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Cardinia Shire has chosen Living Learning Pakenham to manage the new Toomah Community Centre! Through an expression of interest process Living Learning Pakenham will this year manage and deliver training programs at Toomah (at Lakeside) while retaining our present campus in Henry Street for the continued delivery of Community College and Neighbourhood House programs. One of the many exciting initiatives at the new centre is the establishment of a Training Cafe that will, as well as serving great coffee and food, be training people in hospitality courses! We will be working in a close partnership with council and Windermere Child and Family Services to ensure that a comprehensive suite of opportunities is provided for the community from your new community centre. We will keep you posted on developments.


These series of Saturday workshops run by Small Business Victoria cover all the essentials from starting a business to marketing and networking. STARTING YOUR BUSINESS: SAT March 29th,9.30-1.30, $30. BUSINESS PLANNING BASICS SEMINAR: SAT MAY 3, 10AM -12PM, $20. MARKETING BASICS; SAT May 24th, 10-12noon, $20. BUSINESS NETWORKING: SAT June 21st, 10-12noon, $20. To reserve a place call us on 59412389 or email, or online at Go to our Accredited/Business/Administration Page for more details or for information on our other Business courses.

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Work with us!

We are seeking an exceptional Accountant/Bookkeeper to support our growth and financial sustainability. Refer to our employment section. In addition, we will soon be seeking expressions of interest from people wanting to join our expansion to Toomah.

Introduction to Working in Australia

Have you heard about our innovative work experience program created specifically to provide work experience opportunities for Migrants and Refugees? Students have been working with Landcare and the Cardinia Environment Coalition - next stop Bunnings Trade Centre. The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations enabled the establishment of this program through the allocation of a grant in recognition of the benefits to increase local employment.