Available courses

Course Image Beginner's Art Class


Over ten weeks, experiment with different art techniques and mediums including acrylic paint, watercolour paint, print making, charcoal and pastel, mixed media art and fabric art. Produce an interesting new piece of art each week and learn some new art skills. All materials provided. 


THURSDAY 12.30pm-2.30pm 19 Jul—20 Sep (10 weeks) 

Cost: $80.00 per 10 week term or casual $10.00 per class 


Course Image Dandenong U3A Painting Class


A popular painting group run by U3A (University of the Third Age). Cost is membership to U3A plus materials. For more information and to become a member of U3A phone 9546 2997. 


THURSDAY 12.00pm-2.00pm 


Course Image Jewellery Redesigned


Learn practical techniques and redesign old jewellery into personalised new creations. Bring along a piece or two of jewellery that you can pull apart and turn it into a new piece of jewellery. 


THURSDAY 12.30pm-2.30pm 30 Aug (1 week) 

Cost: $20.00 BYO old jewellery piece/s 


Course Image Card Making

Don't miss these fabulous card-making workshops

Try out different techniques using inks, stamps, dies, and more. Includes materials. 


Stampin! Up! With Michelle 

WEDNESDAY 10.30am-12.30pm 25 July Cost $20.00 

Kaszazz with Lisa 

THURSDAY 12.30pm-2.30pm 23 Aug Cost: $20.00 


Course Image Card making and Scrapbooking Friendship Group


This group is for card making or scrapbooking enthusiasts. Set aside time to get together with other crafty people to share ideas or to complete those unfinished paper projects. BYO own materials. 


MONDAY 12.30pm-3.00pm 16 Jul —17 Sept (10 weeks) 

Cost: $3.00 per week No class 11 Jun 


Course Image Knitting and Crochet


A friendly group for all levels, from beginners to advanced (our friendly volunteer can show beginners how to get started). Enjoy some company and a chat while you knit or crochet. You can either knit a pro-ject for yourself or you may like to knit for charity. BYO needles and wool. 


WEDNESDAY 1.00pm-3.00pm 18 Jul —19 Sept (10 weeks) 

Cost: $3.00 per week 


Course Image Patchwork Friendship Group


For anyone who loves patchwork and quilting and enjoys sharing ideas. New members must have basic skills in patchwork and quilting as there is no tutor. BYO projects and equipment. 


TUESDAY 9.00am-12.00noon 17 Jul —18 Sept (10 weeks)

Cost: $3.00 per week 


Course Image Embroidery or Patchwork


Students choose and work on their own projects (whether it is patchwork or embroidery) with help and advice from the tutor. For the beginner the tutor can help select a suitable design and give suggestions on colour combinations. 


WEDNESDAY 12.45pm-2.45pm 25 Jul—12 Sep (8 weeks) 

or THURSDAY 9.30am-12.00noon 26 Jul—13 Sep (8 weeks) 

Cost: $80.00 plus materials 


Course Image Made with Love Quilters


Made with Love Quilters are a dedicated group of ladies who make quilts for charity. They would love anyone who is interested to come along and help out, all materials are supplied to make the quilts. Come for a few hours or stay all day - BYO lunch. 

Last FRIDAY of the month 27 Jul, 31 Aug, 21 Sep 

Second MONDAY of the month 16 Jul, 13 Aug, 10 Sep 

Time: 9.30am-2.30pm Cost: $3.00 per session 


Course Image Quilling for Card Making


Quilling is a much easier than it looks and with a little guidance participants will be amazed at how quickly they learn the technique. Make quilled flowers and other designs and mount them on cards. All materials and tools provided for the class. 


FRIDAY 10.00am-12.00pm 7 Sept (1 week) 

Cost: $10.00 


Course Image Zumba


Zumba combines hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to cre-ate a unique fitness program that is so much fun you won’t even count it as hard work. 

Phone Claudia on 0481 170 788 for bookings and enquiries. 

MONDAY 7.00pm-8.00pm 

WEDNESDAY 7.00pm-8.00pm 

Cost: $12.00 per class casual; $100.00 for prepaid 10 class pass 


Course Image Pilates Mat Beginner Course


Come and join us for beginner / intermediate Pilates mat classes, suitable for all ages and fitness levels. This class focuses on core stability, flexibility, postural control, breathing, alignment and rehabilitation. Please bring a drink bottle, mat and towel. For bookings and enquiries phone Leigh on 0422 438 774 or 9792 4238. 


