Pre-Accredited ACFE Subsidised Courses
Are you eligible for a reduced fee? Yes we have Learn Local subsidised places.
CERES is an approved Learn Local Organisation (LLO) registered with the Adult Community and Further Education (ACFE) Board. ACFE funds places on approved pre-accredited courses for those who meet eligibility criteria. You may be eligible for a subsided place in one of these course. There is more information on ACFE subsidies here.
These short courses run over eight to 14 sessions and are designed to provide industry tasters and stepping stones into further training and/or employment.
The courses below are available to eligible students through this program:
Complete Urban Farmer
An introduction to the world of urban farming – a perfect portal to your own patch | Mar, May, Jun, Jul, Sep | $895* | 14 weeks | *ACFE subsidised places available.
Environmental Education – Inspire Change
Designed for teachers, and others interested in creating change for sustainability through education and communication using hope, not fear. | Jul | $840* | 8 weeks | *ACFE subsidised places available.
Intro to Social Enterprise – Working for a Purpose
Understand business models and skills that aim to tackle social problems, improve communities, benefit the environment and provide people with access to employment and training. | Mar | $895* | 8 weeks | *ACFE subsidised places available.
Introduction to Landscaping and Garden Maintenance
Master the basics of garden creation and maintenance – from exploring design options through to caring for chosen plants | Aug - Oct | $650* | 10 weeks | *ACFE subsidised places available.
Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture
Learn to design garden-based activities that support the physical, mental and social health of individuals. | Mar, May, Jul, Oct | $675* | 8 weeks | *ACFE subsidised places available.
Landscape Restoration and Indigenous Ecology
Develop an understanding of ecology and conservation in urban environments and benefit from a real connection to place | Mar, Apr, Oct | $725* | 8 weeks | *ACFE subsidised places available.
Improve your skills and get your hands dirty with our practical sustainable gardening course | Apr, Oct | $625* | 8 weeks | *ACFE subsidised places available.