Preaccredited English and Vocational Skills

Please note: Due to COVID-19, our courses are being delivered remotely. Students are being provided with alternative ways to engage in learning from home. See our dedicated COVID-19 page HERE for more information.


Language Skills Workshop

Improve your pronunciation, grammar and literacy skills in the learning context of Australian society and workplace culture.

This course suits beginner level students.

Time: 9.30am-3pm

Day: Thursday

Date: 16 July - 17 December

Cost: $50 concession / $70 non-concession

English Outside the Classroom - Volunteering in the Community

Improve your workplace communication skills through supported volunteering at CNLC and local agencies. Participants practise language in a workplace context with a supervised weekly volunteer session and group language classes. Students can volunteer in the kitchen, garden or office at CNLC or with selected local agencies.

Time: Various (2 hours per week)

Day: Monday- Friday

Date: 13 July - 18 December (includes 3 language sessions per term)

Cost: Free for eligible participants

 To apply contact CNLC or visit our Volunteering page

Other Courses in 2020

In conjunction with the Make it Work team, we will be consulting residents about the short courses and the support needed to improve employability skills. Topics include but are not limitied to:

  • Introduction to First Aid
  • Report writing for Childcare and Age Care
  • Community Leadership
  • Driving in Melbourne 
  • English Conversation

Watch this space for confirmation of these programs and further details of how to get involved.