What we do
Keysborough Learning Centre is a Not-For-Profit (NFP) community organisation which provides a wide variety of educational and community programs. It is the Learning Centre and Neighbourhood House for the suburb of Keysborough. Everyone is made to feel welcome.
To ensure everyone has access to our services all buildings have wheelchair access, fees are kept to a minimum and childcare is subsidised while parents are attending their classes (subject to vacancies).
Educational Programs offered include: Certificate programs in Individual Support (Ageing), Children’s Services, Computers and Business Skills – all levels from beginners onwards, MYOB Accounts Package, English as a Second Language, Literacy and Basic Education, Arts & Crafts Social Activities and Support Programs. Browse through our courses.
The Keysborough Learning Centre delivers quality further education and training in a comfortable community environment.
Our programs target:
- Vocational and workplace training
- Basic Education
- Assistance to those facing barriers to participation in the wider community
- Support to individual and families
- Assistance to those isolated in their home by providing childcare subsidies, low cost classes and activities, support for older men and women who have been at home for some time and anyone isolated due to illness (psychiatric, physical or emotional)
Community Programs offered include: providing emergency food relief (Open Door),a weekly subsidised podiatry service, a Men’s Shed, a Community Visitors Scheme, CALD computer tutoring and community computer kiosk, various support groups (including Rainbows child grief counselling), health and well-being programs and a number of activities (particularly for seniors and CALD) to help with isolation.
Nationally Accredited Training
KLC is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 3890) and provides Nationally Accredited Training, including Certificate I, II and III in General Education for Adults, Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing), Certificate II in Business, and similar courses. We pride ourselves on proving a professional and encouraging environment for students.
KLC teachers have a wide range of experience, skills, and commitment. Many have completed Certification in Assessment and Workplace Training. Courses are conducted in an atmosphere of support and encouragement with class numbers kept small to ensure individual attention. If you have a skill you would like to share and you can communicate well with adults, please contact reception.
The Keysborough Learning Centre (ABN 31 466 469 449) is a separate legal but unincorporated entity, with its own Constitution, an independent Committee of Management, and separate Financial Reporting systems (including annual external independent audit). The Keysborough Learning Centre is auspiced by the Resurrection Catholic Church Keysborough, a parish of the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne (ABN 29 576 011 616). The Keysborough Learning Centre is an RTO, a registered charity with the ACNC and has DGR status with the ATO.
Keysborough Learning Centre’s primary purpose is to act as a community dedicated to service and care, providing a friendly place of learning and enrichment and seeking at all times to remain within the financial reach of low-income people and families - without discrimination, be a place of welcome. KLC's Constitution states that KLC aims to "provide relief to people with low levels of literacy and numeracy; mental health issues or disability; a history of emotional and/or physical abuse; low English language proficiency; poor socio-economic conditions; and who are, as a result educationally disadvantaged, poor, chronically unemployed or under-employed" and to "provide various types of health, counselling and support programs to disadvantaged members of the community".
Courses and services are constantly being reviewed and updated to ensure they remain relevant to the local community needs. If you would like us to run a specific course or program, call or write and give us the details.