Courses and Classes

    Supporting your learning….Learn Local

We provide one on one support in the use of computers, tablets and smart phones.  Drop in and see us for some assistance at the House. We can also support you with information about our local Internet and mobile access options.


Classes being held at Bruthen and District Neighbourhood House

Intermediate Computer Skills for life, work & study

Dates: Tuesdays starting on 8th October to 10th December, 2019
Hours 11am-2pm. Duration: 10 weeks
Course Cost:ACFE funded/concession $83 Full Fee $120

Designed for those who have some computer skills, and are considered at a post beginner computer level.
This course will give you a good grounding in the Microsoft office suite: Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint before you move on to using online storage including Google apps.
You will learn how to store and manage online and offline as well as understand how cloud based apps integrate with each other giving you a good grounding in cloud based productivity tools and their application for life, business or further study.

You will be able to choose a particular role in an area of interest and focus on specific cloud based productivity tools, for example, that will help you to learn how to:
Handle email and calendar
Automate your inbox with filters and easily undo sent messages
Organise events and meetings using communication and collaboration tools
Save time using prewritten replies
Keep track of important tasks on your to-do list
Write letters
Create a budget
Create a presentation
Understand online commerce
Create a LinkedIn profile

Jobsearch online activities and MyGov information and access
Career Guidance and Pathway opportunities.

Improve and update your skills and if you are self-taught fill the gaps in your knowledge.


Bookings can be made by calling Annie Pearce Mob: 0497 544 490


Online bookings:


Digital Storytelling A Film Making and Editing Course at The Hub Bairnsdale

Dates: Sunday 25th August and Sunday 1st September, 2019

We just finished this great course.  We are planning to deliver it next time as an ACFE funded learn local course but with some added content.


ACFE funded courses

To be eligible for the concession rate you must be aged between 16 – 70 years of age.  Completing this course to get into employment, further employment or planning to possibly enter education or further education.  Hold a concession card or pension card.

Bookings can be made by calling Buchan Neighbourhood House.  Ph. 51 559 216 or Mob 0427586038


Download our Enrollment Form Here

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