

The Centre promotes pathways to Education through its pre-accredited programs including English Language courses. These programs are designed to engage participants in learning and provide pathways to VET courses and employment outcomes.

ph: (03) 9369 2726

Newport Community Education Centre

​The centre run courses and activities in a wide range of areas. They range from formal Pre-Accredited training courses to informal recreational and Social activities. Pre-Accredited Education and Employability Courses are delivered with Learn Local ACFE support.

ph: (03) 9391 8504

South West Training Services

They offer people a range of career options through the provision of government accredited vocational education and training provided both in the workplace and at their education centre.

ph: (03) 9748 9233

The Huddle Wyndham

The Huddle is a joint initiative of the North Melbourne Football Club (NMFC), the Scanlon Foundation and, the Refuge of Hope and Werribee Football Club with the aim to enhance social cohesion by addressing the causes of disengagement among young people. Technology, sport, positive education, team building, mentoring and role models are used to challenge and engage students, with the aim of creating active community participants, and to develop young people into leaders.

ph: (03) 9320 2400

The Gordon

Victoria's largest regional TAFE, offering hundreds of courses from certificates to advanced diplomas. We can help you navigate the pathways to university and employment.

ph: (03) 5225 0700


Victoria University

Offers pre-apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates, diplomas and degrees. They offer a range of courses to help you grow your career from pre –apprenticeship to degrees.

ph: (03) 9919 6100


Williamstown Community and Education Centre

They offer a wide range of both pre-accredited and accredited reading, writing, language and computer classes to the residents of Williamstown and Hobsons Bay. Courses are subsidised through the State Government Skills First Program and the Adult Community and Further Education Board, provided individuals meet the Victorian Eligibility requirements.

(03) 9397 7349

Wyndham Community and Education Centre

Offers a range of educational and community programs and services that include vocational training to Diploma level, accredited and pre-accredited language & literacy courses and all levels of VCAL.

ph: (03) 9742 4013


The Western Bulldogs Community Foundation

Runs a range of community programs to improve the lives of people living in the West. Offering a broad range of activities designed to meet the various needs of our participant group The Western Bulldogs Leadership Project includes: practical team building challenges, careers expositions, mentoring from respected industry leaders, coaching courses, AFL and AFLW match visits, Western Bulldogs volunteer opportunities, council workshops and much more.

ph: (03) 8899 7414


WCIG Training Services

Offers high quality training from a Certificate I – Certificate IV qualifications designed to assist young people, mature aged people, those returning to work after a significant absence from the workforce, and people with a disability.  

ph: (03) 9689 3437 (Head Office)

ph: (03) 9731 0477 (Werribee Hub)

Useful Websites:

· My Future

· Youth Central

· Study Assist

· Victorian Skills Gateway

· Further Education and Training

· Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC)