We all know education's value: education helps you navigate and
better understand the world, and it helps you land your dream job. But
when is the last time you learnt something just for the fun of it?
You may not be the type of person who would have ever paired the
words ‘learning' and ‘fun', but learning a hobby is one of the
greatest gifts you can give to yourself. It's a skill you will always
have that is just for you, not your workplace.
Here are 7 short courses to give you hobby inspiration
Duration: 9 weeks
Hobbies aren't all crochet and gardening (though we have fun courses
for those too), you could be exploring the world of cinema in your
spare time. In this hands-on course you'll research, develop, analyse,
edit or re-imagine a script, design and construct a scale model of the
set and prop elements, and produce production boards for costumes to
present to the director.
Duration: 4 weeks
This course will give you skills in beautiful floral arrangements,
specifically for events and celebrations. You'll be surrounded by
foliage, delightful scents and focus on something creative! And the
added bonus – you'll take your floral arrangements home with you to enjoy.
Duration: 1 day
If you've ever uttered the phrase ‘but first, coffee' then we have
the hobby for you! This one-day course will help you dial up the
hipster in you and give you the skills to brew the perfect cuppa-joe.
Looking for a hobby that you can share amongst the squad? This course
is run by leading fashion, film and TV make-up teachers to give you
next level pro skills in hairstyling and make-up.
Duration: 5 weeks
Learn to create a metal masterpiece with gas metal arc-welding,
manual metal arc-welding or gas tungsten arc-welding. You'll gain the
skills to safely work metal-heating and thermal-cutting techniques to
creatively design 3D art.
Choose from one of 500 short courses covering professional,
self-improvement and fun course areas at TAFE NSW.