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!

Intro to Excel

This course will introduce you to some of the wonders of Excel and improve your employment possibilities.

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Italian Intermediate

Italian Intermediate is for those who have a moderate level of understanding of Italian or for those who have completed our Italian Beginners Level 1 and/or 2 course.  In this course, you will build on your existing skills and, as with our other courses, you will learn how to speak in Italian using everyday conversation. …

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Intro to Furniture Restoration and Upcycling

Everything old is new again! This course is ideal for those passionate about restoring and upcycling furniture. Students will learn how to identify and work with different wood types, fix damaged spots, sand, varnish and French polish. Students will also be taught a variety of essential business skills like marketing and budgeting. If you’re looking…

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Intro To Pet Care

Are you an animal lover looking to break into the pet care industry? Then this course is for you! Our expert trainer will teach you everything you need to run your own pet salon. On completion of the course you will have a detailed understanding of different breeds temperaments, skin types, equipment and grooming products….

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Intro to Working in Disability

Are you interested in pursuing a career in the disability sector? This course is an essential introduction for those looking to work in disability. Students will learn about the essential skills required to work in disability and will be shown pathways into developing these skills. Guest speakers from NDIS and those currently employed in the…

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Intro To Warehousing

Are you looking for a career in warehousing? This course will give you all the essential information you need to kick-start your career. In this course students will learn all about preparing orders, picking and packing stock and stocktaking. Other administration duties associated with warehousing will also be covered like teamwork, communication and updating online…

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Intro To Retail

This course is aimed at women facing barriers to returning to the workforce and youth seeking employment. Women and young people seek employment in retail due to the flexibility of hours. This course looks at building employability skills like customer service, money handling, stock processing, visual merchandising and how to dress on trend.  

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Intro to Banyule Employment Industries

Are you currently looking for employment in Banyule? This course identifies local industries where there may be employment opportunities. Guest speakers from various businesses across Banyule will provide vital information and insight into their industries. On completion of the course students will have a good understanding of employer expectations and a list of local employer…

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Social Media Skills

This course equips students with the knowledge they need to market businesses effectively on social media. Students will learn how to harness the power of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to engage customers. On completion of the course, students will have an understanding of the general marketing principles and psychology behind generating and retaining interest on…

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