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TAFE Queensland English Language and Literacy Services

TAFE Queensland English Language and Literacy Services (TELLS) provides language, literacy, and numeracy training to job seekers and migrants through the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) and the Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program. 

The AMEP is funded by the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs and delivered at our locations across Queensland. The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program is funded by the Australian Government Department of Employment and Workplace Relations.

The Adult Migrant English Program 

The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) delivers free English lessons to new migrants to Australia. The program offers basic English language classes to help you develop your English language skills and settle confidently into your new life in Australia.

The Skills for Education and Employment

The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program provides free language, literacy and numeracy training to equip eligible job seekers with the knowledge and skills required to succeed in further studies or in the workforce.

Foundation Skills for Your Future

The Foundation Skills for Your Future program supports employed and recently unemployed Australians with fully-subsidised training for the workforce. Participants will gain reading, writing, digital and numeracy skills to improve employability or assist with their current role.

Volunteer Tutor Program

Get involved and become a volunteer tutor. You’ll help our AMEP students to improve their English language skills for work, further study, and everyday activities. Sign up today for the chance to make a life-changing difference to your local community.

Publications

TAFE Queensland English Language and Literacy Services (TELLS) has more than 50 readers, dictionaries, student work books, teacher resources, and CDs available for purchase. We offer a range of adult literacy, numeracy, and English second language resources that address issues or topics relevant to daily life in Australia. Our publications are distributed and supplied in Australia by Bookery, Australia's largest distributors of English language teaching and literacy resources. To review our range or place an order download our TELLS Publications Catalogue or visit the Bookery secure online store.

Multicultural Action Plan

The Multicultural Action Plan shows TAFE Queensland’s commitment to delivering an integrated education environment that meets the needs of Queenslanders from all cultural backgrounds.