Free Education Courses

We are planning to return to face to face learning in February 2021. Due to social distancing requirements, class numbers will be limited, so booking is essential! See below for class updates.

Course List


When: Thursdays, 1:00pm -3:00pm
Where: 161 Chapel St, St Kilda
Bookings Essential: phone us on 8598 6600 to reserve your spot.

Get connected to the digital world and expand your horizons. Our classes are welcoming, accessible and open to all levels of computer literacy. If you find using computers and getting online intimidating, then this class is for you! 

  • Email
  • Social media
  • Search engines
  • Job search
  • Online banking and paying bills
  • Connecting with family and friends digitally
  • …and more!

For eligibility and further information please call (03) 8598 6600 or click the button below:

Art Attack – back in february 2021

When: Thursdays, 1.00 – 3.00pm
Venue: Alma Road Community House, 200 Alma Road, St Kilda East 3183
Bookings Essential: phone us on 8598 6600 to reserve your spot.

Bring out your inner creativity! Create different forms of art by mastering different techniques in painting, mosaic and more. No prior art experience necessary.

  • Develop techniques in drawing, mosaics, painting, lino-cut, mixed media.
  • Create your own artwork.
  • Display your work.
  • Learn about the visual arts industry.

For eligibility and further information please call (03) 8598 6600 or click the button below:

Portogether – Film making course-no new enrollments until further notice

When: Fridays 10.00am – 1.00pm
Venue: Edwards Park, Port Melbourne

Learn filming, editing and post production processes for aspiring filmmakers. Activities include writing, shooting, directing and producing a movie.

  • Story selection and how to write a story.
  • Collaborative and individual project models.
  • YouTube – short film examples.
  • Shooting a movie.
  • Introduction to editing clips including timing & audio edits.
  • Using copyrighted images and music.
  • Creating titles and credits.
  • Exporting projects in correct format.
  • Discussion/instruction on file types.
  • Uploading to YouTube.

Social Health & Inclusion Port

For eligibility and further information please call (03) 8598 6600 or click the button below:

online resources

Whilst face to face classes were on hold, our team put together some online resources for you to engage with. These short videos cover financial topics as well as health and wellbeing through COVID-19. 

  • Managing your energy bills;
  • Mental wellbeing and COVID-19;
  • Dealing with debt;
  • Borrowing money.

Port Phillip Community Group is a Learn Local organisation.


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