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Building Healthy Soils

Building Healthy Soils

This course is for those who would like a deeper understanding of the natural systems at work within the soil. Welcome to the facinating world of the soil food web; the microscopic world that forms soils and feeds and protects plants. During this course you will learn how to harvest micro-organisms from your local area and apply them to your soil whilst gaining an understanding of the plant socio-biome and how you can work to enhance your environment to allow these natural systems... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Use oral communication skills to participate in workplace meetings (FSKOCM004)
  • Use digital technology for routine and simple workplace tasks (FSKDIG002)
  • Write short and simple workplace information (FSKWTG003)
Building Healthy Soils

<p><strong>This course is for those who would like a deeper understanding of the natural systems at work within the soil.</strong></p>

<p>Welcome to the facinating world of the soil food web; the

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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.

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

Welding for Women, An Introduction

Welding for Women, An Introduction

If you’ve always wanted to learn electric MIG welding but have never had the opportunity, here’s your chance. Let metal Artisan / Fabricator, Nyree take you on a journey to greater independence and practical, creative empowerment through the amazing world of metalwork! You’ll be instructed on types of welders and their uses before specifically focusing on the versatile mig welder. We’ll compare gas vs. gasless set-ups, learn about different metals, types of welds and problem... [More]
$275 Limited inc GST / $248
Welding for Women, An Introduction

<p>If you’ve always wanted to learn electric MIG welding but have never had the opportunity, here’s your chance. Let metal Artisan / Fabricator, Nyree take you on a journey to greater independence and

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

Backyard Food Production

Backyard Food Production

Growing your own herbs and vegetables can be a rewarding and exciting experience. This course provides you with a mix of practical information and hands-on experience to achieve great results. During this 8 week course, you will become part of a small team who will be the custodians of our backyard vegetable garden plot at our purpose designed 1-acre permaculture site located at Mullumbimby Community Gardens (MCG). We will follow the seasons of a north coast vegetable garden.... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Engage in short and simple spoken exchanges at work (FSKOCM002)
  • Estimate, measure and calculate with routine metric measurements for work (FSKNUM015)
  • Read and respond to routine workplace information (FSKRDG010)
Backyard Food Production

<p>Growing your own herbs and vegetables can be a rewarding and exciting experience. This course provides you with a mix of practical information and hands-on experience to achieve great results.</p>

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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.

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

Mindfulness & Healthy Lifestyle

Mindfulness & Healthy Lifestyle

Learn simple mindfulness techniques that will help to calm busy minds. If you are struggling with an overthinking intellect, anxiety, or insomnia, these basic meditation practices can help you to be more present to each moment, slow down and quiet the chattering of the mind. We will learn how to meditate and integrate some mindfulness techniques in your every day life. No experience needed. What to bring: Comfortable clothes A yoga mat A comfortable cushion to sit on (or 2)... [More]
$180 Limited inc GST / $162
Mindfulness & Healthy Lifestyle

<p>Learn simple mindfulness techniques that will help to calm busy minds.</p>

<p>If you are struggling with an overthinking intellect, anxiety, or insomnia, these basic meditation practices can help

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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.

English Skills for Work and Study

English Skills for Work and Study

The ability to use English with confidence in all skill areas - reading, writing and oral communication - is necessary for successful work or study. It not only broadens work and study options, but makes work and study easier, more productive and more enjoyable. This course is aimed at people who feel that their work and study life would be better if they improved their English skills. Over eight weeks you will be: Provided with plenty of opportunities to practice your speaking and... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Interact effectively with others at work (FSKOCM007)
  • Write simple workplace information (FSKWTG006)
  • Use oral communication skills to participate in workplace teams (FSKOCM006)
  • Read and respond to simple informal workplace texts (FSKRDG006)
English Skills for Work and Study

<p>The ability to use English with confidence in all skill areas - reading, writing and oral communication - is necessary for successful work or study. It not only broadens work and study options, but

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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.

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

Afro Cuban Percussion II

Afro Cuban Percussion II

Master the second phase of traditional Afro-Cuban Percussion in this Level II course. Explore the rich history and culture of these ancient rhythm patterns and instruments. Come to understand their journey and how each one evolved, including the basics of sound and technique. Fine tune your skills with variations and a world of new knowledge while learning how to understand the clave and its importance in keeping the time throughout each composition. Come and fuel your mind with... [More]
$250 Limited inc GST / $225
Afro Cuban Percussion II

<p>Master the second phase of traditional Afro-Cuban Percussion in this Level II course.</p>

<p>Explore the rich history and culture of these ancient rhythm patterns and instruments. Come to

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

Visual Art - Plant Life Drawing 2

Visual Art - Plant Life Drawing 2

This 8-week course will extend your creative focus as we explore the work of significant artists while studying plants and natural forms through a variety of mediums and processes. Experimenting with a range of drawing and painting techniques, exploring composition, mark-making and materiality, you will be guided through working on both small format to large scale compositions. You do not need prior experience for this course - it is for anyone (from complete beginners to... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Use oral communication skills to participate in workplace meetings (FSKOCM004)
  • Use short and simple strategies to organise highly familiar workplace tasks (FSKLRG016)
  • Write routine workplace texts (FSKWTG009)
Visual Art - Plant Life Drawing 2

<p>This 8-week course will extend your creative focus as we explore the work of significant artists while studying plants and natural forms through a variety of mediums and processes.</p>

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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.

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

Natural Building Introduction

Natural Building Introduction

Come along to learn about various earthen building materials such as straw bales, cob, mud bricks & light earth, and learn how to use them in your project. This introduction course will be a combination of class time and hands on time. Please come wearing clothes that can get muddy! What to bring A pen & paper Refreshments Important information Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time... [More]
$198 Limited inc GST / $178
Natural Building Introduction

<p>Come along to learn about various earthen building materials such as straw bales, cob, mud bricks & light earth, and learn how to use them in your project.</p><p>This introduction course will be a

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

Playful Painting Weekend

Playful Painting Weekend

There will be dancing, splashing, spraying, scraping, dripping, laughing and a head-over-heels love affair with colour. Each of us will be painting on a large canvas, adding new layers, in a fun and encouraging environment. Rediscover your enthusiasm for life and uncover painting talents you never knew you had. What to bring: Glass or plastic jar for water Large sheet/drop cloth Hairdryer Water spray bottle Paper towels and Chux super wipe Acrylic paint palette or a pack of cheap... [More]
$180 Limited inc GST / $162
Playful Painting Weekend

<p>There will be dancing, splashing, spraying, scraping, dripping, laughing and a head-over-heels love affair with colour. Each of us will be painting on a large canvas, adding new layers, in a fun

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