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Computer Courses

MYOB Courses

Adult Education Programs

Community Bus Hire

Community Garden

Training and Computer Room Hire

Venue Hire: Oak Avenue - The Dove - Rowan Park

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Computers for Beginners Level 1

This course is for people with little or no experience with computers.
This course covers:

  • Terminology
  • Basic skills
  • Creating & saving documents
  • Email
  • Internet

Date: Mondays

Time: 12.30am-2pm

Cost: $20 (concession available)

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Outcome: Certificate of Attendance

Pathway:

Enrolment Information: Bookings essential, maximum 10 participants, contact Geraldine on 9791 1449 to secure your place.
Please download and fill the Enrolment Form.

Intermediate Computers: Introduction to MS Office 2010 - Windows 7

Improve your basic computer skills in a flexible learning environment.
This course covers:

  • Windows 7
  • Microsoft Word
  • Basic Microsoft Excel
  • Basic Microsoft Publisher

Date: Mondays

Time: 9.30am-12.00pm

Cost: $20 (concession available)

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Outcome: Certificate of Attendance

Pathway:

Enrolment Information: Bookings essential, maximum 10 participants, contact Geraldine on 9791 1449 to secure your place.
Please download and fill the Enrolment Form.

Buying and Selling on Ebay

Learn how to register for Ebay, set up an account, PayPal—what it is and how to use it safely, security when buying and selling. 

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Cost: $20 (for 3 sessions)

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Outcome: Certificate of Attendance

Pathway:

Enrolment Information: Bookings essential, maximum 10 participants, contact Geraldine on 9791 1449 to secure your place.
Please download and fill the Enrolment Form.

Computers for Beginners Level 2 - Exploring the Internet

This class follows on from Level 1. Topics include:

  • Facebook
  • How to find volunteer roles and study online
  • Seek.com
  • Searching with Yahoo, Google and Biz

Date: Tuesdays

Time: 9.30am-12.00pm

Cost: $20 (concession available)

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Outcome: Certificate of Attendance

Pathway:

Enrolment Information: Bookings essential, maximum 10 participants, contact Geraldine on 9791 1449 to secure your place.
Please download and fill the Enrolment Form.

Computers for Beginners - Computer Literacy

Learn the basics in using a computer and continue to practice and develop computer skills. Students can work at their own pace to create projects that they are interested in.

Date: Thursdays

Time: 9.30am-12.00pm

Cost: $20 (concession available)

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Outcome: Certificate of Attendance

Pathway:

Enrolment Information: Bookings essential, maximum 10 participants, contact Geraldine on 9791 1449 to secure your place.
Please download and fill the Enrolment Form.

Advanced Computers: MS Office 2010 - Windows 7

Learned the basics. Now it’s time to go a little more in-depth with what you can do.
Improve your computer skills in a flexible learning environment.

This course covers:

  • Windows 7
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Windows Live Photo Gallery

Date: Fridays

Time: 9.30am-12.30pm

Cost: $20

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Outcome: Certificate of Attendance

Pathway:

Enrolment Information: Bookings essential, maximum 10 participants, contact Geraldine on 9791 1449 to secure your place.
Please download and fill the Enrolment Form.

Excel for business and home application

Take advantage of this MS Office program to keep track of budgeting.
Excel applications:

  • Create Formulae
  • Create Charts
  • Entering Date
  • Sorting information
  • Create an Excel Client Database
  • Create Weekly, Monthly and Annual Budgets

Date: Monday

Time: 6.30pm-9.30pm

Cost: $20 (concession available)

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Outcome: Certificate of Attendance

Pathway:

Enrolment Information: Bookings essential, maximum 10 participants, contact Geraldine on 9791 1449 to secure your place.
Please download and fill the Enrolment Form.

MYOB & Payroll for Small Business - Beginners

Do you run a small business and use MYOB?
Do you need help to optimise this program?

Doveton Neighbourhood Learning Centre is offering workshops specifically for you. Bring along your queries and have a skilled tutor assist you to demystify this process. MYOB is the ideal computerised accounting software and is suitable for beginners who would like to set up and maintain business transactions for their own business or for people looking for employment in an office environment where accounting package is used.

This course covers:

  • Creating A New Company File Chart Of Accounts
  • Opening Balances
  • Historical Balances
  • The Card File
  • Setting Up Inventory
  • Purchasing
  • Paying For Purchases
  • Selling
  • Invoicing Techniques
  • Receivables
  • Working With Inventory
  • Cheques
  • Reconciliations
  • Working With Reports
  • AccountRight And The GST
  • Business Activity Statements
  • Payroll













Program is proudly supported by the City of Casey’s Community Development Initiative.

Date: Mondays

Time: 1.00-2.30pm

Cost: $20 Tuition Fee + Cost of Manual

Term: Term I

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Outcome: Certificate of Attendance

Pathway: MYOB Advanced

Enrolment Information: Bookings essential, maximum 10 participants, contact Geraldine on 9791 1449 to secure your place.
Please download and fill the Enrolment Form.

MYOB & Payroll for Small Business - Intermediate to Advanced

Do you run a small business and use MYOB?
Do you need help to optimise this program?

Doveton Neighbourhood Learning Centre is offering workshops specifically for you. Bring along your queries and have a skilled tutor assist you to demystify this process. MYOB is the ideal computerised accounting software and is suitable for beginners who would like to set up and maintain business transactions for their own business or for people looking for employment in an office environment where accounting package is used.

This course covers:

  • Customising MYOB
  • File Management
  • Security In MYOB
  • Data Mining In MYOB
  • Petty Cash
  • Credit Cards
  • Point Of Sales
  • Fixed Assets
  • Job Tracking
  • MYOB And Word Processing
  • MYOB And Spreadsheets
  • End Of Month
  • End Of Year
  • Customising Forms

Program is proudly supported by the City of Casey’s Community Development Initiative.

