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Some of our training is fully funded or subsidised by the NSW Government to help you get the skills you need. At present we receive funding through the following programs:

  • Smart and skilled - for more information about Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria for subsidised or fee free places click here "Smart and Skilled"
  • Adult & Community Education - for more information about Adult & Community Education eligibility criteria for subsidised places click here "Adult & Community Education"
  • Tech Savvy Seniors - for more information about Tech Savvy Seniors click here "Tech Savvy Seniors"

Different levels of funding are available, call and speak to one of our friendly staff to see if you're eligible on 02 6684 3374.

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Visual Art - The Art of Juxtaposition 1

Visual Art - The Art of Juxtaposition 1

The early 20th century technique of including every day material into the field of painting has gone onto influence every field of art practice since. During this 8 week course we will look at the work of various artists known for their use of collage and gain inspiration to construct new images for ourselves. No prior experience is necessary, collage is easy and relies only on a willingness to play with possibilities. Students will be supported to develop the ideas that come from... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Read and respond to simple informal workplace texts (FSKRDG006)
  • Use digital technology for non-routine workplace tasks (FSKDIG003)
  • Write short and simple workplace formatted texts (FSKWTG002)
Visual Art - The Art of Juxtaposition 1

<p>The early 20th century technique of including every day material into the field of painting has gone onto influence every field of art practice since.</p>

<p>During this 8 week course we will look

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You are NOT ENROLLED until we receive a completed application form & payment. Click APPLY NOW which starts the enrolment process, by requesting an Application Form for this course.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Web Design Level 2

Web Design Level 2

In the first course, you would have created a basic website that fulfils your standard needs. In this Level II class, we will further explore Plugins to enhance functions of your site. We will take a closer look at certain styles of Themes and trial them, as well as going into more details on a Template, which includes using customised CSS code. We will be putting security features in place and learn about the basic functions of a Hosting platform. This course also includes the... [More]
$306 Limited GST free / $275
Web Design Level 2

<p>In the first course, you would have created a basic website that fulfils your standard needs. In this Level II class, we will further explore Plugins to enhance functions of your site. We will take

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STOP! "If you live or work in NSW, we have NSW Government subsidised places available ($50.00 Resource Fee only). Click the link HERE to apply or call 02 6684 3374 for more details.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Mental Health First Aid (Standard)

Mental Health First Aid (Standard)

In this internationally recognised training you will learn how to assist an adult who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical, evidence-based action plan. This is a 2-day (14 hour) course and will include a copy of the MHFA manual. Within a week of finishing, each participant is emailed a link inviting them to download and print off their certificate and to provide... [More]
$260 Limited inc GST / $234
Mental Health First Aid (Standard)

<p>In this internationally recognised training you will learn how to assist an adult who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is

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STOP! "If you live or work in NSW, we have NSW Government subsidised places available ($50.00 Resource Fee only). Click the link HERE to apply or call 02 6684 3374 for more details.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

HLT42015 - Certificate IV in Massage Therapy

HLT42015 - Certificate IV in Massage Therapy

Are you passionate about helping others? Interested in how the body works? Looking for a new career? This nationally recognised training in Massage Therapy is your formally accredited pathway to a rewarding profession that also provides incredible flexibility to create your own working conditions. Guided by our highly skilled and industry current trainers, you will develop all the personal and professional skills you need to work as a qualified massage therapist across a diverse... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate IV in Massage Therapy HLT42015.
HLT42015 - Certificate IV in Massage Therapy

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

CHC42015 - Certificate IV in Community Services

CHC42015 - Certificate IV in Community Services

Have you always wanted to make a big difference and have a positive impact on others?    A career in community services is extremely rewarding and focuses on changing people's lives for the better. The role of the community service worker is to advocate for people to significantly improve their quality of life, create solutions and programs to address community needs and provide information and support. A career in community services gives you a purpose in life, knowing that you... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42015.
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships (CHCPRP001)
  • Work within a community development framework (CHCCDE003)
  • Provide advocacy and representation services (CHCADV002)
  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients (CHCADV001)
  • Work with people with mental health issues (CHCMHS001)
  • Use communication to build relationships (CHCCOM002)
  • Assess co-existing needs (CHCCCS004)
  • Develop strategies to address unmet needs (CHCCCS008)
  • Engage respectfully with young people (CHCYTH001)
  • Maintain work health and safety (HLTWHS003)
  • Work legally and ethically (CHCLEG001)
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people (CHCAGE001)
  • Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence (CHCDFV001)
  • Provide brief interventions (CHCCCS014)
CHC42015 - Certificate IV in Community Services

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<p>Have you always wanted to make a big difference and have a positive impact on others?   </p>

<p>A career in community services is extremely rewarding and focuses on

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Click APPLY NOW to request an Application Form for this course.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

AHC42116 - Certificate IV in Permaculture

AHC42116 - Certificate IV in Permaculture

Come on the journey to grow your permaculture know-how right in the green heart of Northern NSW! Permaculture is a richly rewarding career, where you can immerse yourself in sustainable living and organic farming practices. It can provide you with opportunities to work in community development locally and internationally, aid projects, integrated food production or design for sustainable living. This Certificate IV Qualification aims to expand your existing knowledge of... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate IV in Permaculture AHC42116.
  • Provide advice on permaculture principles and practices (AHCPER401)
  • Design harvesting and storage systems for permaculture products (AHCPER407)
  • Manage a permaculture seed bank (AHCPER409)
  • Identify and analyse bioregional characteristics and resources (AHCPER406)
  • Manage organic soil improvement (AHCORG403)
  • Recommend approaches for sustainable community and bioregional development (AHCPER410)
  • Design an urban permaculture system (AHCPER403)
  • Operate within a sustainable community and bioregional development program (AHCPER411)
  • Plan and implement permaculture works (AHCPER404)
  • Select appropriate technology for a permaculture system (AHCPER405)
  • Evaluate suitability of species as solutions for permaculture applications (AHCPER413)
  • Cost a project (AHCBUS407)
AHC42116 - Certificate IV in Permaculture

