Training Opportunities

HSR refresher OHS training course

9:00 am - 5:00 pm HSR refresher OHS training course
Bridges on Argyle, Traralgon


FEDERATION Training Bairnsdale Main Campus
48 Main Street, Bairnsdale VIC 3875

Wednesday 14th September – introduction to hospitality, basic food hygiene, personal presentation and grooming
Thursday 15th September – understanding customer service and basic food and beverage skills
Friday 16th September – basic cookery
Thursday 22nd September – espresso coffee
Friday 23rd September;- career planning and pathways

3 hours per day over 5 days (10am – 1pm)

Course Cost: $55 (incl GST)
This joint initiative is provided by Federation Training in conjunction with GELLA (Gippsland East Learn Local Alliance)

Course Overview:
Pre-accredited training and pathways into further education in hospitality such as Certificate III in Catering Operations or Paddock to Plate Hospitality.

Topics covered will include:
• exploring the types of jobs and careers available in the hospi¬tality industry
• learning about good quality customer service
• developing an understanding of what is required to work in the hospitality trade
• developing teamwork and employability skills

How to Apply:
Contact Buchan Neighbourhood House on 51559216 or email or GELLA office 0473217808
Book online:

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Classes and Courses at the Bairnsdale Hub in May 2016

Computer Skills Intel
Tuesday, 24th May,
5.30 – 7.30pm.
10 weeks
Learn computer basics in a friendly and supporting environment. This course will guide students
through the office programs: Word, Excel. Publisher and the Internet.

Windows 10
Wednesday 11th May
1 – 3 pm (still taking bookings)
10 weeks
Learn all the essential features of Windows 10. This comprehensive course covers everything you
need to know to install Windows, customize it to your liking, and start working with files and
applications . So if you’re a brand new Windows user, or if you’re upgrading from a previous
version, I think you’ll find what you need to get familiar and to get running with Windows 10.

Teacher Skills Training
Friday, 20th May
9.30am – 12 noon.
10 weeks
Are you tech savvy? Looking for casual work? Sessional Tutors wanted in Adult Education Pre
accredited Training in DIGITAL LITERACY. We are looking for people who feel they have the
computer skills but need some help in gaining the skills and support in being a tutor.

Expressions of interest for Bookkeeping for Business
Designed for small businesses, committees of management or personal budgeting and will look at digital programs
available and Excel to help make finan cial management of a business or organisation quick and easy.

Brought to you by the Buchan Neighbourhood House
Supporting your Learning …
Course Costs
ACFE funded/concession $80. Full Fee $110. 10 week program.

East Gippsland Digital Forum

9:00 am - 12:30 pm East Gippsland Digital Forum
Bairnsdale Sporting & Convention Centre, Bairnsdale VIC

Entrepreneurs’ Programme

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Entrepreneurs' Programme

R&D Tax Incentive Workshop

Digital Consulting Essentials

29/02/2016 - 02/03/2016
All Day Digital Consulting Essentials
Community College, Bairnsdale

7th RACV Gippsland Tourism Conference

RACV Gippsland Tourism ConferenceDestination Gippsland is inviting all tourism and hospitality businesses to join with their tourism industry colleagues on September 8 – 9, 2015 for the 7th annual RACV Gippsland Tourism Conference. This year the conference is hosted in Traralgon in partnership with Latrobe City Council and Latrobe City Business Tourism Association (LCBTA). Tourism in Gippsland is everyone’s business and tickets are selling fast on the new conference website
The conference will help tourism and hospitality businesses learn about current and future trends in tourism and highlight key ideas from award winning Gippsland tourism businesses. Other themes include social media, TripAdvisor, customer service, events, packaging and partnering for success and much more.
This year the conference will be enjoy presentations by Tourism Australia, Tourism Victoria, Victoria Tourism Industry Council as well as a number of industry experts and local tourism excellence case studies. Keynote speakers include futurist Paul Higgins from Emergent Futures and the highly acclaimed Kylie Bartlett also known as the Web Celeb.
Destination Gippsland CEO, Terry Robinson welcomes all tourism and hospitality businesses to join with their industry for two days. “The conference is an opportunity for businesses to step out of the daily routine, connect with industry colleagues and learn skills to take back to their business” said Mr Robinson.

The conference also is a fantastic networking opportunity including networking drinks, a conference dinner at Little Prince Eatery in Traralgon and an ‘activity driven networking lunch’ hosted by LCBTA at Park Lane Holiday Park. “We have a fun industry so we like to enjoy ourselves too” said Peter Ceeney, President of Latrobe City Business Tourism Association.

Event details
Date: Tuesday, September 8 – Wednesday September 9 2015
Venue: The Century Inn, 5 Airfield Road, Traralgon
More information:

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