Centacare’s expert team of trainers work alongside participants to help build skills and qualifications that can assist you with the transition from school to the workplace. To learn more about Centacare’s education and training opportunities, call our CCareline team on 13 18 19 or contact us online.
All You Want To Do Is Dance
With a focus on expression through movement and music. A new theme is chosen every month, keeping classes dynamic and interesting. Each participant gets the chance to choose their own favourite song and perform a solo.
Apprentice Chef Level 1
The aim of this course is to develop basic cooking skills for our participants. Simple dishes and culinary tasks such as; basic food preparation, using different cooking methods, education in safe food handling and storage and using microwave.
Expression through art, with a new theme every month. Topics include; colour and shape identification, painting techniques, shading and drawing and origami and creating personalized cards.
Self Defence for Disability
Led by a qualified black belt in Karate, techniques in awareness and basic skills in defence. This is a non-contact class using equipment such as boxing bags, gloves and pads. Students are awarded as they progress through each stage.
Fitness for Disability
This class is taught by a qualified fitness instructor in a well-equipped gym at Centacare. Each class cover topics on; healthy eating, simple stretching and circuit style training exercise.
Relationships for Disability
Enhancing communications skills with friends, family and the community including; verbal and non - verbal communication, personal space - mine and yours, speaking up, special people in my life and appropriate conversations.
Computers and More
This group class gives participants basic computer skills including; Letter identification and typing, using a mouse, printing documents and web search. Each participant is provided their own device to complete tasks at their own pace
Providing safe, enjoyable experiences in the community, and the opportunity to socialise with fellow participants. Outings could include; outdoor games at a local park, a walk and lunch at Bicentennial Park or a BBQ in the Georges River National Park.