Programs Guide - Term 3 (12th July - 17th September)

3 & 4 Year Old Pre-Kindergarten

Our experienced early childhood educators have designed our sessions to prepare your child for Kindergarten, with a structured educational program.

Fee Assistance: Childcare Subsidy Now Available

Day: Monday & Wednesday Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm Fees: $36 per session

Day: Tuesday & Friday Time: 9:30am to 2:30pm Fees: $60 per session

To learn more about government fee assistance and Childcare Subsidy go to: https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/child-care-subsidy or contact our Childcare staff for more information

Warehouse & Distribution

Building low level English Literacy & Numeracy Skills, Employability Skills, Skills and Understanding of Australian Standard of Work, Health & Safety (WHS) Skills. Understanding of the Australian workplace and communication on the factory floor. Increase job potential and/or create realistic prospects for promotion.

Day: Tuesday to Thursday
Date: 20th July to 16th September
Time: Tues 12pm to 3pm &
Wed 9:30am to 12:30pm & Thu 9am to 3pm Fees: $25

Learn English Playgroup **NEW**

In this small friendly class, you will be given help with reading, writing and speaking English while making new social connections. Children newborn to 4 years welcome. Qualified Childcare Staff assist

Flexible Learning – Join anytime 

Day: Mondays (For parents with children) Time: 1.00pm-3.00pm
Date: 12th July to 13th September Fees: $2 per session

Introduction to Computers

Computer basics for beginners or minimal computer knowledge, Covers windows 10, word documents, internet, help menus and email, plus more.

Flexible Learning – Begin your 8-week course anytime

Day: Thursdays
Date: 15th July to 16th September Time:9:30amto11:30pmOR 12.00pm-2.00pm Fees: $25

Customer Service Skills- Call Centre Training

In this 4-week course you will learn effective customer service skills, communication skills, conflict resolution, data entry and keyboarding skills, work ethic, employment expectations and much more.

Covering a wide range of customer service skills, to help you gain a greater appreciation of a range of employment roles in retail, administration, various industry and business, as a potential career for you!

Day: Tuesday to Friday
Date: 17th August to 10th September Time: 9:30am to 2:30pm
Fees: $25

Advanced Customer Service Skills

In this course you will learn to define your personal pitch objectives, how to develop a structure for an effective presentations, how to conduct meetings including time management and effective exchanging of information. Understanding networking and how to find the right networking group. Plus much more to help you build good customer relationships.

Day: Tuesday
Date: 13th July to 17th August Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm Fees: $25

Practical Computer Skills

In this course you will learn file management, shortcuts, social media, internet research, Microsoft programs, google docs/sheets/slides, Dropbox & One drive plus more

Day: Monday
Date: 19th July to 30th August Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm Fees: $25

Practical Computer Skills Advanced

In this course you will continue to develop your computer knowledge on programs such as Google Docs, sheets and slides along with Google forms, search and Chrome extensions.

Day: Monday
Date: 26th July to 6th September Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $25

Intro to Digital Skills for Business

This is a fundamental program to understand the framework of the various digital touch points in a business, from email/calendar management, team communication tools, task management, document collaboration, building and managing social media platforms.

Day: Monday
Date: 9th August to 1st November Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $25

Bookkeeping & Finance

You will learn the skills you need to set up and manage finances of a small business effectively and efficiently. You will also be assisted in finding the right bookkeeping program for you and your needs.

Day: Wednesday
Date: 1st July to 8th Septemeber Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $25

Intro into Employment – Practical Skills for Life Work & Study

The focus of this course is to introduce learners to the 8 key employability areas of Communication, Teamwork, Problem Solving, Initiative and Enterprise, Planning and Organising, Self Management, Learning and Technology.

Day: Wednesday
Date: 21st July to 1st September Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm Fees: $25

Customer Service Skills

This 4-week course covers a wide range of customer service skills, to help you gain a greater appreciation of a range of employment roles in retail, administration, various industry and business, as a potential career for you!

You will learn effective customer service skills, communication skills, problem solving, data entry and keyboarding skills, work ethic, employment expectations and much more.

Day: Tuesday to Friday Date: 13th July to 6th August Time: 9:30am to 2:30pm Fees: $25

Learn English Basic (1)

In this small friendly class, you will be given help with reading, writing and speaking English while making new social connections.

