Short Courses

Courses for People With Learning Needs

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If you’re looking to get into work or gain skills we can offer you a range of courses, from learning animation, textile art, cooking and much more!

We offer short courses designed for those who are affected by a disability, and our class sizes are small in order for you to get the most out of it. You’ll have the opportunity to learn about topics such as animation, café culture, cooking, gardening and gain a certificate of participation. Explore pathways to accredited courses within the Work Education Department. You may also be interested in organisations such as Disability Advocacy Victoria Inc.

Talk to us about where you want to be – we're here to develop your full potential.

Short Courses
Textile Art
This Melbourne Polytechnic program will allow students with a disability and/or learning difficulties to explore every day art and sculptures, and participate community art projects.

Garden Maintenance
In this Melbourne Polytechnic program, students with a disability and/or learning difficulties will plan a garden project.

Choir
Get in tune with Melbourne Polytechnic's short course choir! Students with disabilities and/or learning difficulties will explore various musical styles.

Animation
In this Melbourne Polytechnic program, students with disabilities and/or learning difficulties will explore different aspects of animation and its use in the commercial world. Commercials, cartoons, films and comics are included.

Cafe Culture
In this Melbourne Polytechnic program, students with disabilities and/or learning difficulties will explore the industry via visits to coffee shops.

Woodcraft
This Melbourne Polytechnic course allows students with disabilities and/or learning difficulties to explore working with wood through simple projects.

Life Skills Cooking
In this Melbourne Polytechnic program, students with disabilities and/or learning difficulties will learn how to stock a pantry with cooking essentials, and to cook simple meals on a budget.

A Fitter Me
In this Melbourne Polytechnic training program, students with disabilities and/or learning difficulties will learn about improving their health and wellbeing.

Introduction Into Hospitality
Melbourne Polytechnic training program, offers participants with disabilities and/or learning difficulties will have an opportunity for participants to work together in a project based setting to enhance skills in cleaning and maintaining kitchen and equipment, hygiene and food safety, basic food preparation and venue set up.

Multimedia
Melbourne Polytechnic’s program is offering participants with a disability and/or learning difficulties the opportunity to work together in a project based setting to enhance skills in using multimedia in the workplace and for personal use.

Hair and Beauty
In this program for people with disabilities and/or learning needs participants will develop skills to enhance personal presentation using simple hair and beauty techniques.

Taster Elective
Try your hand at a new skill with our 'Taster' electives. If you want to take the next step in your career, but you're not quite sure which direction to take, this short course is for you.

Introduction to Trades
Melbourne Polytechnic's program is offering participants with a disability and/or learning difficulties the opportunity to work together in a project based setting to enhance skills across a number of industries.

Clerical
In this short course, individuals with learning needs and disabilities who are still in school can begin to plan for pathways pos-school and start to integrate into adult education tertiary education.

Community
Melbourne Polytechnic's program will assist students with a disability and/or learning difficulties to develop skills to enjoy greater independence to participte in the community.

Dance and Movement
In this Melbourne Polytechnic training program, students with disabilities and/or learning difficulties will have an opportunity for students to work together in a project based setting to enhance skills dance and movement, production and performing arts industry.

Performing Arts
Melbourne Polytechnic training program is offering, participants with disabilities and/or learning difficulties an opportunity for participants to work together in a project based setting to enhance skills in theatre and production, set design and construction, staging and production and performing arts industry.



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