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Rowville

Neighbourhood Learning Centre Inc.

COURSE GUIDE TERM 2

2014

40 Fulham Road Rowville,3178 Tel: 9764 1166 Fax: 9764 1215 inquiries@rowvillenlc.org.au www.rowvillenlc.org.au

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Updating your Skills for Returning to the Workforce (14COMPRW0234)

Two Part Computer Course

Part 1 Getting Restarted with Computers, Filing Systems, Internet & Email Mondays 9.15am - 12.15pm 5th May - 23rd June (7 weeks) No class on 9th June

Fee: $47.50

(Course fee $21, Amenities $20, Materials $6.50)

Part 2 Microsoft Word & Excel 2010 (14COMPRW1234)

Mondays 12.30pm - 3.30pm 5th May - 23rd June (7 weeks) No class on 9th June Fee: $47.50

(Course fee $21, Amenities $20, Materials $6.50)


Basic Introduction to Computers (14BCOMPS1234) Windows 8

. Learn how to insert pictures, manage files, save documents and adjust format options . Create documents and understand how basic computer skills can enhance your technical skills Tuesdays 12.30pm - 3.30pm

6th May - 17th June (7 weeks) Fee: $47.50 (Course fee $21, Amenities $20, Materials $6.50)

Quality Pre-Accredited Courses

ACFE - ADULT COMMUNITY FUNDED EDUCATION - COMPUTER

Tuesdays 6.30pm - 9.00pm

29th April - 17th June (8 weeks) Fee: $46.50 (Course fee $20, Amenities $20, Materials $6.50)

Thursdays 9.30am - 12noon

1st May - 19th June (8 weeks) Fee: $46.50 (Course fee $20, Amenities $20, Materials $6.50)

Basic Introduction to Word, Excel & Power Point (14BCOMS1234)

Wednesdays 12.30pm - 3.30pm 7th May - 18th June (7 weeks) Fee: $47.50 (Course fee $21, Amenities $20, Materials $6.50) Introducing New Technology- Digital Literacy (14DIGLIT1234) Learn how to use your iPad/Android, iPhones/Android Phone, Network Media, Slideshow and more. Fridays 9.30am - 12noon 2nd May - 20th June (8 weeks) Fee: $46.50 (Course fee $20, Amenities $20, Materials $6.50) Short Course in Office Administration (14OFFADM0230) • Learn customer service skills and how to compose official letters. • Occupational Health and Safety procedures, awareness of privacy and copyright laws. • Build knowledge of basic office procedures and how to utilise office templates to create newsletters, flyers and brochures. Wednesdays 9.15am - 12.15pm 7th May - 25th June (8 weeks) Fee: $50.50 (Course fee $24, Amenities $20, Materials $6.50) 3


MYOB (14MYOB0234) Computer skills and understanding of account keeping is essential. Own USB required - minimum of 2GB Mondays 6.30pm - 9.30pm 5th May - 23rd June (7 weeks / 21hours) No class on 9th June Fee: $101 (Course fee $21, Amenities $20, $60 for manual & CD)

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Proof of Australian Residency or Citizenship Required

GROWING SKILLS FOR KNOX - PATHWAYS COURSES

Basic Bookkeeping & MYOB Computer skills and understanding of account keeping is essential. Own USB required - minimum of 2GB Tuesdays 9.00am - 12noon 6th May - 24th June (8 weeks) Fee: $104 (Course fee $24, Amenities $20, $60 for manual & CD) Introduction to Small Business (14SMBUS0234) Do you want to run your own small business but don’t know where to start? You will learn ... • How to develop your business ideas • Marketing strategies to reach your clients • Why cashflow is lifeblood of any business • How to monitor, review and grow your business Wednesdays 7.00pm - 9.30pm *Please bring your own USB. 30th April - 18th June (8 weeks) Fee: $50.00 (Course fee $20, Amenities $20, Ebook $10) Women’s Leadership (14WOMENL0230) • Identify and develop your Leadership skills • Learn the concepts of advocacy, project management, building partnerships and mentoring, within the workplace or wider community. • This course helps you to understand your rights and roles within the community and is beneficial for women from all cultures. Thursdays 9.30am - 2.30pm 1st May - 12th June (7 weeks) Fee: $61.50 (Course fee $35, Amenities $20, Materials $6.50) Preparation for Employment The course offers an intensive preparation process to equip jobseekers to prepare for work and to cope with the process of applying for work in an effective manner.


