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    HOMESTEAD COMMUNITY AND LEARNING CENTRE 30 Whiltshire Drive, Roxburgh Park Melway ref: 179 G7 PO Box 119, Dallas Vic 3047

    Monday to Friday, 8.30am5pm 9205 2760

    @ [email protected]

    How to Enrol You can enrol in person or by mail (please see postal

    address below). Payments can only be made by Eftpos or cheque. No cash transactions.

    Cash payments can only be made at Hume City Council Customer Service Centres.

    If sending a cheque, please make it payable to Hume City Council.


    Thursday 24 January 2018

    ONCE YOU HAVE ENROLLED: A course outline and a requirement list will be issued.

    Please purchase the materials on this list before the course commences.

    Once a course commences, no refunds are payable if you miss a class/es.

    Enrolment form and payment to be completed prior to dates stated above.

    Classes will be cancelled if there is a lack of enrolments. In this case a refund will be issued.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: 92052760duringofficehours

    I came to the Homestead to learn patience, tolerance and different cultures. I now understand why people had to be smuggled here, why they had to leave their country, and that there are people that are trying to learn our language and our culture and

    are thankful to live in Australia.

    Tracey Kangan Institute Placement Student

    Homestead Community and Learning Centre Advisory CommitteeThe Advisory Committee provides input into the annual planning of programs and courses delivered at the Homestead Community and Learning Centre taking into consideration, the local knowledge and identified needs of the community.

    General Meeting Wednesday 14 February 10:30am12:30pm

    For more information: 9205 2760

    Homestead Gallery for Hire Available for hire, the Homestead Gallery is an ideal venue for parties, meetings or art exhibitions.

    For booking information: 9205 2760

    Culture and Support GroupsThe following groups meet regularly to organise activities and provide social support for the community:

    Alcoholics Anonymous 0414 241 937

    North West SewnSews 0405 733 459

    Aus Yaylacik Friendship 0490 338 600 Association

    Roxy Learning Group 0402 536 552

    Womens Support Group 9205 2760

    Ladies Activity Group 9205 2760

    Music and CultureIntroductory Offer 50% off

    African Drumming and Song with Ousmane SonkoOusmane is a multi-talented artist who plays djembe, dundun, tama (talking drum), sabar and guitar among other traditional and modern instruments. Since arriving in Australia Ousmane has conducted drumming workshops nationwide and performed regularly in world music festivals including Womadelaide, St. Kilda Festival and Fitzroy/Footscray Emerge Festivals.

    Join Ousmane Sonko a Griot, meaning Traditional Culture Keeper, and West African Drumming Master for this 8 week program

    105, 95 concession

    Thursdays from 8 February 7:15-8:15pm

  • Language Literacy and NumeracyEnglish as an Additional Language (EAL)*These classes are designed for people seeking to build confidence in English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Learn with qualified tutors in a friendly environment catering to all language levels. New learners will be required to attend a language assessment interview. Please make an appointment for assessment and enrolment. This is a pathway program to further study or employment.

    65, 50 concession Full list and timetable is available fromouroffice

    EAL BEGINNERS* Mondays & Wednesdays (8 weeks)

    Commencing 5 February 9:30am1:30pm

    EAL INTERMEDIATE* Tuesdays & Thursdays (8 weeks)

    Commencing 6 February 9:30am1:30pm

    EAL ADVANCED* Tuesdays & Fridays (8 weeks)

    Commencing 6 February 9:30am1:30pm


    Sewing for BeginnnersLearn Basic Garment SkillsIncluded in this program is sewing maching familiarisation, basic sewing techniques, fabric familiarisation and lerning to use a pattern. Make a simple utility bag and then learn garment techniques beginning with zippers, sleeves and buttonholes. Bring your own fabric and sewing machine if you have one, or use ours. Tutor: Sandra Gagnon

    126, 115 concession Tuesdays from 6 February (8 weeks) 9:30am12pm

    Making Curtains for your HomeBasic sewing skills requiredThis course will cover: Types of window coverings Measuring Windows Installation methods Calculating requirements Make a basic Rod Pocket Curtain Making tie backs Making sample curtainsTutor: Sandra Gagnon

    126, 115 concession Tuesdays from 6 February (8 weeks) 12:303pm

    Saree Blouse Making SecretsIf getting a Saree off the rack is not enough, join our class to make your own unique saree blouse.

    Tutor: Kokila Devi

    95, 85 concession Fridays from 16 February (4 weeks) 9:30am-12:30pm

    Introduction to ComputersJoin our computer basics class that caters for beginners and those looking to improve existing skills. Registration essential.

