Free Child Care

Do you need child care to be able to attend the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) classes? Free child care is available for children who are under school age during your class times.

When you meet with us we will discuss suitable child care options with you so that you can get the most out of your study.

At Home Tutoring

Home tutors can provide you with extra learning support in your own home.  Home Tutor support is FREE and can give you the one on one help needed to improve your language skills.  We will match you with a suitable tutor based on your learning needs.

Settlement Language Pathways to Employment and Training (SLPET)

To assist with the transition to work in Australia, you may be eligible to take part in the Settlement Language Pathways to Employment and Training program. This program provides up to 200 additional hours of English language tuition that focuses on English language skills for employment.   SPLET also includes up to 80 hours of work experience placement in a diverse range of fields, to help you gain a better understanding of Australian workplace culture and practices.

Ready for Work Program (SLPET)

To help with the transition to work in Australia, Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) students may be eligible to take part in STEPS’ Ready for Work program.

Ready for Work provides 200 additional hours so you can:

  • Improve your English language skills for employment
  • Get help with work preparation skills, including creating a resume and interviewing tips
  • Complete a number of national accredited vocational units
  • Practise the skills you’ve learned through 40 hours of work placement
  • Learn about employer expectations and the Australian workplace culture

Call STEPS Darwin for more information: Casuarina & Palmerston Offices – 1300 585 868

Special Preparatory Program

The Special Preparatory Program provides up to 400 additional hours of tailored English classes to eligible humanitarian clients in recognition of their greater learning and support needs arising from difficult pre-migration experiences, such as torture or trauma, and/or limited prior schooling

Classes for Under 18 years old

Migrants and humanitarian entrants aged between 15 and 17 years of age, who do not have functional English and whose needs are not met through mainstream schooling, may also be eligible to participate in the program.  Participation is generally determined on a case-by-case basis, taking into consideration individual circumstances and in consultation with local schools.

If you would like more information about our additional services call us on

1300 585 868 (Casuarina & Palmerston) or 08 8950 7600 (Alice Springs)

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