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Business and Computer Skills

Unlock your inner tech wizard and refine your creative skills with our Computer and IT short courses and workshops. Dive into the exciting world of web design, computer basics, design programs like Photoshop & Canva, or delve into social media and blogging. Gaining overall confidence in navigating the digital and online realm.

Discover essential business skills to conquer the world of entrepreneurship! that empower you to manage a small business successfully. Whether you’re just dipping your toes into the world of business, or have an established business and looking to level up, the practical tools and training you’ll discover in our small business courses are your secret weapon for reaching those big dreams.

Mix and match the business and computer courses to turbo charge your chances of success.

Better Business Using Xero

9am to 4pm, Mullum, $195

Master the art of financial management with our comprehensive Xero course! Discover the ins and outs of optimizing Xero for your business finances, from setting up accounts to seamless collaboration with your accountant. Automate tasks using advanced bank features, ensuring flawless reconciliations. Streamline your bookkeeping with efficient invoicing and bill payment strategies. Gain expertise in generating key financial reports, including BAS, and acquire the skills to navigate and interpret data effectively. Elevate your business management game with this essential Xero program!

Bring Your Business Off The Kitchen Table - Online Class

Taking your business from the kitchen table to a more professional and scalable setup is a crucial step for growth and success. This workshop will cover some steps to help you make that transition.

In this workshop you will learn how to:
  • Start with a plan
  • What legal structure do you need
  • Funding options
  • All the other important stuff like remaining compliant

BSB30220 - Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business

Unlock the pathway to entrepreneurial success with our qualification tailored for aspiring business owners.

Certificate III In Entrepreneurship and New Business is your key to mastering core business skills, covering finances, legal compliance, digital marketing, and business proposals.
Delivered through a blend of online study, workplace visits, and engaging group workshops, you'll gain practical insights and one-on-one support from your experienced trainer. From organising personal work priorities to developing a personal budget and reviewing digital presence, this course is your fast track to launching and thriving in the world of small business.

Enrol now and turn your business dreams into reality!

Canva For Business (Beginners) - Online Class

Tue, Thu & Tue 28 May - 4 June
2pm - 5pm, Online, $160
Unleash your creativity with our beginners Canva course, designed for business owners and people managing the marketing for other businesses. This course will help you understand how Canva can get you visible online, and make you look flash! We’ll have you creating a logo and branding elements, style guide, and some social media posts (you must have already signed up for a Canva account).

Canva For Business (Level 2) - Online Class

Mon, Tue, Wed 10 - 12 June 
2pm - 5pm, Online, $160

If you’re a business owner or manage the marketing for a business, then this course will help you understand how Canva can get you visible online, and make you look flash! Ideal for beginners to Canva (you must have already signed up for a Canva account) and we’ll have you creating a logo and branding elements, style guide, and some social media posts.

Computer Basics

8 May to 12 June 2024, 6 x Tuesdays
9.30am to 12.30pm, Mullum, ACE Funded $0*

This course is designed to help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to use a computer for everyday tasks, whether at work, study or for your own personal use.

Crafting Unforgettable Experiences

Let's shake things up and dive into the wonderful world of customer service with a twist! In this workshop, we're going to unravel the secrets to nurturing and cherishing customer loyalty, and we'll redefine what it means to be a customer service superstar.

In this workshop you will learn how to:
  • Establish and maintain rapport with your customer
  • Seeking feedback from your customer
  • Identify ways to enhance the quality of your customer service
  • How to keep your customer loyal to your brand

Creativity Masterclass

8 x Thu, 9 May - 27 June
6pm - 8pm, Mullum, $320

Unlock and unblock your potential with this deep dive into creativity. Discover hidden talents, identify untapped resources, give and receive criticism, collaborate effectively, build teams, and more. 

Excel As A Database

For those already using a spreadsheet application, extend your skills to managing data. Learning how to sort, filter and subtotal data as well as cleverly combine these techniques to extract information from your spreadsheet application.

Excel Essentials

4 x Thu, 23 May - 13 June
9.30am to 12.30pm, Mullum, $265

Learn the essential skills to use the spreadsheet for home and office applications. From the basics, including layout, formatting and printing, through to the manipulation of text and numbers, participants will get a thorough grounding in applying this powerful tool to solve a myriad of problems. A working knowledge of the Windows environment is needed.

Get your camera off auto

4 x Tue, 4 - 25 June
9.30am - 12.30pm, Byron $240

Do you own an amazing DSLR and it's still on Auto? Let me teach you how to use your DSLR camera to its full potential. We will work with aperture and exposure going beyond auto or program mode. Based on weekly theory classes and fun assignments, you will learn how to capture better images, improve week by week, and end up with great shots that you are happy to share with others as you become more confident with your camera. This course is suited to introductory/intermediate DSLR users.

