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PRE-ACCREDITED TRAINING

Take your next step with us!

Pre-accredited programs offer basic or introductory training for people who want to take the first step back into learning. 

 

As a Learn Local organisation, we offer a range of education and training programs designed to meet your learning needs.  We can help you return to study, improve your reading, writing and maths skills, gain a qualification, get a job or learn something new.

 

The following is a brief description of the courses currently on offer.  Please phone the office for further information or to register your expression to enrol in a class.

Computers: 
Ready to Work, All things Digital, MS Office Next Step

10 weekly sessions 9am – 12pm (Ready to Work, MS Office Next Step)

 

Beginner & intermediate courses to help you gain confidence with Windows, Excel Spreadsheets, Resume Writing and much more.  

6 weekly 1 hour sessions  (Digital Matters)

 

Skills to live, learn & work in a Digital World.  Flexible relaxed learning about zoom, online study & online shopping.  Including how to set up your devices, online accounts , safely navigating the internet & Bluetooth & Wi-Fi connectivity.  

 

No experience needed! 

Introduction to Hair

10 weekly sessions 10am – 2.00pm

Always wanted to try your skills in the Hairdressing Industry?  Want to start your career in a hairdressing environment?  Now is your chance. 

Course content includes: OHS; team work; analysing hair; preparing clients; shampooing; head massage; blow drying techniques & working with clients.

 

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Working in Floristry (Level 2)

7 weekly sessions 10am – 2pm

 

A direct pathway from Introduction to Floristry, this course brushes up on skills & knowledge learned previously.  While learning new skills such as corporate events, weddings & casket work for funerals.

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Becoming a Barista

1 weekly session 10am – 2pm (All terms)

 

Looking to gain employment in a café and kick start your career in the hospitality industry?

 

Session will include:

  • customer service

  • basic coffee making

  • different coffee styles

  • machine maintenance 

Ready for Hospitality

10 weekly sessions from 10am – 1pm

 

Would you like to build on your cooking skills?  The focus of this course is to develop your confidence in the kitchen while socialising, cooking and enjoying affordable and nutritious meals.  

The course will include:

  • working with others

  • planning healthy meals

  • cooking within a budget

  • safe food handling

  • share prepared meals

 

Flower Arrangement
Introduction to Floristry

7 weekly sessions 10am – 2pm

Would you like to learn how to create hand tied posies & stunning center pieces?  Start your career in floristry? 

This course covers: flower identification & storage; basic flower handling & use of floristry tools.

Learning take place in a real-life floristry setting.

Grow with your Garden

10 weekly sessions from 10am – 1pm

 

Want to learn new skills, start your own business or enrol in further study?  Come on down and learn in a fun garden environment.  

  • plant trees & shrub

  • propagate cuttings

  • general garden maintenance

  • landscape construction

Sessions will include: 

  • garden safety

  • identify plants

  • install garden irrigation

  • lay paving

Building & Construction

10 weekly sessions from 10am - 1pm

 

Climb the ladder to a colourful career.  Work with your hands while you learn new skills you can use across the building and construction industry, as well as specific skills in painting and decorating.

This project based program will include: plan & organise work; measure & calculate; use of small hand tools; work safety; preparing surfaces for painting &staining.

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Accounting
Book-keeping basics using Xero

 10 weekly sessions from 10am – 1pm 

Wanting to have a better understanding of cloud-based book-keeping in small business?  This course will help you build confidence while familiarizing yourself Xero accounting software.  Skills will include,

  • Pay bills-track and pay bills on time!

  • Bank Connections-Get bank data using bank feeds.  Setting up the bank feeds.

  • Bank reconciliation-Automated reconciliation through bank feed.

  • GST-Calculating GST and submitting activity statements.

  • Payroll-Pay wages and report payroll details

  • Invoicing-Sending invoices and reminders.

 

You can also request more information with this form:

To request more information:


Contact the Office

Mon to Thu from 9am - 1pm

5154 1788
info@orbostedcentre.org.au

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