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<p><strong>Come on the journey to grow your permaculture know-how right in the green heart of Northern NSW!</strong></p>

<p>Permaculture is a richly rewarding career,

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

AHC33816 - Certificate III in Permaculture

AHC33816 - Certificate III in Permaculture

Are you interested in learning permaculture skills to help make lives, homes and communities more sustainable? We offer you the opportunity to immerse yourself in sustainable living in Byron Shire, the green heart of the North Coast. Make like-minded friends in this highly practical course as you gain experience and confidence to transition your life and the lives of others towards a better future. You will learn: Permaculture principles and ethics Integrated plant and animal... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Permaculture AHC33816.
  • Plan organic garden and orchard systems (AHCPER312)
  • Implement crop maintenance and harvesting programs for permaculture systems (AHCPER305)
  • Research and communicate information on permaculture principles and practices (AHCPER301)
  • Test, improve and maintain healthy soil in a permaculture system (AHCPER319)
  • Plan propagation activities for a permaculture system (AHCPER318)
  • Coordinate preparation and storage of permaculture products (AHCPER313)
  • Develop recommendations for integrated plant and animal systems (AHCPER302)
  • Manage plant pests, diseases and disorders in a permaculture system (AHCPER320)
  • Select plant and animal species for permaculture systems (AHCPER316)
  • Maintain integrated plant and animal systems (AHCPER303)
  • Conduct site inspections (AHCWRK311)
  • Install structures for permaculture systems (AHCPER310)
  • Install and maintain permaculture water systems (AHCPER309)
  • Establish an urban permaculture system (AHCPER308)
  • Prepare raw materials and compost feedstock (AHCPHT302)
AHC33816 - Certificate III in Permaculture

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<p><strong>Are you interested in learning permaculture skills to help make lives, homes and communities more sustainable?</strong></p>

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Click APPLY NOW to request an Application Form for this course.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

AHC30716 - Certificate III in Horticulture

AHC30716 - Certificate III in Horticulture

Do you want to grow your passion, while creating and nurturing diverse types of green environments? A career in horticulture is a great choice if you enjoy working outdoors. It can provide you with vast opportunities to work within a wide range of horticulture settings. You will be guided by our highly skilled, industry current trainers who will help you develop the personal and professional skills required to start your career as a sought-after horticulturist, in an evolving and... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Horticulture AHC30716.
  • Conduct site inspections (AHCWRK311)
  • Perform specialist amenity pruning (AHCPGD303)
  • Control weeds (AHCPMG301)
  • Identify plant specimens (AHCPCM303)
  • Collect native seed (AHCECR305)
  • Control plant pests, diseases and disorders (AHCPMG302)
  • Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas (AHCSOL303)
  • Coordinate work site activities (AHCWRK305)
  • Contribute to work health and safety processes (AHCWHS301)
  • Implement a plant establishment program (AHCPGD301)
  • Provide information on plants and their culture (AHCPCM302)
  • Operate machinery and equipment (AHCMOM304)
  • Prepare growing media (AHCSOL301)
  • Implement a propagation plan (AHCNSY306)
  • Maintain nursery plants (AHCNSY301)
  • Install pressurised irrigation systems (AHCIRG331)
AHC30716 - Certificate III in Horticulture

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<p><strong>Do you want to grow your passion, while creating and nurturing diverse types of green environments?</strong></p>

<p>A career in horticulture is a great choice

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Click APPLY NOW to request an Application Form for this course.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support

CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support

Ever wanted to make a real difference in the lives of those living with a disability? A career in the community services sector enables you to work within a flexible and rewarding employment environment. With the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), there is no better time to get involved and learn about how you can support people in your community with a range of daily tasks while supporting their independence and quality of life. This course will enable you... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015.
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability (CHCDIS007)
  • Provide First Aid (HLTAID011)
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care (HLTWHS002)
  • Recognise healthy body systems (HLTAAP001)
  • Support community participation and social inclusion (CHCDIS003)
  • Communicate and work in health or community services (CHCCOM005)
  • Provide individualised support (CHCCCS015)
  • Follow established person-centred behaviour supports (CHCDIS002)
  • Work legally and ethically (CHCLEG001)
  • Support independence and wellbeing (CHCCCS023)
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures (HLTINF001)
  • Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach (CHCDIS001)
CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support

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<p><em><strong>Ever wanted to make a real difference in the lives of those living with a disability?</strong></em></p>

<p>A career in the community services sector

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Click APPLY NOW to request an Application Form for this course.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Reiki Level 1

Reiki Level 1

Reiki is the gentle Japanese method of hands-on energy healing that works on all levels of a person and is simple to use and easy to learn. You will learn how to Reiki yourself, children, pets and plants. You will receive an attunement into Reiki Level 1, an ancient healing symbol of protection and a certificate on completion. This is a healing journey open to everyone for a relaxing and inspiring workshop. Empower yourself today and bring this ancient healing art into your life.... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

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