Flexible Learning – Join anytime

Tuesdays
Date: 13th July to 14th September Time: 9:30am to 11:30am
Fees: $2 per session

Learn English Advanced (2)

In this small friendly class, you will be given help with reading, writing and speaking English while making new social connections.

Flexible Learning – Join anytime

Day: Wednesday
Date: 14th July to 15th September Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Fees: $2 per session

Creative Arts

Ready to create an artistic masterpiece? Suited to all levels, whether you are a beginner or a veteran of the brush, this is the class for you. These painting workshops will test and improve your artistic potential in every medium. If you have a project in mind, but don’t know where to start, the tutor will assist you in painting your masterpiece in no time. Please bring along all art supplies you will need to complete your project, including paints, brushes, and artwork medium.

*Basic list provided on enrolment

Day: Friday
Date: 16th July to 13th August & 20th August to 17th September Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm & 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Fees: $75 per 5 week course

Patchwork Quilting & Basic Sewing

Learn how to make a quilt or complete unfinished objects. Make a cushion, tote bags, pillowcases, aprons. If you are not sure how to start a project, bring it along and we will assist you. Learn how to take up trousers/ jeans, replace a zip or other small repairs to make your clothes wearable. Learn how to make easy simple clothes such as boxer shorts, PJ pants, elastic waisted shorts/skirts. Embroidery, stitches and smocking also offered.
Materials: Basic sewing machine
required – straight and zig zag stitch only. Scissors, pins, thread, fabric, patterns, rotary cutter (if doing quilting).
We have mats and rulers for use in class.

Day: Tuesday
Date: 13th July to 10th August & 17th August to 14th September Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $75 per 5 week course

Carers Retreat

Enhance your well-being and take time out from your caring role by taking part in a four- week art and mindfulness program especially for you!

Explore a variety of creative art-making processes and mindfulness techniques in a welcome and friendly space with a small group of carers.

No previous art-making experience required – the emphasis is on the creative process, relaxation and gentle insight.
Art materials and Lunch provided weekly

Day: Monday
Time: 11;00am to 2:00pm Fees: FREE for Carers

Bookings essential

Qigong

Qigong is a wonderful way to get some gentle healing exercises, strengthen the immune system and de-stress. In these uncertain times Qigong is perfect to bring us out of the worrying overthinking state, into a peaceful place and help us to cope. The slow gentle physical movements of Qigong combined with the breath and mindfulness can bring you out of an overactive thinking mind and bring the body into a relaxed state where the body’s natural healing mechanism can do its work.

Day: Tuesday
Time: 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Fees: $60 4-Week Bundle Or Casual $18

Welcome to your Community Garden

The Hallam Community Garden is open for everyone within our local community and we are encouraging anyone who is interested in gardening and would like to join us, in maintaining the garden, to contact us. We will keep you updated via Facebook, our website, local newsletters and flyers. This garden is designed to cater for all ages and abilities, with many areas, it will be a space that you can access locally to meet, learn and share.

Community Garden Workshops

We plan to have many workshops to assist you in growing food at home.

Workshops to be announced

Childcare available to course participants between 9:30am to 12:30pm
Places are Subject to availability

Occasional Care

Occasional Care subject to availability Day: Thursday
Time: 9:45am to 11:45am
Fees: $12 per hour

Bookings essential and fees charged unless 24 hours notice of cancellation is given. *Note: we can offer minimum 2 hours and maximum 3 hours occasional care on other days within Childcare session times.

Playgroups – Facilitated

Our mixed age playgroups are an engaging experience for both children and adults. Each session is designed to support children in all aspects of their development through fun and educational activities including music and movement and art and craft while supporting Parents and Caregivers at the same time. Our playgroup is facilitated by experienced, qualified and caring Early Childhood Educators with a passion for our community.

* Children up to 12 months of age are FREE.

Day: Thursday
Time: 9:45am to 11:45am
Fees: $55 per 10 week term for 1 child

$65 per 10 week term for 2 children

Our fees are structured per term based on weeks, fees are adjusted accordingly if terms are of lesser or greater duration.

TUNING IN TO KIDS WORKSHOP

Are you on the same wavelength with the children in your care?
This popular 6 week program presented
by Unting will assist parents of children aged 2-10 years to tune into and help your child/ren’s manage their emotions. Limited placcs.

Mondays 9.45am-12.15pm 19th July to 23rd August **FREE ** 

Please contact us if you are interested

Childcare available to course participants between 9:30am to 2:30pm. Places are Subject to availability.