On Tuesday 16 May Djerriwarrh hosted a road safety day for our Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) students. The City of Melton supported this event and allowed us to provide an in car simulator. In their classes the students had been learning about community safety, in particular road safety. At the road safety day […]
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On Tuesday 16 May Djerriwarrh began our first ever course at the Woodlea Estate in Rockbank. We are expanding from our established locations of Melton, Sunshine and Sunbury to Woodlea’s new Smart Learning Hub, which located in the Woodlea Display Village. The Smart Learning Hub is a dedicated learning space which includes leading edge technology […]
Natalie Nawrocki is a SEE teacher at Djerriwarrh and her ‘Kim Loves Life’ reader has been selected as a ‘Learn Local Project – Showcasing Innovation in Teaching Practice’. Funded by Adult Community and Further Education (ACFE), this initiative set out to select 8 innovative teaching projects Victoria wide, showcasing projects via YouTube The reader ‘Kim […]
On Thursday 8 September Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services received a Learn Local Legend Award as part of the 2016 Victorian Learn Local Awards. These awards cover Learn Locals throughout Victoria. Nominated by the Adult Community and Further Education (ACFE) North Western Metropolitan Regional Council, the nomination recognises the outstanding contribution made by Djerriwarrh Community […]
The Melton/ Moorabool L2P program celebrated six years of operation with a 2015 Christmas BBQ outside Melton Community Hall in December. With over 11,500 driving hours, over 250 young people accessing the program and 90 probationary licences achieved through L2P, the program has been extremely successful in preparing local safe and skilled drivers for our […]
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.
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.