English for Pleasure

With Chris Opie

An informal class for those people wishing to improve their English through conversation, reading and writing, in a social setting.

Mondays 10.30am - 12.30pm
29 Jan 26 March
(no class 12 March)                  
16 April - 25 June                
(no class 11 June)                  

Basic Numeracy and Literacy

with Rebecca Creswick                                         

Adult learners will have the opportunity to improve skills in basic numeracy and literacy. This course will help those who have struggled to stay in contact with formal education, especially during their schooling years. This is not an ESL course.

Wednesdays 1pm - 3pm
7 February - 28 March            
18 April - 6 June
(no class 25 April)
$45 (ACFE eligible students only)


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French class - Beginners B

New sign with Sylvie Parment           

This class is for people who already have learned some French a long time ago and wish to refresh it.                 
Thursday 7pm - 8.30pm       
Term 2        
19 April - 7 June            
$190 (8 weeks)

Working with Word: Introduction to Internet and Email

with Tim Beacham

A beginners guide to learning the basics of Microsoft Word, understanding email practices, and accessing the internet.

Tuesdays 10am - 12.30pm
6 February - 27 March
17 April - 5 June
(no class 25 April)
$60 (ACFE eligible students only)


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Speaking Australian

New sign Come along to gain confidence and practise your English language skills in a friendly, welcoming environment.
Designed for immigrants.                
Tuesdays 10am - 11.30am                
6 February - 27 March 
17 April - 26 June               

Seniors Computer Club

with Tim Beacham

Do you need to use technology to keep in touch with the world? Technology changing faster than you can keep up? Don’t want to commit to a long term class? If you answered yes to any of these, this club might be just right for you. Our resident computer teacher will attend most sessions, but there will be volunteer and we hope, in time, peer help and support. To keep the price really affordable, we ask you to pay for sessions in advance and use them as you need.

Thursdays 1pm - 3pm
1 February - 29 March
19 April - 28 June
$80 for 10 sessions

History Project

An exciting project to create an interactive website incorporating stories and images from both the 40th of Holden Street’s operation and the local community, past and present. The project is being undertaken to celebrate Holden Street’s 40 years anniversary and will be launched at the end of 2019. We are looking for two or three community members to join the planning group, which will also include other key local services. We will also be looking for people interested in contributing stories. Get in touch if you would like to be included.

1st Monday of each month
12pm - 4pm

Public Internet Access

Come in for free use of our computers and internet when there are no classes being held. Practise what you have learned in class, surf the web or try social media. Ask our friendly volunteers for help.
Mondays 1pm - 4pm
(assisted by Eddie)
Wednesdays 9.30am - 12.30pm
(assisted by Andrew)
Scanning and printing available.
Photocopying by prior arrangement.
Charges apply.

Introduction to Hospitality 1

with Maddison Ippolito

This class introduces the basic concepts of food safety practices, food hygiene, food preparation, menu planning and presentation. Teaching pace and style are designed for adults with a disability.                                                             

Mondays 10am - 1.15pm
29 January - 26 March
(no class 12 March)                     
16 April - 18 June
(no class 11 June)
$103 (ACFE eligible students only)   


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One-to-one IT help

New sign with Tim Beacham               

Individual computer support by appointment. Please see office for bookings.                           

Basic Literacy through Cooking 1

Basic literacy skills are embedded into a fun and tasty course. Participants will strengthen their understanding of budgeting, while preparing nutritious meals. Specially designed for adults with a disability.

Wednesdays 9.45am - 12.45pm
31 January - 28 March
18 April - 20 June
(no class 25 April)                     
$125* (ACFE eligible students only)
*includes materials fee


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Google Apps and the Cloud

with Tim Beacham

An in-depth look at all the Google Apps and how to use the cloud to sync information across different devices.

Mondays 10am - 12.30pm
5 February - 26 March
(no class 12 March)                     
16 April - 18 June    
(no class 11 June)
$70 (ACFE eligible students only)


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