Hospitality Training

First Aid Training With Revive2Survive (RTO #21688)

CPR Update (HLTAID0001) Saturday 9.30am - 11.30am 17th May or Thursday 3.30pm - 6.00pm 12th June Fee: $70 First Aid Level 2 (HLTAID003) (Flexible Delivery)

Saturday 9.30am - 4.00pm 17th May or Thursday 3.30pm - 9.30pm 12th June Fee: $160 Management of Anaphylaxis 22099VIC

Saturday 9.00am - 12noon 31st May Fee: $70 Management of Asthma in the Workplace 22024VIC Saturday 12.30pm - 3.30pm 31st May Fee: $70

With CFT International Pty. Ltd. (RTO #21120) People involved in the preparation or serving of food must undergo accredited training. Nationally recognised for the Hospitality, Retail, Community and Health Service industries.

Food Safety Level 1 Hospitality & Retail SITXFSA101 Community & Health HLTFS207C Food Processing FDFFS1001A

Wednesday 12.30pm - 4.30pm 14th May or 11th June Fee: $95 Responsible Service of Alcohol

SITHFAB009A To serve alcohol in Victoria you need this certificate which is approved by the Director of Liquor Licensing Victoria*

Wednesday 5.00pm - 9.00pm 14th May or 11th June Fee: $75

* All RSA training in Victoria must be delivered face to face as stipulated by Liquor Licensing Victoria

Certificate III in Education With Triscott Educational Services CHC30812 A qualification for people who are preparing to work as Education Support workers in a range of Education settings, including Government Schools, Independent Schools and Community Education. Term 3 Cert III in Education CHC30813 22nd July - 18th November (14 weeks) No class on 19th August

Fee: $750

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Health & Well Being TAI CHI Suitable for Arthritis sufferers.The Arthritis Foundation of Australia fully endorses the use of Tai Chi for helping to relieve the symptoms of arthritis.

Belly Dancing For beginners to wiggle & giggle your way to fitness, flexibility, fun & grace. Learn the ancient art of middle eastern dance and feel why hips don’t lie.

Beginners “Sun Style” Tuesdays 9.30am - 10.15am 22nd April - 24th June (9 weeks) No class on 29th April Fee: $81

Monday 7.30pm - 8.30pm 5th May - 23rd June (7 weeks) No class on 9th June Fee: $84

Advanced “Yang Style” Tuesdays 10.30am - 11.15am 22nd April - 24th June (9 weeks) No class on 29th April Fee: $81 Highly Advanced “Swords” Thursdays 9.30am - 10.15am 24th April - 26th June (10 weeks) Fee: $90 Advanced “Beijing 24” Thursdays 10.30am - 11.15am 24th April - 26th June (10 weeks) Fee: $90 Please register your interest for night time Tai Chi sessions

No previous experience needed, just a willingness to move the body.

Meditation & Relaxation Learn about the many forms of Meditation: Breath Awareness, Mindfulness, Connection to Earth, Air, Fire & Water-elements Meditation and Candle Gazing. Please bring a small blanket, yoga mat, cushion, plus bottle of water.

Wednesdays 7.30pm - 8.30pm 7th May - 25th June (8 weeks) Fee: $106

Paediatric First Aid Awareness Non Accredited Basic Information Session for parents with babies and toddlers, how to administer first aid. Saturday 10.00am - 12noon 14 June 2014 NEW Fee: $45

Cooking - Winter Warmers Learn to prepare simple easy to cook soups, casseroles and warm desserts. To bring: Display folder, apron, hairband, thin rubber gloves, tea towels and a takeaway container. Tuesdays 6.30pm - 8.00pm 27th May - 17th June (4 weeks) Fee: $95 (Includes ingredients) 6


