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Ballarat Neighbourhood Centre

Garden and Landscape

Gardening Up Jobs

Gain employment skills by building and developing  local community gardens which can assist you in finding work or further training in horticultural, nursery, retail, trades and outdoor jobs.

Length: 90 hours - 9 weeks
Cost: $65

Build a Garden: Landscaping from Scratch

Would you like to improve and develop your skills to  design a simple garden landscape? 

Length: 20 hours - 8 weeks
Cost: $35

Garden Basics: Improving Soils for Vegetables

Would you like to reduce garden costs and improve veggie patch performance? Join our hands-on introduction into developing great soil for the home or professional gardener.

Length: 25 hours - 5 weeks
Cost: $35

Literacy Through Community Gardening

Enjoy fresh air and the feeling of the dirt on your fingers in our beautiful community garden while working on your reading, writing, and computer skills.

Length: 20 hours - 8 weeks
Cost: $35

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.