September 2017 Newsletter

What’s on this month at The Centre

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Welcome to The Centre

The Centre wins Learn Local Legends Award.

The Centre wins learn local legend, recognised as a leading regional provider of training.

The Centre has won the Learn Local Legend Award for North East Victoria, we are being recognised as a leading regional provider of training.

Unlike larger RTO’s, The Centre is a Not-for-Profit community college and we strive to be a leader of high quality training in North East Victoria and couldn’t have achieved this Award without your support.

We are very proud of this award and it reflects the hard work all the staff who have contributred to The Centre in the last couple of years.

Thank you for supporting The Centre, your Community College.
Find a course for you.

Beyond Ice, Wangaratta

Beyond IceA new facebook page has been launched to support families affected by ice, Beyond Ice, Wangaratta.

Beyond Ice, Wangaratta is an initiative of the Wangaratta Local Drug Action Team (formerly known as the Wangaratta Ice Steering Committee). They are a group that first got together in 2015 to look at ways to better coordinate and communicate local services and initiatives. Their project is made possible thanks to support from the Australian Government and Australian Drug Foundation. It is auspice by The Centre, Wangaratta.

Where Are They Now

Emily decided it was time to pick up her game a bit, the kids were at school now and she decided to do a course.

She completed CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support in June and recently resigned from her job as a cleaner after she found work at Cooinda Village.

Watch Emily’s story

Meet Emily who completed CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support in June and recently resigned from her job as a cleaner after she found work at Cooinda Village.

View other success stores at our YouTube Channel

Reconnect – to Education and Learning @ The Centre

The Centre is very proud to now be a Reconnect provider for the Shires of Wangaratta, Benalla, Moira and Mitchell.

If you are or know someone who is:

  • Aged 17-19, disengaged early school leaver, not currently enrolled in school or any education and training and/or full time employment.


  • a long term unemployed people aged 20-64 without year 12 or equivalent attainment.

Reconnect provides one-to-one support, focussed on helping you to create and achieve positive changes for your life through re-engaging in education and learning. As a participant in Reconnect you will be supported by your Learner Engagement Officer (LEO) who will work closely with you to understand your goals, where your strengths and interests are and what is holding you back. Together with your LEO, you will build a plan based around your learning, work and personal goals, mapping out the pathway forward to achieving your goals.

Visit our website to find out more.

Jazz Festival

2017 Jazz Festival Volunteers Needed

Once again The Centre will be coordinating Volunteers for the 2017 Wangaratta Jazz Festival.

Click here to register as a Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Volunteer.

The annual event held on the weekend of the Melbourne Cup in Northeast Victoria. Artists, Programme, Contacts, Volunteering Opportunities.

All volunteers will receive an exclusive Wangaratta Jazz and Blues t-shirt
to wear during their shifts.

If you work 3 or more shifts you will receive a
complimentary Blues Marquee Pass.

Key Dates:

  • Volunteer Registrations Close 16th October, 2017
  • Information Night 18th October, 2017
  • Festival Dates 3rd/4th/5th November, 2017

Click here to find out more and register today

Upcoming Courses

W = Wangaratta
B = Benalla
M = Myrtleford

Courses in Beechworth and Mansfield


The Centre offers on the job traineeships in a range of industries.

Students doing SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality at Bright Brewery

Find Out More

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.

Scott Landells
(03) 5721 0255

Shari Artley (03) 5721 0253 shari.artley@thecentre.vic.edu.au

1800 682 710 (free call)


Find Out More

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

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Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to access government subsidised training.

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