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Adult Migrant English Program
Learn practical English to help you access services, work, study, and enjoy your life in Australia.
- Up to 510 hours of free English lessons
- Study English for living, working and studying in Australia
- Find out about government and community services
- Get support to help you learn
- Make new friends while you study
- Plan your future in Australia
- Eligibility criteria apply*
Flexible Class Times
STEPS offer flexible class times – See Map
STEPS provide flexible class times to fit in with your family, work, or other study commitments. You have the option of attending classes during the day or night, on the days and times that suit you best. Please check class times with each location.
Casuarina: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 2pm & Tuesday & Wednesday 6pm -9pm.
Palmerston: Monday to Friday 9am – 2pm & Tuesday & Wednesday 6pm – 9pm
Alice Springs: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8.45am – 2.30pm &
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 5.30pm – 8.30pm
What is the Adult Migrant English Program?
The Adult Migrant English Program is funded by the Australian Government and provides up to 510 hours of free English language lessons to eligible migrants and humanitarian entrants. If you have been granted a permanent visa or eligible temporary visa and speak little or no English, you may be eligible for AMEP. Some migrant youths aged between 15 and 17 years of age may also be eligible. Find out if you’re eligible for FREE English lessons with the Adult Migrant English Program.
What will I learn?
In your AMEP classes you will be learning English language skills that will help you settle successfully in Australia with people with similar backgrounds, experiences and goals. You will learn about Australian values, cultures and laws, and a range of topics that will make it easier for you to work, study and enjoy life in Australia. Some of these topics include;
- life skills, culture, loss of family or friends
- health and safety
- managing money and banking
- public transport and driving
- the child care and education system
- the medical system and services
- the law and legal systems