Program

Our Adult Community Education (ACE) courses are for people to develop their computer skills and other workplace skills in small, friendly classes.

2019 – 2020 Courses

  • Sustainable Gardening in a Changing Climate
  • Introduction to  MYOB
  • Excel – It All Adds Up
  • Creative Words and Pictures
  • Discover Watercolours
  • Mastering Microsoft Word
  • Computer Basics – Not as hard as you think
  • Pathways to Web Development
  • Let’s Get That Job

Participant eligibility criteria apply

Each course contains a unit from Cert 1 Foundation Skills Training Package.

Sustainable Gardening in a Changing Climate

Learn how  to garden sustainably in our changing climate. Water usage, organic matter, worm count, carbon content, micro flora, plant selection, worm farming, weed control, recycling, beneficial insects & bird habitat plus more will be covered.

This course contains a unit from Certificate 1 in Foundation Skills Training Package – FSKLRG05 Use strategies to plan simple workplace tasks.

Course Details:
Dates: Wednesdays 16 October – 12 November & Tuesday – 19 November 2019 (last session is a field trip on our community bus)
Times: 10am – 1pm
Where: The Hut Community Centre
Cost: FREE

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Discover Watercolours

Have you ever wanted to try watercolour painting but never knew where to start? Then this course could be perfect for you whether you are an existing painter or totally new to art. Working in a small, supportive group you will have fun learning the basics and some of the advanced tricks and apply them to the creation of your own choice

Basic materials supplied

This course contains a unit from Certificate 1 Foundation Skills Training Package – FSKNUM10 Identify and describe common 2D and some 3D shapes for work.

Course Details:
Dates: Mondays 14 October – 18 November 2019
Times: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Where: The Hut Community Centre – Community Room
Cost: FREE

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Creative Words and Pictures

Unlock the endless possibilities of Microsoft PowerPoint and Word.

Learn to use creative formatting techniques for text and images in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to produce impressive documents and image or photo presentations to increase your skills for employment.  Course is adapted to suit participants.

This course contains a unit from Certificate 1 in Foundation Skills Training Package – FSKWTG02 Write basic workplace formatted texts.

Course Details:
Dates: TBA
Times: TBA
Where: The Hut Community Centre
Cost: FREE

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Lets Get That Job

Identify career goals, skill gaps and training options for your preferred job. Write and adapt cover letters and resumes for each job application. Practise your interview skills and learn how to best present yourself during an interview for employment. You will have the opportunity to participate in a simulated interview to practice and improve your interview skills.

This course contains  units from Certificate 1 Foundation Skills Training Package

Course Details:
Dates: TBA
Times: TBA
Where: The Hut Community Centre
What to bring: Your latest resume and cover letter
Cost: FREE

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Mastering Microsoft Word

Learn to use Microsoft Word to produce well formatted documents to increase your skills for employment. Topics covered include creating a document, formatting, page appearance and more. Course is adapted to suit participants.

This course contains a unit from Certificate 1 Foundation Skills Training Package.

Course Details:
Dates: TBA
Times: TBA
Where: The Hut Community Centre
Cost: FREE

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Pathways to Web Development

An introduction to web development. Gain an understanding of basic formatting, software and create a basic web page.

This course contains a unit from Certificate 1 in Foundation Skills Training Package.

Course Details:
Dates: TBA
Times: TBA
Where: The Hut Community Centre
Cost: FREE

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Computer Basics – Not as hard as you think

 

Learn the basics of using a computer including creating simple text documents, file management, terminology, searching the internet, email and much more.

This course contains a unit from Certificate 1 in Foundation Skills Training Package – FSKLRG05 Use strategies to plan simple workplace tasks.

Course Details:
Dates: TBA
Times: TBA
Where: The Hut Community Centre
Cost: FREE

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Excel – It All Adds Up

Learn how to use Excel for home, work or study. A great tool for budgets and much more!

This course contains a unit from Certificate 1 in Foundation Skills Training Package – FSKDIG02 Use digital technology for simple workplace tasks

Course Details:
Dates: Fridays 18 October – 22 November 2019
Times: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Where: The Hut Community Centre – Community Room
Cost: FREE

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Introduction to MYOB

An introductory course to using MYOB computer software.  This is suitable for people who have basic computer skills and who wish to learn how to use MYOB software for bookkeeping for future work/home/volunteering/study.

This course contains a unit from Certificate 1 Foundation Skills Training Package – FSKDIG02 Use digital technology for simple workplace tasks.

Course Details:
Dates: Thursdays 17 October – 21 November 2019
Times: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Where: The Hut Community Centre
Cost: FREE

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