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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.

 

Many of our classes take enrolments after the start date. If the course you wish to join has already started, please enquire. It may be possible to still join.



Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Less than 10 years of formal education
Course Description An ongoing program to build confidence in oral and written communication and numeracy skills for personal, study, employment and community based purposes.

Our small, supportive classes are designed for people who left school early or had an interrupted education and want to improve their reading, writing and
numeracy skills.

Participants will learn in the classroom and may participate in incursions and excursions.

Pathway This course prepares participants for employment, volunteering or further study including accredited literacy programs (e.g. CGEA) pre-accredited/
accredited vocational training.
Location Merrilands Community Centre – 35 Sturdee St, Reservoir
Mode of Study Classroom based (may include relevant off-site excursions)
Days Wednesday and Thursday
Time 9.00am – 1.00pm
Dates 1 February – 6 April, 2023 (no classes on school or public holidays)

* potential to join after start date

Duration 10 sessions
Cost Concession: $50

Full: $86

Fee For Service: $834

+ Service & Amenities Fee

Enrolment Call Prace on 9462 6077 for a pre-enrolment interview
Amenities Tea and coffee provided. BYO snacks.

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

This course counts towards Workforce Australia mutual obligation requirements.


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

An ongoing program to develop digital literacy skills for work and study.
Our small, supportive classes are designed for people who left school early or had an interrupted education and want to improve their reading, writing and
numeracy skills.

The program covers the general operation and safe use
of technology including:

• Developing literacy skills for work and study
• General operation and safe use of equipment
• Managing files and folders
• Accessing and navigating the internet
• Social networking and email
• Microsoft 365

Pathway This course prepares participants for employment, volunteering or further study requiring basic computer skills. Including the Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology.
Location Merrilands Community Centre – 35 Sturdee St, Reservoir
Mode of Study Teacher supported learning in a classroom/computer lab
Days Tuesday
Time 9.00am – 12.00pm
Dates 31 January – 4 April, 2023 (no classes on school or public holidays)

* potential to join after start date

Duration 10 sessions
Cost Concession & Full: $32

Fee for Service: $312

+ Service & Amenities Fee

Enrolment Call Prace on 9462 6077 for a pre-enrolment interview
Amenities Tea and coffee provided and BYO snacks

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

This course counts towards Workforce Australia mutual obligation requirements.


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

This program is designed for people who left school early or had an interrupted education

Pathway This program prepares participants for employment, volunteering or further study, including:

• Accredited literacy programs (e.g. CGEA)
• Pre-accredited/accredited vocational training

Location Merrilands Community Centre – 35 Sturdee St, Reservoir
Mode of Study Classroom
Days Wednesday evenings
Time 6.00pm – 8.30pm
Dates 1 February – 21 June 2023

(no classes on school or public holidays)

* potential to join after start date

Duration 19 weeks
Cost Concession: $50

Full Fee: $71

+ $10 Service & Amenities Fee

Enrolment Call Prace on 9462 6077 for a pre-enrolment interview
Amenities Tea and coffee provided. BYO snacks

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

This course counts towards Workforce Australia mutual obligation requirements.


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

Online study option for people wanting to build confidence in spelling, reading and writing skills for everyday transactions or for work or further study.

Our small, supportive classes are designed for people who left school early or had an interrupted education and want to improve their reading, writing and
numeracy skills

Pathway This program prepares participants for employment, volunteering or further study, including:

• Accredited literacy programs (e.g. CGEA)
• Pre-accredited/accredited vocational training

Location Remote Learning from home
Mode of Study Online learning
Days Thursday evenings
Time 6.00pm – 8.30pm
Dates 23 February – 22 June, 2023

(no classes on school or public holidays)

* potential to join after start date

Duration 16 sessions
Cost Concession: $50

Full: $71

Fee for Service: $688

+ $10 Service & Amenities Fee

Enrolment Call Prace on 9462 6077 for a pre-enrolment interview
Amenities N/A

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

This course counts towards Workforce Australia mutual obligation requirements.


Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Less than 10 years of formal education
Course Description An ongoing program to build confidence in oral and written communication and numeracy skills for personal, study, employment and community based purposes.

Our small, supportive classes are designed for people who left school early or had an interrupted education and want to improve their reading, writing and
numeracy skills.

Participants will learn in the classroom and may participate in incursions and excursions.

Pathway This course prepares participants for employment, volunteering or further study including accredited literacy programs (e.g. CGEA) pre-accredited/
accredited vocational training.
Location Merrilands Community Centre – 35 Sturdee St, Reservoir
Mode of Study Classroom based (may include relevant off-site excursions)
Days Wednesday and Thursday
Time 9.00am – 1.00pm
Dates 26 April – 22 June, 2023 (no classes on school or public holidays)

* potential to join after start date

Duration 9 sessions
Cost Concession: $50

Full: $86

Fee For Service: $834

+ Service & Amenities Fee

Enrolment Call Prace on 9462 6077 for a pre-enrolment interview
Amenities Tea and coffee provided. BYO snacks

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

This course counts towards Workforce Australia mutual obligation requirements.


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

An ongoing program to develop digital literacy skills for work and study.
Our small, supportive classes are designed for people who left school early or had an interrupted education and want to improve their reading, writing and
numeracy skills.

The program covers the general operation and safe use
of technology including:

• Developing literacy skills for work and study
• General operation and safe use of equipment
• Managing files and folders
• Accessing and navigating the internet
• Social networking and email
• Microsoft 365

Pathway This course prepares participants for employment, volunteering or further study requiring basic computer skills. Including the Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology.
Location Merrilands Community Centre – 35 Sturdee St, Reservoir
Mode of Study Teacher supported learning in a classroom/computer lab
Days Tuesday
Time 9.00am – 12.00pm
Dates 2 May – 20 June, 2023 (no classes on school or public holidays)

* potential to join after start date

Duration 8 sessions
Cost Concession & Full: $32

Fee for Service: $312

+ Service & Amenities Fee

Enrolment Call Prace on 9462 6077 for a pre-enrolment interview
Amenities Tea and coffee provided and BYO snacks

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

This course counts towards Workforce Australia mutual obligation requirements.

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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