THURSDAY 7.30pm-8.30pm 19 Jul —20 Sept (10 weeks) 

Cost: $18.00 per class—pay in advance for term; 

or casual rate of $25.00 per class 


Course Image Gentle exercise with Tai Chi


For people aiming to improve their level of fitness through gentle exercise. Especially suitable for people who wish to improve and maintain their level of fitness. The class includes weight-bearing exercises for strength, exercises for flexibility, co-ordination, balance, controlled breathing, and circulation. For bookings and enquiries phone Sandra 0402 739 702. 


FRIDAY 10.15am-11.15am 20 Jul —20 Sept (10 weeks) 

Cost: $8.00 per class; No concession. 


Course Image Tai Chi


Promotes harmony of mind and body. Tai Chi is meditation in motion, movements are slow and gentle. Classes include muscle stretching and relaxation. Suitable for all ages. For bookings and enquiries phone Sandra 0402 739 702. 

MONDAY 2.00pm-3.00pm (beginners) 16 Jul—17 Sep (10wks) 

TUESDAY 6.30pm-7.30pm (beginners) 17 Jul—18 Sep (10wks) 

WEDNESDAY 1.30pm-2.30pm (beginners) 18 Jul—19 Sep (10wks) 

FRIDAY 11.15am-12.15pm (advanced) 20 Jul—20 Sep (10wks) 


Cost: $100.00 per 10 week term or $12.00 per class 

Concession: $80.00 per 10 week term or $10.00 per class 


Course Image Meditation

Free classes!


Learn meditation on the inner light. A simple but effective method to bring out your innermost qualities, enhance your powers of concentration and benefit you at the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual levels. For bookings & enquiries call Sharon 0419 308 475. 

TUESDAY 1.45pm-2.45pm 17 Jul—18 Sep (10 weeks) 

WEDNESDAY 6.00pm-7.00pm 18 Jul—19 Sep (10 weeks) 

Cost: Free 


Course Image AMEP English Class


English Fridays is a relaxed class where you can improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing while learning about everyday life in Australia. Run by Chisholm Institute for students eligible for the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) 510 hours of free English. 


FRIDAY 9.00am-2.30pm 20 Jul—21 Sep (10 weeks) 

Phone Chisholm on 1300 517 459 to find out if you can join this free program and to make an appointment 


Course Image AMES English Classes


AMES Australia delivers English Language programs at Endeavour Hills Neighbourhood Centre. English Language Skills of speaking, listening, reading, writing and developing computer skills will be taught. Classes are held Monday to Wednesday. 

For enquiries call AMES Australia Dandenong on 8791 2401 or go to Level 4, 280 Thomas St Dandenong. 


Course Image Interactive English


This e-Learning class is learning English through specially designed com-puter–based English programs and online activities and exercises. You will improve your English, reading and spelling skills while also learning to use a computer. Improving communication skills gives students access to more choices in learning areas, the workforce, further education and students are better prepared for everyday living. 


MONDAY 9.00am-1.00pm 16 Jul - 17 Sept (10 weeks) 

Cost: *$43.00; Concession: $15.00 *Government funded rate 


Course Image English as a Second Language


Improve your reading, writing and speaking skills in this small and friendly class. Practise your conversation skills to assist you with shopping, banking and other everyday tasks. Gain the confidence to go on to further study or get a job. Suitable for beginners to intermediate. 

Students must be permanent residents or Australian citizens to be eligible for this government funded class. 


TUESDAY 9.00am-1.00pm 17 Jul—18 Sep (10 weeks) 

Cost: *$43.00; Concession: $15.00 

WEDNESDAY 9.00am-12.30pm 18 Jul—19 Sep (10 weeks) 

Cost: *$37.00; Concession: $15.00 

THURSDAY 9.00am-1.00pm 19 Jul—20 Sep (10 weeks) 

Cost: *$43.00; Concession: $15.00 *Government funded rate 



Course Image Internet Computer Club


Get together with other people who share your interest in computers and the Internet. This is an informal group for people who have completed one of our computer classes or have some computer experience. 


THURSDAY 9.45am-11.45am 19 Jul — 20 Sept (11 weeks) 

Cost: $3.00 per week 


Course Image Internet Basics and Beyond


In a small group setting, learn how to set up an email, browse the internet, use Facebook and Skype, get tips about online safety and much more. Suitable for people who have completed one of our computer classes or have some computer experience. 


