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Writing your Life Story

EARLY BIRD FEES apply for some courses! Always wanted to write your life story, but not sure where to start? Make a start on writing your life story with the guidance of our experienced, friendly and patient tutor. You have a choice during this course to either start on your life story, or if you wish to write something shorter then you can focus on writing about one part of your life. Everyone has a tale to tell that is unique to them. Not only is it cathartic to... [More]
$167 Limited inc GST
Writing your Life Story

<p><p style="font-size: 90%; color: red;"> <strong style > EARLY BIRD FEES </strong style >apply for some courses! </p></p><p>Always wanted to write your life story, but not sure where to start? </p><

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Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $217!

Please bring writing and note-taking materials, or if you plan to use our computers please bring a USB stick (you may also bring your own laptop if you prefer)
Please note there is a break before the last class.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Mosaics

Learn how to create a small mosaic piece, using the direct method of mosaic construction. You will learn how to cut tiles, colour selection, lay tiles, glue and grout. No Concession. Once you have completed your piece you will be able to then create larger pieces such as house numbers, birdbaths, home decor, and gifts for family and friends. The images shown on this page are some of the students' amazing work. So come along, relax, join in, meet new people and explore your creative... [More]
$207 Limited inc GST
Mosaics

<p>Learn how to create a small mosaic piece, using the direct method of mosaic construction. You will learn how to cut tiles, colour selection, lay tiles, glue and grout. No Concession.</p><p>{image

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Materials could cost around $150 depending on the project. At a minimum you will need equipment such as nippers (approx $40), tweezers (approx $10), glue (approx $20) and tiles (price depends on the size of your project, but to start off approx $10). All of this can be bought from the tutor or you can supply your own.

No class Monday 14th June due to public holiday.

$207 Limited inc GST
Mosaics

<p>Learn how to create a small mosaic piece, using the direct method of mosaic construction. You will learn how to cut tiles, colour selection, lay tiles, glue and grout. No Concession.</p><p>{image

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Materials could cost around $150 depending on the project. At a minimum you will need equipment such as nippers (approx $40), tweezers (approx $10), glue (approx $20) and tiles (price depends on the size of your project, but to start off approx $10). All of this can be bought from the tutor or you can supply your own.

As this is an ongoing course you can join anytime during the term.

$207 Limited inc GST
Mosaics

<p>Learn how to create a small mosaic piece, using the direct method of mosaic construction. You will learn how to cut tiles, colour selection, lay tiles, glue and grout. No Concession.</p><p>{image

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Materials could cost around $150 depending on the project. At a minimum you will need equipment such as nippers (approx $40), tweezers (approx $10), glue (approx $20) and tiles (price depends on the size of your project, but to start off approx $10). All of this can be bought from the tutor or you can supply your own.

As this is an ongoing course you can join anytime during the term.

$207 Limited inc GST
Mosaics

<p>Learn how to create a small mosaic piece, using the direct method of mosaic construction. You will learn how to cut tiles, colour selection, lay tiles, glue and grout. No Concession.</p><p>{image

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Materials could cost around $150 depending on the project. At a minimum you will need equipment such as nippers (approx $40), tweezers (approx $10), glue (approx $20) and tiles (price depends on the size of your project, but to start off approx $10). All of this can be bought from the tutor or you can supply your own.

As this is an ongoing course you can join anytime during the term.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Criminal Law for Non Lawyers

Delve into the fascinating world of criminal law. So you love real crime – you’ve binged on the podcasts and it’s all interrupting your dreams. Come along and hear how the courts really deal with criminal law, what they are looking for and the principles that underpin the courts' reasonings. In this hands-on course you will be presented with hairy conundrums that can make you squirm. Come and test your ideas against the others and see who can come up with the answers. Whether you... [More]
$217 Limited inc GST
Criminal Law for Non Lawyers

<p><strong>Delve into the fascinating world of criminal law.</strong><br/>So you love real crime – you’ve binged on the podcasts and it’s all interrupting your dreams. Come along and hear how the

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Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $251!

You can choose to do this class via Zoom virtual online OR attend face to face (this is the Zoom option)

This class to be delivered, as scheduled, through a virtual online classroom - Zoom!

Parramatta College will be delivering this course via Zoom video call software. You don’t need the software to participate, we simply email you a link before the class starts which enables to join the video call. Please note though you will need a computer with a web cam/microphone/speakers OR a smart device, such as an ipad, iphone, or other smart phone/tablet to participate on the video call. If you have neither you can also be added as an audio participant if you wish.

Enrol, then we will send you the Zoom details prior to the class starting.

If you are confused about this please ask our friendly staff who can guide you further.

So here’s your opportunity to socially interact, learn and stay connected – virtually!

$217 Limited inc GST
Criminal Law for Non Lawyers

<p><strong>Delve into the fascinating world of criminal law.</strong><br/>So you love real crime – you’ve binged on the podcasts and it’s all interrupting your dreams. Come along and hear how the

...

Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $251!

