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RAA Learner’s Workshop

Playford Stretton Centre Library SA Munno Para

General education ,  Life skills

Have you always been looking at getting your car licence but wasn’t sure where to start?

Come to this free info session on getting your licence. The session will also include information on purchasing your first car, car insurance and much more.

DETAILS:

Saturday 7 September

11AM-12PM

Free, bookings required

Stretton Centre Library

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DETAILS:

Saturday 7 September

11AM-12PM

Free, bookings required

Stretton Centre Library

Venue: Playford Stretton Centre Library

Location: 307 Peachey Road, Munno Para SA 5114

Organiser: Playford Library Service

Phone: 82560333

Website: www.playford.sa.gov.au/community/library-services

Email: library@playford.sa.gov.au

Encounter learning over morning tea

Encounter Centre SA Victor Harbor

Community and food ,  Digital skills ,  Job skills ,  Life skills

The Encounter Centre is holding a morning tea to celebrate Adult Learners Week (ALW) on Monday, September 2, with all welcome.

Located in Victor Harbor, the Encounter Centre has run adult education programs for over 12 years, with the help and expertise of volunteer tutors.

English as a Second Language (ESL) and Literacy for Life (LFL) are two of the centre’s groups.

These groups will be hosting the morning tea from 10am to 12pm.

The ESL and LFL programs have assisted people from a diverse range of nationalities and backgrounds develop skills in English language and literacy.

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Venue: Encounter Centre

Location: Armstrong Road, Victor Harbor SA 5211

Fundamental cooking skills

TAFE SA SA Adelaide

Community and food ,  General education ,  Job skills

This project introduces participants to fundamental cooking skills to foster their ability to plan, shop for and cook healthy, inexpensive and nutritious meals.

The project will promote confidence, acknowledgement of an ability to learn, increased social skills, and provide pathways to further education or volunteering.

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9:00am-4:00pm

Venue: TAFE SA

Location: Foundation Skills 120 Currie Street, Adelaide SA 5000

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Orientation of commercial kitchens

TAFE SA SA Adelaide

Community and food ,  General education ,  Job skills

This project will provide participants with a gateway to careers in commercial cookery. In a vocational education environment, participants will learn about the workings of a commercial kitchen, knife and pan skills and cook some simple dishes. If you’ve ever considered cookery as a career, this is the course for you.

Dress code: Closed footwear.

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9:00am-4:00pm

Venue: TAFE SA

Location: Foundation Skills 120 Currie Street, Adelaide SA 5000

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Organiser: TAFE SA

Phone: 1800 882 661

Website: https://www.tafesa.edu.au/xml/course/sc/sc_T156286487.aspx

Open day at Alex Ramsay Community Hub

Alex Ramsay Community Hub SA Whyalla Stuart

Arts and crafts ,  Community and food ,  Digital skills

An Open Day featuring a variety of activities aimed at giving adults new learning experiences will be held at the Alex Ramsay Community Hub (ARCH).

The Open Day would include free activities for adults including scrapbooking, making keyrings, baking cakes and more.

Computer classes will be on offer on the day to help adults learn more about the digital world.

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10am to 2pm

Venue: Alex Ramsay Community Hub

Location: 25-27 Ramsay St, Whyalla Stuart SA 5608

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Learning about technology – Modbury

City of Tea Tree Gully Library SA Modbury

Digital skills

Be Connected Foundation

Interested in learning about technology but not sure where to start? Want to learn at your own pace and have a reference to take home with you. The Be Connected network is designed to give you basics skills and help you learn about using the internet, staying safe online and keeping up to date with technology.

We will give you a hand to get started and each month we will go through a different course online which you can continue to do at home.

Some of the topics that we will cover:

Avoiding Scams and tricks

Learning about Data

Connecting to others

Online Hobbies such as Ancestry research

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10:30 am – 11:30 am

Venue: City of Tea Tree Gully Library

Location: 571 Montague Road, Modbury SA 5092

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Organiser: City of Tea Tree Gully

Phone: 08 8397 7444

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/be-connected-foundation-learning-about-technology-tickets-64653175388?aff=ebapi

Email: customerservice@cttg.sa.gov.au

Write a Cover Letter – Modbury

City of Tea Tree Gully Library SA Modbury

Job skills

Write a Cover Letter is a Digital Springboard program by Infoxchange and Google, in association with Tea Tree Gully Library.

This once-off, informal workshop covers the basics of how to write a cover letter, but with a digital edge. It provides best practice tips for writing a cover letter when applying for a job and gives participants a sense of the digital tools they can use to stand out from the crowd.

• Develop an understanding of what a cover letter is and how to write one step-by-step
• Understand what recruiters are looking for in a cover letter
• Learn how to succinctly summarise skills and strengths in an attention-grabbing way
• Get an overview of some digital tools which can support you to write your cover letter and manage your digital footprint

This course is best suited to participants with general understanding of how to use a computer, and some experience using Microsoft Word. Attendees are welcome to work on their own laptop or they can use one of the PCs in the library, and are encouraged to bring a USB if possible.

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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Venue: City of Tea Tree Gully Library

Location: 571 Montague Road, Modbury SA 5092

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Organiser: City of Tea Tree Gully

Phone: 08 8397 7444

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/write-a-cover-letter-tickets-59678006524

Email: customerservice@cttg.sa.gov.au

Build a CV – Freeling

Freeling Library SA Freeling

Job skills

Who’s this course for?

This course is for people who want to build their CV/resume from scratch or just want to refresh their existing one.

It covers the key components of a CV and how you can use digital tools to provide an edge when building your CV.

What you’ll learn

  • Gain a deeper understanding of what a CV is an what its key components are
  • Get an overview of how to create a digital CV
  • Build awareness of some of the online tools available to help build and strengthen your CV
  • Build skills in thinking creatively about skills an experience and develop an understanding of how to showcase them effectively
  • Develop awareness of the use of social media as a recruitment tool, what a digital footprint is and how yours relates to job searching
  • Develop an understanding of how to use online networking to support you in your job search

Prerequisites

  • Low to medium computer literacy
  • Low to medium understanding of what social media is
  • Some experience using Microsoft Word or Google Docs
  • Low to medium understanding of how to use a computer

Cost = free

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9:30 am – 11:30 am

Venue: Freeling Library

Location: 7 Hanson Street, Freeling SA 5372

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Organiser: Light Regional Council

Phone: 08 8525 3240

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/build-a-cv-freeling-library-sep-2019-tickets-63848159564

Email: light@light.sa.gov.au