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Learn a hobby

5 short courses to give you hobby inspiration

 Learn a hobby

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 5 short courses to give you hobby inspiration


Hobbies aren't all crochet and gardening (though we have fun courses for those too), you could be exploring the art of photography in your spare time.


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.


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.

Hair and make-up

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.


Learn to create a ceramic masterpiece with clay moulding methods, how to create unique designs using various surface decoration techniques, firing in an kiln and mixing and applying glazes.

Choose from one of 500 short courses covering professional, self-improvement and fun course areas at TAFE NSW.

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