Burwood Short Courses

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Learn things you've always wanted to but never had the time with our Short Course Program. Covering Nationally Recognised Training through to public speaking, photography trips and even self-defence classes. Shape your skills with the short course program.

Discover the entire suite of Short Course Programs in 2016

Nationally Recognised Training

CERTIFICATE IV IN LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT

This course reflects the role of individuals working as developing and emerging leaders and managers. The course is perfect for club executives or those aspiring to work in leadership and management. Strengthen your skills whilst completing your degree and add another qualification to your CV!  

DATE

Begins Wednesday 13th April (total of 12 sessions)

TIME

6pm - 9pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

Free if eligible or $1000 Full Fee Paying

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled. Eligibility requirements apply.

REGISTER

Registrations Closed
Register interest for our next intake by emailing [email protected]

 

CERTIFICATE III IN ACTIVE VOLUNTEERING

Gain the knowledge to work with a variety of people from different cultural backgrounds as well as develop effective communication & problem solving skills when working as part of the work group within the organisation/program. Gain this qualification whilst participating in the red shirt program and add this to your CV.

DATE

Begins Thursday 14th April (total of 12 sessions)

TIME

6pm - 9pm 

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

Free if eligible or $1000 Full Fee Paying

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled. Eligibility requirements apply.

REGISTER

Registrations Closed
Register interest for our next intake by emailing [email protected]

 

Accredited Certificates

AUSLAN (Sign Language)

Learn the recognized language of the Australian deaf community. Ideal for those wishing to communicate with other signers socially and for service providers such as medica. Covers numbers, the alphabet and approximately 150 everyday signs.

DATE

Wednesday 13th April (total of 6 sessions)

TIME

6pm - 8pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold/Silver members: $163.10
DUSA Bronze members: $209.70
Others: $233.00

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled. Eligibility requirements apply.

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 30th March 2016

 

RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF ALCOHOL

Do you want to work in a bar? Learn to serve alcohol in a responsible manner in compliance with relevant liquor legislation.

 

DATE

Tuesday 19th April and Tuesday 21st June 2016

TIME

5.30pm - 9.30pm 

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold & Silver members: $35
DUSA Bronze members: $45
Others: $50

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled.

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 6th April 2016 & 8th June 2016

 

RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF FOOD

Do you want to work in hospitality, retail, child care, events, catering etc? Learn the essentials of food hygiene practices and legislation and obtain your certificate in 'Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety'

 

DATE

Friday 29th April 2016 

TIME

9.30am - 3.30pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold & Silver members: $55.30
DUSA Bronze members: $71.10
Others: $79

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled.

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 14th April 2016

 

RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF GAMBLING

Would you like to work in a hospitality venue such as a hotel or a pub that provides gambling services such as pokies?  If so, you will need to have your RSG certificate.

 

DATE

Tuesday 3rd May 2016

TIME

2pm - 6pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold & Silver members: $49
DUSA Bronze members: $63
Others: $70

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled.

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 11th April 2016

 

PET FIRST AID

Knowing basic first aid of pets could save your furry friend.  In this course you will learn how to: Observe and measure vital signs of life in your pet, bandage a bleeding wound, perform CPR on an animal, maintain safety while working with an injured pet. The course with have both theory and practical elements.

 

DATE

Thursday 19th May 2016

TIME

12pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold & Silver members: $33
DUSA Bronze members: $33
Others: $38

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled.

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 27th April 2016

 

CPR

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and CPR reaccreditation – Will be provide in the classroom face to face format. No pre course reading is required for this course. Course Classroom duration is 2.0 hours

 

DATE

Thursday 19th May 2016

TIME

9am - 12pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold & Silver members: $35
DUSA Bronze members: $45
Others: $50

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled.

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 28th April 2016

 

FIRST AID (LEVEL 1)

The Level 1 First Aid course covers, performing CPR, basic life support, DRABCD, care of unconscious person, severe Allergic reaction, care of unconscious person, bleeding and wound care, infection control and much more.

 

DATE

Thursday 19th May 2016

TIME

9am - 5pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold & Silver members: $59.50
DUSA Bronze members: $76.50
Others: $85.00

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled.

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 28th April 2016

 

FIRST AID (LEVEL 2)

Complete your level 2 First Aid training through CPR, allergic reactions, bleeding control, choking and airway obstruction, fractures, sprains and strains, respiratory distress, asthma, shock management and much more (Pre-course workbook required). 

