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New Courses

Excited to explore the latest and greatest classes and courses at Byron Community College? Well, you’re in for a treat!

At the College, we believe that the learning journey never truly ends, and that’s why we are continuously adding new and exciting courses to our program each term.

Bursting with options to fuel your curiosity, help you upskill, fulfil a passion or get your qualified for a new career.

See below for our latest courses. And be sure to check back in each term for updates!

Advanced Floristry


4 x Thurs, 8 Aug - 29 Aug 2024
9.30am to 2.30pm, Mullum, ACE Funded $0*

Each week offers the opportunity to learn and create a different floral design ranging from professionally wired flower crowns to stunning modern bouquets and unique statement arrangements‚ all of which are yours to take home and enjoy for the remainder of the week.
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CHC43315 - Certificate IV in Mental Health

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Discover the rewarding path to making a difference in people's lives with our CHC43315 - Certificate IV in Mental Health. This nationally recognised qualification empowers you to provide compassionate, client-centred support to individuals navigating mental health challenges.

Unlock the skills to implement community-based programs and activities tailored to mental health needs. From community organisations to clinical settings, this qualification equips you to work autonomously while contributing meaningfully to the well-being of others.

With a focus on recovery-oriented support, our program prepares you to thrive in diverse community contexts. Whether it's outreach services, residential care, or rehabilitation programs, you'll be guided by seasoned practitioners and professionals every step of the way, graduating industry ready.

Join us on this transformative journey and become a vital part of enhancing mental health support in our communities. Enrol now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career in mental health!
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CUA31120 - Certificate III in Visual Arts

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With Trainer Virginia Reid.

2024 intake is now closed for applications. The next intake will be in 2025.Please enquire to be added to the waitlist.

Are you ready to unleash your artistic potential? Dive into the vibrant world of visual arts, craft, and design with our nationally recognised qualification.


 
With a focus on developing a diverse range of visual art skills, you'll have the opportunity to take charge of your own creative journey while receiving expert guidance and support from industry professionals. From mastering drawing techniques to exploring the fascinating realms of art theory and history, you'll gain the tools and knowledge needed to thrive in the dynamic arts industry.
 
Discover the joy of producing stunning paintings, sculptures, prints, and digital images while honing your creativity and expression. Our hands-on approach ensures that you not only learn the fundamentals of artistry but also cultivate your unique style and vision.
 
Join us and embark on a transformative learning experience where you'll contribute to the health and safety of yourself and others, document your creative progress, and unleash your boundless imagination. Enrol now and let your artistic journey begin!

Digest Your Best: The foundations of a healthy gut with Jacqui Edgerly


9am to 4pm, Mullum, $140

Discover the process of implementing the foundations of health to heal your gut so that you can reduce digestive discomfort, gain more energy and participate in the activities you love without using medications, restrictive diets or trial & error.

Facebook for Business with Tyneal Alexander

Wed, 18 September, 9am to 12pm, Online, $99

Find out what Facebook is used for and why it exists. Review current setup and templates, how to use calendar and scheduling and  how to manage your page easily.

FSK10119 - Certificate I in Access to Vocational Skills

​Ready to take the first step toward your goals? Our Vocational Education program is designed to give you the support you need to start your learning journey.
 
Whether you want a job or more training, we've got you covered. We'll help you improve important skills like reading, writing, speaking and mathematics, all at a level that suits you.
 
Plus, we'll teach you basic computer skills and how to be more employable, so you'll be ready for whatever comes your way.
 
Don't let anything hold you back. Join us and open the door to endless opportunities!

Instagram for Business with Tyneal Alexander

Fri, 20 September, 9am to 12pm, Online, $99

Understand what Instagram is used for and why it exists. Learn how to create and post Instagram content to promote your business. Other hot topics: What are Hashtags? What’s the difference between a story and a reel? How do I gain followers. Using Paid Advertising.

Linkedin For Business with Davina Bambrick

Thu, 19 September, 6pm to 9pm, Online, $99

Learn the relevant skills to use and manage a Business LinkedIn Page for networking and recruitment. Learn the difference between LinkedIn Personal and Business, how to set up your page and look at content and posting.

Massage Clinic

Relax and unwind with our one-hour student massage sessions. Click 'find out more' below for the BOOKINGS link. 

 

Mastering Microsoft Outlook: Essential Skills with Shane Hammond

Fri, 12 July, 6pm to 9pm, Online, $99

Join our intensive 3-hour workshop on Microsoft Outlook and unlock the full potential of this powerful email application. Course highlights include: Introduction to Outlook, Email Management, Calendar Integrations and Advanced Features.

Meta AI & ChatGPT for Business with Kylie Mowbray-Allen

Mon, 5 August, 5.30pm - 8.30pm, Online, $95

In this interactive 3-hour online workshop, we will delve into the incredible-worrisome-fantastic-frightening world of AI, particularly Meta.Ai and the ChatGPT model. From the good, the bad and the ugly, we'll uncover the best practices for leveraging AI for your business.

Microsoft 365 Mastery with Shane Hammond

Fri, 26 July, 6pm to 9pm, Online, $99

In this 3-hour workshop, you will learn all about the powerful and free Microsoft apps found in the Microsoft 365 suite. Discover how you can use Word for free, collaborate with others, and store your files on the cloud. Course highlights include: App Overview, Integration, Working & Sharing Online, Cloud Storage.

Perennial Greens


Discover the joy of cultivating perennial vegetables that demand minimal care yet yield year-round tender, edible leaves. Say goodbye to frequent replanting and bolting issues and join Sharon as she shares the art of growing, harvesting, and savouring a diverse array of colourful, flavourful, and textured leafy greens for salads and cooked meals. Elevate your gardening experience effortlessly!
 

 

Reveal Your True Colours with Sylvie Falson

Wed, 14 August
10am to 1pm, Byron Bay, $100
Unlock the secrets to the most flattering colours for your skin tone as we reveal your ‘true colours’ in this 3 hour workshop. Have fun creating your personal seasonal colour palettes using an extensive collection of colourful materials, giving you the confidence to shop knowing what colours work for you. Individual printed and digital colour palettes are yours to keep and take home at the end of the workshop. 

Sustainable Floristry with Leena Martens


2 x Thurs & 2 x Fri, 19 Sep - 27 Sep 2024‚ 
9.30am to 2.30pm, Mullum, ACE Funded $0*

Join our class on creating beautiful floral arrangements with a focus on environmental sustainability. Emphasising seasonal Australian-grown flowers, you will learn to celebrate the beauty and imperfections that nature offers. Discover techniques for arranging flowers using alternative containers and mechanics that promote sustainability.

Sustainable Pricing with Davina Bambrick

Thurs, 11 July, 5.30pm - 7pm, Online, $50

Unlock the secrets of pricing strategies in our interactive workshop. Learn how to set prices that maximize profits, attract customers, and beat the competition. Dive into real-world case studies and practical exercises to master the art of pricing your products or services effectively.

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) with John Imbrogno

Sat & Sun, 3 August - 4 August
9am - 5pm, Mullum, $320


Adolescence is a time of important change and development. It is also the time when mental health problems can first emerge. During high school years, mental health problems are among the leading causes of falling grades, problems with friends, and relationships, substance use or abuse and they can have lifelong impact. That's where Mental Health First Aid training can help.