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!

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 employee’s 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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Conversational English

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 English conversation skills in a relaxed and friendly environment.

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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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