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 8 May

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 24 May

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 29 Apr-27 May

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 19 May - 9 Jun

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 7, 21 and 28 June

(no class 14 June)

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 4 May - 1 Jun 

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.

DATES

TBA - Term 4 

TIMES

Friday 6pm - 9pm (Theory at MACE)

Saturday 9am - 4pm (Practical at Merton)

COST

$100 for 2 sessions

VENUE

MACE

Introduction to Beekeeping

Tutor will cover theory on Friday at MACE including terminology, anatomy, bee life cycles and seasonal management, as well as honey flora, diseases and hive hygiene.  Health and safety will be a priority. 

 

Saturday will be hands on experience: Inspect and manipulate a hive, extract and store honey and cover industry information including marketing and food safety.  Participants must bring: notebook and pen, gumboots and rubber bands, strong PVC gloves/gauntlets, wear loose cotton long sleeve shirt and pants - NO WOOL.  Provided: Protective. 

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