Learning Space

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Learning Space

The Learning Space offers classes dedicated to developing a variety of skills, where participants can learn at their own pace.


The Learning Space provides a welcoming and safe space for skills development at a pace that suits each individual. Participants learn new skills while developing stronger links to the community. The program also builds on its participants’ capacity to learn and engage with each other in a vibrant social environment. Our tutors are experts in their fields of knowledge and include participants from many different cultures and backgrounds.

The following classes are offered through the Learning Space:

  • English Skills for Work $20 per term
  • Computer Skills for Work $20 per term
  • Beginners English $5 per class
  • Social Sewing $5 per class

If you have lived in Australia for less than five years, the Beginners English and Social Sewing classes will only cost you $2 per class. The classes are open to anyone, however priority for class places is given to Humanitarian and Refugee Entrants and Partner and Family visa holders who have been in Australia for less than five years.

Classes are run face-to-face at the SMRC Office, 39 Clow Street Dandenong. Contact SMRC to register your interest in participating in any available classes.

This program is funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Social Services under the Settlement Engagement and Transition Support (SETS) Program.

    Expression of Interest

    Contact Person

    Angela N.

    Senior Programs and Community Engagement Coordinator

    P: (03) 9767 1900