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Short Computer Classes and Workshops eBay eBay is the world’s online market place; a place for buyers and sellers to come together and trade almost anything! It costs nothing to become a member, to shop for goods or to purchase goods from eBay sellers. In this short course, we will learn how to buy wisely and safely. Basic computer skills essential Fridays 12.30pm - 3.30pm 16th May - 30th May (3 weeks) Fee: $85 NEW Google Apps and Skype Skype is a free software, which allows you to make FREE voice and video calls to your friends and family around the world! You can get a phone number and make calls at a fairly affordable rate around the world. Google is no longer just a search engine, today’s it offers a variety of apps and services, from gmail to Google Drive to YouTube. Learn how Google can enhance your life with interactive apps. W

Turning Photos to DVD’s In this class you will learn how to use free software called Microsoft Movie Maker to put photos or home videos onto a DVD as a slideshow and add background music and narration. Basic computer skills essential Thursday 12.30pm - 2.30pm 22nd May - 26th June (6 weeks) Fee: $100

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Fridays 12.30pm - 3.30pm 6th June - 20th June (3 weeks) Fee:$85

Photography Compact Point and Shoot This short course is for beginners to understand the operation of a compact camera. Sessions will concentrate on the operation and different settings to obtain better results and will feature how to improve the look of your images which includes composition and lighting and areas to avoid which take away from the visual appeal. Thursday 9.30am - 11.30am 22nd May - 29th May(4 weeks) Fee: $50

Photo Editing with Photoshop Elements Edit downloaded images using Photoshop Elements and be ready to print by improving visual effects, correcting faults and removing or modifying some unwanted inclusions. Wednesdays 9.30am - 11.30am 5th June - 26th June (4 weeks) Fee: $84 7


Personal Development Workhops What’s So Super About Your Super? This session is designed for individuals who are interested in maximising their super savings, whether they are retiring in the next 10 years or simply starting out. We will uncover tips and traps and help you navigate your way through the superannuation world. Thursday 6.30pm - 8.30pm 12th June

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Starting an Online Business for Home Entrepreneurs This workshop will show you how to turn your passions and expertise into an online information product that you can market on the Internet to earn a passive income. Fridays 4.00pm - 6.00pm 6th June - 27th June (4 weeks) Fee: $90 Photo Editing with Photoshop Elements with Joanne Edit downloaded images using Photoshop Elements and be ready to print by improving visual effects, correcting faults and removing or modifying unwanted inclusions. Thursdays 7.30pm - 9.30pm 29th May - 19th June (4 weeks) Fee: $110

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21 Strategies to Declutter your mind * Is your mind racing and your thoughts can’t keep up? * Are you feeling overwhelmed or stressed? * Do you find yourself worrying about events that may never happen? * Would you like to be more organised? Declutter your mind will provide you with practical steps to help you relax,plan,find balance,develop positive habits and to focus on what is really important to you. Monday 1.00pm - 3.00pm 16th June Fee: $25 Writing Mastery (Creative Writing) Unleash your creativity and impact your readers! Bust the “talent myth”, build confidence, overcome writers block, gain insights into character, understand the subtleties of language and recognise the key to originality and genius in writing. Thursdays 6.00pm - 9.00pm NEW 22nd May - 26th June (6 weeks) Fee: $180 Hair Braiding Our qualified hairdresser will teach you how to do several easy braids. Bring a model with medium to long hair for this workshop. If you can plait, you can braid. BYO brush and comb Thursday 6.30pm - 8.30pm 15th May Fee: $25


Languages Mandarin for Beginners Learning Mandarin has great benefits considering our close ties with China and Mandarin speaking people. Studying Mandarin will demystify complex cultural and political differences and connect you with this growing cultural group in your community. Thursdays 6.30pm - 8.30pm 22nd May - 26th June (6 weeks) Fee: $102 Spanish for Travellers Returning Students (Beginners are welcome) Did you know that Spanish is one of the easiest foreign languages to learn? Our native speaking teacher will help you to learn in a fun, friendly and communicative way.

