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Tai Chi

Learn Tai Chi, combining exercise and relaxation, from a Tai Chi master. Try Beginners 1 to start, Beginners 2 if you’ve been practising for awhile, or Intermediate to increase your skills and stamina.

Tai Chi – Beginners

  • Start date: to be advised
  • Time: Mondays, 11am-12pm
  • Location: to be advised
  • Sessions: 10
  • Cost: $160 full fee / $130 concession
  • TO ENROL: contact Tara directly on 0407 941 101 or email info@jinli.com.au

Tai Chi – Beginners Level 2

  • Start date: to be advised
  • Time: Mondays, 1.15-2.15pm
  • Location: to be advised
  • Sessions: 10
  • Cost: $160 full fee / $130 concession
  • TO ENROL: contact Tara directly on 0407 941 101 or email info@jinli.com.au

Tai Chi – Intermediate

  • Start date: to be advised
  • Time: Mondays, 12-1pm
  • Location: to be advised
  • Sessions: 10
  • Cost: $160 full fee / $130 concession
  • TO ENROL: contact Tara directly on 0407 941 101 or email info@jinli.com.au

Terms & conditions

  • COVID-19 policies & procedures

    In line with government recommendations, we have made some changes for Term 3, including social distancing, reduced class numbers and some courses being conducted online. Prior to course commencement, enrolled students will be informed of any relevant requirements or procedural updates by email.

  • How to enrol

    Students can download an enrolment form online or complete an enrolment form at our offices. We require payment and completed enrolment details to secure your place in a course.

  • Payment details

    Credit card and EFTPOS are our preferred payment methods at this time, and we accept payments by bank transfer and cash. We also accept weekly direct debits (external transaction fees apply).

    • Direct deposit details:
    • Bank: Bendigo Bank
    • Account name: Preston Neighbourhood House
    • BSB: 633-000
    • Account number: 1285 76022
    • Reference area: Your surname, course name and time
  • Course materials

    We will advise students prior to course commencement if there are course material fees to be paid. This is a separate payment, in addition to the course fee, unless otherwise stated (materials are included in all Arts Hub courses).

  • Refunds

    There are no refunds for Term 3 courses or missed sessions. In situations of financial hardship or exceptional circumstances, students can apply to Operations Manager Catriona Herz at opsmanager@bridgedarebin.org.au

  • Cancellations

    Course commencement is subject to sufficient enrolments – minimum and maximum class sizes apply to all courses. In the event of a course cancellation all fees will be refunded in full by direct payment to your nominated bank account. Our fees policy can be provided on request.

  • Child care

    Bridge Darebin provides occasional childcare services in Preston and Thornbury. On-site child care is available to support parents/grandparents studying at Bridge Darebin. We are registered for the Child Care Subsidy; up to 85% of childcare fees may be claimed by eligible families. Visit education.gov.au/ChildCarePackage to confirm your eligibility.

  • Public & school holidays

    We are closed on public holidays. Some courses may operate during school holidays; your tutor will advise if this is the case.

Everyday English

Develop your English skills in four key areas: reading, writing, conversation and pronunciation. Suitable for those who have completed the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP), English for the Workplace is recommended for beginners and Everyday English for more confident learners.

  • Start date: 21 July 2020
  • Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9.30am-12pm
  • Location: online
  • Sessions: 18
  • Cost: $28
  • TO ENROL: phone 03 9484 5806 during opening hours or email connect@bridgedarebin.org.au

Everyday English

21/07/20 – 18/09/20
Continue developing your English skills in four key areas: reading, writing, conversation and pronunciation. This term we're learning about understanding and giving instructions and directions. Suitable for those who have completed EAL 1 or EAL2, or who would like to continue further education in English.

Remaining places: Selling Fast

Book Now

Terms & conditions

  • COVID-19 policies & procedures

    In line with government recommendations, we have made some changes for Term 3, including social distancing, reduced class numbers and some courses being conducted online. Prior to course commencement, enrolled students will be informed of any relevant requirements or procedural updates by email.

  • How to enrol

    Students can download an enrolment form online or complete an enrolment form at our offices. We require payment and completed enrolment details to secure your place in a course.

