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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 Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident, intermediate reading & comprehension, drivers license, physically fit, motivated. Desirable:
Safety awareness
Course Description: Gain the essential employability skills required to be successful as a labourer in this dynamic and rewarding industry.

In this program you will meet industry representatives from a leading employer in the civil construction industry and develop industry specific knowledge to pursue a career as a labourer.

Course includes:
• Problem solving and teamwork
• Workplace communication
• Conflict resolution
• Industry specific OHS requirements
• White card training
• Group interview with Winslow recruitment manager

Pathway: Employment in the civil construction industry or further training – Certificate II in Civil Construction
Location Wallan Neighbourhood House
42 Bentinck St, Wallan
Mode of Study Classroom based learning
Days Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
Time 9.30am – 3.00pm
Dates 20 Feb – 10 Mar 2023
Duration 9 sessions
Cost Concession & Full: $48

+Service and Amenities Fee $10

White Card Training $149. Limited sponsorship may be available via employment agencies and/or Prace to cover the cost of the White Card. Please contact us for further information regarding this.

Enrolment Call Prace on 9462 6077 or visit us at Merrilands Community Centre – 35 Sturdee St, Reservoir

 

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 None
Course Description: Build your confidence using computers and gain new skills you can put into practice right away.

Join our small friendly classes and learn about:
• Computer hardware
• Software types
• Basic Windows 10 commands
• Microsoft 365 programs
• Entering and formatting data
• Saving and filing documents
• Internet and email basics

This program is designed for PC compatible computers. Students will work on PC computers running the Windows 10 operating system.

Pathway: This course builds participants skills for employment, volunteer opportunities or accredited study (e.g. Certificate I or 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 Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time 10.00am – 1.00pm
Dates 14 February – 4 April 2023

(No classes on public holidays or school holidays)

Duration 15 sessions
Cost Concession and Full: $50

+ $10 Service and Amenities Fee

Enrolment Call Prace on 9462 6077 or visit us at Merrilands Community Centre – 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.

This course counts towards Workforce Australia mutual obligation requirements.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Age 55+

Citizen or permanent resident of Australia

Course Description: Join our small, friendly, interactive classes and get excited about using  technology! We’ll bring the iPads so you can discover the basics of how
they work!The iPad and Tablet is a powerful tool with infinite possibilities!
Learn how to use the iPad or Tablet for everyday functions such as taking photos and connecting with family. Our flexible and supportive classes are perfect if you are new to the world of technology.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, Corner Lithgow St & Mandalay Cc, Beveridge
Mode of Study Teacher supported learning in a classroom/computer lab
Days Mondays
Time 10.00am – 12.30pm
Dates 30 January – 27 March 2023

(No classes on public or school holidays)

Duration 8 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.

This course counts towards Workforce Australia mutual obligation requirements.

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 4 October – 6 December 2022
Duration 18 sessions
Cost Concession: $15

Full: $15

+ $10 Service and Amenities Fee

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.

This course counts towards Workforce Australia mutual obligation requirements.

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 11 July – 14 November 2022

(No classes on public or school holidays)

Duration 16 sessions
Cost Concession: $25

Full Fee: $50

+ $10 Service & Amenities Fee

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.

This course counts towards Workforce Australia mutual obligation requirements.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Age 55+

Citizen or permanent resident of Australia

Course Description: Join our small, friendly, interactive classes and get excited about using  technology! We’ll bring the iPads so you can discover the basics of how
they work!The iPad and Tablet is a powerful tool with infinite possibilities!
Learn how to use the iPad or Tablet for everyday functions such as taking photos and connecting with family. Our flexible and supportive classes are perfect if you are new to the world of technology.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, Corner Lithgow St & Mandalay Cc, Beveridge
Mode of Study Teacher supported learning in a classroom/computer lab
Days Mondays
Time 10.00am – 12.30pm
Dates 1 May – 26 June 2023

(No classes on public or school holidays)

Duration 8 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.

This course counts towards Workforce Australia mutual obligation requirements.

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 including:

• 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 TBC
Time TBC
Dates TBC

(No classes on public or school holidays)

Duration 6 sessions
Cost Concession & Full: $32

+ $10 Service and Amenities Fee

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.

This course counts towards Workforce Australia mutual obligation requirements.

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