Our SEE/AMEP Coordinator Jayeeta Ukil has been interviewed about education and training options at Laverton on Speak My Language . Speak my Language is a national podcast series led by Ethnic Communities Council of NSW which highlights the stories of people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds in first language. Jayeeta has done two podcasts […]


Cesar and Sarah talk to a class

This week we were very pleased to welcome Cesar Melhem, MLC for Melbourne West and Parliamentary Secretary for Training and Skills, and Sarah Connolly, MLA for Tarneit and candidate for the new electorate of Laverton, to LCEC. Students and staff enjoyed the visit tremendously. Cesar and Sarah talked with groups of Stepping Forward students and […]


LCEC is very proud to become an official supporters of the Racism It Stops With Me. As we roll this out you will see changes to our different communications to show our determined opposition to all and any forms of racism. For more information on the Racism It Stops With Me campaign go to https://itstopswithme.humanrights.gov.au/ […]

MEGT Scholarships For Women

LCEC welcomes the introduction of the MEGT Foundation Scholarships Program for women. The program offers generous financial support as well as one-to-one tutoring/coaching to eligible women applicants returning to study in a VET or higher eductaion program. See https://www.megt.com.au/megt-foundation-scholarship-program for more details


After a busy first semester, LCEC staff are taking a well-earned break on Friday 1 July for our Wellbeing Day. We’ll be back open with business as usual on Monday July 3. If you need to contact us, email us at info@lcec.vic.edu.au or leave us a voicemail message on (03) 9369 2726 Thanks for your […]

LCEC Students at CALDplay Gala Day

LCEC Students enjoying the Gala Day

A morning of fun and festivity, the ÇALDplay GALA DAY was held at Henry Turner Memorial Reserve in Footscray on Monday 28th March 2022 for our students .It was hosted by the Western Bulldogs Community Foundation. CALDplay provides migrants and refugees with local sports-based experiences that help introduce and integrate them into the community.  The GALA-day really showcased […]

Seema has just completed Certificate III in individual Support

Seema has just completed Certificate III in individual Support at LCEC and gone straight into employment. This was Seema’s first experience of studying in Australia and it was a very positive one. Seema said the trainers and staff were very supportive. She found the preparation she received for her practical placement particularly helpful. She was […]

LCEC students learn AFL with Western Bulldogs

Students in the SEE and AMEP programs have started a series of weekly AFL workshops with Western Bulldogs as part of the CALDPlay program. Participants learn about Australian Rules Football and practice basic skills in weekly sessions at Curlew Park in Laverton. It’s a chance for students to pick up some valuable cultural knowledge and […]

Our Individual Support students are walking into jobs as personal care workers

LCEC students who have completed Certificate III in Individual Support are getting jobs as Personal Care Workers. Over 90% of recent graduates found employment in Residential aged care or home and community care as soon as they completed their qualification. For more information on our CHC33013 Certificate III in Individual Support course go here


AMEP used to be limited to 510 hours but AMEP has now changed. AMEP students can now study for longer. Some people who were not eligible before, may now be eligible. Some people who were not eligible because they completed their AMEP hours or reached the highest level of the program may now be eligible […]

Tim Watts opens our new outdoor space

LCEC had the enormous pleasure of hosting our local federal member Tim Watts MHR  at the end of January. Tim joined our Stepping Forward to Independence students to formally open our new outdoor space. The space was partially funded by a grant from the federal Stronger Communities program