Work and Learning Courses

At Banksia Gardens Community Services we can help you build your skills and get ready for work of further studies. Study locally in Broadmeadows, learn in a welcoming community environment, be coached, supported and encouraged every step of the way.

WorkskillsSewing for Life


With this job readiness program, a successful career is closer than you think! This short course will develop your practical workplace skills and give you the confidence you need to succeed in your job search. Here at Banksia Gardens you will also gain the real world experience that employers are looking for. The course is designed to strengthen the qualities employers value, including strong written and verbal communication, the ability to understand and be a part of the companies culture and to show initiative and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

 Dates:   29 April-24 June 2019   Monday 9:30am-11:00am

 Location:  Banksia Garden Community Services

Cost:  $85.00 or $50.00 concession


Sewing for Life

This class is suited to both beginner and intermediate level sewers. In this course you will learn to make trendy clothes and the techniques of top designers. You will learn to fit and adjust commercial patterns to size so that garments look professionally made. You will learn:

  • Sewing machine familiarity, maintenance and safety
  • Sewing basics, seams, darts, measuring, hems and more
  • Buttonhole placement
  • Understanding and fitting patterns

Dates:   2 May-27 June 2019     Thursday 9:00am-11:00am

Location: 1 Dixie Court, Meadow Heights 3048

Cost: $85.00 or $50.00 concession


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