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Courses in Wallan


In partnership with Wallan Neighbourhood House and The Centre, Prace is now delivering courses in Wallan. See below for course information.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements ‘Introduction to Computers’ program or equivalent

 

Course Description: This program will build skill and confidence in the use of essential Microsoft Office 2019 programs (Level 1) for personal, work and study purposes running on Windows 10 operating system.

The course will cover:

  • An extension to basic word processing
  • Introduction to MS PowerPoint 2019
  • Introduction to MS Excel 2019

Note: program designed for PC compatible computers

Pathway: Potential to use skills for work/volunteer opportunities or pathway into accredited study (e.g. Certificate I/II in Information, Digital Media and Technology)
Location Wallan Neighbourhood House

42 Bentinck Street, Wallan

Mode of Study Teacher supported learning in a classroom/computer lab
Days Tuesday and Thursday
Time 10.00am – 1.00pm
Dates 13 July – 09 September 2021

(No classes on public or school holidays)

Duration 18 sessions
Cost Concession: $15

Full: $15

Optional Workbooks x 3: $66 (recommended)

Enrolment Contact Prace office on 9462 6077 or

Wallan Neighbourhood House on 5783 1450

Amenities Tea and coffee provided, BYO lunch/snacks

 

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Basic computer skills
Course Description: Develop the pre-employment skills sought by local Community Services sector Employers.

Join our small, friendly classes and explore employment and training pathways for roles in a range of in demand careers:

• Aged Care and Personal Care
• Disability Support and Individual Support
• Youth and Social Work
• Health Care services
• Education Support and Early Childhood Education

Pathway: This course prepares students for further study in a range of
courses including: Certificate II in Community Services, Certificate
II in Health Support Services, Certificate II in Early Childhood,
Certificate III in Education Support, Certificate III in
Individual Support and Certificate IV in Disability.
Location Wallan Neighbourhood House
42 Bentinck St, Wallan
Mode of Study Teacher supported learning in a classroom
Days Thursday
Time 9.00am – 3.00pm
Dates 3 February – 7 April 2022
Duration 10 sessions
Cost Concession: $50

Full: $64

+ Service and Amenities Fee $10

Enrolment Call Prace on 9462 6077 or Wallan Neighbourhood House office on 5783 1450

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Age 55+

Citizen or permanent resident of Australia

Course Description: Learn how to use the iPad & Tablets for everyday functions such as taking photos and connecting with family.
In this class you will learn:
• Basic iPad/Tablet functions
• How to download apps
• How to take great photos and videos
• Sending emails and attachments
• Brain games to keep your mind sharp!
• Skills to keep you safe on the Internet
Pathway: Volunteer work
Location Greater Beveridge Community Centre
Mode of Study Teacher supported learning in a classroom/computer lab
Days Monday
Time 10.00am – 12.30pm
Dates 14 February – 4 April 2022

(No classes on public or school holidays)

Duration 10 sessions
Cost FREE
Enrolment Prace Office ph. 9462 6077 or contact Anne at the Greater Beveridge Community Centre office on 5734 6395 or email anne.coall@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au

 

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements None
Course Description: This beginners’ course will give you the confidence to perform a range of basic tasks on a computer.

The course will cover:

• Using computer hardware

• Understanding software types

• Using basic Windows 10 commands

• Using Microsoft Word 2019 (entering data, formatting, saving & filing)

• Introduction to internet and email

Note: Program designed for PC compatible machines

Pathway: Certificate I/II in Information, Digital Media and Technology. Work or volunteer opportunities requiring basic computer skills
Location Wallan Neighbourhood House, 42 Bentinck Street, Wallan
Mode of Study Teacher supported learning in a classroom/computer lab
Days Wednesday and Thursday
Time 10.00am – 1.00pm
Dates 16 February – 7 April 2022

(No classes on public holidays or school holidays)

Duration 16 sessions
Cost Concession and Full: $15

Fee for Service: $427

+Service and Amenities fee

Enrolment Contact Prace Office, ph. 9462 6077 – 35 Sturdee St, Reservoir or call Wallan Neighbourhood House office on 5783 1450

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Suitable for young people aged 17+
Course Description: Gain the skills you need to confidently find employment and enter the workplace.

Project Work Ready is a pre-employment program designed to give you the confidence and skills to attain employment. During the program you will receive assistance with tailoring applications, applying for jobs and learn from guest speakers.

Pathway: Employment &/or volunteer work
Further Education and Training
Location Teacher supported
learning in a classroom
Mode of Study Online facilitation – students will need access to the internet and a computer
Days Friday
Time 10:00am – 1:00pm
Dates 29 April – 1 July 2022

(No classes on public or school holidays)

Duration 10 sessions
Cost $15

(Full funded places available through Prace Reconnect – eligibility criteria apply)

Enrolment Call 9462 6077 or visit us at Merrilands Community Centre
or phone Wallan Neighbourhood House office on 5783 1450

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Citizen or permanent resident of Australia
Course Description: This friendly and supportive program will help local residents build confidence in speaking, listening, reading and writing English. Studying English can:
• enable you to participate in your COMMUNITY
• improve EMPLOYMENT opportunities
• create avenues for further EDUCATION
Pathway: Further study (English, vocational studies), volunteer work, employment
Location Wallan Neighbourhood
House, 42 Bentinck Street, Wallan
Mode of Study Face to face
Days Monday
Time 9.30am – 12.30pm
Dates 21 February – 20 June 2022

(No classes on public or school holidays)

Duration 16 sessions
Cost Concession & Full: $50

+Service and Amenities fee $10

Enrolment Call Prace on 9462 6077 or contact
Wallan Neighbourhood House on 5783 1450

 

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

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