Date: Mondays

Time: 9.30am-12.00pm

Cost: $20 Tuition Fee (concession available) + Cost of Manual

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Outcome: Certificate of Attendance

Pathway:

Enrolment Information: Bookings essential, maximum 10 participants, contact Geraldine on 9791 1449 to secure your place.
Please download and fill the Enrolment Form.

Conversational English

Learn how to listen, speak, read and write in English. Gain skills to help you participate in the Australian community, progress in your job or do further study in a welcoming environment.

Date: Mondays

Time: 9.30am-12.30am

Cost: $20

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Outcome: Certificate of Attendance

Pathway:

Enrolment Information: Bookings essential, maximum 10 participants, contact Geraldine on 9791 1449 to secure your place.
Please download and fill the Enrolment Form.

Introduction to Community and Disability Support Work

Interested in working as a community health support worker (youth support worker, case support worker, aged care or disability). Includes:

  • Communicate and work in health or community services
  • Skills to work effectively and appropriately with diverse people
  • Ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities
  • Responding to clients' needs, rights and interest
  • Understanding safe work practices and OH&s
  • Develop and implement service programs
  • Relationships with carers and families
  • Provide individual at home and/or community support services
  • Develop, implement and review aspects of case work
  • Supported decision making
  • Resumes, cover letter etc 



Date: Wednesdays

Time: 9.30am-1.00pm

Cost: $20 (Concession available)

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Outcome: Certificate of Attendance

Pathway:

Enrolment Information: Bookings essential, maximum 10 participants, contact Geraldine on 9791 1449 to secure your place.
Please download and fill the Enrolment Form.

Introduction to Horticulture

This course will provide a wide range of skills in basic gardening, nursery or landscaping work. This will develop student's skills to provide service in garden maintenance, nursery or landscaping in a safe environment. Pathway to further qualification in Horticulture.

Date: Fridays

Time: 9am to 3pm

Cost: $20 (Concession available)

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Outcome: Certificate of Attendance

Pathway:

Enrolment Information: Bookings essential, maximum 10 participants, contact Geraldine on 9791 1449 to secure your place.
Please download and fill the Enrolment Form.

Make a Move

This program is geared to enhance social experiences and includes strength training activities. Morning tea provided.

Funded by Department of Health, Home & Community Care (HACC)

Date: Mondays

Time: 10:00am-2:00pm

Cost: $7.00 (HACC Fees Apply)

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Pathway:

Enrolment Information: Download and fill the Enrolment Form

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night is held on the last Friday of each month at which anyone who is interested can perform. The choice is up to the individual, whether it is a song, musical instrumental or poetry. Everyone is welcome to come along and enjoy an evening of light entertainment. Tea and coffee provided.

Date: Last Friday of each month

Time: 7:30pm till late

Cost: $2.00

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Cooking Made to Measure

Designed to gain skills in cooking healthy meals using basic techniques in food prepara

Date: Fridays

Time: 10.00am-12.00pm

Cost: $20 (concession available) + Ingredients

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Outcome: Certificate of Attendance

Pathway:

Enrolment Information: Download and fill the Enrolment Form

Planned Activity Group

This program is a social support service that addresses social isolation and provides an opportunity for clients to access and enjoy appropriate social and recreational pursuits.

Funded by Department of Health, Home and Community Care (HACC)

Date: Thursday

Time: 10:00am-1:00pm

Cost: $7.00 (HACC Fees Apply)

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Pathway:

Enrolment Information: Download and fill the Enrolment Form

After School Activity Program

Ages: 7-11 years old (Primary School)
Activities includes:

  • Cooking
  • Craft
  • Games
  • Puzzles 
  • Informal Homework Help

Date: Tuesday

Time: 4.00pm - 5.30pm

Cost: $7.50

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Enrolment Information: Download and fill the Enrolment Form

Acquired Brain Injury (Abi) Social Support Group

This program is for people with mild to moderate ABI.

Come along and meet new people, participate in discussions and information sessions, enjoy a light lunch, outings and other activities with people who have been through a similar experience. Participate in peer support in a safe and socially relaxed atmosphere.

Date: Friday

Time: 10.00am - 2.00pm

Cost: $7 per week

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Pathway:

Enrolment Information:

Casey Deaf Club

Meets once a month.
Contact: Carol Wagner by Fax on 5996-9945

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Yarning Group

Meets every Monday.
Contact: Pushpa Austin on 9794-5933 or 0488114369

Venue: Rowan Park House, Doveton

Episcopal Church of Sudan

Meets every Sunday.
Contact: Johnson Mun on 0431817667

Venue: Rowan Park House, Doveton

Amigos in Australia

We are mainly a Spanish speaking group who meet weekly as a social group.
 

Contact:
Monica on 0416 123 393

Date: Wednesdays

Time: Meeting Time: 12:00pm-5:00pm

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Only Ladies

We are a Spanish speaking ladies group who meet weekly to socialize and do our crafts.

Contact: Gladys Fuentes on 0431290323

Date: Thursdays

Time: Meeting Time: 12:00pm-4:00pm

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Australian Filipino Community Service

AFCS is a statewide organisation of Filipinos in Victoria. AFCS is working towards empowering the Filipino community in Victoria.

Contact: 
Norminda Villanueva on 0466826380 or
Email: southeast.cpcavictoria@gmail.com

Date: Wednesdays, Thursdays and Friday

Time: 9am to 4pm

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton

Carer's Art Class

Meets every Tuesday.

Venue: Rowan Park House, Doveton

Friends of Rowan Park

Contact: Geraldine Gonsalvez 97133671 or Jennifer Bastian 0406330514

Venue: Oak Avenue Hall, Doveton