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Belly Dancing

Thursday evenings. Amina (Sally O’Loughlin) returns with this traditional dance form. Women only. From 8 Feb 2018. No need to book, just turn up on the night. Click here and find out more.

Provide First Aid

Be prepared when the worst happens. Accredited course. You can also do your First Aid re-certification and your CPR re-certification. Sat 3 March 2018. Click here and learn more.

Adult Science & Engineering Challenge.

Every year the primary and secondary kids get to test their wits on competitive challenges (mostly indoor, all intriguing). This year on Saturday 17 March 2018 we’re offering adults the chance to try some challenges. What will the challenges be? Bridges, Catapults, Stringways, Grasping at Straws, Mission To Mars, something else? Get your team of 6-8 together and join in the fun. Click here for more details and to get your team registered. Max 8 teams.rom the Paterson Allyn Williams SCIENCE HUB.

Beekeeping: A Taster.

A practical hands-on course with apiarist Michael Netherton on 22 April 2018. Discover the ins and outs of bees, beekeeping, hive-handling and honey extraction. An enjoyable intro for anyone interested in getting into bees. “The best short course I’ve ever done,” said one student. Book here.

Traditional Bread Baking

In this practical hands-on course, you will discover how to turn a few simple ingredients – wheat, water, salt and some yeast or sourdough “ferment” – into delicious bread.  You will get to take home 3 different loaves of bread and your own starter culture to make sourdough. Bookings and info: click here.

Belly Dance Summer School

Arabic Rhythms In Action. Postponed till Autumn. Wonderful afternoon of listening to Arabic music, fitting rhythms in, shifting those hips, and finishing with bubbles and Turkish delight. Women only. Click here and find out more.

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$90. Dungog District Chamber of Commerce members $85. Two people from the same business $155. – See more at: http://dungogcommunitycollege.org.au/?p=3336#sthash.uWxsQHmZ.dpuf

Cost: $90. Dungog District Chamber of Commerce members $85. Two people from the same business $155.

 

– See more at: http://dungogcommunitycollege.org.au/?wpsc-product=social-media-4-business#sthash.pwRA4Ten.dpuf

Cost: $90. Dungog District Chamber of Commerce members $85. Two people from the same business $155.

 

– See more at: http://dungogcommunitycollege.org.au/?wpsc-product=social-media-4-business#sthash.pwRA4Ten.dpuf

Paterson Allyn Williams SCIENCE HUB in early 2018:

Toxic Consequences: Meth Labs & Firefighting Foam two eye-opening talks 23rd February.
Tracks and Traces: Learn how to find the hidden wildlife of the Dungog Common: 4th March.
Science & Engineering Challenge FOR ADULTS: Get Your Team Together – just like the kids do at school but for grown-ups. Spectators Welcome 17 March.
Koala Count in the Upper Allyn:
14-15th April.
Fungi Foray in the Upper Allyn:
15th April
All dates are To Be Confirmed.

Also coming up at your Community College:

Our New Training Calendar. We’re planning a new calendar of training across the shire (and not just things we’re running or supporting). If you’ve got a workshop or training opportunity from Claro to Carobola, from Pato to Stroud Road and all places in between, we’re interested.

Dungog Masked Ball 2018 is scheduled for 23 June 2018 at the James Theatre. The theme this year is Out of This World! Everything from steam punk to sci-fi to – well science fact! Contact us to get on the mailing list for this salubrious inebrious fabulous event.

Provide First Aid – runs semi-regularly.

Drive 4 Survival every May. Ultimate course for learner drivers and includes FREE First Aid Certificate and the Beer Goggle experience! Over 4 Wednesdays in May.

Traditional Bread Baking. This course always sells out. Next one coming soon at the Fosterton Farm Bakery. In this practical hands-on course, you will discover how to turn a few simple ingredients – wheat, water, salt and some yeast or sourdough “ferment” – into delicious bread.  You will get to take home 3 different loaves of bread and your own starter culture to make sourdough.

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Currently running:

Women Do Business – Cert IV New Small Business. Students are currently putting together their business plans and aiming to move onto the Mentoring component of their course.  

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing). CHC33015. If you’d like to start a career in the Aged Services industry, this is the course for you. Registered Training Organisation BCA National is running the course in Dungog Shire with subsidies from the NSW Government’s Smart & Skilled Program. …………………………………………………………………………………………….

Just run:

Click here for all the courses we’ve run since 2012 up to 2017.

Bee-Keeping: A Taster. A practical hands-on course with apiarist Michael Netherton. Discover the ins and outs of bees, bee-keeping, hive-handling and honey extraction. An enjoyable intro for anyone interested in getting into bees.

Belly Dance for beginners, and “beyond beginners”, with the lively Sally O’Loughlin. Women only classes.

Build A Wood-Fired Pizza Oven … on a rammed earth base. Over two mornings with trainers Shane Hannan, Clare Tilyard and Tom Chen, cost $125, on Sat-Sun 7 & 8 October 2017.

Diploma of Child Youth & Family Intervention with trainer Tracy Cerff through training provider BCA National. Students are currently undertaking their work placement. Offered through Smart & Skilled program, with VET Fee-Help financial assistance available. CHC50313

Disability Certificate IV. Through training provider Transformation Institute.

Paterson Allyn Williams SCIENCE HUB activities:
Be Bird Alert during National Bird Awareness Week. Our annual celebration of bird-spotting and birdlife, including talks with experts, bird watching with a mentor, and brunch at the Dungog Community Garden.
“Tick, Tick, Boom!” was a lively one-hour free science show in November from Fizzics
Toxic Consequences: drug labs in homes & firefighting foams leaching out of air bases. Dr Jackie Wright and Therese Manning from EnRiskS Inc investigated the science and the risks on 23 February 2018.
Tracks & Traces: Finding The Hidden Wildlife Of Dungog Common was a fun, social citizen science event in March 2018. Naturalists and citizens explored the Common and studied botanical things, koala scat sightings, birdlife or the rare Cynanchum elegans. Organised by the Dungog Common Recreation Reserve Trust supported by Hunter Local Land Services.

Contact us to express your interest in possible future accredited courses, including Management, Aged Care, Disabilities, Bookkeeping and more.

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But wait, there’s more.

These are some of the other courses we’re planning for this year. Contact us to get on the waiting list or find out more.

Traditional Bread Baking Sunday 11 September 2016
Barista accredited course
This is now required for any accredited course in Australia.

This is now required for any accredited course in Australia.

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