News category: News


disability

Working the Care Factor

Young, motivated and inspiring, Ben began his learning journey at Djerriwarrh in the Certificate IV Disability course in October 2014. He is currently undertaking a weekly work placement component with Merrimu as part of his course.

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basic cooking skills

From Scratch to Masterpiece

A group of local students began their culinary journey in the Healthy Cooking on a Budget and Café Skills course at Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services in July 2014. They sliced, baked and grilled to perfection under the guidance of trainer Vivian.

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Drive for more Mentors

Melton’s L2P learner driver mentor program has helped 70 young people gain their probationary licences. The program began five years ago at Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services and is so popular there are more than 18 learner drivers on the waiting list for lessons.

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Shaping Little Minds with a Big Heart

An avid book reader with a particular interest in biographies, Wendy aspires to be a full-time teacher aide. She received excellent ratings in her assessments which boosted her self-esteem and confidence levels.

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Bringing Smiles to the Ageing Community

Inspired by his daughter and an ambition to give back to the community, Gary took on a career change after twenty-five years in the security industry. He enrolled into the Certificate III in Home and Community Care & Certificate in III Aged Care course with Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services in February 2014.

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Turning up the Heat

Five participants from the Basic Cooking and Life Skills program cooked up a storm and served patrons at Djerri’ Cafe @ Djerriwarrh on 17 June 2014. The team baked, cooked and prepared sumptuous meals as part of their learning experience in the program.

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Teachers of Tomorrow

A picture paints a thousand words. Students from the Certificate III Children’s Services program were all smiles while pursuing their studies at Djerriwarrh @ Sunbury. The program commenced in February 2014 and has seen its students move forward with casual job placements at local childcare centres.

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A Journey of Self Discovery

22 May 2014, at the Melbourne Town Hall, Vor shined as she was awarded the NMIT Outstanding Apprentice/Trainee of the Year award within the Faculty of Arts and Social Science. Vor is the first student in the Health Department of NMIT to be awarded this prestigious title. Congratulations Vor and we wish you all the best in your journey!

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A Mentor and More

Terry Rosewarne, Moorabool  L2P supervising driver mentor, has contributed over 500 hours to young people in our community, assisting four  young people to reach 120 hours of supervised driving and achieving their licence. Terry is a retired member of the Moorabool community. He has a passion for mentoring in L2P as he enjoys cars and […]

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Driving New Milestones

Young drivers across Melton and Moorabool are being given a helping hand by dedicated volunteers thanks to the area’s successful L2P program. This month the program celebrated its 60th licence – more than any other program in Melbourne’s West.

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Cafe CommuniTea

Now Open!

Cafe CommuniTea is a social enterprise brought to you by Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services in partnership with Melton City Council.

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