Social Seniors

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Social Media and Digital Storytelling. In partnership with Yarra Libraries.

Tuesdays 3.30pm - 5.30pm

2 July - 16 July

Free

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.

 

Volunteer support with Andrew 

Wednesdays 9.30am - 12.30pm

 

Scanning and printing available. Photocopying by prior arrangement.

Charges apply.

Intermediate English

with Steve Einfeld

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English as a Second Language for intermediate level students.

Learn more English vocabulary and grammar, improve your pronunciation, and practise your English speaking, reading and writing. For people who can speak, read and write some English and want to get better. This is a class for English improvement not a basic English class.

Bring a notebook and pen with you.

 

 

Tuesdays 1pm - 2.30pm 

Free                                                                 

        

Basic Computer Skills: Photographic Art

with Tim Beacham

This course gives a good grounding in the skills needed for the advertising industry and any job that requires digital presentation skills. Students will use a range of computer software, starting with basic, progressing to a Photoshop equivalent and using presentation software.Students will have the opportunity to produce a photo book (ordered online).

Mondays 9.30am - 12.30pm

22 July - 16 September

7 October - 25 November (no class 4 November)

$85 (ACFE eligible students only)

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Film Making

with Alix Jackson

Theory and practical aspects of film making. Learn how to tell stories in a variety New sign of ways, taking into account such things as shot types, storyboard, composition, editing and post production, using a mix of instructions, illustrations and practical exercises. All equipment provided.


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1 August - 15 August
$25 (ACFE eligible students only)

Basic Numeracy and Literacy

with Bronwen Barton

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
24 July - 18 September
9 October - 13 November

$55 (ACFE eligible students only)


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Stop Motion Animation

With Alix Jackson

This course introduces participants to the basic elements of video production through practical exercises using Stop Motion Animation. Learn about the filmmaking process by creating your own stories. All equipment provided.


Thursday 10am - 1pmNew sign
29 August - 19 September
$180 / Conc. $145

English as a Second Language

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 - 1pm
15 July - 16 September 
7 October - 16 December
Free

 

Coding and Programming

With Tim Beacham

Learn to write simple programmes and understand how programming is used in the modern workplace.  New sign


Tuesdays 6pm - 9pm
7 May - 4 June
$25 (ACFE eligible students only) Learn Local

 

Introduction to Power Point, Publisher and Excel

with Tim Beacham

Course designed to suit beginner or intermediate students. Classes will be slow paced and build on students existing learning, skills and understanding.

Tuesdays 10am - 12.30pm

23 July - 17 September

8 October - 26 November (no class 5 November)

$75 (ACFE eligible students only)

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Be Connected - Seniors Computer Club

Do you need to use technology to keep in touch with the world? Technology changing faster than you can keep up with? 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.


Tuesdays 3.30pm - 5.30pm

$80 for 10 sessions

Foodcraft

with Laura Arrowsmith

This class will focus on cooking nutritious meals on a budget using seasonal produce and/or fruit and vegetables that are “less than perfect”. You wil learn how to shop within a budget, prepare and cook meals, and store food safely.              

Tuesday 9.30am - 12.30pm             
30 July - 17 September                    
$60

One-to-one IT help

with Tim Beacham               

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

Basic Literacy through Cooking 2

Basic literacy skills are embedded into a fun and tasty course that strengthens participants' understandings of budgeting, and their capacity to plan nutritious meals. Specially designed for adults with a disability.

Wednesdays 9.45am - 12.45pm
24 July - 18 September
9 October - 4 December

$140 (ACFE eligible students only)


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