Connecting Up

What is Connecting Up?

The Connecting Up program is a free educational program designed to support migrants and humanitarian entrants in developing skills that will assist them in integrating into the West Australian community.

Participants will create a unique pathway support plan, learn new skills and build relationships with their peers whilst they settle into Australia.

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Why study at Centacare?

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Unlock your potential and pave the way to a brighter future! Enrol in the Connecting Up program and embark on an exciting journey of personal growth and empowerment. By joining us, participants gain an opportunity to enhance their English language skills and digital literacy while receiving invaluable support to forge pathways into employment, training, and education.

Immerse yourself in a nurturing, stress-free environment where your skills and confidence will flourish. Our program fosters a supportive, relaxed, and friendly learning atmosphere, ensuring that you feel encouraged and motivated every step of the way. Connect with fellow learners who share similar aspirations and build lasting connections.

Flexibility is the cornerstone of our program. With our rolling intake system, you can tailor your learning experience to suit your needs. You can choose when you want to attend, bright and early or afternoon. We understand that life can be busy, and we want to ensure you balance your commitments while investing in your personal development.

Develop the skills, confidence, and knowledge you need to succeed in an environment that celebrates your potential.

Need more information?

For more information about Centacare’s Connecting Up Program, please contact us today.


Yes, the Connecting Up program is free for all eligible migrants and refugees in Perth. To discuss your individual circumstances, please don’t hesitate to contact the team at Centacare to discuss the eligibility requirements with you.

This free program is designed to help ease you into life in Perth. Our team is dedicated to helping you in any way possible. If English is not your first language, our teacher can help you learn English with free English lessons. Our team will develop a suitable learning plan tailored directly to your needs and goals. Plus, it is a great way to learn more about Australian society and meet other migrants new to Perth.

To get started with the program, simply give the Centacare office a call on (08) 9482 7000 or submit an online application. We don’t have set commencement dates so you are free to join at any time that is convenient to you.

The Connecting Up program is designed to be tailored to each individual student’s needs. Therefore, the program duration is flexible and students can choose their study hours. Our friendly team will work with you one-on-one to determine a class frequency and duration that is suitable for your needs.

This program offers face-to-face classes which allow students to meet other like-minded people, build up practical skills and improve communication with the teacher.

This specific training program is for adults, however, at Centacare, we have other courses available for high school-aged children. Enquire with our team if you would like to find out more.