Please bring: pen, notebook and a pocket folder

Tuesdays 7.30pm - 9.30pm 13th May - 24th June (7 weeks) Fee: $112

Conversational French Mixed Level Are you planning to travel? Our tutor will help you learn the language needed to get answers for when, where, how, why & what? Tuesdays 7.00pm - 9.00pm 20th May - 24th June (6 weeks) Fee: $90 Italian Language with Michael Are you travelling? Michael,our tutor, will help you remember words without repetition and without writing them down. Advanced Wednesdays 5.30pm - 7.30pm 14th May - 25th June (7 weeks) Fee: $105 Returning Students Wednesdays 7.30pm - 9.30pm 14th May - 25th June (7 weeks) Fee: $105

Creative Design Classes Card Making Learn to make assorted styles of cards and gift tags using various methods, including quilling. Other techniques taught may include paper punching, embroidery, beadwork or Iris folding. Students to bring scissors, tweezers, pencils and a ruler. Note: New beginner students will need to pay an extra $4.00 for a Quilling tool Mondays 12.30pm - 2.30pm 5th May - 26th May (4 weeks) Fee: $68 (includes materials)

Floral Art (Floristry) A great course for both beginners and advanced. Learn to display fresh flowers in a professional way under tutor’s guidance.* Flowers are not included * $5.00 one off fee to cover materials provided by Tutor Saturdays 10.00am - 12noon 10th May - 21st June (6 weeks) No class on 7th June Fee: $104

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Creative Design Classes Cake Decorating Learn to decorate special occasion cakes with buttercream and fondant, creating butterflies & flowers. Learn piping techniques, how to colour and use fondant, use texture mats & quilting effects. To bring: apron, container, hair tie, gloves, bowls, spatula and a whisk. Mondays 6.30pm - 8.30pm 19th May - 23rd June (5 weeks) No class on 9th June Fee:$150 (Includes some ingredients) Fashion Jewellery Making Tutor will teach you to make beautiful beaded bracelets, earrings and necklaces for special occasions, gift or casual wear. Please note: New students

are required to pay $30 for a starter kit of assorted beads.Tutor to provide all tools Thursdays 12.30pm - 2.30pm 5th June - 19th June (3 weeks) Fee: $50 plus $30 kit

Art Mixed Media (All Levels) Discover the artist within, in this wonderful and relaxing class.Try your hand at sketching, water colours or oils with our tutor. Explore the techniques, methods, materials and media art and learn basic principles and skills.Tutor will advise on materials during first class.

Mondays 7.30pm - 9.30pm 5th May - 23rd June (7 weeks) No class on 9th June Fee: $98 (This class is suitable for

Secondary College students to attend.)

Fridays 12.30pm - 2.30pm 2nd May - 27th June (9 weeks) Fee: $140 Leather Jewellery Making Create jewellery using leather, metal and other interesting materials. Learn the art of pressing and painting your own beads using Polyclay/Sculpy. Please register your interest. Call 9764 1166

Classes for Preschool Children Preschool Music & Movement For 2 years to 4 years This creative development program is designed to encourage your child’s self esteem & confidence. Children will have fun with dance, musical instruments and songs. Parents attend the class with their children. Additional information given at time of enrolment regarding footwear & clothing

Wednesdays 9.45am - 10.30am 30th April - 25th June (9 weeks) Fee: $81 10

Sing Rattle and Groove Music sessions for 0-5 year olds and their parents. Come sing, play instruments and move to music with your babies, toddlers and preschoolers, enhancing development and expressing themselves creatively and joyfully. Sessions are facilitated by Cath Russell. (Registered Music Therapist) Mondays 9.30am - 10.30am 28th April - 16th June (7 weeks) No class on 9th June Fee: $105


Classes for All Ages Art for children 5 - 7 y/o Students will learn to draw, paint and be encouraged to be creative.

Thursdays 4.00pm - 5.00pm NEW 15th May - 26th June (7 weeks) Fee: $80 (All materials included)

Homework Help Does your child need help with their homework? If learning is not fun, bring them along. Jodie - our qualified teacher will help your child. Wednesdays 4.30pm - 5.30pm 30th April - 18th June (8 weeks) Fee: $67.20

Drawing & Painting 8-13 y/o Our tutor, Neloo is a specialist in children’s art with over 25 years teaching experience. In this fun and creative class, children will learn basic principles,new techniques and work with different materials. Enhance your child’s skills and confidence through this wonderful creative outlet. The option to submit work for exhibitions/ competitions may also be made available

Tuesdays 4.00pm - 5.30pm 29th April - 24th June (9 weeks) Fee: $132.60 Friday 4.00pm - 5.30pm 2nd May - 27th June (9 weeks) Fee: $132.60

Cupcake Decorating Children 12 y/o Junior Chefs - 8–12 y/o & above Children will learn to cook a range of basic foods. Recipes will be supplied. To bring: apron, container, hair tie, All ingredients provided gloves, bowls, spatula and a whisk. To bring list given on enrolment. Mondays 4.30pm – 6.00pm 26th May – 23rd June (4 weeks) No class on 9th June NEW Fee: $90 (includes some ingredients)

Please advise of any food allergies.

