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THE tables were turned on video classes last week for BCAL’s First Aid course. This time, the students were in the classroom and the trainer appeared via video link. Being a hands-on course, First Aid requires learners to use equipment. This has been a

Bass Coast Adult Learning now a part of ‘Be Connected’

BCAL is now a part of the Be Connected network – a federal government initiative to help get every Australian online. The project recognises the fact that being connected is more than important than ever in these times, but it can be very confusing

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WHILE in lockdown, many people have decided it’s a good time to catch up on some home improvements. This has resulted in quite a few owner-builders rushing to get their White Card. The White Card is a nationally recognised and WorkSafe Victoria approved Construction

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THIS Thursday, BCAL will be presenting the Responsible Service of Alcohol course via online presentation. This is a fully accredited unit approved by Liquor Licencing. Perhaps one of the most notable courses being presented via video conferencing at the moment is Digital Literacy. It

Combatting loneliness – Inverloch Community House

INVERLOCH Community House along with the 19 other Houses in the Neighbourhood House Gippsland (NHG) Region are gearing up to celebrate Neighbourhood House Week on 8-15th May 2020. Neighbourhood House Week is a nationwide initiative to celebrate the role of Neighbourhood Houses and centres

Bass Coast Adult Learning rises to the challenge

BCAL is rising to the challenge of the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Fortunately, there has been minimal disruption to courses with students attending via video conferencing and maintaining social distancing while on campus. Short courses are coming up in May, which will be going ahead.

Milpara Community House still open

MILPARA, Korumburra’s Community House, is still open. It may not be business as usual but Milpara is still open for the following: Emergency Foodbank, Centrelink and to take enrolments for our online courses. To help things run more smoothly, we have decided to set

Combatting loneliness – Wonthaggi Neighbourhood Centre

WONTHAGGI Neighbourhood Centre at Mitchell House is one of the 20 houses in the Neighbourhood Houses Gippsland (NHG) Region gearing up to celebrate Neighbourhood House Week from May 8 to 15. Neighbourhood House Week is a nationwide initiative to celebrate the role of Neighbourhood

Remote teaching at Bass Coast Adult Learning

THE first week of remote delivery went as well as could be expected. Naturally, it took some getting used to, but the Maths and English group went very well. This week, BCAL is beginning a digital literacy course to assist people enrolled in TAFE

Term 2 kicks off at BCAL

THERE are some silver linings to these interesting times of self-isolation and social distancing. While setting up online delivery, BCAL has heard from several former English students whose work commitments prevented them from attending classes and now wish to restart their studies. The new