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Courses & Activities for 2018

When we know what we are offering for Term One in 2018, it will be posted here and printed in our course brochures. We also make notices on our Facebook Page.

Threads- Our Community Sewing Classes 2018

Learn to Sew 
Here's a great opportunity to try something new - learning to sew.
Our classes provide a relaxed, fun and social way to learn how to sew. These classes are aimed at people with no or very limited experience in sewing. 
During the 10 week course you will learn basic sewing skills including setting up and threading a machine, hand sewing and machine stitches, measuring garment sizes, altering clothing items, reading, using and cutting patterns, and of course, sewing.
Cost: the course is totally FREE of charge - the only cost is the purchase of fabric ( which you can pick up really cheap at Spotlight or you are welcome to look through some of the donated fabrics we have)
Location: this course will be running at the Bendigo Neighbourhood Hub and the Karen Social Support Foundation (located in Long Gully - note: this location is for non-English speaking Backgrounds).
Contact BNH to register your interest in this course - expected to commence early March however this will be based on enrolment numbers.

Short Courses 2018 First Aid

Resuscitation (CPR) Course

This course is a must for anyone who needs annual updates in CPR.
We also cater for those who have never learnt before. Children welcome.


Kids Care First Aid Course
This course is highly recommended for anyone working or caring for an infant or child.
Know what to do in an emergency. Fee $15 or free for hardship clients.


For inquiries and bookings Contact Lee Peak 0421 890 491
or contact BNH for session times Ph:5441 2515

Digital Literacy Workshops at BNH in 2018

We're in the final stages of developing some great Digital Literacy workshops - some we have ran before and we're are making improvements on, while others are new this year.

Please contact Bendigo Neighbourhood Hub to register your interest - we expect to be commence running these workshops in March then offering them throughout 2018.

- Playing with media files
- Introduction to Movie Maker
- Powerpoint Animation
- Advanced formatting skills in MS Word
- Keyboarding for beginners
- Search engines
- Cloud storage
- Finding and using digital media
- Social networking for study and work
- Foundations of Blogging
- How to use Work Press
- GIMP (similar to Photoshop but the best part is the program is totally free)
- Creating photobooks with SNAPFISH

The running of these workshops is contingent on us getting sufficient enrolments, so please register your interest as soon as possible.

Digital Literacy Course - Basic Computers

Basic Computers

Designed for absolute beginners; this 10 week course takes you from the first clicks of a mouse, to introducing you to using programs; saving files, using USB devices, browsing the internet and using an email account.

Everyone will be new to computers, you will not be alone in feeling lost or frustrated with computers, but you will beone of those who decided to do something about it.

Cost for this course is $40.00

This course is funded by The Department of Adult, Community and Further Education

Digital Literacy and Technology

We have an exciting new program that combines English Language development with basic computer tuition. It's our new Click and Learn program.

The program was developed by us and has been funded by a grant from City of Greater Bendigo.

The course is aimed at people from non-English speaking backgrounds who have limited English and who have an interest in learning how to use the computer.

This course will be delivered across 3 location:
- Bendigo Neighbourhood Hub
- Bendigo Tafe (Hargreaves Street, Bendigo)
- Karen Cultural Social Support Foundation ( Long Gully)

This is a FREE course and is supported by Learn Local and City of Greater Bendigo