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Courses at Olivine By Mirvac – Shared Space Community Centre


Prace classes are now in Donnybrook! Join our small, friendly classes to improve your employability and connect with your local community.

Prace and Mirvac Victoria have partnered to provide adult education courses at Olivine By Mirvac – Shared Space Community Centre in Donnybrook.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Basic English Language Skills
Citizen or permanent resident of Australia
Course Description: Are you currently working and want to improve your English communication skills? Then, this course is for you.
The course will focus on professional English for the workplace including pronunciation, grammar, punctuation and active listening skills.
Pathway: Career advancement with your current employer Further study (English, vocational studies), employment
Location Olivine by Mirvac—Shared Space Community Centre
Mode of Study Face to face
Days Tuesday
Time 6.00pm – 8.30pm
Dates 17 August – 21 December 2021

(No classes on public holidays or school holidays)

Duration 18 sessions
Cost Concession and Full: $50

+Service and Amenities fee $10

Enrolment Contact Prace office on 9462 6077

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 Olivine by Mirvac – Shared Space Community Centre
Mode of Study Face to face and online (due to Covid)
Days Tuesday
Time 9.30am – 12.30pm
Dates 24 August – 7 Dec 2021

(No classes on public or school holidays)

Duration 14 sessions
Cost Concession & Full: $50

+Service and Amenities fee $10

Enrolment Contact Prace office on 9462 6077

 

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Intermediate English language & literacy skills
Basic Internet & Email skills
Citizen or permanent resident of Australia
Course Description: In this course you will:
• Build computer skills for seeking work
• Build confidence and personal effectiveness when seeking work
• Tailoring cover letters and resumes
• Develop internet and email skills
• Apply skills developed to real life situations
• Entering data, formatting, sharing, saving & filing documents
Pathway: Employment and/or volunteer work
Further Education and Training
Location Olivine by Mirvac – Shared Space Community Centre
Mode of Study Face to face plus industry guest speakers and self-directed research
Days Thursday
Time 9.15am – 11.45am
Dates 19 August – 16 December 2021

(No classes on public or school holidays)

Duration 16 sessions
Cost Concession: $50

Full: $75

+Service and Amenities Fee $10

Enrolment Contact Prace office on 9462 6077

 

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Intermediate English language & literacy skills
Basic Internet & Email skills
Citizen or permanent resident of Australia
Course Description: In this course you will:
• Gain an introduction to online job applications
• Tailoring cover letters and resumes
• Compose professional emails for job applications
• Develop interview & presentation skills
• Build confidence and personal effectiveness when seeking work
• Participate in a Self Assessment to assist in identifying transferrable skills
• Learn to apply the “8 Step—Job Search Approach” which includes responding to selection criteria requirements
Pathway: Employment &/or volunteer work
Further Education and Training
Location Olivine by Mirvac – Shared Space Community Centre
Mode of Study Classroom training, self-directed labour market research, plus industry guest speakers
Days Friday
Time 9.30am – 3.00pm
Dates 8 October – 10 December 2021

(No classes on public or school holidays)

Duration 10 sessions
Cost Concession: $50

Full: $60

+Service and Amenities Fee $10

Enrolment Contact Prace office on 9462 6077

 

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident, 18+, intermediate reading & comprehension, full probationary driving license, physically fit, motivated. Desirable: Safety awareness.
Course Description: Gain relevant employability skills required for success as a labourer in the civil construction industry. This course has been codesigned with industry and will provide an overview of roles and career pathways within the industry.
Pathway: Employment as a labourer in the Civil Construction Industry, Cert II in Civil Construction.
Location Olivine by Mirvac—Shared Space Community Centre &
Prace Mernda Campus
Mode of Study Classroom based learning
Days Monday – Wednesday
Time 9.30am – 3.00pm
Dates 8 November – 24 November

(No classes on public or school holidays)

Duration 9 sessions
Cost Concession & Full: $40

+Service and Amenities Fee $10

White Card Training $150. 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 Contact Prace office on 9462 6077

 

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
Citizen or permanent resident of Australia
Course Description: A short course to learn about a range of different apps that can assist you in the workplace. Learn how to use a number of different video conferencing apps including Zoom, MS Teams and Google Meet.

You will also be introduced to apps currently popular with many workplaces such as Survey Monkey, Canva and Google Calendar and Google Forms.

Pathway: Improved skills for work.
Location Olivine by Mirvac – Shared Space Community Centre
Mode of Study Teacher supported learning in a classroom with laptop computers
Days Thursday
Time 6.00pm – 8.30pm
Dates 7 October – 9 December 2021

(No classes on public or school holidays)

Duration 10 sessions
Cost Concession & Full: $30

+Service and Amenities Fee $10

Enrolment Contact Prace office on 9462 6077

 

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Sound computer skills

Basic understanding of bookkeeping an advantage

Citizen or permanent resident of Australia

Course Description: A short course for those who want to learn how to use a computer-based accounting system (MYOB) to perform basic bookkeeping procedures.

Content will cover:

  • customising a company file
  • processing sales/purchases
  • processing cash transactions
  • generating reports
  • preparing bank reconciliations
  • generating a BAS (Business Activity Statement)

Note: program focuses on PC compatible machines

Pathway: Work/volunteering or home-based businesses requiring basic bookkeeping/MYOB skills.

Further study: qualifications within the Financial and Business Services Training Packages

Location Olivine by Mirvac – Shared Space Community Centre
Mode of Study Teacher supported learning in a classroom/computer lab
Days Friday
Time 9.15am – 12.15pm
Dates 10 September – 17 December 2021
Duration 13 sessions
Cost Concession & Full: $43

+ Service & Amenities Fee $10

Additional cost: workbook  $29

Enrolment  Prace Office  ph. 9462 6077 

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

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