General Interest Courses

DATE
TBA

TIME
10am - 5pm

COST
$140 (includes materials)

VENUE
MACE

Learn to draw in charcoal

Ever wanted to learn how to draw in charcoal? Or do you just want to further your existing drawing skills? Then come and join us at MACE for the Basics in Drawing - Charcoal.

This class is for beginners through to advanced.  You will learn how to draw in charcoal, depict shadows and light, and make the object appear 3D.

DATE
Saturday 24 July OR 14 Aug OR 4 Sept

TIME
9:30am - 4:30pm

COST
$225 (incl materials & lunch)

VENUE
Crockett Print Studio

Textile Surface Design and Print

Surface design, silk painting and dyeing workshop.

An introduction to printing and dyeing on protein based fibres, such as silk and wool.  

Participants will create two silk pieces with their own design.

Lunch & materials included.

DATE
Wednesdays or Fridays​

TIME
Wednesdays 6pm - 9pm
Fridays 10am - 12pm


COST
$150 for 3 sessions 

VENUE
MACE

Introduction to Accounting Software

Courses available include MYOB, Quickbooks and Xero.

 

The aim of these courses is to give participants the skills required to set up a company file and to process day to day transactions in sales, purchases and banking modules.

 

Participants must have basic computer skills.

DATE
Monday 19 July

TIME
5:30pm - 8:30pm

COST
$85

VENUE
Mansfield Coffee Merchant

Basic Barista

Improve your coffee making skills with this fun hands on short course, showing you the skills you need to work in a cafe, or simply to impress your family and friends! This course will teach you basic skills and knowledge required to extract and serve espresso coffee.

DATE
TBA

TIME
6pm - 9pm

COST
$TBA

VENUE
MACE

Mixology Cocktail Skills

Become a master of "Mixology" in this fun interactive cocktail course.  Bar tending is taken to the next level with techniques including muddling, shaking, infusing flavours and creating the latest and best cocktails. 

This course will give you the skills and confidence required to prepare cocktails in a range of hospitality venues.

DATES
Wednesdays (dates Tba)
6pm - 8pm
OR
Fridays (dates Tba)
10am - 12pm

COST
$55

VENUE
MACE

Introduction to MYOB Payroll

The aim of this course is to give participants the skills required to set up a Payroll in MYOB and to process employee transactions, including superannuation and taxation requirements. Participants must have basic computer skills.

DATE
Thursdays 22 Jul - 19 Aug

TIME
5.45pm - 9.45pm

COST
$350 for 5 sessions

VENUE
Mansfield
Secondary College

Introduction to Woodwork

During the course you will learn how to work out dimensions, cut shape, assemble, join, clamp, sand and finish off. You will also discover how to choose the right timber and develop the skills for using hand and power tools in a safe manner. Participants are required to wear a face mask, google and protective clothing.

DATE
Wednesdays 21 Jul - 11 Aug

TIME
6pm - 9pm

COST
$180 for 4 sessions

VENUE
Community Shed

Introduction to Welding

Construct a small welding projects for around the house, shed or property such as work benches, tool racks, grills of fire pits. learn how to weld using the two most widely used welding processes in the industry - Arc welding and MIG welding. The course is designed for the beginner and includes safe operation in both theory and practical sessions.

 

It is mandatory for participants to bring ear muffs and wear garments which cover the skin to avoid exposure to heat. Safety helmets, overalls, gloves and googles will be supplied.

DATE
Mondays 16 - 30 August

TIME
6pm - 9pm

COST
$160 for 3 sessions

VENUE
Community Shed

Welding Forge Making

Participants need to complete Introduction to Welding before enrolling in this course. Learn about the forging process, and how to make a blacksmith forge that you can use for heating metals for ease of bending and shaping.

Participant will take home a forge at the end of the course.

DATE
Tuesdays 3 - 31 August

TIME
5.45pm - 9.45pm

COST
$250 for 5 sessions

VENUE
Mansfield
Secondary College

Introduction to Furniture Restoration

This course is designed for beginners and those with some experience who are keen to gain helpful tips on restoring furniture. Learn how to dismantle a small piece of furniture, make minor repairs, prepare surfaces and re-assemble within a safe workshop environment.

Participants are required to bring  paint brush, paint stripper, steel wool, sand-paper, scraper, face mask, goggles and wear protective clothing.

Participants will need to take home their piece of furniture after each session.

DATE
Tuesday 24 August  

TIME
11am - 1pm

COST
$90

VENUE
MACE

Chocolate Making Workshop with RenMar

Learn the art of chocolate making using the highest quality Belgian couverture chocolate.

You will learn techniques and skills including tempering, dipping and decorating.

A fabulous and fun course!

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