Adult Community Education Program 2022-25

Apply to deliver an Adult Community Education Program project

Adult Community Education supports people to progress their foundation skills and transition to vocational education and training or employment. Training is delivered in easy to access, community-based settings and may comprise of non-accredited training, accredited training and micro-credentials.

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What can I apply for?

The ACE Program 2022-25 will support applications for the delivery of foundation skills training through:

  • Level 1 Projects – non-accredited training in a community setting
  • Level 2 Projects – combination of accredited and non-accredited training in a community institutional setting, workplace, or combination of both.

Level 1 and Level 2 projects are developed using the Foundation Skills Training Package units of competence, to ensure the existing quality framework and structure for both levels of training is maintained.

Applications will be accepted for multi-year projects from 1 to 3 years to support planning and delivery certainty.

The department will also consider consortium project applications that consolidate local partnership opportunities and respond to local needs through foundation skills training .

Before starting my application

Read the project guidelines and supporting documents prior to submitting your application.

Save your application

Use the save button at the bottom of the form to retain your incomplete application and complete it later. An email with instructions to access your saved application will be sent to the address you provide.

When you submit your completed application, we will email you a copy for your records.

How to apply

Once you’re ready to apply, complete and submit the online application form below.

The following document may also assist with your application.

If you have any questions, contact us on 1800 673 097.