We offer pre-accredited courses and nationally recognized certificate courses. Our flexible delivery options, range of daytime, evening and weekend classes, affordable price structure (with payment plan options) and funded accredited training for eligible applicants, make education accessible for all.

While many students come to DVLC to improve their skills, to gain employment or to start a business, a large number also come for the joy of learning, meeting others and to have fun.

We have a range of accredited courses in three categories – Short Courses, Certificate Courses and Lifestyle Courses. Find below your preferred one!

Ethical Fashion

Concerned about the piles of ‘fast fashion’ that end up in landfill every day?  How about learning how to make new clothes out of your old ones with our Ethical Fashion course?  This is a great way to learn how to keep your wardrobe up to date but without the huge expense.  You also get…

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The Creative Writer

Calling all beginning and developing writers! Do you want to get a taste for the different writing styles, including short story, poetry, creative nonfiction and the personal essay? This 8-week course is taught by an experienced university and TAFE writing teacher, award-winning poet, journalist and short story writer Gary Smith. So, come try your hand…

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English Skills for Everyday

A short course for those whose who struggle with the English language.  From migrants to those who just never got the chance to improve their English skills at school.  This course is aimed at adults who would like to improve their conversation skills and improve their reading, writing and spelling.

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How to Build a Website

Learn how to build a website from start to finish in a friendly face to face environment with a group of other like-minded adults. This course is designed for people already in their own business and would like to build their own website OR would like to start a business in Web Design.  You will…

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The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)

The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) is funded by the Australia Government Department of Education and Training. The program assists migrants and humanitarian entrants develop the English they need to settle successfully and participate socially and economically in Australian life. AMEP provides 510 hours of English language tuition for migrants who hold a permanent resident…

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I Love Music

Improve your skill set with a basic introduction to music history, music theory, music styles, music appreciation and fun group discussion! Exercise your brain and try music for mindfulness and relaxation.  

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Music Therapy

Participants will be engaged in a relaxing and fun music experience with percussion.  This course comprises sound, sights, discussion and a tactile experience, while promoting mindfulness and a creative outlet with assistance.  People with disabilities are encouraged to enrol.

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Pilates, Dance, Stretch & Balance

Build your strength and fitness, lose weight and have fun with our new pilates, dance, stretch and balance courses.  Other benefits include reduced back pain, reduced stress and depression, better joints and improved flexibility.  Our very experienced tutor, Julie Ouliarin, offers a variety of courses at a time to suit you.  Courses are 8 weeks…

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QuickBooks

QuickBooks is a popular accounting software package designed for small to medium-sized businesses. Our QuickBooks course is run by our QuickBooks Advanced Proadvisor Certified tutor covering all the key functions of QuickBooks. Students will develop the skills necessary to navigate and utilise the various features of QuickBooks. Course Outline: Week 1.    Introduction, Navigations, Chart of…

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Write a Business Plan Workshop

Got a bright idea that would make a great business?  Then you will need a business plan.  Learn how to structure your business, marketing strategies, applying for finance and much more in this two-day workshop. Our tutor and entrepreneur, Veronica Kioria, is Chief Executive Officer at DVLC.  She has a wealth of knowledge and experience…

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