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Community News

Learn digital skills and work as a team in this hands-on course to produce a newsletter for the PRACE community.

See our Community News archive for previous years’ editions.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Interest in writing, photography or design

Sufficient literacy skills to be able to participate

Basic computer skills

Access to a laptop/PC and internet connection at home

Course Description: A hands-on course in which participants work as a team to produce a newsletter for the PRACE community. Students learn the basics of editing, design and layout while developing their skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Paint/PaintNet and time management.

Enthusiasm and a willingness to learn are essential. You don’t need high level writing skills to start this program. You just need an interest in the world around you, a bit of creativity and a desire to communicate. An interest in art, design or photography would be a bonus.

  • Accredited literacy programs (e.g. CGEA)
  • Pre-accredited/accredited vocational training
  • Work or volunteering
Location Remote learning from home
Mode of Study Teacher supported learning in a remote classroom using Zoom and Google sites
Days Friday
Time 9.30am – 2.30pm
Dates Semester program

4 February – 24 June 2022

(no classes on school or public holidays)

Duration 19 sessions
Cost Concession: $50

Full: $108

+ Service & Amenities Fee

Enrolment At Prace Office ph. 9462 6077
Amenities N/A


Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.