    15, 5 concession or seniors card Fridays from 9 February (8 weeks) 10am12pm

    Intermediate ComputersThis course will allow students to understand how to use Microsoft word for work or further education. The comprehensive skills gained in this course will help you to use Microsoft office suite.Tutor: Chris Halkidis

    82, 75 concession Wednesdays from 7 February (8



    Pathway to EmploymentLearn how to: Write an impressive cover letter Have a great phone interview Make professional calls Deal with customers and enquiries Improve your written and spoken English

    in the workplace Create an email Use search engines and download the

    best Apps for job searchingTutor: Chris Halkidis

    82, 75 Concession Tuesdays from 6 February (8 weeks) 6pm 8pm

    Exciting Technology Programs Everything you need to know about

    buying a computer, laptop, tablet, phone or other electronic device.

    25, 15 concession Thursdays from 15 February (2 weeks) 68pm

    Finding the best internet provider to meet your needs and your budget.

    25, 15 concession Saturdays from 17 February (2 weeks) 10am12pm

    Getting the best use of your Smart TV linking to the internet and Smart phone.

    25, 15 concession Thursdays from 8 March (2 weeks) 68pm

    Internetbargainsandfindingthebestsites for bargain hunters or list unused items and make some money

    25, 15 concession Saturdays from 10 March (2 weeks) 10am12pm

    Enrolment essential, minimum numbers required.

    TERM 1 6 February 29 March

    Tutoring and Mentoring

    My Tutor - Foundations for Learning

    This program is designed for school students in year 6 to year 9. Working initially with parents and students to form good foundations and learning techniques. Students will learn to build self confidence and to deal with challenges and motivation.

    Tutor: Evan Toma

    75 concession Tuesdays from 13 February

    (6 weeks) 5:30-7:30pm

    Basic Leadership Skills

    Understand different leadership styles and essential qualities of a good leader. Gain tools to improve self esteem and increase confidence. Strengthen your communications skills. Build confidence in public speaking and learn about goal setting. A holistic approach to self care and time management is included in this course.

    Tutor: Manar Eltchelebi

    95, 85 concession Mondays from 12 February

    (6 weeks) 6-8:30pm

    Health and WellbeingYogaAn active workout that incorporates posture, movement, breathing exercises, relaxation and meditation. Tutor: Vidya Sagar

    80, 72 concession Thurdays from 8 February 67pm (8 weeks)

    Tutor: Alicia Mateo

    70, 63 concession Fridays from 9 February 9.3010.30am (7 weeks)

    Tutor: Sonchoita Sagar

    80, 72 concession Tuesdays from 6 February 67pm (8 weeks)

    Yoga Mums & Bubs Post Natal

    Tutor: Sonchoita Sagar

    80, 72 concession Wednesdays from 7 February 10-11am (8 weeks)

    Yoga Mums & Bubs Pre Natal

    Tutor: Sonchoita Sagar

    80, 72 concession Thurdays from 8 February 11:30am-12:30pm (8 weeks)

    Pilates with AliciaImprove your posture, strength, balance and overall sense of wellbeing. Please bring your own mat. Tutor: Alicia Mateo

    80, 72 concession Thurdays from 8 February 9.3010.30am (8 weeks)

    Hip-Hop Fun Hip Hop classes for kids aged 10-18. Want to learn the hip hop moves? This class is for you! Parents are welcome stay

    Tutor: Dagogo Obogo

    72 concession Wednesdays from 7 February

    (8 weeks) 5:306:30pm

    Latin DanceEnjoy a fresh style, move to the beat and enjoy the passion of Latin dance. Ideal for beginners, no partners required, our energetic and enthusiastic tutor will help you get fit while having fun.Tutor: Dagogo Obogo

    70, 63 concession Mondays from 5 February

    (7 weeks) 7:158:15pm (7 weeks)

    Recreation and ArtsMake-Up ArtistryThis course will work through the fundamentals of makeup, focusing on: Skincare and primer Foundation and concealer Highlighting, contouring, blush and bronzer Eyebrows Eyeshadow techniques

    Tutor: Melissa Dragonstar

    145, 130 Concession plus materials

    Thursdays from 8 February (8 weeks)


    Cake DecoratingWith Easter just around the corner, learn how to make an Easter topper and other sweet treats to decorate your cakes. Sez from Sezs Sweet Treats will inspire your creativity and guide you throughout the course. Full details of term structure and requirements are available from our office. Cost includes