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!

CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services

Are you interested in a career that provides customised services to individuals in your local community? or interested in learning about supporting the implementation of specific community- based programs? Then Certificate III in Community Service is the right course for you.   Career Pathways: Community Health Support Worker Youth Support Worker Case Support Worker Residential…

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It’s a Dogs Life

Calling all Dog lovers. This course will enrich your understanding of your fury friend. Learn behavioural activities, and how to recognise signs of distress that may lead to certain behaviours. Identify different breeds. Provide health care for your dog, including  feeding routines, diets, food quality, nutrition and dog specific care products. This course will help…

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Pathway to Health & Community Services Assistant

This pre-accredited course is designed to prepare you for employment and accredited courses in the health sector, such as Community Services. Students with basic English levels are encouraged to apply for this course. Highly recommended for employers who want to support the development of employes basic English level in the job context The course aims…

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Pathway to Certificate I, II or III in Food Processing

This course is a pre-accredited literacy and numeracy course that is contextualised to the needs of food processing industries. Enrol in this course, no matter how basic your English level is, to equip yourself with the right literacy and numeracy skills to move on with more confidence in your pathway in the Food processing sector….

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Introduction to Digital Literacy

This course focuses on developing basic computer and digital literacy skills.  Students will develop skills in: Setting up an email account, Online shopping and banking. And the use of different social platforms. Learn to navigate websites, including Government agencies.

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Introduction to Gardening

Do you want to begin your life by starting a garden? This introductory course will provide the practical skills and knowledge in a broad range of tasks in gardening work including safe handling and use of pesticides, general workplace safety, skills in propagation, compost making, tending plants, treating weeds and planting. Furthermore, we also offer…

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HLTSS00064 – INFECTION CONTROL SKILL SET

To help identify and manage the ongoing risk of COVID-19, DVLC is offering a short course in HLTSS00064 – Infection Control Skill Set. It is FREE to those currently employed in customer-facing roles in the Disability Care/Individual Support/Aged Care sectors.  The course will be held online via Zoom video conferencing. The course consists of three…

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Computer Beginners Plus Even More

Learn EVEN more about Word, Excel, PowerPoint and working in a Windows environment. Your skills will be improved and your knowledge expanded. Consolidate your skills and knowledge with the fourth course in our computer series.  

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Introduction to Medical Reception

Aimed at those interested in working as receptionists and administrators in the medical industry.  Learners will be introduced to medical terminology and gain medical administration skills, incorporating working in community services. This course provides pathways to Cert III in Admin Medical and Cert II Community Services courses. This course will be held in a class…

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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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