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Programs & Courses

Our classes encourage community based learning and provide support in a friendly and welcoming environment, and by participating in our courses you can learn new things and have fun while building social connections and networks.

We also have a number of social groups which are a great way to meet some new people!

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Adult Education Courses

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Learn Local courses can help you get the skills you need for study, work and life. Vermont South Neighbourhood House is a proud provider of Learn Local courses that can help you return to study, improve your digital, reading, writing & maths skills, get a job, change careers or learn something new. 

The Adult Community & Further Education Board (ACFE) provide funding support so that we may offer affordable educational courses to adult learners. In our capacity as a Learn Local Organisation we offer subsidised Adult Education such as Computer and Digital Literacy, English as an Additional Language, Literacy and Numeracy, and Vocational courses.

Eligibility criteria: Applies to all people who enrol in these funded courses and applicants who are Australian Residents seeking training.

Ineligible applicants are welcome to join our ACFE courses but will be charged at full fee prices - manuals & materials extra. 

Adult education
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Information Technology
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Creating Digital Media with Canva

Join this course to find out how to create unique digital media using online platform Canva.

Price

Duration

$60

4 Weeks

Introduction to Microsoft Outlook & Email

Need help setting up an email account using Outlook? Look no further - we can help you here!

Price

Duration

$50

6 weeks

Online Skills for
Microbusinesses

This course will help you to understand what is involved in starting & managing a microbusiness using a digital platform.

Price

Duration

$35

4 Weeks

Discovering Computers

Discovering Computers will help you get started using computers or devices. We promise to take small steps.

Price

Duration

$65

7 Weeks

Introduction to Microsoft Word & Excel

This is your opportunity to learn more about Microsoft apps: Word and Excel.

Price

Duration

$60

8 Weeks

Photography Skills for the Workplace

This course will help you to take, edit and share engaging images to promote your workplace.

Price

Duration

$30

2 Weeks

Introduction to Google Docs & Google Sheets

Learn how to navigate the web-based Google Docs Editors Suite including spreadsheet application.

Price

Duration

$65

8 Weeks

Office Skills

This course explores current office environments with a focus on required digital skills.

Price

Duration

$70

8 Weeks

Point of Sale for Retail & Hospitality

Working in these industries also means managing money. Learn the basics of POS.

Price

Duration

$35

2 Weeks

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Vocational
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Art as Therapy - Creative Community Connections

Whether it be for a new job, a career change, further study or simply volunteering, using the therapeutic and fun process of creating art, this course can assist you to increase your confidence and reveal your, yet to be discovered, abilities.

Price

Duration

$60

8 Weeks

Cooking by Numbers

This course will use cooking a simple meal as a catalyst for imparting basic literacy and numeracy skills in a fun and delicious way!

Price

Duration

$35

1 day

Introduction to Customer Service

Customer Service is important for all businesses. Let's show you how to do it well!

Price

Duration

$40

6 Weeks

Bounce Back! An Introduction to Resilience Strategies

This course will introduce you to strategies you can use to self-reflect & build skills that will increase your resilience.

Price

Duration

$60

6 Weeks

Introduction to Barista and Coffee Making

A short and focused program with a practical hands on approach to basic Barista (coffee making) skills, as well as introducing learners to industry work health & safety requirements.

Price

Duration

$40

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Project Management for Events

This course is designed to provide insight for those considering a new career in event management.

Price

Duration

$60

8 Weeks

Community Teaching with Adults

Do you have a skill you want to share with others........and get paid for it?

Price

Duration

$50

4 Weeks

Introduction to Community Services

This introduction to Community Services course will help you work or volunteer in a variety of community service fields such as community service roles, aged care, early childhood & others.

Price

Duration

$70

8 Weeks

Ready for Hospitality

Learn the basics of working in a hospitality environment including basic Barista. Includes all materials.

Price

Duration

$75

8 Weeks

Vocational
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English for Everyday Living

This course is to build on listening and speaking skills in English through class discussions. Discussions include, current events, Australian culture and learner lead topics. There may also be opportunity to practice your skills in real life situations.

Price

Duration

$65

7/8 Weeks

Literacy

Leisure Courses

Leisure courses are great to expand your interests or try something new, all the while making friends and having fun! Our roster of courses is updated every term and we respond to the needs of the community, and we welcome you to come in, send us an email or call to have a chat about what you're interested in.

