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Ballarat Neighbourhood Centre

Independent Living

Please Note:

Whilst we offer a range of courses suitable for participants with disabilities, we are not a disability provider. Our Adult Education courses are designed to help people find employment or to continue their education at a TAFE or similar provider.

If you have a disability and are interested in attending a course please:

Basic Computers

An introductory class for learners to develop their digital skills. Suitable for all ages, this course will help learners become confident using computers.

Length: 20 hours - 8 weeks
Cost: $65

Cooking

An introductory class for learners to develop their cooking skills. Suitable for all ages, this course will help learners become confident in the kitchen.

Length: 20 hours - 8 weeks
Cost: $65

Finances

An introductory class for learners to develop the fundamental financial skills they will need to live and work independently. Suitable for all ages, this course will help learners understand how to manage their money

Length: 20 hours - 8 weeks
Cost: $65

Gardening

An introductory class for learners to develop gardening skills. Suitable for all ages, this course will help learners become confident in the garden.

Length: 20 hours - 8 weeks
Cost: $65

Basic Cooking Skills

Do you want to develop and improve your cooking skills? This hands-on cooking class will build your self esteem and confidence as you prepare simple and nutritious meals.

Length: 3 hours - 4 weeks
Cost: $65

Practical Literacy & Numeracy

Improve your basic skills. Become more confident in everyday situations. Suitable for people with disabilities.

Length: 20 hours - 8 weeks
Cost: FREE

Note: This course is designed for learners with higher needs and requires a pre-enrolment interview and assessment. If you are interested in enrolling in this course, please contact the office with your expression of interest. A staff member will contact you to organise your interview and assessment.

Training Tailored for You

If you have a group of 8 or more participants, talk to us about an Adult Education course tailored to meet your needs. With over 60 courses, pick from our existing courses or work with us to design one for your group.  Courses can be delivered on the day, time or location of your choice. For more information download the brochure below.