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Life Skills

These programs will allow you to develop life skills to encourage independence, skills like travel, budgeting, cooking and so much more!

Adult Reading & Writing for Everyday Use

Literacy and numeracy skills for people with a disability. You will develop skills to read aloud to other people, fill in simple forms, reading newspapers, reading your mobile phone and numeracy skills for shopping.

Yarraville Community Centre
Better Reading & Writing

A program for adult learners that focuses on basic literacy. It gives learners structure, direction and the development of reading, writing, numeracy and learning skills. Employment pathways will be specific according to individual choices. The course is delivered over 20 weeks – 6 hours per weeks.

Wyndham Community and Education Centre
Independence Building: Skills for Life as an Adult Learner

Balancing adulthood and study can be hard! Lucky this program is here to help you to learn how to budget, make the most of Centrelink and the NDIS and understand how to read bills and invoices. Build skills in time management for work and home life, travel training, and understanding the rental market.

Laverton Community Education Centre
Kitchen Operations for Life and Work

Let’s get cooking! This program will support you to understand how to budget, menu plan, shop, cook for yourself and prepare for work in the hospitality industry. You will learn basic OHS risks in the kitchen and how to manage them, how to follow basic recipes for healthy eating and cultural origins of meals.

Laverton Community Education Centre
Cooking in the Kitchen and Art

Cooking and art for people with a disability. This 2-part program gives participants a practical, sensory, hands-on opportunity to create scrumptious, healthy meals together. The second half of the session includes sketching, painting and visual arts.

Yarraville Community Centre
Introduction to Computers

Learners will use Microsoft  Office  and internet explorer to learn basic skills in Word to create documents, and learn how to send emails.. Students will gain an understanding of the Health & Safety issues when using a computer and of the workplace. Students will  complete  tasks such as creating a to-do list, a flyer and some basic letters.

Williamstown Community and Education Centre
Communication Skills / Basic Literacy

Program (5 Hours per week) providing support for developing Communication skills, reading, writng and numeracy for people with a disability.  Using  teamwork and cooperation through a range of activities including basic reading , writing, art and fun activities people with disabilities will improve their communication and everyday living skills.

Williamstown Community and Education Centre
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