March 2017 Newsletter

What’s on this month at The Centre

Please add me (trish.sait@thecentre.vic.edu.au) to your address book just in case these emails go into your spam folder.

Welcome to The Centre

Become a Teachers Aide


Get in quick, this course is fills up fast.

Due to popular demand we are running a second CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support in Wangaratta.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you as a teachers aide or education support worker in primary and secondary schools, and community education environment.

Call Melissa on 5721 0230 or email melissa.giffard@thecentre.vic.edu.au

Where Are They Now

Justine Joyce

Justine was working in retail for 15 years and felt she needed a change. She came to The Centre knowing what she wanted to do….work in Aged Care.

Justine is now working in a facility in Benalla
and says it is the best thing she has ever done.

Congratulations Justine, from The Centre, watch her story below.

Watch this video on our YouTube Channel.

Meet Greta, our 2016 Anne Pennington Award Recipient

300 Likes on Facebook

We started our Facebook page in November
2015 and we are really please to say we already have over 300 supporters of The Centre.
You can like our page here to get regular updates as we don’t want to send you too many emails.

Thank you for supporting us throughout 2016, we saw growth in all our programs, and with your continued support, we hope to maintain that growth to provide programs that support our local community.

We welcome your feedback and any ideas or suggestions to help us, support you.

You can provide feedback anonymously
via our “Have Your Say” page on our website.

Thank you for your support

Students enjoying their training at Cooinda

Six student have commenced on the job training at Cooinda. Read more.

Students enjoying their training at Cooinda

Upcoming Courses

W = Wangaratta
B = Benalla

Community Visitors Scheme

Become a Community Visitor Scheme (CVS) Volunteer

The Community Visitor Scheme (CVS) has been successfully run by The Centre, since 1992. The CVS is very proud to have over 130 amazing volunteers who visit across the Hume region.

Would you like to be one of our special volunteers?

Would you like to bring a smile to someone who is lonely and needing company?

Please call us for a friendly chat to find out more information and how you can become involved.

Jennifer Clement
(03) 5721 0253
1800 682 710 (free call)

Learn More


The Centre offers training for trainees in the following areas:

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Good Sports

Congratulations to Yackandandah Football Netball Club, Barnawartha Football Netball Club, and Federal Football Netball Club, who have all progressed to Level 2 of the Good Sports program.

This is a great achievement, showing their committment to being responsible to their members, as well as adopting a Smoke Free and Safe Transport policy.

For further information click on www.goodsports.com.au

Contact Andrew Bowden or Zac Hedin at Sport North East on PH: 03 5721 0200 or email: andrew.bowden@thecentre.vic.edu.au or zac.hedin@thecentre.vic.edu.au

Autumn School Holiday Program

The Sporting Kids School Holiday program is a great way to get out and get active over the school holidays.

A wide range of sports have been offered so far and this Autumn will be no different with Hockey, Lawn Bowls, Basketball, FootGolf, and Baseball already locked in for Wangaratta.

To find out more about the School Holiday Program, click here.

If your club is interested in hosting a session, contact Zac Hedin on (03) 5721 0250 or email zac.hedin@thecentre.vic.edu.au

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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Our mailing address is:
17 Chisholm Street, Wangaratta
Email: contact@thecentre.vic.edu.au
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