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Centacare Education and Training

Learn and Connect at Centacare

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.

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Training Programs

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.

Let’s Get Musical 
The perfect environment for students to express themselves. Participants love choosing their favorite song and performing a solo.

The Gamers
An opportunity for students to relax, in a fun setting while enjoying time with their peers. We provide a selection of gaming technology with an appropriate choice of games.

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.

Apprentice Chef Level 2
This course provides an excellent grasp on creating meals that have multiple steps involved and is suited to those who are able to make basic dishes at home.

Art Explosion 
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

Day Trips
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.

Life After Supported Employment 
Designed to reduce the anxiety felt by participants who are reaching retirement age and will no longer be working at Centacare.