January 2017 Newsletter

What’s on this month at The Centre

Welcome to The Centre

Welcome to 2017

We hope you had a wonderful break and you are refreshed for 2017.

Summer in North East Victoria is stunning and there are some amazing events coming up. The Farmers Markets on the 2nd Saturday of each month, Ales on Ovens on the 4th February and the summer in the parks series. If you want help with your New Years resolution there is the Marathon & Fun Run or the Weekly Wangaratta Parkrun in Apex Park.

Enjoy the summer break before classes start on the 30th January.

2017 Semester 1 Course Guide is out

If you live in Wangaratta or Benalla you should have received a copy of our course guide in your letterbox.

Our Course Guide will let you know what we deliver and where however, to get specific dates and times please refer to our website.

Wave Project

Calling all older residents & carers living in the Rural City of Wangaratta!

Are you over 60 and living  live in the Rural City of Wangaratta?  On behalf of the Australian Institute of Primary Care and Ageing, Latrobe University is wanting to hear from people aged 60 years and older and who live in the Rural City of Wangaratta – about what is important to them to be healthy and well, as they grow older. They are also interested in hearing from carers of older people.  You can find out more about the project and submit feedback at  http://www.northeasthealth.org.au/wave-project/

Looking for a school alternative?

Our VCAL program might be the right choice.

Complete your senior secondary qualification in our project based learning program.

The Centre is a child safe organisation that has smaller class sizes than other providers in an adult education environment. The Centre caters for a wide range of learners and abilities.

The program is open to youth and adults seeking to complete a senior secondary qualification. Find out more.

Study VCAL at The Centre

Find out what it is like to study at The Centre.

This video was produced by our Adult VCAL students as part of their Work Related Skills studies, Well done.

What is it like to study at The Centre?

Upcoming Courses

W = Wangaratta
B = Benalla
Br = Broadford


Become a Teachers Aide
Courses staring 30th January

Become a Teachers Aide
Certificate III in
Education Support

  • Broadford
  • Benalla
  • Wangaratta
  • Mansfield
  • Horsham
Find Out More


Work in Aged Care
Courses staring 30th January

Become a Teachers Aide
Certificate III in
Individual Support

  • Broadford
  • Benalla
  • Wangaratta
  • Mansfield
  • Horsham
Find Out More

VicHealth Active Club Grants Recipients

Congratulations to the following recipients who recently received funding through VicHealth Active Club Grants Round 1 program:

  • Wodonga Basketball Association
  • Bright Bowls Club
  • Chiltern Bowling Club
  • Rutherglen United Cricket Club
  • Mount Beauty Dragon Boat Club
  • Warriors – Albury Wodonga Dragon Boat Club
  • Albury Wodonga Triathlon Club

Clubs received funding for either Female Participation or Participation in Social & Modified forms of Sport.

Round 2 opens in February 2017. If your club is interested in applying, Sport North East will be happy to discuss any ideas and assist with the application process where possible. Contact us on sportnortheast@thecentre.vic.edu.au

RSA Courses and Good Sports

Congratulations to United Bright Football Netball Club on becoming an accredited Level 3 Good Sports Club. This is a great effort by the club, showing their commitment to providing a safe and inclusive environment.

There are many benefits to being a Good Sports Club, one of which is heavily discounted Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) courses. With the start of the season for winter clubs fast approaching, if your club is interested in running an RSA course or becoming a Good Sports Club, please contact Andrew Bowden on (03) 5721 0249 or email andrew.bowden@thecentre.vic.edu.au.

Find out more

Have your say, visit our web site and give us your ideas and suggestions.

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*This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to access government subsidised training.

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