Information Technology

Computer Basics – An Introduction to Computers

A back to basics computer course for complete beginners or those with limited computer skills.

In a supportive environment, this course covers content which includes basic computer skills; basic word processing; and an introduction to the Internet and using email.

This is an ideal course for anyone requiring basic computer literacy and skills for computer use in the workplace.

Thursdays 1.00pm – 3.30pm (weeks 1 & 8 finish ½ hour later)
8 Week Course – 11 October to 13 December
No classes 8 & 15 November

Cost: $50.00

Subsidised by Adult Community & Further Education Ref: 18ALNIntCom

Enrol in this course by phoning us on 9803 2335 or email info@vslc.org.au

Computers – Intermediate

This course is perfect for people who want to build on their computer skills.  Ideal for anyone who has successfully completed a basics or  beginners computer course and are now ready for their next challenge.

This course covers working with files and folders; computer security; Internet search techniques; MS Word features including working with templates, clip art; pictures, shapes, SmartArt, and tables.

Fridays 9.30am – 12.00pm (weeks 1 & 8 finish ½ hour later)
8 Week Course – 12 October to 14 December

Cost: $50.00

Subsidised by Adult Community and Further Education Ref: 18EMPinComB

Enrol in this course by phoning us on 9803 2335 or email info@vslc.org.au

Excel Basics for the Workplace

Designed as an entry level course with a focus on introducing learners to MS Excel (spreadsheets for beginners with basic computer skills), this course gives learners an insight into the basic requirements of computer literacy required in a workplace environment, and provides examples of basic spreadsheet applications for personal and/or study purposes.

Wednesdays 6.30pm – 9.00pm (weeks 1 & 8 finish ½ hour later)
8 Week Course – 10 October to 12 December
No classes 7 & 14 November

Cost: $90.00 (includes manual)

Subsidised by Adult Community & Further Education Ref: 18EMPExelA

Enrol in this course by phoning us on 9803 2335 or email info@vslc.org.au

Working with Digital Media

This course gives learners an insight into how a practical knowledge of, and skills in, the use of digital media applications can be applied in workplace environments, and for personal use.  Course content includes working with photo editing tools; visual and audio software applications; animation; and using Moviemaker.

Thursdays9.30am – 12.00pm (weeks 1 & 8 finish ½ hour later)
8 Week Course – 11 October – 13 December
No classes 8 & 15 November

Cost: $50.00

Subsidised by Adult Community & Further Education Ref: 18EMPdigmed

Enrol in this course by phoning us on 9803 2335 or email info@vslc.org.au

Literacy and Numeracy

English as a Second Language (ESL) Beginners Classes

English language at a basic level.
Course includes learning to use common words in:
– speaking
– reading
– writing
– computing in activities of daily living in Australian culture.

(All languages / cultures welcome)

Mondays 9.30am – 12.30pm
10 Week Course – 8 October to 10 December

Cost: $50.00

Subsidised by Adult Community & Further Education Ref: 18ALNeslA

Enrol in this course by phoning us on 9803 2335 or email info@vslc.org.au

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Classes

Continuing on from ESL Beginners, this course enhances the listening and speaking outcomes of the English as a Second Language courses. These classes may incorporate some computer work

(For all languages and all levels)

Mondays 1.00pm – 4.00pm
10 Week Course – 8 October – 10 December

Cost: $50.00

AND / OR

Wednesdays 1.00pm – 4.00pm
10 Week Course – 10 October – 12 December

Cost: $50.00

Subsidised by Adult Community and Further Education Ref: 18ALNeslB

Enrol in this course by phoning us on 9803 2335 or email info@vslc.org.au

Literacy and Numeracy

A hands on course to support people who have experienced barriers to education in the past and need intensive support to re engage with learning.

Tuesdays 9.30am  –  12.00pm (weeks 1 & 8 finish ½ hour later)
8 Week Course –  16 October to 11 December
No class 6 November

Cost: $50.00

Subsidised by Adult Community & Further Education Ref: 18ALNlitnum

Enrol in this course by phoning us on 9803 2335 or email info@vslc.org.au

Vocational

Art as Therapy

Worldwide research shows there are strong links between creating art and a person’s health and wellbeing.  Through Art people can develop supportive social networks, discover and develop new skills, increase their self-esteem, and improve the sense of control over their lives.

This course aims to assist people who are experiencing barriers to gain personal confidence to move forward in life with a goal to pursue either further study and/or volunteer / employment opportunities.

Through an art based therapeutic process, participants create a visual Art Journal using a multitude of mixed mediums.  With the support and guidance of an experienced holistic Art Therapist, participants learn to gain an understanding and meaning of barriers and how to move forward through them.

Wednesdays 9.30am – 12.00pm (weeks 1 & 8 finish ½ hour later)
8 Week Course – 17 October to 5 December

Cost: $50.00

Subsidised by Adult Community & Further Education Ref: 18VOCArtThe

Enrol in this course by phoning us on 9803 2335 or email info@vslc.org.au

Hospitality – Basic Work Skills

Are looking for work in the Hospitality industry, but have no experience? Then this is the course for you!

Using our onsite Café as a learning space, this course will provide an opportunity to teach participants basic hospitality tasks from the ground up.  This course will also include some simple cooking instruction.

Tuesdays 10.00am – 2.00pm (weeks 1 & 5 finish ½ hour later)
5 Week Course – 23 October to 27 November
No class 6 November

Cost: $50.00

Subsidised by Adult Community & Further Education Ref: 18VOCBasHos

Enrol in this course by phoning us on 9803 2335 or email info@vslc.org.au

MYOB for Beginners

This introductory course will teach learners to set up and use MYOB’s basic functions in a small business or home environment.
Basic computer skills required.

Tuesdays 6.30pm – 9.00pm (weeks 1 & 8 finish ½ hour later)
8 Week Course – 16 October to 11 December
No class 6 November

Cost: $90.00 (includes manual)

Subsidised by Adult Community & Further Education Ref: 18VOCmyobA

Enrol in the course by phoning us on 9803 2335 or email info@vslc.org.au

 

Office Administration – Short Course

Preparing yourself for the challenges of seeking employment, including returning to work, can be daunting.

This course is designed to provide practical strategies, useful advice, and tips to help participants gain confidence and skills to prepare themselves for entering the workforce, returning to work, and volunteer opportunities.

This course will include creating a Resume – how to write and adjust your resume and cover letter for specific jobs.

Tuesdays 1.00pm-3.30pm (weeks 1 & 8 finish ½ hour later)
8 Week Course – 16 October to 11 December
No class 6 November

Cost: $50.00

Subsidised by Adult Community & Further Education Ref: 18EmpOffAd

Enrol in this course by phoning us on 9803 2335 or email info@vslc.org.au

SYOB (Start Your Own Business)

Interested in starting your own business, but don’t know where to start?

This 8 week cohesive introductory course is designed for people with an interest in starting a micro-business (1-4 employees).

Topics include: Inception; Legal; Financial; Documentation; Online presence; Promotion; Networking & Support; and The Next Step, providing participants with an overview of considerations and requirements of starting a small business.

Tuesdays 9.30am – 12.00pm (weeks 1 & 8 finish ½ hour later)
8 Week Course – 16 October – 11 December
No class 6 November

Cost: $50.00

Subsidised by Adult Community & Further Education Ref: 18VOCSYOB

Enrol in this course by phoning us on 9803 2335 or email info@vslc.org.au