Avenues | Alternative Education Program (AEP)

Offering new pathways to reconnect young people and education in a safe learning space

What is Avenues?

Avenues is an Alternative Education Program (AEP) that provides a safe learning space for youth in Years 10, 11 and 12 to re-engage with education. The program helps students to improve their life, literacy and numeracy skills as well as prepares them for pathways to employment, training or further study.

What can I learn?

Avenues can help you to:

  • Explore pathways to work, training or further education
  • Get your white card
  • Prepare for the learner’s permit test
  • Develop confidence with technology
  • Write job applications, resumes and cover letters
  • Practise good health and well-being
  • Understand budgeting and money skills

The program is flexibly tailored to the individual needs and goals of each student. 

Avenues is free for eligible participants. Students can start at any level and learn at their own pace.

What qualifications can I achieve?

Avenues offers the opportunity to study towards achieving a CGEA qualification. Students are assessed on entry to determine an appropriate and individualised level of learning.  

Certificate in General Education for Adults (CGEA)
Up to Certificate II level.
This is a nationally recognised qualification and can assist you to go on to further education, training or employment.

Am I eligible?

Avenues is open to students in Years 10, 11 and 12 who are unable to meaningfully engage in mainstream educational activities and are educationally at-risk.

Participants can be referred through a Department of Education Participation Coordinator or can drop-in to your nearest Avenues site and make an enquiry about the course. For more information about the course, contact Centacare directly via the form below. 

Where can I study?

Centacare delivers Avenues at a variety of locations across Perth.

Mirrabooka 
Herb Graham Recreation Centre
38 Ashbury Cres, Mirrabooka WA 6061  Get Directions

Armadale
8/42 Commerce Ave, Armadale WA 6112  Get Directions

Hilton
Fremantle PCYC
34 Paget St, Hilton WA 6163  Get Directions

All of our training sites are easily accessible via public transport.

How do I enrol?

If you’re interested in joining Avenues, you should speak to a Department of Education Participation Coordinator. For more information about the course, contact Centacare directly via the form below. 

Need more information?

For more information about Centacare’s Avenues programs, please contact us today.

Avenues is funded by the Western Australian State Government through the Department of Education. 

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