Victoria Australia -
  • Campus Urban
  • Chancellor N/A
  • Established 1951
  • Location New Settle,Australia
  • Type Public
  • Vice principal
In 1951, AMES began providing English to new settlers in Australia. More than half a million students have attended AMES programs and services since its post-war inception. AMES has grown to provide settlement, education and training and employment services to culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) clients.Prior to becoming an autonomous Adult Education Institution, incorporated under the Adult Community and Further Education Act, AMES was a Service Agency of the Victorian Government's Department of Education, Employment and Training.
Core Services
AMES provides a comprehensive range of settlement services for refugees and migrants. These include on-arrival settlement support, English language and literacy training, vocational training and employment services. These services are primarily delivered through the following federal and state contracts:
Humanitarian Settlement Services (HSS)
Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)
Language Literacy and Numeracy Program (LLNP)
Victorian Training Guarantee (VTG)
Job Services Australia (JSA)
For 60 years AMES has helped new and recently arrived refugees and migrants to settle in to Victoria. AMES offers much more than just teaching English-we not only work with new arrivals but also with the community, business and Government to develop sustainable and effective settlement solutions for the whole Victorian community.