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DUSA provides you with opportunities to gain certificates that develop your skills, knowledge and work options. Take part in professional group courses that help you to succeed in your chosen avenue.

Nationally Recognised Training

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!

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: tbc

Course Date:

tbc

Time:

tbc

Location:

tbc

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $tbc
Bronze DUSA members $tbc
All others $tbc

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.

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!

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: tbc

Course Date:

tbc

Time:

tbc

Location:

tbc

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $tbc
Bronze DUSA members $tbc
All others $tbc

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.

Accredited Certificates

RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF ALCOHOL (RSA)

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

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: 6th April

Course Date:

Tuesday 12th & Wednesday 13th, April

Time:

5.30pm - 9.30pm

Location:

TBA

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $34
Bronze DUSA members $44
All others $54

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.


RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF GAMBLING (RSG)
 

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.

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: 13th April

Course Date:

Tuesday 19th & Wednesday 20th, April

Time:

5.30pm - 7.30pm

Location:

TBA

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $34
Bronze DUSA members $44
All others $54

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.

 

RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF FOOD (RSF)

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'.

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: 20th April

Course Date:

Wednesday 27th, April

Time:

5.30pm - 7.30pm

Location:

TBA

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $34
Bronze DUSA members $44
All others $54

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.

 

RSA/RSG/RSF

Enrol into all three courses (RSA/RSF/RSF)  at the same time and receive a special discount. (No refunds available)

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here

Course Date:

various - see above

Time:

5.30pm - 7.30pm

Location:

TBA

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $82
Bronze DUSA members $105
All others $122
       NO REFUNDS

 

CPR

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and CPR reaccreditation – Will be provided in the classroom face to face format.  (Pre-course online workbook requirement).

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: Course 1 - 21st March, Course 2 - 4th April

Course Date:

Course 1 - Wednesday 23rd, March
Course 2 - Wednesday 6th, April

Time:

5.30pm - 9.00pm

Location:

TBA

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $35
Bronze DUSA members $45
All others $55

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.

 

FIRST AID LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE

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 online workbook requirement).

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: Course 1 - 18th March, Course 2 - 1st April

Course Date:

Course 1 - Wednesday 23rd, March
Course 2 - Wednesday 6th, April

Time:

5.30pm - 9.00pm

Location:

TBA

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $56
Bronze DUSA members $72
All others $85

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.


Life Skills

UNDERSTANDING MENTAL ILLNESS AND DEPRESSION SEMINAR

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: 31st March

Course Date:

Thursday 7th, April

Time:

12.30pm - 2.30pm

Location:

tbc

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $0
Bronze DUSA members $0
All others $5

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.

 

STRESS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: 31st March

Course Date:

Tuesday 5th, April

Time:

12.30pm - 2.30pm

Location:

tbc

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $0
Bronze DUSA members $0
All others $5

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.

 

TIME MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: 17th March

Course Date:

Thursday 24th, March

Time:

12.30pm - 2.30pm

Location:

tbc

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $0
Bronze DUSA members $0
All others $5

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.

 

BARISTA COFFEE SKILLS

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

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: 4th April

Course Date:

Tuesday 5th & Monday 11th, April

Time:

5.30pm - 9.00pm

Location:

TBA

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $39
Bronze DUSA members $50
All others $60

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.

 

BASIC BAR SKILLS

Learn the skills it takes to work behind a bar from one of Australia's leading Bartenders. From pouring a beer to making exotic cocktails this course will give you the skills and confidence required to work at any pub, bar or club.

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: 29th April

Course Date:

Tuesday 3rd, May

Time:

5.30pm - 9.00pm

Location:

TBA

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $39
Bronze DUSA members $50
All others $60

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.


Career & Business

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.

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: 5th April

Course Date:

Wednesday 20th, April

Time:

9.30am - 4.30pm

Location:

TBA

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $135.80
Bronze DUSA members $174.60
All others $194

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.

 

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.

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: 19th May

Course Date:

Friday 27th, May

Time:

9.30am - 4.30pm

Location:

TBA

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $228.20
Bronze DUSA members $293.14
All others $326

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.

 

INTRODUCTION TO BOOKKEEPING

Are you interested in finding work in an office? Why not complete an intro to bookkeeping and gain an understanding of basic accounting concepts, accounting jargon, business documents and basic transactions. Understand and produce very basic profit and loss statements and balance sheets, learn to record the GST portion of transactions and learn about subsidiary ledgers.

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: tbc

Course Date:

tbc

Time:

tbc

Location:

tbc

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $190.40
Bronze DUSA members $244.80
All others $272

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.


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!

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: tbc

Course Date:

tbc

Time:

tbc

Location:

tbc

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $121.80
Bronze DUSA members $156.60
All others $174

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.

 

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.

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: 14th April

Course Date:

Friday 29th, April

Time:

9.30am - 4.30pm

Location:

TBA

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $193.90
Bronze DUSA members $249.30
All others $277

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.

 

ADOBE INDESIGN

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

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: 28th April

Course Date:

Friday 13th, May

Time:

9.30am - 4.30pm

Location:

TBA

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $200.20
Bronze DUSA members $257.10
All others $286

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.


MICROSOFT EXCEL INTRODUCTION

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

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: 19th May

Course Date:

Wednesday 1st, June

Time:

9.30am - 4.30pm

Location:

TBA

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $139.90
Bronze DUSA members $179.10
All others $199

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.

 

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.

Register:

at DUSA reception or Register your interest here
Registration closes: 18th May

Course Date:

Thursday 2nd, June

Time:

9.30am - 4.30pm

Location:

TBA

Cost:

Gold/Silver DUSA members $139.90
Bronze DUSA members $179.10
All others $199

Disclaimer:
Cancellation may occur if minimum numbers not reached, a full refund will be issued.
Booking fees apply.