Adult Education and Community Classes

Accredited Training Courses | Occasional Classes | Ongoing Classes | Make a Booking

The Lara Community Centre runs a range of adult and community education courses, including some accredited training courses. For further details or enrolment, please contact the Community Centre.

Accredited Training Courses

Lara Community Centre runs accredited training courses, such as those listed below. Contact the Community Centre for details of upcoming courses.

  • Certificate III in Aged Care Work
  • Certificate III in Home and Community Care
  • Applied Basic Food Safety Practices (Food Handling)
  • Diploma in Children's Services
  • Integration Aide
  • Kids Care First Aid Program

Term-based Classes

Lara Community Centre runs a range of classes on subjects of interest, such as those listed below. Contact the Community Centre for details of upcoming courses.

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  • Yoga (Hatha)
  • Weight Resistance Training
  • Tai Chi
  • Aerobics (Low Impact)
  • Aerobics and Body Tone
  • Pilates
  • "Find Your Healthy Balance" program
  • Responsible Dog Ownership Programme
  • Vegetable Gardening
  • Waterwise Gardening
  • Grow a Kitchen Garden
  • Flower Arranging
  • Watercolour Painting
  • Folk Art
  • Embroidery and Other Handcraft Skills
  • Quilting
  • Ripples in the Pond (Family History Writing)
  • Basic Computer and Internet Skills
  • Certificate III in Aged Care Work
  • Bellydancing
  • Garden Art
  • Sustainable Gardening
  • Basic Computer Accounting Skills (6 - 27 November 2010)
  • Basic Keyboarding Skills
  • Quickbooks
  • Become a Confident ebay-er
  • MYOB (Mind Your Own Business)

Ongoing Classes

Lara Community Centre runs a range of ongoing groups. Contact the Community Centre for further information.

Walk Aerobics

If gentle exercise is what you are after, come in and join this group for exercise to a video. We have over 45's in mind for this one, but you're never too young to be healthy. Followed by a relaxing cup of tea.

9:30am-11am, every Monday morning, continues through term school holidays

Last updated 20 February 2008

Walking Group

This friendly group of mature-aged walkers meet at the Centre each Wednesday for a leisurely but lively jaunt around the streets of Lara. They then return for a warm or cool drink, a snack and a chat. Social outings are also a part of this group's agenda.

9:30am-11am, every Wednesday morning, continues through term school holidays

Last updated 20 February 2008

Nordic Walking

9:00am-10:15am, every Monday morning, $5 per week.

Last updated 20 February 2008

Craft & Chat

Join this lively bunch of ladies for a couple of hours of stitching and talking in a relaxed atmosphere. Bring a piece to work on or if you want to learn something new, there is always someone who can help you.

10:30am-noon, every Wednesday morning

Last updated 20 February 2008

Class Booking

To enrol for a class, please mail the enrolment form distributed to the residential area of Lara, or contact the Centre.

The Community Centre's policy for class bookings is as follows:

  • Bookings will not be confirmed until an enrolment form and deposit have been received. Credit card payments will be accepted over the phone.
  • If an enrolment form and deposit have not been received one week prior to the class start date, and there is a waiting list, that place int he class will be given to the next person on the waiting list.
  • Once payment and enrolment forms have been received, the enrolment is confirmed. There will be no further contact prior to the class commencing unless the class is cancelled or postponed due to low enrolments. Please remember to write class dates and times in your diary or on the calendar.
  • Where low enrolments necessitate cancellation of a class, any monies paid to the Centre will be refunded in full.
  • If a student fails to attend a class that is paid for, payment will be forfeited.
  • All class fees must be paid in full prior to the class commencing unless a prior arrangement has been made with the Centre Coordinator.

Payment

The Centre is now able to take credit card payments (VISA, Mastercard and Bankcard) in person or by phone, however EFTPOS is not available. Call (03) 5282 2725 to book your class.