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Life Essentials

Learn essential life skills with our Life Essentials program.

Learn essential  life skills

Are you a school leaver, have a disability and learn in a different way?

Do you want to learn some essential life admin skills, like...

  • getting around by using public transport

  • joining a community group for the first time

  • attending appointments

  • paying bills

  • making plans

Enrol now in one of our 12-week adulting courses starting in January and you’ll be on the way to learning these great skills!

Course Details

3 hour sessions, available up to 5 days a week over a 12 week semester

Course participants gain valuable practical life admin skills, with the course delivered face-to-face by an experienced trainer. At the beginning of the course participants complete a skills acquisition survey and at the end of the course receive a skills acquisition certification.

Who's it for?

This course is aimed at young adults aged 17-20 years, who:
• Have a learning disability or difficulties that may be attributed to a mental health, developmental, cognitive or autism spectrum disorder
• Want to learn the skills needed to navigate the adult world independently.

What To Expect

Every session will follow the same structure:

20 mins ·       Settle in, catch up and share news
·       Group warm-up activity
·       Talk about the goals and activities for this session
·       Allocate jobs for pack up time
·       Complete sign-in form
1 hour Activity 1
20 min Break
1 hour Activity 2
20 mins ·       Recap on the session’s activities
·       Work together to pack up the space
·       Complete sign-out sheet

Where To Go

Our Learning Hub is located at:

17 Traders Lane, McCormack St Manunda QLD 4870

Course Content

Topics include travelling independently, accessing supports in the community, problem solving, staying safe, attending appointments, managing relationships and many other essential ‘life admin’ tasks.
• Public Transport
• Road Safety
• Health and Wellbeing
• Community Supports
• Life Admin
• Problem Solving
• Making Plans


Semester Fee (12 weeks) 1 session/wk $850.44
2 sessions/wk $1,700.88
3 sessions/wk $2,551.32
4 sessions/wk $3,401.76
5 sessions/wk $4,252.20

Note: course fees do not include groceries for any cooking sessions.

For NDIS Participants, this course is a ‘Program of Support’ in the Development of Daily Living and Life Skills Category.

Item Name Rate
Skills Development and Training $70.87

Dates and Times

The course operates 12:30pm – 3:30pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) over a semester.

Course participants can choose how many days per week they want to attend.
Join any time in a semester and complete your remaining weeks in the following semester.

Make a day of it!

Most course participants are also choosing morning courses so they can stay for the day.

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