Learn Local courses

Learn Local courses (pre-accredited courses)

Each of these courses provides you with an opportunity to improve your skills. These are initial vocational training courses that provide a pathway to accredited training and/or employment. These courses are delivered with Victorian Goverment funding to those who are eligible.

Click here to download the Learn Local enrolment form.

 

 

Do you know some of the basics? This course will build on your basic knowledge of computers. The course will include software applications such as Word, Excel and web browsers with internet tips and searches, computer security, organising documents and files and emails. The course can be tailored to suit a learner's individual needs.

This course will focus on building upon basic computer skills and is suitable for people with computer experience or who have completed a beginners’ course. The course includes Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, emails, internet searches and file management.

This course has been running successfully for 3 years. iPads significantly assist students with a disability, enhancing their ability to communicate, learn and  access information. The iPad allows for multiple learning opportunities for all of our students regardless of their disabilities. The course covers access to a range of apps and tools using the iPad to assist with everyday tasks.

Classes run for 1 hour and are limited in size to ensure that every student is supported and assisted.

The course is run in partnership with Campbell Page.

A taster course designed to provide information about a career in the community and/or residential setting where support is provided to people due to ageing or disability. 

What's covered?

  • range of careers and course pathways in the community services industry (disability/aged care/health)
  • basic skills needed to work in a residential or community care environment and
  • gain the skills, pathways & qualifications to get a job.

The course also includes 'Being Job Ready'

  • searching for a job
  • preparing resumes and writing cover letters
  • job interview techniques and presentation skills
  • completing basic work documents and forms

Download information flyer here

A class specifically developed to provide a creative outlet for people who have experienced barriers to education. Participants work alongside an experienced tutor to complete art projects that promote thinking, problem solving and creativity, enabling them to make choices and find solutions to challenges through the creative process.

MONDAY MORNINGS / WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS

The Café operates every Friday during school terms with morning teas being served from 10.30am followed by lunch, with the Café closing around 1.30pm. Fare includes items such as toasted sandwiches, light hot meals, cakes, biscuits and of course coffee and tea.

The Café provides the opportunity for people with a disability and/or ABI to gain basic hospitality skills including food preparation and front of house service. In addition the Café provides a pathway for the participants to further study, volunteer or paid work.

Participants learn about food planning, preparation, cooking, hygiene and customer service. A qualified trainer in hospitality will provide all necessary basic theory & practical training for students to assist in running a community café.

This program has been designed to give participants the skills to prepare and cook meals independently, which is an important daily task in a shared living environment. Let's Cook provides cooking classes to enhance independent living for participants with a disability and/or ABI. The program utilises pictures and simple instructions to enable participants to confidently cook at home. Participants work alongside a chef to prepare a meal each week which they can eat during class for lunch.

MONDAYS / WEDNESDAYS

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