 

DATE

Thursday 19th May 2016

TIME

9am - 5pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold & Silver members: $112
DUSA Bronze members: $126.00
Others: $140

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled.

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 28th April 2016

 

BARISTA COFFEE COURSE

Thought about working in a cafe? This beginner's course is designed for people looking to enter the hospitality industry that require basic skills training in coffee. 

 

DATE

Saturday 28th May 2016

TIME

10am - 2pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold & Silver members: $70
DUSA Bronze members: $90
Others: $100

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled.

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 29th April 2016

 

Career & Business

EVENT MANAGEMENT

Do you want to plan and implement exciting events?

This may be the course for you, you will learn about concept development, event planning, design, budget setting, sponsorship and more! Learn the skills to effectively run events such as seminars, product launches and community events.

DATE

Friday 15th April 2016 (total of 2 sessions)

TIME

9.30am - 4.30pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold/Silver members: $166.60
DUSA Bronze members: $214.20
Others: $238.00

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled. Eligibility requirements apply.

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 31st March 2016

 

PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS WRITING

This course will equip you with some of the skills for business writing through proper sentence and paragraph construction, spelling and grammar tips, plain English writing style, writing simply and clearly, letter and email writing, writing media releases and more!

DATE

Friday 15th April 2016 (total of 2 sessions)

TIME

9.30am - 4.30pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold/Silver members: $121.80
DUSA Bronze members: $156.80
Others: $174.00

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled. Eligibility requirements apply.

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 31st March2016

 

PUBLIC SPEAKING

Learn a few simple techniques and strategies for public speaking. This course is designed to help you overcome nervousness, get rid of the butterflies and eliminate the sweaty palms.  Gain the power and confidence of an excellent communicator and public speaker, identify and understand your own fears and find practical ways to overcome them.

DATE

Friday 20th April 2016 (total of 2 sessions)

TIME

9.30am - 4.30pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold/Silver members: $135.80
DUSA Bronze members: $174.60
Others: $194.00

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled. Eligibility requirements apply.

REGISTER

Register interest for the next intake [email protected] 

 

MYOB - INTRODUCTION

Use MYOB Introduction to perform day-to-day business and bookkeeping functions e.g. invoicing, purchasing, preparation of business related reports and production of Business Activity Statements.

DATE

Thursday 2nd June 2016 (total of 2 sessions)

TIME

9.30am - 4.30pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold/Silver members: $228.20
DUSA Bronze members: $293.14
Others: $326.00

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled. Eligibility requirements apply.

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 19th May 2016

 

Computer Applications

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP

Learn to prepare images for web, print, fun or profit by building and refining images, enhance photographs, use layers and masks, and produce graphics for the Internet. 

DATE

Friday 29th April 2016 (total of 2 sessions)

TIME

9.30am - 4.30pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold/Silver members: $193.90
DUSA Bronze members: $249.30
Others: $277.00

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled. Eligibility requirements apply.

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 14th April 2016

 

ADOBE INDESIGN

Learn how to make professional looking brochures, flyers, newsletters and other documents through an easy to use design and layout program. 

DATE

Friday 13th May 2016 (total of 2 sessions)

TIME

9.30am - 4.30pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold/Silver members: $200.20
DUSA Bronze members: $257.10
Others: $286.00

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled. Eligibility requirements apply.

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 28th April 2016

 

MICROSOFT - POWERPOINT INTRODUCTION

Create professional presentation using your PC. Create effective slide show presentations. Understand the features of overheads and handouts. Learn the tricks to create a great presentation whether it be for professional or personal reasons.

DATE

Wednesday 1st June 2016

TIME

9.30am - 4.30pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold/Silver members: $139.90
DUSA Bronze members: $179.10
Others: $199.00

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled. Eligibility requirements apply.

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 18th May 2016

 

MICROSOFT - EXCEL INTRODUCTION

Learn to use Excel effectively through this introductory course which teaches you how to create a simple workbook, formulas, selecting ranges, copying and filling data and formulas plus more.

DATE

Friday 3rd June 2016

TIME

9.30am - 4.30pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold/Silver members: $139.90
DUSA Bronze members: $179.10
Others: $199.00

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled. Eligibility requirements apply.

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 19th May 2016

 

Creative Arts

PHOTOGRAPHY DAY COURSE (INCLUDING DAY TRIP TO MELBOURNE CBD)

Learn about elements & principles in composition & design, 10 technical points and 10 creative ideas, photo critique and travel photography. So come to the CBD, get off auto mode on your camera and learn to shoot in manual mode!

