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As practitioners in the community-service industry, Karingal has an understanding of the importance of making training accessible to people from all backgrounds and abilities.


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Karingal Training staff learn about Brodies Law

The founders of Brodie's Law visited Karingal Training's Werribee office yesterday, and spoke to staff, Transition Education learners and Individual Support learners about the impact of bullying and how people can stand up against it.

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Melbourne business supports transformed job seeker

Melbourne's Justin Andrews has put his troubled past behind him after reconnecting with employment with help from MatchWorks and Karingal Training.

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Young Werribee artist set to shine

Karingal Training Werribee student Penny Keomanivong says she's found the guidance she needed to set her artistic goals and find a path to success.

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Joining forces to restore mental health location

Karingal's mental health program, Transcend, will receive a much needed revamp to their Marshall location this Thursday 25 August thanks to GMHBA workplace volunteers.  

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Register now for Karingal's Hundred Hole Hike

If challenging yourself to six rounds of golf over 15 hours while raising money for a great cause takes your fancy, then it is time to sign up for the Karingal Hundred Hole Hike (HHH) 2017.

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Karingal and St Laurence merge to form a stronger local voice

Karingal will merge with another leading Geelong-based community service organisation St Laurence following an announcement last Friday August 5.

The announcement came after a vote by members of both organisations late last week, with the new entity to be known as Karingal St Laurence.  The two organisations will now spend time working towards transitioning their businesses into a single entity.  Until this process is completed, Karingal and St Laurence will continue to operate as separate organisations.

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Positive partnership continues to blossom

A hands-on learning approach has laid the foundations for a successful and rewarding partnership between Karingal and Rosebud Secondary College (RSC).

Students from RSC who are completing their VCAL have selected Karingal for their student placements over the past decade. They have gained experience in areas such as horticulture and hospitality - two quality Karingal programs which have assisted the students with employability and industry skills. The placements have also supported students to connect with Karingal clients and gain a greater understanding of how important community inclusion is for people with a disability.

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Having the difficult conversation

Communication - no matter how uncomfortable it is - was a key learning at a workshop titled 'A Palliative Approach for People Living with a Disability'.

Karingal partnered with Barwon South Western Region Palliative Care for the May 31 event, which explored a palliative approach and Advance Care Planning for people with a disability.

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Join media statement - Karingal and St Laurence merge giving stronger voice for disability, aged care, employment and housing services

Geelong-based community service organisations Karingal and St Laurence, confirmed today they are merging following ratification of special resolutions put to Association Members of both organisations this week.

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Community Services - Job Ready Qualifications
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Community Services Work
These courses give people the opportunity to combine a passion for care and community services with a rewarding career in a growing field. Learn More
Aged Care
For those aiming to commence a career or update the skills required to work in community and/or residential settings, supporting people to maintain their independence and quality of life. Learn More
These qualifications prepare carers for a rewarding career and provide the knowledge, understanding and confidence to deliver support to a range of people in their homes or in a range of support programs. Learn More
Mental Health
This course is for people interested in applying their knowledge and life skills to supporting people taking steps towards recovery from a wide range of conditions. Learn More
Karingal Training Course Guide

The Karingal Training Course Guide is now available online. 

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General Education and Work Ready Courses
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Karingal through its division MatchWorks supports over 27,000 job seekers every year. Learn More
General Education
Karingal Training understands that for some people, learning in just a classroom doesn’t work. Learn More
Short Courses
At Karingal Training we provide targeted accredited and non-accredited training though short courses designed to improve your current workplace skills or help you become job ready. Learn More
Employment Pathways and Foundations Skills
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