  • Payment details

    Credit card and EFTPOS are our preferred payment methods at this time, and we accept payments by bank transfer and cash. We also accept weekly direct debits (external transaction fees apply).

    • Direct deposit details:
    • Bank: Bendigo Bank
    • Account name: Preston Neighbourhood House
    • BSB: 633-000
    • Account number: 1285 76022
    • Reference area: Your surname, course name and time
  • Course materials

    We will advise students prior to course commencement if there are course material fees to be paid. This is a separate payment, in addition to the course fee, unless otherwise stated (materials are included in all Arts Hub courses).

  • Refunds

    There are no refunds for Term 3 courses or missed sessions. In situations of financial hardship or exceptional circumstances, students can apply to Operations Manager Catriona Herz at opsmanager@bridgedarebin.org.au

  • Cancellations

    Course commencement is subject to sufficient enrolments – minimum and maximum class sizes apply to all courses. In the event of a course cancellation all fees will be refunded in full by direct payment to your nominated bank account. Our fees policy can be provided on request.

  • Child care

    Bridge Darebin provides occasional childcare services in Preston and Thornbury. On-site child care is available to support parents/grandparents studying at Bridge Darebin. We are registered for the Child Care Subsidy; up to 85% of childcare fees may be claimed by eligible families. Visit education.gov.au/ChildCarePackage to confirm your eligibility.

  • Public & school holidays

    We are closed on public holidays. Some courses may operate during school holidays; your tutor will advise if this is the case.

English for the Workplace

Develop your English skills in four key areas: reading, writing, conversation and pronunciation. Suitable for those who have completed the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP), English for the Workplace is recommended for beginners and Everyday English for more confident learners.

  • Start date: to be advised
  • Time: Wednesdays & Fridays, 9.30am-12pm
  • Location: online
  • Sessions: 18
  • Cost: $28
  • TO ENROL: phone 03 9484 5806 during opening hours or email connect@bridgedarebin.org.au

English for the Workplace

22/07/20 – 17/09/20
Develop your English skills in four key areas: reading, writing, conversation and pronunciation. Suitable for those who have completed the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP). EAL level 1-2

Remaining places: Available

Book Now

Terms & conditions

  • COVID-19 policies & procedures

    In line with government recommendations, we have made some changes for Term 3, including social distancing, reduced class numbers and some courses being conducted online. Prior to course commencement, enrolled students will be informed of any relevant requirements or procedural updates by email.

  • How to enrol

    Students can download an enrolment form online or complete an enrolment form at our offices. We require payment and completed enrolment details to secure your place in a course.

  • Payment details

    Credit card and EFTPOS are our preferred payment methods at this time, and we accept payments by bank transfer and cash. We also accept weekly direct debits (external transaction fees apply).

    • Direct deposit details:
    • Bank: Bendigo Bank
    • Account name: Preston Neighbourhood House
    • BSB: 633-000
    • Account number: 1285 76022
    • Reference area: Your surname, course name and time
  • Course materials

    We will advise students prior to course commencement if there are course material fees to be paid. This is a separate payment, in addition to the course fee, unless otherwise stated (materials are included in all Arts Hub courses).

  • Refunds

    There are no refunds for Term 3 courses or missed sessions. In situations of financial hardship or exceptional circumstances, students can apply to Operations Manager Catriona Herz at opsmanager@bridgedarebin.org.au

  • Cancellations

    Course commencement is subject to sufficient enrolments – minimum and maximum class sizes apply to all courses. In the event of a course cancellation all fees will be refunded in full by direct payment to your nominated bank account. Our fees policy can be provided on request.

  • Child care

    Bridge Darebin provides occasional childcare services in Preston and Thornbury. On-site child care is available to support parents/grandparents studying at Bridge Darebin. We are registered for the Child Care Subsidy; up to 85% of childcare fees may be claimed by eligible families. Visit education.gov.au/ChildCarePackage to confirm your eligibility.

  • Public & school holidays

    We are closed on public holidays. Some courses may operate during school holidays; your tutor will advise if this is the case.

Computer courses

Be Connected

In this free course for Australians age 50+, you’ll gain confidence via self-paced training modules and class guidance. Learn to access the internet safely, use your device, keep in touch with others online and navigate myGov and other internet sites. 