DATE

Saturday 23rd April 2016

TIME

2pm - 5pm

LOCATION

Melbourne CBD

COST

DUSA Gold/Silver members: $99
DUSA Bronze members: $99
Others: $104.00

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled. Eligibility requirements apply.

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 1st April 2016

 

PHOTOGRAPHY NIGHT COURSE (INCLUDING NIGHT TRIP TO MELBOURNE CBD)

Learn about elements & principles in composition & design, 10 technical points and 10 creative ideas, photo critique and travel photography. So come to the CBD, get off auto mode on your camera and learn to shoot in manual mode!

DATE

Saturday 30th April 2016

TIME

5.30pm - 8.30pm

LOCATION

Melbourne CBD

COST

DUSA Gold/Silver members: $99
DUSA Bronze members: $99
Others: $104.00

Payment taken at time of booking. No refund unless course is cancelled. Eligibility requirements apply.

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 8th April 2016

 

Life Skills

MONEY MATTERS SEMINAR 

Take charge and control of your finances by learning how to prepare simple household budgets, savings tips and tricks, the credit/credit card trap as well as thinking money!  

DATE

Wednesday 23rd March 2016

TIME

1pm - 3pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

Free for DUSA Gold, Silver and Bronze!
Others $5

REGISTER

CLOSED

 

UNDERSTANDING MENTAL ILLNESS AND DEPRESSION SEMINAR

DATE

Tuesday 5th April 2016

TIME

2pm - 4pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

Free for DUSA Gold, Silver and Bronze
Others $5

REGISTER

CLOSED

 

STRESS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

DATE

Wednesday 6th April 2016

TIME

2pm - 4pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

Free for DUSA Gold, Silver and Bronze!
Others $5

REGISTER

Sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 31st March 2016

 

TIME MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

DATE

Wednesday 23rd March 2016

TIME

2pm - 4pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

Free for DUSA Gold, Silver and Bronze!
Others $5

REGISTER

Sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 10th March 2016

 

WOMEN'S SELF DEFENCE

The aims are being confident, aware, assertive and master easy physical skills. This course covers the concepts of safer, secure living, attacks on women, safety in the home, defensive behaviour in and around the car, defensive living whilst walking alone, description of offenders and the effects of drugs and alcohol.  

DATE

Thursday 14th April 2016

TIME

11.30am - 12.30pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold/Silver members: $20
DUSA Bronze members: $20
Others: $25

REGISTER

Closed

 

MEN'S SELF DEFENCE

The aims are being confident, aware, assertive and master easy physical skills. This course covers the concepts of safer, secure living, attacks on men, safety in the home, defensive behaviour in and around the car, defensive living whilst walking alone, description of offenders and the effects of drugs and alcohol.

DATE

Thursday 14th April 2016

TIME

12.30PM - 1.30PM

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold/Silver members: $20
DUSA Bronze members: $20
Others: $25

REGISTER

Closed

 

LANGUAGE SPANISH (BEGINNERS)

Emphasis is on speaking and listening skills with limited reading and writing. Introduces travel survival skills and topics such as introducing yourself and meeting people. 

DATE

Thursday 14th April 2016 (total of 6 sessions)

TIME

5.30pm - 6.30pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold/Silver members: $207.90
DUSA Bronze members: $267.30
Others: $297.00

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 30th March 2016

 

LANGUAGE FRENCH (BEGINNERS)

Emphasis is on speaking and listening skills with limited reading and writing. Introduces travel survival skills and topics such as introducing yourself and meeting people. 

DATE

Wednesday 13th April 2016 (total of 6 sessions)

TIME

6pm - 9pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold/Silver members: $207.90
DUSA Bronze members: $267.30
Others: $297.00

REGISTER

Register here or sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 30th March 2016

 

FIRST HOME OWNERS SEMINAR - (MORTGAGE CHOICE)

Things are moving in the property market, making it a little tricky to know exactly what’s happening right now. So if you’re thinking about buying your first home, our first home buyer seminar is a perfect place to start. Get your questions answered: How much deposit do you need? Can you save on stamp duty? What are the various home loan options and their pros and cons? What’s the local property market doing? Are you eligible for the First Home Owner Grant?

DATE

Thursday 5th May 2016

TIME

12pm - 2pm

LOCATION

On Campus. Room TBA

COST

DUSA Gold/Silver and Bronze members: Free!
Others: $5

REGISTER

Sign up at the DUSA office. Registrations close 14th April 2016