Learn Local Courses 2020



All courses are a minimum of 20 hours.


Introduction to  English 20ALNINTENG Starting Term 2


April 13 to June 22| Mondays     | 10.45am - 12.45pm | TERM 2

Improve your English for work, for study or for life in the Australian community with an English class for adults from non-English speaking backgrounds.

Come and try our class and improve your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.      This class is taught by an experienced and qualified tutor.

Fees and charges: $35 or $20 concession (*eligibility rules apply)


Introduction to Computers 20ALNINTROCOMP


February 4 to March 24    | Tuesdays   |   12.30 - 3.00 pm | TERM 1

This course is a basic introduction to computers and digital devices, Microsoft Office programs as well as using the internet, email and other useful applications of information technology for home, work and study. There will also be opportunities to learn more about how to use smart phones and tablets. This course can lead into our Introduction to Office Administration course, our free Digital Devices workshops or an eight week Digital Devices course .

Fees and charges: $35 or $20 concession (*eligibility rules apply)


Digital Devices 20ALNIGDEV  Starting in Term 2


April 16 to June 24    | Wednesdays   |  9:30 am - 12:30 pm | TERM 2

This course will help you know which digital device best suits your needs. You will develop an understanding of how digital devices are used in the workplace. How to download and use apps, and experience working with apps that are used in the workplace, such as Google apps, Evernote and more.

Fees and charges: $35 or $20 concession (*eligibility rules apply)


Introduction to Office Administration 20VOCOFFADM


April 14 to May 5 | Tuesdays   |  9:30 am - 2:30 pm | TERM 2

This course introduces participants to the skills needed to work in a modern office. Skills such as word processing, basic Excel, business communication, basic marketing etc, as well as producing work documents and building your resume.

Fees and charges: $35 or $20 concession (*eligibility rules apply)


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Funding and Eligibility


Learn Local courses are subsidised through the Department of Education and Training Participation Branch and eligibility rules apply. On enrolment participants will be asked to show their green Medicare card as proof of eligibility. 


Participants with a current Pension Card or Health Care Card, may be entitled to a discount. 


Fees and Charges


Funded $35 per course*

Funded (Concession) $20 per course*

Full fee $200 per course

Eligibility rules apply


Combining Courses 


If you combine both courses, the second course will be charged at half price.


*To be eligible for these classes participants must be Australian residents and produce a green Medicare card as evidence of eligibility

Are you looking a jobs training courses?

If you want to increase your employment options or you are an employee and want to enhance your job skills, you might be interested in what is on offer at four of the neighbourhood houses in the City of Whitehorse.

Mitcham, the Avenue@Eley, Clota Cottage and Vermont South have joined together to form MACV and we offer affordable, quality, subsidised *pre-accredited training and courses. You can learn basic computer skills, sign language, office skills, carpentry, horticulture, web designing and more. Please contact us for more information.


Mitcham Community House 9873 4587 



Avenue Neighbourhood House@ Eley 9808 2000



Clota Cottage Neighbourhood House 9899 0062



Vermont South Learning Centre 9803 2335



*Pre-accredited programs are short modular courses designed for learners to gain confidence and skills. They focus on creating pathways to further education and training or a step to employment www.education.vic.gov.au