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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 English Courses

Carringbush delivers Accredited English language 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.

Short Courses and 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 1
  • Digital Essentials 2
  • Digital Essentials Intro
  • Digital Skills for JobSeekers
  • Literacy with NJC
  • Literacy with  Local Yarra Services
  • Skills for work through PBL
  • Intensive Literacy
  • Let’s Speak
  • Be Work Ready
  • Financial Literacy
  • Drive to Participate

Adult Literacy Programs

Our Adult Literacy Programs provide free individual tutoring for adults who want to improve their reading,  writing, digital skills and learning skills. Content is individualised and can range from basic skills for personal goals, up to higher level support for employment, vocational training and higher education. Sessions also support people to build their confidence, motivation and independent learning skills. 
Programs are delivered at our site in Richmond and at various community agencies in Collingwood. 

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