Welcome to
Central Grampians LLEN

As one of 31 Local Learning and Employment Networks funded by the Victorian State Department of Education and Training, we work with our community partners to facilitate programs and activities that help local youth engage in education, training and other opportunities.

Our focus is ensuring young people develop the skills they need to pursue employment and thrive in the workforce. Central Grampians LLEN assists in the delivery of Structured Workplace Learning (SWL), hands-on activities, youth-friendly events and other important skills development initiatives.

Our MATES Mentoring program currently operates in nine schools throughout Ararat and the Northern Grampians Shire, matching young people with positive role models from the community.

We also deliver the Central Grampians TAC L2P Program across Ararat Rural City, Northern Grampians Shire and Pyrenees Shire.

Our Programs

L2P logo

L2P is a free program for young L-platers who don’t have a car or supervising driver.

TAC L2P Program

Mates logo

The MATES youth mentoring program has been implemented in 18 schools across the Wimmera Sth Mallee ....

MATES Mentoring

Structured Workplace Learning logo

Structured Workplace Learning is a program for VET and VCAL students ...

Structured Workplace Learning

Resilient Ararat logo

Resilient Ararat is a project aimed at improving the resilience, happiness and mental well-being of people ....

Resilient Ararat

Media Releases

Art panels installed at Resilient Ararat cluster schools

Art panels installed at Resilient Ararat cluster schools

Alyshia McInnes, the artist involved in the Resilience Art Trail project, recently embarked on a tour of Ararat Rural City to see the final artworks installed in the grounds of each of the participating schools. An initiative of Resilient Ararat, the Resilience Art...

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Greeting cards spreading gratitude across Ararat

Greeting cards spreading gratitude across Ararat

Blue and yellow gratitude cards have been circulating throughout Ararat in recent days as part of a campaign to recognise Mental Health Month. Led by Resilient Ararat, the ‘Painting the Town with Gratitude’ initiative has seen free greeting cards distributed to all...

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Ararat art trail a picture of resilience

Ararat art trail a picture of resilience

Resilient Ararat has partnered with nine local schools to launch its highly anticipated Resilience Art Trail. The project, which was postponed over the last two years due to Covid-19, features a series of artworks created by students from Ararat College, Ararat West...

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