You can choose to attend this class Face to Face OR via Zoom virtual online (this is the Face to Face option)

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Yoga

EARLY BIRD FEES apply for some courses! COURSE DESCRIPTION A gentle class, in the style of Hatha Yoga. Yoga has been practiced from ancient times in India. Suitable for beginners and continuing students. Yoga is an ancient art based on a harmonising system of development for the mind body and spirit. The continued practise of yoga will lead you to a sense of peace and wellbeing, the practise of yoga makes the body strong and flexible it also improves the function of... [More]
$131 Limited inc GST
Yoga

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> <strong style > EARLY BIRD FEES </strong style >apply for some courses! </p></p><p><strong>COURSE DESCRIPTION</strong><br/>A gentle class, in the style of

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Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $158!

Please have a yoga mat and a thick blanket.
No class on Public Holiday – June 14th.

$142 Limited inc GST
Yoga

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> <strong style > EARLY BIRD FEES </strong style >apply for some courses! </p></p><p><strong>COURSE DESCRIPTION</strong><br/>A gentle class, in the style of

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Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $173!

Please bring a thick yoga mat and a blanket.

$142 Limited inc GST
Yoga

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> <strong style > EARLY BIRD FEES </strong style >apply for some courses! </p></p><p><strong>COURSE DESCRIPTION</strong><br/>A gentle class, in the style of

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Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $173!

Please bring a thick yoga mat and a blanket.

Please note due to tutor unavailability the class that normally would fall on Wednesday 17th February has been changed to Tuesday 16th February.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Aquafitness for over 50's

EARLY BIRD FEES apply for some courses! Increase your fitness and feeling of well being in a very sociable atmosphere with Aerobic type movements. We use a shallow pool, heated to 32 degrees during winter (lower during hot weather). So you’ll be nice, safe and cosy. And our tutor is patient and friendly, with plenty of experience. The heated water supports your body and is gentle on the joints and muscles. Both beginners and advanced participants are welcome. Above... [More]
$147 Limited inc GST
Aquafitness for over 50's

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> <strong style > EARLY BIRD FEES </strong style >apply for some courses! </p></p><p>Increase your fitness and feeling of well being in a very sociable

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Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $160!

Please note due to social distancing restrictions we will be taking less enrolments for this class. As a result we have had to increase the fees, we apologise for any inconvenience.

To keep you all safe we ask that you keep distance from each other and do not mill around each other (please note the tutor will inform you of what the latest social distancing requirements are and any changes that may apply to these social distancing restrictions during the course.) Also please do not use the showers, and please be mindful of minimising contact with surfaces also.

Please be aware that whilst the pool we use is shallow in parts, in some parts it may go up to your shoulders depending on your height. The pool is heated to around 32 degrees.

$147 Limited inc GST
Aquafitness for over 50's

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> <strong style > EARLY BIRD FEES </strong style >apply for some courses! </p></p><p>Increase your fitness and feeling of well being in a very sociable

...

Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $160!

Please note due to social distancing restrictions we will be taking less enrolments for this class. As a result we have had to increase the fees, we apologise for any inconvenience.

To keep you all safe we ask that you keep distance from each other and do not mill around each other (please note the tutor will inform you of what the latest social distancing requirements are and any changes that may apply to these social distancing restrictions during the course.) Also please do not use the showers, and please be mindful of minimising contact with surfaces also.

Please be aware that whilst the pool we use is shallow in parts, in some parts it may go up to your shoulders depending on your height. The pool is heated to around 32 degrees.

$147 Limited inc GST
Aquafitness for over 50's

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> <strong style > EARLY BIRD FEES </strong style >apply for some courses! </p></p><p>Increase your fitness and feeling of well being in a very sociable

...

Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $160!

Please note due to social distancing restrictions we will be taking less enrolments for this class. As a result we have had to increase the fees, we apologise for any inconvenience.

To keep you all safe we ask that you keep distance from each other and do not mill around each other (please note the tutor will inform you of what the latest social distancing requirements are and any changes that may apply to these social distancing restrictions during the course.) Also please do not use the showers, and please be mindful of minimising contact with surfaces also.

Please be aware that whilst the pool we use is shallow in parts, in some parts it may go up to your shoulders depending on your height. The pool is heated to around 32 degrees.

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Dressmaking – Beginners and Continuing

EARLY BIRD FEES apply for some courses! COURSE DESCRIPTION Beginners will learn how to interpret commercial pattern instructions to make a basic garment from woven material. Continuing students will build on their existing knowledge to make more complex garments using more challenging techniques. No Concession. COURSE CONTENT • The course will cover how to interpret pattern instructions and buy appropriate fabric and notions, taking measurements, choosing the... [More]
$272 Limited inc GST
Dressmaking – Beginners and Continuing

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> <strong style > EARLY BIRD FEES </strong style >apply for some courses! </p></p><p><strong>COURSE DESCRIPTION</strong><br/>Beginners will learn how to

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Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $336!

