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Adult Community Education Projects

Adult Community Education helps people develop foundation skills in language, literacy, numeracy, computing and personal skills.

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Community-based learning

Community-based learning can boost people’s skills and confidence, leading to renewed interest and the ability to participate in formal education and training, volunteering, or work.

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.

Adult Community Education providers

Adult Community Education providers are community-based organisations or non-government training providers which are able to demonstrate that they have education and training as a key focus. They are located in communities across the state and provide low or no cost training in the development of foundation skills.

The Adult Community Education Program is now fully subscribed and applications are closed for 2022-23.

25 ACE projects offered in 2022-23

During 2022-23, ACE supported 25 projects across South Australia that:

  • Created vocational education and training pathways for up to 1,800 students
  • Supported engagement and ongoing connection through innovative, community‑based delivery approaches, which build learner pathways that support students to seamlessly transition from ACE to VET

Strong partnerships have been a key feature of successful projects

If you would like to discuss developing an ACE Project, please contact the ACE Team on 1800 673 097.

Stay tuned for case studies demonstrating the positive impact of ACE for students on their learning journey and for industries, regions, employers, and training providers. These case studies can help you shape your applications for ACE in 2023-24.

Skills SA also supports skills and training projects through Skills Shortage Solutions.