Tuesdays in Thornbury

  • Start date: 20 July 2020
  • Time: Tuesdays 12.30-2.15pm
  • Location: online
  • Sessions: 5
  • Cost: free
  • TO ENROL: phone 03 9484 5806 during opening hours or email connect@bridgedarebin.org.au

Wednesdays in Preston

  • Start date: 22 July 2020
  • Time: Wednesdays 1-2.45pm
  • Location: online
  • Sessions: 5
  • Cost: free
  • TO ENROL: phone 03 9484 5806 during opening hours or email connect@bridgedarebin.org.au

Computers – Beginners

Develop computer skills and build your confidence using the internet, email and Microsoft Office.

  • Start date: to be advised
  • Time: Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 9.30am-12pm
  • Location: to be advised
  • Sessions: 18
  • Cost: $28
  • TO ENROL: phone 03 9484 5806 during opening hours or email connect@bridgedarebin.org.au

Computers – Intermediate 

Gain skills in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and learn how to use cloud technology. Learn how to insert and edit photographs, use mail merge and spell-check in Word, create forms and charts, create and deliver a PowerPoint presentation, and use formulas and develop a budget in Excel.

  • Start date: 21 July 2020
  • Time: Tuesdays 9.30am-12pm, Fridays 1-3.30pm
  • Location: online
  • Sessions: 18
  • Cost: $28
  • TO ENROL: phone 03 9484 5806 during opening hours or email connect@bridgedarebin.org.au

Computers – Advanced 

Develop work-ready Microsoft Office skills with Word, Excel and cloud technology. Learn how to use styles and macros, create a table of contents and merge data. Students must have completed the Computers – Intermediate course. 

  • Start date: 23 July 2020
  • Time: Thursdays & Fridays, 9.30am-12pm
  • Location: online
  • Sessions: 18
  • Cost: $28
  • TO ENROL: phone 03 9484 5806 during opening hours or email connect@bridgedarebin.org.au

Computers – Intermediate

21/07/20 – 18/09/20
Learn how to insert and edit photographs, use mail merge and spell-check in Word, create forms and charts, create and deliver a PowerPoint presentation, and use formulas and develop a budget in Excel

Remaining places: Selling Fast

Book Now

English & Technology

21/07/20 – 17/09/20
An advanced beginner-to-intermediate level course with a slower pace, specifically for people from a non-English-speaking background. Develop business skills through IT including social media.

Remaining places: Available

Book Now

Computers – Advanced

23/07/20 – 18/09/20
Learn how to use styles and macros, create a table of contents and merge data. Students must have completed the Intermediate Computers course, and have a good understanding of Microsoft Excel. (Students who are not experienced with Excel should enrol in the Intermediate course.)

Remaining places: Selling Fast

Book Now

Computers – Beginners

Preston
21/07/20 – 16/09/20
An introduction to computers, which includes basic email, web searches, and an introduction to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Remaining places: Available

Book Now

Terms & conditions

  • COVID-19 policies & procedures

    In line with government recommendations, we have made some changes for Term 3, including social distancing, reduced class numbers and some courses being conducted online. Prior to course commencement, enrolled students will be informed of any relevant requirements or procedural updates by email.

  • How to enrol

    Students can download an enrolment form online or complete an enrolment form at our offices. We require payment and completed enrolment details to secure your place in a course.

  • Payment details

    Credit card and EFTPOS are our preferred payment methods at this time, and we accept payments by bank transfer and cash. We also accept weekly direct debits (external transaction fees apply).

    • Direct deposit details:
    • Bank: Bendigo Bank
    • Account name: Preston Neighbourhood House
    • BSB: 633-000
    • Account number: 1285 76022
    • Reference area: Your surname, course name and time
  • Course materials

    We will advise students prior to course commencement if there are course material fees to be paid. This is a separate payment, in addition to the course fee, unless otherwise stated (materials are included in all Arts Hub courses).

  • Refunds

    There are no refunds for Term 3 courses or missed sessions. In situations of financial hardship or exceptional circumstances, students can apply to Operations Manager Catriona Herz at opsmanager@bridgedarebin.org.au

  • Cancellations

    Course commencement is subject to sufficient enrolments – minimum and maximum class sizes apply to all courses. In the event of a course cancellation all fees will be refunded in full by direct payment to your nominated bank account. Our fees policy can be provided on request.