Please bring note paper and a pen to the first class. The tutor will advise on the first night about patterns and fabrics to purchase. Materials could cost $50-$80 extra.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Fruit & Vegetable Carving and Garnishing

EARLY BIRD FEES apply for some courses! Learn to carve fruit and vegetables to create amazing decorative garnishes for your food. Carve fruit and vegetables into shapes such as leaves, roses and swans. As well, learn how to make decorative fruit platters and watermelon baskets. Some examples of the amazing fruit and vegetable carvings our tutor has made include the carved 30 year anniversary melon shown below! [More]
$117 Limited inc GST
Fruit & Vegetable Carving and Garnishing

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> <strong style > EARLY BIRD FEES </strong style >apply for some courses! </p></p><p>Learn to carve fruit and vegetables to create amazing decorative

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Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $158!

Please bring a chopping board, and also if you have one, a fruit/vegetable carving knife, otherwise you can buy one from the tutor on the first day. Materials could cost between $10-$20, tutor will discuss at first lesson what materials are required, either buy from tutor or supply your own.

$117 Limited inc GST
Fruit & Vegetable Carving and Garnishing

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> <strong style > EARLY BIRD FEES </strong style >apply for some courses! </p></p><p>Learn to carve fruit and vegetables to create amazing decorative

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Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $158!

You will need a chopping board, and a fruit/vegetable carving knife. Fruit and vegetables required for the first lesson TBA. All other materials will be discussed at the first lesson and could cost between $10-$20.

This class to be delivered, as scheduled, through a virtual online classroom - Zoom!

Parramatta College will be delivering this course via Zoom video call software. You don’t need the software to participate, we simply email you a link before the class starts which enables to join the video call. Please note though you will need a computer with a web cam/microphone/speakers OR a smart device, such as an ipad, iphone, or other smart phone/tablet to participate on the video call. If you have neither you can also be added as an audio participant if you wish.

Enrol, then we will send you the Zoom details prior to the class starting.

If you are confused about this please ask our friendly staff who can guide you further.

So here’s your opportunity to socially interact, learn and stay connected – virtually!

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Aquafitness

EARLY BIRD FEES apply for some courses! This is a course for all ages and all levels of fitness. Increase your fitness and feeling of well being in a very sociable atmosphere with Aerobic type movements. We use a shallow pool, heated to 32 degrees during winter (lower during hot weather). And our tutor is patient and friendly, with plenty of experience. The heated water supports your body and is gentle on the joints and muscles. Both beginners and advanced... [More]
$164 Limited inc GST
Aquafitness

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> <strong style > EARLY BIRD FEES </strong style >apply for some courses! </p></p><p>This is a course for all ages and all levels of fitness. Increase your

...

Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $183!

Please note due to social distancing restrictions we will be taking less enrolments for this class. As a result we have had to increase the fees, we apologise for any inconvenience.

To keep you all safe we ask that you keep distance from each other and do not mill around each other (please note the tutor will inform you of what the latest social distancing requirements are and any changes that may apply to these social distancing restrictions during the course.) Also please do not use the showers, and please be mindful of minimising contact with surfaces also.

Please be aware that whilst the pool we use is shallow in parts, in some parts it may go up to your shoulders depending on your height. The pool is heated to around 32 degrees.

$164 Limited inc GST
Aquafitness

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> <strong style > EARLY BIRD FEES </strong style >apply for some courses! </p></p><p>This is a course for all ages and all levels of fitness. Increase your

...

Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $183!

Please note due to social distancing restrictions we will be taking less enrolments for this class. As a result we have had to increase the fees, we apologise for any inconvenience.

To keep you all safe we ask that you keep distance from each other and do not mill around each other (please note the tutor will inform you of what the latest social distancing requirements are and any changes that may apply to these social distancing restrictions during the course.) Also please do not use the showers, and please be mindful of minimising contact with surfaces also.

Please be aware that whilst the pool we use is shallow in parts, in some parts it may go up to your shoulders depending on your height. The pool is heated to around 32 degrees.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Drawing & Painting - All Levels

EARLY BIRD FEES apply for some courses! COURSE DESCRIPTION Suitable for beginners and continuing students. You will learn basic pencil drawing skills and learn the important technique of getting the right proportion and perspective. Discover the simple, yet beautiful, expressive medium of watercolour to paint still life and from reference photos. Composition and tonal values will be covered also along with brush techniques and colour mixing. Please see materials... [More]
$217 Limited inc GST
Drawing & Painting - All Levels

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> <strong style > EARLY BIRD FEES </strong style >apply for some courses! </p></p><p><strong>COURSE DESCRIPTION</strong><br/>Suitable for beginners and

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Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $251!

MATERIALS LIST
Please bring the following:
• To the first lesson – An A3 visual diary, HB, 2B and 4B pencil, eraser, and kneadable eraser
About halfway through the course you start painting, so then you will need to bring:
• 18 colour watercolour set (tubes)
• Watercolour mixing palette
• Watercolour brushes, round size 8, size 12 and flat brush size 6 (Size guide only as different manufacturers produce their own size code. Sample will be given in the class)
• A4 Watercolour sheets or pad min. 185 gsm
• Sponge, Water bucket

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

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