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!

Sewing for Beginners

Learn the basics of sewing with this great course!  You will get an understanding of the sewing machine and machine sewing techniques, be introduced to sewing terminology, tools, patterns, fabric selection and cutting techniques.  This class is perfect for those who are new to sewing and even those with a little experience who want to…

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Intro to Office Skills Levels 1 & 2

This is a short course held in two parts over one school term.  You will receive an introduction to using Microsoft technologies including Word, Excel, Outlook (email) and PowerPoint.  You will learn keyboarding skills and how to use office equipment.  The course also covers working in an office environment, personal presentation, etiquette, confidence building, interview…

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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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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 great course. Our tutor and entrepreneur, Veronica Kioria, is Chief Executive Officer at DVLC.  She has a wealth of knowledge and experience…

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FNS40217 – Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping provides students with a thorough understanding of bookkeeping principles and practices.  Students are equipped to continue their studies to a higher qualification or to gain employment as a contract bookkeeper or employee performing bookkeeping tasks.  The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and…

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Intro to Excel

This course will introduce you to some of the wonders of Excel and improve your employment possibilities.  Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet package used extensively in administration roles, finance and business analysis roles, retail and many other industries.

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