  • Child care

    Bridge Darebin provides occasional childcare services in Preston and Thornbury. On-site child care is available to support parents/grandparents studying at Bridge Darebin. We are registered for the Child Care Subsidy; up to 85% of childcare fees may be claimed by eligible families. Visit education.gov.au/ChildCarePackage to confirm your eligibility.

  • Public & school holidays

    We are closed on public holidays. Some courses may operate during school holidays; your tutor will advise if this is the case.

Creative writing

Develop your writing skills with the guidance of award-winning author Ingrid Laguna. Examine the essential aspects of the writing craft, from creating characters who are alive on the page to narrative tension, plotting structure, dialogue, setting, the editing process and what makes a good writer. 

  • Start date: to be advised
  • Time: Wednesdays, 4-6pm
  • Location: to be advised
  • Sessions: 6
  • Cost: $200
  • TO ENROL: phone 03 9484 5806 during opening hours or email connect@bridgedarebin.org.au

Everyday English

21/07/20 – 18/09/20
Continue developing your English skills in four key areas: reading, writing, conversation and pronunciation. This term we're learning about understanding and giving instructions and directions. Suitable for those who have completed EAL 1 or EAL2, or who would like to continue further education in English.

Remaining places: Selling Fast

Book Now

Terms & conditions

  • COVID-19 policies & procedures

    In line with government recommendations, we have made some changes for Term 3, including social distancing, reduced class numbers and some courses being conducted online. Prior to course commencement, enrolled students will be informed of any relevant requirements or procedural updates by email.

  • How to enrol

    Students can download an enrolment form online or complete an enrolment form at our offices. We require payment and completed enrolment details to secure your place in a course.

  • Payment details

    Credit card and EFTPOS are our preferred payment methods at this time, and we accept payments by bank transfer and cash. We also accept weekly direct debits (external transaction fees apply).

    • Direct deposit details:
    • Bank: Bendigo Bank
    • Account name: Preston Neighbourhood House
    • BSB: 633-000
    • Account number: 1285 76022
    • Reference area: Your surname, course name and time
  • Course materials

    We will advise students prior to course commencement if there are course material fees to be paid. This is a separate payment, in addition to the course fee, unless otherwise stated (materials are included in all Arts Hub courses).

  • Refunds

    There are no refunds for Term 3 courses or missed sessions. In situations of financial hardship or exceptional circumstances, students can apply to Operations Manager Catriona Herz at opsmanager@bridgedarebin.org.au

  • Cancellations

    Course commencement is subject to sufficient enrolments – minimum and maximum class sizes apply to all courses. In the event of a course cancellation all fees will be refunded in full by direct payment to your nominated bank account. Our fees policy can be provided on request.

  • Child care

    Bridge Darebin provides occasional childcare services in Preston and Thornbury. On-site child care is available to support parents/grandparents studying at Bridge Darebin. We are registered for the Child Care Subsidy; up to 85% of childcare fees may be claimed by eligible families. Visit education.gov.au/ChildCarePackage to confirm your eligibility.

  • Public & school holidays

    We are closed on public holidays. Some courses may operate during school holidays; your tutor will advise if this is the case.

Mixed Media Arts

Explore a range of different art techniques, including mark making, monotypes, colagraphs, collage and colour exercises.

  • Start date: to be advised
  • Time: Wednesdays, 10am-1pm
  • Location: to be advised
  • Sessions: 8
  • Cost: $200
  • TO ENROL: phone 03 9484 5806 during opening hours or email connect@bridgedarebin.org.au

Mixed Media Arts

Thornbury
26/08/20 – 14/10/20
Explore a range of different art techniques from mark making, monotypes, collagraphs, collage and colour exercises

Terms & conditions

  • COVID-19 policies & procedures

    In line with government recommendations, we have made some changes for Term 3, including social distancing, reduced class numbers and some courses being conducted online. Prior to course commencement, enrolled students will be informed of any relevant requirements or procedural updates by email.

  • How to enrol

    Students can download an enrolment form online or complete an enrolment form at our offices. We require payment and completed enrolment details to secure your place in a course.

