NDIS Skills & Training Choices

If you are interested in joining any of our programs, please complete a Service Enquiry and we will contact you.

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Noweyung Skills Centre

Whether you’re interested in carpentry, mechanics,  electrotechnology, gardening, technology. arts, radio or building capacity and independence skills, we offer programs for every skill level.  At Noweyung we will help you create a training plan that works for you and your future goals. 

You will benefit from our group of expert trainers, who have close ties with the local industry and community.

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NOW Mechanical

Mon & Tue | 9am - 4pm

Hands-on experience working with tools and small engines, learning maintenance, repairs, and servicing.

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NOW Projects

Tue, Wed, Thur | 9am - 4pm

Design and build wood projects, learning to use variety of tools in a safe environment. Build your woodwork skills with practice.

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NOW Electrical

Fri | 9am - 4pm

Test and Tag is an electrotechnology program learning workplace skills under the guidance a highly skilled qualified electrician.

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NOW Tech

Mon & Fri
9am - 4pm

Information and communication technology participants gain skills and knowledge in our fully resourced IT learning environment.

 

Students learn about Microsoft software, operating systems, and hardware. Participants are then taught digital editing tools and social media platforms, along with podcasting techniques in our studio.

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NOW Grow

Mon
9am - 4pm

Experience our Now-Grow program and put your green thumbs to work. This program will provide you with the skills you need to be successful in landscaping and horticulture.

 

The Now Grow programs works closely with the community linking in with local businesses for additional skill development and opportunities to use our produce. Our participants are involved every step of they way working as part of a team to grow plants and produce, propagate all the way to the end of the process with distribution and sales.

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NOW Include

Mon - Fri
9am - 4pm

The Now-Include has a Health and Fitness focus encompasses a wide variety of disciplines and roles that allow you to build capacity in sport, aquatics, independent living skills, lifestyle skills and community involvement.

 

Participants are in small groups or one-to-one and work with staff to plan their day so they have a engaged and fulfilling day working towards achieving their goals.

 

The program also teaches the principles of health and wellness by promoting movement, improving nutrition, and increasing function.

Colour Gang

Mon - Fri
9am - 4pm

Noweyung’s Colour Gang program is offered out our Skills Centre at Bairnsdale and comes equipped with a fully functional art studio and participants are supported by a trained and experienced art facilitator.

 

Colour Gang focuses on working with aspiring artists to develop both their artistic skills and showcasing their art to the local community and beyond. Exploring avenues to become paid, professional independent community artists in the medium of their choice.

 

There are many artists that have the chance to sell their work and receive 100% of the sale. As an added benefit, artists are provided with the opportunity to exhibit their artwork in local Gippsland galleries.

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The Yackety Yak program started in 2010. The show is produced in our Noweyung Studio in the Noweyung Skills Centre. 

 

The radio crew work together to build their radio/tech skills, team work and communication skills under the guidance of highly trained staff to produce a high quality show that is aired on REG FM show – 105.5 or 90.7FM.

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Merindah - Orbost

Mon - Fri
9.00 - 3.00pm

Merindah Centre Orbost is Noweyung’s base in far East Gippsland.  

 

Merindah offers Now-Include style of programs  encompassing a wide variety of disciplines and roles that allow you to build capacity in sport, arts, independent living skills, lifestyle skills and community involvement.

 

Participants are in small groups or one-to-one and work with staff to plan their day so they have a engaged and fulfilling day working towards achieving their goals.

 

Merindah is also the home of our Snowy River Stays – Holidays.

If you are interested in finding out more about our activities, please contact us.