New Full Certificate Course Guide Out Now! - 27-Feb-2013
Western College is well known for our nationally recognized short courses helping you to pinpoint and focus on those skills you want to target. Sometimes you need a more c..
Welcome to 2013! - 14-Jan-2013
Welcome to the New Year! New Year is the time where everyone reflects on where they are currently in their personal and professional lives and make new resolutions to impr..
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! - 21-Dec-2012
Western College would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a happy and safe New Year! We thank you for your support throughout the year and..
New Course Guides Coming Soon! - 07-Dec-2012
Along with our traditional Professional Development and Personal Interest Course Guides, we are introducing a NEW Full Certificate Course Guide for 2013. Just another way ..
And the winner is ... - 22-Oct-2012
Major Prize Winner 2012 “The Wall” – Sue Hodge © With record entries and an impressive calibre of talent and diversity, judges for thi..
Art Prize 2012 - 18-Oct-2012
Thank you to all of those aspiring artists that took the time to enter into our Art Prize 2012. We are overwhelmed by the support we have received and amount of entri..
Tech Savvy Seniors - 11-Oct-2012
FREE course for those over 60 who would like to learn more about computers! No experience necessary. It's time to launch yourself into the technology world and get your ge..
Family Fun Day! - 20-Sep-2012
Come one! Come All! To Western College's Family Fun Day Saturday 22 September, 9am - 3pm. Let the kids be entertained by Pooka the Clown, Jumping Castles, Colouring I..
Your Community Photography Prize 2012 - 15-Aug-2012
A great community initiative has evolved from various businesses in Dubbo that is encouraging passionate and amateur photographers to enter the first annualYour Community ..
Art unleashes the passion! - 24-Jul-2012
Hear that? That’s the sound of artists finding their passion, or at least their interpretation of the word ‘passion’,which is the theme for the second annua..
Artists Day! - 02-Jul-2012
Is art your 'passion'? Yes? Come long to our Artists Day on 21 July 2012 at the Western Plains Cultural Centre. On this day, you will hear more about how to enter ..
Course aims to aid farm industry - 20-Jun-2012
A training course is being run under a partnership between Joblink Plus, Western College and Wellington Council. Mayor Anne Jones said she was pleased to see that 11 p..
Off-the-rack sometimes just doesn't cut it! - 13-Jun-2012
Have you ever bought a suit for in important event, only to find it doesn’t quite fit right? Sleeves too long, pants a bit snug, shoulders not exactly even… ..
Could you be a trainer? - 25-May-2012
* Do you hold formal qualifications in your areas of expertise? * Would you like to share your industry experience? * Do you have training qualifications and / or expe..
Lift Staff Retention and Profit - 16-May-2012
During the recent, or some would argue continuing economic downturn, the GFC, businesses jettison non essential services. Unfortunately training and education is seen as one o..
Express YOUR Interests! - 08-May-2012
At Western College we are always encouraging our students to tell us what THEY seek in training. We value your feedback and input, both constructive and positive! If there..
FREE Hospitality Course - 08-Mar-2012
Get a Statement of Attainment in the Certificate III in Hospitality for 8 core units which includes the Senior First Aid and the RSA. Course Details are: Training Da..
Do you want a career in Home and Community Care? - 23-Feb-2012
Home and Community Care is an Australian Apprenticeship Access Program designed specifically to provide knowledge and practical skills you will need to get a job in commun..
Art Competition Now Open! - 10-Feb-2012
Western College is calling on aspiring artists from across the region to put paint to canvas (or pen or pastel to paper!) with the launch today of its second annual art pr..
New Year New Career! - 13-Jan-2012
Your college has some fantastic training opportunities to get you motivated for the New Year! Our first course guide for the year Competitive Careers Starts Here (/_l..
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us! - 22-Dec-2011
From all of the wonderful staff at Western College, we wish you a very happy, safe Christmas and New year. Your college will be closing on the 23 December and reopening on..