  • Payment details

    Credit card and EFTPOS are our preferred payment methods at this time, and we accept payments by bank transfer and cash. We also accept weekly direct debits (external transaction fees apply).

    • Direct deposit details:
    • Bank: Bendigo Bank
    • Account name: Preston Neighbourhood House
    • BSB: 633-000
    • Account number: 1285 76022
    • Reference area: Your surname, course name and time
  • Course materials

    We will advise students prior to course commencement if there are course material fees to be paid. This is a separate payment, in addition to the course fee, unless otherwise stated (materials are included in all Arts Hub courses).

  • Refunds

    There are no refunds for Term 3 courses or missed sessions. In situations of financial hardship or exceptional circumstances, students can apply to Operations Manager Catriona Herz at opsmanager@bridgedarebin.org.au

  • Cancellations

    Course commencement is subject to sufficient enrolments – minimum and maximum class sizes apply to all courses. In the event of a course cancellation all fees will be refunded in full by direct payment to your nominated bank account. Our fees policy can be provided on request.

  • Child care

    Bridge Darebin provides occasional childcare services in Preston and Thornbury. On-site child care is available to support parents/grandparents studying at Bridge Darebin. We are registered for the Child Care Subsidy; up to 85% of childcare fees may be claimed by eligible families. Visit education.gov.au/ChildCarePackage to confirm your eligibility.

  • Public & school holidays

    We are closed on public holidays. Some courses may operate during school holidays; your tutor will advise if this is the case.

Studio Arts

Improve your skills and work on your own art projects with the guidance of artist tutor Carly Housiaux.

  • Date: to be advised
  • Time: Thursdays, 10am-1pm
  • Location: to be advised
  • Sessions: 8
  • Cost: $200
  • TO ENROL: phone 03 9484 5806 during opening hours or email connect@bridgedarebin.org.au

Studio Arts

Thornbury
27/8/20 – 15/10/20
Explore your creativity in a range of artistic media and subject matter.

Terms & conditions

  • COVID-19 policies & procedures

    In line with government recommendations, we have made some changes for Term 3, including social distancing, reduced class numbers and some courses being conducted online. Prior to course commencement, enrolled students will be informed of any relevant requirements or procedural updates by email.

  • How to enrol

    Students can download an enrolment form online or complete an enrolment form at our offices. We require payment and completed enrolment details to secure your place in a course.

  • Payment details

    Credit card and EFTPOS are our preferred payment methods at this time, and we accept payments by bank transfer and cash. We also accept weekly direct debits (external transaction fees apply).

    • Direct deposit details:
    • Bank: Bendigo Bank
    • Account name: Preston Neighbourhood House
    • BSB: 633-000
    • Account number: 1285 76022
    • Reference area: Your surname, course name and time
  • Course materials

    We will advise students prior to course commencement if there are course material fees to be paid. This is a separate payment, in addition to the course fee, unless otherwise stated (materials are included in all Arts Hub courses).

  • Refunds

    There are no refunds for Term 3 courses or missed sessions. In situations of financial hardship or exceptional circumstances, students can apply to Operations Manager Catriona Herz at opsmanager@bridgedarebin.org.au

  • Cancellations

    Course commencement is subject to sufficient enrolments – minimum and maximum class sizes apply to all courses. In the event of a course cancellation all fees will be refunded in full by direct payment to your nominated bank account. Our fees policy can be provided on request.

  • Child care

    Bridge Darebin provides occasional childcare services in Preston and Thornbury. On-site child care is available to support parents/grandparents studying at Bridge Darebin. We are registered for the Child Care Subsidy; up to 85% of childcare fees may be claimed by eligible families. Visit education.gov.au/ChildCarePackage to confirm your eligibility.

  • Public & school holidays

    We are closed on public holidays. Some courses may operate during school holidays; your tutor will advise if this is the case.

Learning New Technology in the Workplace

Improve your knowledge and digital-literacy skills across various technologies used in the workplace, including computers, tablets and smartphones. Email training@bridgedarebin.org.au or phone 03 9484 5806 for details.

