Short Courses

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.

Course Code: SWE023

Participants will choose one of the following areas of study: Administration Hospitality Initial adult literacy and numeracy Multimedia Performing arts Technology




Work Education
03 9269 8615


17 available
Total Hours: 68

Course Outline

  • Administration:
  • Workplace Health and Safety
  • Basic office tasks
  • Operating office equipment and professional software programs
  • Hospitality:
  • Cleaning
  • Hygiene and food safety
  • Basic food preparation
  • Multimedia:
  • Digital photography
  • Photo editing
  • Animation and short film
  • Music production
  • Preforming Arts:
  • Acting - movement, relaxation, teamwork
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Performance of a short piece in front of an audience
  • Technology:
  • Safe use of technology
  • Responsible use of social media
  • Accessing learning options online
  • Digital communication - using email and attaching photos
  • Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy:
  • This area of study provides skills in reading, writing, numeracy, and listening and oral communication to increase independence and participation in the community and the workplace.
  • Recognising whole numbers
  • Understanding coins and bank notes
  • Basic addition and subtraction
  • Writing simple words
  • Communication with simple sentences
  • Communicating with pictures and symbols
  • Subjects are delivered on campus in general classrooms, computer labs and training kitchens. Students also participate in excursions to gain awareness of current industry trends and expectations so that during the 'taster' course, skills are developed according to the chosen study area.

Suitable For

  • People with learning needs



No government funding or concession applies.

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies

Assessment Methods

No formal assessment


Pen and Paper

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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