TUESDAY 10.00am-12.00pm 17 Jul —20 Sept (11 weeks) 

Cost: $3.00 per week 


Course Image Word for Beginners


Get started in Microsoft word, learn how to create, save and change docu-ments, formatting text, paragraphs and pages 


TUESDAY 12.30pm-2.30pm 14 Aug - 28 Aug (3 weeks) 

Cost: $30.00; Concession: $25.00 


Course Image Excel for Beginners or Intermediate


The basics of excel explained and you will learn how to create spread-sheets and how to customize them to use for a wide variety of purposes. 

If you have completed the beginners module, learn more about excel functionality by doing the intermediate level. 


TUESDAY 12.30pm-2.30pm 4 Sep—18 Sep (3 weeks) 

Cost: $30.00; Concession: $25.00 


Course Image Pottery for Kids


In this two week school holiday workshop you will enjoy the creative process of learning how to make handbuilt pottery. Jewellery plate, hand prints, flower bouquet, lots of ideas to choose from. In the first session you will create the pottery, and in the second session you will paint it. 


TUESDAY 10.00am-11.00am 6 Jul—13 Jul (2 weeks) 

Bookings: Phone Seema 0432 940 297 


Course Image Children's Art Class


For primary school age children, your child will learn a wide range of art making skills including drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, sculpture and canvas. We provide a fun and creative space to learn and experiment with different mediums including pencil, watercolours and acylics. Class activities are age appropriate and include a mix of theory and hands on practice and will develop children’s skills and creative thinking. 


FRIDAY 4.00pm-5.00pm 3 Aug—7 Sep (6 weeks) 

Cost: $72.00 ($12.00 per class) 

Bookings: Phone 9700 3789 or contact Seema on 0432 940 297 


Course Image Mandarin for Children


Children love our fun classes. Using Accelerated Learning Techniques which involves the children using both sides of their brain through music, storytelling and games. Classes suitable for ages 4 to 12 years. For more information see web site: www.accschinese.com 


SATURDAY 9.30am-11.30am 28Jul —15 Sept (8 weeks) 

Bookings: Phone 0421 709 414 


Course Image School Holiday Maths and Physics

AFFORDABLE MATHS AND PHYSICS TUTORING 

This school holiday homework and/or study workshop in Maths and Phys-ics is for anyone in Years 9 to 12. Focus one morning a week on maths or physics to get all your homework done in this intensive session, or you can use the session for study and revision with the help of our enthusiastic tutor. 


Maths WEDNESDAY 9.00am-1.00pm 4 Jul (1 week) 

Physics WEDNESDAY 9.00am-1.00pm 11 Jul (1 week) 

Cost: $20.00 per session 

Bookings: Phone 9700 3789 or contact Ray on 0412 869 695 


Course Image SingIt Music School


Singing, guitar and piano lessons. Singit Music School has over 15 years of experience in the music industry and their singing techniques are worl renowned. Singing lessons improve pitch, tonal quality, vocal range, vocal power/projection, vocal placement, breathing technique and pronunciation. Guitar and piano lessons are also available. Phone Ash on 0431 206 266 for all enquiries and bookings. Classes held on various days and times at the Centre. 


Course Image Affordable Maths and Physics Tutoring

 


Tutoring in Maths and Physics for anyone in Years 9 to 12 at very afforda-ble rates with experienced tutor. For help and revision with General Maths, Maths Methods or Specialised Maths on Wednesdays, and with Physics scheduled for Saturday mornings. If you would like a tutoring ses-sion but cannot make the scheduled times, please contact us to see if we can work out a suitable time for you. 

Ray has a Masters of Electrical Engineering and is a lecturer at Monash University. He has a wealth of practical industry experience and educa-tional expertise. 