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Children's Courses

Bumpy Day Yoga for Children & Tweens (ages 5-12)

A fun session to help your child with confidence, emotional regulation and focus in a fun way using yoga and mindfulness

Price

Duration

$135

9 Weeks

Painting Fun! (Ages 7+)

Come and let your imagination go wild through the magic of art and learn about colours, painting, pastels and other fun art materials!

Price

Duration

$176

9 Weeks

Grandparents Playgroup (Children aged 2 - 5 years)

A fun activity based playgroup for pre-schoolers and their grandparents.

Price

Duration

$5 per session

9 Weeks

Sketching for Children & Tweens (Ages 8+)

Children will learn to sketch in 3D and improve their in lead pencil. Ideal for beginners or those who wish to develop their sketching skills.

Price

Duration

$176

9 Weeks

Jewellery Making for Tweens

Learn how to make a stunning bracelet and/or keyring in this exciting new jewellery making workshop.

Price

Duration

$50

2 Weeks

Yoga for Pre-schoolers (ages 3-5)

A fun 30 mins yoga and mindfulness session for your little ones whilst still learning literacy and numeracy

Price

Duration

$113

9 Weeks

Childrens
Leisure Courses
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General Interest

Author Talk: Edita Mujkic "Between Before & After"

Join Edita to hear her moving and compelling true story about the power of courage and love, one that will remind us of the endless challenges of war, displacement and of fleeing conflict.

Price

Duration

$5

One evening

International Women's Day - Tote Bag Paint Session

Celebrate International Women's Day in style! Join us for a Tote Bag painting session. Morning Tea included.

Price

Duration

$50

1 session

Ukulele Classes for Beginners

Learning Ukulele is a great introduction to playing and enjoying music. Go on, you know you want to!

Price

Duration

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9/11 Weeks

French Conversation Classes - Intermediate Level

Consolidate your French speaking skills in a relaxed atmosphere with an experienced native speaker.

Price

Duration

$172

8 Weeks

Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

Sourdough bread making is very popular! Learn how to get started with a starter and more...

Price

Duration

$75

1 session

Gourmet Gifts Made Easy!

Raspberry Jam, Chocolate Fruit Truffles, Parmesan Biscuits, & Marinated Feta & Olives - sound good? Make these delicious treats to gift to the special people in your life.

Price

Duration

$80

1 day course

Step into Volunteering - Guest Speaker: Lily Kovacavic

Are you interested in giving back to community, meeting new friends, learning new skills, and even advancing your career? Volunteering could be the answer!

Price

Duration

$5

General interest
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Art & Craft

Beading Workshop

Work with small beads , different shapes & textures.

Price

Duration

$100

4 weeks

Jewellery Making Workshops

Short course in Jewellery Making introducing you to techniques and tools to create a unique jewellery piece of your own.

Price

Duration

$100

4 Weeks

Social Painters - Self Directed Group

Motivational group for art enthusiasts to work on projects and share ideas.

Price

Duration

$77

9 Weeks

Drawing and Painting

Beginners and intermediate art class covering drawing, water colour, oils, and acrylics.

Price

Duration

$176

9 Weeks

MOSAICS Self Directed Group

Motivational group for Mosaic enthusiasts to work on projects and share ideas.

Price

Duration

$68

8 Weeks

Expressive Open Art Studio

Come along and explore your inner and outer self in a fun, creative and holistic environment. Suitable for all ability levels for ages 16+

Price

Duration

$176

9 Weeks

Patchwork and Applique

If you love sewing, by hand or machine and have a passion for beautiful patchwork fabric, why not join us and create something you will be proud of!

Price

Duration

$194

9 Weeks

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Health, 
Fitness & Wellbeing

Hatha Yoga with Sweta

Hatha Yoga techniques & postures for all ages & abilities. BYO Yoga mat

Price

Duration

$149

9 Weeks

Strength Training

A great way to increase strength, balance, stability and flexibility. Suitable for most ages and abilities.

Price

Duration

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Meditation

Be introduced to the benefits of meditation and mindfulness in these weekly sessions.

Price

Duration

$90

9 Weeks

Stretch & Flex

Stretch & flex is suitable for mature participants or those wishing to improve their flexibility & strength.

Price

Duration

$80

8 Weeks

Pilates / Yoga Combo Class

Enjoy all the benefits of the core-strengthening and postural improvement of Pilates together with full Yoga stretches!

Price

Duration

$149

9 Weeks

Yoga and Relaxation

Gentle stretching and breathing exercise to help improve your posture, strength, and flexibility.

Price

Duration

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