Geelong Short Courses

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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.

Accredited Certificates

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

Mental health first aid training is useful for anyone wishing to gain general knowledge and awareness of mental health issues affecting colleagues, family or friends. Early intervention is proven to be an effective strategy for mental health crises such as suicidal thoughts or self-harming.

This is a Blended Mental Health First Aid Course designed specifically for University students and includes an online learning component followed by two face to face sessions of 3 hours each.

DUSA Trips Tours and Short Courses aim to include all students.  If you have any access requirements please contact chris.erickson@deakin.edu.au to discuss your needs’

Register: Purchase tickets here or at DUSA Reception

Course Date & Time:

Monday 4th & 11th September 5:30pm - 8:30pm
You must attend both sessions and complete online component

Location:

Waurn Ponds. Room TBA

Cost:

Gold DUSA Members $84
Silver DUSA members $96
Bronze DUSA members $108
All others $120

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).

DUSA Trips Tours and Short Courses aim to include all students.  If you have any access requirements please contact chris.erickson@deakin.edu.au to discuss your needs’

Register

Purchase tickets here or at DUSA Reception

Course Date & Time:

Friday 11th August - 9.00am to 3.30pm

Location:

Waterfront (note campus change from Waurn Ponds). Room TBA

Cost:

Gold DUSA members $98
Silver DUSA members $115
Bronze DUSA members $126
All others $140

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


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.

DUSA Trips Tours and Short Courses aim to include all students.  If you have any access requirements please contact chris.erickson@deakin.edu.au to discuss your needs’

Register:

Purchase tickets here or at DUSA Reception

Course Date:

Tuesday 1st August

Time:

5.30pm - 9.30pm

Location:

Waurn Ponds. Room TBA

Cost:

Gold DUSA members $34
Silver DUSA members $40
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.

DUSA Trips Tours and Short Courses aim to include all students.  If you have any access requirements please contact chris.erickson@deakin.edu.au to discuss your needs’

Register: Purchase tickets here or at DUSA Reception

Course Date:

Tuesday 8th August

Time:

5.30pm - 7.30pm

Location:

Waurn Ponds, Room TBA

Cost:

Gold DUSA members $34
Silver DUSA members $40
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'.

DUSA Trips Tours and Short Courses aim to include all students.  If you have any access requirements please contact chris.erickson@deakin.edu.au to discuss your needs’

Register: Purchase tickets here or at DUSA Reception

Course Date:

Tuesday 8th August

Time:

7.30pm - 9.30pm

Location:

Waurn Ponds, Room TBA

Cost:

Gold DUSA members $34
Silver DUSA members $40
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)

DUSA Trips Tours and Short Courses aim to include all students.  If you have any access requirements please contact chris.erickson@deakin.edu.au to discuss your needs’

Register:

Please email chris.erickson@deakin.edu.au to register your interest

Course Date:

Tuesday 1st August & Tuesday 8th August

Time:

5:30pm

Location:

Waurn Ponds Room TBA

Cost:

Gold DUSA members $82
Silver DUSA members $98
Bronze DUSA members $105
All others $122
NO REFUNDS AVAILABLE

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

 

Language Courses

Auslan (Sign Language) Beginners

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.

DUSA Trips Tours and Short Courses aim to include all students.  If you have any access requirements please contact chris.erickson@deakin.edu.au to discuss your needs’

This course runs over 2 weeks  

Date

Tuesday 12th September & Tuesday 19th September

Time

5.30pm - 8.30pm

Location

Waurn Ponds campus, room TBA

Cost

DUSA Gold members: $69.00
DUSA Silver members: $81.00
DUSA Bronze members: $89.00
Others: $99.00

Register

Register here or at DUSA Reception

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


Life Skills

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.

DUSA Trips Tours and Short Courses aim to include all students.  If you have any access requirements please contact chris.erickson@deakin.edu.au to discuss your needs’

Register Registration opening soon!

Course Date:

2 Dates Available
Wednesday 23rd August
Wednesdsay 30th August

Time:

5.30pm - 7.00pm

Location:

Coffee Cartel, Shop 1, 80 Little Malop Street, Geelong

Cost:

Gold DUSA members $39
Silver DUSA members $45
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 basic bartender skills from one of Geelong top bartenders to give you the skills and expertise to work behind the bar at pub, club or restaurant. An award winning Bartender, our trainer will show you the do's and don’t's to be a succesful bartender, from learning how to pour a beer to mixing delicious cocktails.

DUSA Trips Tours and Short Courses aim to include all students.  If you have any access requirements please contact chris.erickson@deakin.edu.au to discuss your needs’

Register Register here or at DUSA Reception

Course Date:

Tuesday 5th September

Time:

5.30pm - 7.30pm

Location:

18th Amendment Bar, 82a Lt Malop St, Geelong

Cost:

Gold DUSA members $38
Silver DUSA members $45
Bronze DUSA members $59
All others $59

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


REFERENCING WORKSHOP 

As part of Contract Cheating Awareness Week, DUSA & Student Life are running 1 hour ultimate Referencing Workshops. Available for all Deakin Students, the workshop aims to equip you with better referencing knowledge. Harvard and APA Referencing techniques will be covered, as well as providing an opportunity for lots of question & answers! Be proactive with your education, come armed with questions and secure a spot in this session. 

DUSA Trips Tours and Short Courses aim to include all students.  If you have any access requirements please contact chris.erickson@deakin.edu.au to discuss your needs’

Date

Wednesday 2nd August, 2017

Time

4pm - 5pm

Location

Waurn Ponds, room TBA

Cost

FREE, limited places available

Register

Register here or at DUSA Reception

 

FIRST HOME OWNERS SEMINAR

Through this seminar, you will gain an understanding of how to purchase your first property and who and what is involved in this process.

Learn about home loan options, including information regarding how much you can borrow and the repayment options. You will also have the invaluable opportunity to ask questions to a mortgage broker and a conveyancer. This event is free for DUSA members.

You must register to attend this seminar.  

DUSA Trips Tours and Short Courses aim to include all students.  If you have any access requirements please contact chris.erickson@deakin.edu.au to discuss your needs’

Date

Wednesday 13th September, 2017

Time

6.00pm - 7.30pm

Location

Waurn Ponds, room TBA

Cost

DUSA members: FREE

Register

Register here or at DUSA Reception