Tuesdays 4.00pm - 5.30pm 6th May - 24th June (8 weeks) Fee: $121.80 (Includes ingredients) Wednesdays 4.00pm - 5.30pm 7th May - 25th June (8 weeks) Fee: $121.80 (includes ingredients)

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Classes for All Ages Jazz Dance Classes For primary school age and upwards. Come along and join our exciting jazz dance classes with Mrs.B. Choreographed according to the age group.

Singing for Children 7years and Above Cath Russell. (Registered Music Therapist) will encourage the children to learn the art of singing in a group setting.

Mondays

Wednesdays 4.00pm - 5.00pm 14th May - 18th June (6 weeks) Fee:$90

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Additional information given at time of enrolment regarding footwear & clothing

4 - 7 year olds 8 - 12 year olds

4.00pm - 5.00pm 5.05pm - 6.05pm

28th April - 23rd June (8 weeks) No class on 9th June Fee:$92.65 Wednesdays

4 - 7 year olds 4.00pm - 5.00pm 8 - 12 year olds 5.05pm - 6.05pm 30th April - 25th June (9 weeks)

Fee: $104.20

Guitar Classes Guitar Students with little or no experience are welcome to join Mondays 8 - 12 year old 4.00pm - 5.00pm 28th April - 23rd June (8 weeks) No class on 9th June Fee: $96.60 Returning Intermediate students 5.00pm - 6.00pm 28th April - 23rd June (8 weeks) No class on 9th June Fee: $96.60 Teen & Adult 6.00pm - 7.00pm 28th April - 23rd June (8 weeks) No class on 9th June Fee: $100 12

Tuesdays 8 - 12 year old 5.00pm - 6.00pm 29th April - 24th June (9 weeks) Fee:$108.95 Teen & Adult 6.05pm - 7.05pm 29th April - 24th June (9 weeks) Fee: $118.40


Classes for All Ages Hip Hop Dance Classes For Boys and Girls Jayde will teach the kids a choreographed routine and build them week by week to learn routines for popular songs and moves from different variations of hip hop dance. Tuesdays - Boys only 5 - 8 year olds 3.45pm - 4.45pm Teens Mixed 13 - 18 year olds 5.45pm - 6.45pm 9 - 13 year olds 4.45pm - 5.45pm 22nd April - 24th June (10 weeks) Fee: $121 Thursdays - Mixed 5 - 8 year olds 4.00pm - 5.00pm 9 - 13 year olds 5.00pm - 6.00pm 13 - 16 year olds 6.00pm - 7.00pm 24th April - 26th June (10 weeks) Fee: $121 Fridays - Mixed 5 - 8 year olds 3.45pm - 4.45pm 9 - 13 year olds 4.45pm - 5.45pm Competition group 5.45pm - 6.45pm 2nd May - 27th June (9 weeks) Fee: $108.95 Saturdays - Mixed Competition Group 10am - 11am Prep - Grade 1 11am - 12noon Grade 2 - Grade 4 12noon - 1pm Grade 5 - Grade 7 1pm - 2pm 3rd May - 21st June (7 weeks) No class on 7th June Fee: $84.75

Sing and Dance with Jayde Come and join Jayde to learn how to sing and dance like a pro. Tuesdays 8 - 13 years old 6.45pm - 7.45pm 22nd April - 24th June (10 weeks) Fee: $120.75 Violin Classes The group instruction for the violin class will consist of the ‘Traditional Violin Method’. This will include the correct posture for holding the violin and the bow in the standing position. Each violin student will require the ‘method book’...’Essential Elements For Strings’ Violin Book One. Tuesdays 8 - 12 year olds 4.00pm - 5.00pm 6th May - 24th June (8 weeks) Fee: $96 Neighbourhood House Week What’s happening @ our House Open day: Wednesday 14th May

