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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Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services wish to invite you to attend the inaugural meeting of the Sensory Garden Project.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services welcomes its first greenhouse which homes a variety of plants, flowers and vegetables.
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!
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 […]
The Burmese Playgroup is one of the many community groups that access the Djerriwarrh Community House for social activities, as well as training and support. All community groups are welcome. Contact the Community House Team at 8746 1000.
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.
Cafe CommuniTea is a social enterprise brought to you by Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services in partnership with Melton City Council.
A wonderful story about Annie and the success of the Patient Service Assistant Traineeship program.