  • Start date: 22 August 2020
  • Time: Saturdays, 10am-12pm
  • Location: online
  • Sessions: 4
  • Cost: free
  • TO ENROL: phone 03 9484 5806 during opening hours or email connect@bridgedarebin.org.au

New Tech @ Workplace I

22/08/20 – 12/09/20
Learner outcomes will include the ability to use technology programs and applications across various devices to increase digital literacy knowledge in workplace settings. Pathways include New technology for the workplace II, Computer skills for the workplace – Beginners, Intermediate or Advanced, Step up to Work, TTT, volunteering or employment. Photo by Fabian Grohs on Unsplash

Terms & conditions

  • COVID-19 policies & procedures

    In line with government recommendations, we have made some changes for Term 3, including social distancing, reduced class numbers and some courses being conducted online. Prior to course commencement, enrolled students will be informed of any relevant requirements or procedural updates by email.

  • How to enrol

    Students can download an enrolment form online or complete an enrolment form at our offices. We require payment and completed enrolment details to secure your place in a course.

  • Payment details

    Credit card and EFTPOS are our preferred payment methods at this time, and we accept payments by bank transfer and cash. We also accept weekly direct debits (external transaction fees apply).

    • Direct deposit details:
    • Bank: Bendigo Bank
    • Account name: Preston Neighbourhood House
    • BSB: 633-000
    • Account number: 1285 76022
    • Reference area: Your surname, course name and time
  • Course materials

    We will advise students prior to course commencement if there are course material fees to be paid. This is a separate payment, in addition to the course fee, unless otherwise stated (materials are included in all Arts Hub courses).

  • Refunds

    There are no refunds for Term 3 courses or missed sessions. In situations of financial hardship or exceptional circumstances, students can apply to Operations Manager Catriona Herz at opsmanager@bridgedarebin.org.au

  • Cancellations

    Course commencement is subject to sufficient enrolments – minimum and maximum class sizes apply to all courses. In the event of a course cancellation all fees will be refunded in full by direct payment to your nominated bank account. Our fees policy can be provided on request.

  • Child care

    Bridge Darebin provides occasional childcare services in Preston and Thornbury. On-site child care is available to support parents/grandparents studying at Bridge Darebin. We are registered for the Child Care Subsidy; up to 85% of childcare fees may be claimed by eligible families. Visit education.gov.au/ChildCarePackage to confirm your eligibility.

  • Public & school holidays

    We are closed on public holidays. Some courses may operate during school holidays; your tutor will advise if this is the case.

Intro to Office Admin

For those considering working or volunteering in office administration, this short course builds skills in communication, customer service, time management, problem solving, multitasking, office procedures, office etiquette and teamwork. Email training@bridgedarebin.org.au or phone 03 9484 5806 for details.

  • Start date: 25 July 2020
  • Time: Saturdays, 10am-12pm
  • Sessions: 4
  • Location: online
  • Cost: free
  • TO ENROL: phone 03 9484 5806 during opening hours or email connect@bridgedarebin.org.au

Terms & conditions

  • COVID-19 policies & procedures

    In line with government recommendations, we have made some changes for Term 3, including social distancing, reduced class numbers and some courses being conducted online. Prior to course commencement, enrolled students will be informed of any relevant requirements or procedural updates by email.

  • How to enrol

    Students can download an enrolment form online or complete an enrolment form at our offices. We require payment and completed enrolment details to secure your place in a course.

  • Payment details

    Credit card and EFTPOS are our preferred payment methods at this time, and we accept payments by bank transfer and cash. We also accept weekly direct debits (external transaction fees apply).

    • Direct deposit details:
    • Bank: Bendigo Bank
    • Account name: Preston Neighbourhood House
    • BSB: 633-000
    • Account number: 1285 76022
    • Reference area: Your surname, course name and time
  • Course materials

    We will advise students prior to course commencement if there are course material fees to be paid. This is a separate payment, in addition to the course fee, unless otherwise stated (materials are included in all Arts Hub courses).

  • Refunds

    There are no refunds for Term 3 courses or missed sessions. In situations of financial hardship or exceptional circumstances, students can apply to Operations Manager Catriona Herz at opsmanager@bridgedarebin.org.au

  • Cancellations

    Course commencement is subject to sufficient enrolments – minimum and maximum class sizes apply to all courses. In the event of a course cancellation all fees will be refunded in full by direct payment to your nominated bank account. Our fees policy can be provided on request.

