Skills for Work or Study
Whether you are out of work, wish to return to work, start your own business, wish to commence or return to study, or are simply looking for a change of direction, we’ve got something to inspire you. These courses have small class numbers to ensure individual attention from the tutor.
Some learners may be eligible for an ACFE subsidy. Enquire at Span for more details
Introduction to Cooking and Hospitality
Tutor Catherine Donnelly
An introduction to the basic skills needed in cooking and hospitality including safety, hygiene, preparation, menu planning, presentation, seasonal produce and budgeting. This is a hands on and demonstration class.
Term 1 8 February – 29 March (8 weeks)
Term 2 19 April – 7 June (8 weeks)
Fee $369 Concession $335 ACFE $58
Term 3 26 July – 13 September (8 weeks)
Term 3 11 October – 29 November (8 weeks)
Fee $356 Concession $307 ACFE $58
Introduction to Trade Skills – Sustainable Carpentry – Make a Top Bar Beehive
Learn the foundations of building, carpentry and furniture making and become a natural beekeeper! This course wll emphasise resourcefulness and sustainability through the use of hand tools and salvaged and ethically sourced materials. Students may source own materials if they wish to make one to take home. Enrolment essential.
To be annouced term 3 or 4
Please call Span to register your interest.
Pathways to employment or study – hospitality
Learn basic skills and knowledge to enter employment or further study in the hospitality industry. This course will be complimented by work experience and further training in barista skills. The course will be delivered in a supportive environment. The course will be held at Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Term 2 Dates to be advised. Please contact Span to register an expression of interest.
“>Pathway to Small Business
Tutor Meredith Lewis
Are you thinking of starting a small business but don’t know where to start? Do you have an idea for a freelance career that you want to get off the ground? Maybe you have spotted an opportunity to sell something over the internet, or sell your creations at a market? Perhaps you have a special skill that you could hire out?
This course sets out to introduce you to a small business planning framework. You will find out how to test your idea, what things you need to think about in planning, what resources are out there to help you, and how you can get started.
To be announced 2017. Please contact Span for further information.
Research Skills and Methods
Family History and Genealogy
Tutor Rebecca Sanders
Thought about starting your family history journey? Join Historian Rebecca Sanders and learn some of the easiest ways to research family history using online resources, and how to access passenger lists, land records and council rate books stored in archives. Subsidised fee available – eligibility criteria applies.
Fee $309 Concession $281 ACFE $50
Please call Span to register your interest
Expression of Interest Form
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