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CIT Free Workshop Series

In 2017 CIT Tuggeranong will showcase the diversity of training on offer through CIT with 'taster' 1- 2 hr. short courses every 3rd Tuesday of the month 6-8pm starting March 14th. Courses range from advice on how to 'strike your own' garden, to managing the minefield of social media etiquette.

June

Topic 1: Sound Masterclass at CIT Music Industry Centre - CIT Woden
Get a taste of the modern role of the sound engineer, mix a virtual live band on a cutting edge mixing desk in a large venue with full PA, then build a song, instrument by instrument using the latest industry software in our fully equipped recording studio.

Date: Tuesday 13 June 2017
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Location: CIT Music Industry Centre - CIT Woden, 160 Ainsworth Street - J Block - Free Parking off Ainsworth street (at the end closest to Hindmarsh Drive)

June

Topic 2: WHS - Basic WHS Risk Management Process - It's actually really interesting and useful stuff! Oh...and it's the law. This course will increase participant awareness of how to work in support of their workplace, helping to reduce lost worktime due to incidents and increase workplace productivity.

Date: Tuesday 13 June 2017
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Location: CIT Tuggeranong, T121

July

Topic: LinkedIn Masterclass - Col Anstie of Raging Digital
Please note: This workshop is currently FULL. Your name will be placed on the waiting list.

This course will help you to understand how to use LinkedIn and covers how to build a best practice LinkedIn profile, search for your ideal target prospects, connect with your inner circle and track your performance.
This isn't just another marketing workshop that gets you all hyped up but doesn't provide you with the tools and knowledge to break those old habits when you get back to work. This class isn't just theory about what you should and could be doing. It is a Masterclass, so you'll need to bring a laptop (not just a tablet), as you will be doing real work in LinkedIn. Don't worry; we've got the free Wi-Fi sorted.

Date: Tuesday 11 July 2017
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Location: CIT Tuggeranong, T121

August

Topic 1: Environmental Science - Get Down and Dirty - This workshop provides an opportunity for participants to explore the physical and chemical properties of soil. Through practical soil testing participants will be able to identify how soil properties influence plant growth, what soil types are best for particular plant species, what secrets are lurking below the surface that could potentially be hindering strong plant growth. Soil identification process also raise strong environmental discussion and debate around land degradation and future re-habitation steps that can be taken to support sustainable land/agriculture/permaculture processes. Come along prepared to have some information gathering, robust conversations. Participants are encouraged to bring along their own garden soil samples.

Date: Tuesday 15 August 2017
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Location: CIT Tuggeranong, T121

August

Topic 2: Communicate Electronically for Business - This 2 hour session will teach you the skills of communicating electronically in the business environment. Participants will leave this session with skills and knowledge in email etiquette, managing electronic mail including creating contact and distribution lists and tools to collaborate online.

Date: Tuesday 15 August 2017
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Location: CIT Tuggeranong, T121

September

Topic 1: Community Work - Working with your Community - Are you ready to work with people who are experiencing mental health and/or alcohol and other drug issues? Do you want to know how someone who has experienced trauma accesses ACT services? Do you like the idea of people in communities coming together to make positive lasting changes? Are you passionate about local and federal governments designing policy that makes sense, is well targeted and funded and has evidence-based outcomes?

In this taster you will be introduced to some of the great work happening across the ACT community work sector and learn how our CIT community work graduates are prepared for working in these dynamic and client centred services.

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Location: CIT Tuggeranong, T121

September

Topic 2: Yr. 12 Taster program/Adult Education - This 2 hour 'taster' session will begin with a photo story highlighting for prospective students the CIT Year 12 program. This will be followed by sampling of subjects through online materials and workbooks.

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Location: CIT Tuggeranong, T121

October

Topic: Oral Health for Mums and Bubs + Nutrition Basics. - Childhood dental decay is the main reason for children's hospital admissions in Australia. Through education this can be prevented. This workshop will discuss oral health problems that can occur to a woman whilst she is pregnant, oral health postpartum, oral health for the baby and dietary tips for dental decay prevention for children and babies.

Date: Tuesday 10 October 2017
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Location: CIT Tuggeranong, T121

November

Topic 1: Yurauna Centre - Being Connected - Cultural Arts: Aboriginal art can be mesmerising with the movement of dots and colours entwined with one another. Have you ever tried to read the symbols imbedded in Aboriginal Art but didn't know what they meant? This short workshop will give you an insight on how to read our stories that are the heart of artworks.

Date: Tuesday 14 November 2017
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Location: CIT Tuggeranong, T121

November

Topic 2: Massage Techniques for Home and Self-Care: This course will cover basic massage techniques that you can use at home. Learning home based massage techniques is a hands-on short course designed to give you a taste and insight into the world of massage and soft tissue therapy.
*Participants need to wear loose fitted clothing and sports clothing to disrobe too, exposing bare legs, arms, back and neck.
*Participants will need to bring 2 large baths sheets, small hand towel and an additional medium sized towel. CIT will supply the rest.

Date: Tuesday 14 November 2017
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Location: CIT Tuggeranong, T121

December

Topic: How to successfully promote your business, knowing your client and demographics. This course will cover the basics in how to grow your business by putting the customer at the centre of your business – knowing who they are and where they are to successfully get your message to the right people.

Date: Tuesday 12 December 2017
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Location: CIT Tuggeranong, T121


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