Mathematics

Wednesdays 4.30pm-6.00pm                      18 July - 19 September                     Cost $10.00 per session

Physics

Saturdays 9.30am-11.00am                          21 July - 22 September                     Cost $10.00 per session


Bookings: Phone 9700 3789 or phone Ray on 0412 869 695 


Course Image Lynn's Learning


English and Maths tuition for Prep to Year 10 students. Individualised extension and remedial programs, mathematical skills, creative writing techniques, ICAS, NAPLAN & scholarship preparation. Call to book your free assessment. Find out more at http://www.lynnslearning.com 


MONDAY 3.45pm-6.45pm 16 Jul —17 Sept (11 weeks) 

Bookings: Phone 9796 8779 


Course Image Counselling with Manini


Counselling provided for grief and loss, criticism, fear, guilt, anger, abuse, low self-esteem, abandonment, loneliness and other issues. Manini’s (the counsellor) qualifications are a B.A., a Diploma of Holistic Counselling and she is a member of HTA and AHHCA. Counselling is free for all members of the community over 21 years of age. All client information and data is strictly confidential. Bookings essential—phone Manini on 0430 511 832 or email belief.hope@hotmail.com 


THURSDAY by appointment (between 9.00am-3.00pm)

19 Jul—20 Sep (10 weeks) 


Course Image First Aid


HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) $65.00 

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid (Reaccreditation) $65.00 

Keep your first aid skills current, includes annual CPR update. 

HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Educa-tion and Care Setting (Reaccreditation) $90.00 

Includes Asthma and Anaphylaxis training. 

WEDNESDAY 1 August 9.30am-12.30pm (HLTAID004 9.30am-1.00pm) 

All training provided by Healthguard First Aid Training Services. 

For bookings phone 9700 3789. 


Course Image Early Childhood Ed and Care


Elite Training Institute (RTO CODE 40965 and CRICOS CODE 03470A) offers: 

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care—52 weeks 

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care—80 weeks 

Two weekly classes: Monday 10am and Saturday 8am. 

Government Funding available for eligible individuals and is delivered through Skills First Program by Victorian Government training initiative. NON-ELIGIBLE students for Victorian Government can apply for full fee for service and pay $200.00 per month for the duration of the course. 

Contact ETI on 9088 0255, or  email info@eti.edu.au for details on eligibility admission criteria and course structure. 


Course Image Occasional Child Care


Do you need some time out? Do you have appointments to attend, shopping to do or would just like some time for yourself? Our qualified and experienced staff can care for your children but bookings are essential as places are limited. Bookings can be made by phoning 9700 3789


TUESDAYS and FRIDAYS Time: 9.30am-12.30pm 

Cost: $180.00 per term or $20.00 per session 

Plus $10.00 yearly enrolment fee 


Course Image Junior Activity Group (JAG)


3 & 4-YEAR-OLD PRE-KINDER 

These pre-kinder sessions help to prepare children for their kindergarten year while having lots of fun. We offer a varied program that encourages socialisation and caters for the needs of your child. There is structured activities such as singing, outdoor play, stories, painting, play dough, puzzles and more. 


MONDAY, TUESDAY, THURSDAY and FRIDAYS 

All session times: 9.30am-12.30pm 

Term Fee: $180.00 (1 session/week); $340.00 (2 sessions/week) 

$500.00 (3 sessions/week) 

Plus $10.00 yearly enrolment fee. 


Course Image Boomerang Bags Sewing Bees

Boomerang Bags is a community initiaitive where volunteers make reusable bags from recycled fabric and provide them to the community as a sustainable alternative to plastic bags. Help make bags at the fortnightly sewing bees. All ages welcome and no experience required. Free event. No bookings needed. Enquiries - Amanda on 0422 529 573 or BBEndeavourhills@gmail.com.


6-9pm, 2nd Wednesday of every month

1-4pm, 4th Saturday of every month.

Course Image Help with filling out forms

Adult Learner's Week

Monday 3 September: Help with filling out forms 

If English is your second language or if you simply need help filling out forms then drop into the Centre on Monday 3 September between 10am- 2pm and we can assist you in filling out any form that you require help with. The forms can be a paper form or an online application form. Just bring it along with any associated information required to complete the forms. No bookings required. 


Course Image Managing Your Energy Bills $50 BONUS


We know that Victorians are paying too much for their energy bills—that’s why we are stepping in to help families get the best deal. There are better energy deals out there and we have set up an independent website - Vic-torian Energy Compare - to help people find them. Victorian Energy Com-pare can save people hundreds of dollars a year by getting them a better deal from power companies. 

Now there’s 50 more reasons to visit the site - every Victorian who uses the website between July and December 2018 will receive a $50 bill bo-nus. You don’t need to take up an offer, you just have to compare and find the best deal for you. Seven out of ten people can save money by using Victorian Energy Compare. Following the session you can use our free internet kiosk to use the website while it is still fresh in your mind. 

Bookings essential—phone 9700 3789.