Skills for Work, Study and Personal Skills
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.
Cooking for Healthy Minds
Tutor Catherine Donnelly
Experience and enjoy demonstration and hands-on cooking, sharing recipes and using seasonal produce. This class is for participants living with or recovering from a mental health illness, have a mild disability or a long term condition. Family carers looking for a social connection are also encouraged to attend.
Term 3 14 July – 15 September
Term 4 6 October – 15 December (no class 3 November)
Fees per term Full $370 Concession $336 ACFE $77
Microbusiness Skills – Sewing
Where East Preston Community House
Beginners Sewing: wardrobe pieces. In this course you will develop skills in sewing. Students will learn to thread a sewing machine, plan sewing projects, cut and sew basic projects. Students will work on Sonya Philips’ 100 Acts of Sewing patterns. Students will complete a number of small wardrobe and project items as they learn the skills of sewing. Students are welcome to bring their own sewing machine or use one of the Centre’s machines. No previous sewing experience is necessary! Materials supplied. Please contact 8470 8107 to register your interest.
Term 3 & 4 TBA
Introduction to Horticulture/Gardening
Students will learn planning, developing and implementing processes of a working garden. This course will build skills in horticulture for use in further study and the workplace. Contact Span to register your interest.
Term 3 & 4 TBC
Microsoft Office Programs
Develop and expand skills in Microsoft Office programs to become proficient and make effective use of the programs for employment or study purposes, employment applications, update skills to return to work or gain employment, volunteer opportunities or for personal interest. Contact Span to register your interest.
Dates and times TBC
On-line Buying and Selling
This course will develop skills in on-line buying and selling for use in the workplace, to develop a business or for personal interest. Contact Span to register your interest.
Dates and times TBC
Expression of Interest Form
Please indicate which courses you are interested in.