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Ballarat Neighbourhood Centre

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Please Note:

Whilst we offer a range of courses suitable for participants with disabilities, we are not a disability provider. Our Adult Education courses are designed to help people find employment or to continue their education at a TAFE or similar provider.

If you have a disability and are interested in attending a course please:

Basic Computers & Beyond

In this computers for beginners class, learn how computers work and gain confidence using them. No prior experience necessary.

Length: 22 hours - 9 weeks
Cost: $65

Basic Computers In a Digital Age - Apple

In this computers for beginners class, learn how computers work and gain confidence using them. No prior experience necessary.

Length: 20 hours - 8 weeks
Cost: $65

Business Administration Skills

Administration supports all types of industries and allows you to work across all parts of the workforce. Develop your administration skills using Microsoft Applications and learn how to type business letters, emails, touch typing and book appointments.

Length: 30 hours - 10 weeks
Cost: $65

Compass for Parents and Carers

The course will provide learners with an introduction to digital literacy including the school adapted program Compass and internet technology.

Length: 5 hours - 2 weeks
Cost: $35

Excel for Beginners

Never used Excel before or need to develop your knowledge in this software? Then this course will help you grow your practical skills so you can use Excel with confidence.

Length: 10 hours - 4 weeks
Cost: $40

Intermediate Computers

Take your computer skills beyond the basic.
Enhance your Microsoft Applications skills and move into new Internet and email skills.

Length: 22 hours - 9 weeks
Cost: $65

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI)

This course will introduce you to the basic concepts of AI with hands-on activities using the various application tools.

Length: 5 hours - 2 sessions
Cost: $35

Introduction to the Internet

This course aims to introduce learners to the
fundamental features of the internet.

Length: 5 hours - 2 sessions
Cost: FREE

Multimedia Basics with Apple Computers

The course introduces students to the world of multimedia with a focus on Apple hardware and software and multi-devise usage (eg smart phones, tablets, laptops and desktops).

Length: 40 hours - 16 sessions
Cost: $ tbc

MYOB Account Right Beginners

Expand your employment choices and learn basic book keeping concepts with our MYOB Beginners program.

Length: 20 hours - 8 weeks
Cost: $120

MYOB Account Right Intermediate

Moving on from basic book keeping, learn about more complex customer invoicing, Business Activity Statements, accounting for GST, payroll, and recording.

Length: 20 hours - 8 weeks
Cost: $120

Online Learning Support

The course will assist learners who have enrolled in an online course or are about to enroll in one.

Length: 12 hours - 4 sessions
Cost: $35

Prepare for Study Skills

This program is for learners who are seeking to re-engage with learning as a pathway to preaccredited or accredited education, employment or community participation. The program looks to improve learners' study practices.

Length: 20 hours - 8 weeks
Cost: $35

Xero

Xero offers a cloud-based accounting software platform for small and medium-sized businesses. This class is designed for learners who have no previous experience using Xero and provides skills in using Xero to gain the necessary knowledge to perform financial tasks.

Length: 20 hours - 8 weeks
Cost: $120

Training Tailored for You

If you have a group of 8 or more participants, talk to us about an Adult Education course tailored to meet your needs. With over 60 courses, pick from our existing courses or work with us to design one for your group. Courses can be delivered on the day, time or location of your choice. For more information download the brochure below.