Trade Skills Courses
All courses are currently on hold until COVID-19 restrictions lifted unless stated
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 second 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.
A pre-reading manual will be sent to participants.
Refresher required every 3 years, CPR must be updated every 12 months.
Date & TIme : Monday 17th August. 2020
Cost: Provide First Aid $190, Refresher $190, CPR $90,
PROVIDE CPR HLTAID001
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid (2020)
Course delivery: This unit will be delivered in a blended learning style. The theory component must be completed online prior to training day, plus approximately 4 hours face-to-face training (practical component).
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: To be advised
5:30 - 8:00pm (5 sessions)
Course Fee: $21.60 + Amenities $15.00 + Manual $33.40
Cost: $70.00 ACFE subsidised (Full Fee: $240.00)
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
Cleaning equipment and complete records
Transport and handle chemicals and biological agents
Store chemicals in the workplace
Record storage details
Dates: Term 4 Tuesday & Wednesday 2020
Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm (2 consecutive days)
Venue: Mount Beauty Neighbourhood Centre
min 10 people - max 16.
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:
Personal protective equipment selection and use
Safety procedures and guidelines
Sharpening and maintaining chainsaws
Cross cutting procedures
Pole saw operations (FWPCOT3228)
Operate and maintain chainsaws (AHCMOM213)
Trim and fell trees (FWPCOT2239)
Date and Time:TBA
Cost: $48.00 if holder of HCC and no previous certificates
$240.00 if holer of HCC and a certificate
$360.00 No HCC
Min 8-10 max participants.
Snow Sports Technician Course
LOCATION: BRIGHT CHALET, 113 Delany Ave, Bright
DATES: To be advised
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.
All bookings to be made through Mt. Beauty Neighbourhood Centre.