Skills First – English as an Additional Language

Skills First – English as an Additional Language

Skills First – English as an Additional Language

The State Government of Victoria provides subsidised training under the Skills First initiative for Wingate Avenue Community Centre English Language courses.

At Wingate you may enrol in an English class at any time. Fees will be calculated according to your enrolment start date or you may be eligible to access free training through SEE or AMEP programs.

English as an Additional Language Courses at Wingate Avenue Community Centre

Please join our classes at Wingate. We have small and friendly classes. To inquire about our classes call or visit us to schedule a placement interview

You may also join our classes at any time throughout the year. You may be eligible to access SEE, AMEP or Skills First classes.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Government funding.


To be eligible for this program the student must meet Skills First  requirements as follows:

An individual must be:

Further eligibility criteria applies.  

As an RTO, WACC is required to comply with the Guidelines for Determining Student Eligibility and Supporting Evidence.

Please note: You are eligible to commence a maximum of two subsidised courses in any calendar year as long as you are not doing any more than two courses at a time.

Student Training Rights and Responsibilities

This document is designed to assist you to understand you obligations when participating in training at Wingate. Wingate will work with you in a unified approach to assist you to complete your qualification.

Your Training Plan

Before you start your training you need to agree on the following:


Wingate expects you to attend the hours of study agreed upon at enrolment

Suspending or withdrawing from Training

If you are unable to attend training for any reason please let Wingate know as soon as possible.

Participation and Behaviour

Wingate expects you to work cooperatively with your teacher and the other students in your class. To succeed in your English learning you will need to

If you need any further information about Wingate to assist with your learning speak to a member of the education team so they may assist you.


Please refer to ‘course fees’ under student information. Click here to view fees

Each student will receive a Statement of Fees at enrolment.

Course Locations

At Wingate we offer the AMEP program at the locations below:

Wingate Avenue Community Centre (Main Office)

13a Wingate Avenue, Ascot Vale VIC 3032

Gannawarra Uniting Church

123 Keilor Road North Essendon VIC 3041

The first step in the enrolment is to make an appointment for a pre-training interview. The interview will ensure that you join the class most suitable for your needs. To book an interview call the centre on 9212 0236.

Once a suitable course and time is set, the student is required to fulfil the enrolment process. The student will complete an enrolment form and receive a statement of fees. In addition the student will need to agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment and these include:

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding. People with disabilities are encouraged to access funded training.

Eligibility criteria applies.