Join us for Tea / Coffee Time: 10am - 2pm

Bus trip on Friday 16th May To Marysville, Stephensons Falls & Yileena Park Winery For further details please call 9764 1166 13


Expression of Interest Tap Dancing for Children 5 years and above - classes are to be held on Mondays or Wednesdays @ 6pm Toddlers Hip Hop for 2 1/2 years to 5 years Transition onto High School - Term 3 “A short seminar presented by ex School Captain, providing useful and anectodal information on the challenges and situations students will be facing in new high school.” Information session on “What is Aspektism for Kids?” Session to gain insight of how Asperger’s Syndrome affects the lives of those who have the disorder. It is targerted at parents/carers/teachers/integration aides & general society to gain greater understanding of the disorder and is aimed at children (5-12 years) on the Autism Spectrum. Recipes for those on low FODMAP diets Community singing group for Adults Please Call 9764 1166 to register. Vacation Care Program Our Vacation Care Program provides a fun & safe recreational holiday program for primary school aged children and operates during the school holidays (excluding public holidays) from 7.45am to 5.45pm.The program provides a wide range of entertaining in-house activities, as well as exciting incursions and excursions. We are a registered Child Care Service and you may be eligible to receive the Child Care Benefit as well as the Child Care Rebate if you are registered with the FAO. Program information can be obtained from our Office approximately 4 - 5 weeks prior to the start of the school holidays. Information including enrolment forms may be found on our website: www.rowvillenlc.org.au. For further information please contact the Vacation Care Co-ordinator on 9764 1166 or email shp@rowvillenlc.org.au.

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Career Coach

Career advise specialist in your local area We can support • • • •

Student career coaching Adult career transition or redundancy Parents returning to the workforce Migrants entering the workforce We provide the following service

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Resume preparation Interview coaching Career identification testing Cold-calling companies Links to local employers To make an appointment please call 9764 1166

Preparation for Employment The course offers an intensive preparation process to equip jobseekers to prepare for work and to cope with the process of applying for work in an effective manner. Sessions are held at Lilydale and Frankston Coffee & Chat Come join our friendly group gathering together every Friday to meet relax, chat and make new friends. Fridays 10.30am Knitting for Fun and Friendship Wednesdays 11am Movie Club Every third (3rd) Tuesday of the month

Entertainment books The Entertainment book is the only book you’ll need to find the best restaurants,hotel, sports and leisure activities at discounted prices. Purchase an Entertainment book and you will receive over 10,000 in vouchers and valuable offers all valid till June 2015. Call 9764 1166 to order a book Cost $65

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How to Enrol:

Enrolments for Rowville Neighbourhood Learning Centre courses are confirmed by payment of course fees. We accept EFTPOS, credit card,cheque and cash. In person: 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday or Saturday 9.00am - 12noon at 40 Fulham Road, Rowville. Over the phone 9764 1166 using credit/debit card 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday or By Posting a cheque to Rowville Neighbourhood Learning Centre , 40 Fulham Road, Rowville 3178. Please include a note with your contact details and the course you have chosen. Cancellations: (excluding Cert III in Education) If a course is cancelled or delayed by RNLC, a full refund will be made available. A refund will be made available for students if RNLC is notified in writing within five business days prior to the commencement of the course. No refunds are available after a course has started due to our not for profit status. A ten dollar administration fee will be deducted from any refund and refund payments will be made by cheque. Volunteer Program Volunteers are crucial to our daily operations. Volunteers staff the Office reception, assist with data entry, update website information, assist in promotional events and have an opportunity to apply for a position in the Committee of management. Volunteering is valuable to the non-profit organisations and also offers the volunteers the opportunity to update skills or learn new ones in a busy, friendly environment. For more information or to apply, Please contact us on 9764 1166 Room Hire We have 5 great meeting/training rooms available for hire. They are spacious and accommodating and our hire rates are very reasonable. Please call 9764 1166

RNLC gratefully acknowledge the support of these funding bodies and peak organisations.


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