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Skills for Education and Employment (SEE)

Centacare’s Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program is perfect for people aged between 15 and 64 looking to prepare for work, training or further education.  We can help with learning to use a computer, reading, writing, spelling, maths or provide help to learn English.

The SEE program also provides practical support including learning to use digital technology such as an iPad or mobile phone, obtain a Learners’ Driving Permit, fill in forms, prepare job applications and much more.

Getting started

Participants can start straight away and work at their own level and pace.  There are no start or finish dates.  Training is flexible with part-time, (10-19 hours per week) and full time, (20-25 hours per week) options.

Getting a qualification

All students have the opportunity to work towards various levels of the Certificate in General Education for Adults, (CGEA), including:

  • 22234VIC: Course in Initial Education for Adults
  • 22235VIC: Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory)
  • 22236VIC: Certificate I in General Education for Adults
  • 22237VIC: Certificate II in General Education for Adults (Year 10 adult equivalent)
  • 22238VIC: Certificate III in General Education for Adults.

These Certificates are recognised nationally and can assist with going on to further education or training. 

Where and when

These courses are available from several training sites including West Perth, Cannington, Gosnells, Fremantle, Mirrabooka and Joondalup.


You are eligible for the SEE Program if you are:

  • 15-64 years of age AND
  • registered with Centrelink or a Jobactive agency AND
  • an Australian citizen, permanent resident or have working rights in Australia AND
  • not a full-time student AND
  • did not enter Australia under a Skilled Migrant Category visa AND
  • receiving an allowance such as Youth Allowance, Newstart Allowance, Disability Support Pension, Parenting Payment, (other benefits also suitable).

OR if you are:

  • Between 15-21 years of age and not receiving an income support payment OR
  • A migrant on the two year waiting list for Centrelink benefits.

For more information about the eligibility criteria, please contact us using the information below.

Best of all . . . it’s FREE!

These programs are free to eligible job seekers because they are funded by the Department of Education and Training.

Find out more

Contact your nearest Centrelink or Jobactive and asked to be referred to the SEE program.

Alternatively, call Helen Mulcahy on (08) 9482 7028 or (08) 9482 7000.