CHILDREN’S SERVICES Our Three Year Old Program We are taking enrolments for 2014 for this popular program. This delightful educational program is run in small groups and assists in social development. Please call for full details. Take a Break: Occasional Childcare We are a Registered Child Care Centre offering Quality Care for your children on Thursdays and Fridays with qualified staff at a low cost. Concession available. Great for that appointment or time out. Bookings are essential for all sessions. Please call 5975 0154. Community Contact Playgroups Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 10am. No need to book. Come along and meet other families while your children have fun. $6 a family and please bring a piece of fruit per child.
ACTIVITIES AND COURSES Counselling Individual, couples, group or family counselling is now available with a qualified counsellor. Free of charge. Contact the office on 5975 4772 for more details. Writers’ Groups Fun and friendly groups for the budding writer to express ideas and keep motivated. New members welcome. Friday mornings 10.00am or Friday evenings at 7.30pm. Gold coin donation. Australian Breast Feeding Association Support Group Nursing mums get together for info and support. Come along and meet other mum’s over coffee and discuss relevant issues. Gold coin donation. Contact the office on 5975 4772 for dates and times. Acrylic Painting Creations Learn the techniques of this flexible medium with Gerda on Tuesday mornings for 8 weeks. Cost $88. Starting Tuesday 15th October Art and Craft Group Join others and learn a variety of skills with Phil our great new tutor, while sharing a cuppa and making new friends. 10.00- 12.00pm Thursdays during Term. Beginners/Intermediate Italian Learn to speak Italian with our native Italian tutor Rosella. Wednesday Mornings 10.15am – 11.45am.Starting 16th October. Cost $96 for 8 lessons. Art Play for Wellness Learn to create beautiful painted and glued collages while sharing a cuppa and a laugh. We will be running several low cost workshops throughout the year. DELETE PLEASE Children’s Art Classes For fun and learning new techniques with a variety of mediums, this one hour class held in a home like environment runs within school terms on Tuesday 15th October from 4.00pm – 5.00pm. Children of varying primary ages and all abilities welcome. All materials provided. For terms fees and enquiries please contact the office on 5975 4772. Level II in First Aid This accredited course will run throughout the year, day and night classes available. CPR and anaphylaxis also available. We will also be offering a number of First Aid workshops for parents throughout the year, focussing on children and babies.
Marine License Training Course covers both Marine License (boat) and Personal Watercraft Endorsement (Jet Ski). Photo ID required. Course runs on Wednesday evenings 6.00 – 10.15pm. Cost $120.00. Yoga/Fit and Fabulous/Walking Group Spring has sprung, come and join MCCI starting from Wednesday 9th October in relaxation and fitness. Starting in Term 4 on a Wednesday will be Yoga at 4.00 – 5.00pm with Tanya. The Fit and Fabulous Group will meet from 5.00-6.00pm including private weigh-ins, relaxation techniques, meditation and much more. Then from 6.00-7.00pm a Walking Group will be taking in the sights of Mornington.
Community Kitchen Expressions of interest are now being taken for Community Kitchen. Running Wednesday evenings in Term 4. “It’s Your Word Against Mine” Scrabble Club Scrabble is starting in Term 4. Please come along with your friends and join other players in friendly games on a Saturday afternoon (and maybe Monday). Gold coin donation. Please call 5975 4772 for more details
PROGRAMS FUNDED BY ACFE Introducing our new programs and our successful pre accredited pathway programs. Full Cost $95 including materials, unless otherwise stated. For concession rates please contact Adult Education Officer. Beginners Computers Comprehensive courses starting from the beginning run in small groups covering the basics. Wednesday mornings 9.30am-12.00noon starting Wednesday 16th October or Thursday afternoons 1.00-3.00pm starting 17th October. New evening beginners computer class with begin on Thursday 17th October from 6.00 – 8.00pm. Advanced Beginners “The Next Step” For those with the basic knowledge and wishing to do more. Offers a generous amount of assistance to expand your skills and tackle new areas with confidence. 12.30-3.00pm Wednesdays, starting 16th October. Digital Diaries and Devices Do you want to organise your photos, master digital devices, have fun and learn new skills? Use a computer and your photos to tell a story. Learn new skills in file management, saving to USB or CD and printing. Record and present your photo memories in your own individual style to cherish forever. 12.30-3.00pm Wednesday, starting 16th October.
MYOB/BOOKKEEPING/EXCEL Ledgers, Debtor, Creditors, inventory, payroll and GST. MYOB starting Thursday 16th October from 9.30-12.30pm. Bookkeeping starting Thursday 16th October 1.00-4.00pm. MY SKILLS, MY RESUME Gaining fundamental skills such as communication, problem solving, self-management, technology etc which will enable students to create a resume and job applications online in addition to hardcopy applications. Monday 29th July for 8 weeks 12.30 – 3.00pm. Sustainable Homes Program This course will be run across 5 workshops – 2 focussing on energy, 2 focussing on water and 1 on waste/ gardening. A tour of the Ecoliving centre at the Briars will be included. Tuesday and Thursday 4.00-6.00pm in Term 4. Propagation and Planting (40 hours) This practical, hands on course is ideal for those who may wish to pursue a career in the nursery, landscape, parks and gardens, turf or horticulture industries. 9.00am-2.00pm x 8 weeks starting Monday 29th October. Healthy Eating and Cooking Budget, shop, cook, share and follow recipes. Learn healthy cooking tips and Hospitality skills while preparing, serving and eating a delicious meal. 12.30-3.00pm Starting Tuesday 15th October (in Term 4 DELETE). Write Stuff If you are writing on your own it can be tremendously helpful and stimulating to attend classes with other writers. You can then go back to your writing with renewed energy. Learn essential techniques for journal writing and the framing of a story. Thursday afternoons 1.00-3.00pm, starting 17th October Creative Writing Kick start your creativity with tutor Lyndon who will take you on a journey of exploring creative writing in all its diversity. Lyndon will work with you in practical exercises for imaginative and quality writing. Tuesday Evenings 6.00-8.00pm starting 15th October. Introduction/Intermediate to Sewing and Fashion Design Learn all the basic techniques you require to start creating and sewing your own fashion designs. Let your creativity run wild and create something unique.Monday Evenings 6.00pm-9.00pm starting 14th October. Term 4 will include a Christmas Theme. Reading, Writing or Maths Skills: For Work or Personal Development These courses are designed for those who want to build upon reading, writing or maths skills to assist them in everyday life, social situations or work. The classes are friendly, supportive and in small groups.
Basic Math for the Workplace Tuesday afternoons 12.30pm â€“ 3.00pm. Reading and Writing Tuesday mornings 9.30-12noon. Assistance and support in gaining literacy skills For work and/or life can be provided one on one or in a in a classroom environment. Concession rate is $95 for 12 months. If you would like an appointment with our literacy co-coordinator to confidentially discuss our programs in reading and writing or numeracy please call 5975 4772.