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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 Age 55+

Citizen or permanent resident of Australia

Course Description: Join our small, friendly, interactive classes and get excited about using  technology!

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 15th April – 3rd June 2024

(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 None
Course
Description:
Gain the essential employability skills required to be successful in the  hospitality industry.

No experience necessary as you will gain the skills that will prepare you to hit the ground running to fill the labour shortage currently advertised in the hospitality industry.

This 3 week program includes:
• Hands on training in a cafe environment
• Connect with industry representatives and employment opportunities
• Workplace communication and conflict resolution
• Resume and interview preparation
• Industry specific OHS requirements

Pathway: Employment in the hospitality industry, education pathways.
Location Wallan Neighbourhood House – 42 Bentinck Street, Wallan
Mode of Study Classroom training, practical experience working with a commercial espresso machine plus off-site tasks/research/excursions
Days Wednesday & Friday
Time 9:30am – 2:30pm
Dates 29th May – 14th June 2024
Duration 6 Sessions plus
2 x 5 hour industry placements
Cost Student to supply own apron

Concession & Full: $43

+ $10 Service & Amenities Fee

Enrolment  Call Prace on 9462 6077 or visit us at Merrilands Community Centre – 35 Sturdee St, Reservoir
Amenities Tea & 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 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 – 12.30pm
Dates 2nd May – 25th June 2024

(No classes on public holidays or school holidays)

Duration 16 sessions
Cost Concession & 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 Completion of an ‘Introduction to Computers’ program or equivalent
Course Description: Build you confidence using Microsoft 365 and gain essential skills you can put into practice right away.

Microsoft 365 is one of the most common home and business computer application suites and this course introduces you to it’s essential programs (Level 1).

You will learn:
• Word process skills
• Introduction to MS PowerPoint
• Introduction to MS Excel

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

Pathway: Builds skills for employment, volunteer opportunities or 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 Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time 10.00am – 1.00pm
Dates 16th July – 12th September 2024

(No classes on public or school holidays)

Duration 18 sessions
Cost Concession: $50

Full: $58

+ $10 Service & Amenities Fee

Additional cost: workbooks x 3 (total price $68)

Enrolment Call 9462 6077 or visit us at Merrilands Community Centre. Or, call 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 Age 55+

Citizen or permanent resident of Australia

Course Description: Join our small, friendly, interactive classes and get excited about using  technology!

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 15th July – 2nd September 2024

(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 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 TBC

(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 None
Course Description: An introduction to the basics of Australian Sign Language (Auslan) that will enable you to communicate with members of the Deaf Community in both social and work situations.

The course will cover:
• Learning to sign
• Greetings and introductions
• Basic conversation
• Develop practical Auslan skills – including counting and visual gestures

Pathway: This program prepares participants for employment, volunteering or further study, including the Certificate II in Auslan
Location Wallan Neighbourhood House
42 Bentinck Street, Wallan
Mode of Study Face-to-Face
Days
Time
Dates  

(No classes on public holidays or school holidays)

Duration 8 sessions
Cost Government Subsidised:
$25Non-Subsidised:
$250+ $10 Service & Amenities Fee
Enrolment Contact the Prace office on 9462 6077 or 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 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 TBC
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.

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