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Adult Migrant English Program 

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AMEP offers eligible migrants up to 510 hours of free English language classes to help you settle in Australia.

Classes can be:

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Evenings
  • Saturdays
  • On line
  • At home

It may be possible for you to combine different study options.

The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training.

Am I eligible for AMEP?


Please contact us to find out if you are eligible for AMEP. If you are eligible, AMEP staff will help you to enrol and give you more information about how you can study AMEP.

We need your full name, date of birth and visa number.

Where can i study AMEP?

Study locations

Our classes are held in many convenient places.

There are four main South Metropolitan TAFE AMEP Centres – Armadale, Carlisle, Mandurah and Thornlie. Maps of the AMEP office locations at each campus are below.

There are three community based venues for classes –  East Fremantle, Langford and Cooloongup. 

It may be possible to attend classes at Murdoch campus - please contact us for more information using our contact details at the end of this page.





There are many places in regional Western Australia to study AMEP.

What do I study in AMEP? 

Spoken and Written English

South Metropolitan TAFE AMEP delivers the nationally accredited Certificates in Spoken and Written English. There are different levels, and we will assess your English level to see where you should start.

English Levels:

Complete beginner >> Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English (CPSWE) - 10361NAT
Beginner >> Certificate I in Spoken and Written English (CSWE I) - 10362NAT
Post- beginner >> Certificate II in Spoken and Written English (CSWE II) - 10363NAT
Intermediate >> Certificate III in Spoken and Written English (CSWE III) - 10364NAT

Other services

Other Services

South Metropolitan TAFE AMEP can help with:

  • Registration and enrolment
  • Full-time and part-time classes
  • Saturday classes (Carlisle and Thornlie)
  • Access to Home Tutor Scheme
  • Free career and study advice
  • Free childcare for eligible clients
  • Onsite creche (most sites)
  • Referrals to Distance Learning and e-learning
  • Free document translation service*

*For more information about the Free Translating Service, including full eligibility criteria and list of eligible documents, visit www.dss.gov.au

Volunteer program

Get involved with AMEP

Migrants and Humanitarian Entrants from over 40 different countries learn English with the AMEP at South Metropolitan TAFE. South Metropolitan TAFE’s home tutor scheme offers the rewarding opportunity for volunteers to help these migrants learn English. If you’re interested in helping to change lives, contact us to find out more about the AMEP Home Tutoring Scheme. People who volunteer for the program are offered free training by experienced teachers.


Telephone: 1800 862 166

Email: amep@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Page last updated October 23, 2018