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Adult Literacy

Our adult literacy classes are designed for people who left school early or had an interrupted education and want to improve their reading, writing and numeracy skills.  Learn in a friendly and supportive environment. Evening classes available.



Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Less than 10 years of formal education
Course
Description:
This class is designed for people who left school early or had an interrupted education and want to improve their reading, writing and numeracy skills.

The Program will focus on developing confidence in oral and written communication and numeracy skills for personal, study, employment and community based purposes.

Pathway: Accredited literacy programs (e.g. CGEA)

Pre-accredited / accredited  vocational training

Work, volunteering

Location Merrilands Community Centre
Mode of Study Classroom based (may include relevant off-site excursions)
Days Tuesday and Wednesday
Time 9.00am—1.00pm
Dates

Term 1: 29 January —3 April, 2019

* potential to join after start date

Duration Term 1: 10 weeks
Cost Concession: $50

Full: $85

+ Service & Amenities Fee

Enrolment Pre-enrolment interview Ph. 9462 6077
Amenities Tea & coffee provided. BYO snacks

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.


Course Code: N/A
Entry Requirements: Less than 10 years of formal education
Course
Description:

The course will cover:

  • general operation and safe use of equipment
  • managing files and folders
  • accessing and navigating the internet
  • social networking and email
  • developing literacy skills for work and study
  • exploring Microsoft Office 2016 programs e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher
Pathway: Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology. Work , study or volunteer opportunities
Location Merrilands Community Centre
Mode of Study Teacher-supported learning in a classroom/computer lab.
Days Thursday
Time 9.15am—12.15pm
Dates

Term 1: 31 January—4 April, 2019

(No classes during School Holidays or Public Holidays)

* potential to join after start date

Duration Term 1: 10 sessions
Cost Concession: $32

Full: $32

+ Service & Amenities Fee

Enrolment Pre-enrolment interview Ph. 9462 6077
Amenities Tea & coffee provided. BYO snacks

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.


Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Less than 10 years of formal education
Course
Description:
A friendly and supportive class for people who want to improve their spelling, reading and writing skills for everyday transactions or for work or further study purposes.
Pathway: Work / volunteering

Accredited literacy programs (e.g. CGEA)

Preaccredited / accredited  vocational training

Location Merrilands Community Centre
Mode of Study Classroom
Days Wednesday evenings
Time 6.00pm—8.30pm
Dates 30 January—26 June, 2019

* potential to join after start date

Duration Semester 1:  20 weeks

(note: no classes on school holidays)

Cost Concession: $50

Full: $71

+ Service & Amenities Fee

Enrolment Pre-enrolment interview Ph. 9462 6077
Amenities Tea & coffee provided. BYO snacks

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.


Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Less than 10 years of formal education
Course
Description:
This class is designed for people who left school early or had an interrupted education and want to improve their reading, writing and numeracy skills.

The Program will focus on developing confidence in oral and written communication and numeracy skills for personal, study, employment and community based purposes.

Pathway: Accredited literacy programs (e.g. CGEA)

Pre-accredited / accredited  vocational training

Work, volunteering

Location Merrilands Community Centre
Mode of Study Classroom based (may include relevant off-site excursions)
Days Tuesday and Wednesday
Time 9.00am—1.00pm
Dates

Term 2: 23 April—26 June, 2019

* potential to join after start date

Duration Term 2: 10 weeks
Cost Concession: $50

Full: $85

+ Service & Amenities Fee

Enrolment Pre-enrolment interview Ph. 9462 6077
Amenities Tea & coffee provided. BYO snacks

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.


Course Code: N/A
Entry Requirements: Less than 10 years of formal education
Course
Description:

The course will cover:

  • general operation and safe use of equipment
  • managing files and folders
  • accessing and navigating the internet
  • social networking and email
  • developing literacy skills for work and study
  • exploring Microsoft Office 2016 programs e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher
Pathway: Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology. Work , study or volunteer opportunities
Location Merrilands Community Centre
Mode of Study Teacher-supported learning in a classroom/computer lab.
Days Thursday
Time 9.15am—12.15pm
Dates

Term 2: 25 April—27 June, 2019

(No classes during School Holidays or Public Holidays)

* potential to join after start date

Duration Term 2: 10 sessions
Cost Concession: $32

Full: $32

+ Service & Amenities Fee

Enrolment Pre-enrolment interview Ph. 9462 6077
Amenities Tea & coffee provided. BYO snacks

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

Testimonials:

“I think I am more confident, I write better, I look forward to coming on Wednesdays.”

Spelling, Reading and Writing


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