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Ballarat Neighbourhood Centre

Employment Focused

Become Work Ready

The Work Ready program gives job seekers the chance to learn, develop and grow their employment skills; expand your knowledge of the workplace and understand the best way to find and keep a job.

Length: 20 hours - 8 weeks
Cost: FREE

Become Work Ready (Youth)

The Become Work Ready (Youth) program gives younger job seekers the chance to learn, develop and grow their employment skills; expanding their knowledge of the workplace and understanding the best way to find and keep a job.

Length: 20 hours - 8 weeks
Cost: FREE

Customer Service Skills

Visit a retail site and learn from employers what customer service skills they need and how you can develop great skills.

Length: 5 hours - 2 sessions
Cost: FREE

Get Job Ready!

Are you job ready but in need of assistance in landing your dream role? We can hep you with your resume, cover letters and applications.

Length: 5 hours - 1 session
Cost: FREE

Build your Skills, Keep that Job!

Do you need assistance in upskilling or understanding your work responibilities? Congratulations on getting a job, we can now help you understand how to keep it.

Length: 15 hours - 3 sessions
Cost:  FREE

Skills for Work and Study: Health Services

Find out more about jobs in the health sector. Enhance your employability skills through participation in individual and group activities. Visit local employers and talk to them about employment opportunities.

Length: 80 hours - 8 weeks
Cost: $65

One Life Many Careers

The program is available to any person seeking to gain skills and knowledge around re-engaging with employment. Learn to clarify a career or industry direction and develop an action plan that aligns with your goals.

Length: 5 hours - 1 session
Cost: $10

Become Money Smart

This course aims to provide learners with essential numeracy skills required to successfully create a personal budget, decipher the many financial offers they are exposed to and live within their means.

Length: 5 hours - 2 sessions
Cost: FREE

Find a Job: Aged Care

What is the Aged Care industry all about? Gain experience and knowledge about the industry before you start working in it. No previous experience necessary.

Length: 15 hours - 3 sessions
Cost: $35

Find a Job: Call Centre

Do you like talking to people and have some basic computer skills? This course will help you understand how call centres work, what is required to work in one and introduce you to local employers looking for staff. No previous experience necessary.

Length: 15 hours - 3 sessions
Cost: $35

Find a Job: Childcare

An industry in demand! As Ballarat's population increases, so does the demand for Childcare workers. Hear from industry experts about what it takes to make it in Childcare.

Length: 15 hours - 3 sessions
Cost: $35

Find a Job: Cleaning

What is the Cleaning industry all about? Gain experience and knowledge about the industry before you start working in it. 

Length: 15 hours - 3 sessions
Cost: $35

Find a Job: Hospitality

Find out what hospitality is all about. A fast paced, exciting, and demanding industry, with many opportunities for employment.

Length: 15 hours - 3 sessions
Cost: $35

Find a Job: Retail

Learn what employers are looking for. Enjoy talks from guest speakers. Visit a retail site.

Length: 15 hours - 3 sessions
Cost: $35

Find a Job: Trades

What are apprenticeships and how do you access them? Find out what trades are available.

Length: 15 hours - 3 sessions
Cost: $35