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Carringbush has been delivering high quality English as an Additional Language programs in Yarra since 1984. Programs include State and Federal Government foundation programs, as well as specialised pre-accredited classes.

Carringbush Adult Education Inc. TOID 3671

Accredited Courses

Carringbush delivers Accredited English language courses.

English courses: The English language courses are available through:

  • Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) funded by Commonwealth Department of Home Affairs

  • Skills First Program funded by Victorian Department of Education and Training

  • Fee for service

Classes range from pre-Certificate I to Certificate III and are delivered from a number of locations around Richmond and Collingwood, as well as delivered partially online using accessible platforms.  

Learners may be eligible to receive further support to participate online.

2024 Courses

For more information about these programs please call 03 9421 2392.

Pre-Accredited Programs

Carringbush delivers a number of pre-accredited Learn Local programs which develop students’ language, literacy skills and enhance their understanding of pathways to employment in Australia.


  • Digital Essentials: Introductory
  • Digital Essentials: Level 1
  • Digital Essentials: Level 2
  • Skills for micro-business entrepreneurship (in collaboration with Two Square Pegs and Sisterworks)
  • Financial Literacy for Pathways
  • Pathways for Mothers
  • Employability Skills
  • Digital Skills for Pathways
  • Emergent Literacy (for speakers who have beginning literacy in their home language)
  • Intensive Literacy (a one-to-one adult literacy tutoring program)
  • Let’s Speak!
  • Skills for Work and Study: Health and Community Services

Adult Literacy Programs

Help with adults who want to improve their reading,  writing, spelling and digital literacy skills. Content is individualized and can range from basic skills,  up to the level  needed for work or a course of study.

Programs are delivered at our site in Richmond and at community agencies in  Collingwood.

For more information about these programs please call 03 9421 2392.