  • Child care

    Bridge Darebin provides occasional childcare services in Preston and Thornbury. On-site child care is available to support parents/grandparents studying at Bridge Darebin. We are registered for the Child Care Subsidy; up to 85% of childcare fees may be claimed by eligible families. Visit education.gov.au/ChildCarePackage to confirm your eligibility.

  • Public & school holidays

    We are closed on public holidays. Some courses may operate during school holidays; your tutor will advise if this is the case.

Tiered Training & Transition (TTT)

  • Start date: to be advised
  • Time: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, 9:30am-2:30pm
  • Location: to be advised
  • Sessions: 60
  • Cost: to be advised; contact our office for details

To enrol: To ensure this course is the right one for you, please contact us to organise a chat and tour of our facilities. Please include your name, phone number and email address.

About the program

TTT is an award-winning work-readiness program for learners with additional needs. This practical course supports students to make a successful transition to sustainable employment or further studies. Program graduates can enter employment as confident, skilled and empowered employees.

This program won the Creating Local Solutions Award at the 2019 Victorian Learn Local Awards. 

This is a Jobactive-approved activity.

Features

  • Ongoing support: A support worker is present in the classroom and during work placement in our social enterprise café, Moon Rabbit.
  • One convenient location: Classes and practical work placement are provided on site at Bridge Darebin: Preston, 218 High St, which is easily accessible by train, tram and bus.
  • Hands-on training: Practical work-placement opportunities are available at Moon Rabbit café. Barista training is provided, and students learn skills that are transferable to any industry, such as customer service and teamwork.

How it works

TTT builds work-readiness skills through classroom activities, group work and hands-on learning. 

In the classroom, students work together and individually with the trainer and support worker to recognise their own potential employment barriers and develop strategies to manage them. The TTT team meets with each student at key stages in each transition, reviewing and working with the student and their trainer/employer to assist in practical ways to overcome these barriers. 

Practical workplace training is provided at Bridge Darebin’s social enterprise café, Moon Rabbit. Students will be assisted through a final stage of transition to employment or further education, with job-hunting support provided.

For more information

Watch our video at the top of this page. For all other enquiries contact TTT Program Lead Marina Makushev on ttt@bridgedarebin.org.au

Terms & conditions

  • COVID-19 policies & procedures

    In line with government recommendations, we have made some changes for Term 3, including social distancing, reduced class numbers and some courses being conducted online. Prior to course commencement, enrolled students will be informed of any relevant requirements or procedural updates by email.

  • How to enrol

    Students can download an enrolment form online or complete an enrolment form at our offices. We require payment and completed enrolment details to secure your place in a course.

  • Payment details

    Credit card and EFTPOS are our preferred payment methods at this time, and we accept payments by bank transfer and cash. We also accept weekly direct debits (external transaction fees apply).

    • Direct deposit details:
    • Bank: Bendigo Bank
    • Account name: Preston Neighbourhood House
    • BSB: 633-000
    • Account number: 1285 76022
    • Reference area: Your surname, course name and time
  • Course materials

    We will advise students prior to course commencement if there are course material fees to be paid. This is a separate payment, in addition to the course fee, unless otherwise stated (materials are included in all Arts Hub courses).

  • Refunds

    There are no refunds for Term 3 courses or missed sessions. In situations of financial hardship or exceptional circumstances, students can apply to Operations Manager Catriona Herz at opsmanager@bridgedarebin.org.au

  • Cancellations

    Course commencement is subject to sufficient enrolments – minimum and maximum class sizes apply to all courses. In the event of a course cancellation all fees will be refunded in full by direct payment to your nominated bank account. Our fees policy can be provided on request.

  • Child care

    Bridge Darebin provides occasional childcare services in Preston and Thornbury. On-site child care is available to support parents/grandparents studying at Bridge Darebin. We are registered for the Child Care Subsidy; up to 85% of childcare fees may be claimed by eligible families. Visit education.gov.au/ChildCarePackage to confirm your eligibility.

  • Public & school holidays

    We are closed on public holidays. Some courses may operate during school holidays; your tutor will advise if this is the case.