Australia’s most unusual short courses 2012

Discover some of the weird and wonderful courses on offer across Australia. Sausage making, wallaby raising or flamenco anyone?

Sausage making made simple – Melbourne
Location:
Melbourne CAE
Duration:
1 x Wednesday 6.30-9pm
Cost:
$149
Learn how to make fillings and create sausages – perfect for your home barbecue.
Find out more: www.cae.com.au

Flamenco dance for beginners – Melbourne
Location: Melbourne CAE
Duration: 7 x Wednesdays 7.15-8.30pm from 23 May
Cost: $210
Learn the footwork, arm movements, coordination and hand clapping of this passionate dance form.
Find out more: www.cae.com.au

Build your own solar electric supply – Hobart
Location:
Kingston AE Centre
Duration:
2 x Saturdays 10am-2.30pm from 21 April
Cost:
$181.50 full, $151.50 senior concession
Learn how to build your own solar electric supply to power your house, motorhome, caravan, boat, campsite or garden shed.
Find out more: www.learnxpress.link.tas.gov.au

Raising and releasing wallabies and kangaroos – Launceston
Location:
Launceston AE High Street Centre
Duration:
1 x Saturday 9.30am-2.30pm from 12 May
Cost:
$147.40 full, $122.40 senior concession
Learn to rescue, rehabilitate and release local wallabies and grey kangaroos safely and effectively.
Find out more: www.learnxpress.link.tas.gov.au

Ornamental pruning – Adelaide
Location:
WEA Centre, Adelaide
Duration:
1 x Saturday 1-4pm from 23 June
Cost:
$33
Learn to prune your flower bushes, fruit trees and shrubs in a way that is both aesthetically pleasing and promotes growth.
Find out more: www.wea-sa.com.au and search ‘ornamental pruning’

Jane Austen book club – Adelaide
Location:
WEA Centre, Adelaide
Duration:
Every third Saturday afternoon
Cost:
Free
Discuss Jane Austen’s books with like-minded people.
Find out more: Call (08) 8263 1842 

Day and evening makeup application – Sydney
Location:
Cleveland Street English School
Duration:
4 x Mondays 6.30-9pm from 23 April
Cost:
$165
Expand your knowledge of makeup application. Learn about different types of foundation, how to transform daytime to evening makeup on the go and how to enhance your features.
Find out more:
www.sydneycommunitycollege.com.au

Furniture and upholstery restoration – Tamworth
Location:
Tamworth Community College
Duration:
1 x Saturday and Sunday 9am-4pm from 2 June
Cost:
$150
Learn how to save your favourite furniture and give old furniture a new look.
Find out more:
www.tamworth.nsw.edu.au

The perfect espresso – Brisbane
Location: BNIT Bracken Ridge Campus
Duration:
1 x Saturday
Cost:
$56.50
Learn to make the perfect espresso at home or in the workplace. Your friends will love you for doing this course.
Find out more:
www.bn.tafe.qld.gov.au

Astronomy for beginners – Darwin
Location: Casuarina Senior College
Duration:
8 x Wednesday evenings from 2 May
Cost:
$180
Learn to read the skies with astronomy for amateurs.
Find out more:
www.adultnightclasses.com.au

Restoring tools – Perth
Location: Perth Central Institute of Technology
Duration:
6 x Saturdays 10.30am-1pm from 19 May
Cost:
$235
Don’t waste money buying new tools. Learn how to restore the gems languishing in your shed, or if you have a tool you can’t work out, bring it along and discuss its original function.
Find out more:
www.central.wa.edu.au

How to use your iPad and iPhone – Broome
Location:
Kimberley Training Institute Broome
Duration:
1 x Monday 3.5 hours from May 7
Cost:
$115
Learn how to make the most of your iPhone or iPad
Find out more:
www.kit.wa.edu.au

Soap creation using goat’s milk – Canberra
Location: Canberra Institute of Technology, Bruce Campus
Duration:
1 x Saturday 9.30am-12.30pm from 12 May
Cost:
$95
Learn how to colour, shape and scent traditional goat’s milk soap.
Find out more:
www.citace.com.au 



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