Men's Shed helps shine a beacon for indigenous learners - 08-Dec-2011
The Beacon program targets practical and relevant training options for indigenous people throughout the western region, with three organisations collaborating to ensure th..
Western College scoops national pool with major award - 28-Nov-2011
Dubbo’s Western College has again taken out a major award for one of its innovative training programs, this time scooping the pool against the best in Australia. ..
Dubbo’s ‘Hidden Treasure’ - 16-Oct-2011
Western College’s Kate Davis named on state honour roll The state of NSW has acknowledged what Western College has known for more than a decade – that trai..
Chance for Ridge locals to boost child care skills - 12-Jul-2011
Lightning Ridge is in line for a boost to its skilled labour force with an innovative training program kicking off next week. Western College, in partnership with OEC..
New skills a ‘win win’ for Moree - 12-Jul-2011
Western College is urging Moree’s business community to grasp the opportunity to build their skills base with a number of locals set to complete an innovative progra..
Western College: Small Provider, Huge Potential - 05-Jul-2011
It’s often said that you can’t fit a square peg into a round hole. But at Western College, that’s a challenge we thrive on. When it comes to educ..
Indigenous Aussies urged: Be all you can! - 30-Jun-2011
Western College has teamed up with local employment organisations OEC and AES (Aboriginal Employment Strategy) to offer practical training and employment opportunities to ..
The training times, they are a-changin’ - 29-Jun-2011
How practical skills help keep an economy healthy “As the world and technology changes, so too does the face of the national workforce and the types of skills neede..
Size matters as ‘Small’ provider thinks big - 01-Jun-2011
Western College announced as training award finalist Size matters at Dubbo’s Western College, which has again been awarded a finalist berth in this year’s NSW ..
Current Capacity: Filling Up
Available Places: 2
This 3 - hour hands on workshop will give you the opportunity to experience many of the professional techniques used when decorating cup cakes. The cup cakes will be supplied so you can spend more time decorating. You will finish the workshop with four decorated styles of cup cakes. The workshop is suitable to both beginners and those who are little more experienced. You will be given a list of equipment that you will need to purchase prior to class. Click here for a list of essential equipment for the course.
Monday 20 May (1 session)
6pm - 9pm, $30
Plus additional costs for ingredients $36 - payable at time of Enrolment.
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Current Capacity: Available
Available Places: 5
We have all been to a meeting that has been poorly managed, only to leave feeling it was a waste of time for all involved. In this one day workshop you will cover the following topics:
• Reasons for holding meetings;
• Strategies for managing effective meetings;
• Keeping meetings on track;
• Ensuring meetings achieve specific objectives;
• The different roles involved in meetings.
Tuesday 28th May (1 Session)
9:00am - 5:00pm, $260.00
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Current Capacity: Available
Available Places: 8
This course covers the requirements of the construction industry regulations. Participants can receive 24 CPD points on successful completion of the course. This is also essential training for anyone seeking employment on construction sites as it assists employees to understand legislation and work with employers to meet the obligations of fostering a safer workplace.
Successful completion will lead to a Statement of Attainment for 1 unit from CPC10108 Certificate I in Construction, CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry.
Friday 31st May (1 session)
9:00am – 4:00pm, $196 (includes catering)
IMPORTANT NOTES: Participants must bring 100 points of identification on the day of the course.
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Writing the stories of your life, the next level
Please be advised that this course has been advertised on a Thursday when it should be a Wednesday. This course commences on Wednesday 15th May and finishes on Wednesday 19th June (6 Sessions). We apologise for any inconvenience.
Western College advises that the following courses have been Cancelled:
- Senior First Aid - 21st & 22nd May 2013
- First Aid Refresher - 23rd May 2013
- Produce Spreadsheets (Vista / Excel 2010) - 28th May 2013
If you wish to join our Expression of Interest list for these courses, please contact us.