Short Courses


Melbourne Polytechnic's program will assist students with a disability and/or learning difficulties to develop skills to enjoy greater independence to participate in the community.

Course Code: SWE016

Participants will visit their own community, be a peer leader/guide for the group, showing key services/facilities that meet interest and personal needs and showcase in the role of local government. Participants’ skills will be enhanced to participant effectively in their local community as a citizen.






Work Education
03 9269 8615


18 days
Total Hours: 72

Course Outline

  • Banking
  • Housing
  • Independent living
  • Legal support
  • Health and job agencies

Course Outcomes

  • At the end of the course, participants will be able to access and use community information, resources and networks to access services and information and meet own needs as community member and consumer

Suitable For

  • People with learning needs



No concession or government funding applies

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies

Assessment Methods

No formal assessment


Pen and paper


No prior knowledge or experience required.

What if I don't meet the prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this program.

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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