Leadership for Entrepreneurs

4 x Sat, 15 June - 6 July
 2pm - 4.30pm, Online, $220

Following your dreams and running your own business isn’t only about online visibility and product. However, it’s just as important to talk about our ability to lead. This workshop is about leadership where we will work with concepts like ‘Inner Leadership’, leadership on a day-to-day basis and leadership of clients, students and assistants. Only by understanding and enacting these concepts, will we reach success and achieve full potential of our dream business and still thrive! Leadership for entrepreneurs’ will start by focussing on our Inner Leadership and then we will progress to build direction and control of our Outer Leadership. We will work our way through the essential levels of understanding leadership in general as well as exploring our own unique gifts as leaders.

Marketing Mashup

Imagine a world where marketing is a playground, and your imagination is the key to unlocking its magic. The Marvelous Marketing Mashup is not your average workshop; it's a marketing extravaganza with a twist of playfulness that will make you rethink everything you thought you knew about the world of promotion.

In this workshop you will learn how to:
  • Practical marketing knowledge and skills
  • Networking opportunities with fellow marketers
  • Confidence to implement effective marketing strategies

Perfecting Payroll Using Xero

Unlock the secrets of seamless payroll management in our Xero course! From automating payments and correcting errors to mastering the Employee Portal and timesheets, delve into key reports, Superannuation compliance, and leave tracking. Elevate your payroll finesse with Single Touch Payroll reporting and more – your gateway to efficient employee management!

Practical Money Life Skills

2 x Sat, 18 - 25 May 
10am - 1pm, Mullum, $160

Learn to manage your money effectively with practical, proven tools, so you aren't left high and dry, with no cash in the bank.
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Show Me The Money - Online Class

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Master the art of financial management in our dynamic workshop for new business owners. Learn essential skills like budgeting, cash flow optimization, and financial forecasting. Equip yourself with the tools for sustainable growth and success in the competitive business landscape.

In this workshop you will learn how to:
  • Interpret your financial results to make more informed decisions.
  • Setup some templates to use in your business to manage your finances and results.
  • Explore the benefits of using digital technology to help manage your finances.


Smartphone Photography For Social Media

Want to take better photos with your smart phone for social media? Join us as we cover composition, light and background backdrops using the camera app on your phone. We will also look at post production to enhance and bring out the best in your images. Perfect for our solopreneurs and business owners!

Start Me Up

Calling all future entrepreneurs and budding business moguls! Get ready to ignite your entrepreneurial spirit because we're about to embark on a mysterious journey into the fantastic world of business. This 2-hour workshop is a must for anyone who needs a nudge to get started.
In this workshop you will learn how to:
  • Where to begin
  • Starting out essentials
  • Creating a digital footprint

Startup Series Volume 2

29 April to 27 May 2024, 5 x Mondays
9.00am to 3.00pm, Mullum, ACE Funded $0*

Elevate your skills with this dynamic series of workshops for someone starting out in business. Discover essential strategies for identifying growth opportunities, presenting proposals and organising finance.

Supercharge Your Brand - Online Class

In this practical workshop, we will share the steps for maximizing your brand presence on social media. This class will be helpful for anyone who wants to improve their brand presence and story into relatable social media posts. 

In this workshop you will learn how to:
  • Understand the elements to creating a strong brand identity.
  • How translate your brand story into social media posts.
  • Some tips on using Canva to create stylish assets

Tech Savvy Seniors

6 x Tue, 14 May - 18 June
1.30pm to 4.30pm, Mullum, $25

Ideal for seniors over 60 with little or no computer skills, this hands-on, gently paced course will teach you the basic skills required to use your computer, smartphone or tablet. We will cover basic word processing skills, managing your files and folders, surfing the internet and more. So, whether you are volunteering for a group, researching family history or helping grandchildren with school work, this course can get you started. Tech Savvy Seniors is an initiative of the NSW Ageing Strategy and is funded through a partnership between the NSW Government and Telstra. Not suitable for Mac users.

The Startup Series

Elevate your skills with our dynamic workshop for someone starting out in business. Discover essential strategies for identifying growth opportunities, presenting proposals, determining resources and organizing finance.

Web Design with Wordpress

6 x Fri, 3 May - 14 June (no class 17 May)
1pm to 4.30pm, Mullum, $425

Using the most popular online platform to create and maintain a website, you will learn to understand webdesign foundations, how to build, maintain and expand a website, as well as basics in Search Engine Optimisation, Marketing and Social Media. Basic computer knowledge required.