Life Skills

For more information and to enrol Call 03 9376 9088

Teachers: Kathy Bocquet, Donald Wake

Life Skills Cooking

Work towards achieving 22471VIC - Course in Initial General Education for Adults or 22476VIC - Certificate I in General Education for Adults, while learning to cook fresh, healthy meals to share with the group every week. Classes are designed for people who need support in learning how to plan,prepare, cook (and clean up!) simple, tasty meals. Call 9376 9088 to find out which is the most suitable class for you.

Monday – Thursdays 10am - 1pm




Pathway program for people living with mental health issues designed to encourage learners to participate in employability skills training and activities. This program is designed to be an extremely accessible and relevant first step back into mainstream adult education in the broader community. Learners enrol into a core program that meets weekly to develop employability skills in the context of:

• developing creative skills including singing, writing, poetry, art and zines production.

• developing speaking skills through listening to guest speakers, and engaging in public speaking opportunities

• employment skills such as interview skills, applying for volunteer positions,

• learning new IT skills

• personal and group project planning and management

• event planning and management

Also includes excursions and site visits to organisations and initiatives such as social enterprise cafes; employment support services; exploring volunteering opportunities in organisations such as community radio stations, opportunity shops etc.

For more information contact 9376 9088 or email

Tuesdays 1-4pm

Contact: Ruth Kennedy

Locations: Farnham Street

Cost: free


Boomerang Network

Program for people living with mental health issues. Meets weekly to develop skills in peer support and other employability skills. These skills are developed in the context of:

• planning and management of events and outings

• contributing to and preparing a seasonal newsletter

• sourcing and liaising with guest speakers

• supporting and socialising with peers in weekly sessions.

• prepare and share food together.

Tuesdays 1pm - 4pm

Contact Shane Evans 0423 207 516

Cost: free