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Accredited Short Courses in Ararat

Register your interest to enrol in the following accredited short courses at Ararat Neighbourhood House:


HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Monday mornings

Cost $65 

This unit of competency provides the skills to recognise and manage a person who is in cardiac arrest. This training will certify you to:

  • Provide CPR life support
  • Management of a casualty and,
  • Management of an incident and other first aiders until the arrival of medical assistance

On successful completion, participants will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment in HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 

Annual Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) refresher is recommended.

Contact us to register your interest in the next available Provide CPR Course

15HLTAID003 Provide First Aid


Cost $155

The unit of competency HLTAID003 Provide first aid describes the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.

It applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

On successful completion, participants will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment in HLTAID003 Provide first aid, valid for three (3) years from the completion date.  

Contact us to register your interest in the next available Provide First Aid Course 



Complete both Provide CPR & Provide First Aid on the same day and pay only $155



Kick Start Your Hospitality Career

Responsible Service of Alcohol 


Cost $90

Undertaking an approved Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) program gives participants the skills and knowledge necessary to contribute to a safe, enjoyable environment in licensed premises.

The RSA program covers a range of topics including:

  • Problems associated with excessive consumption
  • Alcohol and the law
  • The question of who is responsible for RSA
  • Facts about alcohol
  • Improving the atmosphere of your premises
  • Handling difficult customers.  

Contact us to register your interest in the Responsible Service of Alcohol course


SITXFSA001  Participate in Safe Food Handling Practices


Cost $125

This course  is the entry level unit of competency for food safety training within the Hospitality sector.

It  covers the skills and knowledge required to use personal hygiene practices to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illnesses.

Included is basic food safety practices such as personal hygiene and conduct, food handling, housekeeping and waste disposal and responsibilities where work involves preparation or serving of food in establishments such as cafes, clubs, hotels or bars.

Contact us to register your interest in the Safe Food Handling course 

Boat & PWC Licence Course

Tuesday 16 March 2021 - FULLY BOOKED

6pm - 10pm


Date: To Be Advised

10am - 2pm

The Boat & PWC Licence training course is an accredited training course which covers the following:

Victorian marine regulations
Collision avoidance rules
Safety equipment regulations
Duty of care and how it affects you as skipper
All aspects of anchoring
Trip planning
Handling emergencies
Weather and tides
Engine and vessel maintenance
Marine radio

Upon completion, successful participants will receive a certificate which within 12 months they can present to Vic Roads, in order to obtain their Licence. 

Personal Watercraft Operators (ie. jetski, skidoo etc.) can also sit the course to obtain not only their Marine Licence, but also their PWC endorsement to operate Personal Water Craft. 



You’ll need to bring along 100 points of ID. eg drivers licence, passport, credit card, medicare card. 









Basic Coffee Making


Cost $70

This course will provide you with necessary skills and training to prepare you for work in the hospitality industry.  You will learn all about ‘coffee’ and how to use a coffee machine to make a “perfect coffee shot.”

Find out what is involved in being a barista and what skills are required to work in a café environment.



 Contact us to register your interest in Basic Coffee Making 



Book any 2 or 3 Hospitality courses together and receive a $20 discount


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more courses on offer at
Ararat Neighbourhood House


NB. A minimum of 6 students is needed to run a course.
To register your interest, or if there are any other courses that you would like to see offered,
please contact Ararat Neighbourhood House to let us know.


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