Trade Skills Courses

Women in the Men's Shed

An opportunity for the ladies of the community to come down and expand their knowledge and skills with woodwork, tools, and other general maintenance. We are making a chopping board!!!

Four themes to cover all bases:

Plumbing - tap washers, leaking pipes or overflowing gutters

Garden - lawn mower maintenance, tools to have or not to have

Car & mechanics - know about your car or change your tyres/wheels.

Wood work - fix your door hinges, recycle a piece of timber into something beautiful.

The workshops will develop depending on how creative the participants want to be.

Date & Time: Tuesdays starting 8th October 2019,

5:30 - 8:30pm (5 sessions)

Course Fee: $21.60 + Amenities $15.00 + Manual $33.40

Cost: $70.00 ACFE subsidised (Full Fee: $240.00)


Learn the skills to volunteer or get a job in Horticulture.

Do you have a green thumb and a love of the outdoors?

Certificate II in Horticulture will give you a taste for a career in this rewarding industry.

Learn from GOTAFE's leading horticulture experts, who will give you work ready skills in growing and caring for plants, including propagation and a range of landscape projects.

We are partnering with GOTAFE. (GOTAFE is the trading name of Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE, RTO - 3094, CRICOS - 03654D)

Cost (Concession): $252.09 + Course Materials $261.50 = $513.59

          Full fee: $1,741.59 + Course Materials $261.50 = $2,003.09

Now taking expression of interest for 2020.


Provide First Aid

We have a great service now with delivery of the Apply First Aid Course being offered every month.

On offer is CPR, Refresher and the Full course (Online or pre-work book component required before the day for the Full course).

Also available if needed: Asthma & Anaphylaxis  for minimum of 4 participants.


Also a new requirement is to apply for a USI (Unique student identifier) this is an easy process that can be done online.


The Delivery for Staying Alive Provider is to complete a work book or online component before the commencement of a 1 day course for provide First Aid.

Refresher required every 3 years, CPR must be updated every 12 months.


Date & TIme :  Friday 8th November 2019 or Friday 17th Jan 2020, 10.00am - 5.00pm

Cost: Provide First Aid $190, Refresher $190, CPR $90, 

Anaphylaxis $70


If you need training outside of the monthly dates, please don't hesitate to call as this provider can take small groups.


Snow Sports Training Course

  • LOCATION:        BRIGHT CHALET, 113 Delany Ave, Bright

  • DATES:             Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Last week of May 2020

  • COST:               $390  BYO Lunch or Lunch Box Order for Friday & Sunday. Morning and afternoon tea are provided.


The Snow sports training course will enter its 16th consecutive year offering tuition and hands on training to current and prospective employees within the snow sports industry. The course will run over 3 days including 10 key modules and 4 group sessions. 


AIM: The course is designed to teach new and prospective employees the skills required to work in a retail and/or rental ski outlet and show a high level of proficiency. For employers, the course accelerates the learning skills of new employees and maximizes their potential in store from day 1.


STRUCTURE: The course is structured to teach the following skills:

  • Snowboard . - The perfect storm

  • Hand tuning and repairs.-  From Rental to Race!

  • Boot fitting  –Sizes/Widths/Materials for ski and board

  • Boot fitting  – Retail - achieving the fit

  • Foot beds.  – A workshop on building foot beds

  • Alpine bindings – Retail/ Rental systems

  • Stone grinding – Structures explained

  • Textile . - How fabrics work

  • Rental- set up and systems

  • Eyewear and Helmets


COST: The cost of the course for 3 days is to be advised.  This includes the cost of manuals, workshop equipment and consumables such as foot beds, waxes etc…

  • This is to paid before commencement of course.



  • The Bright Chalet has onsite accommodation.  The Coach House offers accommodation in town.  Both offer very attractive packages for the 3 nights.



All bookings to be made through Mt. Beauty Neighbourhood Centre. 

Contact details are:

Ph: 03 5754 1166

Fax: 03 574 1662




Farm Chemical Users 

This two day course provides the required training for many Industry Quality Assurance Programs and is necessary to apply for the Victorian Agricultural Chemical Users Permit. 


This course will cover:

  • Determining the need for chemical use

  • Preparing application/spray plan

  • Preparing chemical mixes

  • Calibrating application equipment

  • Applying chemicals

  • Cleaning equipment and complete records

  • Transport and handle chemicals and biological agents

  • Store chemicals in the workplace

  • Record storage details


Dates: Taking Bookings for Term 4 2019 now

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm

Cost: TBA

Venue: TBA

min 10 people - max 16.


Chainsaw Operations

This short course is designed for people working in the basic operation of chainsaws and Pole saws for basic cross cutting.

The two day course is designed to provide skills in the operation of chainsaws and the promotion of safe working practices for people with limited experience of chainsaws.

Participants will gain skills and knowledge in the following:

  • Chainsaw selection

  • Personal protective equipment selection and use

  • Safety procedures and guidelines

  • Sharpening and maintaining chainsaws

  • Site assessment

  • Cross cutting procedures

  • Pole saw operations (FWPCOT3228)

  • Operate and maintain chainsaws (AHCMOM213)

  • Trim and fell trees (FWPCOT2239)


Date and Time: To be Announced 

Taking expression of interest

Cost: TBA

Min 8-10 max participants.