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Engage in a variety of courses to further your education. Be supported through your learning and when you’re ready participate in relevant work-experience to help you obtain ongoing employment.

Adaptive Technology

Adaptive Technology is a program for our high-needs customers. Adaptive Technology allows you to explore a range of adaptive equipment and learn their use and benefits. As you explore each of the various technologies we will also support and guide you to further your independence and communications skills.

Description:

Adaptive Technology is a program for our high-needs customers. Adaptive Technology allows you to explore a range of adaptive equipment and learn their use and benefits. As you explore each of the various technologies we will also support and guide you to further your independence and communications skills.

Participants also visit a range of businesses who specialise in adaptive equipment as well as, attend expo’s and trade shows to learn what new technologies are available and what the future trends are likely to be.

Day: Monday
Time: 9am – 3pm
Venue: Lifebridge, Caloola Tweed Heads.

Get Work Ready

Get Work Ready is designed to help you get work ready. This flexible program will work with you to develop the skills you need to help you to achieve your goals.

Description:

Get Work Ready is designed to help you get work ready. This flexible program will work with you to develop the skills you need to help you to achieve your goals. 

Extend your education and attend Tafe courses. In Get Work Ready you will learn:

  • how to create a resume
  • the benefits of personal presentation
  • event planning skills

and much, much more. Get Work Ready will assist you with volunteering opportunities and work experience as well as helping you to register with employment agencies. Get Work Ready is designed to ensure you are ready to enter the workforce.

Day: Friday
Time: 9am – 3pm
Venue: Lifebridge Caloola, Kingscliff Tafe

Tinker Shed

The Tinker Shed is a program where participants can have some fun as they test their skills to build, restore and create various items using any number of materials they choose. Tinker Shed participants are encouraged to develop a plan and to execute. They can work together with peers or individually leveraging of the supports available.

Description:

The Tinker Shed is a program where participants can have some fun as they test their skills to build, restore and create various items using any number of materials they choose.

Tinker Shed participants are encouraged to develop a plan and to execute. They can work together with peers or individually leveraging of the supports available.

At Tinker Shed, you can have a chat with peers, learn new skills and have some fun.

Day: Thursday
Time: 9am – 3pm
Venue: Chinderah Scout Hall

Safe Travellers

Get behind the wheel in a safe and controlled environment through the Safe Travellers program. This program is designed to help you take your first steps to driving independently. In the program you will learn about driver and road safety. You will also be taught in a practical setting how to develop your coordination skills and fine motor skills.

Description:

Get behind the wheel in a safe and controlled environment through the Safe Travellers program. This program is designed to help you take your first steps to driving independently.

In the program you will learn about driver and road safety. You will also be taught in a practical setting how to develop your coordination skills and fine motor skills.

You will have fun driving around in our golf buggy under close supervision as you learn motor vehicle control, observation techniques and coordination.

You will also be supported to use various RTA education tools and we can also assist you with pathways to getting your licence.

Day: Friday
Time: 9am – 3pm
Venue: Lifebridge Tweed Heads, with local community visits

Multimedia & Photography

Let your imagination run wild as you learn the skills and techniques to shoot video footage and photographs as well as the basics of Adobe Photoshop for all your editing needs. In this program you will explore beautiful local landscapes, stunning architecture and an array of other photographic gems.

Description:

Let your imagination run wild as you learn the skills and techniques to shoot video footage and photographs as well as the basics of Adobe Photoshop for all your editing needs.

In this program you will explore beautiful local landscapes, stunning architecture and an array of other photographic gems. The course encourages creative self-expression and has the ability to be individualised to an individual’s strengths and interests.

The program will also teach you the basics of sharing via your social media networks as well as sharing with family and friends.

Day: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
Time: 9am – 3pm
Venue: Lifebridge Tweed Heads, with local community visits

Visual Arts

Develop your artistic abilities in a supportive and encouraging environment that seeks to harness your individual potential. Our Visual Arts program is taught by qualified teachers in a freestyle format that can be individualised in accordance with the participant’s talents and strengths.

Description:

Develop your artistic abilities in a supportive and encouraging environment that seeks to harness your individual potential. Our Visual Arts program is taught by qualified teachers in a freestyle format that can be individualised in accordance with the participant’s talents and strengths.

In the program you will explore many avenues of creative self-expression, self-awareness, personal growth and change.

Participants in the program are the owners of their work and will have the opportunity to exhibit works both internally and externally at various events and community exhibitions.

Explore your creative side and learn techniques to help you execute your vision.

Day: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
Time: 9am – 3pm
Venue: Lifebridge Tweed Heads, with local community visits

Us The Band

The high-profile, award-winning and charismatic ‘Us the Band’ have spent many hours perfecting their sought after musical style. They showcase their skills both in-house and at local community gigs always looking for new venues to perform at.

Description:

The high-profile, award-winning and charismatic ‘Us the Band’ have spent many hours perfecting their sought after musical style. They showcase their skills both in-house and at local community gigs always looking for new venues to perform at.

‘Us the Band’ is a semi-professional working band and participation in this group requires the approval of the Committee. Numbers are limited. If you are passionate and feel you have a unique talent that you could bring to the band, they are always willing to listen. Waitlist applies.

Day: Thursday
Time: 9am – 3pm
Venue: Elevation Church / community events

Keen To Learn

Keen to Learn is a program tailored to your individual learning abilities and skill levels. With Keen to Learn you determine the pace of the program, your goals and the learning outcomes you want to achieve. Participants in the Keen to Learn program will learn everyday skills to help increase independence.

Description:

Keen to Learn is a program tailored to your individual learning abilities and skill levels. With Keen to Learn you determine the pace of the program, your goals and the learning outcomes you want to achieve. Participants in the Keen to Learn program will learn everyday skills to help increase independence.

Gain additional basic numeracy and literacy skills or further your reading and writing abilities. Learn through the use of apps, books and other resources all within a supportive and friendly environment.

Additionally if you’re keen for further education we can assist you to develop pathways and link you into positive outcomes such as gaining a TAFE Certificate. Keen to Learn is closed during NSW school holidays.

Day: Tuesday
Time: 9am – 3pm
Venue: Murwillumbah ACE, Kingscliff TAFE, Lifebridge Tweed Heads, Local Libraries

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What our clients have to say

“I have been attending Active Ninjas for the last 4 months. Go-karting was my favourite. The Support Workers are awesome, they are all ‘dags’! I have fun attending the outings. One word to describe the Active Ninja group – AWESOMENESS! In the future I would like to attend Movieworld, Timezone and Go-Karting again”.

Jackson

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